Jean Giraud, aka Moebius, was a comic book artist who combined blinding speed with boundless imagination. He shaped the look of Alien, Empire Strikes Back and The Fifth Element. He reimagined the Silver Surfer for Stan Lee. And he is an acknowledged influence on everyone from Japanese animating great Hayao Miyazaki to sci-fi writer William Gibson. In 1996, [ […]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ko6J9v1C9zE In January, we featured series of short animations from BBC Radio 4 addressing the question “How Did Everything Begin?” In February, we featured its follow-up on an equally eternal question, “What Makes Us Human?” Both came scripted by Philosophy Bites co-creator Nigel Warburton and narrated by X-Files co-star Gilli […]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhlqysmOvFA Just a quick note to let you know that 190 MOOCS are getting started this month. You can find them all on our comprehensive list, curated with the help of our friends at Class Central. As always, the MOOCs cover many different topics — everything from Kierkegaard and World War 1, to American Capitalism and The Divin […]
Two years ago my partner, Guillaume, and I were both burdened by high rent, a multitude of belongings, college debt and careers that allowed us to maintain that lifestyle. I was beginning to believe I’d never be able to pursue my passion for writing and Guillaume felt the same way about his photography. Then we came across tiny houses.
Having been to hundreds of Churches and Cathedrals around the world in my many years of travel, I have only recently figured out this unique way of photographing and capturing the inner beauty of their architecture. Finding the perfect location in the center aisle then shooting vertically from the pew to the back of the church gives the perspective that only […]