Buy One, Give One Free @ TOMS

Posted on May 13, 2008 Under Fashion

TOMS shoes -- y'know the minimalist designed shoes that look like Argentinean foot wraps. We love them, but if the simple fact of wearing comfortable, colorful, slipper-like shoes in the summer isn't enough for you, TOMS has an additional incentive.…

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How I Spent My Stimulus

Posted on May 8, 2008 Under Life

Once upon a time, Barry and Levon had $240, and that bought...a lot of puddin'. But, what if they had $600? That would just be too ridiculous to comprehend. How I Spent My Stimulus takes a look at what Americans…

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Guerrilla Gardening

Posted on May 7, 2008 Under Eco

When we used to sneak out of our parents house in high school, it was just to party and drink beer. When Richard Reynolds started sneaking out at night, it was to plant flowers in front of his flat. We're…

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Catch Banksy in Action

Posted on May 5, 2008 Under Art

This weekend's bank holiday in London is almost over, so you better hurry if you want to have a chance to compete with elusive graffiti artist, Banksy. The Cans Festival opened up a half mile of unused tunnel behind Waterloo…

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Bantu Republic Tees

Posted on April 30, 2008 Under Fashion

Many well-meaning organizations seek to make people aware of world issues through largely unsuccessful methods, like badgering people on street corners to sign petitions or sending a constant stream of spam. The forward thinking folks at Bantu Republic have come…

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Apolis Activism

Posted on March 12, 2008 Under Fashion

American Apparel may claim to wear its conscience on its ribbed thermal sleeve, but Apolis Activism lives up to its claim of socially responsible fashion. Raan, Shea, and Sten Parton started their designer couture rooted firmly in charitable work. They've…

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Seven Magazine

Posted on February 19, 2008 Under Life

Unlike the issues of Entertainment Weekly that we didn't subscribe to, but end up in our mailbox anyway, Seven Magazine is about pop culture and social responsibility. Since its inception in 2004, the British-based zine takes aim at the global…

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Let's Make a Difference in 2008

Posted on December 28, 2007 Under Life

For those of you who were hanging around here last year, you'd remember the infamous 6 resolutions I made for 2008. I'll cover how I've done on the others ones soon, but time is of the essence to circle back…

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Posted on October 15, 2007 Under Life

While we're on the subject of saving the world (Were we? Do Superheroes ever rest?) perhaps today is the right day to enter cause/affect, AIGA San Francisco's biennial graphic design competition, which celebrates work that positively impacts society and communities.…

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Talk Shop Fridays: Your Predictions for Live Earth

Posted on July 6, 2007 Under Music

With the much anticipated Live Earth concert rapidly approaching (14 hours, 36 minutes until launch), I thought it'd be interesting to poll you, the readership, about your thoughts surrounding the concert. It's going to be happening simultaneously on 7…

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