Wend Magazine

Posted on August 25, 2008 Under Eco

Even if you don't travel a lot, you're probably already familiar with the following stereotypical image of an eco-conscious traveler: Birkenstocks on calloused feet, an unruly mane and facial hair, reeking of patchouli, and vegetarian. I swear on my mother's…

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Take Pride

Posted on August 14, 2008 Under Life

The 2008 Olympics are like the war in Iraq. You may not approve of the politics, but you still want to support the people. Take Pride is a T-shirt company that designs tees that illustrate the stories of young soldiers…

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Remember Tibet

Posted on August 4, 2008 Under Life

Ever since Beijing was picked to be the site of the Olympics (which, as we all know, starts on Friday) controversy has ensued. From concerns about pollution to censored web access, issues leading up to the Games are only going…

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Tappening Bags

Posted on July 17, 2008 Under Eco

Tappening's "Message In A Bottle" campaign against bottled water was a roaring success. The tap drinking crusaders collected one million water bottles to send to Coca Cola CEO Muhtar Kent to protest the pollution caused by bottled water consumption. But…

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Myanmar Aid from Typefaces?

Posted on June 26, 2008 Under Design

This past January, John Rambo (as portrayed by Sylvester Stallone), descended upon the borders of Myanmar to dole out "aid" in the form of explosions and plenty of collateral damage. Presently, that kind of "assistance" isn't going to be of…

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Greenpeace's Origami Whale

Posted on May 29, 2008 Under Design

Those folks at Greenpeace have come up with a new ad campaign aimed at stopping whaling with a sly swipe at the Japanese for their legalization practices. Users can go to their website and make a traditional "paper" origami whale.…

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Book of Warriors

Posted on May 28, 2008 Under Fashion

Sneakers and footwear are such an everyday part of our lives that I think we sometimes take it for granted. While I read about the latest Nike Quickstrikes on Hypebeast and query sizing options for Red Wing Gentleman Traveler's on…

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Give a Drop

Posted on May 22, 2008 Under Eco

Time for some hard numbers. More than two million people die every year from water-related diseases and there are a billion people in the world who live without clean water. That's "billion""¦ with a "b." Think about that the next…

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Popping Up in L.A.

Posted on May 19, 2008 Under Design

After enjoying a successful month-plus long run in the hills of L.A., The Storefront for Art and Architecture recently folded up the tents to its Pop-Up Store so they could sprout in another city. This time they're taking the show…

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Smoking Kills More

Posted on May 13, 2008 Under Life

50 Graus -- the heads we told you about last year who put ice penguins under the hot sun in a Sao Paulo park to make a point about global warming -- is on our radar again (thanks to the…

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