From Wine to Wood
When winemaker Carlo Rossi looks at a pair of jugs, he sees art. His new furniture collection — or “functional pieces of pure jug leisure” — includes a Chardonnay Chandelier, a Cabernet Couch, and a Sangria Sound System. For this oenophile, it’s all about “jug shui.”
The “Greatest Generation” thing was a ruse
This Sunday, beloved ex-anchor, reborn enviro, and total dreamboat Tom Brokaw is hosting a Discovery Channel special called Global Warming: What You Need to Know. But Sen. James Inhofe (R-Clowntown) will tell you what you really need to know: Brokaw’s a pinko commie dirtbag!
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Naked Chef boosts sales of organic cucumber
Sales of organic food in the U.K. jumped by about a third last year, thanks to “Naked Chef” Jamie Oliver’s series of TV specials about the nasty crap in processed lunches fed to schoolchildren. We were pondering a joke about kids, naked men, and natural eating, but hell, even Grist List has to draw the line somewhere.
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Like Risk, but with ice
What could be more exciting than a board game of warmongering strategery? A board game of warmongering strategery about global warming! The Risk-y Antarctica Global WARming includes a post-melted-icecap worldview and a rotating weather-map overlay. Super-hurricanes have never been so fun.
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Sting’s just happy to see you
Sting is legendary for supporting sustainable wood. So when he asked respected guitar maker C. F. Martin & Co. for a signature Mini Martin Size 5, he specified that the wood be certified by the Rainforest Alliance’s “SmartWood” program. And that it include “bone nut and compensated bone saddle.” What? What’s so funny?
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