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There are no words for how happy this makes me.
I’m on mobile and this gif was loading really slow so I thought this was just a nature gif at first.
Gandalf checks his emails (behind the scenes in the set of the Hobbit)
Behold the Periodic Table of Storytelling – a guide to the tropes, characters, and story elements of great stories. Complement with Kurt Vonnegut on the 5 essential shapes of stories and Nabokov on the 3 qualities a great storyteller must have.
(HT Open Culture)
Eugen Krüger (1832-1876), Stag
something calming about the way sand looks
Animatronics for the Remus Lupin werewolf suit, which was ultimately not used in favor of an all-CGI creature.
Victories in mother of pearl.
The bending of a light ray depends only on the angle it hits the lens, and not on the thickness of the glass. This means thick lenses can be made thinner, as shown here. This is called a Fresnel lens, and is used to make magnifying sheets as well as in lighthouses. [more] [video] [code]
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