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Common misconceptions

Did you know that the Brontosaurus actually never existed? Paleontologists accidentally attached the skull of the Camarasaurus to the skeleton of an Apatosaurus and someone called it a new species. Polaris, the North Star, is absolutely not the brightest star in the sky – it’s somewhere between the 45th and the 49th place on the … Continue reading

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Skywalking

The essential thing is to etch movements in the sky, movements so still they leave no trace. The essential thing is simplicity. Tightrope walking, or funambulism, is defined as “the art of walking along a rope at a great height”.  We are used to watching tightrope artists performing in a circus, but… have you ever … Continue reading

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Let’s… STOP MOTION!

There’s one thing I’ll never get bored with watching… stop motion animations! 🙂 What amazes me most is the way the simplest objects around us seem to come to life… and the way in which each action is divided into single bits! But what precisely IS “stop motion”? It’s “just” an animation technique used to … Continue reading