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The Hateful Eight review

Tarantino’s gunslingers get cabin fever...<p>No one could ever accuse Quentin Tarantino of a lack of self-importance. <i>The Hateful Eight</i>, his first …

Anachronistic

The Central Question in the Bill Cosby Criminal Case

Bill Cosby’s fate may come down to a single legal question—which happens to be one of the most controversial and difficult questions in all of criminal law. Last month, a Pennsylvania prosecutor charged Cosby with aggravated indecent assault in connection with a 2004 incident involving a woman …

VinZ New Mural In London, UK (Part II)

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• June 15, 2013<br>• 0<p>VinZ is still in London, UK where he just completed his newest “Honest Advertisement” for McDonalds.<br>As usual …

Photo Recursion Effect with Smartphones in a Circle

When Toronto-based photo enthusiast Alexander Kolomietz had a birthday party recently, he asked his guests to stand in a circle, pull out their …

Beautiful Banner Art for Hayao Miyazaki's THE WIND RISES

God isn't big enough for some people

We are now approaching the critical time of the year for shops and supermarkets: the month before Christmas is the four weeks when stores of all kinds sell their products fastest. Father Christmas means one thing to children: presents. He has no connection with the original St Nicholas, who …

Maira Kalman on Art and the Power of Not Thinking

There’s no telling how wholeheartedly I adore artist Maira Kalman. Last month, she spoke at my studiomate Tina’s wonderful <i>Creative Mornings</i> breakfast lecture series, held at the Museum of Modern Art, where she took us on a whimsical journey into her creative process, influences, personal history, …

Triple-nested Klein bottle

Here's glassblower Alan Bennett's astounding triple-nested Klein bottle, a beautiful thing:<p>A single surface model made by Alan Bennett in Bedford, …

Story of a Writer: Ray Bradbury on Storytelling and Human Nature in 1963 Documentary

Beloved science fiction author Ray Bradbury, a passionate advocate of doing what you love and writing with joy, was the subject David L. Wolper’s 1963 documentary <b>Ray Bradbury: Story of a Writer</b>, in which he shares a wealth of insight on writing, some advice on perseverance, and his singular lens on …

Face in a Crowd Optical Illusion

One of our fans pointed me to this art instalment featuring face made from bunch of people. When I used reverse image search on Google and Tiny Eye …

Impossible Triangle Solution GIF

More often than not, I receive emails from fans all over the world. While most of them are complimentary, thanking me for maintaining this site and …

The Lost Sketchbook of Guillermo del Toro:

<b>The Lost Sketchbook of Guillermo del Toro:</b><p><b>Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro put all his ideas for `Pan’s Labyrinth’ in a notebook — then lost it.</b><p>The heavyset man ran down the London street, panting, chasing the taxi. When it didn’t stop, he hopped into another cab. “Follow that cab!” he yelled. Guillermo del Toro wasn’t directing this movie. He was living it. And it was turning into a horror tale.<p>The Mexican filmmaker keeps all of his ideas in leather notebooks. And Del Toro had just left four years …

6 Influential Stop-Motion Movies From Ray Harryhausen

Raymond Frederick “Ray” Harryhausen—who died today at age 92—was a pioneer and visionary in the filmmaking industry. Although he never directed a …

It’s “Elementary”: Your Guide To The Many Pop Culture Faces Of Sherlock Holmes

With Elementary, one of three current Sherlock properties in play, we look at the many incarnations and enduring appeal of the übersleuth.<p>Some say Sherlock Holmes likes cocaine, others think he’s manic-depressive, while a few armchair analysts figure Britain’s most enduring crime fighter must have …

TV

Insect-Eye Digital Camera Sees What You Just Did

Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science<p>Almost all of our cameras form images by using a single lens to focus light onto a light-sensitive sheet. That’s how our own eyes actually work, but there are many other ways of seeing the world. Arthropods—insects, spiders and their kin—have compound …

Quantum computer passes speed test

The world’s only commercially-available quantum computer has faced much controversy about whether it is actually faster or better than a conventional …