Okay, maybe a t-shirt can’t stop violence against women, but what if it was a t-shirt that looked cool enough to grab your attention long enough for you to find out that it’s in support of UNiTE, a campaign started in 2008 by United Nations Secretary-General Ben Ki-moon to end violence against women. Then, my friend, we have not jut a t-shirt, but a campaign. Over the last several months, UNiTE has asked men aged 18-25 to submit…
Article: Green tech finds (2/3/11)
T-shirts that detect pollution, wind power from transit tunnels, and solar power in coal’s heartland… your green tech finds for the week.
- The pollution-detecting t-shirt: NYU grad students Nien Lam and Sue Ngo’s Warning Signs t-shirts display either a heart or a pair of lungs that change color according to the levels of carbon monoxide in the air. Watch it work above… (via Green Energy News and @greeneconpost)
- All renewables by 2050? A brand new report from WWF claims we can get there, “…with only isolated residual uses of fossil and nuclear fuels.” (via Mail & Guardian Online)
What I love about a t-shirt is its quality as a blank canvas for artists and designers. The Internet has facilitated the dissemination and introduction of these fantastic and creative pieces of wearable art to a wider audience. And I think that is a good thing. Here’s a round up of t-shirts that are topical, humorous, or just flat out awesome.
I agree with the message on this shirt from Comme des Garcons.