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823 Society.com Blogs ROOT

08/24/2010
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Art in the Age: ROOT

Near the end of the 19th century, the U.S. was mired deeply in the Temperance Movement, which later resulted in the Prohibition of Alcohol, or “The Noble Experiment” depending on your point of view. Either way, it proved to be a dastardly time for any spirit loving man. During the movement an innovative Philadelphia pharmacist took the popular “Root Tea”, (a Native American herbal remedy passed down from generation to generation) and removed any trace of alcohol to yield a beverage not encumbered by Prohibitionists. Dubbed “Root Beer," the beverage took like wild fire and has made its place in beverage history.

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Metro International Features Art in the Age Denim

08/24/2010
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Shaking off your blues

For most of us, even our favorite pair of jeans are an afterthought — a trusty partner that dresses up and down on command, an unassuming piece that lets the shoes do the real talking. But when Victor Lytvinenko met his perfect pair, it was love.

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ABC: Los Angeles Raves MAVEA

08/23/2010
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12 Portable Water Filters/Pitchers That Can Purify Your Tap Water
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A new contender on the U.S. water-filter pitcher market is from Mavea, which, interestingly, is made by Europe’s original Brita (in the U.S., the Brita name was purchased by Clorox).

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ABC: San Francisco Raves MAVEA

08/23/2010
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12 Portable Water Filters/Pitchers That Can Purify Your Tap Water
MAVEA


A new contender on the U.S. water-filter pitcher market is from Mavea, which, interestingly, is made by Europe’s original Brita (in the U.S., the Brita name was purchased by Clorox).

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Endeavors in Domestic Art Features ROOT & SNAP

08/21/2010
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Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction


Root! Yes, this is alcoholic. Yes, you can drink it- assuming you are over 21. Yes, it is delicious and all natural!

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Flavor Wire.com Hypes Art in the Age Mustache Tee

08/20/2010
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Design Porn: 10 Typography T-Shirts

Like Kanye, do you sometimes get emotional over fonts? Good news: Hide Your Arms, a blog devoted to the independent clothing industry, just posted a roundup of 250 beautiful typography shirts. We’ve pared down their list to 10 essential tees that we believe deserve a new home in your closet. Note: Despite many of these photos, you don’t need to be skinny white dude to enjoy rocking a typographic tee.

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