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Pop Culture Dystopia by Filip Hodas

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Pop Culture

A Super Easy Way to Unwrap UVs in C4D

Sam Tato Shows How to Quickly and Easily Unwrap UVs Using Relax UV in Cinema 4D. UVs. Love them or hate them, they are necessary if you want textures …

Digital Art

Every story in the world has one of these six basic plots

Researchers analysed over 1700 novels to reveal six story types – but can they be applied to our most-loved tales? Miriam Quick takes a look.<p>“My prettiest contribution to the culture” was how the novelist Kurt Vonnegut described his old master’s thesis in anthropology, “which was rejected because …

Literature

ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 packs Intel i9 power and 4K display

ASUS is adding some extra punch to its new ZenBook Pro 15 while still keeping the laptop slim and light. It's one of the first portable computers to offer Intel's new 8th-generation, six-core i9-8950HK processor even though it's just 18.9mm thick and weighs 1.86kg.<p>The highest-end version of the new …

Computer Hardware

Local scientists discover gene that prevents Alzheimer’s protein deposits

SAN DIEGO — UC San Diego and Scripps Research Institute scientists announced Wednesday they have identified a gene that prevents harmful protein …

Neuroscience

You've Got to See How a Professional Cinematographer Lights a Simple Scene

Most simple scenes in films are lit in a very elaborate way. In this workshop, cinematographer Erik Kress shows how he lights a casual …

Cinematography

The truth about green screen

We’ve all seen them: green screen plugin videos where the demo artist clicks a button and all the green disappears, replaced by a perfectly …

Chroma Keying

Image 2 LUT – Clone Your Favourite Film Look With One Click

<b>Picture Instruments has announced a new piece of software that enables you to quickly clone the look of an image and apply it to any image or …

Tutorials

Future GM parts could look pretty freaky

Software-developed designs will be lighter and stronger, though<p>Car companies are looking for every possible way to eke out a few more miles per gallon these days, some of which involve high-tech combustion, and some others involve ultra-mild hybrid systems. But one generally accepted move is to …

General Motors

Stem cell biological BREAKTHROUGH as scientists craft embryo without egg or sperm

Scientists have announced a biological breakthrough by growing an embryo without either a sperm or an egg.<p>Using two different types of stem cells, a …

Genetics

Industrial Theme HDR Set in the Public Domain

Philip Modin shares a set of 12 high resolution HDR maps under a CC0 license.<p>Following Gleb's release of the HDR Lighting course, I am releasing the …

3D Modeling

See a Single Stem Cell Grow Into a Complete Creature

Scientists have created a genetic roadmap for how lone cells develop into complex life.<p>Your life is a result of many, many choices. School, career, relationships; each decision is made in sequence, building upon the past to create a traceable map of what led you to your current state of …

Biology

Research finds 'Achilles heel' for aggressive prostate cancer: Treatment-resistant cancers self-destruct when exposed to experimental drug

Treatment-resistant cancers self-destruct when exposed to experimental drug<p>Researchers have discovered a promising new line of attack against lethal, …

Cancer

Incredible drone footage of seven huge buildings being demolished is memorising to watch

This incredible drone footage shows seven huge buildings across the US being demolished in planned explosions.<p>Properties collapse into rubble, each …

Drones

Worrying discovery shows cancer drug can accelerate tumour growth

In the ongoing fight to find a way to completely eliminate cancers, researchers and pharmaceutical companies are trialling a series of drugs.Among …

Cancer

Action Pack Lite: 25 Free Action Compositing Elements

In the market for some action element packs? Not sure which one you want or which is right for your project? Now is your chance to try them all at …

Videography

The five habits that can add more than a decade to your life

People who stick to five healthy habits in adulthood can add more than a decade to their lives, according to a major study into the impact behaviour has on lifespan.<p>Loneliness isn't inevitable – a guide to making new friends as an adult<p>Read more<p>Researchers at Harvard University used lifestyle …

Health

This Effect Is Bananas: Learn How to 'Copy and Paste' Any Object in Your Scene

Turn a single car into a fleet, a single soldier into an army, or a single banana into a bunch with this sweet effect.If duplicating objects in real …

Tutorials

Watch: Learn How to Use Flags, Nets, and Silks to Shape Light

Don't know much about flags? Here's a video that will get you up to speed.Lighting is one of the more complicated aspects of filmmaking, especially …

Fun-Da-Mental

SOUNDCAM is the First ‘Affordable’ Handheld Camera for Seeing Sound

SOUNDCAM is a new camera that lets you take pictures of <i>sound</i>. It’s the first handheld camera that brings sound imaging to a size and cost that’s more …

All the very weird stuff you need to start an 'oddly satisfying' Instagram account

Soap, slime, sand: These are the mediums of choice for the current crop of young ASMR creators on Instagram.<p>In documenting the unusual new trends in …

Allow Us to Add These 45 Hidden Wonders of the World to Your Bucket List

With the Summer months looming and travel undoubtedly on your mind, allow us to add 45 destinations to your travel bucket list. We all have travel wishlists that include famous hot spots like the Maldives, Santorini, Bora Bora, and Marrakech. But if you're a seasoned traveler, you may want to visit …

Asia Travel

Antioxidant found to wind back the clock on blood vessel function by up to 20 years

Much mystery surrounds the physiological processes by which humans age, but scientists are learning more all the time. With this knowledge come new …

Wellness

NVIDIA’s AI-Powered ‘Content-Aware Fill’ is Mind-Blowing

NVIDIA is taking Photoshop-style “Content-Aware Fill” to the next level. The company has introduced a new state-of-the-art technique that uses AI to …

Understanding Dan Harmon's Story Circle Through the Lens of 'The Dark Knight'

Even an ostensibly complex story like "The Dark Knight" follows the simple curve of the Story Circle.Story structure can be a difficult beast to …

The Dark Knight

Parenting of the future: Many embryos, each with DNA profile

NEW YORK (AP) — So you want to have a baby.<p>Would you like a dark-haired girl with a high risk of someday getting colon cancer, but a good chance of …

Genetics

This 201-MPH Lamborghini 'Huracam' is the Fastest Camera Car in the World

Sure beats that GoPro on the hood of your friend’s WRX.<p>Instagram | @idoaerials<p>Kyle CheromchaView Kyle Cheromcha's …

Google offers access to virtual 3D models of ancient monuments

Historic monuments around the world face threats from natural disasters, tourism and war, which is what led Ben Kacyra to found CyArk -- a non-profit organization working to scan and digitally archive ancient monuments. With laser scanning, photogrammetry, drone imaging and structured light …

Uncle Brucker the Rat Killer

• <b>Author:</b> Leslie Peter Wulff<p>Sixteen-year-old Walt thinks he’s left his problems behind him when he runs away from a broken home to live with his eccentric uncle. The simple, semi-rural, semi-anti-social lifestyle seems at first to be exactly what Walt wants, but he soon learns his new life isn’t just …

Please, Don't Use Black Bars on Videos Anymore

Have you used black bars or a so called "envelope" when editing your videos to make them look "more cinematic?" Just stop doing that. This tutorial …