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EU vs. CO2: Fight!

EU vs. CO2: Fight!

GreenpeaceUK does a solid job appealing to the more playful nature of people to rally some support for the European Union to start lowering its carbon emissions. Maybe the game will port to other parts of the world soon.

Lost Art: Inglourious Basterds

Lost Art: Inglourious Basterds

Quentin Tarantino and 13 artists team up for The Lost Art of Inglourious Basterds show 2/18/10 in Los Angeles; limited to 6 prints each and signed by Quentin, proceeds go to Haiti.

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Stillerstrong x Conan

Stillerstrong x Conan

Because of the quake, Ben Stiller’s Stillerstrong is now the Haitian School Initiative and will build temporary schools; he’s teamed up with Conan (and Max Weinberg’s nether regions).

CNN: Haiti 360

CNN: Haiti 360

Like a video version of Google Street View, CNN’s Haiti 360 is an amazingly immersive yet somber visualization of the destruction in Port-Au-Prince. Want to help? Visit HPHN.

Video: MSF Inflatable Hospital

Video: MSF Inflatable Hospital

As relief efforts continue in Haiti, Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) shows us their inflatable hospitals; they’ve been working non-stop to set up a 9-tent, 100-bed unit.

Help Haiti

Help Haiti

Like many of you we’ve been watching the grim news coming out of Haiti; learn how you can help by visiting Google’s aid roundup, or stop by Boing Boing for the latest news.

Nixon project Blue

Nixon project Blue

Nixon’s Super Hero II TI PU, Outsider Tide and Small Channel T watches not only look at home in the water, but safeguard it too: proceeds go to project BLUE, which protects oceans & beaches.

Open Source Coins

Open Source Coins

These silver-plated bronze Open Source Coins may not be free like the causes they represent, but $3 of each goes to the Free Software Foundation; available in Linux and FSF flavors.

eBoy Amnesty Poster

eBoy Amnesty Poster

eBoy’s Amnesty Poster is part of the Poverty is Modern campaign, with 4 Euros of each poster donated to Amnesty International; it’s a disturbing, pixelated look at human rights issues.

Video: Stillerstrong

Video: Stillerstrong

Ben Stiller pokes fun at Lance Armstrong with Stillerstrong, but it’s for a good cause: donations help to build classrooms, buy supplies, and hire teachers for a school in Ceverine, Haiti.

Nike N7 Collection

Nike N7 Collection

Nike’s N7 Collection retools their Pegasus and Huarache shoes to support the youth sports N7 Fund; the line boasts Native American-inspired colorways and low ecological impact.

Uruguay x OLPC

Uruguay x OLPC

Massive props to Uruguay for coming the closest to fulfilling One Laptop Per Child’s vision: all Uruguayan children attending state primary school will receive an XO model OLPC.

Christmas Grenades

Christmas Grenades

They may seem “holy” inappropriate, but these Christmas Grenade decorations will not only make your tree a blast but go towards Ctrl.Alt.Shift’s fight against global conflict.

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UNICEF Toy Soldiers

UNICEF Toy Soldiers

Juxtaposing children playing in place of troops, UNICEF’s Toy Soldiers aren’t for sale but are part of a smart campaign to raise awareness about the plight of child soldiers in Africa.

Short Film: Star Waiters

Short Film: Star Waiters

Wookie-sized props to the Make A Wish Foundation: Star Waiters is a 30 min film (it starts 9 min in) that fulfills 6th grader Mitch Kohler’s dream to make his own Star Wars movie.

Cause: Re~Cycle

Cause: Re~Cycle

Re~Cycle collects second-hand bicycles and ships them to Africa, where they can be used as personal transport, ambulances and more; donate a bike if you’re in the UK, or money elsewhere.

Mozilla Crowdsourced Tees

Mozilla Crowdsourced Tees

Mozilla’s Community Store is pure genius: it mixes Threadless’ crowdsourcing with design-centric users, resulting in community-created Firefox t-shirts that benefit the Mozilla Foundation.

Dr. Romanelli x Converse

Dr. Romanelli x Converse

We’re really digging the classic retro colorway on this pair of Dr. Romanelli x Converse Chucks; composed of laser-etched bandaid graphics, it’s part of the (PRODUCT) RED campaign.

Video: Crisis in Burma

Video: Crisis in Burma

This beautifully rendered “Crisis in Burma” video by creative agency Shilo is so haunting and thought-provoking that we just had to share it; echoes of Love Plane tee, anyone?

Causecast.org

Causecast.org

Causecast.org is like YouTube for social causes, with videos and pitches for everything from human rights to the environment; above is Jenny McCarthy speaking for autism.

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