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Culture, The Exhibitionist From Walrus Hunts to Melting Continents: The Shifting Art of Polar and Alpine Regions

From Walrus Hunts to Melting Continents: The Shifting Art of Polar and Alpine Regions

The earth’s polar regions are the site of some of the greatest moral, political, and economic conflicts of our time. Though the scale of human activity in these areas is not enormous, the impact of scandalously shortsighted growth is…
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Music, All Shook Down Metallica Finds San Francisco Too Warm, Plays Show in Antarctica

Metallica Finds San Francisco Too Warm, Plays Show in Antarctica

Because San Francisco isn't chilly enough right now, the members of a marginally famous local rock 'n' roll band called Metallica went somewhere a little colder for a one-off show this weekend. Antarctica.…
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Music, Hear This Teen Daze: Show Preview

Teen Daze: Show Preview

Jamison sure loves his natural scenery. The last-name-lacking chillwave/dream-pop beatsmith and Canadian citizen behind Teen Daze consistently uses his cover art to share gentle organic vistas. Full-length The Inner Mansions, and EPs The House On The Mountain and Four More…
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Calendar, Night&Day Put a Bug in Your Ear

Put a Bug in Your Ear

Formally, “bug” refers to an order of insects that includes cicadas, aphids, and shimmering shield bugs, but we want to talk about arthropods, those creepy little critters that likely compose 300 times the biomass of the Earth’s human population. And…
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Film, FilmCap

Antarctica

Gay film slipped palatably out of Israel's closet with the films of Eytan Fox, who with his partner Gal Uchovsky made Yossi & Jagger, The Bubble, and the subliminally homoerotic Walk on Water. But writer-director Yair Hochner takes it to…
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Calendar, Night&Day Antarctica

Antarctica

Gay film slipped palatably out of Israel’s closet with the films of Eytan Fox, who, with his partner Gal Uchovsky, made Yossi & Jagger, The Bubble, and the subliminally homoerotic Walk on Water. But writer-director Yair Hochner takes it to…
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Film, Deep Freeze

Deep Freeze

Some say the world will end in fire, some — like Werner Herzog — say ice. Flying in the face of global warming, this profoundly idiosyncratic filmmaker leads an expedition, alternately comic and visionary, to the heart of coldness. Herzog's…
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News, The Snitch Scientists Discover Mysterious, Gross Ocean Creatures

Scientists Discover Mysterious, Gross Ocean Creatures

The Associated Press reports that Austrailian scientists conducting an extensive survey of the Arctic ocean floor have turned up a plethora of bizarre sea creatures, including giant worms and spiders. Martin Riddle, who led the expedition, told reporters that the…
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Film, Miracle on Ice

Miracle on Ice

If you're short on reasons to be grateful these days, look no further than March of the Penguins, the astonishing if imperfect nature documentary from first-time director Luc Jacquet. Hard times may have befallen you, but at least you are…
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News, Feature

CyberTowne U.S.A.

Hi everyone, this is Sandi! My phone friends and I want to welcome all of you to the newest edition of our blowout CyberTowne U.S.A. holiday gift headquarters! 'Tis the season to start your Christmas countdown with these perfect gift…
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