EUGENE, Ore. - Nine designers stormed into St. Vincet de Paul on Monday, ready to turn used goods into modern fashion. Designers had one hour to grab materials for their looks that will be on the runway of "Metamorphose," a fashion show. The May event focuses on "upcycling," transforming worn products into cutting edge fashions. "It's kind of a transformation
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - The city of Springfield bought 1,000 used streetlights from San Diego. Even after the cost of retrofitting the lights with modern electronics, Brian Barnett with the City of Springfield estimates the cost to the city will be less than half the price of new lights. “We’re going to put LED kits to improve the light output and
So what do you want to be when you grow up? It's a question we've all been asked at one time or another when we were younger. One college graduate, who couldn't decide on the answer, took on an unusual job search, and since then, may have inspired a movement. Fredricka Whitfield explains.
It's not for the faint of heart. Climbing Mount Everest and taking a nose-dive down to the ground. Joby Ohgwin has already climbed Everest, and hiked down. So it's clearly a natural progression to then throw yourself off the world's tallest mountain. CNN's Jonathan Mann has more.
VANCOUVER, Wash. –They’re warm outfits for your cold-blooded pets. Katie Bradley has turned crocheting cozies for tortoises into a part-time business pulling in tens of thousands of dollars. “It started out as a family joke,” Bradley said. “I had seen a picture of a tortoise with a doily and thought it was really silly so I crocheted this really funny