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How To Stay Warm Without Cranking The Heat

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Bambeco offers up some household tips for staying warm this winter

Brrr! There’s a chill in the air that means winter is on the way. Before Jack Frost settles in, take a few easy steps to prepare your home. You’ll stay cozy all winter long knowing you’ve been good to your wallet and the planet. Get audited – before you do anything, have a home energy audit done. You’ll find the areas of your home that really need work, and......read more

Brower Youth Awards - Adarsha Shivakumar

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Adarsha Shivakumar a remarkable game-changer already

This Brower Youth Award video will inspire you. Adarsha is a remarkable young boy who, with the help of his family, initiated a way to make a dent in the climate change issues in India. After researching, he came upon a plant, jatropha, whihc can be used as a biofuel, and incorporated it with a mandate to empower women in india to help lift them out of poverty. This kid could seriously be a......read more

What Is Missing?

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Maya Lin's new "Listening Cone" installation brings attention to the crisis of collapsed biodiversity.

In San Francisco, the main component of Maya Lin's What Is Missing? art project - a "multi sited artwork dedicated to bringing awareness to the current crisis surrounding biodiversity and habitat loss" - was unveiled yesterday. Lin, who is best known for her design of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., says this memorial will be her last. "My goal with......read more

Whither the Monarch

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Another insect appears headed for an unprecedented population crash

The monarch butterfly appears to be experiencing a massive population crash, the likes of which hasn't been seen before. The butterflies, which migrate to Mexico in the fall, have been appearing there in shockingly low numbers. Last year there were 60 million, a record low that that seems enormous compared with the fewer than three million that have shown up so far this year. From the New York......read more

Trailer For This Changes Everything

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Directed By Avi Lewis and Narrated and Inspired by the Book by Naomi Klein

Inspired by Naomi Klein's book of the same title, the feature documentary is opening next week. This powerful film is a must-see. But don't just take our word for it.  Watch this. Here's a link to the screenings: http://thefilm.thischangeseverything.org/screenings/ Go see this film and see for yourself how we have an opporunity to change everything....read more

Modest Mouse "Coyotes" Video

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In a real-life-inspired video, a furry passenger hops a ride on public transit

“Coyotes” is a gentle, folky number from Modest Mouse's upcoming album, Strangers To Ourselves. It comes to us alongside a video starring a furry protagonist. According to fan site Interstate 8, “The video is inspired by the true story of a coyote that rode Portland’s MAX light rail train in 2002,” an incident that also inspired a track by Sleater-Kinney. The video......read more

Tsampa Soup by Patagonia

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Organic soup mix inspired by Himalayan Sherpa cuisine $6.50

Patagonia's nascent range of food products, dubbed Patagonia Provisions, has a new offering in the form of Tsampa Soup, an organic veggie soup mix inspired by Yvon Chouinard's travels in Nepal. There, nearly 35 years ago, he was introduced to tsampa, a simple roasted grain staple that provides high-altitude fuel for Sherpa climbers on their Himalayan ascents. With organic Tsampa Soup, Patagonia......read more

The Peach Kings "Be Around"

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Dandy of a video by director Paul Trillo inspired by double exposed photography

Los Angeles duo Paige Wood and Steven Trezevant, aka The Peach Kings, have shared a new video for their hazy, distorted single "Be Around." The couple (an actual couple) turned to frequent collaborator Paul Trillo, a Brooklyn director who had already churned out two videos for the band. Trillo knocked it out of the park with this beautiful piece of film inspired by double exposed......read more

Food Co-op Launching in Paris

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Upstart program partly inspired by Brooklyn co-op

From writer Rachel Signer and our friends at Collectively: France has long been known as a mecca of quality food, and eating well as a hallmark of French culture. You can hardly walk a block in most of central Paris without inhaling the intoxicating aroma of a cheese counter or charcuterie, or admiring a tower of fresh produce from France and all over the world. But there's one thing you won't......read more

Standing Bowl by Fort Standard

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American-made, sand cast aluminum bowl with architecturally inspired planar legs $84.00

We first became aware of Brooklyn-based design studio Fort Standard via their amazing geometric brass bottle openers. We checked back in recently to discover that the two-man operation has expanded its home product line to include these architecture-inspired standing bowls. Made of sand cast aluminum, the clean, understated bowls are elevated off the table surface by upright planar......read more

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