Deep in Vogue Voguing master Dashaun Wesley maintains his composure through fierce dips and spins in today’s black-and-white short by photographer and filmmaker Michael Hemy. In the 1980s, when the grandfather of voguing Willi Ninja still ruled the New York scene, the dance style was an underground movement among the city’s black and Latino gay communities. Today, thanks to YouTube’s global reach, awesome battles and jaw-dropping performances are just a few keystrokes away, inspiring a whole new generation of voguers from Finland to Taiwan. Leading the pack is 28-year-old Wesley, a member of the House of Evisu community who frequently travels to far-flung places preaching the voguing gospel and insists there’s more to the style than meets the eye. “People only see the floor slams, the layouts and the dips,” he says. “It’s not about that—it’s about your personal experiences, which you display through your body movements.”
10 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Satan Misconceptions There are many ideas about what or who the Devil is, even among believers. The number of differing sources and translations have led to plenty of inconsistencies, rumors, and assumptions surrounding the Prince of Darkness. What is Satan’s position in Hell? Who was Lucifer? There’s a whole lot that’s made its way into the popular belief system that just isn’t supported by the Bible or Christian canon.
Artist's Eerie Mirrored Sculptures Reflect (On) Nature (Photos) © Rob Mulholland It's human nature to want to leave something behind on this planet to be remembered by. And It's this driving force that Scottish artist Rob Mullholland examined in his 2009 art installation, 'Vestige,' for an exhibition he organized for Scotland’s Forestry Commission. The Ketamine Secrets of Sega’s ‘Ecco the Dolphin’ Box art detail from 'Ecco the Dolphin' I don't remember how I ended up getting a copy of Ecco the Dolphin. I preferred to play stuff that involved lots of punching and kicking, and a game about a lost cetacean searching for his family would have come as a an affront to my then bloodthirsty childhood brain.
The AI Revolution: Road to Superintelligence - Wait But Why PDF: We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and offline viewing. Buy it here. (Or see a preview.) The happiness conspiracy: against optimism and the cult of positive thinking Illustration by John Holcroft The Beatles song “Getting Better” is a small masterpiece of ambiguity. It shifts between the temperaments of Paul McCartney – sunny, positive – and John Lennon – sceptical, negative. Here’s the chorus: I’ve got to admit it’s getting better (Better) A little better all the time (It can’t get no worse). Will Bedford - Granulate Granulate is a granular synthesis engine for Native Instruments Kontakt 5. Any audio file can be loaded and processed to create rich granular textures. This tool is very flexible and expandable. Each grain is effectively a different voice in Kontakt, meaning you can use Group Inserts to manipulate individual grains. I've made the patch quite simple by default, to allow for you to expand it as you wish and create your own unique sounds. Download Latest Version - 0.2 (Requires Kontakt 5.1 or newer)
Let's dig in to some truly eyebrow-raising theories about aliens. If there are so many planets, where the heck is everyone? A video from Kurzgesagt digs into some truly eyebrow-raising questions about aliens. It starts with what physicists Enrico Fermi and Michael H. Hart got to wondering about. It's called the Fermi paradox, and it goes like this: If...