A creative publication celebrating smart women making the world a more interesting place, London-based Riposte Magazine follows a set format of "five ideas, four meetings, three features, two essays and one icon" for a fully fascinating read.
"Material Change" explores the creation of a for-profit business with a mission for social progress. The poignant book recalls the journey of architect and social entrepreneur Eve Blossom, who formed her company Lulan Artisans to preserve artisanal...
Passport to the World
Since 1962 luxury travel experience company Abercrombie & Kent has led adventure-prone individuals on expeditions, safaris and cruises around the world. And for their latest trip, A&K has teamed up with Flexjet for a trip around the world, literally...
Cut & Paste 2010
New age innovators John Fiorelli, Jamie Falkowki and Bill Irwin kick their fifth-annual design competition Cut & Paste off this Saturday, 2 October 2010, at New York City's Webster Hall. With tour dates in ten different cities around the world...
My Story, My Goal
The United Nations Millennium Development Goals—the ambitious list of global objectives put together by world leaders in September of 2000—have just five years until the deadline and are seriously behind schedule. With pie-in-the-sky...
Oil Primer: Where It Comes From, Where It Goes
From artist Stanford Kay, this exhaustive infographic (click here for full size) shows the sticky situations many nations face with their high dependence on oil and limited resources for getting it. Created in response to the recent BP oil spill...
Which countries munch Doritos over Kale, and which stockpile canned beans over the bulk variety? Good posits the question in this infographic from The New York Times, which compares global eating habits. It comes as no surprise the U.S. is package...
Garbage Pin Project Exhibit
The traveling exhibit, Garbage Pin Project, aims to bring environmental awareness and an artistic aspect to the old adage that one man's trash is another man's treasure. Currently on its Los Angeles stop at Touch, the Garbage Pin Project...
Extreme Architecture: Building For Challenging Environments
Tough terrain doesn't make construction easy, but Ruth Slavid's upcoming book "Extreme Architecture: Building For Challenging Environments" proves that it's not only feasible, but the outcome is completely worth the effort. A...
Earth Hour This Saturday
When, on this Saturday on 28 March 2009 from 8:30-9:30 pm local time, people around the world switch off the lights, they will be participating in Earth Hour. Created and organized by the World Wildlife Fund, the goal is to raise awareness about the...
Cinema16: World Short Films DVD
Other than regulars on the film fest circuit, few have the chance to see the types of short films from around the world assembled on the recent DVD "Cinema16: World Short Films." Thanks to the folks at Cinema16, film fans can now watch...
Doshi Levien Exhibition at Moroso USA
For their first large-scale exhibition in the U.S., Doshi Levien have taken over the first floor of Moroso's New York showroom. If the images in the slide show below are any indication, expect to see much more from this London-based duo in the...
Boone Speed Photography
by Russ Lowe Boone Speed is his real name. Whether the Portland, OR-based photographer's brand of photography is the result of natural-born talent or sheer determination, his aesthetic likely has something to do with his father, Grant Speed...
Here at CH we hold a healthy skepticism toward conventional travel packages, but the offerings from Wilderness Travel are a welcome exception. The Berkeley-based organization focuses almost exclusively on off-the-beaten-path destinations and the kind...
The World Clock Project
The World Clock Project is a website that displays the current time (in your time zone) using photos of clocks shot around the globe. They're always looking for more shots to fill the empty time-slots and anyone can contribute images (preferably...
For issue 72, Colors, the global and socially conscious magazine, has gone without, well, colors. Why? "There are 40 million blind people in the world. Colors devotes a black-white-issue issue to them." For a demographic that doesn'...
Whether the standard wallpaper options (picture of your pet, swirly thing) bore you or you just like having a global perspective, Earthdesk takes your desktop to the next level by making it into a constantly updated view of the earth. The app uses...
Sneaker Freaker Issue #10 Global Launch Parties
CH ally and Sneaker Freaker founding editor Woody is going large this with launch parties for Issue #10 taking place in eleven of the world's top cities. Starting off in his home town of Melbourne last week, Woody is now up in the skies on his...
BICA is beyond Brooklyn
The Brooklyn Institute of Contemporary Art's branding goes, "Beyond Boundaries" and last Thursday's opening event (called "Living for the City") proved no exception to that. It was totally refreshing to see art works...
Werkburo is a Canadian site that is currently selling a nice line of t-shirts from a small group of independent artists from all over the world. Artists like Michael Place and Basit Khan came together to make up the first artist series. This shirt...
The World Chico Exhibit
Exhibit", where they're featuring photos, designs and artwork from up and coming or already established artists around the world. This work is by Carole Debois from Biarritz, France. They're looking for submissions, so if you're...
War of Monsters
The War Of Monsters is where Koadzn duke it out with 80 illustrators and graphic designers from all over the world in the theme of kaiju (big monster films). Koadzn sets the stage by creating an illustration and then the battle begins. The opponent...
Cai Guo-Qiang: Inopportune
The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art Commissioned New York based artist Cai Guo-Qiang to create a work expressing his view on the current state of global affairs. The result is Inopportune, a four stage installation, an eerie dream of dazzling...
Chicago: Universal Experience
Starting Feb. 12, Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art hosts Universal Experience: Art, Life, and the Tourist’s Eye. The four month, building-wide exhibit will showcase large scale installations as well as smaller pieces, like videos and photographs...
Escape Lab Travel Album