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Kwoon "I Lived On the Moon"

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Animated visuals by Yannick Puig.

Question: What's the perfect visual narrative for a haunting and atmospheric post-rock song? Answer: This. Yannick Puig's fantastical animated video for "I Lived on the Moon," the lead single off the debut 2006 album by Kwoon, is as good as video-making gets. Inspired by Puig's love of nature, the story recounts a father's life on the moon, a place filled with flying......read more

Ecojot Notebook

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Buy one recycled paper sketchbook, give one to a kid in need. $8.00

From Ecojot's collection of 100% recycled paper stationery comes this pocket-sized notebook, the perfect scribbling companion for your summer travels. Each 4X5", spine-bound notebook sports a handsome graphic on the cover, with 100 blank sheets of recycled paper contained within. Topping it off is Ecojot's Buy1, Give 1 program: for each notebook sold, the green stationary company donates one......read more

Pulpop Speaker

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Recycled paper pulp formed into donut-shaped iPhone speaker $56.00

Recycled paper is quickly becoming a favored material for portable, lightweight speaker solutions. First we had Eco-Amp, now we have Pulpop, an O-shaped speaker system made from post-consumer pulp. The device was created by Taiwanese designers Balance Wu and Chin Yang, who surprised themselves with Pulpop's "unexpectedly potent" sound quality.  The recycled paper pulp system works......read more

Surreal Google Earth Images

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Warped and folded digital landscapes captured by Clement Valla.

As an artist, Clement Valla says he's interested in "processes that produce unfamiliar artifacts and skew reality." These Google Earth images, generated when he zoomed in at just the right angle, are just that. Like digitized Dali landscapes, Postcards from Google Earth depict melting, collapsed bridges and roads. The concept is extra poignant given the surreal events taking place in Japan right......read more

Postiljonen, "Supreme"

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Check out the video for the latest slice of swooning Scandanavian pop

If you like the sun-drenched Swedish pop sounds of bands like Air France and Korralreven, then you'll love Postiljonen, the mysterious outfit behind "Supreme." Full of summery vibes and wistful, distant vocals, the latest slice Scandanavian synth pop makes us want to beeline to the beach. Now the band has dropped a similarly plaintive-feeling video for the song. Set against a hazy coastal......read more

Postiljonen "Atlantis"

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Roll through the desert to the dream-pop sounds of Sweden's Postiljonen

A few months back, we showed you the video for Postiljonen's gorgeous "Supreme" single. Now the Swedish dream-pop trio returns with a new video for “Atlantis," a sax-steeped track from their upcoming debut full-length, Skyer. In the clip, director Ty Olsson (who was also responsible for the "Supreme" video) centers on a young man arriving at a hotel room only to find that his love interest,......read more

Postiljonen "All That We Had Is Lost"

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Watch the dreamiest, most heartbreaking soccer game you'll ever see

In "All That We Had Is Lost," the starry-eyed Swedes in Postiljonen pay a timely homage to Whitney Houston, borrowing elements from one of her biggest hits. The video was directed by repeat collaborator Ty Olson, who captures a tale of love and loneliness, starting with tender snuggles and hinted sexuality and ending with heartbreak and soccer and sailing. (Just watch.) Postiljonen's Skyer LP is......read more

This Wobbly Stool Forces You To Work Out While You Sit

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Way better than one of those ridiculous balls.

We all know sitting in front of a desk all day is slowly killing us. But what does it actually take to get us out of our comfortable chairs (or, for those of us who work at home, a deep slouch on the sofa)? One answer might be the Balance Stool, a wobbly wooden seat that forces you to activate your core while you type. It might not let you slump, but designer Darryl Agawin says it's surprisingly......read more

Greendex Ratings

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Annual study ranks consumer sustainability around the world.

National Geographic and Globescan teamed up for the third annual Consumer Greendex study, which evaluates the "greenness" of shoppers in various countries around the world. The study monitored 17,000 consumers in 17 countries, taking into account energy use, transportation, food, housing, and knowledge of environmental issues. The end result is a vaguely scientific index of sustainable......read more

Musk's New Tesla Gets Extra Credit

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By Clayton Aldern

Today in break the internet news, the new Tesla P85D — an all-wheel drive version of the Model S — scored a 103 out of 100 in a Consumer Reports evaluation. For those of you keeping track, that’s an improper fraction. (And for those of you who really don’t have anything to do, it’s an improper fraction with a prime number in the numerator, so you......read more

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