I-tal Collective Kickstarter

I-tal Collective is a contemporary artists collective promoting creativity and cultural exchange through muralists and sustainable practices. The team is pre-launching a unique collection of Hemp made products through a Kickstarter campaign which has 7 days left. We connected with one of I-tal’s founders, Vincente, to learn more about the campaign and the Collective itself. I-Tal Collective’s…

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Surfing The Slow Life

Surfing The Slow Life

Sandra Tinari is an Australian photojournalist who’s been traveling the world surfing and writing about cultures she finds. You can learn more about her in this past interview or check out her website. Eating fresh, locally produced food is an age-old philosophy that’s regaining popularity as many of us opt out of the fast lane and think more about…

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Making It: Surf Sauna

surf sauna

Some time ago, friends and cold water surfers Tyler Sauter, Zak Robinson and Ross Beane decided they were tired of freezing their balls off after a winter session in New Hampshire. Never wanting to give up the surf, they innovated. Last year, they built the first Surf Sauna, a portable heated space made out of…

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China Bans Domestic Ivory Trade

Last week China made headlines for announcing a policy shift that would the ban the domestic ivory trade, which will likely curb the tide of ivory that has fueled the largest ivory market on Earth, an economy that has helped drive a decline in African elephants that is plaguing a continent. A recent article by…

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Hitting the Road // Family Style

Hitting the Road // Family Style

Hitting the Road // Family Style By Rhea Cortado  It’s a transporting experience to scroll through the daily life of the nomad family Adam and Emily Harteau and their daughter Colette, but it’s all documented on their blog, ouropenroad.com. Since October, 2012, they have been chugging along in their Westy through Central and South America, capturing…

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How To Buy 40 Acres in Texas and Build a tiny home for under 10K

Nine years ago John Wells sold his heavily-mortgaged home in upstate New York and bought 40 acres in West Texas for $8000. The area (Brewster County) is so isolated there are no codes or zoning restrictions so Wells built his own tiny home (in 9 days with $1600) relying on his set-building experience. Not wanting…

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Terasu Presents: How To Find Freedom With A Gentem Fish

Gentem Stick has undoubtedly made a huge impact on the snowboard world by harking back to the roots of snowboarding, which lie in surfing. There’s an emphasis on understanding the terrain and thinking about what it means to be engaged with the mountains.   From Gentem:The wave and the snow. These two elements are similar…

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Happy Campers: Jake Voss

jake voss van life happy camper

Here’s a look at logger, Jake Voss’, modifications to his VW Transporter to get it ready for long road trips into far off destinations. He’s not living in it full time, but these stints on the road are breaking it in nicely, should he ever decide to make the plunge. Read on for details on…

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