I was born in 1990; he was born in 1973. I’m 23; he just turned 40.
A boy has an epiphany after finding a giant salamander in the woods in the beautiful short animation “TANK” by Nate Milton. The animation features a distinctive handmade look that is reminiscent of paper collage. submitted via Laughing Squid Tips
A fashion mannequin has an implicit message: this form is beautiful. If your own body doesn’t look like that form—not even remotely—then you may not feel that way about yourself. The Swiss charity Pro Infirmis helps people with disabilities. Show More Summary
Robyn Miller is one of the most interesting people I know. I first learned of Robyn in 1993 when I was an editor at Wired and I received an early review copy of a spooky and beautiful puzzle adventure game called Myst, which Robyn and his brother Rand created (Robyn also created all the ethereal music for Myst and its follow-up title, Riven).
From Jimmy Kimmel Live last night. [Video Link]
In Irkutsk, a percussion group plays music with frozen water from Lake Baikal. [Video Link via Mefi]
It's December 5th—the day Dutch children get to open their presents from Sinterklaas, the original Santa from which the American Santa Claus derived.
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Merriam-Webster declared "science" the 2013 Word of the Year, and we think that's great. Cara Santa Maria, however, thinks it's a little depressing. "Science" topped the list because more people were looking it up, meaning people just don't know what science means. Santa Maria explains what it means to her in this clip.
by Emma Carmichael Jimmy Kimmel got Benedict Cumberbatch to recite lyrics from R. Kelly's "Genius" (lyrics here, song here), dramatically, and I think if I don't acknowledge it here some sort of hatch will open up below and I will be banished to a basement somewhere. ENJOY. 0 Comments
It's Hubert Cumberdale's birthday! Earlier episodes of this horrible cartoon may be observed at animator David Firth's homepage. Previously.
Spanish designer Javier Lloret transformed the Ars Electronica Futurelab in Linz, Austria into a massive, playable Rubik’s Cube. The project, called “Puzzle Facade,” works by sending signals from a specially-designed interface cube held by the player to the building, which updates the colorful pattern of lights on its surface. Even though a player can’t see [...]
This is a photo of the Chernobyl "Elephant's Foot", a solid mass made of a little melted nuclear fuel mixed with lots and lots of concrete, sand, and core sealing material that the fuel had melted through.
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Los Angeles. The Future. 1995. A string of disappearances throughout the underground night club circuit has driven law enforcement to initiate a manhunt for the elusive figure they call Starcadian.
In case you wanted to see "a young girl's strange, erotic journey from Milan to Minsk" in "Rochelle, Rochelle,"
It's about time that we're getting an actual look at the sequel to the 2012 Spider-Man reboot, but this sure isn't what we were expecting. After all, Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone were fantastic in the last film. What's with all the committal, forced-sounding voiceovers? Why are all the CGI acrobatics so... meh?
(Video Link) Ugly sweaters have become so predictably ugly, so textile and lifeless, that the whole gag concept is in need of an update. The digital age of ugly sweaters is here, and the animated graphics are sure to become the latest trend in the world of ironic seasonal clothing. Show More Summary
The minister said, "Should anyone here present know of any reason that this couple should not be joined in holy matrimony, speak now or forever hold your peace." That part of the liturgy can be a tense moment in any wedding. For Adam Bohn, the founder of a video game company, and his bride Michelle, it was beginning of a grand spectacle. Show More Summary
(Video Link) In Florida, it's illegal to harass a manatee. But if one approaches you, that's another story! Jay Darden, an engineer with WBPF News in West Palm Springs, Florida, had such a wondrous encounter. While snorkeling in the Crystal River near Tampa, an 8-foot manatee approached him. Show More Summary