Karen Kupferer

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“Made In Europe” Doesn’t Mean “Made Ethically”

Since over 1,100 garment workers died in the collapse of a Bangladesh factory last April, fashionistas have turned a wary eye to clothes made in Asia. A new report suggests they should be equally suspicious of clothes made for labels like Hugo Boss, H&M, and Zara in Eastern Europe, where low wages …

Tapio: Glass Vases with Copper Accents

Working with borosilicate glass, Giorgio Bonaguro continues his study of glass with a collection of vases called Tapio. Glass work is a tradition of …

Spectacular 3D Architectural Works

One of my life goals is to build my own house from scratch one day. Seeing 3d architecture models is simply an amazing way to think about how I want …

Ethically Made Organic Cotton Sheets from Boll & Branch

Seeing as how humans spend up to one-third of their entire lives sleeping, investing more time and thought into making your bed a comfy palace is a logical effort. The easiest place you can start is with sheets—though much of the selection currently available is typically pretty stale, littered …

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Urban Skyfarm : Future Vertical Farm for Urban Areas

Based on recent studies, in the future, most world’s population will live in urban areas, and the total of world population will increase by about 3 …

Nevada Experimenting with Using Drones to Control the Weather

When you think of drones, you probably think of military ones, and viewers of the current season of <i>24</i> have watched Army drones targeting innocent …

Good Badlands: Dry Terrain of the American West Captured in a Brief Moment of Color by Guy Tal | Colossal

<p>The Badlands are a type of parched, sunbaked terrain characterized by jagged rock, cracked earth and, of course, minimal vegetation. It’s a harsh …

A Net-Zero Energy House in Santa Monica, California

Architect Buzz Yudell, of Moore Ruble Yudell, and his wife made the decision to move from a rural area into the city so they could be close to work …

Amid Iraq turmoil, Kurds seize Kirkuk, a long disputed prize

Maliki’s options are now so limited, he has called on everyone from friendly countries to ordinary Iraqi citizens to take up arms and fend off the Sunni fundamentalist ISIL, whose reach spans from parts of eastern Syria — where they are also battling Bashar al-Assad’s government — to Iraq’s western …