Name Name

title
descript

SEARCH

22 results for "signal shed"
Page
1

Signal Shed by Ryan Lingard

read
A $10,000 micro-hideaway in the Oregon woods

When Mariah Morrow and Ryan Lingard saw an ad in the Joseph, Oregon local paper for a $47,000, 100- by 150-foot parcel of land, they lit up. "Where most people would have seen a steep, partially burned, partially logged slope that didn’t have utilities, we just saw possibilities," Mariah recalls. The Signal Shed, as they've dubbed their miniature wilderness outpost, was designed by......read more

Bees Bummed About Cell Phones

read
Signals from mobile phones may be partly to blame for mysterious decline of bee populations around the world

Bee populations around the world are in massive decline, with scientists blaming it on a lack of genetic diversity, urbanization, and increased pesticide use. Now, Swiss scientists have discovered a surprising new culprit that doesn't seem so nefarious from here: our cell phones. The researchers conducted 83 different experiments in which cell phones were placed inside bee hives, and the bees'......read more

Lumen Bike by Mission Bicycle

shop
Shedding a new light on bike design. $1,149.00

By day the Lumen may look like a typical gray bike, but by night prepare to glow. The first of its kind, the Lumen is a retro-reflective bicycle. Custom built in San Francisco, the bike returns any light that hits the frame and wheels directly back to the light source.  No on/off switch, no batteries necessary, this is pure science and a beuatiful thing to witness....read more

Tree Cutting = Fewer Fish

read
Deforestation can cause a diminished fish supply

We know that the loss of forests isn’t just a problem for the creatures that call woodlands home — it’s also a major contributor to global warming. And it doesn’t stop there: deforestation, a new study finds, may also be causing fish to starve. Destroy one thing, and it can have all sorts of unforeseen consequences. The environment is just crazy like......read more

What Surprises Might Climate Change Bring Within Our Lifetimes?

read
A newly published report lays out the latest findings

Many of the impacts of climate change may not be felt for hundreds of years, but according to a new report from the National Academy of Sciences, some of the biggest changes will be "abrupt," and we would be well advised to start preparing for them. In the paper, titled "Abrupt Climate Change: Inevitable Surprises," the researchers argue that in the coming decades, global warming will bring a......read more

Lou Reed: Romanticism

read
Rock legend's final pubished photobook features stunning B&W images of sublime landscapes

Former Velvet Underground frontman Lou Reed, who passed away last week at the age of 71, is one of the most important figures in rock 'n roll history. You don't need us to tell you that, but you might not be aware that he is also a serious photographer, and it wouldn't be right if we didn't pay him tribute by posting some of his work. These selections are found in Romanticism, Reed's third book......read more

Brooklyn Informed: The Gowanus Canal

watch
Learn more about the Gowanus Canal "sewershed," newly named an EPA Superfund site.

The murky depths of Brooklyn's highly polluted Gowanus Canal conceal the remains of its industrial past. Now, having recently been listed on the Environmental Protection Agency's Superfund National Priorities List, it looks to a clean future ahead. The best part? Restoring the canal will be paid for by polluters, not taxpayers....read more

Washed Out, "Amor Fati"

watch
On the road in Iceland

Shot in Iceland (trending!), the video for "Amor Fati" pairs Washed Out's emotional synth pop with a good old-fashioned travel film. The video, directed by Yoonha Park, features fellow musician Luke Rathborne rambling around the Nordic nation, chasing livestock, bathing with a beautiful woman, and generally re-creating the delerious sense of wonder and isolation one gets on a solo......read more

Driftwood Hooks

shop
Washed up wood repurposed as colorful hangers $25.00

As a kid growing up on the shores of Lake Erie in western New York, Kiel Mead had a "love affair" with driftwood, which he collected for display at home. Now a designer living in Brooklyn, Mead works primarily with found objects, refashioning them in new and interesting ways. Mead makes clever and colorful use of driftwood with these unique, one-of-a-kind hooks, which  are stained......read more

Washed Out, "Before" (Unofficial)

watch
Standout track off new Washed Out record laced with nostalgic visuals by Franck Deron

We've said it before: fan-made music videos are one of the internet's greatest gifts. Add this one to the pile. Director/editor/photographer Franck Deron cobbled together some vintage visuals to set with Washed Out's "Before," a highlight off his well-received Within and Without LP, released a week ago on Sub Pop. The grainy, nostalgic clips sit well with the bliss-pop rhythms and Ernest Greene's......read more

Page
1