Andrea James

Andrea James is a writer, director, producer and activist based in Los Angeles. Her work often focuses on consumer activism, the free culture movement, exogenous mysticism, humor, and LGBT rights.

WATCH: Synchronized windless kite flying

Matt and Shannon Cyphert of MTP Studios introduce us to the sport, art, and people of windless kite flying in this beautiful trailer.

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Lil Dicky's Lemme Freak: NSFW anthem for guys with no game

Lil Dicky is one of the funniest novelty song artists working today. His newest NSFW ode to modern manhood will ring true to both guys and those who have to endure guys' advances.

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The macro photography of Pablo Moltedo

pablo-moltedo-macro-fosforo-agua Photographer Pablo Moltedo has a lovely collection of macro photos like "Contraste" above, including some creepy crawlies if you want some pre-Halloween squickage. Below, a snail with a beautiful red and black shell.

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'Interstellar' VFX give new insights into black holes

interstellar2 Wired has an interesting look at how the science behind Interstellar helped Caltech astrophysicist Kip Thorne develop new peer-reviewed papers on the science of black holes.

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Get Oculus Rift VR feature 'Banshee Chapter' free today

Oculus Rift fans can download 'Banshee Chapter' free today from Jamwix. Released in 2013, the 3D horror film based on H.P. Lovecraft’s From Beyond has been repurposed as a virtual reality feature.

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WATCH: Burmese cats return from brink of extinction in Myanmar

One of the casualties of Myanmar's 1962 coup was the Burmese cat, which had to be repatriated from from foreign pedigreed stock about ten years ago. Wong How Man of China Exploration and Research Society describes how he reintroduced them.

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WATCH: Sugar in liquid nitrogen glows when exposed to UV light

Mikhail Svarichevsky demonstrates an interesting phenomenon: supercooled sugarcubes briefly glow green when exposed to UV light. Don't tell Insane Clown Posse about this baffling miracle.

WATCH: Sharks' shoreline feeding frenzy on school of fish

Fisherman Donnie Griggs captured the scene at North Carolina's Cape Lookout National Seashore. Below is a similar frenzy in the Bahamas.

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Interactive map: World population by latitude and longitude

population-latitude-longitude André Christoffer Andersen created this nifty interactive map that estimates world population at any coordinate.

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Portraits + introduced organisms = "Impermanence" by Seung-Hwan Oh

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South Korean artist Seung-Hwan Oh's "Impermanence" depicts "the visual result of the symbiosis between film matter and organic matter."

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WATCH: Detroit ruin porn in reverse - David Whitney Building

The Detroit News has an uplifting story about the David Whitney Building, newly renovated in time for its centennial celebration. Think reverse ruin porn.

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Star-Spangled Banner played by gun sounds like freedom

He'll need an automatic to get the syncopation right, but this gun enthusiast didn't miss a note when playing the US national anthem on Musical Targets.

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Your favorite horror icons as evil vinyl figures

Twins_01-987x1024 Just in time for Halloween, check out these cool vinyl figures of some of the most iconic characters in the horror genre, courtesy of A Large Evil Corporation.

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New 2001: A Space Odyssey trailer

2001: A Space Odyssey got a new trailer to celebrate BFI's theatrical UK re-release for Kubrick's genre-defining film. Even though every shot is already burned into our collective conscience, the trailer is surprising.

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WATCH: Cruising Electric (1980), year's best action figure parody

Cruising Electric (1980) is both 2014's best gay-themed comedy, and a pitch-perfect homage to 1980s movie toy merchandising. I was honored to have this hilarious short by Brumby Boylston play before my new film in New York last summer.

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