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Come and See: Sight and Sound

Posted: 21st March 2017 by Sus Scrofa in Oddly Enough
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Link (Gore) Elem Klimov’s Come and See is widely regarded as one of the best war movies ever made. Channel Criswell explains how Klimov broke from the fundamentals of sound and perspective in order to effectively express the mind-breaking brutality of war. More Awesome Stuff: The World of Ralph BakshiM. Night Shyamalan & TwistsBrilliant Character [...]

Betcha didn’t see that coming (15 GIFs)

Posted: 21st March 2017 by Sus Scrofa in Oddly Enough
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World’s Longest Ski Jumps

Posted: 19th March 2017 by Sus Scrofa in Oddly Enough
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Link Skier Stefan Kraft broke the record for the world’s longest ski jump, gliding an astounding 253.5 meters (~832 ft) through the air during an event at Vikersund, just moments after Robert Johansson broke the record at 252 meters (~827 ft). Both jumps were extraordinary. More Awesome Stuff: Torey Pudwill’s Flatbar FrenzyJetpack Skiing 2.0Rollerblading Mountain [...]

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A Fictive Flight Above Real Mars

Posted: 16th March 2017 by Sus Scrofa in Oddly Enough
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Link Jan Fröjdman painstakingly parsed through thousands of images captured by NASA’s HiRISE camera to recreate the topography of Mars. While his aim wasn’t to create a scientifically-accurate representation of the planet’s arid surface, the result is still stunning. More Awesome Stuff: Impossible PlanetsSpaceX: Look UpInfinitiudeAlaskan Skies 360º Time-LapsesMars (Trailer) The Awesomer

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Casually Explained: Flirting

Posted: 14th March 2017 by Sus Scrofa in Oddly Enough
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Link (PG-13: Language) “Good handshake, remember their name, remember your name… pick two.” Casually Explained explains that flirting takes practice, that men and women express their interest differently, and that there’s a… different… version of empathy. More Awesome Stuff: The Secret World of StuffTouch Bar Nyan CatSystem of a SpongeKidman Blows Fallon’s Mind 2Dancing Nathan [...]