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NASA Announces Video Idea Winners for the Asteroid Grand Challenge

NASA Announces Video Idea Winners for the Asteroid Grand Challenge

Did you win in the idea phase? Find out and submit a pitch to possibly win $9,000 in the next phase of the AGC video challenge.

What is the Indie Galactic Space Jam?

What is the Indie Galactic Space Jam?

We had an opportunity to speak with Peter Smith about the Indie Galactic Space Jam. Peter is an Assistant Professor of Game Design at the University of Central Florida and he also co-founded the Indie Galactic Space Jam which is occurring at the Melrose Center in downtown Orlando, Florida from August 13-16, 2015.

Meet the Villian by CLS Videos

“Do we really appreciate our scoundrels more than our saints? In movies we most often do.
This video weaves together years of memorable and iconic villains into a four-part montage that highlights the truly “worst of the worst”.
I hope you enjoy it.”

Animated TIE Fighter Short Film By Paul Johnson Lets You Relive 80’s Cartoon Nostalgia

Animated TIE Fighter Short Film By Paul Johnson Lets You Relive 80’s Cartoon Nostalgia

See the war through the Empire’s eyes as you watch TIE Fighter, a short animated film by Paul Johnson. Drawn in the style of 1980’s cartoon movies, TIE Fighter lets you follow a skirmish between the Empire and Rebel Alliance forces.

Pink Floyd Releases New “Marooned” Space Video

Pink Floyd Releases New “Marooned” Space Video

The English band Pink Floyd released this beautiful video to their song Marooned on April 28, 2014. Marooned appears on the band’s 1994 album The Division Bell and pairs perfectly with visuals taken from the orbiting International Space Station.

Henry Hargreaves and Caitlin Levin Create Maps Out of Food

Henry Hargreaves and Caitlin Levin Create Maps Out of Food

Photographer Henry Hargreaves and Caitlin Levin have been working together for about decade. Their shared love for “food, photography, travel, and art” has found an outlet in a series of maps that they have illustrated with food.

Who is Peter Pan Based On and Why Do You Think He is the Angel of Death?

Who is Peter Pan Based On and Why Do You Think He is the Angel of Death?

I saw an image today that states that the character of Peter Pan was an angel that held kids’ hands on their way to heaven. I was curious so I looked up if there is any truth to the statement. The closest I got was that James Matthew Barrie (J. M. Barrie), the author of Peter and Wendy, lost his brother David two days before the young man’s 14th birthday. David Barrie died in an ice-skating accident which both deeply affected James Matthew and his mother, J.M later wrote that his mother took solace in the idea that David would never grow old and leave home.

Lexical Differences Among European Languages Visualized in a Graph

Lexical Differences Among European Languages Visualized in a Graph

Nearly 75% of the words in the English language come from French, Latin, and the Romance Languages. Yet, English is considered a Germanic language.
Why?

Full Turn by Benjamin Muzzin Produces 3D Imagery Unlike Anything You’ve Seen

Full Turn by Benjamin Muzzin Produces 3D Imagery Unlike Anything You’ve Seen

Studying to receive his Bachelor Degree in Media & Interaction Design, Benjamin Muzzin of the University of Art and Design in Lausanne (ECAL) has developed an ingenious machine that produces a 3D images similar to holographic displays.

2013 ‘Stalingrad’ Visual Effects Reel By Main Road|Post Is Awe Inspiring

2013 ‘Stalingrad’ Visual Effects Reel By Main Road|Post Is Awe Inspiring

Russian visual effects production studio Main Road|Post shares how war epic Stalingrad was created with this stunning display of movie magic.