Patagonia made $10 million for charity on Black Friday

December 3, 2016 by  
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In a single day, outdoor retailer Patagonia raised 10 million bucks for the environment. All of the sales from Black Friday are going to grassroots organizations working to protect the planet. Think of it as a fundraiser for the Earth that shattered previous records.

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This 86 year old man learned how to knit so he could make hats for preemies

November 26, 2016 by  
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Ed Moseley was looking for a way to make a difference in the world from inside his assisted living facility. So he picked up some needles and yarn and learned how to knit so that he could help provide caps for premature babies to help keep them cozy and warm. So far, he has churned out 50 of these hats and he hopes to make 30 a month going forward.

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13 giant bird nests for humans that just beg you to cozy up and relax

November 19, 2016 by  
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There’s something about a giant bird nest that screams enchanted fairytale. We’ve rounded up 13 of these magical nests that are perfect for kids and the kid-at-heart. From exotic spirit nests to cozy little reading nests that just beg you to climb in and cuddle up, there’s something for to inspire everyone.  

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This scarf can filter pollution and monitor local air quality

September 24, 2016 by  
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It’s a daily reality that many of us have to live with: inescapable smoggy, polluted air that harms our health. You could wear a gas mask around town, but what if you could wear something a little more practical and stylish? The Wair scarf can neutralize harmful emissions, monitor air quality and let you breathe easy all while looking good and feeling comfortable.

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Iconic Game of Thrones battle brought to life with massive 3D embroidery

July 16, 2016 by  
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Game of Thrones   Night King , leader of the White Walkers, resurrected hundreds of slain Wildlings in what is now widely considered one of the hit HBO series’s most thrilling scenes. To celebrate the show’s DVD release, HBO commissioned the  Embroiderer’s Guild to recreate the massacre of Hardhome . The result is awe-inspiring 3D embroidery made by Britain’s leading textile artisans. READ MORE > 

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Handmade Hope gives underprivileged artists a platform to create a self-sustaining business

April 14, 2016 by  
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Handmade Hope is a channel that helps create  sustainable opportunities for people who are economically underprivileged, in order to create self-sustaining ecosystems in which people can grow and flourish. In the process of community building, the founders came across many individuals and organizations who were highly skilled craftsmen at creating artistic souvenirs. Handmade Hope gives these people a platform by acting as a connecting link between them and the market, increasing their sales and helping them achieve self sustainability. + Handmade Hope

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Google.org awards $20 million to groups developing tech for people with disabilities

April 13, 2016 by  
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Last year , Google.org announced their Google Impact Challenge: Disabilities competition, and over 1,000 nonprofits from 88 countries submitted designs for open source technology that could improve the lives of disabled people around the world. This week, Google.org announced the 29 winners , to whom they have dished out a cool $20 million. Read the rest of Google.org awards $20 million to groups developing tech for people with disabilities

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Whole Foods reveals the bleak future of dessert without bees

April 13, 2016 by  
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Whole Foods once again puts into perspective just how important bees are to human survival – and our taste for baked goods. In order to draw attention to the plight of bees and their demise’s potential impact on agriculture, Whole Foods and The Xerxes Society joined forces to illustrate what a bakery department would look like without them. And it doesn’t look good. Read the rest of Whole Foods reveals the bleak future of dessert without bees

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Tree of Life redesigned to reflect thousands of new species

April 13, 2016 by  
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Bacteria fill the Earth, and a new scientific study reveals just how prevalent they are. Scientists led by biologist Laura Hug, who currently teaches at the University of Waterloo , mapped a new Tree of Life diagram that contradicts past images. The Tree of Life used to highlight our visible environment, including mainly animals and plants, but the new Tree of Life draws attention to the most massive invisible population on our globe: bacteria. Read the rest of Tree of Life redesigned to reflect thousands of new species

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Blu Homes launches 16 new affordable prefab home designs, including new tiny homes

April 13, 2016 by  
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As a dynamic force in the prefabricated green building industry , Blu Homes has consistently been pushing the boundaries of prefab home design for many years. That’s why we’re excited to announce that the California-based prefab home manufacturer is unveiling a bunch of new house designs in a wider variety of sizes and at dramatically lower price points than ever before, including some new tiny homes and a charming prefab farmhouse. Inhabitat visited their historic 250,000 square-foot factory in Vallejo, Northern California to get the scoop. Read on for the exclusive details. Read the rest of Blu Homes launches 16 new affordable prefab home designs, including new tiny homes

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