The Egg The Egg By: Andy Weir You were on your way home when you died. It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless. You left behind a wife and two children. Designerscouch #thecritiquenetwork - StumbleUpon The Surreal Paintings of Vladimir Kush posted by Damian M. under Photography on Mar 21st, 2010 with 32 Comments 21 Mar 0 Share 23 Photos Of... said Feb 4th, 2012 Love the city skylines in pics 2 and 3, amazing! True Facts #1 - StumbleUpon Facts - interesting, provocative, well-seasoned One out of ten children in Europe are conceived on an IKEA bed. Antarctica is the only continent without reptiles or snakes. 15 sharp-witted, reading-themed cartoons from an Iranian comic contest Last year, Iran Cartoons organized an international contest for single-panel cartoons on the theme of reading. Some of the submissions were dark and sarcastic, others optimistically inspiring. Some were make-you-think obtuse, others pleasantly straightforward. Here are selections from the 39 finalists… First Place Runners-up
The 48 Laws of Power - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - StumbleUpon Background Greene initially formulated some of the ideas in The 48 Laws of Power while working as a writer in Hollywood and concluding that today's power elite shared similar traits with powerful figures throughout history. In 1995, Greene worked as a writer at Fabrica, an art and media school, and met a book packager named Joost Elffers. Greene pitched a book about power to Elffers and six months later, Elffers requested that Greene write a treatment. Although Greene was unhappy in his current job, he was comfortable and saw the time needed to write a proper book proposal as too risky. However, at the time Greene was rereading his favorite biography about Julius Caesar and took inspiration from Caesar's decision to cross the Rubicon River and fight Pompey, thus inciting the Great Roman Civil War. Greene would follow Caesar's example and write the treatment, which later became The 48 Laws of Power. He would note this as the turning point of his life.
7 Modern Dictators Way Crazier Than You Thought Possible Mobutu -- Dictator of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Born Joseph-Desire Mobutu, the Congolese general seized power in 1965. Mobutu thought of himself as some sort of demigod and forced the evening news to begin with a scene of him descending from the clouds -- and forbade the newscaster to mention anybody but him by name. Partly cloudy with a chance of narcissism. Guides and References to Drawing Animated Facial Expressions digg Facial expressions are a form of nonverbal communication – according to Wikipedia. I couldn’t agree more. It is perhaps one of the most important aspects of creating/drawing your own character. I know that each character cracks a unique face for each emotion depending on his/her aura and attitude so here I’ve gathered the most helpful guides (in DeviantArt) to practicing drawing facial expressions in general:
15 Oxymorons& - StumbleUpon An oxymoron is a combination of words that contradict each other. Here are some of our favorites. 1. virtual reality 2. original copy Monster Art & Design We've posted some cool t-shirt designs by French artist Vincent Bocognani aka vintz before. Here is an imaginative series of illustrations about monsters.
Drawing Projects Though Computer Generated Imagery (CGI) now dominates the vast majority of animated movies being made, there is still something very appealing about a hand drawn image. Drawing by hand takes a great degree of skill and technique. There are so many mediums that can be utilized when drawing by hand, yet many people are only familiar with pencil art. The 50 Best Movies on Netflix Instant We love the convenience of streaming movies on Netflix Instant, but we don’t always love the navigating through the countless films in the service’s ever-expanding catalog to find something to watch. So we’ve compiled our list of recommended titles for you—whether you love classics, comedies, documentaries or just good ol’ fashioned kung-fu. The genres vary greatly here—and range in age from brand new to 87-years-old—but all 50 of these films come with the Paste stamp of approval. The list is up to date as of February 2013, but we’ll update the list from time to time as Netflix Instant changes its offerings.