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Of this charming POV animal drinkathon, the Southwest Texas Alternative Energy and Sustainable Living Field Laboratory sez:

Everybody loves water in the desert. I was pleasantly surprised during the edit to see that George made an appearance. I know him from all the other rabbits because of the tiny notch in his ear. A burro just happened to come by in time to be included. Ben went against the script and decided to just nudge the bucket. You can lead a steer to water but you can’t make him drink. Note: The swimming bees were rescued.

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The surreal sight of an abandoned open air cinema in Egypt’s Sinai Desert.

According to photographer Kaupo Kikkas (helluva name), the story goes that, 13 years ago, a  Parisian film buff in Egypt had a glorious dream.

Raising the necessary capital back in France, he travelled to Cairo where he bought projection equipment, a generator and a tractor to erect the sail-like screen.

On opening night however, the generator was allegedly sabotaged by miffed local authorities. The premiere was cancelled and, to this day, the cinema hasn’t shown a single film.

It must happen. And when it does, let it be Dune.

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