Shanghai Calling

Freedom of Speech

This weekend, Colors Creative Director Patrick Waterhouse will speak to a sold-out crowd at Tedx Shanghai, China.

City in the Caspian

The Sea

In the middle of the Caspian Sea, a Soviet-era settlement called "Oil Rocks" still floats, complete with cinema, bakeries, and a lemonade factory. Population: 933.

Buried Treasure

The Sea

The ephemeral island of Ferdinandea is claimed by four nations, and only appears above the surface of the sea every hundred years.

Interview: James Howard Kunstler


“When everybody is a zombie, whose brains are left to eat?” asks James Howard Kunstler, acclaimed author of The Long Emergency and The Geography of Nowhere.

Mutant Shrimp Monsters

The Sea

"Horribly mutated shrimp, fish with oozing sores, underdeveloped blue crabs lacking claws, eyeless crabs and shrimp" populate the post-BP Gulf of Mexico.

The Accidental Hairdresser


This just in from the frontiers of medical science: rolling down a grassy knoll turns you gay.