Their sophisticated political systems, extraordinary visual culture, advanced science and development of the only written language in the Americas have long endeared them to historians. The film opens with a quote about the Roman empire from Will Durant: "A great civilisation is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself from within. Actually, the Mayans put up a pretty good fight — partly because their civilisation was integrated and coherent, not destroyed, by the time the Spanish arrived.
The Apple iPhone X is turning out to be a much more powerful tool for animation artists than anyone could have imagined. A couple months back, we shared a facial capture test made by a Taiwanese artist. Now, Cory Strassburger of the L.
In my backyard grows a beautiful Chinese Elm tree. Like most beautiful things, it is messy and comes at a cost. In exchange for its exquisite shade, all it asks is to drop its tiny leaves and branches everywhere all year long and to wrap its colossal root structure around any subterranean water source it finds.
You know what, I should say this more often, but I love you guys, all of you. A day without IMBB, for me, is a day devoid of cheeriness. I never ever could have realized my love for writing had it not been for you all out there.
If you're involved with the dark arts of video in any way, there's a good chance at some point that you've created, or at least come across, a demo reel. While traditional demo reels are usually your best video pieces cut to music, how can you really stand out from the crowd in any meaningful way if they're all pretty much the same? Nora De tackles that very subject and shows off her "remixed" demo reel, talking about how it landed her a job, and how rethinking your reel could help you land your own dream job.
A dilemma that many bird owners face is the problem of providing enough toys for their precocious pets. While many great bird toys can be found online and in pet shops, paying retail prices for toys can get expensive — particularly if your bird is a heavy chewer and destroys his toys very quickly. To help cut the cost of providing playthings for your pet, check out these common household items that you can turn into cheap bird toys.
Facials are skin treatments that are designed to exfoliate, cleanse, and moisturize the skin of the face. There are several types of facials that are designed for different purposes, such as masks for hydrating, healing, lightening, revitalizing, and cleansing. While they are normally performed at spas and beauty parlors, you can also make your own homemade facials, either as part of your regular hygiene and skin-care ritual, or as a fun way to spend a night or weekend with friends.
Oh, face masks, let us count the ways we love thee: 1. Really lazy. Which means we don't have the desire or the money to run to Sephora every week for new face masks.
By Alicia Abernathy Beauty Recipes. Note: you should also check out our homemade face wash. I would never have imagined that at 36 years old women of different ages and ethnicities would stop me to ask what I use on my skin.