Thursday, December 29, 2016

Link Round-Up: December 29, 2016





3D-Printing An Army Of Forgotten Goddesses To Fight Colonialism

Bellevue, Washington designer Dave Nunez of Rabbit Engineering has created cool mini 3D printed models of classic video game consoles, computers, and historic machines. The entire collection of models are available to purchase from his Etsy store.

International publisher Taschen has announced the release of National Geographic Infographics, a stunning pictorial history of the magazines’s pioneering infographics. Along with photography and journalism, the use of infographics has always been one of the three pillars that National Geographic has used throughout its 128-year history to provide fascinating content to its readers. This is the first time, however, that these illustrations have been compiled into a single, colorful book.

Kristian Williams aka KaptainKristian created a beautiful tribute to the iconic rhyming storyteller Dr. Seuss with a skillful tetrameric rhyme of his own.

Mozilla and the Tactical Technology Collective have created a popup storefront in lower Manhattan called The Glass Room: Looking Into Your Online Life. Situated somewhere along the education—art spectrum, The Glass Room provides "a place to consider how you use technology and how those behind technology use you" (as put on the landing page). Resources include a variety of workshops about technology and privacy, along with a book of leaked passwords and other art installations.

Over 250,000 Photographs from the George Eastman Museum Go Online


Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Posters: I Know


"I Know" by Monika Gross


Mash-Up: The Twelve Dogtors


"The Twelve Dogtors" by Albo
Prints and t-shirts available for purchase from TEEPUBLIC.

Artist Albo has created a wonderful mashup of Peanuts and Doctor Who featuring Snoopy as each of the twelve Doctors. This very clever design is available through TEEPUBLIC in a variety of forms, including a T-Shirt, a mug, a laptop case, a notebook and much more.


Link Round-Up: Carrie Fisher



Death Announcements


Tributes

Appreciation: Carrie Fisher will forever be 'Star Wars' royalty
Carrie Fisher Had Already Completed Her Work on Star Wars: Episode VIII
Carrie Fisher had one hilarious request for her obituary
Carrie Fisher's 10 Greatest Star Wars Moments
Carrie Fisher's Top 5 Distasteful Quotes Of 2016
Carrie Fisher Quotes: Life Is A Cruel, Horrible Joke And I Am The Punch Line
Carrie Fisher’s Unsung Legacy as a Script Doctor Extraordinaire
Carrie Fisher Was In On The Joke
Celebrities react to the death of Carrie Fisher on Twitter
From 'Sister Act' to 'Hook,' Carrie Fisher helped improve a bunch of movies
Remembering Carrie Fisher: Look Back At The Star Wars legend's Life 
Remembering Carrie Fisher, Princess Of Star Wars and Hollywood
Salute: Carrie Fisher, Best Known As Princess Leia Instar Wars...
Star Wars vet Mark Hamill Shares Tribute To Carrie Fisher
The World Reacts to Carrie Fisher's Death
This hilarious Carrie Fisher interview is how she should be remembered

Videos

A Beautiful Piano Cover of Leia’s Theme from PlayerPiano
Princess Leia - Carrie Fisher Tribute - BBC Orchestra
Watch Carrie Fisher roast her Star Wars director George Lucas


Link Round-Up: December 28, 2016


"Monster Christmas Carols" by Mauricio Herrera


The Best And Worst User Interfaces Of 2016

Disney Parks shared a behind the scenes look at Pandora: The World of AVATAR, a new land based on James Cameron‘s Avatar film coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida during the summer of 2017.

In celebration of the upcoming January 1, 2017 premiere of the fourth series of the highly-acclaimed BBC One show Sherlock, video editor David Garuchava of The Garo Studios has created “Landing” an amazing supercut that weaves together all of the previous seasons in an exciting and cohesive manner.

Kat Rosenfield and Scott Harris of Looper have gathered their information and released the untold story of the legendary Sith Lord Darth Vader from Star Wars. They provide information on the five men it took to play Vader, how the voice was a secret, how Vader had an apprentice, and more.

On an out of this world episode of the AWE me Artist Series, the creative Marissa Deal demonstrates how to make a Star Wars themed R2-D2 steampunk teapot.

Original design documents and sketches for the first Legend of Zelda game

Pigcasso is no ordinary pig. After being rescued by the wonderful humans at Farm Sanctuary SA, the creative little porcine lady decided the best way to express herself was through painting and is rarely seen without her trademark paintbrush in mouth, though it does happen occasionally. Pigcasso’s finished art work is available for purchase and benefits the rescued animals at the Cape Town, South Africa farm. 

Purposeful and highly creative people actually live longer than everyone else, says a growing body of research.

Why I Can’t Wait To Work In VR


Sci-Fi Round-Up: December 28, 2016



Interviews

Adam Driver: "Star Wars: Episode VIII" Is "Remarkable"
Along For The Ride: Passengers Director Explains His Choices
Arrival director Denis Villeneuve on the politics of the year’s best sci-fi film
How Plausible Is the Movie Passengers? We asked a NASA contractor
Luke Hemsworth on how Westworld landed him the career that he thought he'd lost
Michael Livingston, Author of “The Shards of Heaven” and “The Gates of Hell”
Safa Shaqsy - Science Fiction Author Interviews D. M. Kirtaime
The top moments in 'Westworld'? Key players make their picks
Westworld Creators On Sentient Robots

Monday, December 19, 2016

Short Film: No More Stuff



Santa brings the pain to his gang of naked elves in “No More Stuff,” Blue Zoo's new animated action film trailer packed with movie parodies. It's is a follow-up to their short musical animation from last year, titled "More Stuff."
Continuing the theme of parodies onwards from animated musicals, we made an epic action movie trailer full of movie parodies… can you spot all 20 references? Movie coming soon… if Santa brings us a few $million for Christmas!

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