Andrea Stinga and Federico Gonzalez created this delightful animated "ABC" list of 26 influential and important architects and their buildings.
Apparently it's known that every morning, Studio Ghibli co-founder and director Hayao Miyazaki, 79, picks up trash and tidies the street in front of his Tokyo home. SoraNews24 reporter Oona McGee showed up one morning for a surprise interview with the animation auteur. From SoraNews24: Q: Have you watched "Demon Slayer?" Miyazaki: "No I haven't. I rarely… READ THE REST
Quebec filmmakers Thoroughbread Pictures created this unexpectedly deep short that seems like an ad at times, but is way too philosophical. They note: FYI: we are not in anyway affiliated with Old Grand or Beam Suntory. Saw the bottle you see here in Alabama in 2014 and it has never left my mind. (But if… READ THE REST
Benjamin Morard and Frederic Siegel's "The Lonely Orbit" features an inattentive satellite technician who crashes global communication. A delightful near-future sci-fi animation. The directors' notes have a lot of great background on the concept and execution. Image: YouTube / Short of the Week READ THE REST
It might seem backward, but when you think about it, our COVID-closed world might be the best reason to get motivated and learn a foreign language. With everyone working from home, and very possibly staying there permanently after the pandemic subsides, the number of remote working situations should continue to skyrocket. As that circle expands,… READ THE REST
Last March, we all thought that most of us would be back in the office after a few weeks, or maybe even a few months if things got bad. The reality that's now setting in for millions around the world is that working in a remote office may have ended last year. The numbers back… READ THE REST
You've probably heard the old joke about as far back as you can remember. In fact, you were probably a kid who had just started actively participating in their own hygiene when someone informed you that you aren't supposed to ever put anything smaller in your ear than your elbow. But…what about cotton swabs? Well,… READ THE REST