Archive for November, 2017

The Three Stages of Film Making

There are three stages of the production process:

1. Pre-Production (the planning stage) in which you might expect to spend approximately 1/3 of your total time.

2. Production (the shooting stage) in which you might expect to spend approximately 1/6 of your total time.

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Well, Filmmaking described in layman’s terms (without using any high level Gre words) as the process of making a film, from an first story idea through script writing, shooting, editing and finally distributing. Filmmaking is a platform for all those who can prove their abundance of creative talents to the world or to his / her country. It is also a profession. Many have a wrong notice that it is a hobby or for people who are lazy to do a job.

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Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASAT Astronomers can use such objects to probe the fundamental properties of the Universe.

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NASA engineers closed a summer of successful hot fire testing Aug. 30 for flight controllers on RS-25 engines that will help power the new Space Launch System (SLS) rocket being built to carry astronauts to deep-space destinations, including Mars.

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Dog Owners Live Longer and Stay Healthier

Photo courtesy Pexels.com

We aimed to investigate the association of dog ownership with incident cardiovascular disease (CVD) and death in a register-based prospective nation-wide cohort (n = 3,432,153) with up to 12 years of follow-up. Self-reported health and lifestyle habits were available for 34,202 participants in the Swedish Twin Register. Abstract

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Expedition 53 Crew Waves Farewell


Expedition 53 flight engineer Mark Vande Hei of NASA, top, flight engineer Joe Acaba of NASA, and Soyuz Commander Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos, bottom, wave farewell before boarding their Soyuz MS-06 spacecraft for launch, Tuesday, Sept. 12. Launch is scheduled at 5:17 p.m. EDT.

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The Soyuz MS-06 spacecraft launches with Expedition 53 crewmembers Joe Acaba of NASA, Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos, and Mark Vande Hei of NASA from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, (Kazakh time) (Sept. 12, U.S. time).

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Louis C.K. photo courtesy NBC and Saturday Night Live

Comedian Tiffany Haddish made her S.N.L. debut in the shadow of yet another week filled with sexual assault and misconduct allegations levied against powerful men. It was especially crucial that S.N.L. nail the latest batch of headlines featuring the likes of Republican candidate Roy Moore, actor Ed Westwick, and George Takei given the fourth big name to make the rounds this week: Louis C.K.

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John Sturgill Simpson (born June 8, 1978) is an American Grammy Award-winning country music and roots rock singer-songwriter. As of August 2017, he has released three albums as a solo artist. He released two albums independently, High Top Mountain in 2013 and Metamodern Sounds in Country Music in 2014. Wikipedia

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Long Way From Home


This picture of a crescent-shaped Earth and Moon – the first of its kind ever taken by a spacecraft – was recorded Sept. 18, 1977, by NASA’s Voyager 1 when it was 7.25 million miles (11.66 million kilometers) from Earth. The moon is at the top of the picture and beyond the Earth as viewed by Voyager.

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Larry David's Stand-Up Monologue on Saturday Night Live

Larry David’s Stand-Up Monologue on Saturday Night Live

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