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Cross Blanket by Pia Wallen

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100% organic cotton blanket features Swedish designer's iconic cross pattern $120.00

The new Cross Blanket from Pia Wallen pays homage to her famous Crux Blanket. In Swedish folk art tradition, the cross is a strong symbol for hope and has remained an important symbol for the designer throughout her career. Made of the finest organic cotton, the reversible blanket is produced in collaboration with a Swedish company that manufactures environmentally friendly cotton from their own......read more

Pia Riverola: Formentera

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A young Spanish photographer takes a summer boat journey to the Balearic Islands

In popular culture, Ibiza will forever be known for as the hedonistic rave center in the Mediterranean, the place where Brits go to party in the sun. That's how we think of it, anyway. But there are quieter spots in the Balearic Islands, as we discovered from these lovely film photos by Pia Riverola. Shot on a sunny boat journey in and around the island of Formentera, which sits next to Ibiza,......read more

Jack White, "Sittin' on Top of the World"

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Detroit rocker plays some raw blues piano in this clip from 'It Might Get Loud'

"Technology is a big destroyer of emotion and truth," says Jack White at the start of this clip from Davis Guggenheim's 2008 documentary It Might Get Loud. The doc explores the history of the electric guitar through the eyes of White and fellow guitar legends, Jimmy Page and The Edge. In the clip, White and a fedora-clad kid portraying his earlier self cruise through the countryside in......read more

Ninth Grader Invents A Devise That Harnesses Power From The Ocean

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Millions of People Live In "Energy Poverty" Like Her Pen Pal In Ethiopia

A few startups have spent millions developing massive underwater power plants that gather energy from ocean waves. But a Florida teenager has invented a small-scale alternative, designed for the developing world, that costs just $12. Hannah Herbst, age 15, started thinking about renewable energy after talking with her nine-year-old pen pal in Ethiopia. "I found out that she's living in energy......read more

Watch a Plasticine Animation About Population Explosion

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'Crowded' is a dystopian story of our jam-packed planet

With the global population at 7.2 billion and growing at a rate of almost 400,000 people a day (!), overpopulation is as timely a topic as ever. London-based artists Andrew Khosravani and Cristina Florit Gomila explore the issue in "Crowded," a stunner of a stop-motion animation created almost entirely in plasticene. Over a year in the works, the piece represents the pair's desire to explore the......read more

Preserved Boxwood Topiaries

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Pops of live greenery add color and whimsy to any indoor space $198.00

For black thumbs like us, these Preserved Boxwood Topiaries are a perfect way to add greenery to an indoor space, without the hassle of regular upkeep. Made from stems of natural, preserved boxwood, the set of five tiny topiaries will remain green and beautiful until, well, forever. No watering or nurturing required. Just set them inside somewhere where there is indirect light, and there you......read more

Ethiopia's Omo Valley Photographed by Steve McCurry

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Stirring images of the Kara and Surma tribes in Africa's last frontier

Esteemed American photographer Steve McCurry, who is perhaps best known for his iconic "Afghan Girl' image, has built a 30-year career traveling the world to career to document traditional cultures before their transition to modernity. In 2012 he travelled to southwestern Ethiopia to live with and shoot the Kara and Surma tribes of the Omo Valley. The project was set up by Omo......read more

Handmade Portraits: The Bone Carver

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Etsy profiles Inupiat hunter Sylvester Arak, who balances a subsistence lifestyle with artistic pursuits

The latest entry in Etsy's Handmade Portraits series profiles Sylvester Ayek, an Iñupiat hunter and carver who grew up on King Island, 40 miles off of the Alaskan coast. There, he learned the traditional Iñupiat ways of subsistence hunting and carving ivory and wood. Today, he continues to sell his artwork to (sylvesterayek.etsy.com) to supplement his subsistence lifestyle,......read more

Blitzen Trapper, "Furr"

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Sepia-toned flip book animation by Jade Harris.

This video is over two years old, but we can justify posting it now because SHFT didn't exist then and because it's crazy good. It's the video for the earthy title track off the Blitzen Trapper's 2008 album, Furr. Director and fellow Portlander Jade Harris does the song proud with this analog stop motion animation. “The video consists of a little over 3000 photos and took about two months......read more

Africa's Rift Valley from Above

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German photographer Michael Poliza traveled by helicopter to capture the extraordinary landscapes of the Rift Valley in Kenya and Ethiopia from the air

Michael Poliza is a man of many hats. The former child actor juggles multiple roles as an expedition leader, tourism consultant, World Wildlife Fund Ambassador, and professional photographer. What remains constant is a thirst for adventure that informs all of his work, including these aerial photos he shot from a helicopter over the Rift Valley in Kenya and Ethiopia. The images are pulled from......read more

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