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Nuestro Cine: Beauty is Skin Deep

The Miss Universe contest will be held tonight and perhaps no other country is more synonymous with the world’s top beauty pageant than Venezuela. Seven representatives from the South American country have won Miss Universe tonight including reigning titleholder Gabriela Isler. Show More Summary

Guy's Chin Debuts As 'Ed Sheerchin,' Perfectly Performs 'Thinking Out Loud'

World, meet the latest ginger-haired singing sensation: Ed Sheeran Sheerchin. Redditor DevilDevine uploaded a hilarious video Saturday featuring his friend Shaun Solomon and his chin-with-a-face cheerfully lip-syncing to Ed Sheeran’s hit song “Thinking Out Loud.” The performance is disconcertingly uncanny and entirely wonderful. Watch it above.

Supreme Court Will Hear Raisin Farmers' Property Rights Case

6 days agoNews : Reason

Original post from July 18, 2013 with original text below: "They want us to pay for our own raisins that we grew," says Raisin Valley Farms owner Marvin Horne. "We have to buy them back!" This is but one absurdity that Marvin and his wife Laura have faced during their decade-long legal battle with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Show More Summary

Jesse Malmed @ The Film Studies Center

6 days agoUnited States / Chicago : A/C

The show begins as Roy Orbison filters in through the speakers in the theater, Happy Days plays while Robin Williams still makes us laugh, and the morass of language is snarled and muddled throughout the visual odyssey of Untitled (Just...

Argentinian Town Underwater for 30 Years Resurfaces

6 days agoOdd : Neatorama

Vimeo Link This fascinating video follows 83-year-old Argentinian Pablo walking through what is now the ruins of a once thriving, prosperous town — a resort to which tourists flocked — that was underwater for 30 years once a dam and dike gave way to the lake beyond them. Show More Summary


Sent in by decatureducationfoundation.orgONLINE REGISTRATION FOR 2015 TOUR deCATUR (on Pi Day 3.14.15) IS NOW OPEN!Once again Mizuno presents the Decatur Education Foundation Tour deCatur on 3.14.15 (aka Pi Day)! Event includes a 5k/1-mile...Show More Summary

Pluto: A Visual Timeline

“Why did we do that to Pluto? We had it good with Pluto.” — Dave Eggers It was the ninth planet until it wasn’t, the furthest tangible object in our periphery until it wasn’t, the outer margin of the solar system until it wasn’t. It was, and is,...

Audience Pong and RC Trash bins: An intro to TEI

This past weekend, I had the chance to visit this year’s Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction Conference (TEI) and catch up with a number of designers in the human-computer-interaction space. The conference brings together aShow More Summary

Epic Supercut of Cinema's 60 Greatest Sword Fights

6 days agoOdd : Neatorama

Two professional warriors face off against each other in a refined yet brutal form of combat. This is sword fight of cinema, which is the source of some of the most compelling scenes in film history. Clara Darko rounded up selections...Show More Summary

Check Out These Animated Trailers For Classic Films Like ‘Alien’ And ‘Apocalypse Now’

RememberTheTrailerProject, inwhichstudentsat TheAnimationWorkshopinDenmark madeDisney-esqueanimatedtrailersforclassicfilms like TheShiningand TheBigLebowski? Theinitialbatchwasgreat,butthisnewsetisevenbetter.Alien inthestyleofaPixarShow More Summary

AMPL Smartbag

The AMPL Smartbag has an 8.5Wh battery and USB charging ports in each pocket. It has a mobile app that lets you monitor and prioritize plugged in devices. Add-ons include extra battery packs and an inverter with an AC plug. Drops soon for $299.

Watch 2015 Doritos Super Bowl Ads: ‘Crash The Super Bowl’ Winner Takes Home $1 Million And More

The 2015 Super Bowl Doritos Crash the Super Bowl ad finalists are just days away from finding out if their commercial is the $1 million winner. Which ad will get the most votes out of the 10 finalists? If the number of views on YouTube...Show More Summary

Stepanie Elam Shows Us the ‘CNN Films Lounge’ at Sundance

Now that CNN has invested in documentary films and original programming beyond live news, the network’s got a presence at the Sundance Film Festival, where two CNN Films, “The Hunting Ground” and “Fresh Dressed” will be premiered. The network’s base of operations at Sundance, the “CNN Films Lounge,” opened with a toast to filmmakers on Friday. Show More Summary

Kupo Grip Master C-Stand Review

I’ve been using studio lights for a couple of years now, I’ve used a few different brands with all sorts of different modifiers, from the basic softboxes that your less expensive lighting kits might come with, to my current favourite, the 2 meter Octa from Show More Summary

Patrick McKenzie on Using Funnels and A/B Testing To Grow a Business

Patrick McKenzie has made a name for himself as a respected thought leader in the SaaS marketing space. He has a popular blog called Kalzumeus and runs an appointment reminder service fittingly called Appointment Reminder. He’s also the creator of Bingo Card Creator. As a well known member of the Hacker News community, he is […]

Red Bull Air Race: Pylon Hits

When you’re flying around in a stunt plane during an air race, you’re not supposed to hit the pylons. But that doesn’t mean it’s not part of the fun for spectators. Here are a few of the best pylon hits from the Red Bull Air Race season.

Pretty Lakeside Wedding Film

Did you see Justin and Libby’s beautiful farm wedding yesterday? Their photography by Photography by Betty Elaine showed a classic, elegant wedding that was laced with fun, creative touches. And we enjoyed gushing over it so much, that we’ve come back for seconds, with their sweet film by Created Space Studios. Their day was an intimate celebration, on […]

Oddly Soothing: Plugging Pylons on the Golden Gate Bridge

last weekOdd : Neatorama

(Video Link) Like the bricklaying video I posted a couple years ago, there's something calming and appealing about watching someone become, through practice, the master of a skill you might not think of. This employee of the Golden Gate Bridge Transportation District can plug pylons into holes made for them along the Golden Gate Bridge. Show More Summary

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