Immer am Wochenende (Oder kurz danach.) gibt es hier einen Sammelpost mit allem, was es nicht zu einem eigenen Artikel gebracht hat. Das ist mal mehr, mal weniger. Mal gucken, wie’s klappt.

radioWissen Ayn Rand – Vordenkerin eines entfesselten Kapitalismus

Ayn Rand war eine Schriftstellerin und Philosophin, die von Russland in die USA floh. Dort entwickelte sie ihre Thesen eines radikalen, entfesselten Kapitalismus: Ein Staat müsse sich auf eine Minimalversion reduzieren lassen.


Natural History Museum

A short film around the theme of “a beautiful future” in collaboration with Belvedere Vodka + Janelle Monae


Scarecrow

When a young woman being hunted takes refuge in a small-town gas station, she’s forced to rely on things that aren’t easily explained.


The Truth About Test Screenings

Everything you’ve always wanted to know about test screenings.


Es wird Regen geben

Norbird ist ein Einzeltier, und darf deshalb nicht mit auf die Arche Noah. Doch es gibt Mittel und Wege …

(via https://kinderfilmblog.de/2019/09/kurzfilm-zum-wochenende-es-wird-regen-geben-1998/)


Tsavo Trust

“Many people didn’t realize that these elephants actually existed” With ivory to the ground and weighing at least 100 lbs per tusk, the ’super tusker‘ elephant is the closest thing to a pre-historic creature that still resides on this planet. Yet, there only remain a handful of them in Kenya as they face immense pressure and challenges. This is the story of the few remaining super tuskers in Kenya and those who work to protect them. The elephants symbolize an important conversation about the fight for space between humans and all wildlife as our global population continues to increase. We hope this film reminds us of the extraordinary living creatures that we share on this planet of ours – and that its existence is one worth fighting for.


Maurice

Everything would be fine. Maurice had made up his mind. He had made a list: pick a date, announce his retirement, sell the car, see old friends, and empty the garage. Then, die with dignity.


Do Not Disturb

‚How much do you know about the person you live with?‘


Dwelling

A man comes home and finds the front door wide open.


NASA’s SDO Captures Mercury Transit Time-lapse

Around 13 times per century, Mercury passes between Earth and the sun in a rare astronomical event known as a planetary transit. The 2016 Mercury transit occurred on May 9, between roughly 7:12 a.m. and 2:42 p.m. EDT. The images in this video are from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO. Video credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Genna Duberstein Music: Encompass by Mark Petrie


In Iran, A Village Among Volcanic Rocks

At first glance, the village of Kandovan in Iran looks like simply a surreal rock formation. But as you get closer, you see doors and windows and people. The village is full of cave-like dwellings carved out of volcanic rocks in the foothills of Mount Sahand. People have been living here for 700 years, walking through alleys and climbing stairwells amidst rocks that look like they are melting.


Are we Living in a Simulation? ¯\_(?)_/¯

Is our reality a detailed computer simulation? Do you really care? Whateves!


This Killer Fungus Turns Flies into Zombies

Something is growing inside that fruit fly in your kitchen. At dusk, the fly points its wings straight up and dies in a gruesome pose so that a fungus can ooze out and fire hundreds of reproductive spores.

(via https://boingboing.net/2019/10/23/the-zombie-fruit-flies-in-your.html)


Hayao Miyazaki’s Airships

(via https://www.langweiledich.net/die-animierten-flugzeuge-von-anime-regisseur-hayao-miyazaki/)


Freddy


The First Video Game

(via https://www.langweiledich.net/dokumentation-ueber-das-allererste-videospiel-ueberhaupt/)


Future Perfect

Narrated by Julian Barratt, Future Perfect follows a child’s drawing of their parents as it is placed in a time capsule until the earth dries to a husk. It’s then found by aliens who use the drawing as the blueprint for a twisted new version of humanity.


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