Farm to Feet socks are made entirely in the U.S.

From the wool and elastic to the paper packaging and ink, every part of these socks is American-made.

Farm to Feet is a sock manufacturer that takes “made in America” to a whole new level. Not only are the company’s socks made in a factory in Mt. Airy, North Carolina, by more than 200 local employees, but all the materials are sourced from within the United States. This includes wool from sheep raised in Western states, nylon, and elastic. Even the packaging, ink, and fonts are made in the U.S.

Farm to Feet was launched in 2013 by Nester Hosiery, a larger parent company that produces socks for a number of brands, including Woolrich, Rocky, Georgia Boot, and Durango. Nester Hosiery has been aggressive in improving its sustainability practices, being the first U.S. manufacturer to join the Bluesign certification and the first to submit a facility self-assessment to the Sustainable Apparel Coalition’s Higg Index in 2012.

A media rep told TreeHugger that, over the past five years, Nester has “reduced their water and energy usage through the implementation of steam tumblers (reduced washing and drying steps, time, water, and energy), dumpster dive initiatives, and a proprietary software they built from the bottom up to track their materials, processes, manufacturing, and shipping.”

In other words, this is a company that’s really trying to make a difference by reducing its environmental impact.

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The performance merino socks for men, women, and children are designed according to their purpose, whether for hiking, playing sports, doing outdoor snow sports, everyday use, hunting/fishing, or tactical purposes. They feature “a Comfort Compression Fit with increased compression from the Achilles through to the middle arch that provides superb fit” and seamless toe closures.

Best of all, Farm to Feet offers a lifetime guarantee. If you’re unhappy with the performance of your socks, or if they wear out prematurely, the company will refund or replace them, while recycling all old socks that are sent back. It’s always great to see a company with this sort of policy; it shows confidence in the quality of the product and refreshing environmental commitment.

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When the time comes to buy yourself some new socks, and you like the idea of supporting domestic industries, then Farm to Feet is a great place to start looking.

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Erdogan: Syria’s Afrin city center ‘entirely under control,’ Kurds ‘fled’ (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

The pro-Turkish forces entered the city before dawn and faced no resistance from Kurdish fighters, who had already withdrawn, according to reports. Erdogan said in a televised speech this morning that all measures would be taken to protect Afrin’s residents. He praised the “heroic” actions of the armies, Turkey’s NTV reports.

Erdogan said that Turkey and its allies have not invaded Afrin, but rather “saved” the city from the “oppression” of terrorists. “This operation has shown the whole world that Turkey sides with the oppressed,” he said, as cited by Rudaw.

The Turkish Army released a number of videos and photos reportedly from inside Afrin. The footage shows tanks rolling down the street, as soldiers wave Turkish and FSA flags.

Erdogan said that Turkey and its allies have not invaded Afrin, but rather “saved” the city from the “oppression” of terrorists. “This operation has shown the whole world that Turkey sides with the oppressed,” he added.

During his announcement, Erdogan made reference to past Ottoman military triumphs, comparing the Afrin operation to the Turkish defense of Gallipoli during World War I. “We are fighting the same way we did in Canakkale,” he said, using the Turkish name for the historic battle. “They thought that Turkey is not as strong as it was in Canakkale.” Coincidentally, March 18 marks the start of the ill-fated Allied assault on the Dardanelles in 1915.

Kurdish officials deny that they have abandoned Afrin, however. Hediye Yusuf, a founding member of the self-declared Democratic Federal System of Northern Syria, said that Kurdish fighters left the city as part of an effort to safely evacuate civilians from what he termed a “massacre” by pro-Turkish forces. According to Rudaw, Mustafa Bali, a former spokesperson for the SDF, said that “the resistance in Afrin is entering a new phase and will continue.”

Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli praised Turkey’s “hero” army. Writing on Twitter, Canikli said that Turkish forces in Syria guarantee “peace, security and peace” for Turkey and the region.

The Turkish operation was conducted in coordination with the Free Syrian Army (FSA). FSA fighters encountered improvised explosive devices (IEDs) as they entered the city, Turkish state media Anadolu Agency reported.

Anadolu has released video and photographs allegedly showing a large munitions depot that has been seized by pro-Turkish forces in the city. 

On January 20, Turkey launched a cross-border offensive into Syria, with the aim to dislodge Kurdish “terrorists” from Afrin. The assault, codenamed Operation Olive Branch, has strained relations between Ankara and Washington. The Kurdish YPG are key US allies in the fight against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS), but Ankara views them as an offshoot of the terrorist-designated Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).

Kurdish forces claimed earlier this week that Turkey’s bombardment of the city had forced 10,000 civilians to flee their homes over the course of two days. On Thursday, Turkey dismissed a non-binding resolution approved by the European Parliament that called for a halt to Ankara’s military offensive in northern Syria, saying it demonstrated “clear support” for militants.

Photos purporting to show FSA fighters tearing down a statue of a blacksmith named Kawa, a central figure in a Kurdish legend, have angered Kurdish forces. A statement on a Whatsapp group run by the Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces described it as the “first blatant violation of Kurdish people’s culture and history since the takeover of Afrin,” Reuters reports.

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Hypocrisy Defined: Clinton and Cuomo March to Take Your Guns While Entirely Surrounded by Guns

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According to his own website, under Governor Andrew Cuomo, New York has passed the strongest gun control laws in the nation. Cuomo openly advocates for enacting the toughest gun bans in the nation, the toughest bans on magazines, and even banning the internet sale of ammunition in the state. By all definitions, Andrew Cuomo is a staunch anti-gun rights activist. It is his stance on eliminating gun rights that was the impetus for him joining the thousands of students in the #walkout yesterday. But, like most politicians, his hypocrisy was on full display.

On Wednesday, millions of students, politicians, and activists alike marched across America to demand the government take away their rights. This move was promoted by the government, boosted by the mainstream media, and even accepted by school systems across the country. By no means was this a show of resistance. It was, however, an act of hypocrisy for politicians.

On Wednesday, Andrew Cuomo walked down the streets of New York to join activists in a die-in and demand stricter gun laws. Activists chanted “enough is enough” as they used the tragedy in Parkland, Florida as a reason to demand innocent, law-abiding Americans give up their guns.

However, there was one thing peculiar about this incident which didn’t take long for the truth-seeking internet sleuths to find out. As Cuomo walked down the street and laid down on the ground to push for legislation to take your guns—the mayor was quite literally surrounded by guns.

How easy it must be to call for others to be disarmed while a half-dozen armed security officers carry weapons that are illegal for the citizens to even purchase, all to protect you.

One Twitter user made a perfect point about Cuomo’s hypocrisy on taking guns from you while keeping them for himself.

“This is the person the 2nd Amendment was written to protect us against.”

Cuomo was not alone in his hypocrisy either. Hillary Clinton also stepped out while on a trip to India to call for disarming the citizens. Like Cuomo, Clinton was surrounded by guns. But she took it a step further and surrounded herself with men armed with fully automatic rifles.

It’s not just politicians who call for removing your right to self-defense while hypocritically clenching to theirs. As TFTP reported earlier this month, Hollywood’s elite gathered for the massive glorification of celebrity at the 90th Annual Oscars celebration. While there were multiple politically charged themes like #metoo and Time’s Up movements, one theme, in particular, highlighted the blatant hypocritical nature of these extremely rich celebrities. Gun control.

The gun control theme in Hollywood is nothing new as it is quite common for celebrities to glorify guns and violence on the silver screen and then criticize the rights of private citizens who advocate for their right to self-defense using guns.

This time, however, as celebrities donned their orange pins and blasted gun rights, their hypocrisy, just like Cuomo and Clinton, was on full display. Like the politicians who call for private citizens to be stripped of their right to self-defense, the celebrities in Hollywood failed to realize that they are constantly surrounded by guns.

Indeed, while the Hollywood bigwigs patted themselves on their backs by celebrating their movies inside, hundreds of heavily militarized police officers protected them by celebrating the police state outside.

Roads were closed and a security perimeter made up of ten-foot gates and barricades was set up as FBI agents, firefighters, hundreds of police officers, and helicopters swarmed the area, protecting the elite stars inside the Dolby Theatre—with guns.

“We have these concentric rings of security that start in the middle and radiate outward,” said LAPD Cmdr. Blake Chow, the man tasked with overseeing the massive operation. “We have a lot of officers in fixed posts and foot beats keeping an eye on the event.”

If politicians, celebrities, and the media were truly concerned with preventing mass shootings and attacks in America, then they would be addressing the association with psychotropic drugs that Big Pharma has paid hundreds of millions of dollars to cover up. But then again, if they did that, who would pay for their re-election campaigns?

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Toyota’s New Power Plant In California Will Be Entirely Powered By Cow Manure

By  Amanda Froelich Truth Theory

To do its part to save the environment, Toyota Motor North America pans on building a power plant that captures methane gas from dairy cattle waste, then turns it into water, electricity and hydrogen.

The news was announced at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Reportedly, the Tri-Gen Project, located at the Port of Long Beach, California, will be the world’s first commercial-scale 100 percent renewable power and hydrogen generation plant.

When it goes online in 2020, the Tri-Gen will be able to produce enough energy to meet the daily driving needs of close to 1,500 vehicles, about 2.35 megawatts of electricity, and 1.2 tons of hydrogen — each day, says Toyota. The hydrogen fueling station will also support the auto manufacturer’s operations at the port.

As the Tribune Content Agency reports, Toyota is betting heavily on fuel cell technology, particularly in Japan. Because of this, all of the Toyota fuel-cell vehicles that move through the port (including the Mirai Sedan and Toyota’s Heavy Duty hydrogen fuel cell Class 8 truck, Project Portal) will be powered by the alternative energy.

Said Matt McCory, senior engineer with Toyota research and development:

“In most states, you have a conventional natural gas pipeline network that provides heat for your stove or furnace. The majority of natural gas comes from drilling for well gases. We’re trying to green up this process. One way is to find renewable sources, like from gases emitted from landfills, wastewater treatment plants and farm animals.”

The majority of waste will be obtained from dairy farms in California. One must point out the hypocrisy of this partnership, as animal agriculture is responsible for the vast majority of greenhouse gas emissions on our planet. Nonetheless, at least some action is being taken to repurpose some of the emissions which are released into the atmosphere.

We look forward to learning more about the Tri-Gen power plant when it is switched on line, most likely in 2020. What are your thoughts? Please comment below and share this news!

Read more: Investigation Reveals There Are 800 Livestock Mega Farms In The UK

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Rosie O’Donnell and Kim Kardashian West Aren’t Entirely Against Guns, Just You Having Them

In the late 1990s and early 2000s no celebrity pushed gun control more than comedienne and actress Rosie O’Donnell. Longtime NRA supporters will remember the famous incident in 1999 where the arch-gun control supporter ambushed actor and NRA Board Member Tom Selleck on her now-defunct daytime talk show. O’Donnell was active with Handgun Control Inc. (now the Brady Campaign) and the Million Mom March, and signed a letter calling for the criminalization of private transfers of firearms, handgun waiting periods, handgun rationing, and a ban on commonly-owned semi-automatic firearms and their magazines. 

Despite the severity of these restrictions, the so-called “Queen of Nice” explained that she would go even further during an interview with anti-gun former-U.S. Rep. Carolyn McCarthyO’Donnell remarked, “I know it’s in the Constitution. But you know what? Enough! I would like to say, I think there should be a law–and I know this is extreme–that no one can have a gun in the U.S. If you have a gun, you go to jail.” There was even an Associated Press report that O’Donnell asked the cast of Broadway show “Annie Get Your Gun” to alter the lyrics to “Anything You Can Do” to remove the line “I can shoot a partridge with a single cartridge.”

However, during her most active years as gun control crusader, O’Donnell employed armed security guards. In 2000, the pro-gun community was quick to point out her hypocrisy when it was reported that a bodyguard O’Donnell employed to protect her son had applied for a concealed carry permit and that the star approved. O’Donnell’s hypocrisy was so galling that in 2001 a gun rights supporter instituted, and NRA republished, the tongue-in-cheek “Rosie’” Awards, which were “bestowed upon the most hypocritical enemies of the Second Amendment.”

Today, O’Donnell is still a vocal gun control supporter and still enjoys the protection firearms afford.

During a November appearance on The Howard Stern Show, O’Donnell shared a personal story about her girlfriend, who is a police officer in Worcester, Mass. According to the interview, the girlfriend was staying over one night when the couple was awakened at 3 a.m. by the home’s alarm system. O’Donnell bragged that her capable girlfriend sprung up from bed, gun in hand, and went to investigate. O’Donnell told Stern that her partner’s armed response was “the biggest turn-on I ever had in my life.”

Back in June, Kim Kardashian West took to her website to post an ignorant screed in support of Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety and in opposition to legislation supported by NRA and the ACLU that protected those with disabilities from being improperly targeted as persons prohibited from possessing firearms. Kardashian West is also a member of Everytown’s celebrity outreach program, which the group calls its “Creative Council.”

In a recently released clip from the latest season of “reality” TV program Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kardashian West challenges her sisters Kendall and Khloe when they express an interest in firearm ownership for self-defense. While Khloe was explaining how their interest in gun ownership was spurred by Kendall’s concerns for her own safety, Kim interjected “Well that’s what you have security for.” Continuing to tow the Everytown line, Kardashian West went on to say that she would not permit her children to sleep over at her sister’s house were there a gun in the home.

Having grown up in the lap of luxury as the daughter of a high-profile businessman and attorney who was also the heir to a meat-packing fortune, Kardashian West has had little reason to concern herself with the travails of ordinary Americans. The socialite might be surprised to learn that the vast majority of her countrymen cannot retain a phalanx of armed guards.

The institutional gun control lobby has long used celebrity “influencers” in an attempt to shape gun policy; to little effect. As members of the same elitist clique, wealthy gun control advocates seem blind to the fact that the “deplorable” masses see right past this sort of celebrity moralizing to the underlying hypocrisy. The average American’s concerns for their own safety and that of their family are no less important than those of the rich and famous, and it should be obvious by now that no volume of celebrity lectures will convince them otherwise.

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This Innovative, Eco-Friendly Cup Is Made Entirely From Coffee Waste

By  Amanda Froelich Truth Theory

Goodbye, environmentally hazardous paper cups. Hello, HuskeeCups! Because the ceramic alternatives are made entirely from discarded coffee husks, they are recyclable, reusable and chip-resistant. This means we can all have our coffee and enjoy it, too.

Coffee husks are a byproduct of the milling stage of coffee production. Because it has little to no economic value, the husk is usually discarded. However, this is incredibly wasteful. HuskeeTech estimates that for every coffee lover, 6.6 pounds of husk is wasted every year. To reverse this, the Australian company developed the HuskeeCup.

If java lovers were to use the HuskeeCup, more than 1.35 million tons of husk would be prevented from going to waste each year. The concept is so refreshing, it makes sense why the product’s Kickstarter campaign raised over $110,000 in funds for the initial manufacturing of the cups.

Saxon Wright, a co-founder of the company, is well-aware what it takes to produce coffee. As part owner of Pablo & Rusty’s Coffee Roasters, a coffee supplier based in New South Wales, the coffee entrepreneur wants to do his part to reduce husk waste. “With mountains of beautiful organic material piling up around us and no sustainable way to deal with it, we asked ourselves the question, ‘What can we do with this?’” he wrote on Kickstarter.

After months of hard work, which included consulting with industrial designers and engineers, the vision to turn coffee husks into dynamic cups paid off. The HuskeeCup has several desirable features. To begin with, it retains heat. The product is also available in several sizes and designs. Coffee lovers can order the elegant pleated design, for instance, or the one-size-fits-all saucer for eating-in… The options abound! Another great feature is that the HuskeeCups are dishwasher-safe.

“By using coffee husk in the creation of HuskeeCup, we are recycling hundreds of tons of waste material from the production of coffee,” Wright said. “Our dream is to realize sustainability for cafés and home users while achieving zero waste at the farm. HuskeeCup is the first step in fulfilling this mission.”

Despite these great features, the concept for the HuskeeCup is not yet finished. Inhabitat reports that the company has plans to eventually use carbon-capturing microbes to produce the bio-polymer that binds the husk material. We look forward to that unveiling.

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Read more: Eco Friendly Beer Company Bid To Give Back To The Ocean With Biodegradable Ring Pull

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As Hollywood Gets the Spotlight, Media Entirely Silent on Rampant Sex Abuse By Police

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As Hollywood sex abuse continues to be exposed, victims and their families are finally starting to see the potential for justice and closure they have long-deserved. However, as the Weinsteins and the Spaceys watch their careers burn over the allegations of sexual misconduct, the media and essentially everyone else remains conveniently silent on the horrifying reality that is sexual misconduct by police.

On a near daily basis, a cop or former cop’s face makes the local newspaper with whitewashed headlines like Former deputy now charged with exploitation. Little attention is given to these stories despite the grim nature of them. For example, the aforementioned headline is from a small Minnesota town and involves a deputy who was arrested on multiple felony charges including child molestation, sexual misconduct with a child, and child exploitation. No one else picked up the story and it was swept under the rug.

The disgusting crimes that lead to these headlines happen often and blow the myth of the ‘bad apple’ theory completely out of the water. Just this month, two NYPD cops crimes were so bad they actually made national headlines when they were arrested for allegedly handcuffing an underage teen and brutally raping her in their van. As TFTP reported, officers who were allegedly acting on behalf of the rapist cops entered the rape victims hospital room and threatened her if she came forward with her accusations. 

While the NYPD case garnered much-needed attention, others go completely unnoticed. Cops sexually abusing children, women, and men is common and is a major problem.

In 2014, TFTP put out a shocking report that highlighted 40 cops who were convicted or charged with spousal abuse, child rape, or other types of sex crimes just thirty days.

While independent researchers began tracking how many people are killed by cops every year, no one was tracking how many crimes were committed by cops. However, that is beginning to change, and the data shows that the problem is staggering.

Last year, a study exposed the startling fact that police officers are arrested about 1,100 times a year, or roughly three officers charged every day. Many of these arrests are over unspeakable sex crimes.

“Police crimes are not uncommon,” the study’s lead researcher Philip M. Stinson concluded. “Our data directly contradicts some of the prevailing assumptions and the proposition that only a small group of rotten apples perpetrate the vast majority of police crime.” Although nearly 60 percent of the crimes “occurred when the officer was technically off-duty,” Stinson wrote, “a significant portion of these so-called off-duty crimes also lies within the context of police work and the perpetrator’s role as a police officer, including instances where off-duty officers flash a badge, an official weapon, or otherwise use their power, authority, and the respect afforded to them as a means to commit crime.”

According to a report from WaPo, in cases involving allegations of sexual abuse, 72 percent of the officers were fired, and more than 80 percent resulted in convictions, the study found. There were 422 reported cases of forcible and statutory rape, 352 cases of forcible fondling and 94 sodomy cases over the seven years of the study, which Stinson called “larger than expected based on the existing research.” The data search turned up 174 examples of male officers arrested in cases of “Driving While Female,” in which women drivers were harassed or assaulted. About 82 percent of those cases ended in convictions.

A separate study as reported by the AP in 2015 found similarly shocking numbers.

The probe revealed that 550 officers were decertified for various sexual assaults, including rape. Some were dismissed for sodomy or sexual shakedowns, where victims were forced to perform sexual acts to avoid arrest.

A further 440 officers lost their jobs for other sex-related offenses, such as possessing child pornography, being a peeping Tom, sending sexually charged messages to underage teens or having sex while on duty.

About one-third of the officers lost their jobs for committing sexual offenses with juveniles.

Another independent study found that sexual misconduct is the second highest of all complaints nationwide against police officers, representing 9.3 percent in 2010, according to a study by the Cato Institute’s National Police Misconduct Reporting Project.

In 2010, 354 of the 618 complaints involved nonconsensual sexual acts, and over half of those involved were minors.

Perhaps the most chilling aspect of police sexual misconduct is the likelihood of under-reporting. As the case of the NYPD cops intimidating the rape victim shows, police officers stand up for their own—even if it means protecting a rapist. When a person becomes a victim of police sex crimes, how can they be expected to go to the very people who employ their abuser and report it — especially given the fact that it is well known police will go to great lengths to protect their own.

“It’s happening probably in every law enforcement agency across the country,” said Chief Bernadette DiPino of the Sarasota Police Department in Florida, who helped study the problem for the International Association of Chiefs of Police. “It’s so underreported and people are scared that if they call and complain about a police officer, they think every other police officer is going to be then out to get them.”

While it is certainly newsworthy to expose Hollywood pedophiles and sex abusers for preying on vulnerable actors and actresses, the level at which police sexual misconduct is ignored by the media is shameful.

Has the worship of the police state gotten so prevalent that it is considered taboo to mention the staggering rate at which police commit sex crimes? We hope not.

Please share this article with your friends and family to let them know America’s other dirty little secret about how often our ostensible protectors become de facto predators.

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Landfill to lifestyle: This line of furniture is made entirely from post-consumer waste

A new entry to the eco-friendly furnishings market offers a collection of furniture and home accessories that comes with a bold set of standards.

By focusing on turning trash into treasure, Pentatonic aims to demonstrate a better way forward for home furnishings than the standard of using virgin materials to create relatively short-lived products. We already have enough glass, plastic, and metals on the surface of the planet to make what is needed, although mostly in the form of “the world’s most abundant and dangerous resource – human trash.” Pentatonic is tapping in to this waste stream for feedstock for its products, which are intended to be truly “circular” in nature, by virtue of being made from 100% recycled materials, being fully recyclable, and coming with a lifetime buy-back guarantee.

For some perspective on just one aspect of the waste issue, it’s estimated that globally, about 480 billion plastic bottles were purchased last year, and that figure is rising, with some projections saying that by 2021, we may be buying more than 580 billion plastic bottles per year, and only a fraction of that is being recycled. A staggering 8.3 billions of tons of plastic has been manufactured since the ’50s, with most of it ending up in landfills of the oceans, which is said to be “smothering ecosystems in plastic.” Another common waste item from our era of affluenza is electronics, or e-waste, which can yield valuable metals and glass that don’t require mining or extensive processing to reclaim, but which often end up getting literally trashed instead of recycled.

According to Pentatonic co-founders Jamie Hall and Johann Boedecker, the company aims to disrupt the furniture industry not only through its use of 100% post-consumer waste to craft its products “without compromising an inch on design, performance, or function,” but also by incorporating automotive manufacturing technology to build it. This is said to enable a scalable production process that also enables ‘localization’ by sourcing feedstock from near the production facility instead of from across the world.

“Everything we make is from trash. This is the most fundamental element of who we are. We simply refuse to add to the abundance of waste on our streets, in our landfill sites, rivers and oceans. We exist to reduce this poisonous glut. To use human ingenuity and conscious consumerism to design our way out of this looming disaster. With our unique technology, developed over 15 years of research and application in industrial spaces, we’ve learnt how to most effectively transform trash into desirable new products and materials. Glass, plastic, metals, food, even cigarettes: it can all be reused many times, without compromising on quality or performance. Each new life that we can give to a material can be an improvement on the last.” – Pentatonic

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Pentatonic products are designed to be simple to build (no tools required), to be modular and interchangeable, and the focus on using standardized components is said to lead to more efficient manufacturing and shipping. In addition, each component is assigned a unique identification number that states the manufacture date and location, the type of waste used in its production, and who has ‘owned’ it before (“track that component’s journey through the entirety of its lifecycle”). All products come with a buy-back guarantee, after which the returned items will be recycled to be used again and again.

“Our non-negotiable commitment to the consumer is that we make our products using single materials. That means no toxic additives and no hybridized materials which are prohibitive of recyclability. As such, this represents a radical departure from the traditional design, manufacturing and consumer service models in the homeware and accessories industry. This enables us to simply recycle our products into new products at the end of life, and thus brings our consumer into our supply chain. This inclusivity and incentivizing will deliver an almost zero waste of our products post-use.” – Pentatonic Co-Founder/CEO Johann Boedecker

At the core of this year’s lineup from Pentatonic is the modular AirTool system (made from “tactile felts, luxurious fabrics, ultra hardened textiles” and hand-finished metals), which allows the end user to create “a great number of outcomes with just a few components,” and the tables and chairs can be augmented with additional components. To complement the furniture, the company also offers a collection of glassware made from upcycled smartphone glass, which is said to be one of the lesser-known, but no less wasteful, aspect of our modern smartphone addiction.

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Pentatonic just attracted some £4,300,000 of investments, which will be used to scale up the company’s operation in both the UK and Europe in a bid to revitalize the consumer furnishings market while bringing positive environmental change to it. Sales will be through the company’s website and various pop-up stores, and the line will be displayed at the upcoming London Design Festival. Learn more at Pentatonic.

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ANTIFA cheers speech comprised entirely of Adolf Hitler quotes






(INTELLIHUB) — ANTIFA group members were caught on camera at a recent demonstration cheering on and embracing a man’s speech made up entirely of quotes by Adolf Hitler, despite the fact that the group claims to be ‘anti-fascist.’

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