The Apple Incident is a short animation by Kunio Kato about a gloomy city that is affected by some surreal happenings. One day, gigantic apples begin raining down from the sky. When the humans decide to eat them, they grow apples out of their heads. The eerie ambient music combined with the apples slowly drifting down from the heavans makes me think of a UFO invasion, but in the form of giant fruits. I have to admit, these mysterious apples spooked me!
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
When news of Hayao Miyazaki's upcoming retirement hit the internet, young and old animation fans felt pangs of sorrow as the curtains began to close on the acclaimed director's career. With a copious amount of classics under his belt- including Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, and Howl's Moving Castle– Miyazaki isn't just one of the most famous names in Japanese animation… READ THE REST
Watch Jordan Durrenberger's recreation of the Battle of Verdun in Lego: nearly seven brick-pounding minutes of stop-motion animation. It's extraordinarily well-made and edited, from artillery batteries and machine gun enfilades to hand-to-hand combat in the muck. There's no outright gore, but the combination of the goofy minifigs and brutal trench-warfare violence is really something. And… 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