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Family Time Becomes Maker Time

Robin Raskin | Posted 10.16.2016 | Technology
Robin Raskin

When my kids were young, making things involved macaroni, feathers, glue and paper plates. The desire to make things and the joy that comes with completion has not diminished. But boy have the tools changed.

Time for the Maker Movement to Grow Up

Robin Raskin | Posted 08.18.2016 | Technology
Robin Raskin

For the Maker Movement to grow up it's going to need to incorporate some of this organizational common sense. I'd be thinking hard about how to connect makers and the things they make, with the people who need them.

Investors Wake Up! Fossil-Free Breakfast Is Ready!

G. Benjamin Bingham | Posted 05.08.2013 | Impact
G. Benjamin Bingham

A powerful myth of the '70s was that "you have to eat meat to get enough protein!" and one of today's myths is that "if you dump oil stocks your portfolio will suffer!" Good nutrition, people now know, is no longer about meat and potatoes.

Seventies DIY Pioneer Publishes Book on Tiny Homes

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 07.10.2012 | Home
Kirsten Dirksen

Lloyd Kahn's Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter is a nod to the current "grassroots movement to scale things back," and in it he profiles about 150 builders who have created homes under 500 square feet.

Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish -- To Fight Hunger

Enid Borden | Posted 09.25.2012 | Impact
Enid Borden

I've been doing what a lot of other people have been doing lately. I've been reading Steve Jobs, by Walter Isaacson. I have been a fan of Jobs for as ...

Steve Jobs' Google of the 60s: Whole Earth Catalog Revisited (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 01.04.2012 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

In this video, Shelter editor Lloyd Kahn shows us a rare first issue of the Whole Earth Catalog, takes us for a tour of his homestead and gives us a sneak peek of his upcoming book Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter.

Stewart Brand On Colbert (VIDEO): Is Nuclear Power Green 'Because That's The Color We'll Glow?'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Stewart Brand has been around since right around the inception of the environmental movement. He's best known for the Whole Earth Catalog, published b...

What? Stewart Brand, Creator of The Whole Earth Catalog, Now Endorses Nuclear Power, Genetic Engineering and Big Cities!

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jesse Kornbluth

Cities innovate faster as they grow bigger. They create enormous problems, but they also create solutions faster. Cities seem to know how to get out of their own way.