Craig Staggs

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This breathtaking animated film retells the 1955 Le Mans disaster

In the history of racing disasters, the 1955 24 Hours of Le Mans tragedy still exists in a category of its own. Even today, it's difficult to believe …

Le Mans

The 50 best animated movies of all time, according to critics

But while Disney films rank high (and often) among the most critically acclaimed animated films of all time, the company is sporadically outranked on this list by movies from the likes of Warner Bros. and Studio Ghibli (Hayao Miyazaki's company).<p>To find out which animated films have received the …

Amazon Greenlights Half-Hour Toon ‘Undone’ from ‘BoJack’ Creatives

Amazon Studios is getting its first half-hour animated series, having greenlit Undone for a planned 2019 Prime premiere in over 200 countries and …

We studied thousands of anonymous posts about the Parkland attack — and found a conspiracy in the making

Forty-seven minutes after news broke of a high school shooting in Parkland, Fla., the posters on the anonymous chat board 8chan had devised a plan to bend the public narrative to their own designs: “Start looking for [Jewish] numerology and crisis actors.”<p>The voices from this dark corner of the …

Internet

The Early Animated Films

"Any idiot that wants to make a couple of thousand drawings for a hundred feet of film is welcome to join the club." -Winsor McCay<p>Popular lore has it …

Colored Smoke Grenades

Give your next photo shoot one of a kind aesthetics using these colored smoke grenades. Each grenade burns for roughly up to 120 seconds – releasing …

Rambo R1000XP Extreme Power Bike

If it’s power and stealth that you’re looking for, the Rambo R1000XP extreme power bike will deliver! It comes equipped with fat high traction tires …

Off-roading

Gorillaz Animated Series Set To Premiere In 2018

The main characters will be 2D-animated, but the series will incorporate mixed-media elements.The post Gorillaz Animated Series Set To Premiere In …

Fletcher Hanks: The Most Twisted Comic Book Artist of All Time

Strangely, Fletcher Hanks has become one of the most famous of unknown comic book artists. From 1939 to 1941, he created characters that hardly …

WG Grill

The Wolf and Grizzly Grill takes the grilling concept to the bare minimum thus ensuring simplicity, usability and portability. The thought put into …

Stainless Steel

The Best Animated Films of 2017 That Weren't Made by Pixar or Disney

From high school trauma to epic biopics, here are 2017's best indie 'toons.<p>Disney bought Pixar in 2006. Since 2007, the only year Disney or Pixar hasn't won the Academy of Film Arts and Science’s Best Animated Feature Award was 2001—the one year neither production company had released an eligible …

Animation

Stackable Water And Food Containers

These stackable water and food containers are ideal for maximizing limited storage during disaster relief. The containers are crafted from durable …

Shopping

The Ten Best Episodes of Animated Television This Year

From long-running series like 'South Park' and 'Archer' to new kids on the block like Netflix's 'Big Mouth.'<p>Cartoons aren't just for Saturday morning any longer—they're for every day of the week. Like space aliens? There's a cartoon for you. Interested in the crossroads between high fashion and …

THE BEST CREATIVITY QUOTES EVER: 310 CREATIVITY QUOTES THAT WILL BOOST YOUR WORK AND LIFE

Art, freedom and creativity will change society faster than politics. Victor Pinchuk<p>You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. …

‘Loving Vincent’ Passes $20 Million at Worldwide Box Office

The winner at Saturday night’s European Film Awards of the best European Animated Feature Film Award, Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman’s “Loving …

Animation

Holiday 2017: Gifts for the Indie Animator

From hands-on tools and supplies to digital software and cutting-edge AI games, the AWN 2017 Holiday Gift Guide has everything you need for your …

Coleman Off-Road Go-Kart

You know Coleman for their outdoor gear, but this piece of kit is not the cooler or lantern you might be thinking of. The KT196 go-kart might be …

2017 Award Season Screenplay Downloads — 1 New Script, 22 Total!

Update: 2017 Award Season Screenplay Downloads — 1 New Script, 22 Total!<p><i>Get these PDFs now before the links disappear.</i><p>Hollywood studios and …

Screenwriting

Notes by Dr. Optoglass: Stereoscopy - Understanding Depth

<b>Topics Covered:</b><p>Depth and Depth Cues<br>• Monocular and Binocular Vision<p>And so if your inclination is to champion lost causes, the case of stereo …

Batman Battles Jack the Ripper in New R-Rated Animated Film

The Dark Knight is back in a new animated film set in the 19th century and where he’s up against the murderous Jack the Ripper. <i>Batman: Gotham by</i> …

The 72 Hour Survival Kit

Increase your chances of getting through an emergency situation with this 72 hour survival kit. Assembled by survival experts, this compact pack …

The Hidden History of Trump’s First Trip to Moscow

In 1987, a young real estate developer traveled to the Soviet Union. The KGB almost certainly made the trip happen.<p>It was 1984 and General Vladimir Alexandrovich Kryuchkov had a problem. The general occupied one of the KGB’s most exalted posts. He was head of the First Chief Directorate, the …

Russia

Multifunctional Grappling Hook And Claw

This multifunctional grappling hook and claw is a tool no serious outdoorsman should be without. Crafted from stainless steel, this 2-in-1 tool can …

Adventure Tape

Adventure tape is flexible, strong, and reusable – acting like Duct Tape on steroids. It is waterproof and creates an incredibly strong bond when …

18 Best Animated Movies Ever According To Rotten Tomatoes

by Veronica Vivona<p>– on<p>in Lists<p>Animated films have their own category at the Oscars for a reason. They are unique and unlike any other type of movie. …

Women in Animation Present Short Films at Animation Is Film Festival 2017

Women in Animation (WIA) has announced that a showcase of short films created by female animators from around the world will screen at the Animation …

Electric Water Go-Kart

Turn a quiet day on the lake into a heart-pumping thrill ride by hopping aboard this electric water go-kart. This compact little one-seater features …

Go-karts

CrossHelmet Smart Motorcycle Helmet

Price: $1399+ | Pledge | LinkA motorcycle helmet with a heads-up display. Together with an app, it lets you see navigation data, the view from its …

The VFX Video for Game of Thrones' Loot Train Attack Is Almost Better Than the Finished Product

The Loot Train Attack in episode four of this season of <i>Game of Thrones</i> was undoubtedly one of the season’s highlights. We already knew it was an …