Rest In Peace, As a Tree

Published on May 1st, 2014 | by Chris Campbell

Urna Bios gives the idea of ‘putting down roots’ a whole different meaning. This company constructs urns made of coconut shell, peat, and cellulose. They contain a person’s cremated remains, and a seed. The phosphorous-rich ashes serve [&hellip... Read More


Energy Acquaintanceship: We’re All In It Together

Published on April 14th, 2014 | by Chris Campbell

Andres Amador uses a rake to expose wet sand on North Californian beaches during low tide. The result? Vast esoteric designs: beautifully intricate, and excruciatingly temporary. Images by Andres Amador CC: After finishing a piece you [&hellip... Read More


Tweaking Reality, Life/Death, & Trilobites

Published on March 28th, 2014 | by Chris Campbell

The countless promos for pricy perfumes, the ads for high-end rum, and all the other irksome marketing humdrum vanished from the streets of Paris. And what settled into the newly blank spaces? Marvel, awe, and beauty, [&hellip... Read More


Taken Out Of Your Daily Reality

Published on March 18th, 2014 | by Chris Campbell

I recently had the chance to peel the onion with marvelous Dutch duo, FRONT404. The inquisitive tandem is comprised of Thomas voor ‘t Hekke and Bas van Oerle. CC: To begin, can you give a quick [&hellip... Read More


Make Your Escape.

Published on March 9th, 2014 | by Chris Campbell

We don’t want tedious days. We want our days animated by the unexpected; we want to witness mysteries slowly becoming known. Yet many of us trudge through monotone workweeks chasing dangling-carrot weekends. Ji Lee, artist and [&hellip... Read More


The Vigorous Life of a Loom

Published on February 10th, 2014 | by Chris Campbell

I was very lucky to converse with Argentinean yarn guru, Alexandra Kehayoglou. She creates carpets that simulate rich meadows, lush gardens, and many other sumptuous landscapes. Unless noted otherwise all images by Alexandra Kehayoglou. CC: You [&hellip... Read More


A Transient Fashion of Skin

Published on December 15th, 2013 | by Chris Campbell

I got a chance to chat with Ariana Page Russell, who creates images by using her own hypersensitive flesh to illustrate the ways we expose, express, adorn and articulate ourselves. Skin becomes like paper, a place [&hellip... Read More


Dark Skies Revive Cosmic Wonder

Published on November 28th, 2013 | by Chris Campbell

Almost two-thirds of the U.S. population resides where they cannot see the stars of the Milky Way at night. This is a problem. And it is being solved one Dark Sky Park at a time. “I [&hellip... Read More


Far Out Isn’t Far Enough

Published on November 16th, 2013 | by Chris Campbell

Brad Bernstein’s recent documentary, Far Out Isn’t Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story, chronicles the peculiar life of a subversive and perverse Alsatian illustrator and author. Check out the film’s iTunes page – it’s a small documentary, but everywhere the film [&hellip... Read More


This Work is Not For Us. It is For the Future. And Robots.

Published on October 28th, 2013 | by Chris Campbell

Computers will outlast their makers. Technology will supplant humanity. And craft should follow suit, divulges artist Ashley Zelinskie, a 3-D printer creating artwork that both a person and a computer can appreciate. Examples include a sculpture [&hellip... Read More


3-D Printing Incites a Lightning Storm of Imagination

Published on October 15th, 2013 | by Chris Campbell

Biotechnology firms are using 3-D printing to build organs – ears, livers, kidneys, and more. Living cells are deposited onto a sugar matrix, and layer-by-layer a vascular system comes to life via inkjet techniques. The Cornell [&hellip... Read More


Animal Communication: Is It Really Possible?

Published on September 30th, 2013 | by Chris Campbell

The human imagination travels faster than reality. Visionaries dream up worlds bursting with implausibility. However, it is astounding how many seemingly impossible ideas end up becoming scientific realities. Google is testing driverless cars. Neurobiologists have built [&hellip... Read More


Going to the Beach. It's More Fun in the Philippines.

Philippines Beaches: The best of the best

Published on May 20th, 2013 | by Rutherford Gbone

I get excited every time it’s summer season, because it means that we are going on an out-of-town trip — and my favorite destination, any one of my favorite Phillipine’s beaches. I just love beaches. Coming [&hellip... Read More



How to Create a Personal Budget the Easy Way

Published on May 12th, 2013 | by Brook Taylor

Did you run out of money again this month? The dog had to make do without dinner, huh? Getting your personal finances in order, no matter what state they’re in, starts with preparing a personal budget. [&hellip... Read More


How to Make an Indoor Herb Garden

Published on April 20th, 2013 | by Rutherford Gbone

Don’t you just love using fresh herbs when cooking your favorite pasta or other dishes? The best way to healthy cooking—you take away sodium and other preservatives, but keep the taste by adding natural flavors and [&hellip... Read More


A great American company: Tesla Motors

Published on April 18th, 2013 | by Brook Taylor

The story of Tesla Motorcars is captivating and one that many Americans don’t know about; yet.  It all starts with their founder, the man many compare to Tony Stark (a.k.a Iron Man).  Elon is incredibly intelligent [&hellip... Read More


Credit cards

How to Use a Credit Card Without it Costing You a Cent

Published on April 4th, 2013 | by Brook Taylor

Ever been tempted to cut up that credit card and go back to using cash for everything? With those monthly statements giving you headaches it’s understandable if you want “out”. No more repayment dates, no more [&hellip... Read More

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