Designers, the By the City/For the City competition is looking for your responses to over 500 ideas for improving New York City. Deadline is July 14.

A new New Balance Shoe that is made out of hemp. By "made out of," we mean has one little bit of hemp. We're not totally on-board with the hemp as alternative fabric movement, but it makes the shoe different and exciting and really fakely environmentally-friendly. Also, you can smoke it if you..