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The Importance of Keeping Bees

While the world has yet to find a cause (and solution!) for colony collapse disorder more and more city farmers reintroduce bees to urban areas and teach us cosmopolitans about the basics of nature. A mesmerizing short film of urban farmer, chicken wrangler and beekeeper Megan Paska promoting the importance and benefits of beekeeping on […]

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Hello… – Mattatje Oorlog vs Lionel Richie

Incredibly clever & smile enforcing edit by Matthijs Vlot – aka VJ Mattatje Oorlog – of many films supporting Lionel Richie’s master love song ‘Hello’. So much emotion! Matthijs’ website seems to have gone through the roof after this video going manically viral and is now unavailable but I can only hope to find more […]

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Tenniscoats – Baibaba Bimba

A hideous neighbourhood in Ebuisu, Japan on a rainy day and yet Tenniscoats manage to swipe me of my feet with this enchanting lullaby. They’re about to release their latest album Papa’s Ear on 23 January and by the sound of things it will make for good late-night listens during these frosty winter months. La […]

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Dutch Design #5 – Lucas Maassen & Sons Furniture Factory

Lucas Maassen has employed his 3 sons, Thijme (9), Julian (7) and Maris (7). His Sons are responsible for the paint job of the furniture which is build in the factory. They get paid 1 Euro for every piece of furniture they paint. As agreed by the contract they signed. Due to Dutch child labour […]

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Reindeer Wrangling by Eva Weber

Reindeer Wrangling on Nowness.com. German film maker Eva Weber travelled to Karigasniemi village in Utsjoki, Finland, to capture the Sámi people reindeer wrangling. With only a few hours of daylight and the sun setting at 2pm, temperatures plummet to minus 18 degrees Celsius leaving us with this striking and magical short of Santa’s sleigh pullers. […]

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La Mer de Pianos – Tom Wrigglesworth & Mathieu Cuvelier

I love pianos. A beautiful Rippen upright decorates our living room and is currently undergoing a restoration after getting water damaged from travelling a sea or two. Jeez Louise, if only I knew what I was letting myself in for! After weeks of careful sanding I am only halfway. But it’s worth it – the […]

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Bon Iver – Holocene

What a stunner, this video for Bon Iver‘s Holocene by Nabil Elderkin… Love the visuals with Bon Iver’s icy tunes and the song’s lyrics – And at once I knew I was not magnificent – the effect rugged nature can have on us tiny, insignificant beings. Little Hilke is a lucky boy to wake up […]

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Video Worth Watching – TEDxAmsterdam

The Dutch National Ballet & Amsterdam’s creative community comes together over ideas worth spreading. Creative folk from WE ARE Pi & the Dutch National Ballet have made this mesmerizing teaser for the upcoming TEDxAmsterdam. Rutger Hauer will be sharing thoughts alongside video and live speakers to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. […]

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