RETREET redefines disaster relief by engaging communities to replant lost trees.
SUNDAY SHOW & TELL vol.82
Safety is an important part of riding, and lights at night are a key element. The Monkey Light Pro is about as cool a way to be noticed as possible when cruising the streets after dark. With thousands of patterns to choose from, these are some slick LEDs!
MONKEY LIGHT PRO (photos/video)
A group of students from the Estonian Academy of Arts recently built a series of giant megaphones and placed them in a forest outside of the capital, Tallinn. An art installation and resting place, these beautifully crafted pieces allow passersby to experience the trees in a whole new way. Hardly the sounds of silence!
ESTONIAN FOREST MEGAPHONES (photo essay)
Hayao Miyazaki, one of the world's most famous animators, announced that he will build a park in Okinawa, incorporating themes from some of his most beloved films. This is guaranteed to be a magical place. We would love to walk down these paths.
MIYAZAKI PARK IN OKINAWA (article)
SUNDAY SHOW & TELL vol.73
Peppermint Bike Park in Thailand takes recreational cycling to a whole new level. An amusement park designed for cyclists, it looks like a race course for bikes. Who wouldn't want one of these in their neighborhood? Watch the promo video below and be jealous!
PEPPERMINT BIKE PARK (video)
A Polish architect built a house that, employing a clever use of mirrors, seems to disappear into the surrounding forest. The following set of photos is truly dazzling. It looks like a white box floating off of the ground!
FLOATING HOUSE IN POLAND (photos)
Inspired by the Dutch, Salt Lake City, Utah, will become the first city in the US to install a protected intersection. This model has become known as the safest for cyclists and is rather attractive to boot. Maybe other cities across the country will follow suit.