Todd Brightwell

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How U.S. Universities Became Institutions That Close American Minds

The assault on free speech has become so commonplace in U.S. universities that CNN’s Fareed Zakaria felt compelled to speak openly about the obvious: …

Critical Thinking

Small works attract big prices at Sotheby's Impressionist and Modern art sales

Sotheby’s is packing a lot into its London summer sales of Impressionist and Modern art. Not only is it thinking big with some highly estimated works, around £20 million each, by Kandinsky, Giacometti and Miro - bringing the estimate up to £148 to £195 million, or more than 50 per cent higher than …

Artist Gives Famous Paintings Geeky Cartoon Makeovers

If you love “Adventure Time” and Studio Ghibli, these mashups are for you.<p>The classics meet Cartoon Network.<p>A Canadian artist who goes simply by Lothlenan created a Tumblr post that’s been widely shared during the past week. The post features famous paintings reimagined with carefully chosen …

‘It Comes at Night’ Review: Indie Horror Film Gets Deep Under Your Skin

No false promises in the title: <i>It Comes at Night</i> comes right at you, leaving you unnerved, maybe even a little unhinged – and completely exhilarated. …

Horror

The Mummy just became Universal’s most important movie

No pressure though<p>Universal is the latest studio trying to get in on the cinematic universe craze that Disney and Marvel kickstarted almost a decade ago, getting ready to kickstart its Dark Universe. The new cinematic world is based on classic movie monsters that Universal owns the rights to, and …

Iron Man

Sylvester Stallone releases Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 cameo online

There’s no more hiding behind cryptic teases and rumors: Sylvester Stallone is definitely one of the Marvel newcomers seen in <i>Guardians of the Galaxy,</i> …

Marvel Universe

Movie Review: "Mindhorn" (2017)

Image Source<p><b>Movie</b>: "Mindhorn" <b><br>Director</b>: Sean Foley <b><br>Year</b>: 2017 <b><br>Rating</b>: NR <b><br>Running Time</b>: 1 hour, 29 minutes<p><i>An out of work, over-the-hill actor is asked to</i> …

Movie Reviews

The IP Of The Infinite Build Volume 3D Printer

Last week, the Blackbelt 3D printer launched on Kickstarter. What makes the Blackbelt 3D printer different than any other 3D printer on Kickstarter? …

3D Printing

A micro robot for use in the body

The company Nanoscribe is producing the most accurate 3D-printers in the world to print structures 250 times finer than a human hair. Researchers use …

Magnetism

Could Pittsburgh Become the Silicon Valley of 3D Printing?

Mohammad Ehteshami has spent a lot of time explaining the industry-disrupting, change-ringing possibilities of 3D printing.<p>By throwing out …

Manufacturing

The HOW And WHY Of RPG Character Creation And Development

Character creation in many RPGs consists of starting with a base set of ability scores for strength, dexterity, constitution, and others. These …

The Mind Behind Adventure Time Helped Craft Dungeons & Dragons' Newest Story

Over the weekend, Wizards of the Coast held its biggest-ever streaming event for <i>D&D</i>’s next adventure<i>s</i>. Dubbed <i>The Tomb of Annihilation</i>, it will take …

'The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind' Launches Tomorrow, June 6

An addendum to Thomas Wolfe, perhaps. You can go home again, but you’ve got to bring a whole lot of other people with you. That’s the gist of <i>The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind</i>, bringing the fantasy MMO back to the setting of the <i>Elder Scrolls 3,</i> living Gods and all. <i>The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind</i> …

Zombie Dinosaurs Coming to Dungeons & Dragons

<i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> publisher Wizards of the Coast has announced the next great adventure for their legendary fantasy game, and it has zombies, and …

Board Games

40K: New Rulebook Lore Shockers

8th Edition is here, the Imperium is broken and full of shocking news like this:<p>We’re thumbing through the new rulebook to pick out the biggest news …

Critical Role Fans: Express Your Love Of Show With These DIY Crafts

Leave it to Critters to come of with the most creative ways to celebrate their fandom of <b>Critical Role</b><b>.</b> We’ve got some awesome craft ideas for those …

Crafting

Smite’s new adventure gives the MOBA a dash of Diablo

Smite just got a little action role-playing game flavor that will seem familiar to fans of titles like Diablo.<p>Hi-Rez Studios has launched a new mode for Smite, its multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The Trails of King Hercules adds a three-player cooperative …

Xanathar’s Guide to Everything Offers New Options for Dungeons & Dragons

Wizards of the Coast offered a Stream of Annihilation this past weekend, chock full of fun people playing <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> with the people who make …

Board Games

A Crumbling Building in Greenpoint Now Features a Ghoulish Skull by Suitswon | Colossal

<p>Graffiti artist Greg Suits (aka Suitswon) completely nailed the placement of this skull mural in New York’s Greenpoint neighborhood, the giant holes …

Art

An In-Depth Look at the Increasingly Popular Fascination With Fidget Spinners and Gadgets

<i>PBS Idea Channel</i> host Mike Rugnetta examines the popularity of fidget spinners and gadgets, specifically defining the origins of the work, the …

Gear & Gadgets

How Sega Dreamcast Predicted The Future Of Video Game Consoles

SEGA DREAMCAST is a one of a kind gaming console in my opinion. Dreamcast was the console that was way ahead of its time and I think sometimes being …

Microsoft's Xbox Console Is Getting Some News

Microsoft is trying to get video gamers to keep up with the news.<p>The technology giant said this week that its Garage research team created a news app …

Classic Games Offered Through Switch's Subscription Service Have "New Features"

New details regarding Nintendo's online subscription service for Switch have emerged courtesy of Famitsu (as translated by fansite Nintendo Everything), shedding some more light on the difference between the service's "Classic Game Selection" and Nintendo's Virtual Console program.<p>In addition to …

A Cookie Box That Can Only Be Opened With Two People That Helps Teach Self-Control

Thijs Sondag and his friend Gustav created a clever prototype cookie box that can only be opened with two people that helps teach impatient users …

Self Control

Todd Brightwell : Freelance Animator & Logo Designer

Todd Brightwell - Updated status<p>Said <i>"https://www.freelanced.com/freelancers/animation"</i><p>Over 30 days ago - Like<p>Todd Brightwell - Updated status<p>Said</i> …