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Explore Everything: Place-Hacking the City

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Unlocking the uncanny in an urban jungle

In his 1919 essay 'The Uncanny,' Sigmund Freud described the uncanny as belonging to "two sets of ideas, which, without being contradictory, are yet very different: on the one hand it means what is familiar and agreeable, and on the other, what is concealed and kept out of sight."Cut to present day, where across urban landscapes young and old, a new kind of explorer is emerging - crawling through......read more

Original Series: Brooklyn Informed

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A bastion of progressive eco-conscious culture changers makes Brooklyn a cool place to explore

Brooklyn Informed takes us through the enlightened, progressive and sometimes uber-hip world of people who are doing really great things in a way that's easily ingrained in their day to day way of life. From urban gardening to clean powered bowling allies, some very cool stuff is going on right below the island of Manhattan. This original SHFT series, directed by Lance Steagal and Jake......read more

Indigo Dye Kit

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Explore the ancient art of indigo dyeing with this all-natural, easy-to-use kit from Terrain $40.00

Indigo dye, the plant-based coloring agent most of us associate with classic denim, has been used in textiles dating as far back as 3000 B.C. It's the only natural dye that is capable of “true blue” coloring, and can be harvested from hundreds of different plant sources by soaking leaves in water and extracting the chemical released in the water. Terrain's new Indigo Dye Kit allows......read more

Food Tripping Across America: Dallas, TX

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Explore sustainable Texas with Food Tripping

Welcome to Dallas, TX. It’s been said that the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex is larger than Rhode Island. Try driving through it in less than half an hour without breaking the speed limit or sound barrier...or just slow down, get off the freeway and enjoy a day exploring Dallas, TX using the Food Tripping app. This day begins like many others: with a search to find the best-tasting, strongest......read more

Ice Typography: Land Art by Nicole Dextras

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3D words, fabricated in ice, explore the relationship between language and landscape

Canadian environmental artist Nicole Dextras makes creative use of a cold climate with Ice Typography, an ongoing exploration of the ever-shifting relationship between language and landscape. The works consist of three-dimensional words fabricated in ice and erected outdoors. From 18-inch words in the Toronto cityscape, to 8-foot high letters in the Arctic, the works are ephemeral and in constant......read more

Circle Squared

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Todd St. John's NYT-commissioned animation explores the theme of giving

Here's an old but great holiday-themed animation by HunterGatherer (aka Brooklyn-based artist/designer Todd St. John). "Circle Squared," originally released in 2007, was commissioned by T Magazine for the Christmas season. The story is told through stop-motion animation, using toy-like hand-made wooden forms, which interact similarly to the way Russian dolls nest. These cube-animal shapes......read more

Moby: Innocents

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Moby explores his other artistic obsession in post-apocalyptic photo exhibit

We all know Moby as the smooth-domed musician and electronic producer with an interest in environmental causes. But you may not know (we didn't) that he's also an avid photographer. After moving from New York to a landmark Hollywood Hills castle, Moby became fascinated by the hidden history of the place and was inspired to explore it on camera and in the recording studio. The results are......read more

M83, "Steve McQueen"

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Video contest winners Balthazar Auxietre and Sylvain Derosne explore themes of childhood imagination

Released last year, M83's excellent Hurry Up, We're Dreaming album keeps dishing out visual gifts. For the album's third video, the synth-pop act teamed up with Genero.tv to give fans the chance to make their own visuals for "Steve McQueen." Contestants were given complete creative freedom with the lone stipulation that the classic film actor not be featured in the video. The winning entry, from......read more

Separating GMO Facts from Fear

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In a brilliant article for The New York Times, Amy Harmon explores the fascinating fight over genetically modified crops in Hawaii

In the Sunday edition of The New York Times, Amy Harmon delivers a riveting long read about the battle over banning genetically modified crops on the island of Hawaii. The story follows the case of Greggor Ilagan, a Big Island councillor who supported the ban along with his liberal constituents. Wary of GMO scare stories, Ilagan sets out on a quest for the truth. Harmon traces the path of......read more

Andrew Bird, "Eyeoneye"

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Fuzzy felt animation explores the human universe

For those of you out there who can't stop wondering what Andrew Bird's innards look like, you can find your answer in animator Yu "Ewan" Morita's psychedelic video for "Eyeoneye," from Bird's latest album, Break It Yourself. What you'll discover is that inside the singer-songwriter's body there is a fantastic world with churning gears that pump the heart, levers that release music to the brain,......read more

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