I'm going to celebrate the start of my weekend with a Vogue-colored manicure, an investment in some natural deodorant that actually works, and an attempt to find a better hostess gift than "obscure produce" for a soiree [that I'm hoping will pop up on the cal between now and] Saturday night. Let Happenings be your guide into an eco-informed weekend.
HAIL TO THE CHIEF In his nomination acceptance speech last night, President Obama reiterated that “Climate change is not a hoax” (some politicians apparently still haven’t gotten the memo). (The Guardian)
ROOM TO GROW This Spanish bicycle for kids can be adjusted to accommodate growing bodies, so it only has to be replaced after 5 to 7 years (as opposed to the usual 2 to 3 with a typical tot bike). (Fast Company)
BURNING (MAN) LOVE If browsing Facebook albums for outrageous Burning Man pictures isn't satisfying enough, this list of The Best Craigslist “Missed Connections” from the dessert's hottest gathering is a must-click. (The Atlantic)
FRACKING WITH THE STARS Somehow missed that anti-fracking is the latest celebrity cause? New York magazine provides a recap. (New York)
BUSTED BOARDS MADE BRIGHT Sunnies made from discarded skateboard decks are glossed with food-grade resins and outfitted with polarized lenses. It’s eco-eyewear that keeps tricking out. (Ecouterre)