A Brief History of Political Cartoons This site is best viewed at a 1024 x 768 setting. S A T I R E: What is it? As you make your way through the following tasks, be sure to complete your Satire Worksheet. A: The Etymological Dictionary and the Standard Dictionary Go to an etymological dictionary and look up "satire." What if Darth Vader was a good father ? What if Darth Vader was a good father ? – 12 illustrations from Darth Vader and Son 12 very cute illustrations from the children’s book “Darth Vader and Son” written and illustrated by Jeffrey Brown, who show us that Darth Vader could be a good father… The Star Wars addicts will be pleased to be able to educate their children at an early age… Darth Vader and Son / via / via
A Vision Of The Future From 1910 In 1910 they imagined we might have flying firefighters and boats with wings. Here are some illustrations of their vision of 2013... With the recent advancements of robots that help disabled people to move again, we took a look at these incredible illustrations drawn in 1910, of what people over a hundred years ago imagined the year 2000 might look like. Sadly we don’t have flying fire-fighters or boats with wings but we do have rapid fire war machines and roller-skates. We found these at Retronaut, go over and have a look.
Not just a girl….. » Jaime Moore photography So my amazing daughter, Emma, turned 5 last month, and I had been searching everywhere for new-creative inspiration for her 5yr pictures. I noticed quite a pattern of so many young girls dressing up as beautiful Disney Princesses, no matter where I looked 95% of the “ideas” were the “How to’s” of how to dress your little girl like a Disney Princess. Now don’t get me wrong, I LOVE Disney Princesses, from their beautiful dresses, perfect hair, gorgeous voices and most with ideal love stories in the mix you can’t help but become entranced with the characters.
Midi-chlorian "Without the midi-chlorians, life could not exist, and we would have no knowledge of the Force. They continually speak to us, telling us the will of the Force. When you learn to quiet your mind, you'll hear them speaking to you." ―Qui-Gon Jinn, to Anakin Skywalker[src] Even the Dark Side needs an ATM Random photo Submit your photo Stumble Thru black and white photography, people photography 100 Ideas That Changed Graphic Design by Maria Popova From visual puns to the grid, or what Edward Tufte has to do with the invention of the fine print. Design history books abound, but they tend to be organized by chronology and focused on concrete -isms.
Bantha Banthas were sturdy and easily domesticated beasts of burden that were found all over the galaxy. Anatomy Edit Life of a Pet AT-AT Here is something for my geek friends, who have always wanted their very own pet AT-AT. Patrick Biovin has created this amazing of a day in life video of a pet AT-AT. Here is a video of how Patrick made the movie, using green screening (which was actually pink) etc. Follow: 42Concepts
NeuroKnitting by Varvara Guljajeva , Mar Canet , and Sebastian Mealla Special thanx to Sytse Wierenga! We have plotted brainwave activity into a knitted pattern. Using a wearable, non-invasive EEG headset, we recorded users’ affective states while listening to Bach’s “Goldberg Variations”, concretely the aria and its first seven variations. The audio was about 10 minutes long and we downsampled each second of the signal coming from the 14 channels of the EEG device. Three main features were measured: relaxation, excitement, and cognitive load.
Wampa "The kid ran into something, and it wasn't just the cold." Wampa ice creatures were carnivorous predatory reptomammals indigenous to the remote Outer Rim Territories ice planet Hoth. The bipedal beasts stood over two meters in height with shaggy white fur constantly stained by the blood and guts of slaughtered prey. Wampas were armed with jagged yellow teeth and deadly claws. Do It: 20 Years of Famous Artists' Irreverent Instructions for Art Anyone Can Make by Maria Popova “Art is something that you encounter and you know it’s in a different kind of space from the rest of your life, but is directly connected to it.” One afternoon in 1993, legendary art critic, curator, and interviewer extraordinaire Hans Ulrich Obrist — mind of great wisdom on matters as diverse as the relationship between patterns and chance and the trouble with “curation” itself — sat down in Paris’s Café Select with fellow co-conspirers Christian Boltanski and Bertrand Lavier, and the do it project was born: A series of instructional procedures by some of the greatest figures in contemporary art, designed for anyone to follow as a sort of DIY toolkit for creating boundary-expanding art. Over the twenty years that followed, manifestations of the project popped up in exhibitions around the world, from the most underground galleries to the most prestigious museums. RECIPE FOR BUCKY FULLER Skin but do not stone a peach. Sculptor Nairy Baghramian (2012):