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Space Chimp

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In new WWF spot, a space-traveling chimp returns to an earth laid to waste.

In this vid created by ad agency Leo Burnett for the World Wildlife Fund, an astro-chimp returns to his home planet after 65 years in space, only to discover a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Seemingly inspired by Planet of the Apes, the video is soundtracked by Aussie singer-songwriter Ben Lee. For more, check out the behind-the-scenes vid here. ...read more

Google Maps Adds Bike Routes

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Good news for two-wheeled travelers.

Just in time for spring, Google Maps has added biking directions to their hugely popular online mapping service last week. The new feature comes with directions for cyclists in 150 cities in the United States. This is great news for the cycling community, which has been pressing Google to add bike routes to Google Maps for a long while. Suggested cycling routes are designed to avoid freeways......read more

They Might Be Giants "Electric Car"

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Brooklyn sustainable furniture company launches new line crafted from an iconic material — reclaimed Coney Island boardwalk.

Animal friends going for a ride in a green vehicle is never a bad thing, in our opinion. Brooklyn's Tiny Inventions delivers the goods with a fun and fantastic multimedia interpretation of They Might Be Giants' "Electric Car". ...read more

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

Vincent Delerm "Les Amants Paralleles"

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Beautiful teaser video marks French singer/songwriter's return after five-year absence

After a five year absence from recording, French singer/songwriter Vincent Delerm is ready to return in November with his fifth album, Les Amants Paralleles (Parallel Lovers). To promote the release, Delerm has shared this lovely teaser featuring a series of still shots and cuts of city life. With parallel lines starring in each shot, the video captures the transcendent beauty of the banal.......read more

108 Years of Herman Miller

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How a furniture-making legend was made, in 108 seconds

You can't talk about mid-century modern furniture without discussing Herman Miller, the Michigan-based manufacturer of some of the era's most iconic pieces. But the company's history runs deeper than the mid-20th century. 108 years deep, to be exact. To commemorate the anniversary, Dutch agency Part of a Bigger Plan created this animation that packs 108 years of design history into 108 seconds.......read more

2012. 366 Days. 366 Seconds.

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Filmmaker Jonathan Britnell captures one second a day for the entire year

It is a rare scenario when new year's resolutions last for a whole year. Hell, we're barely a week into 2013 and mine are already in the toilet. That's what makes this Jonathan Britnell-directed video, spotted on Booooooom, so impressive. In 2012, looking to add a dose of creativity to his daily routine, Britnell resolved to shoot one second of footage every single day of the year. Shot by a......read more

Alexander, "A Million Years"

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Earthy vid for solo single from Magnetic Zeros frontman.

Alex Ebert has a thing for the desert. Earlier, you saw him traipsing around the Mojave Desert with the rest of the happy hippies in Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. Here we find him back the sand dunes as part of his new solo project, Alexander, with director Benjamin Kutsko behind the camera. The vast, arid landscape nicely fits the earthy vibes of "A Million Years." Soulful......read more

Wired Store Opening

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SHFT co-founders Adrian and Peter at the WIRED store last year.

After producing their first season of ALTER ECO for Discovery's Planet Green, SHFT co-founders Peter and Adrian curated an eco section of WIRED magazine's holiday store, a tradition that's continued through today. Alongside Lauren Gropper, green deswign guru and SHFT partner, they've merchandised green sections in three WIRED pop up stores to date. ...read more

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