I build IT security programs, currently in pay media content security. Geek, photography, travel, carpentry, curling, foodie, homebrewer.
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Cerco Espresso Cup

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This is one good looking and surprisingly designed espresso cup.

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jth
5 days ago
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$85 espresso cup, LOLWUT?
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WoodSwimmer: A New Stop-Motion Short Made Entirely by Tediously Cutting Through Wood

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WoodSwimmer is a new short film by engineer and stop-motion animator Brett Foxwell, who has built armatures for films such as Boxtrolls and Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Created in collaboration with musician and animator bedtimes, the work follows a piece of raw wood through a milling machine, capturing its unique growth rings, knots, and weathered spots through a series of cross-sectional photographic scans. Due the speed at which the images are animated, the log’s grains begin to flow like granules of sand—shifting, mixing, and flowing in a vibrant dance that seems completely removed from its rigid material.

“Fascinated with the shapes and textures found in both newly-cut and long-dead pieces of wood, I envisioned a world composed entirely of these forms,” Foxwell told Colossal. “As I began to engage with the material, I conceived a method using a milling machine and an animation camera setup to scan through a wood sample photographically and capture its entire structure. Although a difficult and tedious technique to refine, it yielded gorgeous imagery at once abstract and very real. Between the twisting growth rings, swirling rays, knot holes, termites and rot, I found there is a lot going on inside of wood.”

Heads up: watching this full-screen in HD with sound makes all the difference. You can see more of Foxwell’s works, like his 19-minute film Fabricated, on his Vimeo.

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jth
13 days ago
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What a beautiful way to bring wood to life.
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Lightening up

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Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now.

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jth
111 days ago
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I almost choked on my snack at panel 5.
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Chat Systems

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I'm one of the few Instagram users who connects solely through the Unix 'talk' gateway.
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jth
132 days ago
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POST /inbox/new&msg=Hi!%20How%20have%20you%20been%3F%20It%27s%20been%20years%20since%20I%27ve%20seen%20you%20around.
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fmeggers
105 days ago
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Chaos communications

iPhone: 47.398945,8.541090
tante
131 days ago
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The Internet will connect us all ... just not really
Oldenburg/Germany
bitofabother
131 days ago
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Too real.
francisga
132 days ago
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I love that AIM users are not reachable any other way.
Lafayette, LA, USA
adamgurri
132 days ago
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THIS
New York, NY
mrobold
132 days ago
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The struggle is real.
Orange County, California
JayM
132 days ago
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No bubble for: Email-SMS-Jabber-iMessage-Skype-IRC-TwitterDM-LinkedIn-PrivateForums-NewsBlurComments
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mindspillage
132 days ago
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Also, NewsBlur comments.
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drchuck
132 days ago
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Nobody uses Wikipedia talk pages?
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alt_text_bot
132 days ago
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I'm one of the few Instagram users who connects solely through the Unix 'talk' gateway.
HarlandCorbin
132 days ago
I found me on the diagram, i seem to be in a lonely group.

Some call it a snow day. Others call it a Tuesday.

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jth
226 days ago
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Yup!
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Linear Regression

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The 95% confidence interval suggests Rexthor's dog could also be a cat, or possibly a teapot.
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jth
329 days ago
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This!
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marcrichter
331 days ago
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Lovely :)
tbd
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alt_text_bot
331 days ago
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The 95% confidence interval suggests Rexthor's dog could also be a cat, or possibly a teapot.
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