Andrew Salomone writes, "I work as a preparator for The George Eastman Museum at the Kodak founder's historic estate in Rochester, NY. It's the world's oldest photography museum and has an extensive collection of early photographic and moving image objects, like zoetropes. The house itself is a local landmark and has put on an annual gingerbread house display for decades. This year, a couple of my colleagues and I decided to make a gingerbread house zoetrope and then wrote a tutorial about it.
Post-punk rock legend, Kid Congo Powers, has just released a new video for the track "He Walked In." It is from his forthcoming EP, Swing From The Sean DeLear, with his band Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds. Kid says of the track on Twitter: I had a visceral sense memory dream about Jeffrey… READ THE REST
Earth Crisis is an experimental short inspired by Brooklyn indie band Dirty Projectors. It's from the fourth of five EPs the band plans to release in 2020. The animation was directed by Isaiah Saxon. Earlier this year, they did a pandemic version of NPR's Tiny Desk Concert: Image: YouTube / Dirty Projectors READ THE REST
In the British TV gameshow Taskmaster, comedians are assigned unusual challenges that are captured on video. Then the comedians must explain why their attempt is the best. In this wonderful segment above, the contestants must "film something that will look impressive in reverse." READ THE REST
We've come a long way, haven't we, civilization? In ancient times, we used to measure everything from weight to distance with the most rudimentary of instruments. A stone was literally how much a particular stone weighed as a unit of measurement. And a foot was…yeah, a foot. Put enough heel-to-toe paces together and you knew… READ THE REST
Right now, almost half of all the websites that exist use a .com domain name. This makes it incredibly hard to find a domain name that hasn't already been taken, and if you already named and registered your company then you may be in for a really tough road ahead. Say you started a line of… READ THE REST
Everybody loves dogs. But even the most dedicated doggy mom and pop will tell you that it really doesn't take much to keep the average pooch thoroughly entertained. Just give 'em a ball to chase or a patch of yard to run in and a dog will generally find enough to keep themselves occupied for… READ THE REST