Because It’s Wednesday
In our society we live in a constant state of amusement. We leave little to no time to reflect on things that matter. In the words of Lewis Mumford,
“A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty, the contemplation of mystery, or the search of truth or perfection is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession of such days is fatal to human life.”
I discovered Explosions In The Sky my senior year of High School. 6 years later their music still takes me to a place of refuge. I hope it can do the same for you.
The beginning of our Atlanta urban garden project
Billboard Creates Drinking Water
If we can’t burn them down for being such an eye sore.. we might as well use them to make clean drinking water.
Shipping Container Market
22 freight containers salvaged to make Brooklyn’s Dekalb Market
Dumpster Designer Furniture
2 craftsman capitalizing on “waste”, turning Brooklyn’s garbage into furniture. Think twice and get creative before you make your next trip to Restoration Hardware.
Downsizing // How much space do we REALLY need?
The average American home is 2,500 sq ft. For JT, 117 square feet is just right. Tumbleweed Tiny House Company, started by Jay Shafer, is making simple living.. simpler.
Seattle’s Garden of Eatin’ // Nation’s First Food Forest
Yes it’s true. Visitors will be stepping into a real life organic version of Willy Wonka. 7 acres of Seattle will be used to develop a permaculture forest. Talk of non GMO snozberries are causing quite a stir.
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