Pete Bennett

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A Supercut of Centered Shots in Wes Anderson Films | Colossal

<p>Watching any film by Wes Anderson it’s impossible to ignore the director’s obsessive visual aesthetic. From his harmonizing use of color to …

Instagram reportedly signs $100M ad deal with big agency Omnicom

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Instagram (s FB) only started showing ads in users’ streams last fall, but now it’s ramping up the program quite a bit: The …

Vertical farming explained: how cities could be food producers of the future

Populations are growing and cities are booming – but could we soon see skyscrapers turned into centres for crop production? From Chicago warehouses to the south pole growth chamber in Antarctica, the concept of growing food indoors is catching on. Plant scientist Dr Erik Murchie, from the …

Amtrak Offering Free Residency Program For Writers

Amtrak is hoping to bring the glory of the written word back on board their trains by offering a writer's residency program.<p>Up to 24 writers will be …

That’s the Power of Hair, An Old Spice Interactive Website With Hair That Plays Huey Lewis and the News Songs

“That’s the Power of Hair” is an interactive website for Old Spice hair products from creative agency Wieden+Kennedy that suggests the stuff is so …

Order Pizza With Hand Motions Using Pizza Hut's New Interactive Tabletop

Acquire pizza with as little human interaction as possible.<p>Let's be real. It can be embarrassing to go to a pizza joint, walk up to the cashier, and order an extra large Hawaiian pizza with garlic bread crust and a side of extra spicy buffalo wings. But with Pizza Hut's new digital interactive …

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Commercial Shot at 600 Frames Per Second with 225K Watts of Light

What do 225,000 watts of light get you when shooting with the high-speed Phantom camera? Not much. Just ask Vincent Laforet who shot this commercial …

Instagram Videos That Explain Brain-Tickling Ideas In 15 Seconds

Delve.tv leverages Instagram’s limits to deliver explainers that get you interested in learning more.<p>If I could make online video explainers all day long, I would. So imagine my delight at discovering Delve.tv, an experimental site/feed/channel (what are we calling them now?) that uses Instagram as …

The 100 Greatest Free Fonts for 2014

Here we are, once again, with our now-famous selection of the top 100 free fonts for 2014. This year we have only selected fonts published or updated …

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Google’s Nest Is Great, But Is Your Kitchen Now The Smartest Room In The House?

Odds are, next time you throw a party, the hottest action will be in your kitchen. (Isn’t it always?) Soon, a slew of connected devices will leave your guests agog.<p>Room by room and appliance by appliance, homes are coming online. Front doors have Bluetooth locks and cameras, bedrooms have a suite …

This Insane New App Will Allow You To Read Novels In Under 90 Minutes

The reading game is about to change forever. Boston-based software developer Spritz has been in "stealth mode" for three years, tinkering with their …

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Legendary DP Darius Khondji Has Some Great Advice for Cinematographers on a Budget

After one glance at Darius Khondji's IMDb page it's easy to see that the famed French cinematographer is a living legend. From his work with David …

Spike Jonze discusses his love-hate relationship with tech

<i>This article was taken from the February 2014 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online,</i> …

A 3-Step Formula for Captivating Your Audience With a Few Opening Lines - Copyblogger

You’ve worked so hard.<p>You’ve written an incredibly helpful post.<p>You know your audience will be delighted, as your tips are easy to implement and …

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Previously Unknown Egyptian Pharaoh Found

A burial ground in Egypt that was discovered in 1902 but never excavated has yielded its first pharaoh -and may contain many more. The tomb, in the …

German supermarket's 'supergeil' advert earns superstar status

A 58-year-old performance artist and self-described <i>flâneur</i> has gained celebrity status in Germany thanks to a viral video for the supermarket chain Edeka. The advert follows Friedrich Liechtenstein skipping through the streets of Berlin, puffing on sausages and bathing in a tub full of muesli and …

Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto revealed after years of mystery (Updated)

It's not a pseudonym: Newsweek tracks down the elusive man.<p>[<b>UPDATE 4:15pm CT</b>: Reporters across Los Angeles have been hounding the man <i>Newsweek</i> …

Design-Your-Own Prefab Home and Save the Planet While You're at It

Connect Homes wants to change the world of prefab. Since the it's run by architects with pedigrees that include time spent at Harvard's Graduate …

Animated Photo Collages by Qi Wei Fong Shimmer to Life as Time Passes | Colossal

<p>Several months ago we featured a photographic series called Time is a Dimension by artist Qi Wei Fong that depicted layered collages of landscapes …

The Ring Input Device Puts Gesture Control And Home Automation On Your Finger

This embed is invalid<p>There was once a rumor that Apple would actually use a ring device for input to an Apple television. Neither of those gadgets exist yet, of course, but Ring is a Kickstarter project trying to fund a finger-based wearable that could enable the kind of controls envisioned in that …

South Korea's Award-Winning Endangered Species Research Center

Seoul, Korea-based Samoo Architects & Engineers (SAMOO) recently proposed a design for the National Research Center for Endangered Species that will be constructed in Yeongyang-gun, one of the cleanest environmental areas in Korea. In the winning design, the firm proposed a three-part structure …

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This Ingenious Subway Ad Activates When the Train Arrives

If You Want a Canon C100 or C500, They've Never Been Cheaper

There have been rumors that Canon could be announcing some new cinema cameras in 2014, and recent price drops on the C100 and C500 seem to confirm …

10 Films That Can Teach You Everything You Need To Know About Cinematography

The word cinematography literally means ‘to record movements’. A director relies on their cinematographer to manipulate the mood and implication of a …