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Shwood: Scrap Surf

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Shwood founder Eric Singer teams up with friends to craft a unique surfboard from reclaimed wood

Portland-based wooden eyewear company Shwood furthers its "Experiment" video series [previously] with this new clip that has something for everyone, from green design heads and surf shredders to crafty types and girls who like cool dudes. "Scrap Surf" features Shwood founder Eric Singer teaming up with his friends to create a wooden surfboard using reclaimed wood found on the......read more

Still Corners "Fireflies"

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Director Christian Hansen follows synthpop duo through the Oregon desert

After a happy partnership with director Christian Sorensen Hansen on their "Berlin Lovers" video, London duo Still Corners re-enlisted him for this newish clip for "Fireflies, another track from their sophomore album Strange Pleasues. Hansen took the band to the Oregon desert to capture them amlbing in the dunes, swimming, and riding motorcycles in the sun. Watch above, and when you're done,......read more

Bigfoot Country: The Adventures of Woody and the Blue Ox

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After building his own truck-bed camper in Carpinteria, CA., Trevor Gordon embarks on a surf mission in Cascadia's Bigfoot Country

Last summer, surfer Trevor Gordon took his newly built camper north to British Columbia in search of surf and adventure. Having traded in his 1988 VW Vanagon for a blue four-by-four Jeep Comanche, he set out to build a wooden camper with a sturdy frame to withstand the rough terrain and torrential rains that define the region. “The day I finished, I immediately started the maiden voyage......read more

Brooklyn Informed: Barcade

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In Williamsburg, a trifecta of awesomeness: craft beer, classic video games, and wind power.

We know Brooklynites are getting tired of everybody invading their home, but with all the place has to offer, you can't really blame people for wanting to move there. Take Barcade for example. The Williamsburg hangout features not only a huge selection of micro brews, but also a bunch of old school arcade games to fulfill all your 8-bit desires. Not only that, but the whole joint is powered......read more

Anthony Howe's Otherworldly Kinetic Sculptures

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A studio visit reveals more about Howe's hypnotic, wind-powered works

The Creators Project recently paid a visit to Anthony Howe's Washington state studio to learn more about how he makes his awe-inspiring kinetic sculptures. In the video, Howe, who started his art career as a painter, explains his decision to pursue a new medium: "I just was bored with everything being static in my visual world. I wanted to see stuff flow." And flow his stuff does, often in a way......read more

Epuron spot

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Classic wind energy viral is like a silent movie with sound.

Hilarious and heartwrenching wind energy PSA from 2007 won a Gold Lion at Cannes and became a massive viral hit. You can see why. Directed by The Vikings, a (now defunct) European directing trio, the piece conjures Buster Keaton and Mel Brooks, like a silent movie with sound. A must (re)watch....read more

Obama Announces Solar Power Support

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The President declares federal loan guarantees for solar energy projects.

Good news for clean energy advocates, as Obama used his Saturday address to announce almost $2 billion in conditional loan guarantees to two solar energy companies. The beneficiaries are Abengoa Solar, whose planned Arizona solar plant will be one of the largest in the world, and solar panel manufacturer Abound Solar, which will build advanced panels at two new plants in Colorado and Indiana. Not......read more

Powers of Ten

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Riveting short film from Charles and Ray Eames.

In 1977, the Eameses took a break from designing iconic furniture to produce this mind-expanding video exploring the relative size of things, from the microscopic to the cosmic. Superb. Bonus images: Charles Eames (in lift) filming early version of film, chart plotting film sequences ...read more

Half Moon Run, "Call Me In The Afternoon"

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Mysterious phenonema abound in this new video shot in the Oregon woods

Canadian folk trio Half Moon Run are back with a new video for "Call Me in the Afternoon," the latest single from their debut album, Dark Eyes, out now on Outside/Indica. Directed by CzÅ‚owiek Kamera (aka "human-cam"), the clip stars a woman hanging out in the forest outside Portland, OR. Some clever camera trickery reveals disembodied hands emerging from the trees and mouths in the sky......read more

SZA feat. Isaiah Rashad "Warm Winds"

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Rapper joins SZA in the country for hazy, lo-fi vid

Following on the heels of her provocative, self-directed "Babylon" video, SZA has shared a new clip, this time featuring her TDE labelmate, Isaiah Rashad. The "Warm Winds" video, again co-directed by by APLUSFILMZ, adds blissed-out visuals to the soulful track, capturing SZA and Isaiah frolicking among tall grass and flowers on a dirt lane in the country. A soft-focus, washed out effect adds......read more

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