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Animation software used by Futurama and Studio Ghibli will soon be free

There are a lot of hurdles you have to be able to get over if you want to make cartoons, especially in world where the medium was already perfected …

Animation

This Kaleidoscopic Animation Takes on the Story of Adam and Eve

Falling from grace never looked so good.<p>The Old Testament isn’t generally a whole lot of fun, what with the fire and brimstone and the ladies turning into pillars of salt. What few good times there are to be had take place in the Garden of Eden, but they’re cut abruptly short all because of a …

4 Simple Responses to Science-Based Atheism

Lack of scientific knowledge can leave Christians feeling vulnerable when talking to unbelieving friends about why faith is superior to skepticism. …

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

33 Books Millennials Need to Read Before Turning 30

To lay the foundation for a fulfilling career, turn to these classic titles.<p>Your 20s are a time for figuring out who you are and what you want from life.<p>While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the …

A Horrifying Animation of a Racist Preacher's Descent Into Madness

<i>Editor's note: This video contains images that may be disturbing or distressing to some viewers.</i><p>Einar Baldvin’s disorienting film, <i>The Pride of Strathmoor</i>, is an artful and complex animated short that crawls into your mind and refuses to leave. Set in Strathmoor, Georgia, the film brings to life the …

How Jean-Paul Sartre’s Philosophy Can Empower You to Live the Life You Truly Want

The latest installment from The School of Life's animated video series introduces us to Jean-Paul Sartre's concept of bad faith, a concept integral …

The 10 Best Movies Influenced by Kierkegaardian Philosophy

Soren Kierkegaard was an interesting man. A Danish philosopher, he is often considered the first existentialist (though yes, existentialism is much …

Why rationalists don't get Hinduism philosophy

OPEN TO OPINION<p><b>English</b> | Bangla<p>Its implications constitute the bulk of traditional interpretations that are quite detailed and extensive.<p>LIFE<p>| …

Hinduism

Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour Releases New Animated Video Inspired by Gustave Doré & Milton’s Paradise Lost

Next month, David Gilmour will release his first solo album since 2006 and launch his first tour since '08. But right now, in the dead of August, you …

David Gilmour

Plato Not Prozac

Lou Marinoff: Yes, and no. I have come to believe that while many people can and do benefit from philosophical counselling, it is not a panacea and …

Video Illustrations of "The Twelve Rules of Animation"

Spot the ones that overlap with industrial design sketching & animations<p>Of the many technical skills an industrial designer must master, the first is …

The Island of Knowledge: How to Live with Mystery in a Culture Obsessed with Certainty and Definitive Answers, by Maria Popova

<i>“We strive toward knowledge, always more knowledge, but must understand that we are, and will remain, surrounded by mystery.”</i><p><i>“Our human definition of</i> …

Dan Deacon Shares "When I Was Done Dying" Animated Video

Dan Deacon's latest video for his new album <i>Gliss Riffer</i> is an animated clip for the track "When I Was Done Dying". It features animation by Chad VanGaalen, Jake Fried, KOKOFREAKBEAN, Anthony Francisco Schepperd, Caleb Wood, Taras Hrabowsky, Dimitri Stankowicz, Colin White, and Masanobu Hiraoka. In …

Salt Lake City

Five Things You Might Not Know About Louise Bourgeois

8Louise Bourgeois Structures of Existence: The Cells<p>“Everything I do,” <b>Louise Bourgeois</b> said, “was inspired by my early life.” Born in 1911, the …

Biographies

My Father, the Philosopher

<i>by Emily Adler</i><p>If the bed was here, if I touched it, lay down in it, walked away and came back, then it existed.<p>If it existed, then when I left for …

Watch a trailer for one of the best sci-fi movies in years

Don Hertzfeldt's latest film is a masterpiece; you'll have a chance to watch it next month<p>I have no problem throwing about hyperbolic claims when it comes to <i>World of Tomorrow</i>, the new animated short by Don Hertzfeldt that premiered at Sundance and won the Grand Jury Prize in the shorts competition. …

Watch WORLD OF TOMORROW : Teaser trailer Online

$3.99 - $6.99<p>USD<p>instock<p>Vimeo<p>https://vimeo.com/ondemand/worldoftomorrow/118886393<p>video<p>A new short film by Don Hertzfeldt ::: Available on all planets …

A beginner’s guide to Voltaire, the philosopher of free speech and tolerance

The French are turning to Voltaire for guidance in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo attack. Here are his key quotes, misquotes, major works – and run-ins with the authorities<p>In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre, French bookbuyers are turning to one of their <i>grands philosophes</i>, Voltaire, for …

‘Way Out’, A Cacophonous Animated Short About the Pitfalls of Device Dependency

“Way Out” is an animated short by artist Yukai Du that explores the symbolic effects of staring at a smartphone screen all day. Created as a …

‘365’, A Short Animation Compilation Comprised of a One-Second Cartoon for Every Day of the Year

“365” is a short animation by British artists The Brothers McLeod that is comprised of a one-second cartoon for every day of the year 2013. The short …

"Black Dynamite" Airs Hour-Long Musical About Police Brutality Starring Tyler, the Creator and Erykah Badu

As previously reported, the season finale of Adult Swim's animated show "Black Dynamite" was an hour-long musical feature called "The Wizard of Watts". It featured the voices of Erykah Badu and Tyler, the Creator, and it addressed police brutality. If you've got a cable/satellite subscription, you …

Erykah Badu

Some of Today’s Most Prominent Artists on Courage, Creativity, Criticism, Success, and What It Means to Be a Great Artist

<i>“Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant — there is no such thing,”</i> Georgia O’Keeffe wrote in her spectacular letter to Sherwood Anderson. <i>“Making your unknown known is the important thing — and keeping the unknown always beyond you…”</i> And yet, as human beings, we orient ourselves in the darkness of …

How Designers Turn Data Into Beautiful Infographics

Behind the scenes of information architects’ creative processes.<p>The best infographics are clear, easy to digest, and eye-catching. But the process of distilling data into a neat little chart, bar graph, or venn diagram usually requires pages and pages of messy preparatory sketches, which are rarely …

Burstio turns your burst photos into videos or animated GIFs

Bustio is a new app released in the App Store that will turn your burst photos into animated GIFs or videos, which you can then save to your Camera …

Apps

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …