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This Batman Dance-Off Reveals Alfred Works Hard for the Money, Among Other Disturbing Bat-Secrets

You can sit here all you want and tell me that the Adam West-era <i>Batman</i> theme song isn’t fantastic, but you’d be lying. <i>Lying</i>, I say. The very good …

Dance Off

Here’s a Cool Trick That Lets You Take Amazing Night Photos Without a Tripod (VIDEO)

If you’ve ever tried to take to take a photo at night without a tripod you know the results can be very blurry or very noisy or, in most cases, both. …

Photography Tutorials

How Jurassic Park Became The Biggest Movie Of All Time

<i>This article was first published in Empire Magazine Issue #50 (August 1993).</i><p><b>It's big, it's made tons of bucks and it'll chew your head off if you</b> …

A Major Physics Experiment Just Detected A Particle That Shouldn't Exist

Scientists have produced the firmest evidence yet of so-called sterile neutrinos, mysterious particles that pass through matter without interacting …

Why Children Aren't Behaving, And What You Can Do About It

Childhood — and parenting — have radically changed in the past few decades, to the point where far more children today struggle to manage their behavior.<p>That's the argument Katherine Reynolds Lewis makes in her new parenting book, <i>The Good News About Bad Behavior.</i><p><i>"</i>We face a crisis of …

Parenting

An Intense Animation That Imagines What Might Have Happened During the Last 48 Hours of Pompeii

In 2009, the Australian digital animation studio Zero One created “A Day in Pompeii“, an incredibly intense visualization that recreated what may …

Google Doodle Premieres a 360° Animation Honoring Pioneering Filmmaker Georges Méliès

The very first ever VR-enabled and 360° video Google Doodle celebrates the legendary French filmmaker and illusionist Georges Méliès, a pioneer of …

Elon Musk Just Sent an Extraordinary Email to Tesla Employees

A detailed look at a new email from Elon Musk teaches some important lessons.<p>Tesla, the electric auto manufacturer led by Elon Musk,is getting ready to enter a new phase of activity as it ramps up production of its mass-market intended Model 3. In an email recently obtained by automotive website …

Tesla

How babies learn – and why robots can’t compete

If we could understand how the infant mind develops, it might help every child reach their full potential. But seeing them as learning machines is not the answer. By Alex Beard<p>Deb Roy and Rupal Patel pulled into their driveway on a fine July day in 2005 with the beaming smiles and sleep-deprived …

Robotics

People and Darkness of Wellington by Night

French photographer Cédric Ih has just released a new series where with great pleasure we find again the nocturnal atmosphere full of cinematographic …

The latest updates to Lightroom and Photoshop pack a punch

The recent updates from Adobe aren't about AI enhancements--instead, they focus on performance and workflow improvements. Here's a look at the …

How I Work: Chris Ware

A highlight of this year’s Offset festival, which took place in Dublin last weekend, was to hear artist Chris Ware in conversation with Eye magazine …

Film Review: ‘2018 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Animation’

Great animated shorts are like poems, and in some cases, they quite literally <i>are</i> poems — as is the case of three of this year’s Oscar nominees: the …

Animation

The Best Sci-Fi On Netflix Streaming

Being able to press a button and get a movie instantly sent to your TV is sort of the stuff of science fiction anyways, so it’s not surprising that …

Watch How Pixar Brought One of the Best Scenes in Wall-E to Life

Given how <i>Wall-E</i> largely focuses on robots that don’t communicate the way humans do, you might think you know what to expect from the script for …

Animation

How being smart can make your life harder

Being exceptionally smart does not always mean you will lead a successful life or make better decisions.<p>If ignorance is bliss, does it follow that intelligence is a curse? While having a high IQ has many upsides, it can also make people's life harder in significant ways.<p>Take a look at this video to …

Self-improvement

Using Apply Image on Layer Masks in Photoshop

Layer masks are one of the most useful tools in Photoshop, allowing the user to apply adjustments to an image selectively. Masking, however, can be …

This 32-Inch Philips Display with 99% Adobe RGB and HDR is Only $500

Philips has announced a new 32-inch professional monitor with HDR and 99% Adobe RGB coverage: the Philips Brilliance QHD LCD P-line 328P6AUBREB. The …

Tutorial: How to Make a Gimbal Hyperlapse Video

Hyperlapse is a variant of time-lapse where the camera moves between each shot in order to bring motion to the video sequence. The result is visually …

7 Cold Brew Coffee Makers That'll Pour You the Perfect Cup

These coffee makers will brew up your daily dose of caffeinated bliss<p>Even though it's winter, true coffee lovers can appreciate a smooth, rich cold brew any time of the year. But there's no reason to shell out $5 for a cup when you can just make it at home. Here's all it takes to create that …

7 Ways to Enhance Eyes in Photoshop

Here’s an in-depth 28-minute tutorial from the Photoshop Training Channel that will show you how to enhance and create amazing eyes in portrait …

Defining the look: How can cinematographers keep control of the look of their films?

<b>Can DOPs maintain control over the final look of the films that they work on in a world where so much emphasis is placed on shooting for the …

Foster Huntington’s stop-motion short of an 80s Californian skate off

Foster Huntington’s short <i>Pool Scum</i> is a stop-motion animation set in southern California in the mid ’80s. It’s set up and shot like an old Western …

Stop Motion

Vibrant and Cinematic Portrait Photography by Blake Jackson

<b>Blake Jackson</b> is a talented self-taught photographer and retoucher currently based in Denver, CO. Blake focuses on moody portraiture, he shoots …

The simple cult camera that inspired Instagram

A rudimentary plastic camera made in China in the 1980s became an iconic item – even influencing a certain photography app you probably have on your phone.<p>It looks like a scene from a Southern Gothic film.<p>The figure, dressed in a white shirt, stands at a lectern like a Bible Belt preacher, shining …

Adam Scott

Watch a Full Editing Project From Start to Finish With Commentary

Whether you are a full-time video editor or just occasionally edit some of your own projects like me, you have probably found yourself on Youtube at …

In Animated Short I Am Here, a Cosmic Search for Meaning Leads to a Most Unexpected Place

Eoin Duffy’s previous animated short followed the strange quest of a squirrel hunting for his missing scarf. His latest, <i>I Am Here</i>, follows another …

This tip will save you hours of color matching in photoshop

Here is a quick little tip that can save you hours and hours of color matching in photoshop. Surprisingly, it does not involve reviewing real colors …

Tutorials

A Stop Motion Animation About a Dad Running Away From His Past as a 1980s TV Hero Named ‘Pombo’

London animator Steve Warne has created “Pombo Loves You,” a beautiful stop motion animated short about a father who runs into problems while trying …

Animation

Moment ‘hostage-taker walked into bowling alley with sawn-off shotgun’

A four-hour hostage situation at a bowling alley ended in a flurry of blasts when police swooped to free two men from their shotgun-wielding …