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Pixar Math -- Inside and Out

Tim Chartier | Posted 07.13.2015 | Science
Tim Chartier

Think of a Pixar character, possibly Nemo, Woody, or now Joy, and you can probably also think of emotions you felt during that character's tale. What goes into making such characters? An important step is creating storyboards.

Most Of The Pics In Ikea's Catalog Are Computer Generated

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 10.30.2014 | Business

Some of those picturesque still-life scenes in Ikea catalogs aren’t real. Up to 75 percent of the Ikea products are computer-generated images, ac...

What Do Your Web Pages Say to Your Visitors?

Mona Elesseily | Posted 01.11.2013 | Technology
Mona Elesseily

To start, take a look at your website's colors. Based on these colors alone, what conclusions can you draw about the site?

Ratio: A Recurring Theme in Food, Art and Graphics

Colm Mulcahy | Posted 11.29.2012 | Science
Colm Mulcahy

Thinking about food can sometimes lead to artistic and mathematical insight. Suppose we wish to make a smoothie from apple and blueberry purees. While the question of the perfect balance of flavors is a personal one, we can describe all of the possibilities using elementary math.

Cara Santa Maria

How To Make A Digital Human | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 05.14.2012 | Science

2012-05-14-Screenshot20120514at12.29.01PM.jpgHave you ever wondered just how they make digital characters like Benjamin Button? Apparently, the trick is all in the lighting.

Skulls, Static, and Mannequins Heads

Posted 02.03.2012 | Arts

Maybe we have a secret soft spot for mannequin heads or maybe it's just our favorite weird video of the week, but "Motion Feel," the latest offering f...