Lucy Nelson

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A Look at the Differences Between the Animated ‘Akira’ Film and the Manga

Michael Truly and Casey Redmon of CineFix recently teamed up with Tom Pinchuk of AnimeVice to take a look at the differences between the animated …

‘Hey, Dude. Hey Man.’, A Short Film About Two Men Literally Trapped in a Conversation by a Mysterious Force Field

“Hey, Dude. Hey Man.” is a short film about a dude and a man literally trapped in a conversation by a mysterious force field. The film was directed …

Finding the right games to play during the worst time in your life

Gaming can be an effective, even empowering escape for people of all ages undergoing cancer treatment — but how do you find the right types of games to play to get away?<p>That was the subject of a SXSW panel titled Surviving Cancer with Games and Community, which discussed the power of interactive …

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The Arsenic-Proof People of the Andes

Researchers studied the first human population that can digest the king of poisons.<p>​They call arsenic the Poison of Kings and the King of Poison, but like any king, some people evade your reign. For arsenic, those people live beyond its poisonous grasp up in the Andes mountains. They're the first …

Brownie Bottom Ice Cream Cake

This Brownie Bottom Ice Cream Cake is perfect for summer days or birthdays! Everyone will love it!<p>My kids are fairly jaded when it comes to desserts. …

This Groundbreaking Fashion Show Featured Models with Disabilities

Including the first male amputee to ever walk the NYFW runway.<p>Fashion Week has drawn criticism in the past for its lack of diversity on the runway, and this year, it seems the people in charge have heard you loud and clear.<p>Last week, Jamie Brewer became the first woman with Down Syndrome to strut …

Fashion Week

The Geometry of a Movie Scene

If you can't afford film school, Tony Zhou's online video series <i>Every Frame a Painting</i> is a good place to start for free.<p>Zhou presents brief …

Thomas Dolby Explains How a Synthesizer Works on a Jim Henson Kids Show (1989)

We've all heard the musical fruits of audio synthesis, especially if we regularly listen to the pop of the 1980s. But how, exactly, does a …

11 Problems Music Can Solve

Music is a splendid thing. It can cheer you up when you're sad, make you dance like a fool, and allow you to drown out the world when you need to. …

13 Titles Inspired by Shakespeare Phrases

<i>In honor of William Shakespeare’s birthday tomorrow, we’ve teamed up with Uncommon Goods to create a printable party kit to celebrate the Bard! (Oh,</i> …

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

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A Compilation of Recognizable Instrumental Songs That People Often Have Trouble Naming

“79 Instrumental songs everyone knows, but no one knows the name of” is a two-part video series that features clips of recognizable instrumental …

Meet The Former Pastor Who Spent A Year Living As An Atheist: ‘I Don’t Think God Exists’

Religion is always quite the touchy issue to bring up, I think mostly because faith is that sort of risk that people take on a personal level and they don’t want to be wrong. What happens when we die is beside the point to these debates we have, meaning it has little bearing on why we have them in …

Lycra, the Fabric of Spacetime

In this video, physics teacher Dan Burns explains gravity using a sheet of lycra as the "fabric of spacetime." It's a classic demo, and you can even …

Can You Solve These Seven Riddles Inspired By The Hobbit?

Even Bilbo Baggins would have a hard time tackling this week's riddles.<p>The third installment in <i>The Hobbit</i> trilogy debuts this week. We're celebrating …

10 Nearly Perfect Movies, And What They Teach Us About Storytelling

Maybe there's no such thing as a perfect movie. It's usually enough of a miracle that a movie gets made. But every once in a while, a movie manages …

Watch This Woman Try On 100 Years' Worth of Hair and Makeup Trends in Just One Minute

The evolution of beauty looks is amazing.<p>Time flies in this video of a woman being made over to showcase the most iconic beauty looks of each decade from the past hundred years. Which year did it best?<p><b>Follow Brooke on Twitter.</b>

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Artist Conducts Experiment Where he Draws Himself While on Different Drugs and Alcohol

Art, drugs and alcohol have gone hand in hand for centuries. Van Gogh was an avid Absinthe drinker and was known to finish a long day by taking a …

These 30 Vegetarian Recipes Are So Good, You Might Rethink Meat

Vegetarians just like everyone else, can have problems coming up with a variety of meals to eat. Whether you’re meat-free or just looking to eat less …

Healthy vegetarian recipes

22 images<p>If you're a vegetarian and you're looking for something healthy to make, you've come to the right place! We've rounded up some rather …

This 2000-Year-Old Pigment Can Eliminate The Third Dimension

Han purple is an ancient pigment that wasn't reconstructed by modern chemists until 1992. After the chemists got done with it, it was the physicists' …

Magnetism

A TED-Ed Animation Exploring the Ways Van Gogh Paintings Captured Light and Fluid Movement

The latest TED-Ed Animation by educator Natalya St. Clair and animator Avi Ofer explores how painter Vincent Van Gogh’s colorful brush work captured …

A Beginner's Guide to French Wine

The idea of tackling France—the accents and the growing regions and the different vintages—can feel like a vast, unmanageable task for anyone who wants to start learning about wine. But even the most seasoned wine professionals sometimes mispronounce words, so you shouldn't worry. Today's guide …

How Did Brains Evolve?

Humans have asked where we come from for thousands of years, across all cultures. But only recently have we started to address the mystery of the …

‘A to Z 2’, A Single Song That Transitions Through 26 Different Music Genres Alphabetically

Canadian musicians Andrew Huang and David Brown of Boy in a Band have joined together once again to create “A to Z 2,” a single song that transitions …

A Supercut of Great One-Liners Blurted Out by He-Man on the Animated Series ‘He-Man and the Masters of the Universe’

DreamWorksTV, who previously presented a collection of Skeletor’s evil insults, is back and has created a new supercut video of great one-liners …

Talking Math at Pixar

In this video, Brady Haran of Numberphile visits Pixar to find out how they use math to make animated movies. This is actually a pretty deep dive on …

The Pixar Theory - Every Pixar Movie Is Connected

Every Pixar movie is connected. I explain how, and possibly why.<p>Before we go further, I should let you know that The Pixar Theory is now a published …