Playing it safe in tug of war. Also: Soviet propaganda, expressive dance and Breaking Bad. — FTN DAILY EDITION #137, Culture

Stijn Swinnen

Let’s cook.

The fan edit of Breaking Bad boils the five season series down into two hours.

Vimeo:

An alternative Breaking Bad, to be viewed with fresh eyes.

https://vimeo.com/206717304


Pull!

Make sure to check a few basics before you start pulling on ropes.

Zachary Crockett for Priceonomics:

Our intention isn’t to sensationalize these mishaps, but rather to use them to illustrate a cautionary tale: simple physics (and common sense) could’ve been employed to avert nearly every disaster.

https://priceonomics.com/a-history-of-tug-of-war-fatalities/


Some light dancing

A performance of light and dance.

Creators:

The choreographed performance installation combines video projection mapping, CGI, and sensors to dynamically respond to the movements and proximity of its performer.

https://priceonomics.com/a-history-of-tug-of-war-fatalities/


Embrace it

You don’t need to be the grumpy old man.

Chartier Land for Finer Things in Tech:

Snapchat isn’t terrible and you aren’t old.

https://priceonomics.com/a-history-of-tug-of-war-fatalities/


Soy Cuba

The history of a propaganda piece.

Darien Cavanaugh for War Is Boring:

Where the film succeeded as a visual work of art, it failed as literary art and even as propaganda.

https://priceonomics.com/a-history-of-tug-of-war-fatalities/


https://airtable.com/shrvcAbfGlmYM97hP


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