What to say to a Climate Change Sceptic:

DJ Spooky on what to say to a climate change sceptic: “What planet are you on?” More with the multimedia artist one critic called ‘Einstein with a better haircut’ in this Mother Jones interview.

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A couple dudes having a GREAT time at an airport

So very nice to see people enjoying themselves. Here are a couple guys having a great time at an empty airport terminal. Dallas Fort Worth (DFW), to be specific. After learning that they’d have to spend the night after their connection was cancelled, Joe Ayala and Larry Chen didn’t moan …

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A time lapse experiment (LJ Pics of the Day)

There was no LJ Pic of the Day yesterday because I was too busy with 2500+ LJ Pics of the day. Hopefully this will make up for the lapse. With Eric Solheim’s One Year in 2 minutes as inspiration, I decided to conduct a time lapse experiment of my own …

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Disturbing performance of Dickinson’s ‘Much madness is divinest sense’

Yes, fairly terrifying. In Polish with English subtitles, performed by Monika Wierzbicka, and directed by Michal Jaskulski.

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Underwater recordings of seal calls

I watched Werner Herzog’s Encounters at the End of the World last night and was just blown away by these seal calls recorded beneath the Antarctic ice.  Someone posted the bit on Youtube (the calls begin about 40 secs in): It’s an interesting film, examining among other things, the quirky …

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Scenes from a zombie sushi bar

Zombies invade a mini-mall, and one sushi-maker starts serving up nigiri made with severed fingers, in this scene from the Peter Jackson/George Romero-influenced BioZombie. Our non-zombie heroine must sample this delicacy, or be found out. io9 has a cool clip is here.

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Day of Light

Not a day passes that I don’t think back to at least one specific moment (usually it’s many) from one of several visits I made to Nicaragua, going back to 1990.  I was hoping to return this year, but it’s looking highly unlikely. Here’s a short film, Day of Light (Dia …

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Halloween in Ljubljana: Horror Marathon at Kinodvor

31 October is a holiday here, but Dan Reformacije, or, Reformation Day, has nothing to do with Halloween. (Does it?) But All Hallow’s Eve has nonetheless been catching on here over the past several years. I was caught off guard last year when a couple of kids, dressed as a …

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LJ Pic of the Day (City of Women)

The sign reads Lesbian Square, part of week-long street actions coinciding with this year’s City of Women festival. The actions are organized by The Insurrection of Lesbos, a group founded a year ago after a lesbian couple was thrown out of Ljubljana’s Orto Bar. The festival concludes today with a …

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LJ Pic of the Day – Kinodvor Reopens

Ljubljana’s Kinodvor, the Slovenian capital’s only art house cinema, reopened its doors this past Wednesday (01-Oct). A shortage of funds and a lack of visitors forced its shutdown in April. The City found the money to breathe life back into it and will now be running it. It includes a …

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