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The Possible Project: A Makerspace for Teen Entrepreneurs
An after school program campaigns for funds to provide students with a cutting-edge, hands-on learning environment
by Gabriella Garcia
In a world where even a college degree seems to be barely enough to start a successful career path of any kind, entry into the workforce now demands a worthy skill set and competitive edge in a global economy. Anticipating this, lifelong entrepreneurs...
Krochet Kids #KnowWhoMadeIt Campaign
A 24-hour "Name Your Price, Define Your Impact” program from the transparent apparel brand
by David Graver
Every item produced by California-based Krochet Kids comes complete with the signature of its maker. The brand offers men's, women's and children's clothing and accessories that have been handmade by women in Peru and Uganda—empowered by the non...
Save Rex Ranch
Longtime Director of Digital Initiatives at Sundance Joseph Beyer wants to transform an abandoned dude ranch in Arizona into a cultural arts mecca
by Nara Shin
Can an organization raise $735,000 in 40 days to buy an abandoned dude ranch in the southwestern Arizona desert? It just might be possible with Joseph Beyer—eternal optimist and Director of Digital Initiatives at the Sundance Institute—personally...
Artist-Led Boxers by druthers
Premium cotton underwear celebrating art and design where the sun don't shine
by Graham Hiemstra
If you carefully choose which pair of selvedge jeans and limited-edition sneakers you climb into each day, why not choose undergarments as discerningly too? Several superior basics brands have popped up in recent years, but few have the personality...
The Vanity Project
Charity merchandise gets a design boost
by Kat Herriman
Fed up with their positions in finance and real estate, friends Omri Bojko and Jason Sochol embarked on a quest to find something more meaningful to do, and thus created the The Vanity Project (TVP) in 2011. The two Northwestern grads had begun...
Randy Mamola and Riders for Health
The racing legend brings motorcycles to Africa to increase accessibility to medical care
by CH Contributor
by Katharine Erwin Randy Mamola is undoubtedly one of the greatest racers to never actually win a world championship. A crowd-pleasing racer with a heart of gold, Mamola's best known moment was in 1985 with Moto Grand Prix's most epic save. Mamola...
Design and adventure enthusiasts of the Pacific Northwest make it easier to enjoy the great outdoors
by Adrienne So
Guidebooks, websites, word-of-mouth—nowadays, there's a wealth of resources that an outdoor adventurer can consult before embarking on a trip. Oftentimes though, these resources aren't comprehensive, up-to-date, or even particularly reliable. Furthermore...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
Prisoner art, prosthetic Lego legs, intuitive boarding passes and more in our weekly look at the web
by CH Editors
1. Rick Owens Step Team In a drastic departure from what you would expect during Paris Fashion Week, designer Rick Owens replaced traditional runway models with a team of "plus-size" step dancers. From challenging the norms of classic aesthetics...
Making Ideas Happen vs. Rework
We pit two new forward-thinking business books against each other to see what we can learn
by Ami Kealoha
Sharing release dates within weeks of each other, premises that promise success in business, and even covers with red-white-and-black color schemes, our colleague Scott Belsky's book " Making Ideas Happen" and " Rework" have more than a little in...
by Karen Day
While most of us sit annoyed waiting for heavily coded Flash websites to load—or perhaps abandon them all together—Pretty Loaded has a different take on this pesky little time frame. Created by the Brooklyn-based digital creative agency...
Interview with Linchpin Author Seth Godin
Author Seth Godin talks about the necessity of artistic thinking in the modern workplace
by Ami Kealoha
In his latest book, "Linchpin," Internet maverick Amazon or Barnes & Noble. Cool Hunting: How does this unconventional approach to PR illustrate what you're talking about in Linchpin? Seth Godin: My thesis—just to start from the beginning...
The State of the Internet
Design studio Jess3 helps navigate the scale and weirdness of the world wide web with a smartly-charted animated video
by Maggie York-Worth
When the prospects of digitization seem endless, design studio Jess3 recently stepped in to lend some clarity to the subject with an amusing infographic video illustrating the meteoric rise of the Internet. With 1.73 billion users, 243 million websites...