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Antique Bottle Beeswax Candles

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100% natural beeswax candles in vintage bottle forms, by Pollen Arts $14.00

Pollen Arts brings back vintage packaging shapes and fonts with these cool candles molded from antique bottles. Handmade from 100 percent natural beeswax, the candles borrow their forms from classic mason jars, coffee cans, apothecary bottles, ink jars, and more. And in case you weren't already aware, beeswax is the best candle wax around -- it burns longer, brighter, and cleaner than any other......read more

Beeswax Candle Collection by pollenArts

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Made from 100% organic beeswax $30.00

PollenArts makes these candles in the back of their solar-powered Winnebego. They are a fusion between historic charm and organic craftsmanship. Bottles such as these are normally dug up from residential landfills which have been buried for more than 100 years. Some may call it belated recycling, but we think it’s treasure hunting. "This is a very fun and meditative craft for us, and......read more

Midlake "The Old & The Young"

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Cranky old man transforms into gleeful dancer in new video for Texas psych stalwarts

Texas indie-psych band Midlake recently dropped their new album, Antiphon, their first release with guitarist Eric Pulido on vocal duties since the departure of former singer Tim Smith. Now the band has shared a new video for "The Old & The Young," the album's second single, and it's a perfect match for their bucolic sound. UK director Ollie Murray filmed the clip on a sheep farm near his......read more

Tumblers by Falcon Enamelware

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Iconic British brand departs from classic colorway with these multihued cups $9.50

Originally established in 1920, Falcon Enamelware is an icon of British home life. After a period of hibernation, Falcon is back, bringing a 20th century design classic to a contemporary homes everywhere. The company's enameling process involves fusing porcelain onto heavy-gauge steel, resulting in a material that's durable, smooth, and chemical-resistant--i.e. great for the kitchen.  These......read more

The Perennial Plate: Ten Things We Love About Italy

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The best parts about about the best food country in the world

It's no secret that Italians know how to eat right, and while an amazing food culture is by no means the only thing the country has to offer, it is surely one of the highlights. The intrepid foodies at The Perennial Plate celebrate the great things about Italian food culture with "Ten Things We Love About Italy," an episode shot while traveling through the country. Different regions produce......read more

Underwater Kites Harvest Energy From Tidal Currents

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Minesto's 'Deep Green' tech starts producing electricity

A kite-like tidal power device off the coast of Northern Ireland has begun producing electricity. The technology, called Deep Green, consists of a hydrodynamic wing and a turbine tethered to the ocean floor. The tether also contains the unit's power and communication cables. As water flows over the wing, the turbine rotates and generates electricity. In an offshore control room, located in the......read more

Expedition Gyre: Making Art from Alaskan Marine Trash

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Visual arts merges with marine biology in this ambitious plastic pollution project

Alaska is America's wildest, most remote state. But it is not immune to manmade environmental damage (just ask the residents of Valdez). On some of Alaska's most isolated beaches, you'll find plenty of garbage -- tons, in fact, as a group of scientists and artists discovered last summer, when they embarked on a 450-mile expedition to collect and document marine trash. The project was named......read more

I Break Horses, "Hearts"

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Stunner of a video by Alex Southam

Alex Southam of OOF Video directed this gorgeous video for the title track off I Break Horses' upcoming debut album on Bella Union. Southam's combination of nature, Super 8, time-lapse, and band footage provides a perfect visual backdrop to the Swedish duo's dense, shoegazey pop sound. Great spring fare. ...read more

Dead Man's Bones "Dead Hearts"

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Tense, haunting song provides perfect soundtrack to eerie animated video.

The video for lead single off Dead Man's Bones debut album, released in fall 2009, is a mesmerizing piece of work. Directed by the duo themselves (actor Ryan Gosling alongside Zach Shields), "Dead Hearts" got a huge helping hand from set designer Jed Hathaway, known for his work on the stop-motion Adult Swim show "Robot Chicken." A strange and wonderful short film....read more

Tidal Power Starts Flowing To The Grid

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Let American offshore power begin

It's official: America's first offshore turbine is feeding the grid. No, it's not a wind turbine, but it's no less notable. Less than a month after the feds approved America's first commercial wave power project, Forbes reports that Ocean Renewable Power Company's TidGen device has started providing power to a utility grid in Maine. The TidGen turbine sits in......read more

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