Pretty funny Russian animation about the challenges of making a movie. Made in 1968 by Fyodor Khitruk, it catalogs all the frustrations and mix-ups associated with a big production. Check out this episode about the movie director trying to make little girl sing...
Just recently we had to make our 2-year-old son to sit still for the portrait picture, so we can relate to this... See the whole animation (with English subtitles): Part 1 and Part 2.
Today's pictures & links:
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Death and Taxes
A very interesting visual of the US 2009 proposed budget... where are federal tax dollars going? This is only a small part of larger image, click to see the whole picture - read info and buy the print here.
A video interview with the creator of the death and taxes poster - here. - via
Don't tip him over!
(Photo by Ross Land/Getty Images for DAGOC)
"A 300kg Saudi camel is hoisted onto a truck in Doha, Qatar. Camels are priced depending on weight, age and condition; a typical 300kg Camel can sell for just 4,000 Qatar Riyals (approximately USD 1,000)"
"Unmarried girl from the Himba tribe in Northern Namibia. Women cover their bodies with a paste made from red ochre, sweet smelling herbs, and butterfat. The paste also helps hold together the braids in their hair...Unmarried women wear their hair braids over the forehead covering partially their face."
In the meantime, Japanese schoolgirls...
(image credit: Jeff "Boof" Bordman)
And a great fashion accessory for those pretending to be very busy in office:
Frozen in Time
Catch that moment!... Sebastien Bourdais gets into trouble in Australia:
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