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Space Chimp

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In new WWF spot, a space-traveling chimp returns to an earth laid to waste.

In this vid created by ad agency Leo Burnett for the World Wildlife Fund, an astro-chimp returns to his home planet after 65 years in space, only to discover a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Seemingly inspired by Planet of the Apes, the video is soundtracked by Aussie singer-songwriter Ben Lee. For more, check out the behind-the-scenes vid here. ...read more

The World's Largest Aquarium

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Marine fauna star at the Georgia Aquarium.

Patrick of Stillmotion shot this lovely footage at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. The aquarium is home to more than 100,000 animals living in 8.5 millions gallons of marine and fresh water, making it the world's largest aquarium. The soundtrack is "The Ballad of Winslow Homer" by The Dimes. ...read more

World Tour, "Forever Tonight"

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Sweeping new video from one of Sweden's most promising young groups

"Forever Tonight," World Tour's meditative first single on Emotion, is described as "music that could only have been made among the remote hills of northern Sweden." We're not sure what exactly that means but we somehow agree. Hailing from Funäsdalen, a mountain town near the Norwegian border, the promising young trio keep things local for the song's newly released video,......read more

Sea of Glass

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The coastal landscape of West Wales provides the setting for this little dreamlike gem.

Animation, music and photography are juxtaposed to explore the liminal space between land and sea. A short and beautiful film by Sean Vicary....read more

Macro Kingdom

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A exploration of the microscopic world around us.

Photos, left to right: The warming Arctic (Global Warming Images/Alamy); steam and smoke seen over a coal power plant in Gelsenkirchen, Germany (Martin Meissner/AP); a storm brews over a beach at Cancun, Mexico. ...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

Rare

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Neat promo short for Joel Satore's new book of endangered animal portraits.

In 'Rare: Portraits of America's Endangered Species,' Sartore presents 80 iconic photographs of creatures disappearing from America’s landscape. Published with National Geographic, the book represents a lifelong commitment to the natural world and a three-year investigation into the Endangered Species Act. You can buy the book at Powell's....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 Dark Side of the Lens

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Beautiful short film from renowned surf photographer Mickey Smith.

Shot on the frigid Atlantic coastlines of Ireland and England, "The Dark Side of the Lens" presents a side of surfing that few people glimpse: the world of the surf photographer. The film was made by one of the greats, Irishman Mickey Smith (alongside talented DP Allan Wilson), who explains, “I wanted to create that something that would give insight into what it takes to grind out......read more

San Francisco: The Miniature City

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SF gets the tilt-shift treatment.

We've posted awesome tilt-shift videos of New York and Sydney, now peep this new one made by multimedia designer Shukhrat Pardaev and watch San Franscisco get turned into a miniature toy city by the sea. ...read more

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