Grow Food (and Light) in Your Home?!

Imagine a Future where you can grow protein rich food and light in your home. Today there’s an art installation called “The Living Things.” The Living Things exhibit is currently installed at The Mattress Factory, an extension of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In the furniture created by Douenias and Frier, spirulina is the…

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Web Surfing: May 11-17

Web Surfing: May 11-17

Today’s roundup expands beyond surfing to explore some pretty interesting DIY energy consumption and production projects and gets back to Josh Oldenburg for some more details on his shaping philosophy. But, like always, we do have plenty of surf film trailers and short clips from of surf travels from around the world. Settle in, stay…

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FYI: Solar-Powered, Portable Outlet

FYI: Solar-Powered, Portable Outlet

We came across this gem while wasting time on Facebook, so, not all hope is lost in the void. The good folks at Grist, an environmental news site with a snarky twist, recently posted details a solar-powered, portable outlet designed by Yanko Design. It is a circular outlet with a fairly tiny solar grid attached to…

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POV Shorts II: Nate Tyler Part 1

POV Shorts II: Nate Tyler Part 1

When we hear the name Nate Tyler, it conjures images of big airs juxtaposed with Californian wild flowers. Talented surf film director Joe G. explores a deeper side of this surf star by showing his off-the-grid life his father has cultivated in the hills of Central Cali. The Surfer’s Journal is relaunching their POV Shorts…

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Homemade Spacecraft

Homemade Spacecraft

This inspiring DIY space voyage follows the journey of a “take-out” wrapper into outer space with the use of a weather balloon and an HD camera. The balloon goes 19 miles up into the stratosphere, taking about 70 minutes, before it bursts and drops at 150 mph back to the earth with it’s parachute deployed….

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