1. Upendra has Worms

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    Worm culture vermiculture is part of a system that has been used in sustainable, organic agriculture for thousands of years. So the agricultural industry creates a system that destroys one that is natural efficient and free. The true value of worms and their role in reconditioning degraded soil is finally being realised with millions of farmers like Upendra beginning to re-introduce this method and enrich their soils. Upendra Kumar Mohanta comes from a small village Kandasara, in thenorth of Orissa India. Music . Ernest Rangling . Surfin http://home.planet.nl/~vanbergh/ WORMS Certainly what earthworms do isn't simple in ecological terms. The great naturalist Charles Darwin, after making a careful study of them, wrote this: "...it may be doubted if there are any other animals which have played such an important part in the history of the world as these lowly organized creatures." "History of the world," he said One important thing that earthworms do is to plow the soil by tunneling through it. Their tunnels provide the soil with passageways through which air and water can circulate, and that's important because soil microorganisms and plant roots need air and water just like we do. Without some kind of plowing, soil becomes compacted, air and water can't circulate in it, and plant roots can't penetrate it. One study showed that each year on an acre (0.4 hectare) of average cultivated land, 16,000 pounds (7200 kg) of soil pass through earthworm guts and are deposited atop the soil -- 30,000 pounds (13,500 kg) in really wormy soil! Charles Darwin himself calculated that if all the worm excreta resulting from ten years of worm work on one acre  of soil were spread over that acre, it would be two inches thick (5.08 cm). This is something we should appreciate because earthworm droppings -- called castings when deposited atop the ground -- are rich in nitrogen, calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus, and these are all important nutrients for healthy, prospering ecosystems. In your own backyard you might be able to confirm that grass around earthworm burrows grows taller and greener than grass just inches away. Source www.backyardnature.net/earthwrm.htm http://www.cintdis.org/

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    • Threadbare

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      from Brett Underhill Added 2,642 47 12

      In a cold, windy field, there hangs an old, lonely scarecrow. But he won't be alone for long... My NYU graduate thesis animation. AWARDS & HONORS Finalist, Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2012: http://www.adaagallery.com/brettunderhill AniMazSpot 1st Studio Clip Reel: http://vimeo.com/39807260 Best Overall Design, AniMazSpot Festival 2012 FILM FESTIVALS & SCREENINGS: Animation Block Party 2012 Summerfest CologneOFF 2012 Southside Film Festival 2012 NYLA International Film Festival 2012 Detroit Windsor Film Festival 2012 Fest Anca International Animation Festival 2012 Rural Route Film Festival 2012 Zero Film Festival NYC 2012 New FilmMakers New York 2012 California International Animation Festival 2012 Blue Plum Animation Festival 2012 Burbank Film Festival 2012 Coney Island Film Festival 2012 Philadelphia Film & Animation Festival 2012 NYU-SCPS Literary and Visual Arts Festival 2012 PRODUCTION ART porkchopbob.com/thesis/PREPRODUCTION.pdf porkchopbob.com/thesis/PRODUCTION.pdf

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      • Credits - The Hooligan Project (08 of 08)

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        The Credits section from The Hooligan Project Song: Here I Stand Artist: Sims

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        • OER-BOER

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          from Hugo Goudswaard Added 1,552 44 25

          OER-BOER Short film created by Hugo Goudswaard. Music composed and arranged by Jerry Bloem. Voice Jan Gerristen. Part of a theater performance written by JanJaap van Elst. OER-BOER is created as part of a festival with music, theatre, food and film. The festival is about the origin of the Gouda cheese, countryside and the rhythm of nature. An evening with theater, film, dance and music. And ... where they sit down to delicious honest food! Gouda cheese is one of the best known and most eaten cheese in the world and in every corner of the world for sale. OER-BOER is created by 'Boven De 7e Verdieping' and located in the authentic countryside Vlist, just outside Gouda ..

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          • Straight Jackit Part 7

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            from Adam Johnson Added 3,402 43 4

            Chris Farmer filmed this part of the video in 10 days without his right ankle. If you notice he only does a handful of things with his right foot due to an injury. Since Jero and I were going to be in town shooting he sucked it up and came through with a part. Professional grade dedication, 2003.

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            • Why I Farm: Mark Thomas

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              "I farm because I enjoy it. It's not about the money, it's about doing something you love. That's Why I Farm." - Mark Thomas, Princeton, Kentucky. Visit http://www.whyifarm.com and join Beck's Hybrids in honoring farmers.

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              • Vibralux BCSD 2009

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                from Adam Johnson Added 3,567 42 10

                Alex got second place and we all had a blast up at the Bittercold Showdown 2009. Special thanks to everyone who stopped by the booth and grabbed some product, to Don and Mellissa for the couch, John for the web help, and all the guys on the team for repping so hard. Online video is nearing completion. Black Fabiola jeans and Vibralux hats hit the stores next week.

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                • Morgan Reed Inman

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                  I've had this footage sitting on a disc for a long time, and I finally decided to make a section with it. This is mostly from my favorite park that closed down a couple years ago.

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                  • Vibralux Denim Online Video Part 2

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                    from Adam Johnson Added 12.4K 41 7

                    for more on the team check out: http://youhatetoloveit.com/ Love, AJ

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                    • Farmer to Farmer: The Truth About GM Crops

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                      from Pete Speller Added 15.2K 41 4

                      A short documentary following British farmer Michael Hart as he investigates the reality of farming genetically modified crops in the USA 10 years after their introduction.

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