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Starbucks Cup Doodles: When the Starbucks Mermaid Mutates [Cool]

Redditor IHunt posted a Reddit thread sharing his/her drawings on Starbucks cups, which are completed during lulls at work.

The drawings are really incredible and creative, not to mention super detailed — which, obviously, wouldn’t be possible without the help of caffeine!

The creative doodler transforms the mermaid girl into all kinds of cool characters.

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Waltz On The Walls Of City Hall [GoPro]

Equal parts Spider-man stunt rehearsal and Cirque De Soleil performance, Amelia Rudolph and Roel Seeber put on a show that looks at dancing from a whole other angle.

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Planetary Panoramas: 360 Degree Night-Sky Time-Lapse

A multiple camera, 360 degree, night-sky time-lapse by photographer Vincent Brady and musician Brandon McCoy.

Software used in the making:

  • Magic Lantern: A firmware hack to use the intervelometer in camera.
  • StarStax: Appropriately named software used to stack images of stars.
  • PTGui: Used to manually stitch panoramas together.
  • LR Time-Lapse: For smoothing out the time-lapse sequences via xmp files.
  • Adobe Photoshop CC: For all the photoediting fun and to create time-lapse sequences.
  • Adobe Premiere Pro: For slopping the whole video together.

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The Adobe Illustrator Story (Documentary)

Watch the Illustrator story unfold, from its beginning as Adobe’s first software product, to its role in the digital publishing revolution, to becoming an essential tool for designers worldwide. Interviews include cofounder John Warnock, his wife Marva, artists and designers Ron Chan, Bert Monroy, Dylan Roscover and Jessica Hische.

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Science: What Makes Tattoos Permanent?

The earliest recorded tattoo was found on a Peruvian mummy in 6,000 BC. That’s some old ink! And considering humans lose roughly 40,000 skin cells per hour, how do these markings last?

Claudia Aguirre details the different methods, machines and macrophages (you’ll see) that go into making tattoos stand the test of time.

View full lesson here.