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Iceland’s Hidden Elves Delay Road Projects

Elf advocates have joined forces with environmentalists to urge the Icelandic Road and Coastal Commission and local authorities to abandon a highway project building a direct route from the Alftanes peninsula, where the president has a home, to the Reykjavik suburb of Gardabaer. They fear disturbing elf habitat and claim the area is particularly important because it contains an elf church.

via Earth First

Monday, December 16, 2013

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Women in Iran playing frame drums



Image from Iranian director Bahman Ghobadi's film Half Moon shot in Iran.

Friday, November 30, 2012

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Saturday, September 15, 2012

best short film done by a seagull - ever



French tourist Nathalie Rollandin came across a camera-happy seagull recently. She was visiting the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, when she set her GoPro camera down while its was recording. Before she knew it, the camera was being carried away in the mouth of an artsy gull. Once the bird was a safe distance away, it set the camera down and recorded some beautiful footage of itself flying away into the sunset.

via PetaPixel

Friday, September 14, 2012

Questioning Authority: Christopher Benfey on Dickinson Photo



Christopher Benfey, interim dean of faculty at Mount Holyoke College and an Emily Dickinson scholar, provides some insight into the recent discovery of a 19th-century daguerrotype that experts believe portrays the reclusive poet as a mature woman. The only other known image of the poet was taken when she was about 17 years old and a student at MHC.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012