Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is. - Oscar Wilde
Animation, Art, and Other Shiny Things
The quest to build the better bird-feeder, that is, one that can’t be cleaned out by the squirrels, continues to escalate. Unfortunately for them, a squirrel’s persistence and resourcefulness are hard to defeat.
(you’re enjoying squirrelapalooza, aren’t you. i can tell…)
Your (sporadic) Friday Rogue Video is an educational film of the highest import!
Forget zombies, vampires, giant insects, or homicidal turkeys; if anything will be destroying life as we know it (that is not a politician), it will surely be robotic.
Daniel H Wilson is the world’s foremost authority on the potentials of a robot uprising and penned the book Robopocalypse. Epipheo Studios put together this instructive film to help maximize the possibility of our species’ survival.
h/t Miss Cellania (you should stop by her site, it’s most excellent. yes, you can go now, i’ll be right here when you get back. be sure to bookmark her site while you’re there, it’ll save you the trouble of trying to remember to do it later)
I first saw this video some years ago and seem to find interesting little nuances every time I watch it.
In this short stop-motion film by Paul Whittington a robot finds himself in a large labyrinth full of traps. In trying to find it’s way out it must face emotional and psychological challenges.