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Johanna Mårtensson- Metaphoric Decay
Titillating Photography

Johanna Mårtensson- Metaphoric Decay

I stumbled upon this remarkable Swedish set designer and photographer while doing my causal stroll through the internet. I was spellbound by her photo series of a breaded cityscape, slowly succumbing to the irreversible increase of entropy. Johanna Mårtensson, didn’t just capture all the fun in fungus but a metaphor for what the universe does in … Continue reading

Aperture Film Festival
World

Aperture Film Festival

John Steinbeck so eloquently said, “Try to understand men. If you understand each other you will be kind to each other. Knowing a man will never lead to hate, and almost always leads to love.” There are many avenues an individual could take in order to cultivate such an understanding about his/her earthly comrades – Aperture Film … Continue reading

Crash Course- World History Without The Zzz’s
History / Insightful News

Crash Course- World History Without The Zzz’s

Crash Course is a YouTube channel featuring short, fast-paced video lessons about World History. Videos move very quickly, almost frantically at times, making them seem more like entertaining overviews of these topics than serious lessons. The series is narrated by the humorous and witty entrepreneur and author John Green. The first episode investigates the ‘Dawn of Human Civilisation,’ … Continue reading

Syria: The Reckoning
History

Syria: The Reckoning

Since its independence from France in 1946, Syria has been rocked by periods of political instability. As the colonial hold of the great powers began to fade and the region witnessing a wave of Arab nationalism, which shifted Syria through a succession of military coups; until finally in 1970, Hafez al-Assad, an ambitious minister of defence seizes … Continue reading

David Chambon- Insects Of The Macro World
Titillating Photography

David Chambon- Insects Of The Macro World

Whoa there, French photographer David Chambon, the macro insect master has entered the building, and it seems like he’s brought along his amazing collection of photographs with him! Chambon has been an amateur photographer for over ten good years, capturing the various aspects of life a photographer enjoys taking; he specifies how he wishes to capture … Continue reading

Mars Curiosity Descent- Ultra HD
Colorful Clips

Mars Curiosity Descent- Ultra HD

It’s not everyday you can see footage of another planet, yet alone a rovers hasty approach toward alien terrain but today you can! It took four laborious weeks for Bard Canning to turn the original 4 frames per second Curiosity decent into an ultra-resolution, smooth-motion, detail-enhanced, color-corrected, 30 frames per second video. This is real-time film, which shows … Continue reading

Daft Punk Anime- Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem
Colorful Clips

Daft Punk Anime- Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=5585590460724266855 I love Daft Punk and anyone who is a fan should give this anime a serious watch since it’s a collection of cartoon clips from their album Discovery which has some classic DP tunes. On a side note, I found this because for some bizarre reason I had a nonfigurative flashback of viewing this … Continue reading

Carsten Witte- The Allure of Natural Seduction
Titillating Photography

Carsten Witte- The Allure of Natural Seduction

I recently watched a TED talk about pollination, to which you’d be thinking, “That has no connection with the erotic nature of the female figure..does it?” Haha, you would be surprised, Mother Earth is the sexiest lady around and she uses seduction and attractiveness to further the advancement of life. The gifted photographer Carsten Witte, … Continue reading

Rodger Scruton BBC- Why Beauty Matters
Perspective/Philosophy

Rodger Scruton BBC- Why Beauty Matters

In this intriguing documentary, philosopher Roger Scruton argues that 20th century art, architecture and music have shunned beauty and have instead made a cult out of ugliness, which Scruton says will lead humanity towards a complete spiritual wasteland. He will try to prove the importance of beauty in the arts and in our own lives using the … Continue reading