Detroit Company Repurposes Peeling Street Graffiti Into Gritty Jewelry

WEARABLE ART Peterson and Russell say that their primary goal is to restore confidence in the women they hire. Many of them left their jobs when they entered the shelter seeking refuge…

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Why is PETA Giving Away Fur Coats?

Photo by Shutterstock People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has been doling out fur coats for free, but not because the infamously provocative animal-rights group has had a change…

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"Ulterior Survival Bag" Turns Into Pair of Boots for Detroit's Homeless

Mike Forbes’s “Ulterior Survival Bag” is more than your average carryall. Designed for Detroit’s homeless population, the bag transforms into a pair of boots…

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Coat That Transforms into a Sleeping Bag Warms Detroit's Homeless

You think you’re cold? Try being one of Detroit’s 18,000 homeless. Veronika Scott, a junior at the Center for Creative Studies, for one, isn’t about to shiver on the…

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