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Sungevity and Lowe's Join Forces to Boost Solar Sales

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Home improvement giant buys stake in rooftop solar start-up

Lowe's, the second largest home improvement retailer in the U.S., has purchased minority a stake in Sungevity and will offer the solar leasing company's services in its stores.  The deal, announced Monday, will give Lowe's customers in-store access to Sungevity's web-based iQuote system, which uses satellite imagery to provide rooftop solar installation estimates. The program is set......read more

Caterpillar House by Feldman Architecture

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A zero-energy stunner nestled in the rolling hills near Carmel, CA

Tasked with creating a modern ranch house with informed by environmental ideals, Feldman Architecture delivered this stunner of a home nestled in the rolling hills near Carmel, CA. Dubbed Caterpillar House in reference to its undulating form, the home features an open plan with a powerful connection between indoor and outdoor space.  With walls constructed from repurposed earth generated......read more

Cabinets Of Curiosities From Steffan Dam

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Intricately Crafted Marine Life Specimens Suspended In Glass

Artist Steffan Dam produces fantastical and intricately-crafted specimens that look as though they exist in the real world. Suspended in glass jars and on plates, their forms mimic well-known creatures of the sea and budding plants. Although Dam’s work is based in imagination, his skills as a craftsman—including glass blowing, casting, and grinding—produce a hyperrealistic......read more

Incense Pyres by Blackbird

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These sophisticated scents prove that incense isn't just for hippies $28.00

These sophisticated scents from Seattle's Blackbird prove that incense is no longer the exclusive purview of dreadlocked white dudes wearing sarongs. The conical pyres, created in-house by Blackbird, put a contemporary spin on the ancient art of incense burning, with nine elegant fragrances to transform any space. Choose from 12 intriguingly named scents, either in a 20-pyre tin ($28) or a......read more

Afghan Girls Stoked on Skateboarding

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Skate-and-educate NGO empowers youth in war-torn Afghanistan

Kat Lister for VICE: Seven years ago, Australian skateboarder Oliver Percovich sparked a commotion on the streets of Kabul and inadvertently started a gender revolution. His board and four wheels attracted the attention of the kids around him, most of whom had never seen a skateboard before. He noticed something else: The girls were interested, too. Skateistan began in 2007 when Percovich......read more

Ceramic Bangles by Erin Lightfoot

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Limited run porcelain jewelry features intricate geometric prints $80.00

A graphic designer by trade, Erin Lightfoot has ventured into ceramics to create unique pieces of porcelain jewelry patterned with her own geometric prints. Lightfoot's dynamic approach to color and composition is on full display in her range of bangles, featuring digital patterns inspired by Edwardian tiles and the 1900 Exposition Universelle. Each piece is fired three times, then hand......read more

Dan Barber: The Farm-to-Table Movement Isn't Working

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Chef and sustainable food advocate presents radical new vision for food

As the brainchild Blue Hill at Stone Barns, Dan Barber knows a thing or two about the farm-to-table movement. Diners at the restaurant, which sits on a farm along the Hudson River, are served food that's harvested on the farm year-round. It's a great model, one that we like so much that we partnered with Stone Barns for our Mobile Kitchen Classroom project. But Barber thinks there's a problem......read more

Tom Colicchio Will Save the World

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NYT profiles one of the most powerful advocates for sustainable food

The New York Times has published a profile on chef and food activist Tom Colicchio that shows just what a bad ass the guy really us. Over his storied, 20-plus year career, the "Top Chef" judge and owner of the Craft chain of restaurants has emerged as one of the most powerful advocates of the sustainable food movement: Though the field is crowded with colleagues and competitors — Mario......read more

Food Tripping Across America: Baton Rouge, LA

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Food Tripping locates the best local spots in the South

As Louisiana's second biggest city, Baton Rouge sits comfortably on Interstate 10, making it a perfect place to explore on any cross-country roadtrip. Begin at Truly Free Bakery, where they bake the most delicious organic treats from scratch with all natural, organic ingredients. Endless healthy food options makes Truly Free a great place to start your day. Don't pass up the breakfast tacos......read more

Ice Typography: Land Art by Nicole Dextras

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3D words, fabricated in ice, explore the relationship between language and landscape

Canadian environmental artist Nicole Dextras makes creative use of a cold climate with Ice Typography, an ongoing exploration of the ever-shifting relationship between language and landscape. The works consist of three-dimensional words fabricated in ice and erected outdoors. From 18-inch words in the Toronto cityscape, to 8-foot high letters in the Arctic, the works are ephemeral and in constant......read more

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