Poler + Granted Sweater Vest

A truly hand-knitted item from two brands enthusiastic about outdoor adventures

Like seemingly everyone else this season, the team at CH can’t get enough camp vibes from Poler, Portland’s colorful purveyor of outdoor “stuff.” Yesterday, they provided another reason to pay the site a visit with the release of a new sweater vest, made in collaboration with Vancouver’s Granted Clothing—a label who base their creations on knitwear from the ’70s but update the designs with oddball …

Interview: Becky Crew

Australian science writer and author of "Zombie Birds, Astronaut Fish and Other Weird Animals"

Becky Crew spent her childhood in the picturesque Blue Mountains in Australia, with her (human) family and a menagerie that included dogs, cats, pigeons, crabs and all kinds of critters. Suffice to say she has always had a bit of a fascination with living creatures. While she didnt love science class in school, and then worked in finance, she and a friend started the animal-focused …

Wake Alarm from Tiny Hearts

A new alarm app that attempts making mornings easier

If your natural reaction to the alarm going off is to cause your phone physical harm, Tiny Hearts‘ Wake Alarm could be perfect for you. Released today, Wake Alarm was created in an attempt to make mornings easier, with an almost completely personalized wake-up call. The alarm has three modes: Slap and Flip, Swipe or Shake. Each mode requires the user to respond differently; from …