Archive for the 'Culture' Category

Skateboarding: Kilian Martin – Altered Route

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Great new video from Kilian Martin – love his style…

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Design: Catch-22 50th Anniversary Amination

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An animation created by illustrator and animator Ian Higginbotham for Random House to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Catch-22 – Joseph Heller’s epic novel.

Ian, who currently lives in NYC, has previously worked with companies like Random House, Titmouse, Blue Sky Studios, Kill Screen, Time Out and millions are greeted everyday by his drawings when opening the Vimeo homepage. His Catch-22 short won a gold medal in the “Moving Image” category of the 2011 Society of Illustrators competition….

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Music: Leningrad Cowboys – Leningrad

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And one more – the Leningrad Cowboys
and guess what they are singing about – Leningrad…

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Music: Skrillex – Bangarang

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More – and this time really loud.

Skrillex -Bangarang…

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Music: Miike Snow

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A bit of music tonight.

Let’s get started with Miike Snow…

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Life: Scientists proof Ballmer Peak – moderate intoxication helps creativity

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A group of scientists from the University of Illinois at Chicago have shown that moderate consumption of Alcohol may boost creativity. Within their study they compared the performance of sober and drunk volunteers (0.075 blood alcohol level) with tests known as remote associate tests that people often solve with a moment of insight. The results showed that the tipsy volunteers not only solved substantially more (30%) of the tests they also solved them quicker…
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