Mountains of Garbage in Russia are Being Turned into Fashionable Accessories

A Russian fashion brand is trying to tackle St. Petersburg’s mountains of garbage by creating an entire supply chain out of them.


Sifting through the trash mountains, workers collect all kinds of different recyclable materials before turning them into bespoke recycled accessories and school products.

99Recycle won Recycle/Upcycle Project of the Year as part of the 2020 St. Petersburg Awards, and their current roster of goods include pencil and laptop cases, backpacks, bags, and even skateboards and a bicycle.

Sustainability in fashion is becoming a larger and larger concern as the 21st century rolls on, as the industry is

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Upgrade Mom’s Hiking Kit with These Gear Accessories

This Mother’s Day, we’ve got the trails on our minds more than ever. Going on adventures and getting fresh air with loved ones is the ultimate goal, but the right equipment can make that time much more enjoyable. Here are some gifts that won’t gather dust in her gear closet.

A Pair of Binoculars

(Photo: Courtesy Nocs Provisions)

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A pair of binoculars is an excellent addition to any hiking kit: they allow you to spot distant peaks and zoom in on wildlife. “It’s easy to spend upward of $500 on field binoculars, but for the beginner or

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Everything You Need to Know About Apple’s Find My Network Accessory Program

When iOS 14 launched, Apple announced a new Find My network accessory program designed for third-party accessory makers, and in April 2021, Apple launched the initiative.

With the Find My network accessory program, third-party accessory makers can add Find My integration to their devices, allowing products to be tracked in the Find My app right alongside Apple devices.

This guide covers everything that you need to know about the accessory program, from how it works to which devices offer Find My integration.

How Tracking Third-Party Accessories Works

Accessory makers that join Apple’s Made for iPhone program and participate in the

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Meet Microsoft’s new Modern family of work-from-home audio accessories

Audio products like headphones and headsets have become must-have accessories in the “hybrid workplace” as huge numbers of people continue to work out of their homes (or anywhere they can get a good internet connection). With that in mind, Microsoft on Tuesday introduced a handful of new audio accessories geared toward telecommuters and remote learners, announced alongside the new Microsoft Surface Laptop 4

These new accessories include a Microsoft Teams-certified UC version of the Surface Headphones 2 that comes with a USB dongle, two Modern headsets with integrated boom microphones, a Modern USB-C speakerphone and a Modern Webcam. Here’s

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Microsoft’s new ‘Modern’ accessories include its first webcam in years


Six New Unicorns in Four Days Marks Historic Boom for India Tech

(Bloomberg) — It was an historic week for India’s technology industry. In the space of four days, the country minted at least six new startups with a valuation of $1 billion or more — what techies call unicorns because they’re supposed to be such rarities.In rough order of size: The investment platform Groww raised money at a valuation of more than $1 billion, messaging bots startup Gupshup hit $1.4 billion, digital pharmacy API Holdings Pvt. was valued at close to $1.5 billion, app developer Mohalla Tech surpassed

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SmallRig Releases Innovative Accessories for Sony FX3

Both the half/modular cage and the full/integrated cage are brought to the market, featuring multiple 1/4″-20 threaded holes, 3/8″-16 ARRI positioning holes, NATO rails and cold shoes to realize diverse creation needs. Built-in Arca-swiss quick release plate at the bottom of the cage allows quick switch between handheld, tripod, gimbal and other shooting scenarios. In addition, the cages support SmallRig power bank holder and lightweight matte box to setup the complete shooting solution.

Sony FX3 modular cage: adopts a modular structure while the top NATO rail comes with a detachable design. The cage supports Sony original XLR adapter handle, SmallRig

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