Amazing timelapse-like video of aging made from family portraits


The above video, created by filmmaker Anthony Cerniello, is equal parts mind-blowing and unsettling. With help from a couple of animators and a photographer, Cerniello, created the timelapse-like animation that captures the process of aging in a way we’ve never seen before.



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5 secrets every presenter should know about people


“The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public,” George Jessel famously quipped.  Dr. Susan Weinschenk unpacks the secrets of eliciting response from people — the core purpose of design, it’s been argued — through a combination of behavioral science, psychology, and practical examples to alleviate the misery and mystery of public speaking in 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People.

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Shocking Animation of the Progression of Unemployment in the U.S.


Animated chart of the progression of unemployment rates by county between January 2007 and today.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are nearly 31 million people currently unemployed — that’s including those involuntarily working part-time and those who want a job, but have given up on trying to find one. In the face of the worst economic upheaval since the Great Depression, millions of Americans are hurting.


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Top 10 Most Outrageous Clocks

Top 10 Most Outrageous Clocks

The executive desk, with moving gears – made by Dale Mathis

“Time does not exist. Clocks exist.” – wall graffiti 

Today we look at various clocks and means to tell the time, a fleeting continuum that is otherwise invisible and even irrelevant, especially when considered as a disappearing line between absolute concepts of “past” and “future”. (Pics)

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10 Amazing Miniature Works Of Art

10 Amazing Miniature Works Of Art 

Miniature Art

There’s something sort of magical about miniatures, especially when they’re strikingly lifelike. The artists who create these tiny wonders look at life from a different scale than the rest of us, and their work often requires intense patience, concentration and a steady hand. From sculptures too small to be seen by the naked eye to sweaters knitted with needles the diameter of a human hair, here are 10 incredible works of amazingly tiny art. (Pics) (Video)

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Sketchory: Shareable Collection of 250,000 Sketches


Art, art, and more art!

Philipp Lenssen of Google Blogoscoped, Nikolai Kordulla and Dominik Schmid have just released a nifty new website called Sketchory. The site features over 250,000 sketches (cartoons, scribbles and other fascinating artwork) that you can copy, remix, embed, view as animation and so on.

The sketches use Creative Commons license, so you’re free to use it even in commercial settings (say, create a book of sketches – with a maximum of 1,000 images).

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