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DESIGNING CHANGEDESIGNING CHANGE
BILLABONG’S DESIGN FOR HUMANITY PARTY RAISES HOPES FOR UGANDAN CHILDREN. Surf culture is still associated with the impulse that kick-started the movement: rebellious youth of the 1960s chasing waves and good vibrations. Theirs was a culture of skids with long sun-bleached hair who rejected the responsibilities of adulthood by embracing extreme living and hard partying. Many surfers, though now adults, have never shed their youthful spirits or caved to the beckoning call of the suburban nine-to-five. Australian surfer clothing brand Billabong has long been cherished by peo...
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KUMI YAMASHITA
SHADOW ART Kumi Yamashita is an artist based in New York City who makes ravishing art using unconventional methods. In her world, threads snaking around nails form figures, credit cards rubbed o...
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20 QUESTIONS WITH RASHAD EVANS
[PINK MAFIA] “I pity the fool!” exclaimed Bosco “B.A.” Baracus in this summer’s The A-Team. UFC fighter “Suga” Rashad Evans echoed the same contempt for the real-life mixed ma...
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DITCH YOUR TV
TV IS MOVING TO THE INTERNET AT A BLISTERING PACE, BUT CANADIAN BROADCASTERS AREN’T. DITCH YOUR TV American entertainment companies were also slow to move online – they didn’t want to se...
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CHESS WHIZ
14-YEAR-OLD CHESS PRODIGY DANIEL NARODITSKY’S GOT GAME. Daniel Naroditsky is a difficult guy to get a hold of. “He’s currently travelling in Europe,” his father informs me over the ...
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GIRL POWER UPS
AFTER YEARS ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF VIDEO GAME CULTURE, WOMEN ARE TAKING BACK THE CONTROLLER. With all the first-person WWII combat, sports simulators, button-mashing beat ’em ups, and pudgy, p...
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SPREAD THE WORD
UPCOMING PHOTO ART BOOK CELEBRATES 360 DEGREES OF KINDNESS Visionary photographer Yanick Déry and creative art director Fang Fang have conceived a simple way to realize their goal of raising...
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CUT TO PIECES
Lola Dupre is a world-renowned collage and photo montage artist, hailing from Glasgow. She is known for her surrealist portraits that she makes by hand, with paper and scissors. Sitting uncomfort...
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GOOGLE FAIL
Google is the defining company of the previous decade. Untold millions of people type search queries every second of every day into Google’s simple and elegant home page, accessing huge swaths of bo...
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