For the past 40 years, Industrial Light & Magic has cooked up the special effects for countless movies and basically helped shape the imagination of movie watchers. They put together this reel of some of their work and the movies featured are basically any good movie with special effects in them.
The weather isn’t great and the pubs close too early and the food is often better in other cities and yet London is still one of the capitals of the world and is packed with so much history. Photographer Vincent LaForet took these amazing aerial shots of London and seeing the city overhead like this reminds you why that is.
Continue reading These ridiculously detailed aerial photos of London are stunning
African knowledge was not only passed down orally.
The notion that ancient African education was oral and not written is only a myth. In his book, “Reversing Sail: A History of the African Diaspora,” Dr. Michael Gomez, an author andprofessor of history and Middle Eastern and Islamic studies at New York University, declares that, from 300 B.C. to A.D. 350, the Meroë civilization had developed a writing system of its own.
The iconic sports apparel and sneaker company has lost significant market share and muddled its image with consumers. Its latest push into hip-hop fashion has some analysts wondering whether it can ever outrun Nike again.
The age of multibillion-dollar bank fines with no admission of wrongdoing is over. The Justice Department announced Wednesday morning that five banks pleaded guilty to market manipulation, while also paying billions of dollars in fines.
The most fundamental outdoor skill is also often one of the most misunderstood. Learn these five campfires and you’ll be able to cook food, scare off wild animals, stay warm or just have a bonfire on the beach. They’re simple, but everyone can probably learn something here.
You’ve decided to buy a new pair of shoes, and you’re going to pay for them by tapping your smartphone against the checkout stand. It’s just like using your credit card — except that it isn’t. Here’s what’s really happening to the money on your phone, when you spend it and when you are just carrying it around.