Monthly Archive: May 2009

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Global Laundry

Fabric softener is pretty boring when you think about it. You have around fifty choices that all smell nearly the same, and by the time you’re in your thirties you catch on that lavender mist and seaside garden have a difference of about zero, and you get excited when a new smell comes out, until you use it and realize it’s exactly like the rest. Well, Japanese company Nissan Soap is working on ways to make fabric softener a little more interesting.

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Timeless (and timely) Beauty

The ’50s weren’t just a time of peace and prosperity; it was an age of classic beauty personified by Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor and others as the silver screen evolved into full-blown Technicolor. Elizabeth Arden is allowing women to step back into that glamorous world…

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Stay Fit In Bad Times

Laid off? Workout…there’s others just like you. And thanks to all the feel good endorphins that fitness releases, it makes perfect sense. Alex Light, a laid off real estate contractor turned personal trainer decided...

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From Cow Dung to Solid Bricks

Green echo is particularly a favorite wave of ours, if not for its simplicity then always for its ingenuity. The products and life evidence we find in this wave are constantly those that imitate a natural design or truly incorporate real nature as the design itself.

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Remember, It’s Not Real

One of the things many people hate about corporations and their advertising is the way they alter reality. In this example, even the most beautiful models are digitally enhanced. A protest group in Berlin found a great way to remind us of that fact.