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Aerial Iceland by Andre Ermolaev

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Russian photographer captures Iceland's volcanic rivers from above

Not that we needed it, but here's some more proof that Iceland is the the most photogenic place on Earth. These images, which could easily be mistaken for gorgeously rendered abstract paintings, are actually aerial photos by Russian photographer Andre Ermolaev, who took to the sky to capture stunning shots of ash-laden streams flowing from volcanoes in the Nordic nation. Ermaelov waxes......read more

Tom Fun Orchestra "Bottom of the River"

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Beautiful gloom from Trunk Animation Studio

Wonderfully grim visual interpretation of a song by Tom Fun Orchestra, an eight-piece gypsy folk-punk ensemble from Nova Scotia. A bit of Brecht and a dram of Tom Waits, this gorgeously dark animated short packs a punch. Directed by Alisdair Brotherston and Jock Mooney of Trunk, the "Bottom of the River" video was showcased on BBC Films and nominated for Best Animation at the 2009 UK......read more

Graf and Lantz Felt Wine Quiver

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Stylish carrier keeps your wine cozy wherever you go. $126.00

From their Los Angeles design studio, Holger Graf and Daniel Lantz create useful daily products from luxurious, sustainable materials. Perfect for a summer picnic in the park, the Graf and Lantz Felt Wine Quiver allows you to bring your booze in style. Made of elegant merino wool with vegetable-tanned leather details, the Quiver has adjustable side belts to snugly fit any kind of bottle. Going......read more

Potomac Tops List of America's Most Endangered Rivers

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Conservation group American Rivers urges support for clean water protection

In an announcement that's as laden with symbolism as rivers are with sediment, American Rivers has named the Potomac River, which flows through the nation's capital, the most endangered river in the United States. "America’s Most Endangered Rivers," the annual report from the clean water advocacy group, noted that the Potomac is under increasing threat from pollution caused by urban......read more

A Tokyo River Glows With 100,000 LED Lights

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A solar-powered light installation illuminates the Sumida River

Occasionally, in our constant search for cool and interesting stuff to show our faithful readers, we come across creative projects that literally blow our minds. This would be one such occasion. As part of last weekend's Tokyo Hotaru festival, 100,000 LED lights were sent flowing down the Sumida River, commemorating the now scarce fireflies ("hotaru" in Japanese) that used to bring the river to......read more

River Rafting in Sweden

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A Scandanavian eco-tourism outfit lets travelers embrace their inner Huck Finn

Thanks to Mark Twain, the image of a timber river raft drifting lazily downriver is forever embedded in the American consciousness. Over the years, it's become the ultimate symbol of escapist freedom. Now, you too can enjoy that very activity on your next holiday. The only catch? You have to travel to Sweden to make it happen. During the summer months, a Swedish eco tourism outfit called......read more

Hudson River Project

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An epic quest by James Bowthorpe to row the Hudson River from its source to NYC -- in a kayak made of recycled waste

Adventurer extraordinaire and record-setting cyclist James Bowthorpe is busy prepping for his next madcap quest: a journey down the 315-mile length of the Hudson River in a kayak made of NYC construction waste. "We see cities as something separate from the wilderness, but the former evolved from the latter," says Bowthorpe, who undertook a similar expedition down the Thames. "I’m......read more

Zhang Kechun: The Yellow River

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Chinese photographer documents life along the world's sixth largest river

For his latest series of images, Chinese photographer Zhang Kechun traveled along the Huang He, the world's sixth largest river, known to us English speakers as the Yellow River. Rising in the Tibetan Himalayas, the Huang He winds 5,000 miles through northeastern China before emptying into the Gulf of Bohai.  Armed with a large format camera, Zhang set out to capture life along the river,......read more

Dye Hard

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Organic gardens deliver natural hues for dyeing fabric

Generating fresh organic produce for the table isn't the only reason for gardening. In fact, the latest rage in growing isn't food-related at all. Trend Central points to the booming number of planters that are cultivating ingredients for all-natural dyes. In Brooklyn, a new CSA project from Sewing Seeds -- a Textile Arts Center initiative promoting the use of natural......read more

Carla Fernandez Andrade: Last Return

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Allegorical landscape works reference the origin of the universe

Looking through Carla Fernandez Andrade's portfolio of dreamy, evocative photography, it's hard to believe that shooting photos is just a hobby for her. Working as a television producer by day, Andrade moonlights with her passion, taking photos with an eye for simple storytelling and sweeping landscapes. In Last Return, a collection of misty, expansive landscape photos, the talented......read more

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