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Nintendo Power Glove Hacked for Stop-Motion Animation Work

Robot Chicken animator Dillon Markey found a way to incorporate a little piece of his childhood nostalgia into his grown-up life by hacking a Nintendo Power Glove to turn it into a stop-motion animation tool. In “Playing with Power,” a terrific video by Ava Benjamin (WARNING: Video contains brief …

Why Co-Bots Will Be a Huge Innovation and Growth Driver for Robotics Industry

Image: ABBYuMi, a collaborative robot developed by ABB. <i>This is a guest post. The views expressed here are solely those of the author and do not</i> …

Robotics

Patrick Klepek's Top 10 Games of 2015

Scientists Reveal The Secret To Create Long-Lasting Memories

Have you ever struggled with a missing memory you’d like to recall but can’t seem to–the title of a book or name of an actor, for example?<p>Memory …

The Brain

Birdman – An Interview with Steadicam Operator Chris Haarhoff - Sound & Picture

If you’ve already seen the Alejandro G. Iñárritu film where Michael Keaton plays Riggan, an actor struggling to mount a Broadway show, you might …

Here’s What Edgar Allan Poe Wrote About the Birth of Photography in 1840

Did you know that when the daguerreotype was announced back in 1839, one of the people who wrote about the new groundbreaking technology was the …

The cinematographer behind some of the most beautiful movies of all time gives his 3 favorites

As a 12-time Oscar nominee for his cinematography, he was behind the visuals of such classics as "The Shawshank Redemption," "Fargo," "A Beautiful Mind," and "Skyfall," to name a few.<p>His latest project, "Sicario" (in theaters October 2), continues his top-flight work as he takes us across the …

John F. Nash

12 Crucial Questions To Ask Before You Light Your Set

Cinematic images require preparation. In this video Ryan E. Walters covers the 12 crucial questions to ask before you begin lighting your set.

Video: A Primer on Color Spaces and Having a Color-Managed Photo Workflow

For some photographers, no term strikes more fear into one’s heart than “Color Spaces.” The idea that different devices, along with our eyes, …

The Myth of Talent

“I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent. Curiosity, obsession, and dogged endurance, combined with self-criticism, have brought …

Owe

Cine Lens Teardown Comparison: Zeiss 85mm CP.2 T2.1 and Rokinon Xeen 85mm T1.5

I was pretty excited when I first heard about the Rokinon Xeen line of Cinema lenses. For several years now, Samyang / Rokinon photography lenses …

Cinematography

Christopher Nolan Shares DIY Shooting Tricks of His No-Budget First Film, 'Following'

Director Christopher Nolan is best known for <i>The Dark Knight</i> trilogy of blockbusters, and a film with a sound so powerful it's been replicated in many …

129 Of The Most Beautiful Shots In Movie History

A visual essay on spectacular cinematography.<p>H/T cinematicpaintings.com, this Reddit thread, and this other Reddit thread.

Kaizen: Get a Little Better Each Day | The Art of Manliness

It’s happened to all of us.<p>You have a “come to Jesus” moment and decide you need to make changes in your life. Maybe you need to drop a few pounds …

Self-improvement

The story of the invention that could revolutionize batteries—and maybe American manufacturing as well

The world has been clamoring for a super-battery.<p>Since about 2010, a critical mass of national leaders, policy professionals, scientists, entrepreneurs, thinkers and writers have all but demanded a transformation of the humble lithium-ion cell. Only batteries that can store a lot more energy for a …

Lithium Ion

'If I burn out, I burn out': meet Taylor Wilson, nuclear boy genius

He fused the atom at 14, has advised the US government on counter-terrorism and plans to beat cancer – and he’s still only 21. What scares Taylor Wilson? Asking a girl for her number ...<p>Taylor Wilson has a Geiger counter watch on his wrist, a sleek, sporty-looking thing that sounds an alert in …

Nuclear Energy

Watch: The Geometry of Akira Kurosawa: A Video Essay

It’s not always easy to determine why some parts of an artistic piece, be it a chapter in a novel, a verse in a song, or a scene in a film, <i>work</i> for …

Akira Kurosawa

Prime minister wants Japan to learn from Silicon Valley

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gave California's governor a hint of what it would be like inside a Japanese-made bullet train Thursday, displaying a train simulator for Gov. Jerry Brown during a meeting in San Francisco.<p>The Japanese leader also took time to check out tech innovations and lend …

Silicon Valley

10 Films That Can Teach You Everything You Need To Know About Cinematography

6. Pulp Fiction (1994)<p><b>What it can teach you about: Camera Positioning</b><p>Pulp Fiction is told from the point of view of a variety of different …

Behold: Portraits of Talent - Photographs and text by Peter Van Der Heyden | LensCulture

“Behold” is about with my fascination with the public image, particularly expectations and confirmation.<p>Exceptionally talented people in their twenties are the subject of my series. I photographed them in their home or in a favorite place of their choosing. My goal is to invite the viewer to think …

A Time-Lapse of the World’s Largest Salt Flat, Where the Earth Reflects the Sky

Time-lapse photographer Enrique Pacheco shot this beautiful time-lapse at Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia, the world’s largest salt flat. The …

How to Make a Work Bench | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editors note: This is a guest post by Ethan Hagan from One Project Closer.</i><p><b>A Quick Intro</b><p>In the video, I share that you’re about to learn how to make …

Woodworking

How to Do a Kettlebell Swing | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Pavel Tsatsouline.</i><p>The kettlebell swing is the Russian army knife of exercises. What else do you call an …

CrossFit

Famous Men Who Rode Motorcycles | The Art of Manliness

Few things have captured the passion, the sometimes obsession, of men like the motorcycle. There’s no mystery as to why this is. Motorcycles …

Motorcycles

The Worlds First Hyperlapse, Shot in 1995 on a Bolex 16mm Film Camera

Hyperlapses, or timelapses with the camera traveling great distances, have become all the rage these days, but have you ever wondered how far back …

How to Whistle With Your Fingers | The Art of Manliness

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve wanted to know how to give a commanding whistle with my fingers in my mouth. You know. The kind you see people give in …

Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez Has Some Encouraging Advice for Creative People

Failure has been key to Robert Rodriguez's success.<p>Rodriguez, a filmmaker who's now chairman of his own cable TV network, El Rey, said some of his …

Advertising Industry

Smartphones could be charged in 60 seconds with new battery

An iPhone 6 takes around two hours to charge but could be full of power in a minute if fitted with a new aluminium battery<p>Smartphones could be charged in less than one minute after scientists at Stanford University invented an aluminium battery so powerful it could revolutionise the industry.<p>The …