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A Bunch of Pretty Things I Did Not Buy

“Boca Raton, the city I was raised in, was a pocket of wealth surrounded by poverty.  I spend my childhood feeling either sheepishly wealthy or embarassingly poor. I became preoccupied with Stuff – who had it, who didn’t.” So begins Community member Sarah Lazarovic’s gorgeous book of illustrations, A Bunch...

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With Project Ara, Modular Phones May be Here Soon!

by Josh Morrow A couple of weeks ago my iPhone died. Permanently. After months of exposure to dirt and rain while hiking the Appalachian trail, my phone was no longer able to take a charge. iFixIt came to my rescue, and after several hours of wrestling with screwdrivers, suction cups,...

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What? A Confetti of Plastic in the Ocean?

Microbeads are getting all of the news, but they are only part of the big problem of microplastics, distributed throughout the world’s oceans. Check out this cute video below – from our friends at Minute Earth – to learn more about this little-known threat to the world’s seas. Take a Stand From...

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A Big Ocean Plastics Problem… And The Huge Imagination to Overcome It

By Allison Cook, Community Engagement Director, The Story of Stuff Project I’ve watched exactly two scary movies in my life – both within the same week when I was in seventh grade. Afterwards, while staying home one afternoon, I convinced myself someone had broken into the house, cut the phone...

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