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The Absurd Side of Christmas in America

In 2011 Missouri-based photographer Jesse Rieser began his “unvarnished examination” of the way Americans celebrate Christmas. Far from a romantic image of the holiday–filled with fragrant pine trees, warm fires and “stockings hung with care”–Rieser’s “Christmas in America” captures the ...
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Gift Guide for Video Geeks

Everyone is a videographer these days. Big news outlets often lean on ameteur shots from cell phones for coverage of breaking news stories. Cat and dog compilations still manage to garner huge viral hits on the Web, all thanks to ...
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34 Designers Artfully Reinterpret the Holiday Ornament

When you think holiday decorations, you usually think of the grandma variety: red, green, gold, sparkle, tinsel, and about a million blinking lights. But holiday decorations are getting a sophisticated makeover this year. Shinola and WorkOf have commissioned unique ornaments and holiday decorations from 34 ...