In NabelFabel (1984), Mara Mattuschka, an Austrian avant-garde filmmaker, contorts her face by stretching nylon tights over her head. She struggles and writhes around as if she's fighting with the tights. The film is edited in a way that accentuates the distortion of the act, adding to the horror of it all. I love all the strange faces that she's able to create through this simple technique of wrapping transparent fabric around herself.
Mog's workshop offers instructions on how to make your own Cyberpunk Book Nook— a miniature diorama slotted into your bookshelf. A little frustrated about not being able to play Cyberpunk 2077 without it self-destructing, so I made a Cyberpunk book nook instead :D Here's another, by Techarge: Previously at BB: Building a D&D Book Nook. READ THE REST
For all of the memes circulating about NFTs, of which there are and should be several, one of the funniest claims is that a screenshot of the art unravels the entire concept. "If someone snaps a photo of your precious NFT," critics will say, "then you essentially paid thousands for nothing." The sentence is obviously… READ THE REST
In this video, Philip Dyer compares the prompted output of three popular AI image generators: Dall-E Mini, Midjourney, and Dall-E 2. Dyer's interest is photonormative output, but it goes places and you get the picture. I pit these 3 AI image generators against each other to see which reigns supreme. Spoiler alert: DALL-E 2 wins.… READ THE REST
Maybe you're stuck on what to buy the kid who has everything, or you'd like to get somebody an incredibly unique gift. Don't bother buying yet another Lego set, doll, or video game for them. Instead, you can get them a toy that allows them to, well, just keep creating more toys! Of course, we're talking… READ THE REST
From your daughter's first trip to Disneyland to that epic fried chicken dish your favorite restaurant served you last weekend, you like to capture every precious moment of your life on your phone. And when you combine all those photos with the many different files you've saved on your devices, you've got a pretty hefty amount of data on… READ THE REST
For years coffee experts have recommended pourover as the best way to make coffee at home. But now, thanks to an ingenious design that was recently perfected, the traditional pourover has some serious competition. If you're the kind of person who thinks life is too short for bad coffee, say hello to the all-new VacOne… READ THE REST