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Will Self: Are humans evolving beyond the need to tell stories?

Neuroscientists who insist technology is changing our brains may have it wrong. What if we are switching from books to digital entertainment because of a change in our need to communicate?<p>A few years ago I gave a lecture in Oxford that was reprinted in the Guardian under the heading: “The novel is …

Cognition

10 Learnings from 10 Years of Brain Pickings

Fluid reflections on keeping a solid center.<p>I remember my first awareness of mortality as a child in Bulgaria. I was nine and my father was relaying an anecdote from his youth. I asked him when it had taken place. With unconcerned casualness, he replied: <i>“About a decade ago.”</i> I was astonished that …

Creativity

Astounding colorized photos reveal the faces and fashions of Ellis Island immigrants

Ellis Island immigrants, in color<p>The faces that became America, colorized<p>1906<p>These photographs show a tiny handful of the more than 12 million …

All Things Fall

Some scientists fear superintelligent machines could pose a threat to humanity | The Washington Post

Published on December 27, 2015<p>The world’s spookiest philosopher is Nick Bostrom, a thin, soft-spoken Swede. Of all the people worried about runaway artificial intelligence, and Killer Robots, and the possibility of a technological doomsday, Bostrom conjures the most extreme scenarios. In his mind, …

Pascal Blais- THE INCAL

BROTRON The Art of Greg Brotherton

How to Create a Custom Color Profile for Your Camera

Creating a color profile for your camera is the single best way to ensure color accuracy and consistency under differing light sources and between …

Step by Step: Chimera vs. Bellerophon, part 2

Heyho Jungle,<br>step by step - part two of this monster project by <i>Roman.</i><br>This article will be seperated in two parts as posting it in one load it would …

Step by Step: Chimera vs. Bellerophon, part 1

Heyho Jungle,<br>time for another step by step by - well, once again - <i>Roman.</i><br>This article will be seperated in two parts as posting it in one load it …

Step by Step: Narok

Good Morning Jungle,<br>today <i>Roman</i> is up for another article of one of his recently finished models.<br>Let's see what he has to tell ... …

Sculptures and art dolls by Dima RV

<b>Italiano</b><p>Che combinazioni di texture, fibre, forme, proporzioni…<br>Guardo i dettagli, osservo tutte le piccole parti che le compongono… Che …

Visual Effects: How Matte Paintings are Composited into Film

Matte paintings are one of the original VFX techniques used in filmmaking. Originally used in photography, matte paintings have evolved from painted …

The Iron Giant: The 1968 Classic Celebrating Humanity’s Capacity for Harmony, Reimagined in Gorgeous Illustrations by Artist Laura Carlin

A parable of peace, a love letter to the cosmos, and a reminder of the vulnerable and vivacious humanity that unites us beneath our surface squabbles.<p><i>“The Iron Giant came to the top of the cliff. How far had he walked? Nobody knows. Where had he come from? Nobody knows. How was he made? Nobody</i> …

Literature

Fernando Rosas

MINION FACTORY

The madness continues.<p>Posted by<p>Phil Postma at<p>4:40 AM No comments:<p>Labels: BOOK OF WEIRD<p>ANDROID ATTACK!<p>ANDROID ATTACK!<p>ANDROID ATTACK!<p>MUG OF FOOT …

Dude Builds Flamethrowing Organ: Blows Minds

What happens when you take eight tons of hulking steel and rig it with flame throwers, explosives and midi keyboards?<p>Dutch "chemo acoustic" artist Bastiaan Maris calls it the “Crack Pipe Orchestra,” but this explosive-rigged instrument is better-known as the “Fire Organ”.<p>The 12-meter-high organ …

Super Heroes Alphabet

Illustrator Simon Koay, based in Autralia, created an original and well-thought alphabet, in which every letter matches with the first of superhero …

The Fascinating Story Behind The Cinema At The End Of The World

Hidden amongst the remote sand dunes of the Egyptian coast of Sharm El Sheikh lies a rather intriguing find. It's long lost Egyptian city, haunted …

Johnny Shumate

Osprey

Sextape: Hours and hours of awesome music from ‘70s porn films

I’ve blogged before about the French music producer known only as Drixxxe who makes these pretty spectacular mixes of songs from ‘70s softcore porn-y …

Time I

2-Year-Old Learns Hamlet's Soliloquy From Shakespearean Actor

A few years back, Shakespearean (and Emmy Award-winning) actor Brian Cox spent some time teaching then 2-year-old Theo the famous soliloquy from …

Hamlet

An Introductory Explanation to the Concept of Spacetime

In the latest episode of <i>PBS Space Time</i>, host Gabe Perez-Giz gives an introductory explanation to the concept of spacetime. Perez-Giz uses simple …

The Inverted Architecture and Gravity-Defying Worlds of Cinta Vidal | Colossal

<p>In her latest series of paintings, Barcelona-based artist and illustrator Cinta Vidal Agulló defies gravity and architectural conventions to create …

Art