8 Ways To Elevate Mindful Gifting This Holiday Season:

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8 Ways To Elevate Mindful Gifting This Holiday Season: Conscious consumerism has arrived and is here to stay. Climate change is becoming more apparent every year, and is fueling consumers interest in their consumption habits and impact. Spreading positivity and tangible solutions with gifts this holiday season, is the perfect way to close out 2016. We have gathered 8 mindful companies doing…

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A Fresh Look At Thoreau’s Walden Pond

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For all of us who look to the woods, wilderness and open road for an escape or adventure of a lifetime, the word Thoreau means something. He was the guy who made tiny homes cool, cabins rad, and giving the middle finger to society sexy. Most of us have probably read his quotes peppered across…

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Saving The Ocean By Turning Abandoned Fishing Nets Into Skateboards

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There’s a giant island of trash the size of Texas that lives in the middle of the Pacific Ocean called the Great Pacific Garbage Patch; it’s a mass of micro and macro plastics, shipping containers, fishing nets, abandoned long lines (miles of hooked lines that continue to catch and kill), buoys, barrels, plastic bottles, lighters,…

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Filmmaker Community for Action Sports

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There are plenty of places to post videos online, but this new platform wants to be the hub for action sports filmmaking specifically, which makes it at least intellectually interesting to us. Developed in Russia and Bali, BOLDKIT wants to be the one-stop-shop for showcasing, storing and “optimizing the impact of raw footage created by…

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Stuff We Like: Hitcase

Stuff We Like: Hitcase

By Reis Paluso As I packed for a recent trip to the Mentawais, I realized I was bringing quite a lot of electronic equipment–more than I had on any trip. My pack included a Canon 7D, a couple lenses, a GoPro Hero3, myriad accessories and my newest contraption, a Hitcase Pro for my iPhone 5….

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What you need if you want to run barefoot…or even if you dont // Review of Bedrock Sandals

What you need if you want to run barefoot...or even if you dont // Review of Bedrock Sandals

Review by Heidi Redlitz Minimalist running is no new trend. It’s been played up by major sports apparel companies to squeeze some extra bucks out of excitable athletes, but it’s also a concept that harkens back to ancient footwear as being no more than a sole and some straps. Dan and Nick, co-founders of Bedrock…

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North of the Sun // Film Review

North of the Sun // Film Review

We have another surf film review from a reader we thought you would be interested in. There is talk about this documentary being one of the best, and with cold water surfing gaining the notoriety that we know it is, we can see why this excursion to the North of the Sun has been impressing festival audiences…

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Intentio // Film Review

Intentio // Film Review

The independent surf film Intentio, by Loïc Wirth, has been out since 2012 with steady attention being directed its way throughout the year. One of our readers got in touch to share a brief review he did on the film, and since we haven’t been able to catch it in any festivals, we thought it might…

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