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Intermission: The Long Night

When a blackout hit parts of the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles in early February, a 2HeadedHorse filmmaker took to the roof of his...

When a blackout hit parts of the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles in early February, a 2HeadedHorse filmmaker took to the roof of his building and started playing with his camera, focusing on the lights of helicopters and cars against a dark city. The results are this little video for "The Long Night," a song by Patrick Park.[vimeo][/vimeo]It's not the final cut, but it is a lovely way to adapt to an otherwise frustrating situation-and a far better use of one's time than rummaging around the house in search of candles.Via The Eastsider LA.

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President Trump's appearance at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland was a mixed bag.

The theme of the event was climate change, but Trump chose to use his 30 minutes of speaking time to brag about the "spectacular" U.S. economy and encouraged world leaders to invest in America.

He didn't mention climate change once.

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Last Friday, GOOD reported on an infuriating incident that went down at a Massachusetts Target.

A Target manager who's come to be known as "Target Tori," was harassed by Twitter troll David Leavitt for not selling him an $89 Oral-B Pro 5000 toothbrush for a penny.

He describes himself as a "multimedia journalist who has worked for CBS, AXS, Yahoo, and others."

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The Australian bushfires have claimed 27 human lives, an estimated 1 billion animals are feared dead, and thousands of properties have been completely decimated.

The fires were caused by extreme heat and dryness, the result of 2019 being the country's hottest year on record, with average temperatures 1.52C above the 1961-1990 average.

The area hit hardest by the fires, New South Wales, also had its hottest year on record, with temperatures rising 1.95C above average.

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