The Sustainability Aspects of North Sails’ America’s Cup Capsule Collection

High-performance sporting attire and outerwear crafted entirely from recycled materials

Founded in 1957 by Olympic Gold Medal winner Lowell North, North Sails began as an innovative producer of award-winning competition sails for regattas. In 1989, the brand would launch its first high-performance clothing collection. Today, North Sails continues to dress those on land and at sea. Their recently released AC36 by Prada capsule, designed to honor their partnership with this year’s America’s Cup (the continuation of a relationship …

The Vandal’s Future Craft-Focused Dinner Series, SEATED

Taking place later this year, events that encourage conversation and community

Described as a “charity dinner for the environment,” SEATED—a communal supper series held at Pittsburgh restaurant The Vandal (in collaboration with small-batch ceramics maker Bombabird and local shop Oatmeal)—will aim to be as eco-friendly as possible, while championing the craftspeople involved. The meal will commence later this year in two sessions, with drinks and light bites preceding the first seating (as appetizers) and succeeding the …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Putting excess London Underground heat to use, an app for analog photography, a 2,000-year-old sarcophagus and more

NASA’s Highest-Resolution Photo of Mars NASA’s new image of the surface of Mars—the space agency’s highest-resolution photograph of the Red Planet ever—comprises 1,200 total images. The wide-pan photograph features what researchers hypothesize are former sites of lakes and streams that dried up over the course of several billion years. The 1.8-billion-pixel shot was taken by the Curiosity Rover during November and December of 2019 and …