The Cameraman's Revenge (1912) is a 13-minute experimental Russian stop-motion animated short directed and written by Wladyslaw Starewicz. This animation was one-of-a-kind when it was created for its use of real dried-out insects as characters. The film includes beetles, grasshoppers, dragonflies, and other fine specimens. The bugs live like humans in a little town. They even ride bikes. At 6:02, you can see a grasshopper making a painting on a tiny little canvas. Who knew that dead bugs could be so darling?
Mark Shreeve, an English modular synth master who made electronic music for decades, died recently at 65. He's one of those composers whose work you've certainly heard—he worked often with other stars and his library music was regularly used by major broadcasters for segues and BGM—whose own albums (solo and with/as Redshift) are a world… READ THE REST
Around 2.3 million residents in Houston, Texas have been told to boil their water until at least Monday night or Tuesday morning, according to ABC13, thanks to a power outage that might have contaminated a water treatment plant. This means everyone needs to boil their water for 2–3 minutes "before drinking, cooking, bathing, and brushing… READ THE REST
The Beatle's 12th and final studio album, Let It Be, was released in 1970. But Formidable magazine says there is actually a 13th studio album, or at least one can be compiled from post-Beatles songs that were written before the band broke up. Beatles fans and music lovers in general, often fantasize about what the… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. The internet is a chaotic, weird, beautiful thing where you can find things from amazing infographics to fun news blurbs about what is clearly the prologue to a horror movie. When you're… READ THE REST