Needless to say the Dutch are not happy since most of the crash victims were Dutch.
In delightful news, Toby Froud, the man who as an infant played Sarah's half-brother in Jim Henson's 1986 movie Labyrinth, is now a puppeteer and director. Froud, the son of Dark Crystal and Labyrinth designers Brian and Wendy Froud, recently premiered his live-action puppet short Lessons Learned.
Citing "a source in China," the Chosun Ilbo reports that "the North feels the clip, which shows Kim dancing and Kung-Fu fighting, 'seriously compromises Kim's dignity and authority.'" The newspaper says that after North Korea asked China to stop the video from spreading, "Beijng was unable to oblige."
'It’s good to dance even if I only have one leg.,' said Best
“Type of Letters” is a 2013 typographic art series by designer Niral Parekh featuring letters, numbers, and symbols made out of clever arrangements of mail. Parekh has posted a making-of video for the project and this time-lapse video of him making the New York Times Magazine logo. photos via Niral Parekh via Quipsologies
Finally a musical instrument that lets you make sweet music with the vocal cords of a weed-eating quadruped.
“Connecting: Makers” is a short documentary about the issues and questions facing today’s makers, from the responsibilities of digital transparency to the question of what — given the limitless possibilities — should a maker be making? The video was produced by Bassett & Partners and Microsoft Design. It is the second part of the Connecting [...]
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In hindsight, the 19th century, with its far-flung outposts of colonial power and its scientific expeditions deep into the Conradian jungles of empire, looks like a golden age of exotic contagions, tumors, abscesses, and other morbid curiosities, not to mention…
From the YouTube description: A Chinese diner was shocked to find a cockroach in his salad but was even more blown away when the waitress he complained to said it was "very normal" and devoured the bug to prove it was safe. Businessman...Show More Summary
There are still too many unanswered questions about the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014.
Ice cream, popsicles, and other frozen treats melt into sad puddles of liquid in the curiously mesmerizing time-lapse montage “Creamlapse” by Mateo Cabeza. via The World’s Best Ever
by Jia Tolentino Did you listen to Yeezus all day yesterday after reading that Kanye interview? Did "Blood on the Leaves" make you crave another incursion of the trap horn tornado? Hudson Mohawke, half of the now-split "Blood"-sampled duo TNGHT, brings it back hard at :50. 0 Comments
Cats in movies with a soundtrack of The Cure's "Love Cats."
Argentina filmmaker Ariel Belziti has created “Supercats!,” a frisky supercut video of felines in movies. music by The Cure – “The Lovecats” submitted via Laughing Squid Tips