Gotham Greens

Posted on June 22, 2011 Under Food

Jeff tipped me off to this. For better or for worse (I think the former), this is the future. Gotham Greens is a hydroponic farm located on a rooftop in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. They will be growing a diverse range of lettuce, salad…

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Sunpocket Sunglasses

Posted on June 16, 2011 Under Fashion

Sunpocket Original Sunglasses are back from the dead– now available in literally more than a dozen colors for only $65. It looks like some Swedish entrepreneurs bought the French company and relaunched it (yes I'm also wondering what a cool…

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Bike In Theatre: NYC

Posted on June 14, 2011 Under Life

Old friend Jason Anello of Forking Tasty and Manifold has successfully merged his day job and night job with this Bike-In-Theater concept. Two weeks ago on a dead end street in Brooklyn over looking the Manhattan skyline, 100 riders showed…

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Greenpeace: A New Warrior

Posted on June 14, 2011 Under Eco

The Greenpeace: A New Warrior campaign is easily one of the most moving (and hopefully effective) uses of story telling and crowd sourced funding for good I've seen in a while. They're asking for help building a new Rainbow Warrior…

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The Quantum Parallelograph

Posted on June 1, 2011 Under Life

This is frighteningly bizarre and terribly awesome. Reminds me of something Jonathan Harris would do. The Quantum Parallelograph is an exploratory public engagement project examining the scientific and philosophical ideas surrounding the theory of quantum physics and multiple universes. The…

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Jan Chipchase Blogs On

Posted on May 11, 2011 Under Life

If you're not reading my friend Jan Chipchase's blog Future Perfect you're missing out. His travel schedule rivals my own as he bounces around the globe. Most recently between Shanghai, Libya, Cairo in only a few days on research and…

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Turf Geography Club

Posted on May 6, 2011 Under Life

Turf is Foursquare meets Monopoly. This is going to be big. You can support it on Kickstarter.

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Awkward Price

Posted on February 17, 2011 Under Life

Interesting social experiment taking place here. Not entirely sure it will work, but good effort. Awkwardprice is a buzzy viral experiment where advertisers catch the attention of the public by paying crazy money for common and worthless items sold on…

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Music Blog Zeitgeist: 2010

Posted on January 12, 2011 Under Music

I ran into my friend Anthony from Hype Machine on a plane today, how random. Or maybe not so random! He just launched the Music Blog Zeitgeist for 2010. It's a collection of the very best music of 2010 as…

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Undercity Adventures

Posted on January 3, 2011 Under Life

Boing Boing tipped me off to this NPR Interview about exploring the underground tunnels in NYC, and then I found this video about Steve Duncan (above). Fascinating, and totally bad ass.  Listen to the interview as well if you have…

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