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Meet the 23-Year Old Who Has Produced No Waste For the Last Two Years

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Collectively sits down with Lauren Singer to discuss her waste-free lifestyle

Lauren Singer, a 23-year-old living in New York City, has produced no trash for the last two years. And by no, we mean none, zilch, zero. What sounds practically impossible is in fact totally doable, and as Lauren explains, the benefits go well beyond helping the environment. The transition to a waste-free lifestyle means she eats better, has more money, and is a happier person for......read more

Paving the Future

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Pedestrians pave the way for green energy.

In London, tests are underway for glowing paving slabs that create energy simply by being stepped on. The green slabs, which contain a light that gets brighter according to how much energy is stored, are designed to ‘flex’ less that 5mm when walked over. Inventor Laurence Kemball-Cook says the patented Pavegen System slabs could be used to power anything from lighting at bus stops to......read more

The Coolest Music Community You Aren't A Part Of... Yet

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Google Plus is a nascent but growing music discovery platform

I had the recent pleasure of becoming friends with Daria Musk after meeting her at TEDGlobal in Edinburgh, Scotland. The first singer-songwriter to use Google Plus as a discovery platform, she's built a massive global following using the nascent social network. With the help of G+'s "Hangout" feature, Daria has created a bespoke concert platform which, from a technical standpoint, was initially......read more

Lauren Gropper

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Lauren Gropper is a leader in the field of environmental design and sustainability consulting, with a focus on commercial architecture and entertainment. Lauren has worked with many Fortune 500 companies including: Gensler, Bank of America, Hyundai, Microsoft, Korean Airlines, Conde Nast, and Fairmont Hotels. A LEED® Accredited Professional since 2002, Lauren has consulted on over 75......read more

Immigration and Climate Change

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By Lauren Markham

Last year I traveled to southern Guatemala, the source of one of the largest migrations of unauthorized immigrants to the United States in recent years. It’s clear why people are leaving: Guatemala is a country rife with political conflict, endemic racism against indigenous people, poverty and, increasingly, gang violence. But there’s another, lesser-known dimension to this......read more

L'Horizon by Romain Laurent

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Cool photo project finds a surf bro exploring NYC on his board

You wouldn't generally think of New York City as a surfing mecca, but there's more and more wave-seekers bombing out from the city to hit the surf. Hell, the hottest shop in the city is a SoHo surf shop. Closer to the ocean, eco-consciousness and surf culture are transforming Rockaway Beach (for proof, check out this episode of Brooklyn Informed). So this new series of photos from Romain Laurent......read more

Panda Bear "Boys Latin" Video

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Animal Collective singer/drummer debuts trippy animated vid

Noah "Panda Bear" Lennox shared this hypnotic video for the lead track from Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper, out early in 2015. The trippy animated clip follows the story of a shaggy-haired hero who encounters a magical anemone and is forever transformed. The visuals were directed by Isaiah Saxon and Sean Hellfritsch from Encyclopedia Pictura, who have worked on videos from Björk, Grizzly......read more

Bill Callahan "Javelin Unlanding" Video

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Singer/songwriter plays the moon in clip for 'Dream River' highlight

The artist formerly known as Smog travels through the solar system in the strange animated video for "Javelin Unlanding," from last year's excellent Dream River LP. The clip, laden with analog effects, was directed by Hanly Banks and Chris Rusch, and stars the deadpan singer as the moon, an apparent homage to the 1902 silent film Le Voyage Dans La Lune. Watch above. Dream River is out now on......read more

Ramona Lisa "Dominic"

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Paddling through the everglades with the Chairlift singer's new alter ego

Fresh off of penning “No Angel” for Beyoncé’, Chairlift frontwoman Caroline Polachek [previously] is keeping the momentum going with a new solo project and album. The alter ego is Ramona Lisa and the album is Arcadia, a pastoral-themed release that she recorded by herself, on her laptop. From the album comes the lush, hazy "Dominic," for which she has shared this video,......read more

Caroline Keating "Silver Heart"

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Canadian singer-songwriter offers up beautiful, enigmatic music video

Montreal-based singer-songwriter Caroline Keating worked with Sebastien Landry & Guillaume Beaudoin of La Guérilla to create this heartfelt and enigmatic music video. Steeped in striking imagery and wistful verse, "Silver Heart" comes as what we hope to be the first of many videos from Keating's debut album of the same name (released last October and......read more

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