Three months ago Kevin Kelly gifted me with a 3-month subscription to The Browser daily newsletter. I got hooked and paid for a subscription as soon as my gift sub ran out. From today's newsletter, I learned about" Transfiguration," a 6-minute animation of a walking figure that slowly changes into different kinds of matter (plastic, rock, water, fire, plants) over time.
Originally filmed in the 1980s, director Paul Fierlinger and his team of animators present the process of creating Sesame Street's Teeny Little Super Guy. This video gives a little background on the making of Teeny Little Super Guy. A number of these were filmed back in the early 1980's for Sesame Street under the direction… READ THE REST
Hypertalented animator Ian/Worthikids created this short that looks like stop-motion but was done entirely in Blender. Voices by Japanese dubbing actors RASHA1M. (Thanks UPSO!) READ THE REST
What's cozier than a tiny breakfast made out of wool? Artist-filmmaker Andrea Love brings her needle-felted creations to life in short animated videos featuring crafty kitchen fantasies and scenes from the natural world. Love's most ambitious felted short film is Tulip, an adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson's classic Thumbelina. The film is currently on the… READ THE REST
Look…almost nobody really wants to kill anything. Even an insect. But bugs…well, bugs don't really give you much choice, do they? And if it was just the annoyance of the buzzing or the swarming or the landing and crawling on you…that would be one thing. But with the bites and stings? The days and days… READ THE REST
It probably comes as no surprise that if you're looking for a dog breed that your insurance company will approve, the best bet is to avoid Doberman Pinschers, pit bulls, and Rottweilers. Or maybe you want a Chihuahua, which is one of the smallest breeds and also the longest living major breed at around 17… READ THE REST
When you go shopping for a new vehicle, it's natural to be dazzled by some of the amazing bells and whistles of some of the most forward-thinking new cars and trucks. However, if you were smart, you went shopping with a veteran of the car lots, who quickly reminded you that you would be paying… READ THE REST