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Water-powered jetpack turns man into sea monster
in Thomas Giddings’ futuristic short
Icarus

Read more about the film here.

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As The LEGO Group celebrates its 80th Birthday, we take a look back at its history with this short animated film.
The LEGO® Story

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An award-winning and prescient PSA:
Students on the internet

from the page
This Public Service Announcement (PSA) was produced in 1995 by the 5th grade students at Ray Bjork school in Helena Montana. The production equipment was made available by the Myrna Loy Center. Cindy Gaffney mentored the students in all phases of production and she also wrote the script. All the Internet possibilities mentioned in the script are today a reality. The production won a local ADDY Award in 1996 for Best PSA.

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Featured image is a screenshot of Curiosity’s interactive panorama by the folks at EDS Systems.

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Donna

Donna

Geologic Universe, vault-keeper. Sheer Brick Studio, principal. Empty Set, designer. Bethlehem Mounties, media. Skepchick.

4 Comments

  1. August 16, 2012 at 11:02 am

    The music in that PSA is rad.

  2. August 16, 2012 at 1:03 pm

    Rad indeed!

  3. August 17, 2012 at 8:17 pm

    Someone needs to make (or at least swede) that 80s Star Wars thing.

  4. August 17, 2012 at 8:29 pm

    It’s pretty cool, isn’t it?!

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