Brand X has reunited and is touring. You should try to see them when they come to your town. Here's a taste of what you'll see and hear: Nuclear Burn.
|David Burdeny's photographs evoke comparisons to abstract painting but that shouldn't be surprising (see some of the paintings of Richard Diebenkorn).|
Director Brad Bird shares some of his insight on animated films. First, animation isn't a genre. Second, animation is about how things feel not how things are. (Sound familiar? Think abstract art; how does it make you feel, not what is it.)
Yes, this is a thing - the online encyclopedia of integer sequences. For example, cubes whose largest decimal digit is 3.
Lots of maps today. Purely coincidence. Starting with this map of migrations.
|Every country's tourism slogan. Canada's "keep exploring" might be sending the message it thinks it is.|
The case for nuclear power.
Vintage American images.
This past week was the anniversary of painter Clyfford Still's birth in 1904. One of his ten quotes published by his namesake museum in celebration of the anniversary is "space and figure in my canvases had been resolved into a total psychic entity."
|This animated map of population density shows the history of migration and settlement in the U.S.|
It's a map and it's science. Take 8 minutes for this video presentation of the Map of Physics.
How to spot the International Space Station.
If you only listen to one mashup all year, make it this one: DJ Earworm's United State of Pop 2016.
You should buy this if only for the name, but cheese is a bonus: the Fondoodler, a hot glue gun filled with cheese.
...by managing the easy. ~Lao Tzu