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See Chihuly's Dazzling Glass Art Take Over the New York Botanical Garden
Offbeat  (tags: art, design, interesting, pictures, unusual )

Kathy
- 14 days ago - inhabitat.com
A magical garden of glass has bloomed at the New York Botanical Garden. In more than a decade, world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly brought his breathtaking glass art installations back to New York with a major new exhibition called CHIHULY. With over 20...
Watchtowers, Drones and a Toxic Moat: The Designs for Trump's Border Wall
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, design, government, interesting, off-beat, society, unusual )

Kathy
- 43 days ago - theguardian.com
Monorails, shipping containers and nuclear waste dumps are just some of the ways that US construction companies have interpreted Donald Trump's call for an "impenetrable, physical, tall, powerful, beautiful wall" to march 2,000 miles across the...
Rosie the Riveter for the 21st Century: You Dreamed, We Drew
Offbeat  (tags: culture, design, humans, interesting, women )

Kathy
- 52 days ago - yesmagazine.org
Readers submitted their ideas for updating the classic icon. See the winning poster ideas-and download your favorites.
Behind the Cat Collar Saving Birds' Lives
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cats, design, environment, interesting, protection, safety, wildlife, world )

Kathy
- 57 days ago - psmag.com
Domesticated cats kill between 1.3 and four billion birds every year, more than buildings, cars, wind turbines, and airplanes combined.
Ukraine's Leafy Green 'Tunnel of Love' Is a Passageway for Trains and Lovers
Offbeat  (tags: design, environment, interesting, off-beat, pictures, unusual )

Kathy
- 57 days ago - inhabitat.com
The tunnel was made over many years as the passing train molded the treesâEUR(TM) lines. The train turned a luscious piece of woodland into a unique passageway as it traveled back and forth 3 times a day over several years.
What Would a Modern-Day Rosie the Riveter Look Like?
Offbeat  (tags: americans, culture, design, humans, interesting, society, women )

Kathy
- 81 days ago - yesmagazine.org
Rosie the Riveter: You know her well-or do you? She has represented female empowerment since World War II, when her defiant, bicep-flexing, red-bandana-wearing image was plastered across American newspapers and factory walls to cajole more women into the
The Corpse Flower Blooms In Two US Locations, Watched By Thousands
Offbeat  (tags: Corpse Flower, Rare, Two Places, US, unusual, pictures, photos, interesting, americans, design, odd, off-beat )

Fiona
- 296 days ago - ecowatch.com
The corpse flower, best know for its terrible smell, is blooming in two locations in the U.S. But you might not want to stop and smell this flower. Please note, comment, forward.
Comparing Gardening With Activism
Offbeat  (tags: Gardening, Activism, environment, design, culture, humor, interesting, odd, off-beat, society, unusual, world )

Fiona
- 311 days ago - truth-out.org
On my kitchen counter lies treasure: 17 perfect cucumbers, three zucchinis including one large enough to double as a war club, one green pepper, one sweet onion Please note, comment, forward
See the Northern Lights From a Glass Igloo in the Middle of the Finnish Wilderness
Offbeat  (tags: Northern Lights, glass igloo, finish wilderness, culture, design, humans, interesting, world )

Lone
- 323 days ago - thisisinsider.com
What could be better than seeing the Northern Lights? Seeing them from bed.
Pedal-Powered Rail Riding Comes To Oregon Coast
Offbeat  (tags: design, health, humans, interesting, unusual )

Kathy
- 363 days ago - nwnewsnetwork.org
Friday, a company begins offering scenic tours along Tillamook Bay using pedal-powered contraptions that ride on the rails.
Emma Watson: Changing the World One Dress at a Time
Offbeat  (tags: culture, design, environment, ethics, humans, interesting, society, sustainable clothes, sustain )

Rosemary
- 385 days ago - edition.cnn.com
For the past few years, Watson has resolved that all of her red carpet appearances incorporate sustainable fashion. In the case of the Met gala, this meant the majority of the fabric used was made from Newlife, a yarn made from 100 percent post-consumer
Grocery Store Makes Special Carts So Dogs Can Shop Too
Offbeat  (tags: technology, goodnews, design, dogs, business )

Angie
- 409 days ago - thedodo.com
A supermarket in Italy has implemented an ingenious idea that's changing the way people shop for groceries while, at the same time, boosting the store's bottom line. All it took was one simple innovation: specially designed shopping carts, made with dogs
An Introduction to Plastics
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, off-beat, technology, pictures, infornation, design )

M
- 413 days ago - plastiquarian.com
All about plastics - 33 pages
Around the World in 50 Amazing Gardens - Slide Show
Offbeat  (tags: design, interesting, pictures, world )

Kathy
- 432 days ago - goodhousekeeping.com
From Austria to New Zealand, the globe is full of beautiful blooms and unique landscaping styles..
 

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