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Packaging Problems

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Recent Kellogg's cereal recall highlights growing awareness of chemicals leaching into food products.

Kellogg has recalled around 28 million boxes of cereal after the discovery that a potentially harmful chemical in the packaging may be leaching into some products. Recalled cereals include Apple Jacks, Corn Pops, Froot Loops, and Honey Smacks, all of which have been found to possess a strange flavor and smell upon opening the boxes. The recall comes in the midst of growing public and government......read more

Fragments of Iceland

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The world's most photogenic nation has never looked so good

This video from French filmmakers Lea Amiel and Nicolas Libersalle gives us yet another reason to want to visit Iceland, that magical land of geysers, glaciers and volcanoes. The highly stylized piece shows off the stunning landscapes of the island nation in all their sweeping glory. It's a pleasing interpretation of place, all nicely synced up to Cinematic Orchestra's "To Build a Home"....read more

Le Loup "Forgive Me"

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Directed by Matthew Lessner, this vid features an abundance of beards, bunnies, and mysticism.

The young, talented filmmaker Matthew Lessner has a taste for the unusual, which shines through in all of his work. His weird and wonderful piece for "Forgive Me," off Family, the latest release from Le Loup, finds robed mystics cavorting in the sand dunes of Oregon with bunnies and lizards. It's not normal, and very awesome....read more

Chestnut Bi-Fold Wallet by Noah Lambert

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Hardwearing, finely crafted wallet handmade from veggie-tanned leather $90.00

When it comes to buying a wallet, two things are key: durability and good looks. This simple and handsome bi-fold joint from Noah Lambert has those features in spades. Available in chestnut brown, each is handstitched by the man himself and guaranteed to look better with age. In Noah's words: To ensure my wallets last a lifetime, I create each from a single piece of leather using only two......read more

Fall Is in the Air

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Photographers capture leaf color gradients in all their autumnal beauty

The autumn season is now in full gear, bringing with it chilly mornings, harvest festivals, bird migrations, and, of course, dazzling foliage. The other day, My Modern Met celebrated the harvest season by assembling this awesome collection of photos that show multi-hued leaves arranged in rainbow-like gradients. From an arrow created with maple leaves to a circle of leaves arranged by Pantone......read more

SFO Terminal Lands LEED Gold Certification

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New terminal pushes sustainable airport architecture into the 21st century

With a flight from New York to LA consuming about 5,000 gallons of jet fuel, it's safe to say there's not much sustainable about the act of flying. The new Terminal 2 at San Francisco International Airport attempts to offset this carbon-intensive eco-unfriendliness with some next-generation green design. The remodeled terminal, designed by architects from Gensler, opened in April of this year at......read more

NYC's First-Ever LEED Platinum Project

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A 3,600-square-foot rooftop garden caps this office space retrofit by Cook+Fox Architects

At the edge of Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood sits a nondescript, seven-floor office building built in the early 20th century. Inside, however, the plainness explodes with a modern office interior that is New York City's first-ever LEED Platinum project. Designed by Cook+Fox Architects in 2007, the office at 641 Avenue of the Americas was inspired by the desire to create a healthy and......read more

Nabi: Light Paintings In Nature

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From Lee Jeong Lok

These light paintings by Korean artist Lee Jeong Lok have a mystical, spiritual quality. The photos use light in various symbolic forms particularly the butterfly, (Nabi is butterfly in Korean). The artist sees a lot of sprituality in this.  Whether you do or not, the magical beauty is still a treat. From the artist:  The butterfly, symbolizing a being moving from this world to......read more

Ironic Landscapes by Cook/Jenshel

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Famed husband and wife photo duo interpret the interplay between culture and environment

Diane Cook and Len Jenshel, two of America's most celebrated landscape photographers, shoot powerful images covering all types of environmental issues. Whether the subject is aquariums or green roofs, gardens or the NYC High Line, the husband and wife photo duo shoot in a signature style that combines a documentary and a fine-arts aesthetic. The Cook/Jenshel......read more

Glowing Wallpaper's Bright Future

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Low-energy, light-emitting wallpaper could start replacing light bulbs by 2012.

A few years back, a major breakthrough was made in organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology (originally created by Thomas Edison) that allowed electrification of a luminescent membrane made from organic compounds. Futurists pronounced the arrival of a new era of architecture and design in which the surfaces of a structure could actually become the light source, eliminating the need for......read more

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