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Running on Empty

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By filmmaker Ross Ching.

This one may seem a little LA-centric at first. But it's really kind of global. Inspired by Matt Logue’s wonderful Empty L.A. photo book, filmmaker Ross Ching asked “What if tomorrow everyone’s car disappeared?," then set out to create a time-lapse video that envisions an L.A. without automobiles. The outcome is beautiful. To learn about the process behind the video, click......read more

Running On Empty (Revisited)

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Imagining a car-less Los Angeles

Last year, director Ross Ching's original "Running on Empty" video set the internet on fire for its beautiful, haunting depiction of a Los Angeles without cars. With "Carmageddon" looming in LA a couple weeks ago, Ching decided to re-edit the video with new music, coloring and opening shots. Here is the result. The track is "Often a Bird" by Belgian composer Wim Mertens. More info on......read more

New Balance newSKY 101

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Minimal runner sports an eco-friendly upper made of 95% recycled PET plastic $89.99

As most joggers are by now aware, there's a burgeoning movement readers of runners eschewing super-cushioned shoes for "minimal" ones inspired by running barefoot. Boston-based New Balance is helping lead the movement with its popular NB Minimus line, which provided the design foundation for the pared-down newSKY collection. The difference? The newSKY line is informed by sustainable design......read more

Program Partners Shelter Pooches with Joggers

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The Running Buddies Enrichment Program connects runners with furry trail mates

There are good ideas, and then there are ideas so great you can't believe no one ever thought of them before. The Running Buddies Enrichment Program belongs to the latter group. Launched by Stray Rescue of St. Louis, an animal shelter, the program pairs joggers with a dog that’s waiting to be adopted. The idea is to promote good mental and physical health for pooches and people......read more

Dirty Projectors "Impregnable Question"

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Final clip from 2012's 'Swing Lo Magellan' follows a long-distance runner in Yellowstone National Park

For Dirty Projectors' sixth and final video from last year's Swing Lo Magellan, director Adam Newport-Berra shot on location in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks (pre-government shutdown). The director, who also worked on the NYC band's similarly woodsy "Stillness Is the Move" video, casted his brother Alex as a long-distance runner in the video the Swing Lo track "Impregnable Question,"......read more

Cloud Cult, "Running With the Wolves"

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Another animation win from Eric Power

Cloud Cult is as much a music project as an experiment in green living. From his organic farm in Minnesota, Cloud Cult frontman Craig Minowa heads up Earthology Records, a DIY music company through which all of the band's activities take place. That includes CD replication (Earthology developed the first 100% postconsumer recycled CD packaging in the U.S.), t-shirt printing......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

Psychic Ills, "One More Time"

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An appropriately hallucinogenic video for the latest from Psychic Ills

One Track Mind, the latest offering Brooklyn's Psychic Ills, just dropped on Sacred Bones, and we have a video to go with it. The clip for album standout "One More Time" is appropriately psychedelic, with enough washed out visuals to ignite an acid flashback. While the album itself actually features more straight ahead rock 'n' roll than psych jams, this video keeps the freak dream alive.......read more

London's 'Razor' Building First in the World to Integrate Wind Turbines in Design

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A cool 113m EUR brings us a really great looking green building first.

Peering down 148 metres from the top of the latest addition to London's skyline, the traffic-clogged Elephant and Castle roundabout and its notorious neighbour, the Heygate estate, below feel an unlikely location for a world first. But next week, this new skyscraper, nicknamed "the Razor", will take a crucial step towards becoming the world's first building with wind turbines......read more

One Plastic Beach

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A California couple transforms plastic beach debris into stunning artwork

Over the past twelve years, Richard Lang and Judith Selby Lang have collected several tons of plastic debris on a small stretch of beach near their northern California home. The pieces of plastic are cleaned, categorized, and sorted, before the couple goes to work transforming the garbage into beautiful pieces of art. This short doc profiles the couple and their creative output and......read more

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