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Portable Washing Machine

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Small, fast-working washing machine uses less water and less detergent per laundry load. $49.99

When you're in a hurry to wash a few items, this washing machine easily solves the problem of having to wait around for your electric or gas washing machine to complete a full load of laundry or feel bad about only washing a few items at a time. Made of plastic with no mechanical parts, the hand powered washing machine comes assembled. Just attach the handle and go! It can last a lifetime......read more

Trevor Gordon: Unpredictable

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Travel photos capture B.C. coast on 35mm film

We recently spotted these photos on The Cleanest Line, the excellent blog published by outdoor clothing brand Patagonia. The pictures, shot by Patagonia friend and product tester Trevor Gordon, document his travels along the west coast of Vancouver Island on a quest for waves.  "There is a beauty to the unpredictable," said Gordon. "Whenever I go on a trip I won't let my trustworthy......read more

Mirrorcube

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Nearly invisible, mirrored tree house opens as part of Swedish "Treehotel."

A central tenet of eco-tourism is that it should keep disturbances to the local ecosytem to an absolute minimum. "Mirrorcube," one of the six rooms at the newly opened Treehotel just south of the Arctic Circle in Sweden, takes that concept to the extreme. The structure is suspended on a tree and completely covered in mirrors, making it nearly invisible. As hotel owner Kent Lindvall......read more

Chris Sisarich: Landscapes

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Take a mental vacation courtesy of New Zealand photographer Chris Sisarich.

So you're at work, eyes glued to the computer screen, wishing you could be anywhere but there. We know the deal. We've been waiting for real science to invent teleportation since science fiction dreamed it up. Since we can't actually steal you away on an exotic journey, we'll do the next best thing -- show you some insanely great travel/landscape photos from Auckland, NZ......read more

America ReCycled

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Crossing the country on bicycle, two brothers search for the American Dream.

As we write, two brothers are making their way across the United States on self-built bikes made from recycled trash, documenting their search for eco-villages, urban farming initiatives, and new ideas for business. America ReCycled, as Tim and Noah Hussin have dubbed their project, is a quest for the lost American Dream. In their own words: "The modern American is so disconnected from those......read more

California Roaming

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On the road with photographer Elizabeth G. Brown.

Is it summer yet? It's barely halfway through February and we're already pining for our first summer road trip, even moreso after checking out this collection of pics from Elizabeth G Brown, in which the LA-based photographer captures her adventures rambling around California, enjoying the Great Outdoors. More "California Roaming" here....read more

Elliot Travel Kit

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Upcycled rubber travel companion from Alchemy Goods. $32.00

The upcycling champs at Alchemy Goods have concocted another winner with the Elliot Dopp Kit, "a sophisticated travel companion suitable for carrying your essential grooming tools and accoutrements." Constructed from old inner tube rubber, this virtually indestructible bathroom bag will handle potential spills with no problems. Thoughtful details include a shiny bicycle valve zipper pull. A......read more

Upcycled Leather Passport Case

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Hitting the road this summer? Stay sorted with Poketo's vintage leather passport holder. $44.00

Summer means traveling, so it's time to start getting prepped for hitting the road. Start with an organizer that keeps all your travel vitals safe and secure. Poketo's Upcycled Leather Passport Case is the nicest looking solution we've seen. Made from 100% vintage sofa leather, each two-tone passport case comes in a one-of-a-kind colorway. A large exterior pocket puts your ticket and boarding......read more

Spring Sets Off Tulip Spectacle in Holland

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Tourists flock to technicolor landscape.

Once a year, more than 10,000 hectares of farmland in northwestern Netherlands burst into a patchwork of colors. Like psychedelic Mondrians, these aerial photos capture the tulip farms at the peak of their technicolor glory. The short-lived Dutch Tulip season attracts tens of thousands of flower-gazers, who set up shop along the fields to take in the show.  (via Daily Mail)...read more

Endstar Roamer Daypack

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Daily laptop/book bag transitions into rough-and-ready hiking pack. $59.99

Endstar's versatile, water-resistant Roamer Daypack works as both a daily city bag and a backcountry hiking pack. The functional design, which incorporates recycled plastic beverage bottles, features a variety of specialized pockets and compartments to safely accommodate laptops, iPods, and other electronic devices. A Daisy chain on the front panel attaches to key chains, carabiners and other......read more

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