Category : nerds
How was your Thanksgiving? Not this badass.
Raina Lee’s parents were pack rats. And when they died she inherited 35 years worth of her parents’ stuff crammed into a 3-car garage in Southern California. The garage was a mythic place where as I child I could find anything– gadgets, kitchen wares, stamp collections, bags of money, and clothes. Now that my parents are gone, I’m clearing out their mess but discovering more than ever about their lives. She’s posting her finds on her Infinite Garage project daily and selling some of it on Etsy.
I know what you want, even if you don’t. It’s some obscure, second-tier, 80’s new wave. You may not realize this is what you need now, as you tidy the apartment and do a little laundry. But, really you want to download a few things from Crispy Nuggets.
Invasion of Poland began this morning. Warsaw bombed. For more than a year, the folks at the Orwell Prize and the Orwell Trust have been posthumously blogging George Orwell’s diary entries in real time, 70 years to the day since each entry was originally written. See images from the diary and follow along in a Google Maps travelogue.
Let me be the first to welcome our iPhone robot overlords.
I wanted to see if it would be fun to make a horror movie. My uncle sent me a book called $30 Film School. It taught me how to do lighting and how you set up the camera. I typed the script in red to make it scary. That’s how nine year-old filmmaker Emma Kenney describes how she started to make her movie, The New Girl in Town, which debuted last week at the New Jersey International Film Festival. Read more.
Missouri high school student, Aimee Kick, made her prom dress out of coffee filters. She spent about a month on the entire project; folding and cutting as well as staining, dying, sewing, and hand blow-drying the coffee filters.
You’re not doing anything for the rest of the day, right? Then you’ve got time for the Tone Matrix.