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Video Illustrations of "The Twelve Rules of Animation"

Spot the ones that overlap with industrial design sketching & animations<p>Of the many technical skills an industrial designer must master, the first is …

Project-based learning and creative writing - Innovation: Education

The play’s the (learning) thing<p>Also the musical film and the series of novels. Stay with us on this.<p>In the 2nd of our three-part series looking at …

Creative Writing

Top 10 Ways to Teach Yourself to Code

Programming is one of the most valuable skills you can pick up in these modern times, whether for career prospects or to stretch your brain and …

The Psychology of Flow: What Game Design Reveals about the Deliberate Tensions of Great Writing

A full creative life requires equally that we cultivate a capacity for boredom, as legendary psychoanalyst Adam Phillips asserted, and learn to welcome rather than avoid difficulty, as Nietzsche believed. Great stories, like great life-stories, are woven of the same interplay between fertile ennui …

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Music video by AC/DC performing Thunderstruck. (C) 1991 J.<p>See more<p>The Five Minute Journal<p>This is a Toronto Startup. They launched in The Five Minute …

Two Minute Timelapse Captures 75 Hours of Intense Illustration

Watch Guillaume Cornet draw Paris in seconds with Society6’s new stop-motion.<p>75 hours of Guillaume Cornet’s meticulous illustration process gets condensed down into two colorful minutes in in Society6’s new stop-motion timelapse. The video goes behind the scenes of the creation of <i>Parisian</i> …

Everything You Need to Know About Israel's Elections

When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for early elections in December, amid opposition within his coalition government, he was poised to …

23 Huge Facts About The Big Lebowski

You’re a Lebowski. I’m a Lebowski. These days, pretty much everybody loves <i>The Big Lebowski</i>. But it wasn’t always the case. Since its initial release …

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Delightfully Dreamlike Surreal Paintings That Combine Realism and Illusion

Artist Rob Gonsalves uses a combination of realism and illusion to dreamlike effect in his wonderfully surreal paintings. Gonsalves is inspired in …

The Quokka is the Latest Selfie Quirk

<i>Image: instagram.com</i><p>This will no doubt shock anyone reading this, but there's a new and goofy trend that's cropped up on the internet. More …

Here's what happened when Bogota decided to let graffiti artists do their thing

Most major cities in the world frown on graffiti. Authorities penalize taggers with jail time or hefty fines. Colombia's capital city is taking a …

Vince Vaughn and Co-stars Pose for Idiotic Stock Photos You Can Have for Free

Stock photos have a bad rap. They're campy and cheesy and the butt of plenty of jokes. But what's great about them is they're often the catalyst for …

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Collage/Comic App-tivities<p>Collage and Comic creation App-tivities across the Curriculum. The apps shared can be used PreK-12 and beyond. Here are a …

How To Write Your First Pain Letter

A Pain Letter is a new-millennium alternative to a cover letter. It’s a letter. It has black or blue ink on a white page, but that’s about all that a Pain Letter has in common with a cover letter.<p>When you send a cover letter with a resume into some kind of faceless Black Hole recruiting pit, you …

Egyptian Chronicles

Last Thursday internationally renowned graffiti and visual British artist Banksy revealed his latest artworks in Gaza, Palestine. Oh Yes Banksy was …

The World's Most Dangerous Sword

Two men demonstrate the combat skills (and balls) required to wield the Urumi, a deadly Indian weapon which combines properties of a sword and a …

Hamlet review – breathtaking

Last March, invited to take arms against the Shakespeare scholar Michael Dobson in these pages, I found myself holding the short straw. To the question “Is Hamlet staged too often?” I was to answer “Yes!” This devil’s advocacy was enormous fun, but Michael, of course, had right on his side. His …

Suggestions to High-School Students for Reading Shakespeare -- Part 2

<b>Preparing to Read Shakespeare</b><p>Just as athletes briefly commune with themselves before an event, so we should also compose ourselves for a moment before reading Shakespeare. Take leave of the world for a while and have it fend for itself. It got on without us before we were born, and will doubtless …

The 10 Smartest (and the Dumbest) Presidents in America’s History

It is not unreasonable to expect the “Leader of the Free World” to be a pretty smart cookie. After all, as Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces, …

Poetic NASA Visualization Shows How Everything Is Connected

On Earth, there couldn’t be a bigger difference between the Amazon rainforest and the African Sahara. The latter is a brown streak of wasteland; the former, green and teeming with life. Polar opposites though they may be, the Amazon and the Sahara have a symbiotic relationship: the nutrients of …

7 Apps to Make You Happier | Inc.com

The things you can accomplish with an app these days are truly impressive. With a couple of taps on your smartphone, a taxi will pull up at your door, a tasty dinner appear on your table, or your dirty socks transform into neatly folded clean laundry. These feats can mightily improve your quality …

The Most Important Part of Storytelling

A Dash of Style: The Art and Mastery of Punctuation<p>by Noah Lukeman<p>Adventures in the Screen Trade<p>by William Goldman<p>APE: Author, Publisher, …

'A Girl In a Band' - The Seven Stages of Kim Gordon

To celebrate the release of Kim Gordon's autobiography—out next week—we break down her life into seven stages.<p>All hail Kim Gordon. Rock star, artist, fashion designer, and now author, the co-founder of Sonic Youth has penned one of 2015’s must-read books, which is now available to everyone, …

I Tried To Design The Perfect Night’s Sleep. Here’s What Happened

Sleep tracking wearables, smart alarms, and fancy light bulbs are the future of a good night’s rest. But how much can they achieve?<p>I have one goal in life: to achieve the perfect sleep. I’m neither a morning person nor a night owl. I go to bed early; I wake up late. Each morning I invariably engage …

Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

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From Design to Street Art, 5 Looks Inside Great Creators' Notebooks

<i>A round-up of intimate drawings from Meriwether Lewis, Milton Glaser, Stefan Sagmeister, and other bright minds</i><p>The nature and origin of creativity is the subject of many a theory. But, rather than theorizing about it, wouldn't it be great if we could just lift the lid of a great creative mind and …

The Fine Art of Ambiguous Writing

The author Reif Larsen says Joseph Conrad and Anselm Kiefer taught him how to practice omission without infuriating his readers.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature.</b> <b>See entries from Jonathan Franzen, Amy Tan, Khaled Hosseini, and</b> …

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Kids in India Are Sparking Urban Planning Changes by Mapping SlumsEvery kid likes to draw

<i>Every kid likes to draw. But in India, young people living in slums are using their sketching skills to spur urban change.</i><p><i>As part of a broader civic campaign centered on “child clubs,” groups of children are creating detailed “social maps” of their marginalized neighborhoods to voice their concerns about public space, as first reported in Citiscope, a CityLab partner site.</i><p><i>Since 2011, UNICEF has been encouraging kids to use mobile technology and open data to map environmental and health issues</i> …

How Designers Built The World Of “The Grand Budapest Hotel” By Hand

Anderson’s avoidance of CGI and freakish devotion to handmade, old-fashioned production design lends his latest epic its fantastical charm.<p>In his Oscar-nominated 2014 film <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel,</i> Wes Anderson didn’t just tell a story-within-a-story about murder, purple-suited lobby boys, and …

Iran (Sabrina) | 100 Years of Beauty - Ep 3 | Cut

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