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Pixar's 22 Rules of Storytelling
Cool New Platform For Supporting Artists: Patreon, From...
I'm obviously a big fan of crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter, but I've always argued that it's just one of many models that content creators can use to succeed today. In fact, for a long time, I've felt that the biggest...
1X - African Sunset by Marsel van Oosten
1x is an online photo gallery and social network. What makes 1x different is that every photo displayed has been hand picked by a curator.
How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method
How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method. The snowflake method of writing a novel is a scientific approach to writing a book and was invented by Randy Ingermanson, an award-winning author of fiction. This method shows how to write a novel that...
All sizes | Nature's Fireworks
Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you...
Time Well Spent | Futility Closet
An idler's miscellany of compendious amusements
Solar goes Hyper in the U.S.
HyperSolar magnifying film can increase solar panel efficiency by up to 300%, making solar competitive with fossil fuels.
Alexander Fedosov — worx @ ShockBlast
BlaBlaMeter - Bullshit detection tool
BlaBla Meter - Bullshit detection tool
the drawings of Leonardo da Vinci
An ever-growing collection of drawings by Leonardo da Vinci thumbnailed and available for downloading.
100 Exquisite Adjectives
Adjectives -- descriptive words that modify nouns -- often come under fire for their cluttering quality, but often it's quality, not quantity, that is the issue. Plenty of tired adjectives are available to spoil a good sentence, but when you find jus...
This Photo Is Actually a Pencil Perfect Drawing
At just 22 years old, Italian artist Diego Fazo has developed the skill to create using a simple charcoal pencil. His latest creation, pictured below, has drawn hundreds of positive comments on his Deviant Art profile.
Amazing 3D Drawings
Fredo‘s artwork looks like it comes to life from a piece of paper. It is outstanding! Photos © Fredo Link via Bored Panda
Wolfram MathWorld: The Web's Most Extensive Mathematics...
What Boston Means To America : NPR
Arabic Calligraphy by M.J. Alhabeeb
The Bill of Rights (including the Preamble to the Bill of...
Conventions of a number of the States having at the time of their adopting the Constitution, expressed a desire, in order to prevent misconstruction or abuse of its powers, that further declaratory and restrictive clauses should be added: And as exte...
Euro Zone Crisis Has Increased I.M.F.'s Power
Is Inflation Harmless or Even Good?
A Fed employee argues that inflation is harmless. I argue that it is a rip-off for everyone who uses dollars.
HowStuffWorks "How Credit Cards Work"
Credit cards have an interesting history. Learn how a credit card works, from the magnetic stripe to how you can get rid of that high interest balance.
60 insane cloud formations from around the world [PICs]
STANDING IN A CORNFIELD IN INDIANA, I once saw a fat roll cloud (like #4 below) float directly over my head. It's a 12-year-old memory that remains fresh. There was a moment mild panic just as the cloud reached me — I thought.
What Should I Read Next? Book recommendations from readers...
Enter a book you like and the site will analyse our huge database of real readers' favorite books to provide book recommendations and suggestions for what to read next. The site has been used more than 10 million times! (You can register for free on...
Fishing Knots | How to Tie Fishing Knots
Animated Knots by Grog - index of fishing knots
Visualization of a 4D animation
A List of Books | 623 of the Best Books ever Written
13 "Top 100 Books" lists combined and condensed in to one master list, for the benefit of your reading pleasure. 623 books in all -- a lifetime of reading potential!
20 awesome examples of street art
20 awesome examples of street art