Study the Fonts in the Movie Moon, To Discover Something Wonderful

There are a million reasons to love Duncan Jones' incredible indie flick Moon, starring Sam Rockwell as an abused Lunar Industries worker who discovers his life is not what it seems. Still, you'll be surprised how amazing the movie looks when you read Dave Addy's essay about fonts in the movie, which reveals a lot… » 7/08/14 3:40pm 7/08/14 3:40pm

Natural Disasters Are the Hottest New Trend in Wedding Photography

First it was wildfire, then tornadoes. What will be the next crossover photo shoot between natural disasters and weddings? Not every disaster will work: this is my analysis of which disasters are best suited to join the growing genre of natural disaster wedding photography. » 7/07/14 8:41pm 7/07/14 8:41pm

Liquid Sculptures Highlight the Beauty in Fluid Dynamics

Fluid dynamics is beautiful and complex, with no single, simple equation to govern its dynamic behaviour. The mathematics is monstrous, with scaling factors, coefficients, and exponents customized to each fluid to reflect the quirks of its behaviours. Yet in practice, a single splash is simple beauty. » 6/28/14 12:56pm 6/28/14 12:56pm

Can Embassies Be Secure Without Looking Like Scary Bunkers?

Over the last 15 years, every embassy that the U.S. has built around the world looks like a fortress—an eyesore in cities and a not-so-friendly message to foreigners. So, architects who are building our new London embassy hope to prove that aesthetics and security can co-exist. It's an idea that's sparked some… » 6/27/14 5:00pm 6/27/14 5:00pm