Here's another excellent explainer video from CGI animator Jared Owen (see my previous posts about his explainer videos: escalator, combination padlock, pull-back toy car, gumball machine). This time, Jared shows how the various mechanisms in an oscillating fan work.
Varokaa heikkoa jäätä ("Beware of thin ice") [via] is a vintage animated public safety film from Finland, warning youngsters of the dangers of thin ice. The blend of charming animation and sudden horror appears to have nested deep in the memories of those who remember it from childhood—one might use that bird's sound effect to… READ THE REST
For a while, DC's direct-to-DVD animated films were one of the most robust offerings in the entire company. Under the guidance of Bruce Timm and Paul Dini, each direct-to-DVD film possessed a unique identity and tone that shifted depending on the central character. And then Phil Bourassa became the focal point of DC's animated efforts.… READ THE REST
In a couple of decades, Harley Quinn went from being a popular supporting character for Batman's top antagonist to being a popular character that exists independently from the Joker. Harley's progression, at least in the narrative, has been circuitous, but her rise outside the fictional realm has been meteoric. Even though the first Suicide Squad… READ THE REST
If you've looked into planning a trip lately, you've likely realized many things are more expensive than they were before, with rising airfare, gas prices, and more. And while you work hard and definitely deserve some time away, draining your bank account dry doesn't seem worth it, does it? Don't stress out just yet — finding… READ THE REST
There's nothing worse than working away on your trusty laptop only to realize its end may be near. Between its last few glitching episodes, slow loading time, and used-up storage space, the time for a new laptop has come, but with all your recent expenses and rising prices across the board, your budget may not exactly be able… READ THE REST
Let's be honest. Few things are as eye-catching as watching an image projected on a wide screen. A good projector can liven up a backyard party, make movie night more fun, or even act as a great television replacement. Additionally, projectors can transform a dull, blank wall into a work of art. The only unfortunate thing about a… READ THE REST