The 7 Best Let It Go Covers from Disney’s Frozen

April 4, 2014

Frozen just surpassed the Toy Story franchise to become the highest-grossing animated movie of all time, spurring the #CongratulationsFrozen hashtag on Twitter this past Sunday. And while fans claim that the Disney movie is one of its all-time greats, the flick’s music has been making equally big waves. Frozen‘s signature song, “Let it Go,” which was originally performed by Broadway legend Idina Menzel, won an Oscar for the Best Original Song and has been covered by hundreds of talented singers all over the world. We’ve rounded up the best “Let it Go” covers, so watch them all and pick a favorite—if you can.

1. Best Impersonator

Thanks to voice impersonator Brian Hull, viewers can hear the world’s favorite Disney and Pixar characters cover “Let it Go.” Watch below to hear Jack Sparrow, Scuttle, Winnie the Pooh, Mickey Mouse and more.

2. Coolest Collaboration

With the vocal talents of singers Alex Boyé, Lexi Walker and the One Voice Children’s Choir, this Africanized tribal cover is both unique and captivating. See the Ice King and Snow Princess collaboration below.

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Modern Sword Fighting In Japan

March 31, 2014

Hidden behind the shadows of modern skyscrapers, two men take part in the ancient art of Samurai sword fighting. Despite the evolution of weaponry and technical innovations therein, Japanese sword fighting has maintained much of its original integrity.

An Extraordinary Time Lapse Of Melting Ice Crystals

March 29, 2014

Cross polarized light and a keen eye for detail have culminated in this remarkable time lapse of melting ice crystals not un-reminiscent of a Kandinsky painting. Enjoy.

What We Love This Week, Volume LVIII

March 28, 2014
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Charts That Only Game Of Thrones Fans Will Understand

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In case you missed it, it’s only a matter of DAYS until Season 4 of George R.R. Martin’s much-acclaimed “Game Of Thrones” hits the TV and computer screens of HBO subscribers and internet pirates alike. If you’re anything like us, this means that you’ve got a lot of recapping to do between now and April 7th. Want some help? Check out Design Taxi’s fantastic spread of “Game Of Thrones” charts that are as fun as they are informative.

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Our Drone Future

March 27, 2014

From Alex Cornell: Our Drone Future explores the technology, capability, and purpose of drones, as their presence becomes an increasingly pervasive reality in the skies of tomorrow.

In the near future, cities use semi-autonomous drones for urban security. Human officers monitor drone feeds remotely, and data reports are displayed with a detailed HUD and communicated via a simulated human voice (designed to mitigate discomfort with sentient drone technology). While the drones operate independently, they are “guided” by the human monitors, who can suggest alternate mission plans and ask questions.

Specializing in predictive analysis, the security drones can retask themselves to investigate potential threats. As shown in this video, an urban security drone surveys San Francisco’s landmarks and encounters fierce civilian resistance.

8 Amazing Wes Anderson Ads

March 27, 2014

A safe first date conversation topic for hipsters around the world, Wes Anderson’s signature aesthetic has delighted, confused and annoyed audiences and critics alike for nearly 20 years. With recent hits like ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ and the classic ‘The Life Aquatic’ under his directing belt, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Anderson deals exclusively in the silver screen. In between movies, though, Anderson dabbles in TV commercial production, employing the same “bizarre meets whimsical” directorial approach that he does in his films. Here are some of his finest commercial works.

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Kicking things off with the finest American Express ad you’ll ever see, Anderson’s “My Life, My Card” is a superbly crafted satire of how cinema goers imagine his movies are made. Featuring Jason Schwartzman among other Anderson regulars, the fictitious film set full of geishas and explosions goes to show that he can inject just as much creativity into a commercial as a bigger budget blockbuster.

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