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Coming Soon: Cloud Atlas

Overly ambitious, or this fall’s mega-blockbuster? We won’t find out until October 26, but if this 6-minute trailer is any indication, Cloud Atlas will be magnificent.

Must Watch: Sound of Noise

How awesome is it that the best movies always happen to play on hotel TV screens? During my recent stay at the Ace Hotel in NYC, I stumbled across a Swiss-French gem, Sound of Noise. Make sure to add this one to your Netflix cue!

Purity Ring – “Fineshrine”

2011 marked a monumental infant year for Alberta-based duo Purity Ring. The pair effortlessly gathered accolades, including a spot on Sterogum’s Top 10 New Acts of 2011 list, a #38 listing on Pitchfork’s Top 100 Songs of 2011 (that put them ahead of Adele, Bon Iver, Drake, Rihanna, Washed Out and others) , and shimmering coverage from The Guardian. The catch, they did all this without releasing an album.

Major Lazer feat. Amber Coffman – “Get Free”

The line up of Diplo’s collaboration project, Major Lazer, has suffered some shakeups recently. But, in the two years since its inception, one thing’s stayed constant: surprise. The group’s latest release, “Guns Don’t Kill People, Lazers Do” is no exception.

Adventures at Comic-Con 2012!

Comic-Con 2012 has come and gone, but not without its fair share of memories and fun. As usual, the four-day celebration was filled with outrageous costumes, long lines and fired-up fanboys and fangirls. Some personal highlights: meeting Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles creator Kevin Eastman, getting Ron English’s autograph, and hearing Anthony Bourdain discuss his latest creation, the Get Jiro comic book.

Rebel With a Cause: An Interview with BNE

Originally posted to Forbes. If I were to ask you, what are the top 5 most recognizable brands in the world today, you might think of companies like McDonalds, Coca-Cola, Apple, and Google. But there also some brands out there that aren’t selling anything, some you’d recognize on sight — even if you don’t know quite […]

A Behind the Scenes Look at Visual.ly

As a life-long design and data visualization lover, infographics are one of my favorite pieces to create and to explore. It’s the mix of an incredible visual, snackable data and easily sharable content that is the beauty of an infographic. This is what makes Visual.ly, an infographic-sharing community, so great: it’s social data visualization at its best.