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Palo Alto to Require Electric Vehicle Chargers in New Homes

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California continues to the lead the way in sustainable transport incentives

The city council in Palo Alto, California voted Monday on a proposal requiring the new single-family homes be built pre-wired for charging electric vehicles. The results were unanimous, with all nine councillors voting in favor of the ordinance. From Wired: It’s a nominal requirement, considering most homes already are wired for a 220-volt line — which is needed for a......read more

Radiolab and NPR Present 'Words'

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A stunning film from Will Hoffman and Daniel Mercadante.

Wow. It's kind of ironic that this video is called "Words" because it leaves us speechless. Made by Will Hoffman and Daniel Mercadante of Everynone, the film accompanies an episode of Radiolab that imagines a world without words. The creative premise is simple, but the execution is off-the-charts awesome. Sorry everything else, you're not going to get attended to until we......read more

Everyone Forever Now: "Stoop Sitting"

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Everyone has a story.

Created by Will Hoffman and Daniel Mercadante (better known as Everynone, the same guys who made the amazing "Words"), Everyone Forever Now is an episodic web series exploring the collective wisdom and expression of human actions. The third episode, "Stoop Sitting," captures folks in New Orleans participating in the age-old tradition of hanging out on the porch — and reveals......read more

Ball by Everynone

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Acclaimed crew's new short celebrates the little spheres in life

Here is the latest video output from Everynone, everyone's favorite crew of short-film maestros, who you might remember from previous films "Words" and the Vimeo Award-winning "Symmetry." For "Ball," director Daniel Mercadante pulled hundreds of images from Google and wove them together in a poetic visual collage. Like the rest of Everynone's work, "Ball" eschews traditional narrative in......read more

Are EVs the Energy Storage Solution of the Future?

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Electric vehicles could provide power to grid during peak demand, says new report

It's time to start thinking of electric vehicles as energy sinks on wheels, according to a new report published by National Grid and tech consultants Ricardo. The study says EV owners could make money by providing power to grid operators and utilities during times of peak demand.  There are two ways it can be done. The cheaper approach is simple: an EV owner just plugs......read more

Electric DeLorean Goes Back to the Future

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Clean version of iconic roadster set to roll out in 2013

The DeLorean DMC-12, the iconic sportscar made famous in the time-traveling eighties flick Back To The Future, is set to return to American roads in 2013. It will retain its retro-futuristic look, says Humble, Texas-based DeLorean Motor Company, but the internal combustion engine will be replaced by a lithium battery setup designed by FLUX Power. The DMC-12 EV, which will retail for......read more

EVOL: Rural City

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German street artist creates miniature city subsumed by land

German street artist EVOL created thhis underground urban "X" in a field outside of Hamburg as part of the MS Dockville cultural festival. It took us more than a few looks to wrap our heads around the fact that these are stencils. Pretty amazing. It took him eight days to get it together. Check out a photo series of his process here.   The work is part of EVOL's......read more

Is Silicon the new Lithium?

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Lithium-ion battery may just be a thing of the past.

During the final week of the Copenhagen climate talks, Bolivian president Evo Morales emerged as one of the most outspoken opponents of the UNFCC climate negotiations and its free-market, capitalist approach. In the past such socialist provocations would be ignored, but there is a reason everyone is listening to Evo now. If it weren't for Bolivia, the electric car industry wouldn't even......read more

Michael Northrup’s Dream Away

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Unusual Images Of Everyday Intimacies

Making waves internationally is Baltimore photographer Michael Northrup’s newly released third photo book, Dream Away, a tender documentation of the journey of his former marriage and family life.  Spanning decades from the early ’70s to the ’90s, the 70-year-old’s latest publication gives proof that beauty and meaning are truly found in the......read more

Dawn McCarthy & Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, "Christmas Eve Can Kill You"

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Holiday-themed Everly Brothers cover gets a down-home video that has nothing to do with Christmas

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, everyone's favorite Will Oldham alias, has teamed with frequent collaborator Dawn McCarthy (of Faun Fables) on a holiday-themed 7″ featuring a pair of Everly Brothers covers. The video for “Christmas Eve Can Kill You” eschews typical holiday symbols -- snow, presents, lights -- in favor of the good vibes that come with......read more

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