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Nobody's Nobodies: Photos by Rogerio Reis

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Conceptual photos inquire into issues of image ownership and public space

Brazilian photographer Rogerio Reis offers a tongue-in-cheek look into image ownership with these photos shot on Rio de Janeiro's public beaches. In the series, called Nobody's Nobodies, Reis uses John Baldessari-esque dots to obscure the identities of his human subjects. "The use of colored dots over faces addresses the legal challenge of making candid shots of the bathers on Rio's beaches,"......read more

Huge New Area to Open for Offshore Wind and Power in New England

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The Department of Interior to auction the largest-ever area of federal waters

Ari Phillips for Climate Progress: On January 29, the Department of Interior (DOI) will auction off the largest area of federal waters in the nation for the development of offshore wind power. More than 742,000 acres, or over 1,160 square miles, will be offered for wind development off the coast of Massachusetts. While the U.S. is yet to install its first offshore wind turbine, across the......read more

Boots "Dust"

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Moody track, video from Beyonce's mysterious producer

When Beyoncé dropped her fifth studio album out of nowhere last December, the biggest mystery of the situation was found in the liner notes, where the name "Boots" appears all over the production credits. Eventually it was uncovered that Boots is Jordy Asher, a New York musician/producer signed to Jay-Z's Roc Nation. "Dust" is the first we've heard of him on his own, and it......read more

Nesting Bowl Set by Heath Ceramics

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A trio of ruby red nesting bowls from California's clayware kings $85.00

This year, Heath Ceramics rang in the holiday season by reimagining some of its traditional shapes in bright, festive red. The red-glazed dinnerware collection includes this set of three nesting bowls that, if you ask us, add a welcome dose of color to the kitchen any time of year. The trio includes a cereal, dessert, and mini bowl, all crafted at the company's factory in Sausalito, California.......read more

Boxcar Planters by Revolution Design

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Solid walnut planter trio features bright flashes of color $55.00

Etsy seller Revolution Design House is a Portland, OR company working with independent makers to bring their products to market. They include these Boxcar Planters designed and crafted by Joe Gibson. Made specifically for succulents (stainless steel inserts included), the solid walnut planters have a natural finish with bright accents in robin egg blue. Nest them together on a table top for a......read more

Chvrches "The Mother We Share"

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Glasgow trio share video for opening track from debut full-length, The Bones of What You Believe

Scottish electro-pop trio Chvrches released this video for “The Mother We Share," the first US single from their upcoming LP, The Bones of What You Believe. Director SJ Lee weaves spacy performance footage of the band with shots of a girl wandering the streets New York City. She seems pretty bummed on life until the surprising grand finale, when she joins the band in their lite brite world......read more

Aari Embroidered Duvet Cover by Coyuchi

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Luxurious, hand-embroidered duvet cover in 100% organic cotton $527.00

For quality home textiles with a conscience, look no further than Coyuchi, the NorCal brand best known for its signature bedding made of 100 percent organic cotton. The brand's higher end North Country Collection, new for fall 2013, features lavish embroidery in red or royal blue on pure white cotton. Included is the Aari Embroidered Duvet Cover, an ultra soft covering that comes......read more

Ontario Skate Sunglasses by Proof

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Handcrafted eyewear made from recycled skate decks $115.00

From their backwoods headquarters in Eagle, Idaho, family-run Proof makes wooden specs with a focus on sustainable materials and production methods. The Ontario, Proof's wooden interpretation of the classic wayfarer, is handcrafted from recycled, 5-ply skateboard decks. The Canadian maple construction results in a durable frame, each hand polished and coated with a water/sweat protective seal.......read more

Jason Florio: River Gambia Expedition

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Stirring photos document a threatened way of life along the Gambia River

Jason Florio and his wife, Helen Jones-Florio, had already traveled the Republic of Gambia extensively when they decided to walk around the entirety of it in 2009. The 600-mile walk stands as the first recorded circumnavigation of the West African country by foot. As such, they know Gambia better than most, so when they heard of plans to dam the Gambia River on the Senegal-Guinea......read more

Ellie Davies: Between the Trees

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Eerie, mysterious images of smoke drifting through the forest

UK photographer Ellie Davies' chosen place of work is the forest, where she intervenes to explore the complex relationship between the landscape and the individual. Forests, which in the UK include ancient woodlands, timber forestry, and wildlife reserves, represent the confluence of nature and culture, of natural landscape and human activity. They are also powerful symbols, places of danger......read more

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