Wretched Excess, Packaging Dept: Collingwood Whisky’s Flat Bottle And Plastic Top

October 24, 2011 by  
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Lloyd Alter/ CC BY 2.0 We’re big fans of local food and artisan products, so when I heard about a whisky made in Collingwood, Ontario, where I have snowboarded for years, I had to try it out. It is not bad stuff, has a nice touch of maple in it. The problem is the packaging. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Prettiest Travelling Bike Ever. But At What Price?

August 20, 2010 by  
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images from Wallpaper* Wallpaper* Magazine has always been a bit over the top, but they did have an eye for beautiful things.

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Who Has Open Fires When It’s 100 Degrees Outside? Olive Garden

August 20, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Olive Garden & Peter Baker (Creative Commons) When I wrote about drying clothes indoors , I was surprised to hear that some folks had considered opening the windows and cranking up the heat on the thermostat as a “green” method of clothes drying – even when you wouldn’t otherwise need to heat your house. But they’re not the only ones doing weird things out of season—tipster Ty tells us that his local…

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There’s No Recession in the New York Times Homes Section

June 17, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Joe Fletcher The rich are different from you and me; they read the New York Times Home and Garden section on Thursdays, and don’t seem to know that there is a recession. But they are beginning to deal with the concept of living with less, and show a couple squeezing into a modest 1100 square foot house in Mill Valley, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright disciple Daniel J

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CES 2010 – Wretched Excess Dept: Bathroom Mirror Televisions and $40,000 Cyborg Workstations

January 8, 2010 by  
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