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TEDxPortland x Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG – “Perfect” Edition

With Nike’s world headquarters plus regional offices for adidas, Sorel, Columbia Sportswear, Keen, Hi-Tec Sports, Danner and Li-Ning, all within the City of Portland’s vicinity, its residents have debated over the question of “What is the Perfect Sneaker?” Of course there isn’t a “right” answer though folks … READ MORE

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“Family Guy” Creator Seth MacFarlane To Host 85th Oscars Presentation

Right in between Justin Bieber vomiting on stage and Lindsay Lohan’s latest altercation in New York City came this surprising celebrity update – the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences picked animator Seth MacFarlane to be the host of its 2013 Academy Awards presentation. Best … READ MORE

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TED – Books App

Think of them as CliffNotes for ideas and innovations you can’t get anywhere else. The TED’s Books App feature pieces shorter than full novels, but longer than your typical news article, all selected for their ability to feed your craving for ideas and perspectives from thought leaders from … READ MORE

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TED – JR: One Year of Turning the World Inside Out | Video

TED is an acronym for Technology, Entertainment, and Design, highlighting individuals who excel in any or multiple of those fields. Last year, it awarded its annual TED Prize to French street artist JR for his art projects performed around the world. In return, JR founded the Inside … READ MORE

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Audi A3 e-tron Electric Vehicle Pilot Program Coming To TED

Audi took the stage at this year’s TED 2012 Conference in Long Beach, California, to announce its first battery-electric Audi A3 e-tron pilot program for the US. The luxury automaker will test the EVs in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington D.C. and Denver, where Audi engineers will … READ MORE

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JR – More Murals On Grand Street + Wooster Street | Behind The Scene

While most people are clamoring over street artist JR‘s newest mural on the Houston Street (and Bowery) wall, the 2011 TED Prize winner and his band of associates kept busy with 2 additional murals. On the juncture of Grand and Wooster, the murals are on 2 walls … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 2/27/2011 3/06/2011

The focus this week depends a bit on perspective; there were a number of notable announcements, spanning a number of themes. For the Cult of Mac, the biggest event this week was obviously Tuesday’s unveiling of the iPad 2, by Steve Jobs, who came off a leave … READ MORE

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INSIDE OUT – Global Participatory Art Project By JR & TED Prize | Video

Learning first hand the power of art in resolving conflicts, French street artist known simply as JR embarked on an unlikely journey of documenting the “faces” in these conflicts and creating large scale illegal exhibitions. Almost at an instant, the often-silly portraits peel back the threatening aura … READ MORE