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This Beautiful Chrome Extension Will Improve Your Happiness Level by 150%

This Beautiful Chrome Extension Will Improve Your Happiness Level by 150%

Think back to a time when you had a window seat on a plane on a clear day. Do you remember when it was like to be at 39,000 feet, peering down at the world with wonder? One trip I make often is the one from the east coast (Maryland or New York) to Arizona,...
  • 15 Reasons I'm Skipping All Other Music Festivals Forever for Burning Man

    15 Reasons I’m Skipping All Other Music Festivals Forever for Burning Man

    I wouldn’t consider myself a music festival aficionado. I’ve been to some small ones and some big ones, some ones for electronic music and some more mainstream ones. I like them a lot, enough to attend a few a year. But now that is all ruined. Screw Governor’s Ball. Forget Detroit. And I don’t mind...
    Green Cocktail Party Chatter: The Terrifying Story of Atrazine

    Green Cocktail Party Chatter: The Terrifying Story of Atrazine

    Your weekly rundown of all the news, fashion, and editorial that you need and want to know.¬† Have you heard about microbeads? They’re the tiny plastic beads (in lieu of sands or other natural grains) put into shower scrubs and the like, which of course then wash down the pipes and into waterways. They’re becoming...
    14 Eco-Friendly Gifts Perfect for a Brooklyn Brownstone

    14 Eco-Friendly Gifts Perfect for a Brooklyn Brownstone

    Everyone is trying to capture that special Brooklyn vibe. You know, the charmingly-reclaimed hardwood floors, exposed brick, and decor seemingly plucked from a vintage store in Texas and bazaar in Turkey. While I can’t give you 900 square feet of 12-foot ceilings, I can¬†guide you to gifts that communicate your impeccable Brooklyn taste. So whether...
    Eco-Friendly and Cool Things to Do in NYC This Week, November 15th, 2013

    Eco-Friendly and Cool Things to Do in NYC This Week, November 15th, 2013

    Cultures of Love Pop-Up Shop Thru 11/18 | Mon-Fri 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. | Sat. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. | Sun. 11 to 6 p.m. The ethical online boutique Cultures of Love is going literal, with a pop-up providing you with girly wares that give back. Stop by in the morning for a...
    Eco-Friendly and Cool Things to Do in NYC This Week, November 8th, 2013

    Eco-Friendly and Cool Things to Do in NYC This Week, November 8th, 2013

    And pop-up shop season has begun! Don’t go mindlessly stuffing stockings, though. Give it some thought by picking up crafted, local items that give back. Cultures of Love Pop-Up Shop 11/08 thru 11/18 | Mon-Fri 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. | Sat. Sun. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. | Sun. 11 to 6 p.m. The...
    Eco-Friendly and Cool Things to Do in NYC This Week, November 1st, 2013

    Eco-Friendly and Cool Things to Do in NYC This Week, November 1st, 2013

    You might be like me, in that after Halloween, you never want to go out again. You could also be like me in that you'll forget about that vow 12 hours from now. If so, there's some really thought provoking stuff going on this weekend. Check it out:
    Check Out This Cool Reframe Project From Holstee

    Check Out This Cool Reframe Project From Holstee

    With exactly 24 hours left to go in their Kickstarter project, Holstee has blown past their initial ask of $17,500. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still contribute and snag one of their snazzy reclaimed wood frames. Here’s the story: Holstee is one of those utterly Brooklyn design companies that have dabbled in a variety...