Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Viral urban legends, David O'Reilly's Mountain Game, the moon's two faces and more in our weekly look at the web

1. Wilderness Collective Explores Alaska This week, adventure purveyor Wilderness Collective released “Alaska on Snow Machines,” a short film from their recent trip. Surreal scenic shots of stunning ice caves and barren, snow-covered landscapes are accompanied by the narrative of a local Alaskan who gave up his busy life in Washington to move his family off the grid and run a remote fishing lodge. While …

Wilderness Collective Explores Alaska

Viral urban legends, David O'Reilly's Mountain Game, the moon's two faces and more in our weekly look at the web

This week, adventure purveyor Wilderness Collective released “Alaska on Snow Machines,” a short film from their recent trip. Surreal scenic shots of stunning ice caves and barren, snow-covered landscapes are accompanied by the narrative of a local Alaskan who gave up his busy life in Washington to move his family off the grid and run a remote fishing lodge. While all WC adventures encourage existential …

Table Topography

Viral urban legends, David O'Reilly's Mountain Game, the moon's two faces and more in our weekly look at the web

Pulling logs from the river that runs behind his studio in northern Washington, furniture-maker and designer Greg Klassen’s latest collection draws on the natural lines of rot and decomposition to create topographic map-like representations of rivers. With a piece of hand-cut glass inlaid atop the joined pieces of wood and the texture from the wood’s grain, there is both depth and a sense of calm …