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Bill Maher Slams BP

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Bill unleashes -- the last item of New Rules - Thank you.

When entertainment and environmental politics collide so beautifully, as they often do on Real Time, SHFT needs to share. Nobody does it better than Mr. Bill Maher. Not only does he take the piss out of the boneheads at BP who are "trying" to curtail this messs, but he frequently lands on answers that need to be seriously considered. Van Jones has been talking about the green economy......read more

And Here's To You Bill Maher

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BP and Obama's Big Opportunity

When entertainment and environmental politics collide so beautifully, as they often do on Real Time, SHFT needs to share. Nobody does it better than Mr. Bill Maher. Not only does he take the piss out of the boneheads at BP who are "trying" to curtail this messs, but he frequently lands on answers that need to be seriously considered. Van Jones has been talking about the green economy......read more

The Productive Potential of Vacant Lots

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Can the Ultra-Ex project save Cleveland?

There are about 20,000 vacant lots in Cleveland, with 1,000 more being added every year. Across other Great Lakes cities, the picture is much the same. To most, the empty parcels of land are a painful reminder of American economic decline. To Ultra-Ex, a team of Cleveland-area scientists, they represent space for ecological experimentation. The Ultra-Ex scientists (the "ultra stands for......read more

Tank House: NYC Water Tower Transformed into Urban Retreat

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Apartment with water tank getaway could be yours for a mere $3.6 million

New York's quirky, iconic water towers are being used for more than just great art projects these days. On the roof of a penthouse apartment in Greenwich Village, architecture firm Messana O'Rorke has transformed a terra cotta water tower into a Zen-like urban retreat.  Called "Tank House," the space was conceived as the quintessential getaway zone -- a room for reading, relaxing......read more

Elkskin Chopper Mitts by Best Made Co.

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Keep those paws toasty with these woodsy US-made mittens $82.00

For a Manhattan-based company, Best Made Co. sure knows how to make quality goods for the outdoors. Beginning with its now-famous axes, Best Made has built a nice stable of woodsy products, all with an eye on good design and local manufacturing. These new Elkskin Chopper Mitts continue the trend. Made from natural 3.75oz American elkskin, a washable material that remains warm even when wet, the......read more

Is Real Time Farms the Wikipedia of Food?

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A new website aims "to collectively document the whole food system"

The locavore craze, once the domain of a handful of hardline foodies, has gone mainstream. A seeming majority of restaurants now list describe their food as "local." But do we know where precisely each ingredient was produced? Not now, but if Real Time Farms has its way, we will soon. Launched by an ex-Google software engineer in the spring of 2010, Real Time Farms is a web-based, crowdsourced......read more

Bathtub IV

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A time lapsed view of the Sydney, Australia coastline, in miniature.

Australian photographer Keith Loutit spent a year shrinking the city of Sydney to diorama size, using a video technique that makes everything look miniature. In "Bathtub IV," Loutit captures the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service in operation. The first responder choppers in flight, the clean beaches juxtaposed against an offshore oil platform, and the attractive little Aussies add up......read more

Eyjafjallajkull in Time-Lapse

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Epic cinematography of the Icelandic volcano no one can pronounce the name of.

Sometimes you have to take matters into your own hands. When the Eyjafjallajkull volcano erupted in Iceland in April, Los Angeles photographer Sean Stiegemeier was so unimpressed by the "mediocre" pictures in the news that he decided to fly to Iceland to shoot it himself. After hard-fought battles with cancelled flights and bad weather, Stiegemeier had a day and half to capture the......read more

The Unseen Sea

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Simon Christen's stunning time lapse portrait of San Francisco.

How can you bummed about fog when it looks this good? Shot by Simon Christen over the course of a year, these stunning time-lapse images capture the Bay Area in all its fog-drenched majesty. Nicely scored by "Mary's Song" from Nick Cave. Check out the waves of fog rolling over the hills at 2:00. Crazy beautiful. ...read more

The Acorn "Restoration"

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Simple, no-budget beauty.

From directing duo Exploding Motor Car (Winston Hacking and Brett Long) comes this video for "Restoration," the second single off The Acorn's album No Ghost. Nothing too groundbreaking going on, just some time-lapse footage of a BBQ feast on location at a farm in Ontario. Standard scene for a folky tune. But the when the sun goes down, there's some beautiful, lo-fi lighting......read more

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