Tag: animation

A brief history of pretty much everything

Thanks to C for this: http://laughingsquid.com/a-brief-history-of-pretty-much-everything

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Flipbook

I expect that most of us have owned, or possibly tried to make, a flip book at some stage in our lives. Here’s a searchable, if not very browsable, database of 5680 flip books. Look in the History, Typology and and Viewers

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If You Have a Cat You’ll Love This….

Appparently if you have a cat this video is extremely funny. If you don’t you’ll probably wonder what all the fuss is about. With over 45 million combined hits on Youtube, here is Simon’s Cat! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s13dLaTIHSg

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Procrastination is the thief of time!

Do you ever find yourself doing everything except the thing you’re actually supposed to be doing? Why not put off your important stuff a little longer and spend some time procrastinating with the help of this very funny video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4P785j15Tzk (Thanks

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Pib & Pog

As it’s Friday, lets end the week with something light-hearted. Pib and Pog is a witty pastiche of classic children’s programmes. Created by Aardman Animations, the people who bought us Wallace and Gromit, Pib and Pog bring a whole new

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1066 And All That

Has anyone ever wondered how the Battle of Hastings would have been presented had the Normans been able to make use of computer animation? Well take a look at this interesting piece I discovered a while ago: http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=bDaB-NNyM8o This edited account

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Kiwi!

Don’t miss this gem: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdUUx5FdySs

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Lego Indiana Jones

and in a similar vein to yesterday: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pufe1tHHwks (the first minute and the last two minutes are the best bits when it’s more filmic rather than screenshots of a computer game).

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Watch the Worlds – Revisited

While we’re on a theme – and for those still moved/haunted by Monday’s TOTD, RobbieDingo has this to offer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSb1gVFtQPA

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Virtual Starry Night

And related to yesterday’s TOTD: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehSeGeBAbzQ Created by non other than HVX Silverstar who TOTD had the privilege of meeting in a virtual class on virtual librarianship in virtual worlds.

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