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Why Netflix continues to not care about ratings

Netflix's Ted Sarandos on expanding the company's programming plans<p>In an unsurprising turn of events, Ted Sarandos, Netflix's chief content officer, started his annual press event at the summer Television Critics Association (TCA) Press Tour by talking about how useless ratings are to the streaming …

New Surreal Flying Houses Tell Fascinating Stories

Photographer Laurent Chhre continues his <i>Flying Houses</i> series with more surreal photos of buildings flying in mid-air. While his first set didn't have any obvious signs of people living in the homes, the new works show fascinating details of both animals and people either bursting out of or …

Art

Kenji Ekuan, industrial designer of bullet trains and soy bottles, dies

85 year old designer designed iconic objects including the Kikkoman soy sauce bottle, Yamaha motorcycles and a Komachi bullet train<p>Japanese industrial designer Kenji Ekuan, whose works ranged from a bullet train to the red-capped Kikkoman soy sauce dispenser as familiar as the classic Coca-Cola …

This Futuristic Desert City Is Designed For Self-Sufficient, Communal Living

If you lived here, you’d never have to leave. Given that you’d be in the middle of a desert, that’s probably a good thing.<p>Masdar City—Abu Dhabi’s $18 billion experiment in planning a city from the ground up—was designed to be the world’s first large-scale carbon-neutral development. It’s results …

Architecture

Designers Works Over Ten Years to Complete Gorgeous Grand Piano of the Future

Hungarian pianist Gergely Bognyi recently gave the classic grand piano a makeover with a futuristic twist. The Bognyi Piano presents a sleek two-leg design that looks like a sideways “V” in profile. The streamlined style offers practical benefits: Supporting the piano with two legs instead of three …

Piano

How to Repair an Old Torn Photo in Photoshop

The results of this episode will absolutely astound you! Learn how to completely repair an old torn photo in Photoshop!

Tutorials

How To Use Blend Modes To Totally Revamp Your Photography | Brilliant Work From Jimmy McIntyre

He says, as a closing statement, that he hopes this tutorial has inspired you to explore blend modes more. He, is Jimmy McIntyre, and he needn’t …

Photoshop Tutorials

Yoga Joes: Plastic Green Soldiers Practicing Yoga | Colossal

<p>We’ve seen plenty of modern takes on classic green army guys as of late, from skateboarders and surfers over at Toy Boarders, to an array of plastic …

Constantine to battle Papa Midnite in NBC's TV pilot?

Matt Ryan’s (<b>The Tudors</b>, <b>Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior</b>) John Constantine looks set to come up against fan-favourite villain Papa Midnite in NBC’s …

Counterpoint: The Avengers and the Serialization of Franchise Films

<b>Ryan Maloney offers a counterpoint to the argument that the serialization of franchise films is killing the blockbuster…</b><p>With the global success of …

Clever Illustrations Show the Origin of Superheroes and Villains

Las Vegas illustration team Ninjabot has created some fantastic illustrations that show the origin of some of our favorite superheroes and villains. The series of art prints will ask you to take a trip down memory lane as you remember how your childhood heroes all came to be.<p>As Ninjabot states, …

Las Vegas

10 Minutes of Live-Action Patlabor's Press Conference Posted

Main cast, chief director Mamoru Oshii stand alongside 8-meter Ingram robot in video<p>Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web news site posted a 10-minute video …

Interesting Photo of The Day: Astronaut in Orbit 175 Miles Above Earth (Untethered)

Maybe it’s the vastness or, perhaps, the element of the unknown, but space is a mesmerizing place. As we explore it and learn more about space, the …

Taiwan

Metronic Pro – Technological Sans Serif Font Family by Mostardesign

Metronic Pro Type Family.<p><b>Metronic Pro</b> is a modern sans serif font family created in 2013 by type designer Olivier Gourvat (Font Publisher: …

Typography

A Beatifully Smart and Simple Sweeper and Dustpan by Jan Kochanski - The Fox Is Black

I love this dustpan and brush by Polish product designer Jan Kochanski. Perfectly simple, it presents a fantastic solution to the dustpan’s function; …

The Maniacal Street Art of Mr. Thoms | Colossal

<p>Rome-based artist Mr. Thoms has worn just about every creative hat imaginable from writer, painter and sculptor, to graphic designer, cartoonist, …

Stunning Illustrations by Mojo Wang

Creative Illustrations.<p>Mojo Wang is a senior desginer and freelance illustrator based in Shanghai, China. Below you can find a small selection of his …

Digital Art

Excellent Collection of Blade Runner Artworks

Blade Runner it's considered one of the top science fictions movies ever made and the father of the future noir movie genre. Almost 31 years after …

The boy who grew up in North Korea's labour camp 14

Shin Dong-hyuk was born in a North Korean punishment camp, where he endured appalling brutalities until he escaped, aged 23. Now his story is told in a harrowing documentary<p>Documentary-makers generally tackle torture at a distance. Joshua Oppenheimer's The Act of Killing, for instance, introduced …

Xbox One's HDMI input lets you play PS4/Wii U games through Microsoft's console

One important feature of the Xbox One is the ability to "pin" any two apps to the screen, letting you Skype while you play Madden or use Internet …

New Mortal Kombat: Legacy Season II trailer released

Ahead of its online release later this month, Machinima and Warner Bros. Digital Distribution have dropped a new trailer for <b>Mortal Kombat: Legacy II</b>, …