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Nature Documentary Uses Elephants as Camera Crew


An upcoming BBC documentary series by John Downer captures life in India's Pench National Park by use of hidden HD cameras, including this "tusk cam," a fairly unwieldy rig that is hung from an elephant's tusk. The crew also secreted …

Leaf Bowls of India


This post from Wan Yan Ling on Serious Eats about disposable bowls made of leaves makes me wistful for something like this in my country, although I'm sure it'd never get past the FDA. The imagery of completely environmentally kosher …