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How One Mashup Artist Got Legal Permission to Pair Calvin & Hobbes with Dune

How One Mashup Artist Got Legal Permission to Pair Calvin & Hobbes with Dune | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Bill Watterson, creator of the beloved comic strip Calvin & Hobbes, is notoriously private. Since he retired in 1995, he has given so few interviews that
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The Cultural Dynamics of Globalization

The Cultural Dynamics of Globalization | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
In this essay, sociologist Peter Berger presents a picture of the cultural dynamics of globalization that are often driven by varied religious and ethical traditions.
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27 Movies References in The Simpsons Put Side-by-Side with the Movie Scenes They Paid Tribute To

27 Movies References in The Simpsons Put Side-by-Side with the Movie Scenes They Paid Tribute To | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
If an entire generation of American adults suffers from Cinematic Chicken Vs. Egg Syndrome, it’s The Simpsons’ fault.

Editor Celia Gómez' side-by-side shot comparison above makes plain how a 30-year-old Citizen Kane virgin could experience a sense of deja vu on his or her inaugural viewing.
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See how novels look without words

See how novels look without words | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
It's an author's words, rather than their punctuation, that we think of as defining their style. But as Adam J. Calhoun found out this week, the periods, colons, semicolons, and commas a writer...
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How Stanley Kubrick Became Stanley Kubrick: A Short Documentary Narrated by the Filmmaker

How Stanley Kubrick Became Stanley Kubrick: A Short Documentary Narrated by the Filmmaker | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Stanley Kubrick, the director of such beloved films as Dr.
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The Millions : Recognition of Another Sort: On Ethan Canin’s ‘A Doubter’s Almanac’

The Millions : Recognition of Another Sort: On Ethan Canin’s ‘A Doubter’s Almanac’ | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
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The International Space Station as Captured with the Nikon P900’s Monster Zoom - DIY Photography

The International Space Station as Captured with the Nikon P900’s Monster Zoom - DIY Photography | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Shortly after its announcement I read a review of the Nikon P900 super-zoom bridge camera, where the author excitedly said it can be used to shoot objects as far as ten miles away. Judging by this photo of the International Space Station, captured by Naftali Maimon, I’m happy to say the P900’s 83x 2000mm-equivalent zoom [...]
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What It Means To Be a Science Fiction Writer in the Early 21st Century

What It Means To Be a Science Fiction Writer in the Early 21st Century | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
I believe that science fiction’s best days are ahead of it, because I have read a lot of science fiction. And if this genre has taught me anything, it’s optimism about human ingenuity—along with a belief that the unexpected is just around the corner. I’m not alone: Many people seem to feel like science fiction is healthier than ever.
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If you love adult coloring books, you'll enjoy 'Hidden Folks'

If you love adult coloring books, you'll enjoy 'Hidden Folks' | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Hidden Folks is a deceptive game. It appears simplistic, featuring black-and-white line drawings of industrial plants, dense cities, and forests populated by ca...
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Watch a skier capture stunning'360-degree footage with 3D printed camera rig and iPhone 6

Watch a skier capture stunning'360-degree footage with 3D printed camera rig and iPhone 6 | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Professional skier and visual artist Nicolas Vuignier has designed a 3D printed camera rig that attaches to his iPhone 6, allowing him to capture mesmerizing, 360-degree footage of himself while skiing. The resulting film, titled Centriphone, is definitely worth a watch.
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Stop Motion photography brings Honda advert (and photographic inspiration) to life - DIY Photography

Stop Motion photography brings Honda advert (and photographic inspiration) to life - DIY Photography | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Stop motion animation is hardly a new art, but the brand new advertisement PES created for Honda takes the art form to a new level. Instead of trying to deliver a smooth animation, the advert ‘breaks the fourth wall‘ and features the hands making the animation as part of the animation itself. Following the cues and [...]
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An Animated Introduction to Leo Tolstoy, and How His Great Novels Try to Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

An Animated Introduction to Leo Tolstoy, and How His Great Novels Try to Increase Your Emotional Intelligence | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Books' courses and reading lists—there is no 'compelling evidence,' wrote University of York professor of philosophy Gregory Currie at the New York Times in 2013, 'that suggests that people are morally or socially better for reading Tolstoy.' Or anything else for that matter.
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Cultivating Curiosity in a Professor's Heavenly Home Library | Make:

Cultivating Curiosity in a Professor's Heavenly Home Library | Make: | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
The life and library of a humanities professor and how his passion for learning relates to makers
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Discover Europeana Collections, a Portal of 48 Million Free Artworks, Books, Videos, Artifacts & Sounds from Across Europe

Discover Europeana Collections, a Portal of 48 Million Free Artworks, Books, Videos, Artifacts & Sounds from Across Europe | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Of all the archives we've surveyed, none has seemed vaster than Europeana Collections, a portal of
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Drone-2000 (Floating Prophecies)

Drone-2000 Research (Floating Prophecies - 2015) The figure of the drone serves as the starting point for this film, enabling it to explore the intersections…
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VIRTUAL ILLUSION: Motion designer: Danny Yount

VIRTUAL ILLUSION: Motion designer: Danny Yount | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
A Adobe Create criou um pequeno filme sobre Danny Yount, um dos mais brilhantes designers de genéricos a surgir depois de Kyle Cooper.
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Video: Being Inside a Category 5 Typhoon Is Truly Frightening

Typhoon Haiyan was one of the most devastating tropical cyclones in history. The Category 5 typhoon killed thousands and ravaged the Philippines with billions in damages that it’s still recovering from. Here’s a brief glimpse of what it was like to be inside the typhoon. It’s absolutely frightening.
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How Will We Explore Books in the 21st Century? | Internet Archive Blogs

How Will We Explore Books in the 21st Century? | Internet Archive Blogs | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it

I love working with the Internet Archive’s collections, especially the growing book collection

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Watch the Coast Guard train in this 360-degree video

Watch the Coast Guard train in this 360-degree video | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Disney has just released a cool promo video for its upcoming film The Finest Hours, and you'll likely want to watch it using a VR headset if you have one. The H...
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