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Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Roberto Gil’s New Murphy Bed for Kids Maximizes Play Space

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Roberto Gil’s New Murphy Bed for Kids Maximizes Play Space

Designer Roberto Gil’s new Dumbo Double Murphy Bed, by Casa Kids, is sure to be a game-changer kids with small square-footage, folding away into a compact, 12” deep cabinet during the day.

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Uniquely Jones (or Joans): Designer Gretchen Jones Unveils her Latest Looks at New York Fashion Week

Uniquely Jones (or Joans): Designer Gretchen Jones Unveils her Latest Looks at New York Fashion Week

Gretchen Jones (winner of Season 8 Project Runway) constructed her latest collection from about 70% ethical materials: organic cottons, hand-loomed resistant-dyed batiks and hand-painted vistas

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Less is More: Suzanne Rae’s Minimalist Looks Draw a Crowd at New York Fashion Week

Less is More: Suzanne Rae’s Minimalist Looks Draw a Crowd at New York Fashion Week

Designer Suzanne Rae's 2013 New York Fashion Week minimalist looks were inspired by late photographer Francesca Woodman's photographic studies women.

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Masculine, Fuss-Free Looks for the Plant-Based Man: Designer John Bartlett’s 2013 Pieces are a Hit

Masculine, Fuss-Free Looks for the Plant-Based Man: Designer John Bartlett’s 2013 Pieces are a Hit

Designer John Bartlett’s 2013 designs for the “plant-based man,” are all-natural, animal-friendly looks were mainly linen.

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Pakistani Garment-Factory Fire Likened to Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fires–Leaves 300 Dead

Pakistani Garment-Factory Fire Likened to Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fires–Leaves 300 Dead

Nearly 300 Pakistani garment workers are dead after a boiler-related explosion triggered a fire last Wednesday. Few options of escape were available to the trapped workers: every exit except one

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Why Whole Foods is Supporting Hershey (and Child Slave Labor and Unfair Labor Standards)

Why Whole Foods is Supporting Hershey (and Child Slave Labor and Unfair Labor Standards)

In August Forty-one consumer-owned grocer cooperatives and natural food retailers released an open letter to Hershey Company. The letter--which essentially asks the organization to end child

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New Study Linking Childhood Obesity and Learning Issues Gains National Attention

New Study Linking Childhood Obesity and Learning Issues Gains National Attention

A new study suggesting obese children are prone to learning difficulties has parents and the media’s attention. The the National Institutes of Health-supported study published in Pediatrics

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The Softer Side of Urban Commune—Organic’s Spring/Summer 2013 Runway Looks

The Softer Side of Urban Commune—Organic’s Spring/Summer 2013 Runway Looks

John Patrick’s Organic’s Spring/Summer 2013 line maintains the no-fuss, easy-to-wear aesthetic fans love--But this season the designer managed to integrate a new level of femininity, too.

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A Recycled Take on 1960’s Sportswear from Designer Lauren Moffatt

A Recycled Take on 1960’s Sportswear from Designer Lauren Moffatt

Lauren Moffatt’s designs for New York’s Fashion Week were a throwback to 1960’s lawn games.

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The Haute Lunch: Jil Sander’s “Vasari” Bag Makes for One Snazzy Brown Bag

The Haute Lunch: Jil Sander’s “Vasari” Bag Makes for One Snazzy Brown Bag

Jil Sander’s “Vasari,” made from 100 percent coated paper with stitched seams and a stamped logo—or, a very posh brown bag with a super-high price point to match ($290).

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Picnica’s Superhero of a Reusable Bag Doubles as a Toy

Picnica’s Superhero of a Reusable Bag Doubles as a Toy

Picnica’s lightweight nylon tote not only holds your groceries and provides a much-needed means for schlepping; it also lives a double life as a stuffed toy bunny.

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A Week of Healthy, Eco-Friendly, Packed “Bento Box” Lunches for Kids

A Week of Healthy, Eco-Friendly, Packed “Bento Box” Lunches for Kids

Inhabitots offers up some school lunch tips sure to give you a jumpstart for the new year.

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An Invisible Bike Helmet that keeps your Skull and Hair Intact

An Invisible Bike Helmet that keeps your Skull and Hair Intact

The Hovding is a collar with sensors that spring into action when typical movements associated with a bicycle crash are detected. Read on to see how this fashion-forward piece can protect not

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8 Eco-Friendly Back to School Organizational Tactics to Help you Cope

8 Eco-Friendly Back to School Organizational Tactics to Help you Cope

Check out these 8 eco-friendly organizational tips sure to make your family’s return to fall as seamless as possible.

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Adult and Eco-Friendly Versions of the Oh-So-Comfortable Backpack

Adult and Eco-Friendly Versions of the Oh-So-Comfortable Backpack

Ecouterre presents 14 “adult," eco-friendly versions of the oh-so-practical backpack.

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Fasotec is Offering a Teeny Tiny Scale Model of Your Fetus!

Fasotec is Offering a Teeny Tiny Scale Model of Your Fetus!

Japanese engineering firm Fasotec is now offering mini (90x60x40 millimeters) 3D models of fetuses to expectant mothers!

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Lady Gaga’s Artistic Fur Choices Have PETA’s Claws Out

Lady Gaga’s Artistic Fur Choices Have PETA’s Claws Out

Animal rights group PETA has called Lady Gaga a “Turncoat” after the star was spotted wearing a fur recently. Gaga responded to the PETA allegations and her fans via blog: fur can be art

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Enter To Win a Breastfeeding Basket Worth $262!

Enter To Win a Breastfeeding Basket Worth $262!

In honor of World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Month, Inhabitots is giving away a cache of breastfeeding goodies!

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Put a Photograph On it: Constvct Online Tool Lets You Wear What You Photograph

Put a Photograph On it: Constvct Online Tool Lets You Wear What You Photograph

Online tool Constvct allows you to create made-to-order garments with the image of your choice using double-knit organic cotton jersey and industrial textile links.

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The Amsterdam Collection’s American Debut: Get Ready to Decorate Like the Dutch

The Amsterdam Collection’s American Debut: Get Ready to Decorate Like the Dutch

Dutch designer Kast van een Huis has paired with Cool Kids Company, an American distributer that will bring the designer's colorful Amsterdam collection to kids in the U.S.

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Gordon Gallup’s “Natural” Remedy to Morning Sickness Might Be More Than You Can Stomach.

Gordon Gallup’s “Natural” Remedy to Morning Sickness Might Be More Than You Can Stomach.

Based on SUNY-Albany Psychologist Gordon Gallup’s research, just a spoonful of semen a day will keep morning sickness at bay for mothers-to-be. Gallup's research suggests pregnant women feel

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The Original Tree Swing’s Latest Pied Piper Craft DIY Treasures for Kids

The Original Tree Swing’s Latest Pied Piper Craft DIY Treasures for Kids

The Original Tree Swing’s Pied Piper Crafts brings parents several new Waldorf-inspired DIY kits for kids (mostly six and up). With the Pied Piper kits, kids and parents have all the basic

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Ida-Marie Corell’s Creates an IKEA Sack Gown for the Gewerbemuseum Winterthur In Berlin

Ida-Marie Corell’s Creates an IKEA Sack Gown for the Gewerbemuseum Winterthur In Berlin

Ida-Marie Corell’s ID(E)A, part of Oh Plastiksack! a co-curated show at The Gewerbemuseum Winterthur in Switzerland, features the artist playing a keyboard in an expansive blue

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American Apparel will be Making Russian-themed Merchandise for the Olympics, Not Uniforms

American Apparel will be Making Russian-themed Merchandise for the Olympics, Not Uniforms

American Apparel will not be making official Olympic team uniforms for Russia, but has instead been asked to create “Russian-themed merchandise” for the event.

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Studio a+i’s Revised AIDS Memorial Park is a Meditative Green Trellis

Studio a+i’s Revised AIDS Memorial Park is a Meditative Green Trellis

While their original concept was denied by community members, Studio a+i has gone back to the drawing board to create a second take on the international competition to design AIDS Memorial Park

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Google’s New Pittsburgh Office is Located in a 100-Year-Old Nabisco Factory

Google’s New Pittsburgh Office is Located in a 100-Year-Old Nabisco Factory

Google Pittsburgh’s adaptive reuse space, designed by the local architecture firm Strada, maintains not only the industrial bones of the original factory building.

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Dilapidated 18th Century Church Transformed Into a Private Home

Dilapidated 18th Century Church Transformed Into a Private Home

Adaptive reuse projects generally call to mind industrial warehouses and factories turned into trendy studios, or shabby-chic restaurants and bars, but the transformation of the St. Nicholas

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Eclectic Wooden Stools Made From Recycled Timber

Eclectic Wooden Stools Made From Recycled Timber

These colorful offcut bar stools by Edwards Moore Architects are a beautiful example of eclectic upcycling. Each stool is composed of a bundle of reclaimed timber pieces that have been parceled

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Emergency Bike Pump Sucks Air From Car Tires

Emergency Bike Pump Sucks Air From Car Tires

Bikers, fear the flat no more — those days of cumbersome packs with oversized pumps may be behind you. In the spirit of some other resourceful bike tricks like the Aquaduct Bike and the

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