Antibiotics Pulled from Dirt

Researchers have discovered an effective new antibiotic from an unlikely source: a pile of dirt. The new drug, teixobactin, has so far been tested on mice and was found to cure many severe infections without side effects, and it did so in a way that would not allow bacteria to become immune to it. Teixobactin has yet to be tested on humans, but if it …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Gear Patrol's World Cup 2014 primer, Mike D and Clare Vivier for Monster Children, a GoPro roller coaster ride and more in our weekly look at the web

1. Mike D + Clare Vivier for Monster Children Known for women’s accessories, designer Clare Vivier dropped her first line of men’s goods in a somewhat unlikely collaboration with legendary NYC hip-hop godfather, Mike D of the Beastie Boys. The launch coincided with the release of Monster Children’s latest issue—of which D’s the guest editor. Composed of just a few simple pieces including a card …

Cool Hunting Video: NW Cannabis Market

Farm-to-table takes a different meaning in our look at this Seattle farmers market

During our recent visit to Seattle, WA we stopped by an unusual farmers market, where instead of tomatoes and tangerines, customers can purchase medical cannabis. The NW Cannabis Market, open seven days a week at two locations, hosts a variety of vendors who sell their products wholesale to anyone with a recommendation for medical marijuana in Washington state. The market fosters a conversation between farmers …