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Roy Kafri "Mayokero" Video

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Iconic record covers come alive in this awesome animation by Vania Heymann

We've seen classic record covers used in creative new ways, but filmmaker Vania Heymann takes the cake with this delightful video for "Mayokero," an acapella number from Israeli artist Roy Kafri. The clip features a string of iconic album covers from acts such as ABBA, Prince, Madonna and David Bowie, who sing along to the song's nonsensical lyrics. Simple concept, superbly executed. Also check......read more

Obama Orders Freeze on Offshore Drilling

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President concedes neither oil companies nor government were prepared for worst-case scenario.

In Washington on Thursday, President Obama addressed widening public anger over the catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, ordering a moratorium on offshore drilling in U.S. waters. The announcement reverses a previous decision to expand offshore drilling off American coastlines. At the White House press conference, the President also said there was too much complacency in goverment prior......read more

Royksopp, "So Easy" (Unofficial)

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Classic ambient-dance track gets amazing new animated video treatment

Bergen, Norway's Royksopp is no stranger to creative animation -- see here and here -- so we're guessing the duo would be okay with Emmanuelle Walker’s unofficial visual interpretation for their 2001 hit "So Easy." A talented artist in her own right, Emmanuelle pulled no punches in creating the surreal animation, in which an elegant cartoon lady dances through blossoming flowers against a......read more

Bread Knife by L'Econome

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Colorful classics to destroy any baguette $42.00

Colorful bread knives from the makers of the Classic L’Econome Peeler. Handmade in the French city of Thiers for six generations. Hand wash for greater longevity. Stainless steel; responsibly harvested wood. Total Length: 11.5"...read more

Nich Hance McElroy: How to be Alone

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Vancouver-based photographer journeys into the mystic

As a Masters candidate in English with a degree in Classics, Nich Hance McElroy [previously] knows plenty about myths involving intrepid heroes. Whether intentional or not, the literary vibrations shine through in his pictures, as you can see from these selections from his How to be Alone series. Like scenes from a movie about a mythical vision quest, the photos depict strange encounters and......read more

Golden Rice: Good or Bad?

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A group of activists destroy a 'Golden 'Rice' crop in the Philippines, adding fuel to the GMO debate

Earlier in August, a group of protestors descended on a rice field in the Bicol region of the Philippines, smashing down the fence surrounding it before uprooting the crop. Their target: "Golden Rice," so-called because its yellow tint belies the presence of beta carotene, which it has been genetically engineered to produce. Beta carotene is a precursor to Vitamin A, deficiencies of which are......read more

Tax Break Drain for Big Oil

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Obama's proposed 2014 budget includes deflated tax incentives and hiked royalty rates for the oil and gas sector

Daniel J. Weiss for the Center for American Progress: President Barack Obama’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2014 would eliminate $39 billion of special tax breaks for Big Oil companies over the next decade as part of comprehensive business tax reform. These companies earned billions of dollars in recent years due to high oil and gasoline prices and do not need additional support from......read more

Whale War Collision

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Anti-whaling speedboat destroyed in collision with whaling vessel.

[Update] Here's some more footage from another angle. (Via Dot Earth) Photo by JoAnne McArthur of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society...read more

Mystical Landscapes by Troy Moth

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After a stint shooting models in the big city, a Canadian photographer returns to the natural majesty of his homeland

If there are two worlds more diametrically opposed than fashion photography and tree planting, we can't think of them. But Troy Moth has existed in both. Born in a remote tree planting camp on Canada's west coast, Moth in his twenties found himself in Toronto working as a fashion photographer for big-name clients like Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. Eventually, inevitably, he left that world......read more

Nich Hance McElroy: The Great Divide

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Seattle photographer shoots nature at its most unforgiving

Thanks to an introduction last year from 01, we've been keeping an eye on the photographic work of Nich Hance McElroy for a while. Judging from his Flickr-folio, the Seattle-based photographer regularly ventures into the great outdoors to capture shots of wilderness at its most sublime -- and unforgiving.  This selection, from his latest series entitled "The Great Divide," looks to......read more

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