This is Water
In 2005, author David Foster Wallace was asked to give the commencement address to the 2005 graduating class of Kenyon College. However, the resulting speech didn’t become widely known until 3 years later, after his tragic death. It is, without a doubt, some of the best life advice we’ve ever come across, and perhaps the most simple and elegant explanation of the real value of education.
Jerry Seinfeld on How to Write a Joke
How to Draw Mario by creator Shigeru Miyamoto. via maloneybaloney
Other than drawing Ninja Turtles and Astro Boy as a kid, I also taught myself to draw Super Mario.
I love these text heavy magazine covers. There’s something about the colour choice that makes this amazing!
The Super Supercapacitor
Ric Kaner and co. have found a practical way to make graphene, using a graphene oxide coated plastic disc and a DVD burner, and have discovered a way to use them as supercapacitors, which have a much faster charge and discharge rate than batteries and traditional capacitors. The implications of rapid charging of electronic devices could be huge, as it would anything from handheld devices to electric cars to be recharged in seconds to minutes.
This is absolutely incredible and is going to change the world.
Tesla needs to buy these guys now.
If you only have time to watch one thing today, you need to watch this video. I know you have time to do so, it’s only 7 minutes or so and that’s if you skip the credits. Even if you watch it for the craft and all the animation in this thing, please just watch it and listen.
Just do it for me today
Amazing animations on bullying.
Created by Jelo Zapanza
Official art showcased at Graphika Manila 2013
Borderlands’ Randy Pitchford “Video Games Are Magic” D.I.C.E 2013
Students learn Mandarin in 8 weeks with this “Holodeck” experience.
“The Art of Inspiration” with Dead Space’s Glen Schofield - D.I.C.E. 2013
Great talk by Aaron James Draplin (by CreativeMornings)