Bookmarks for 30th June: Plot Device, Rubiks Cube Mathematics, Sea Monkeys

Plot Device on Vimeo: A young filmmaker obtains a mysterious device that unleashes the full force of cinema on his front lawn.

Vinyl Has Become Too Mainstream So Hipsters Now Making Records On Chocolate | Badass Digest

The math of the Rubik’s cube - MIT News Office: New research establishes the relationship between the number of squares in a Rubik’s-cube-type puzzle and the maximum number of moves required to solve it.

Shaun Of The Dead In 60 Seconds with Clay

nathaniel mellors at venice art biennale 2011: british-born, amsterdam-based artist nathaniel mellors displays 'hippy dialectics (ourhouse)' in 'illuminations,' the international exhibition curated by bice curiger at the venice art biennale 2011. a double-headed animatronic sculpture,  the work delivers a short schizophrenic dialogue which is both humorous and disturbing. the parenthetical 'ourhouse' in the title refers to a video work by mellors, a surrealist sitcom about an eccentric family featuring two central figures, ‘daddy’ and ‘the object.’ 'hippy dialectics' features two versions of the 'daddy' character - one blue, one yellow - connected by a ribbon of hair. cast from the face of the actor in the film, the latex heads are brought to life by means of electronics and software. they deliver a looped kind of pep talk, including a range of compliments ('god, you're looking buff. no seriously, you look great!' and 'cool, you are cool!') before reaching an absurdist conclusion of rebutting 'yes' with 'no'. 

555 Chip Footstool

The Shocking True Tale Of The Mad Genius Who Invented Sea-Monkeys | The Awl: As anyone sold by the Sea-Monkey ads could tell you, it was hard to say exactly where von Braunhut was walking on the terrain between truth, embellishment and con. That was his gift. He convinced us to look at the jazz hands and lose sight of the footwork. Von Braunhut’s inventions were not quite what they seemed to be. Neither was he.

Animation-Short: Glucose

Schöne Animation von @jeronBraxton: „A surreal journey through the dream of video game character who has been K.O. during a…

Robert Kirkman kills The Walking Dead (the Comic)

Ich erinnere mich noch daran, dass Robert Kirkman mal gesagt hatte, er wolle die Walking Dead-Comics schreiben, bis er selbst…

Cellular Automata Cube

Cubes.io: Conways Game of Life als 3D-Spielzeug mit Cubes und Spheres und Schnickschnack als Evolution-Nullpunkt, von wo aus die ganzen…

George A Romero R.I.P.

George A Romero ist nach kurzer Lungenkrebserkrankung im Alter von 77 Jahren im Schlaf verstorben. LA Times: „Romero died Sunday…

Oats Studios - Volume 1 - Zygote

Der dritte Kurzfilms aus Neil Blomkamps Oats-Experiment: Zygote erzählt die Story von zwei Marines auf der Flucht in einem Militärkomplex,…

Perspective

Neues von Fernando Livschitz: „One day I woke up and I saw everything in perspective…“ Livschitz auf Nerdcore: Toy-Bots in…

Superconducting Quantum Levitation on a 3π Möbius Strip

„Quantum levitation on a 3π Möbius strip track! Watch the superconductor levitate above the track and suspend below the track,…

The Shark in the Park

Tolle neue Animation von Polynoid für das fiktive Korean Strange Plant Research Institute und deren Parco Pistris, eine fleischfressende Erdbeere:…

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Stereographic Torus Knot

I'm not sure what's going on here but I like it: „This is very similar to Rise Up, though with…

Oats Studios - Volume 1 - Firebase

Halbe Stunde Monster-Vietnam-Action von Neil Blomkamp, so ein bisschen wie eine Verfilmung einer alten EC-Comics-Story mit Zombie-Soldaten, weirden UFO-Flammenwerfern, Space-Time-Soldiers…