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A Year on the Road: 7 Years Later

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An accidental self-portrait series in the redwood forest

I stumbled upon a fallen redwood in Northern California along the Avenue of the Giants in 2005. I immediately fell in love with the grove, including what I have since called "my tree." I set everything up and took a self-portrait in black and white film. Every year and sometimes twice a year since, I have carefully picked my way through the Avenue of the Giants in the hope that I will recognize......read more

Fully automated electric taxis could dramatically reduce transportation sector's emmisions, a new study finds.  By Lindsay Abrams The energy efficient cars of the future will allow the transportation sector to lower its greenhouse gas emissions not just because they’re electric — but because they’ll also be driverless. That’s the forward-looking conclusion of a new......read more

Supernatural Self-Portraits by a 14-Year-Old Photographer

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Surreal images look like they've been lifted from a fairy tale

14-year-old Zev (aka "fiddle oak") from Natick, Massachusetts has the blogosphere abuzz with his mesmerizing, digitally manipulated self-portraits. And for good reason. They would be impressive coming from an adult.  Looking like illustrations from the best children's story book ever, the imaginative works depict a miniaturized version of the artist himself in surreal natural landscapes.......read more

Eton Microlink

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Self-powered weather radio integrates flashlight, solar power and phone charger $31.99

Here's another smart design from Etón, the French company known for its solar-powered Apple accessories. Small in size but big in features, the hand-powered Microlink is a contemporary emergency radio that boasts a large solar panel, quick recharging time and access to all seven NOAA weather band stations. Turn the crank for a 90 seconds and you get up to 40 minutes of playtime. Or if......read more

Self-Watering Planter by Joey Roth

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This lovely, curvilinear planter uses an ancient irrigation system to water itself $45.00

Just because we love plants doesn't mean we always remember to water them. At Dwell on Design's Remodelista Market, we found the perfect solution for the eager-but-lazy green thumb. The self-watering planter's smooth, curvilinear design comes courtesy of Joey Roth, who you might know as the man behind these amazing Ceramic Speakers. Roth's unglazed terracotta planter is inspired by a Native......read more

Ghost in the Machine

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Erika Iris Simmons creates iconic music portraits from an almost-dead media — old cassette tapes.

Cool Hunting points us at some amazing pop music portraiture from Erika Iris Simmons, who creates intricate artwork out of recycled cassette tapes. Her "Ghost in the Machine" series, currently on view at the Peninsula School of Art in Winsconsin, pays tribute to music icons with astoundingly accurate images woven in cassette tape. See more from the series at the Atlanta-based......read more

19 Year-Old's Beautiful Portraits

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Arlette Chiara Sivizaca Conde makes stunning emotional portraits.

19-year-old photographer Arlette Chiara Sivizaca Conde creates portraits set in nature with a unique ethereal beauty.  "Most people only believe in what they see nowadays. They don’t make room for anything fantastic and are therefore only seeing one half of life. I am trying to show people the world from another perspective and I can only do that through my photography. You could say......read more

SZA "Babylon"

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Baptismal video self-directed by upstart LA chanteuse

SZA has released a video for her latest track "Babylon," which will be included on her debut album Z. The clip, directed by APLUSFILMZ and SZA herself, finds the vocalist casually disrobing before submerging herself in a pond, while singing about being crucified. The baptismal visuals are an appropriate fit for the singer's breathy vocals, as well as for the the gurgling, brain-melting......read more

Dream Lake "Fired Up!"

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Stockholm-based cuo creates self-produced dream pop

In the video for "Fired Up!," a mercurial number from Swedish duo Dream Lake, director Giancarlo Mitidieri captured atmospheric footage at three different locations in Stockholm - not the least of which is the beautiful Skogskyrkogården, the largest cemetery in Sweden. The folks featured on-screen, however, are not the artists, who told us that they wanted to engage the......read more

JeeYoung Lee's Dreamy Self Portraits

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Korean fables and dreams inspire these photos of impossible places.

Imagination plus sense of space gives JeeYoung Lee's photographs their magical quality.  Once again, this series has zero post-image manipulation.  Working like a set designer, Lee creates these incredible situations for real.   JeeYoung Lee creates highly elaborate scenes that require an incredible amount of patience and absolutely no photo manipulation. For weeks and sometimes......read more

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