A trailer for my maybe not so brilliant career

Thursday, 30 April, 2015

An office worker films the mundane tasks that are part of his job… might this though be a sign of things to come? Rather than placing online and print adverts for jobs, employers could make trailers for vacant positions instead.

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Oil, water, and paint in motion

Wednesday, 15 April, 2015

Pacific Light, artwork created by Russian graphic designer Ruslan Khasanov through the combination of water, oil, movement, and music.

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Dominic Wilcox and the reinventing of normal

Friday, 3 April, 2015

Bird listening, rather than bird watching, a football that acts as a smoothie maker, and the unrequited handshake watch, these are but some of the concepts and ideas of British inventor and designer, Dominic Wilcox.

Via Hypnophant.

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Watching a CD shatter, very slowly, very slowly indeed

Thursday, 2 April, 2015

What happens if you spin a CD disc at 28,000 revolutions per minute, while filming at frame per second (fps) rates, that vary from 28,500, up to a notch over 170,000? Well, there’s only one way to find out. By the way, a four second video, filmed at 170,000 fps, would take seven and a half hours to replay in full.

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“Growth Factor”, a short animated film by Ryosuke Oshiro

Friday, 27 March, 2015

A short film, Growth Factor, by Japanese animator Ryosuke Oshiro… a subject matter that seems quite familiar.

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Ok, I’ll be back in a week, hanging out with my to-do list…

Friday, 13 March, 2015

With the to-do list being a tad overloaded, I’m going to take off for a week, to see if one or two items thereon can be dispatched with. I’ll be back on Monday 23 March.

I’ll leave you with the Flume remix of You & Me, by Disclosure, featuring Eliza Doolittle. You might recall that this track featured in the Lacoste The Big Leap/Life is a Beautiful series of adverts that were shown in cinemas, and on TV as well I believe, about a year ago.

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The Himalayas in ultra High Definition video

Friday, 13 March, 2015

The Himalayas, filmed in ultra HD footage, from a helicopter, reaching at times, an altitude of more than seven thousand metres, or seven kilometres.

Absolutely stunning.

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Nirvana’s Lithium, as a jazz, a cappella, cover? See what you think…

Thursday, 12 March, 2015

Some twenty-four years after the release of Nirvana’s single Lithium, you’d think the grunge generation might be ready for a jazz, a cappella no less version, of the Seattle band’s classic. Yes?

No, not quite yet we aren’t (best heard at volume ten), but thanks for telling us about this cover nonetheless.

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If San Francisco were Gotham City, would it look like this?

Friday, 6 March, 2015

Gotham City SF, timelapse footage of San Francisco filmed after dark, by Toby Harriman. Gotham here refers to the black and white photography style used by Harriman.

Via Hypnophant.

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Timelapse footage of aquatic wildlife, quite spectacular

Thursday, 26 February, 2015

Stunning, what else to say… this timelapse footage of marine creatures, filmed by Sandro Bocci.

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