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Acid Drops / Jason Dill

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The first in a series of hand painted skate studies

UK Artist Matt Box just dropped the first installment of his Acid Drops series, a collection of hand painted skate studies that "aim to psychedelically capture the individual styles of influential skateboarders." First up, Jason Dill, one of the skate world's most eccentric rippers. He may not have known it at the time, but Box employed the age-old animation technique of rotoscoping to......read more

Hanging Test Tube Vase

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Better living through chemistry. $36.00

Cast from vintage test tubes and threaded with a natural, veggie dye-tanned leather strap, these clever Hanging Test Tube Vases invite you to get experimental with your floral arrangements. Handmade by Pigeon Toe Ceramics in Portland, OR using clay, earth-friendly lead-free glaze, fired in a renewable energy-powered kiln, these make a great gift item for someone who appreciates eco-conscious......read more

The Acid "Basic Instinct"

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Avant garde dance troupe stars in excellent video by director Dugan O'Neal

The Acid, a mysterious, multicontinential trio bent on creating genre-less music, have commissioned a special video for "Basic Instinct," their first single which combines electronic beats with acoustic guitar and pitched vocals. The video, directed by Dugan O'Neal (of The Directors Bureau), stars Los Angeles dance troupe WIFE, who are captured jumping around in pink suits and wigs in the......read more

If You Love the Ocean, Embrace Clean Energy

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Ocean acidification is just one of the ways that fossil fuels threaten the seas

Blue Planet Foundation's Catharine Lo for The Huffington Post: During a recent presentation about Hokule'a's worldwide voyage, Polynesian Voyaging Society president Nainoa Thompson remarked that if you want to save the Earth, save the ocean. "Out of four breaths you take," he said, "three come from the ocean." As someone who loves the ocean, this resonated with me. It is the reason I work as an......read more

Morning Teleportation, "Expanding Anyway"

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Warning: high risk of acid flashback.

Our new music video for MORNING TELEPORTATION. Created with a vast array of materials, found objects, and crayola marker drawings, this pile of nonsense mixes stop motion, live action, motion graphics, and a little bit of 3d all within one gypsy invention of a carnival ride. Check out the making of here: phantasmic.tv/​makingofexpandinganyway.html   If you are at all prone to a......read more

Earth Day: Our Acidic Oceans

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Actress Sigourney Weaver calls for action on ocean acidification.

On the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Actress Sigourney Weaver testified before the Senate, warning that without climate legislation limiting CO2 emissions, the impacts on our oceans will be monumental. “The oceans are 30 percent more acidic than they were during pre-industrial times and if we continue burning fossil fuels as we are now, we will double the ocean’s acidity by the end of the......read more

The World Press Photo Contest 2016

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Some of Our Favorite Winners

1. People, Second Prize Winner, Stories La Maya Tradition by Daniel Ochoa de Olza / AP A ‘Maya’ girl sits in an altar during the traditional celebration of ‘Las Mayas’ on the streets of the small village of Colmenar Viejo. Young girls between the age of 7 and 11 are chosen every year as ‘Maya’ for the ‘Las Mayas,’ a festival derived from......read more

Amazon Gets Green Light To Test Drones In The US

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From Our Good Friends At Collectively

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) just gave Amazon the green light to test its drones to deliver packages. But the Seattle-based company will have to comply with strict regulations to do so. Don't expect to see a drone delivering your next care package from Mom; the testing will be done in a rural, sparsely populated area of Washington state. While some see......read more

Palace "Bitter"

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London's latest buzz band drops atmospheric video for subtly anthemic 'Bitter'

"Bitter," the second track from upstart UK act Palace, is a perfectly autumnal anthem, all warm guitars and comforting, catchy vocals. Now with nearly 140,000 plays on Souncloud, the track has a video that builds on the atmospheric vibe. Working in flawless unison with the tune, the Liam Saint-Pierre-directed video finds a nameless protagonist waking up alone in the woods, before searching......read more

Wild Beasts "Mecca" Video

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Indie poppers float through psychedelic world in latest video

Wild Beasts are good at music videos. You might recall their Talking Heads-inspired clip for "A Simple Beautiful Truth" we posted earlier this year, now the UK band is back with another good one, this time for the third single off of Present Tense, their fourth full-length released in February on Domino. The visuals feature the English group in a gooey, kaleoidoscopic landscape, in a neon-colored......read more

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