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Ango White Space Lamp

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Angus Hutscheson's surreal glowing orb made of silk cocoons. $860.00

Made from randomly configured silk cocoons, the White Space lamp by Thai manufacturer Ango emits an ethereal, diffuse light. The empty cocoons are gathered by silk farmers and attached to a hand-soldered wire matrix, offering a poetic juxtaposition of natural and manmade materials. Designed by Ango main main Angus Hutcheson. ...read more

Cool Roofs

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White roofs touted as an easy way cool off energy use and emissions.

The global fight against climate change is an overwhelming challenge, so it makes sense to start pick the lowest hangng fruit first. While the slow wheels of politics and legislation creep forward, we can do the simple things that make a difference today. A new study by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory shows that using roofs that are white or light instead of black or dark significantly......read more

SHFT Sampler 10-01-10

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Weekly links: A milk carton castle, Vancouver time-lapse amazingness, and the best chicken coop ever.

How do you break the world record for largest sculpture made of recycled materials? Get a bunch of kids to do the work for you! Inhabitat reports on 5,000 Spanish elementary kids collecting 50,000 containers to make a record-breaking castle of milk cartons. You've seen Simon Christen's stunningly epic time-lapse portrait of San Francisco. Now check out a similarly amazing video that......read more

White Ghost Shivers, "Santa's Sack"

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Mr. Claus has a special toy just for you.

If you're not listening closely, "Santa's Sack" by White Ghost Shivers sounds like another family-friendly Christmas song. Listen closer, and you realize the lyrics are slightly more, er, adult-oriented. Eric Power's mixed media animation brings the suggestive lyrical content to the forefront. Because Santa only comes once a year......read more

Casiotone for the Painfully Alone "White Corolla"

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Inter-species love animation by Julia Pott.

Julia Pott's video for "White Corolla," from the 2009 album Advance Base Battery Life by (the unfortunately named) Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, is a tale of love between animals. Great illustration work by the London-based animator. Check out more of Pott's work on her Youtube channel....read more

Avocado and White Bean Dip

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A match made in snack heaven

As our Mexican brethren will no doubt attest, few foods pair together so well as beans and avocado. It's a culinary coupling that rightfully takes its place among the world's greatest food duos, right up there with peanut butter and jam. At Food Coma, Emma brings the two together in snack format, with a fresh and flavorful Avocado and White Bean Dip that nails our three kitchen requisites of......read more

Nicholas Alan Cope: Whitewash

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Stark, abstract photos of modern architecture in Los Angeles

Since moving to LA from Maryland in 2002, Nicholas Alan Cope has been documenting the infrastructure of his adopted hometown in stark, black-and-white photos. Those images of the city's geometric modern architecture are collected in a new book, "Whitewash," out this month on powerHouse. Cope relies on stark abstraction and the power of contrast to deliver what looks to be a surreal and special......read more

Sustenance

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Matt Kleiner's black-and-white surf short captures the mystique of the sport

CA-based filmmaker Matt Kleiner assembled this mystical little short using extra footage from Way of the Ocean, a surf film shot up, down and around the coast of Oz as an exploration of man's relationship with the sea.  Whether you're completely unfamiliar with the sensation of a board under your bare feet or lucky enough to have a "home break," you can't help but wonder......read more

Father's Day: Big Sur Gift by Juniper Ridge

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For the chill Dad: Big Sur Trail Crew Soap and White Sage/Wild Mint Tea from Juniper Ridge $52.00

If your dad is the type who tucks his sweatshirt into pleated Dockers and yells at sports on TV, the Big Sur Gift pack from Juniper Ridge is probably not a great Father's Day gift. But for the more advanced dad, maybe one with slightly hippy tendencies, it could do just the trick. Juniper Ridge's signature "wildharvested" ingredients are well represented in the two-pack. The Big Sur Trail......read more

White House Plans Methane Crackdown

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New strategy on natural gas pollution could be unveiled before the end of the month

Natural gas, a key component of the Obama administration's plan for American energy independence, is highly problematic in terms of climate change. Though it has significant less carbon emissions than either coal or oil, natural gas fields "leak" methane into the atmosphere -- and methane is a potent greenhouse gas. Now key Obama advisors have revealed a government-wide strategy aimed at cutting......read more

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