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The Crying Indian

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Classic 1970s PSA from "Keep America Beautiful" campaign.

If you were around during the '70's, you probably remember this iconic image. There's a beautiful earnestness to this commercial that is summed up with the crying Indian who wasn't, in fact, Native American, but an Italian from central casting. But that doesn't diminish the power of the image he represented to a generation of environmentalists over 30 years ago. The......read more

Keep Shelly in Athens "Recollection"

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Poetic, dreamy video directed by LAMAR+NIK

Perennial SHFT favorites LAMAR+NIK have released yet another great video, this time for "Recollection," the lead single from Keep Shelly In Athens' debut LP, At Home. The clip takes place in an abandoned high school, where a middle-aged women wanders through the decrepit space, searching for something that's long-gone. A (real!) bubble stars in the video as well, playing an elusive metaphor for......read more

Reusable KeepCup

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Enjoy your latte responsibly with this recyclable, lidded commuter cup $12.00

Here's a disheartening stat: 500 billion disposable cups are manufactured globally every year; that’s about 75 disposable cups for every single person on the planet. It's time to turn the tide. This barista-standard Reusable Coffee Cup from Australia's KeepCup is one of the nicest looking reusable options we've seen. There are three sizes available -- 8 oz, 12 oz and 16 oz -- with......read more

Jake Stangel: Americans Outside

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Crispy travel photos shot in the Great Outdoors

If there was ever a photographer whose ouevre makes us want to beeline for the nearest ocean, lake, or forest, it's Jake Stangel. Based in San Francisco, Stangel travels around the country documenting different lifestyles, from orange farmers in Florida to surfers in Oregon. He explains his approach: "When I am setting up a shot, I'm trying to directly, purely relay my experience -- what I see,......read more

Photographer Justin Carrasquillo Captures People in Nature

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Take a visual trip to epic vistas around the country

From the impressive portfolio of LA photographer Justin Carrasquillo come these breathtaking images of people contemplating natural landscapes. Taking from his People series, the photos show off his eye for sweeping American vistas and beautiful natural light. From his artist statement: Whatever the locale, on the best days [my] images will stir up unexpected feelings and thought in the viewer......read more

Above America

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Aerial Footage from Harrison Sanborn

This is a collection of aerial footage which my dad shot in the late 1980's which I recently had re-scanned at 2K resolution. I then edited and color corrected this little piece just for fun. Shot largely on Arri IIC with Eastman Kodak 5247 ...read more

The Known Universe by AMNH

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Ethereal underwater photo series by Kanoa Zimmerman.

The Known Universe takes viewers from the Himalayas through our atmosphere and the inky black of space to the afterglow of the Big Bang. Every star, planet, and quasar seen in the film is possible because of the world's most complete four-dimensional map of the universe, the Digital Universe Atlas that is maintained and updated by astrophysicists at the American Museum of Natural History.......read more

Book: Natural Histories

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Extraordinary rare prints from the American Museum of Natural History Library $25.00

Published late in 2012, Natural Histories offers a rare glimpse of seldom-seen, fully illustrated essays from the American Museum of Natural History's Rare Book Collection. And it's not just for armchair scientists. Included in the clamshell package are 40 prints of extraordinary illustrations, printed in quality stock, just begging to be framed. From the curation to the printing, this is a......read more

Sustainable Meat Is Good for the Environment -- and the Economy

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New doc, American Meat, aims to ignite conversation about meat production

A new documentary about the U.S. food system hit its first round of theatres this month. American Meat, directed by Graham Merriwether, documents the lives of dozens of American farmers producing both industrially and sustainably raised meat. The film's main subject is Joel Salatin, a pasture-based pork rancher featured in Michael Pollan's "The Omnivore's Dilemma". Salatin has started producing......read more

R-House: Affordable Passive Home

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Net zero prototype offers new slant on sustainable architecture.

Here's a nicely styled sustainable house prototype spotted over at Inhabitat. Designed by Architecture Research Office and Della Valle Bernheimer for the Syracuse School of Architecture, the R-House is a compact, angular form that hits on the twin notes of sustainability and affordability. Built to passive house standards, with a final price tag of under $150K, the 1,100 square foot......read more

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