Angels and Devils

This animation of M.C. Escher’s Angel’s and Demons is quite striking. The animation highlights the significance of Escher’s original work showing a metamorphosis from an angelic universe to one in which good and evil are intertwined and in which what we bring to the foreground is a choice. It brought to mind two phrases: “Inner Demons” and “The Better Angels of our Nature”.

What Would Captain America Do?

I used to be fond of comics and the photo protest by American soldiers reminded me of something …


Two Mountains

Tianzi Mountains, China

Mount Roraima, South America

The Tianzi Mountains, China, were the inspiration for the Floating Mountains of Pandora in the film Avatar. Mount Roraima, South America, was reportedly the inspiration for the mountain in the film UP which I’ve not seen. Mt Roraima is on the border of Guyana, Brazil and Venezuela.


Source of Pictures: Bored Panda and All That is Interesting.

Pixlr Online Graphics


Pixlr is a useful online graphics resource. The Hulk image above was created using two of its features: layers and an eraser tool. With some imagination a lot can be done with just these.