Evolution of Marijuana Culture, Future of Biking, Punk in Fashion

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Thursday, May 09, 2013

How is Marijuana Culture Changing in This Country? | What it Might Take to Reinvent the Wheel | Lessons From a Female Union Electrician | The Rise of Bike Culture | Punk Fashion: From the Streets to the Met

The Evolution of Marijuana Culture

Marijuana culture in this country is changing. There was legalization of recreational marijuana use back in November in Washington and Colorado. Medical marijuana is still legal in Ca...

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The Rise of Bike Culture

In recent years, the bicycle has gone from a mode of transportation, to an object that comes with rights that cities acknowledge and cater to. For those who’ve been entrenched in the ...

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Tragedy Strikes Another Garment Factory in Bangladesh

As the grim count of the dead continues to rise from that garment factory collapse last month in Bangladesh, a fire overnight in a different garment factory there killed at least 8 mo...

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Punk Fashion: From the Streets to the Met

Some critics argue that the new Metropolitan Museum's exhibition on punk fashion is proof that punk is over. But if punk is everywhere, including a museum exhibit, is punk over; or ha...

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What it Might Take to Reinvent the Wheel

The bicycle may not have changed much over the years, but Kara Miller, host of WGBH’s “Innovation Hub” has been speaking with graduate students at the M.I.T Media Lab about their cutt...

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Lessons From a Female Union Electrician

Rochelle James is a proud union electrician with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 3. She is a single mom whose challenges to make life and career go smoothl...

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