Protecting The Sea - Behind The ScenesHello, fine person!Protecting The Sea - Behind The Scenes2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Today I want to give you an insight into how I help to protect the oceans and how much is involved in it. Nothing is ever as simple as protesting, voicing opinions or dragging dolphins off beaches. A lot of things have to be done from a lot of different angles. Those of us who are in the thick of it are always cog wheels in a larger undertaking. I'm able to tell you how it actually is out there, so I'll try to outline how it all feeds together to reach real goals.
But let me start at the beginning.
Germany is one of the leading countries in switching to renewable energy sources - until 2050, the government plans to rely to 80% on green energy. One of the requirements to achieve this goal is to build wind power plants not on land, but at sea.
Imagine it - wind farms in the middle of the sea. An amazing sight! How do they get there? How are they installed? Well, the wind piles get rammed into the sediment by large hydraulic hammers - essentially, it's an upscale versi
What do you think of this video?I want you to tell me what you think (it's not mine). I want to learn what people think about this video beyond his comment section. By the way, this guy is the most amazing poet I've ever heard.What do you think of this video?8 months ago in Personal More Like This
Charity UpdateSo today, I went down to the local homeless shelter to give them the $200 the charity stream raised. I got there as everyone was putting up Christmas decorations, so I decided to stick around and help with that for awhile. The man who ran the shelter (who's name I can't remember ;; ) was VERY surprised by the fact that the money came from me doing artwork, and wanted me to extend his thanks to everyone who donated.Charity Update2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Then, I met some of the kids there. Most of them were between 5 and 15, and I offered to draw them pictures. While i was doing that, one of the boys asked about my 3DS that I had in my pocket. He was wearing a Sonic shirt, so I asked him if he ever got the chance to play the new Sonic Lost World game. He said no, so I let him play it while I doodled. He was so happy. XD
I know it's not a very interesting journal, but there was something that happened as I was leaving. One of the ladies that volunteered there asked if I'd be interested in helping out at the shelter sometim
Explaining my rules hereSo, a lot of people recently have been questioning why I've made certain rules here on my various channels, and the logic behind some of the stranger ones. First of all, a lot of people don't think they should listen to them. That's fine, as long as they realize I don't have to keep them around. I'd like to think that most people would like to know upfront what I'll allow and what I won't allow.Explaining my rules here1 month ago in Personal More Like This
But doesn't making these rules just make more people break them? Um... no. At this point, I can affirm that no it does not. Besides, that logic doesn't really hold up. If people are going to break laws anyway, why do we have them? It's kind of on that same train of thought. But let's go into the actual rules.
Rule #1: Do Not Mention Blocked People to me in general
I don't know why this one needs explaining, but I do block people for a reason. But this rule is in place for two reasons. Let's start with the most annoying. Some people think that I'm an attack dog that wants to g
Danganronpa Plz Account...Dangan Ronpa plz for you..~Danganronpa Plz Account...2 years ago in Personal More Like This
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Interview with adrianismyname Okay, so a couple of days ago I asked a certain deviant called adrianismyname a few questions. At first it was for my own personal blog and tumblr but he suggested that I put on here to so; here it is.Interview with adrianismyname4 years ago in Personal More Like This
First of all, thank you for doing this interview, Adrian. Tell us a little bit about yourself.
Well. I really don’t know what to tell you about myself. I am a normal teenager. Going to school like everyone else. I have low self esteem. I am not sure what I am doing here. I am trying to be perfect at everything I do. I am a lot of other things. I think I could write pages about me. I can’t characterize myself and I guess I never will.
What do you think sets you apart from other photographers?
I don’t know if I am setting myself apart from other photographers. Because I feel like I am not long enough into this world to say I am established or anything like that. It still feels like I got my camera yesterday. But to g
Underrated .... Things #1 - MouseHuntNow, personally I know a lot of underrated... just things. Not just animation, but all media and stuff. It seems cult hits and underrated gems have fascinated me, whether they're animations like The Last Unicorn, live action films like Paulie, video games like Battle Realms, children's books like Molly Moon (which apparently has a film that came out this year and is going through film festivals and I really want to see it).Underrated .... Things #1 - MouseHunt2 months ago in Personal More Like This
Reviewing that Tom & Jerry spin-off recently brought this childhood classic to my memory. A quirky little comedy family film called MouseHunt. Why is that? Because it's a better Tom & Jerry movie than the Tom & Jerry movie. Yeah, while you grew up with that, I grew up with this film. It's the first family film from Dreamworks of all thing, before they even started to do animation. I don't know if the fact that the antagonist in this movie is a mouse is... ironic, foreshadowing or foreshadowing irony?
So, what's the plot?
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The Simpsons pay tribute to Hayao MiyazakiYes, it's true. This Sunday's episode of the Simpsons (Jan.12th)The Simpsons pay tribute to Hayao Miyazaki2 years ago in Personal More Like This
pays a tribute to legendary anime director Hayao Miyazaki.
Can you name all the references to his famous films?
(Spoilers) Let's talk about Inside Out (Spoilers)I suppose I should get the obvious pun out of the way: this is a very emotional movie.(Spoilers) Let's talk about Inside Out (Spoilers)1 month ago in Personal More Like This
Before I really start though, I think we should talk about some semantics. "Original" does not mean "good." Also "original" does not really mean "creative." Original things are usually creative, but creative things don't really need to be entirely original. Why did I bring this up? Because it's giving this movie some criticism it doesn't really deserve. We've had media go into someone's head and interact with their emotions (Psychonauts). We've had someone's inner workings be expanded to be a facility or a city (Osmosis Jones). So Inside Out isn't the most original thing in the world, but it still has a lot of creativity. Actually, it features a lot more mastery than it does creativity and we'll be talking about that quite a bit. It may not be "original" but it's my favorite Pixar movie, and quite possibly my favorite movie in general.
I really want to talk about the inner workings of this movie, so
My 10 Least Favorite Video Games of All Time (5-1)Number 5: Two Worlds (Xbox 360)My 10 Least Favorite Video Games of All Time (5-1)5 months ago in Personal More Like This
I probably should have known what I was getting into when my Hollywood video was having a going out of business sale where everything was like 50% off, and the store had several unopened and still wrapped cases of this game. Virtually all of the other games there were used without cases and just the scraps that no one else took. But hey, the game said that it was like Oblivion on steroids, and I liked Oblivion. I didn't think it was good as Morrowind, but whatever. I found out that this was probably the best PSA ever made. It's not so much Oblivion on Steroids, but Oblivion on meth. Maybe magic mushrooms.
You've heard the complaints of this one, and should watch ProJared review this mess. It's full of really stupid dialogue, lackluster gameplay, and an uninspired world. Oblivion's world may not have been the most original thing ever, but they made it the most beautiful thing they could. Two Worlds looks incredibly bleak and not colorful in the sli
Where the Dead Go to DieDo not watch this movie. I don't care if you're morbidly curious. Do not watch this movie. It is one of the most vile, disgusting things that I have ever seen.Where the Dead Go to Die5 months ago in Personal More Like This
No, I'm not going to do a note page on it. It doesn't deserve it. It's below being worth a review. Besides I don't think I could review this thing, if for no other reason than the nudity. Considering that one of the themes in one of these shorts is child pornography I don't even know if this thing is legal to own. Literally, the best thing that I can say about this movie is that it's animated worse than PlayStation 1 cutscene. The people who told me that this movie was made to shock were wrong. The creator's own commentary considers this movie to be a comedy and I do not want to meet this person as long as I live.
The first short starts off with a dog with red eyes telling a kid that he has to kill his unborn brother because he's the antichrist because something about breast milk only being good for the first child. Afterwards i
gt in shows, animeYou all know that there's at least one giant/tiny episode in every show. And so I'd like to list every episode you knows of a show when there's gt in it. Need your help to do it !gt in shows, anime1 year ago in Personal More Like This
EDIT : Thank you ! I will soon make a list of all this and add what I know. If you know gt episodes of shows, or movies, other than animes, tell it !
So You DON'T Want to Write a Torture Porn?And here's the most common Writing Tips topic:So You DON'T Want to Write a Torture Porn?3 months ago in Personal More Like This
One of the most common questions I ask is "how do I avoid writing a torture porn?" I'm going to assume that you're writing a comedy focused on a lot of slapstick because in the grand scheme of things it's easy to avoid writing a torture porn—don't have anyone get hurt outside of the main conflict, and resolve that conflict by the end. But no, you want to have something like the classic Looney Tunes and want the audience to end up laughing, rather than wondering what exactly went through your head in order to think that that was funny. Keep in mind that whether the audience finds slapstick funny or not largely depends on the animators. The best thing that the writer can do is prevent it from becoming unfunny. This plot type is about as old as animation so it's good to learn from your fore-bearers.
The most important aspect to this story is your foil. To put it bluntly: the foil is the character that we're gonna beat the shit out of. I
Top 11 Worst Family Guy Episodes*That I've seenTop 11 Worst Family Guy Episodes1 year ago in Personal More Like This
So with the ratings trap of Life of Brian I've decided to not only stop reviewing Family Guy episodes, but just being done with Seth MacFarlane's projects altogether. If I didn't know any better, I'd say that he wanted me to keep pelting his show. Because... he made a worse episode. Or someone did, I don't care. So, I'll get back to reviewing Family Guy's atrocities because... my god. I can't just let another SpongeBob run loose. Actually, modern Family Guy is worse than modern SpongeBob. So, here are my top 11 worst Family Guy episodes.
Number 11: Road to the Multiverse
I understand that a lot of people like this episode, and to be fair, it doesn't have a really good concept. It has a fucking amazing concept. What's the problem? No. Research. Done. First alternate universe is extremely advanced because Christianity never happened, despite much of science surviving thanks to Christian monks. And that the Catholic church has always been supporti
My 10 Least Favorite Video Games of All Time(10-6)So, as you may or may not know I play a lot of video games and have for quite some time. And not all of them are good. Most are, because I don't tend to play bad games out of curiosity like I do for animation. If I come across a bad game, it's usually because I was duped in some way shape or form. I play games to have fun and tend to use resources that pull me in helpful directions. Granted, sometimes I get disappointed by what I find, but it's never usually bad enough for me to turn the console off like thirty minutes after starting it. I know to avoid licensed games and there are none here (although the ones I grew up with were actually pretty damn good, like Goof Troop for the SNES). If anything, I'd expect a lot of bad sequels on this list, because that's where the disappointment hits the hardest.My 10 Least Favorite Video Games of All Time(10-6)5 months ago in Personal More Like This
Number 10: Animal Crossing – Wild World (Nintendo DS)
Alright, I've stated that I had a lot of distate for this game (possibly more so than some of the entries further down t
Problems with Education - Lack of ContextIt's no secret that I have and have had many problems with schools, schooling, and our American education system. People have asked me what I'd do to fix it. And I suppose I should explain where I come from. I'm not a teacher, not a politician, no longer a student, nor am I the parent of a student. I am simply one of the people burned and burned hard by the American education system. Do my words mean anything? That's up to you, and I'll be honest, some of my ideas sound crazy and I'm not one to judge plausibility. All I have is experience, logic, and my knowledge on the subject.Problems with Education - Lack of Context2 months ago in Personal More Like This
There are many places that I could start: eviscerating Common Core, the assembly line method of teaching, standardized testing, education becoming a worldwide religion, and most of all, college. But I thought I wanted to start with "context."
What is 5+14? The answer is 19. Now tell me why we care about this problem? We don't. There is none. It's a random math problem that I made up, and literally any equation
UpdateHey guys! I'm sorry I haven't written anything today, I had to babysit later than usual, and my internet decided it was so freaking tired that it just stopped working for awhile.Update8 months ago in Personal More Like This
And I'm far beyond pissed.
Not because of the internet going out on my phone.
I'm pissed because of what people have been saying to Mark about a recent post of his on Tumblr.
This is why I never want a Tumblr, its full of people who are hypocritical and just plain b****y.
I'm just beyond without a doubt just sick of everything, my parents are just upset because effing comcast is charging us extra because we are up to half our data limit AFTER they told my dad that they wouldn't charge extra.
I'm at the point I just wanna scream words that would make a sailor blush.
I would write but I just can't, I'm too pissed and I'm ready to rip someone to bits, and now I can't watch anything on YT because it uses too much data, and its too slow on my phone so I can't really check up on Mark and I'm just ready to quit.
Coming OutIt's true, I am Chinese and I was born this way.Coming Out3 years ago in Personal More Like This
At a young age I began to notice this difference. I was attracted to neither boys nor girls. In middle school, I liked math, and in college, I did my homework all night long.
Being Chinese is not a choice, it is genetic. There are risks to being Chinese because society cannot accept the union between a human and a textbook. I have Chinese friends who didn't need sex because they could foreplay instruments and get screwed by O Chem instead. Now, they don't have a social life and are shunned by others.
But fear not, life will get better. I grew up as a Chinese and I am proud of it (just look at my tumblr user name Maid-en-China ). There is the LGBTC (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Chinese) community to help you be comfortable with your Chinese orientation.
1,338,299,512 people came out as Chinese. You are not alone.
April fools!!! ... Oh wait...
Update: Yes, this is obviously a j
Why russians don't smileSomething to share for those who are interested in foreign culturesWhy russians don't smile2 years ago in Personal More Like This
На русском: http://sternin.adeptis.ru/articles2_rus.html#f
The Russian smile has a significant national identity—in practical terms, it fulfills completely different, even contrasting, functions from the smile in other countries. Many foreigners view Russians as sullen, gloomy and unsmiling. However, there is no correlation between sullenness and the lack of a smile.
In Russia there is a phenomenon of “everyday unsmilingness,” which stands out as one of the most striking and nationally specific features of Russian non-verbal behaviour and Russian communication as a whole.
It is possible to distinguish specific national particularities of the Russian smile.
1. Most often, Russians smile only with their lips, only occasionally showing the upper row of teeth slightly; revealing the top and bottom teeth is considered vulgar, and this is known as smi
My 100 Favorite Games (90-81) - Edition #1Alright, the last list was dominated mostly by casual and arcade games that don't take much time to play. So for our set of honorable mentions this time, I think that I'll list the arcade and casual games that didn't make the cut.My 100 Favorite Games (90-81) - Edition #11 year ago in Personal More Like This
Honorable Mentions:Gyruss: One of my favorite arcade games of all time that just didn't make the cut.Defender: another one of my favorite arcade games that just didn't make the cut.Missile Command: dittoPac-Man: There are better versions of the game.Centipede: Never really got into it.Donkey Kong: DittoNumber #90: The Incredible Machine (MS-DOS)
This is the other game that I sought out playing at school, and while Oregon Trail II is showing its age; I think that the Incredible Machine series holds up really well. Yeah, we can consider this an entry for the series overall; and yes, there will be a few entries like this, series that are so similar that I'd have a hard time
Bad Critical TechniquesWhen you have any sort of following, on the internet or otherwise, you tend to become very adverse to criticism. In general, most criticism you get are trolls or an echo-chamber. And real, honest critics towards your work can seem exactly like one of those two groups. If they're harsh, it's easy to see them as a troll. If they're lenient, it's easy to see them as a part of the echo-chamber. Now there are certain ways to decide what's valid and what's invalid and here are some things that I've found will lead to destructive criticism. Keep in mind "everything you do is awesome!" is as much destructive criticism as "everything you do is crap." Keep in mind that this is very much a "do as I say, not as I do" journal, because I've learned a lot. Sometimes it takes people punching you in the face to realize that punching people in the face is wrong. But no (good) feedback should contain any of these "techniques." All of these are examples of destructive criticism.Bad Critical Techniques6 months ago in Personal More Like This
B.C.T. 1: "Nitpicking"<
AsexualityAlright, considering that this worked out very well last time and I'm bored I thought that I'd talk about another facet of my personality. I don't know if I would call it unusual, because apparently about every one out of a hundred people are asexual...? Honestly, it feels like a lot less and I'll get into that. For those who don't know, I am an aromantic asexual. You can be one without the other, although I don't know how common that actually is. It seems very simple to me and a very easy concept to grasp: people who are asexual do not have a sexual attraction to people of either gender, and people who are aromantic do not desire a romantic relationship with either gender. But honestly, anyone who has gone through middle school can tell that... life without sexual goals, desires, or interests is very different. Literally every conversation I had in the seventh grade was this:Asexuality6 months ago in Personal More Like This
"So what girl are you into?"
"Oh, so you're gay then."
I'm going to be honest. This is going to be a li
My Top Ten Favorite Gravity Falls1. Land Before SwineMy Top Ten Favorite Gravity Falls7 months ago in Personal More Like This
2. Gideon Rises
3. Into The Bunker
4. Society Of The Blind Eye
5. Blendin's Game
6. Boss Mabel
8. Dipper Vs. Manliness
10. Fight Fighters
What are your favorite episodes of Gravity Falls?