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20 Oct 04:00

October 20, 2014


Thanks so much to LSC, and to everyone who came out for BAHFest. We hope you all had a grand time!
18 Oct 02:37

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Penn and Teller on Vaccinations - Video

And even if that Autism thing was true (WHich it fucking isn’t) your kid is still safe from these diseases.

What’s fucking worse? You saying you’d rather have dead kid then and Autistic one? Seriously Anti-vaxxers need to banished to the moon something.

preach it

This is also why shit like Autism Speaks is fucking terrible.

People are so terrified of autism due to their campaigning that they’re willing to put LIVES at risk to avoid a child who has it.

Without that fear, the anti-vaccination campaign would have never taken off.

17 Oct 14:56

Pixel art nível master

by IdeaFixa

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Pixel Tumblr.

Octavi Navarro é um artista e ilustrador que mora em Barcelona, Espanha, e trata os 8 bits dos jogos de video game dos ano 1980 e 1990 com muita seriedade. Na verdade, ele leva o conceito a um tipo de gourmetização dos 8 bits no tumblr que alimenta com os painéis complexos que contam pequenas histórias. A quantidade de detalhes e a criatividade da narrativa são impressionantes.

 

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19 Oct 18:36

Thanks!

I’m feeling grateful this morning for the thousands of users that have chosen to purchase premium subscriptions to The Old Reader.  We know you have other options and that many of you are paying for premium accounts even though you don’t necessarily need all of the premium features.  It means a lot to us and will ensure the continued growth of this valuable resource.

The Old Reader to us is about having a neutral and ad free tool for keeping on top of the information that is important to you.  It’s also about connecting with other people to share meaningful information.

So in honor of you… we will once again show a picture of a cat.  It’s the least we could do.  Thanks!

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03 Oct 12:35

Outside the Box

by Grant
 

You can order a poster print of this comic at my shop.
07 Oct 20:46

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11 Oct 14:49

Нет это мое!

by http://d3.ru/user/kingliar
10 Oct 18:00

Get Lost In Markus Linnenbrink’s Hypnotic Rainbow Installations

by Lindsey Rae Gjording

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New York-based German artist Markus Linnenbrink has created an enchanting installation which envelops visitors in a disorienting colorful pattern. Although not exactly in a ROYGBIV formation, this rainbow room, made of bold hues of acrylic paint covered in epoxy on resin, creates a unique experience for viewers. The piece above is named “WASSERSCHEIDE(DESIREALLPUTTOGETHER)” and is currently up in Germany at the art center Kunsthalle Nuernberg until October 12th.

Linnenbrink has worked within this use of line work and colors for much of his artistic career. While some of his shows have featured conventional paint on canvas work, he often utilizes the space to its maximum effect. Linnenbrink composes a piece of art one walks into, is a part of, and can see from all vantage points. One really intriguing work of his, shown below, features colored line paintings hung on walls that are doused in lines of grey and black.

The artist toys with color and boundaries of separation. The colors bleed into one another, drip lines form from gravity, and each layer is pulled into subsequent layers. Despite the rigidity of the lined patterns, there is always this aspect of chaos and an unwillingness to be contained. Boundary breaking, inside of the canvas and outside of it, stretching his vision across whatever parameters may be set architecturally. The dramatized effect of this work becomes atmospheric; how one relates to the space then changes, as the lines and contours of walls are abstracted, nearly dissolved, through the blanket of pattern. The piece is primarily dictated by the space it is shown in, but ultimately the space is taken over by the artwork, creating an interested and entirely unique interaction between the two within each and every installation.

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10 Oct 17:00

Lia Melia’s Swirling And Turbulent Paintings Of The Forceful Ocean

by Sara Barnes

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Artist Lia Melia grew up a few minutes walk away from the sea, and today it is still her main source of inspiration. And, you can definitely tell – her colorful, swirling paintings are reminiscent of the large body of water. Mythology has also been a life-long love of hers, and she depicts elemental forces that are represented by the gods.

Melia uses a variety of methods to create these highly-textured works, and she’s developed her practice over the course of many years. Powered pigments and solvents are baked into aluminium, or occasionally, onto glass. She uses fluid mixes which require high levels of control, so they are often thickened to make the medium easier to use. Different elements are layered to give them a rich, visual depth.

Looking closely at these paintings, we see that her skill in creating textures give the illusion of crashing waves, stormy skies, and ocean foam. Melia’s tightly-cropped compositions freeze a split second in time, and anyone who has stood in the water can imagine what happens beyond this scene. (Via Saatchi Art Tumblr)

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10 Oct 20:02

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10 Oct 15:26

Winter

by Reza

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06 Oct 15:26

Newswire: The Better Call Saul music video is as catchy as meth

by Sean O'Neal

As promised, AMC used the waning hours of its Breaking Bad marathon to debut a Better Call Saul music video. And while many expected to see Saul Goodman marrying girlfriend Stephanie Seymour while Jesse Pinkman rips an amazing guitar solo in the desert, as Breaking Bad taught us, expectations often go awry and that was “November Rain.” Instead we got country music’s Junior Brown, with lyrical help from Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould, wrangling a little ditty about the myriad misdeeds committed by Saul’s clients—DUI, vandalism, insurance fraud, child abduction, shoplifting a George Foreman grill—and why they’d better call him. Fair warning: Even more so than the Heisenberg ballad “Negro y Azul,” Brown’s song has a chorus that’s meth levels of addictive.


30 Sep 22:15

The Entrancing Cinemagraph Creations of Julien Douvier

by DL Cade
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This is beautiful!

The cinemagraph genre is one of the most exciting to follow because, unlike almost every other type of “photography” (in quotes since you they aren’t photos in the traditional sense of the word), it’s not yet oversaturated with phenomenal work.

Almost everywhere you turn you’ll find a great street photographer, or landscape photographer, or fine art photographer. But when you stumble across a master at creating cinemagraphs, he or she is one of only a handful. Julien Douvier is one such photographer.

As you might remember, earlier this month we featured a number of Douvier’s cinemagraphs of moving water.

Douvier is based out of Strasbourg, France, and his ability to combine well-crafted photographic compositions with just a touch of motion somewhere in the frame makes his cinemagraphs some of the most compelling we’ve run across.

Not limited by one genre, his photographs range from landscapes and nature scenes to street photography, sometimes augmented by only the slightest bit of motion, and at other times completely wrapped up by it. Below are some of our favorites from his sizable cinemagraph portfolio:

To see more of Douvier’s work or follow along as he creates more, head over to his website or give him a follow on Tumblr and Behance.

(via My Modern Met)


Image credits: Cinemagraphs by Julien Douvier

11 Oct 16:18

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11 Oct 21:00

How to Understand Introverted People

09 Oct 12:30

Alright, Let's Roll

Alright, Let's Roll

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Tagged: gifs , critters , scooters , giraffes
09 Oct 14:30

That Looks Great

That Looks Great

GIF me your food.

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Tagged: Cats , food , gifs , theft
09 Oct 16:17

I fixed it for you.

by thebloggess

Yesterday I got an email from a very sweet girl who wanted to tell me how happy she was to have found “this tribe of bizarre stranglings” because she finally figured out she wasn’t alone and there were others out there like her.  And it was very lovely, although I did think it was odd that she was witnessing so many stranglings here, but then I realized that she meant “strangelings” (like “changelings” but stranger, and that spellcheck had probably changed it for her because spellcheck is an asshole who doesn’t understand the fluidity of language.)  She also included this quote from the Breakfast Club because she thought it fit our odd community so well:

we're all pretty bizarre

And I agree.

And I decided to write this post in case you needed to be reminded of how important you are to me, and to all the other strangelings and misfits out there who find themselves at this blog, and realize they aren’t alone, and get the support they need to be the dazzlingly odd person they are without apology.  You have no idea how important you are.

And I love the quote, but I did feel it needed a small tweak to reflect the us that we’ve become:

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Never change, sweet strangelings.

09 Oct 17:50

Jakub Rozalski's dystopian sci-fi countryside paintings

by David Pescovitz
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The future bullies its way into the traditional European countryside in German artist Jakub Rozalski's dystopian paintings. (more…)

09 Oct 19:38

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Will never try the right one :/. Ever.



10 Oct 09:00

Demonstrating end-to-end automation to new employees

by sharhalakis

by necessaryaegis

09 Oct 22:47

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And they say I can’t land my first job unless I have any experience… #9gag

10 Oct 15:30

We Can All Learn Something From the Panda

We Can All Learn Something From the Panda

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10 Oct 17:21

Tom Fruin’s Stained Glass House Installed at Brooklyn Bridge Park

by Christopher Jobson

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Tom Fruins Stained Glass House Installed at Brooklyn Bridge Park stained glass sculpture New York glass
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Tom Fruins Stained Glass House Installed at Brooklyn Bridge Park stained glass sculpture New York glass
Gigi Altarejos

Tom Fruins Stained Glass House Installed at Brooklyn Bridge Park stained glass sculpture New York glass
DUMBO Arts Festival

Tom Fruins Stained Glass House Installed at Brooklyn Bridge Park stained glass sculpture New York glass
DUMBO Arts Festival

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DUMBO Arts Festival

As part of this year’s DUMBO Arts Festival, sculptor Tom Fruin installed his famous plexiglass house, Kolonihavehus, in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The multi-colored house was lit from inside and temporarily inhabited by performance duo CoreAct who engaged in a collaborative physical performance that is described here by DUMBO:

The colorful glass house is inhabited by two performers, who portray everyday dilemmas and lifestyle paradoxes in a subtle manner. They have lost the ability to meaningfully discriminate, and are trapped in a long chain of procrastination, mirroring our current social patterns.

You might also recognize Fruin’s other renowned sculpture in DUMBO, Watertower. (via My Modern Met)

11 Oct 01:39

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10 Oct 16:22

Why We Fight

10 Oct 22:07

Yearbook

11 Oct 04:53

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The Meme of our Years.

11 Oct 16:49

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