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“The Man with the Beautiful Eyes” by Charles Bukowski

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“The Old New World”

I am haunted by old photographs and Zakharoff has literally made these old photos come alive in a way that makes them even more intriguing. I wanted this animation to last much longer. I hope he will continue to mine … Continue reading

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Wintergatan- Marble Machine

The musical band/group Wintergatan (Swedish for “Milky Way”) is a creative group of musicians who utilize unexpected objects and mechanical devices to create their sound. They call their style of music — folktronica. This Marble Machine was created and built … Continue reading

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“The Life of death” by Marcia Onderstijn

(Thanks, ER, for the link)

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Rob Cantor

Every Friday at school we have activity period, a time when students can sign up for a wide range of activities sponsored by faculty and staff at school. For years now I have sponsored Short Films where the students and … Continue reading

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Kensho

Kensho, 見性, in Japanese and in the Zen tradition, means initial insight or awakening, but not yet full Buddhahood or satori. It literally means “seeing” (ken) “nature” or “essence” (sho).

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“Яблочко”

xxx This film, created in 1946 by Ivan and Vladimir Nikitchenko, was produced by the Soyuzdetfilm, later called the Gorky Film Studio, originally founded in 1915. “Яблочко” (or “Little Apple”) is a masterful short film of pioneering special effects, specifically the … Continue reading

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