Vanity Is Useless

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Most of Us Are Guilty

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Words Count

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Eye Know

Filmmaker Hiroshi Kondo turned a conventional time-lapse journey through Tokyo at night into a mind-bending psychedelic trip. The vivid soundtrack is by Ayako Taniguchi.

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Books vs Burgers

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Not Just Barcelona

The Catalan Tourist Board is trying to get visitors to think beyond Barcelona’s city limits and to spend some time around the rest of Catalunya. To that end, they commissioned filmmakers to capture the allure of the region.

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Postcards from Stockholm

Spanish cinematographer Enrique Pacheo spent a week in Stockholm riding his bike and taking photos. The result was this beautiful time-lapse video.

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Time to read

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Librarian Katherine Case and Pack Library Bookmobile

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Celebrate the Freedom to Read

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Banned Books Week is coming up again next week. The American Booksellers Foundation For Free Expression is encouraging readers, writers, booksellers, librarians, teachers and publishers to get involved in local activities. The theme of this year’s BBW is censorship of graphic novels and comic books. It’s a great opportunity to visit your local independent bookseller or library to checkout the special events.

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Oh Brothers Where Art Thou

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I was chuffed to be in Vancouver for the official unveiling of Brazilian street art duo Os Gemeos’ first Canadian and largest ever work. The enormous project for the 2014 Vancouver Biennale transformed six boring cement silos on Granville Island into a colorful 3D mural.

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