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Deepwater Horizon: The First 36 Hours

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Jaw-dropping photos of the infernal early moments.

From Neatorama: On April 20, 2010, a mayday call from the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico reporting an explosion aboard signaled the beginning of one of the largest man-made environmental disasters in the United States. Today, the environmental, economic, and political repercussions of the oil spill are just being felt – but what happened the day the rig went ablaze,......read more

Paul Shiakallis: This Was My Park

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South African photographer documents fires in Johannesburg parks

Johannesburg photographer Paul Shiakallis comes by his profession honestly. At the tender age of 15, his father showed him how to use a camera and Shiakallis took to it quickly. After covering events for his high school newspaper, he attended journalism school then found himself assisting professional photographers for five years. Now on his own, Shiakallis has a wide-ranging portfolio......read more

Fireflies Shimmer in Long-Exposure Photos

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Magical time-lapse photography by Tsuneaki Hiramatsu

When digital photos look too good to be true, they usually are. That's the assumption, anyway. So when we first ran across these incredible images of fireflies sparkling in the Japanese night, we assumed they had been touched up by a heavy hand. Not so, apparently. The man behind the camera -- Tsuneaki Hiramatsu, a hobby photographer from Okayama City -- used long-exposure and time-lapse......read more

Katrien Vermeire: Godspeed

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Firefly light show captured in Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains

Belgium's Katrien Vermeire traveled to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee to capture these mesmerising images of fireflies lighting up the forest at night. Using long exposures, Vermeire was able to express the paths taken by fireflies in bright yellow stripes. The Godspeed series required plenty of patience, in the sense that Vermeire had to wait, totally still, for the......read more

Fireplace Briquette Maker

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Transform yesterday's news into energy with this eco-smart fireplace briquette maker $50.00

If you're a newspaper reader and you have a fireplace at home, you're gonna love this paper log briquette maker, which makes long-burning fuel bricks from old newspapers and other paper trash. Here's how it works: simply rip up waste paper, soak it in water overnight, then stuff the soggy pulp into the log maker and squeeze out any excess moisture. After letting the paper briquette dry out fully......read more

Popcorn Popper

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For the tastiest popcorn, skip the microwave bags and go straight to the flame $35.00

If anyone can think of a better snack to pass around a campfire than freshly popped popcorn, we'd like to hear it. And until someone demonstrates otherwise, there isn't. This long-handled popper from Terrain makes it simple to whip up the world's greatest fireside snack over an open flame (or on the stove). So skip the microwave bags, cop this popper, load with kernels, and get popping.......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

Still Corners "Fireflies"

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Director Christian Hansen follows synthpop duo through the Oregon desert

After a happy partnership with director Christian Sorensen Hansen on their "Berlin Lovers" video, London duo Still Corners re-enlisted him for this newish clip for "Fireflies, another track from their sophomore album Strange Pleasues. Hansen took the band to the Oregon desert to capture them amlbing in the dunes, swimming, and riding motorcycles in the sun. Watch above, and when you're done,......read more

Obama Moves on Coal Emissions

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The Environmental Protection Agency issues tough standards for new coal-fired power plants

In the first of a series of measures under President Obama’s climate plan, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday proposed strict new emissions limits for newly constructed power plants. Speaking at the National Press Club, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said newly built coal-fired power plants will have to keep CO2 emissions below 1,100 pounds per megawatt-hour, while......read more

Nanostriker XL by Exotac

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The perfect camping tool provides everything you need to start a fire -- in one tiny package $32.95

From its homebase in Buford, Georgia, Exotac makes innovative outdoors and survivalist products built to withstand the harshest of environments. The Nanostriker XL -- an evolution of Exotac's gamechanging Nanostriker -- provides everything you need to start a fire in one tiny package. The key firestarting component is a 1/4" ferrocerium rod that burns at 5500°F. An ultra-sharp tungsten......read more

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