Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Volcanic eruptions, futuristic vehicles and open education in our look around the web

Slow Factory’s Open Education Fall Calendar Founded in 2012 by Céline Semaan, Slow Factory continues its quest to increase “sustainability literacy” in fashion and all that it entails. Once such endeavor is through free, open education—and they have just announced their upcoming class calendar. With courses including Cultural Appropriation and North Indigenous Peoples, Deconstructing Greenwashing Myths, Waste-Led Design and more, registration is free. All classes …

Cannabis Beverage Brand Introduces Rolling Paper Straws

Recently launched Canadian brand Truss Beverages (a collaborative venture from HEXO and Molson Coors) produces a range of THC-infused drinks, along with an apt and playful accompaniment: a pack of rollable paper straws. Taking notes from traditional joint-toking, but tweaking the ritual for contemporary cannabis consumption, each pack opens up to reveal “a dowel for straw-rolling” and instructions. The straws are made from coated polyart …

Calexo’s Refreshing and Relaxing Cannabis-Infused Citrus Drinks

Nano-emulsified THC complements a base of fresh citrus and hand-picked botanicals

Unlike many edibles and drinkables that dominate the current cannabis market, Calexo‘s pair of refreshing infused beverages—Citrus Rose and Cucumber Citron—hit precisely and progressively, imparting a more mellow, more exact high. Inside each 22oz bottle, 10mg of THC (and no CBD) blends into an effervescent base of citrus and botanicals. The cannabis infusion—produced by Vertosa specifically for Calexo—calmly onsets and offsets (15 minutes and an …