Photographer Jan Banning explores the issue of homelessness in a series of studio portraits called “Down and Out in the South.” (Photos)
Serious groundbreaking technology here. I have always said that motion controls for gaming, no matter what tech you used to derive your motion control, was a complete dead end for gaming, unless someone developed a revolutionary method to make it essential for gaming.
A screen shot from the aptly named Yoostar, which lets you play opposite Marlon Brando in ‘The Godfather’ or Marilyn Monroe in ‘Some Like It Hot,’ among other scenes
You ought to be in pictures, eh? Yoostar might provide your first big break at stardom — at least in your living room or out in cyberspace. This portable movie studio is like karaoke for the movies, featuring real actors and clips from actual movies.In one scene, I took over Humphrey Bogart’s role opposite Audrey Hepburn in Sabrina. In another I assumed Kevin Costner’s part (opposite Burt Lancaster) in Field of Dreams. You can be Brando’s Don Corleone in The Godfather. Or substitute for Elmo or Grover in Sesame Street.
Young London artists looking for cheap studio space in an expensive city are turning their eyes toward subway cars – though those eyes would be looking up, not down. That’s because these retired subway cars are actually on top of a warehouse-turned-art-gallery in Shoreditch, London, where they offer a sparse, multi-purpose space for artists who pay an oh-so-cheap $30 a month. Auro Foxcroft, the mind behind Village Underground, even got a sweet deal on the cars: £800 for four of them.
Here’s your chance to learn the fine art of total self-control from this radio DJ who stays on air, no matter what. Second video after the jump.
Tom Cruise playing Claus von Stauffenberg, leader of the July 20, 1944 plot to kill Hitler
It all started when 11 extras dressed in Nazi army uniforms tumbled out of a World War II-era truck in Berlin during the filming of Tom Cruise’s movie “Valkyrie.” Now, the actors are suing United Studios for $11 million.
Pipe Lighting at its Best?
The Lightpipe is a supercool light that looks like an industrial pipe.
The crew of the No One’s Listening podcast. L to R: Irene McGee, Mandy Brown, Chris Cornell, Skye Ladybug
Podcasting use is rising and now reaches 18% of the US population, up from 13% a year ago.
This one is totally amazing. Melodyne is a breakthrough technology that makes it possible to edit individual notes within chords and polyphonic audio material.
What this means is that people, working at home in their basements, can create entire symphonies. Crummy rock band can now sound great. And the music mashup playground will suddenly become the hottest new playground on earth.