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The Blue Planet by 3XN

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The latest incarnation of the Denmark Aquarium mimics the waves of the sea

The swirling Blue Planet aquarium in Copenhagen, designed by Danish studio 3XN, has recently opened to the public, and it's a spectacular building to say the least. Designed to resemble a wave or a whirlpool, the waterfront structure appears to melt into the ocean. The building comprises a series of curved wings, designed to mimic the shapes generated by swirling water, and is clad in shimmering......read more

A Year on the Road: Once Upon a Blue Moon

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You never know what you'll find on a dirt road, which is exactly why you should take the journey

About a month ago, I got that familiar nagging that often happens when I've been a couple of weeks in once place. On this particular afternoon, I dipped off Interstate 17 heading North to explore a string of ghost towns along a winding dirt road. Immediately off the exit, I dove onto a perfect, dusty highway straight into the sun. A little dot on the map, Cleator, Arizona is a town that has been......read more

Blue Line

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Amazing skateboarding short from Brian Lotti

Watching guys rip on skateboards is never not entertaining, but this video from former pro Brian Lotti takes the short skate vid to another level of beauty and composition. The clip, found via Michael Leon at Arkitip Intel, is "a short concept film exploring various ways of tracking and shooting skateboarders moving through the landscape." Using some next-level camerawork, Lotti......read more

Mountains, "Blue Lanterns on East Oxford"

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Drifting cloud imagery complements ambient audio vibes

"Blue Lanterns on East Oxford," off Mountains' 2011 album Air Museum, is a slow drifter of a tune that gets a literal visual interpretation courtesy of the band's own Koen Holtkamp. The nature-absorbed imagery provides a perfectly hypnotic complement to the band's ambient tones, described by The Wire as, "Infinite sheets of grainy sound build and renew themselves to immensely......read more

Blue Hill Pickled Cucumbers

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Sliced and preserved Kirby cucumbers grown by Cherry Lane Farms $14.00

The artisanal geniuses at Blue Hill Farm in New York's Pocantico Hills have created what may just be the world's best pickle. That sounds lofty, but if you've ever bitten into one of these, you'd be obliged to agree. The flavors are so subtle, so intricate, that it's hard to believe that the list of ingredients is so simple: Kirby cukes (from Cherry Lane Farms in Bridgeton, NJ), white wine......read more

Dan Barber: The Farm-to-Table Movement Isn't Working

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Chef and sustainable food advocate presents radical new vision for food

As the brainchild Blue Hill at Stone Barns, Dan Barber knows a thing or two about the farm-to-table movement. Diners at the restaurant, which sits on a farm along the Hudson River, are served food that's harvested on the farm year-round. It's a great model, one that we like so much that we partnered with Stone Barns for our Mobile Kitchen Classroom project. But Barber thinks there's a problem......read more

Blue Guardian BoomCase

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Vintage luggage meets future audio $595.00

For those with a flair for the unique, here's a a portable stereo solution that's as individual as they get. The BoomCase, a mobile boombox housed in a vintage suitcase, is a truly one of a kind design. Created by California artist Mr. Simo (aka Dominic Odbert), each custom BoomCase is outfitted with a headphone jack so you can link it to any device. And all you audio geeks out there can rest......read more

Ars Natura: Fragile Blue Globe

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The story of the COP15 logo.

The sketchy, ephemeral blue globe which served as the official logo for the COP15 climate talks in Copenhagen has in interesting story. The UN in conjunction with the Danish Ministry of Culture launched a design competition in the early part of the year to create an identity for what would become the most important climate summit in history. The judges received hundreds of entries and selected a......read more

Weston Speaker

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Bluetooth Reclaimed Wood Speakers Handmade from Salvaged Pine $390.00

The best reclaimed gift we've found as of late.  Nicely done, Weston. Handmade item Materials: Class T Tripath Audio Amp, Bluetooth, Aluminum Woofers, Reclaimed Wood, Printers Pine, Neodymium Dome Tweeter Made to order Made in America ...read more

Appolo Missions

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From Harrisonicus

We've been a little obsessed with space lately, but we don't think there's anything wrong in that.  This word from the director: I was looking through the Project Apollo Archive and at one point, I began clicking through a series of pics quickly and it looked like stop motion animation. So, I decided to see what that would look like without me having to click through it.......read more

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