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NYC Rooftop Photos

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From Navid Baraty

Photographer Navid Baraty is back again and this time, he has captured a rooftop image that looks like it was taken straight out of the movie Inception. From atop the 1095 Avenue of Americas skyscraper, Baraty was able to photograph an aerial view of 42nd street in all its glory. Looking down from a height of 630 feet, you can see each floor below. The taxis and other vehicles......read more

Love Japan

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David Parkinson's video captures the unique allure of the Land of the Rising Sun

It's hard to describe the intoxicating thrill that comes with a visit to Japan. Luckily we don't have to, thanks to Australian filmmaker David Parkinson, who recently visited the country with his girlfriend and put together this gorgeous, evocative video documenting their trip. Set to Message To Bears’ plodding remix of Bon Iver’s "Holocene," Parkinson takes us on an intimate......read more

Oon Power Outlet by David Okum

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A perfectly charming power cord solution for home or office $79.00

Ugly plastic power bars have nothing on the Oom, a thoughtfully designed alternative made using sustainable maple from Connecticut. The Oom is the brainchild of David Okum, an LA-based product designer whose work we've featured before. He describes his latest creation like this: Three electrical sockets designed to flex and rotate conform to different situations, allowing for all connections......read more

Awe-Inspiring Aerial Photography

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Photographer Cameron Davidson takes to the sky to shoot landscapes from above

Cameron Davidson is a Washington, DC-based photographer and pilot who uses the aerial vantage point to reveal humanity's impact on landscapes below. Capturing earth from a seldom-seen perspective, Davidson's work conveys an abstract beauty, like all the best aerial photography. Davidson's work has been featured in publications like Vanity Fair, National Geographic and Smithsonian magazine. His......read more

Saving Our Way to Cleaner Air

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Want cheaper gas and a stable economy? Keep combating climate change

Margo T. Oge for The Huffington Post: It's the end of 2014, and we are enjoying a remarkable convergence. Gas prices are down, the auto industry is booming and we have the most environmentally clean vehicle fleet ever. In fact, if we'd been listening to industry over the past several decades, this should be an impossible confluence of events. These industries repeatedly told Americans that......read more

Human Nature by Anna Mia Davidson

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Crowdfunded photo book documents sustainable farming communities in the Northwest $60.00

A while back we posted some Anna Mia Davidson images of small scale farming activities in the Pacific Northwest. Now that series of photos is being collected in a book, Human Nature: Sustainable Farming in the Pacific Northwest, alongside an essay from the photographer: "Davidson’s photographs highlight over ten small farms throughout the region; the book opens with an honest and......read more

Stash iPad Sleeve

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Authentic Scandanavian design (from Dallas, Texas) $60.00

Finland-bred, Dallas-based maker Mari Forssell runs a one-woman operation specializing in handmade laptop, tablet, phone, and camera bags. Formerly called Stash (now called Moose + Pine), the brand's clean and simple designs reflect Forrsell's natural Scandanavian sensibility. Made using vintage fabric, the sleeves come lined with waterproof canvas and secured with rivet-reinforced......read more

Island: Photos by Maroesjka Lavigna

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A Belgian photographer chronicles her travels through Iceland

Maroesjka Lavigna took off from her home in Ghent, Belgium for a summertime journey around Iceland, returning four months later with a superb photographic chronicle of her travels. Among the photos we find not only the requisite images of hot springs and desolate sweeping landscapes, but also portraits of locals and images of homes and streetscapes. The trip was so good, she decided to return for......read more

Bringing Solar Power To Remote Hospitals Is Saving Lives

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One startup working in Nepal learned that delivering high-quality health care often means having to innovate in unexpected ways--such as building new energy systems.

Founded by three Yale University Medical School students, Possible is a nonprofit health care company that runs medical facilities in remote Nepal. These include the 25-bed Bayalpata Hospital, in Anchham, a series of local clinics, and a small army of community health care workers. Part of its model revolves around importing Western standards of medicine and management, including modern......read more

Celebrating Summer Squash and Zucchini in Season

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David Tanis doles out his favorite recipe for The New York Times

We've been picking zucchini, squash and squash blossoms for the past two weekends here in California (Santa Barbara to be exact), and there's nothing that says summer mroe than stuffing a squash blossom or creating a dish out of the meat of the stuff.  David Tanis lets us in on his zucchini and squash blossom sufflee recipe.   Suddenly it is summer at the market. Make a wish for a......read more

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