Cool list of parallax and long scrolling sites:

http://www.zensorium.com/tinke/ http://www.fiftythree.com/pencil https://www.spotify.com/us http://www.rdio.com http://www.albinotonnina.com http://www.newflyingspur.bentleymotors.com/en/serene_interior http://www.bizbrain.org/coffee/ http://www.brooklynbridgepark.org http://muse.adobe.com http://www.danielspatzek.com http://www.liplover.ca http://www.flyjetedge.com http://ournewplanes.ba.com/en http://grovemade.com        

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Walgreens Offers Unique Black Friday Mobile Coupon; Introduces Enhanced Photo Capabilities In Latest App Release – TheStreet

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