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Kevin Weir’s Fantastically Bizarre Historical GIFs

Bringing life to the old, black and white photograph, Kevin Weir'd historical GIFs are a must-see.<p>As cinemagraph GIFs take over the internet, graphic …

This Art Installation Turns You Into A Dancing Stick Figure

Klaus Obermaier is an Austrian interactive and video artist currently holding a workshop at Roman’s Babes-Bloyai University in Cluj-Napoca. His description of his latest work, Ego is ponderous, talking about “the formation of the Ego via the process of objectification” and “the tension between the …

Finally, there is an Award for Excellence in GIFS

How did it take so long for this to exist?<p>Image courtesy of thegifys.com<p>The .GIFYS are the internet's premier award for GIF excellence. It may seem strange to honor something that's rarely more than a few low-res video stills, but you'd have to be a heartless sack of garbage to not love these …

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The 11 best Maya plugins

If you're new to Maya, or working on a Maya-based project and need a little help, there's plenty of plugins out there that may be able to assist. …

70 best free fonts for designers

Free fonts: quick links<p>In this freshly updated free fonts for designers post, we bring you the world's best free fonts. We've filtered out the jewels …

Typography

Bjork's next music video is made for virtual reality

Let's say for a moment that the experimental Oculus VR movies that came out of Sundance didn't do anything for you, but that Icelandic songwriters totally float your boat. You're in luck because Björk's upcoming video for "Stonemilker" will be available for Oculus Rift, according to an interview …

Samsung To Offer An Oculus-Powered Gear VR For Galaxy S6 And S6 Edge

Samsung continues investing in the future of mobile virtual reality, with a brand new version of Gear VR designed specifically to work with the new Galaxy S6 and S6 edge smartphones. The Gear VR still carries the ‘Innovator Edition’ tag that means it’s aimed primarily at bleeding edge tech …

This Week in GameTech - Valve Enters VR; Net Neutrality Begins; Nvidia Faces Lawsuit

Join us every Sunday as we revisit the best hardware and technology stories from the past seven days. This week, Valve gets ready to dive into virtual reality, Net Neutrality goes into effect, and Nvidia responds to recent allegations of misleading consumers.<p>Valve and HTC have revealed a new …

Ready Player One

[Project Files] Smoke Loop

[Project Files] Smoke Loop<p>by<p>1 Attachment<p>Smoke_Project.zip <i>600 KB</i><p>Like? 1,128 likes<p>Bucket<p>Views 38,338 …

Dot Inversion

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What Were The Earliest Foreign Animated Films Shown in Japanese Cinemas?

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> For the next few Saturdays we are posting a special series of intriguing historical essays on aspects of early animation in Japan. I …

Animation

New Spectacular Moleskine Doodles That Explode with Energy

A lot has changed in a year and a half, or when we last featured the work of Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes. Take a look at his website, called Sketchy Stories, and you'll see a chart filled with logos of the companies he's worked with which include Nike, Ford and Mazda. On Facebook …

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Lose Yourself in the Eerie GIFs of DarkAngelØne

Fabrics and textures come to life in these surreal animated portraits.<p><i>This article originally appeared on The Creators Project Netherlands.</i><p>When I was young, someone once told me that different materials could convey different emotions. In his new series, <i>poison</i>, DarkAngelØne proves that the adage …

It's settled: How to pronounce 'GIF'

<b>(CNN) —</b> We can't settle iPhone vs. Android or "Star Wars" vs. "Star Trek" for you. But we can settle another long-running geek debate:<p>Those short, animated loops that have captivated the Web for decades? They're pronounced like a brand of peanut butter.<p>Steve Wilhite created the Graphics Interchange …

Star Trek

How to Use GIFs to Teach Computers About Emotions

Deep in the bowels of the avant-garde, glass and metal MIT Media Lab, graduate student Kevin Hu is making faces into an ornate mirror.<p>He opens his …

These Amazing Gifs Turn Letters of the Alphabet Into Living, Breathing Buildings

Who knew so much was happening inside a "D"?<p>If the monks who crafted illuminated manuscripts had access to gif technology, then surely they would have dreamed up something like this.<p>German graphic designer Florian Schommer turned the letters of the word "deep blue" into these gorgeous gifs …