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Astronomy Picture of the Day Archive. John Carpenter’s ‘The Thing’: The Story of an SF Horror Game-Changer. How Roger Deakins Shot and Lit Blade Runner 2049. ‘Blade Runner’: A Game-Changing Science-Fiction Classic. Foucault’s 'History of Sexuality': A Marxist engagement. Foucault’s 'History of Sexuality': A Marxist engagement Details Written by Jordan Humphreys Sexuality in the twenty-first century is riven with contradictions.

Foucault’s 'History of Sexuality': A Marxist engagement

We are told that in the aftermath of the sexual revolution of the sixties that we live in an era of sexual freedom, and this is backed up by real changes in society over the last several decades. Solaris Discussion Questions. 1.

Solaris Discussion Questions

Liana Bresler The film often made use of reflections, both in as a cinematographic device as well as in the development of the philosophical plot development of the film. CINE Y PSICOLOGÍA: STALKER (Andrej Tarkovsky, 1979) - PARTE I -: Sobre la naturaleza del camino y del deseo. En Stalker y en Solaris si algo no me interesaba era la ciencia ficción.

CINE Y PSICOLOGÍA: STALKER (Andrej Tarkovsky, 1979) - PARTE I -: Sobre la naturaleza del camino y del deseo.

Pero, desgraciadamente, en Solaris aun hubo muchos elementos de ciencia ficción, que distraían de lo esencial. Todas aquellas naves espaciales que aparecían en la novela de Stanislav Lem, indudablemente, estaban bien elaboradas y tenían su interés, pero, vistas las cosas desde hoy, opino que la idea fundamental de aquella película se habría expresado con mucha más claridad si hubiéramos prescindido de todo aquello. La ciencia ficción no era en Stalker más que un punto de partida táctico, útil para ayudarnos a destacar aún más gráficamente el conflicto moral, que era lo esencial para nosotros.

Pero en todo lo que le sucede al protagonista en esa película no hay ciencia ficción de ningún tipo. Stalker no es simplemente el guía de un tour por la zona, él es también un guía espiritual. El vellocino de oro, el Santo Grial o el arca de la alianza son ejemplos de este tipo de tesoros. Hablar de la ruta, del viaje. Open Culture - The best free cultural & educational media on the web. Aboriginal Culture - Aboriginal Religion and Ceremony.

Aboriginal Religion Aboriginal Ceremony.

Aboriginal Culture - Aboriginal Religion and Ceremony

Aboriginal religion, like many other religions, is characterised by having a god or gods who created people and the surrounding environment during a particular creation period at the beginning of time. Aboriginal people are very religious and spiritual, but rather than praying to a single god they cannot see, each group generally believes in a number of different deities, whose image is often depicted in some tangible, recognisable form. This form may be that of a particular landscape feature, an image in a rock art shelter, or in a plant or animal form. Wandjina bring the Wet Season rains to the people of the Kimberley.

Las perversiones en el cine de David Lynch. Por José Andrés Solórzano becerra Comenzar este reportaje final me resulto sumamente difícil, ya que no sabía que tema elegir.

Las perversiones en el cine de David Lynch

Siempre me he considerado una persona idealista y con responsabilidad social, lo cual me llevo a intentar primero, tratar temas que atañen a la sociedad como la situación del Tíbet o los extraños manejos al rededor de los sindicalizados mexicanos. Sin embargo, la temática no me resultaba completamente interesante, así que decidí darle un giro totalmente nuevo a mi trabajo y dedicarlo a mi obsesión por los últimos dos años, David Lynch y su cine perverso. Perception of Depth - Brian Koberlein. If you’ve ever watched a 3D movie, you’ve noticed how the image on the screen appears to have a certain depth to it.

Perception of Depth - Brian Koberlein

Certain objects just seem farther away. Other objects (usually pointy things) seem to leap out from the screen. You’ve also probably noticed that you have to wear a pair of glasses to watch the movie. If you take the glasses off during the movie, things look somewhat blurry. 3D movies work by projecting two movies at the same time. This trick works because (most) humans have depth perception. Depth perception is possible because a closer object exhibits a parallax shift when compared to more distant object. We can use the same effect to measure the distances of stars, using the width of Earth’s orbit.

The cult of Cthulhu: real prayer for a fake tentacle. Forty-one years ago in New York City, a man known only as Simon walks into a witchcraft supply shop with a cardboard manuscript box, the kind of thing you see in library rare book departments.

The cult of Cthulhu: real prayer for a fake tentacle

He estimates that the work in his possession is six or seven hundred years old. Simon is a Slavonic Orthodox priest, a student of the occult, but until he walked into that shop he didn't know anything about H.P. This War Photographer Embedded Himself in a Video Game. The Last of Us Remastered is a post-apocalyptic video game released earlier this year on PlayStation 4 with an in-game Photo Mode, which freezes the game and lets players shoot, edit and share photographs of their achievements.

This War Photographer Embedded Himself in a Video Game

TIME assigned conflict photographer Ashley Gilbertson to use the Photo Mode to document the game’s protagonists as they fight to survive in a zombie-infested world. Gilbertson writes about his experience. Astronomia - Espacio Profundo - Biografías. DE MECANICA CUÁNTICA. Ciencia de Bolsillo. El blog de Francisco R. Villatoro. A Curious Mind. Here are five science stories that I found intriguing during 2013.

A Curious Mind

I don’t mean to imply that these necessarily represent the most important discoveries, rather, these are simply stories that, for one reason or another, caught my attention more than others. 1. Great Ball of Fire On the morning of February 15, an asteroid that penetrated the Earth’s atmosphere unnoticed (Figure 1), exploded above the Siberian town of Chelyabinsk. The resulting shockwave shattered windows, destroyed buildings, and injured more than 1,500 people. Saturn: Jewel of the Solar System.

H.R. Giger, 1940-2014: the Xenomorph's father. It seems wrong to say that Swiss surrealist H.R.

H.R. Giger, 1940-2014: the Xenomorph's father

Giger "passed away" at age 74. Let's respect the man's vision and avoid euphemisms. Say that he died and that his remains will merge with infinity. Giger was a painter, sculptor, graphic artist and production designer. Gwarlingo – The Polaroids of Andrei Tarkovsky : The Mystery of Everyday Life. Polaroid by Andrei Tarkovsky from the book Instant Light: Tarkovsky Polaroids from Thames and Hudson. Gavin Rothery Blog - A Matter Of Electric Sheep. Blade Runner is one of those films that gets written about a lot, it's a very special movie. Even though it's almost thirty years old it still beats out the competiton. Metal Gear Solid 2 – Sons of Liberty. Metal Gear Solid 2. No tengo palabras para él… y a la vez tengo tantas… Hay tanto sobre qué hablar en este juego… Si me he resistido a hacer una entrada hasta hoy es porque hace falta una cantidad ingente de tiempo para realizarla y otra tanta para leerla y macerarla.

Thomas Mann.