In many ways, we center a large portion of our lives around festivals. They provide us days off from work, allow us time to be content with our families and loved ones, and a give us a chance to eat as much as we want without Aunt Carol saying something about our necks (it's thyroidal, Carol). However, some festivals are determined to push the needle to crazy. Here, for your consideration, are those offenders.
In the UK, it's currently festival season, which means days of outdoor concerts and dance performances. If you're planning to visit Glastonbury for their performing arts festival, prep your skin and do your makeup for the event by watching this video tutorial.
It's time for the festival of lights— Diwali (aka Divali or Deepavali), which is a five-day festival celebrated in Hinduism, Sikhism and Jainism. This festival usually occurs in October and November, and is an official holiday in India and other countries. But you can't celebrate Diwali without a greeting card! Luckily, this video tutorial will show you how to make on yourself in MS Paint. Finding one in stores can be tough, so it's necessary to resort to a DIY version in a program like Paint...
Watch this cooking how-to video as Tracy cooks some authentic Jamaican festival. What is festival you ask? Jamaican festival is a sweet like bread. Follow along with this Jamaican cooking lesson to learn how to make festival.
Watch this video and have a tour around a Japanese festival and learn a few of the nice foods you'll find.
News: Live Nation & Hyundai Roll Out Augmented Reality Experiences for Concert Goers at Music Midtown Festival
For those about to rock, Live Nation salutes you, now with augmented reality. This week, at the Cannes Lions Advertising Festival of Creativity in France, the live entertainment giant unveiled a suite of AR experiences that music festivals and their sponsors will be able to deploy in their mobile apps to engage attendees.
The annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is one of those events that everyone talks about, so an augmented reality experience in the festival's mobile app and from one of its headlining acts, Eminem, basically means the technology is officially cool.
Now that Fyre Festival co-founder Billy McFarland is charged with fraud, this is the perfect time to list off those top 15 influencers who promoted tickets to the disastrous event to their loyal followers, right?
News: Coachella Partnered with Camera IQ to Alter Your Festival Experience with Hidden AR Easter Egg Hunts & More
Any stoked Coachella-goers out there? Well, get even more excited, because the celebrated music festival has partnered with virtual reality company vantage.tv and software platform Camera IQ this year to take the Coachella VR/AR app to augmented reality paradise.
Holli Holi. Nope, this isn't a Neil Diamond song ("Holly Holy"), but a colorful festival celebrated by Hindus and Sikhs to welcome the spring. Holi is the Hindu and Sikh festival of color, usually done in the first or second week of March. Holi is also well known for it's mischievous nature and merrymaking fun, so for all of you Good Indian Girls out there, this is the time to make your colors real shine! Watch this video to learn a little bit more about Holli and how to celebrate it.
When Christians are out celebrating Christmas this year, Judaists will be out celebrating Hanukkah, or Chanukah, which is a lesser Jewish festival that lasts eight days from the 25th day of Kislev (December), and commemorating the rededication of the Temple; it is marked by the successive kindling of eight lights.
This lesson explains a very complex left foot clave pattern for drums that was performed by Heracio Hernandez at Modern Drummer festival 1998. The instruction is very detailed.
This video explains how to get lucky or unlucky titles in Guild Wars. The way you get luck titles is to either to good or bad tasks which lead to getting tickets toward your titles. One step you have to take is by getting tickets from the festival ticket character in the game. After completing the shown tasks you will have a various degree of points leading towards your luck titles. The most rings you can use in a day is nine which costs around two million gold in Guild wars. Picking locks is...
News: Unity Previews Immersive Art Experiences for Mobile AR, Magic Leap One, & HoloLens at Upcoming Sundance Festival
The Unity 3D engine is not only responsible for facilitating the creation of 60% of AR and VR content but it also plays a significant role in producing the immersive stories that increasingly push the boundaries of cinema.
Get ready IG influencers, the Instagram promotional world as you know it is about to change. Instagram is one of the top places for influencers to make money with product promotion. So, of course, it is to be expected that these IG dominators would run into their fair share of disasters. Especially since over 90% of celebrities and influencers on Instagram don't follow FTC guidelines.
El Dia de los Muertos is a very colorful Spanish holiday which takes place on November 2nd, All Soul's Day. The festival involves bringing food and other goods to your dead relatives' graves and spending the night praying and remembering them. It's often a very communal, spiritual ritual that's also a fun activity for the whole family.
The largest and arguably most widely known event of its type, especially in the US, the Sundance Film Festival is an annual celebration of independent film—ones made outside the Hollywood system. This year, a new type of experience appeared at the Sundance Film Festival in an installation called "The Journey to the Center of the Natural Machine." This mixed reality presentation offered the user the newest type of storytelling in a long and important line—continuation of the species kind of im...
One of the world's largest music festivals in kicking off this weekend in southern California, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. With a diverse lineup ranging from AFI to Empire of the Sun to HAIM to Muse, the music world is on display this weekend and the next.
With the global COVID-19 pandemic preventing Pokémon GO players from venturing into the real world, developer Niantic has adapted the game for trainers to play in a socially-distanced manner.
Anyone who has been to Burning Man before can tell you that it is an extremely harsh and challenging environment physically, emotionally, and culinarily! Come hear two veteran burners/culinary team members talk about the best ways to set up your Burning Man kitchen/food plan. You'll come away with some useful recipes and vital Burning Man tips & tricks. Who knows, you may even find your playa carpool buddy!
Here are some camping and party tips for you would-be burners out there. Be prepared for some serious excitement around the water truck.
The weather is getting warmer and that can only mean one thing - festival season is upon us! In this tutorial, learn how to style your long hair in a cute, stylish way that is also totally practical for the music fest circuit.
The Maraudon dungeon can be difficult to navigate, making finding the Elder Splitrock exceptionally difficult. This walkthrough for the Lunar Festival in World of Warcraft shows you precisely where you can go to find it. Make sure to go armed!
Watch this instructional metalsmithing video to weave a European chainmail pattern. You can expand this pattern to make a costume for your local Renaissance festival. This is also known as the four in one chainmail pattern.
Chef Sanjay shows us how to make sweet pongal - a sweet rice and pongal dessert used for Indian festivals.
Banana Dosai is an Indian pancake with banana and is another Indian festival food. It can be used as a dessert or an appetizer (we think it sounds perfect for breakfast!) and is actually very healthy.
Sooji halwa is a sweet made of semolina, suji, rava. It is a very popular Indian dessert, especially at festival time. It is also great at breakfast!
Going to music festivals is one of the best parts of the summer — Which is probably why thousands of people attend them. With numbers like that, trying to find and meet up with your friends can be difficult and intimidating. Thanks to Apple's ARKit, however, you'll soon be able to locate your friends in a crowd using an app.
Despite the name, Oktoberfest is in full effect worldwide with its huge festivals and specially brewed beers drawing in brewski lovers of all shapes and sizes. If the festivals are out of reach, maybe you should bring the festival to you before it's too late. By taking advantage of the same watermelon keg idea that everyone knows all to well, you can easily turn a pumpkin into a beer-dispensing fruit.
Watch this instructional video to learn how to make an origami paper Milky Way ornament. With one piece of origami paper and a pair of scissors, one can form a beautiful ornament that is sometimes used for Tanabata, the Japanese festival of stars. This and other paper ornaments can be combined to create larger decorative pieces.
With some origami paper, scissors and glue, one can make simple and elegant paper snail spirals. They can be used as decorations for events such Tanabata, the Japanese star festival. This instructional video allows you to make paper spirals that, combined with other origami shapes, can also become larger decorative pieces.
This film was awarded the Green Ribbon in Itami Film Festival, 1993. Learn how various techniques of animation work and see some amazing examples- including an animated pin up girl! The film is in Japanese dialogue with English subtitles.
If you think about it, beauty of all beauties Angelina Jolie doesn't actually wear that many beauty products. Even when she's rubbing elbows with George Clooney at the Cannes Film Festival she's usually going with nothing more than clean, flawless skin, cat eyeliner, and pale lips.
In this video, we learn how to make a custom DIY dog gate. Tools you will need are: lattice and wood, hinges and screws, saw and power drill, cut outs from a hobby store, and a closure. After you gather all the parts, start to build the dog gate. Use the wood on the bottom and top to help support the lattice wood that will face the outside. Once you have the entire gate built, you can use cut outs from a hobby store to make the gate more festival. Simply nail these to the outside of the gate ...
Hak5 isn't your ordinary tech show. It's hacking in the old-school sense, covering everything from network security, open source and forensics, to DIY modding and the homebrew scene. Damn the warranties, it's time to Trust your Technolust. In this episode, see how to set up SSH tunneling to securely transmit HTTP traffic.
FreshDV had the opportunity recently to speak with Jerome Courshon on the marketing and distribution of movies and films. Jerome offers a full course in the “Secrets of Distribution” . If you are a filmmaker of any kind you owe it to your crew, your cast and yourself to watch this segment. From contracts, residuals, and pitfalls to avoid Jerome covers the 101 basics of film distribution and helps prepare you for what you need to know once the ink dries on the DVDs. In Jerome’s words:
In the late nineteenth century, the advent of the motion picture wowed audiences with a new storytelling medium. Nearly a century and a half later, augmented reality is establishing a new frontier in film.
It's impossible to predict the future, but it's fun to try. Adapted from Daniel H. Wilson's short story of the same name, filmmaker Giacomo Cimini's short film "The Nostalgist" shows a futuristic world where mixed reality serves as an escape from a less-desirable physical world.
"Bad Day" by Daniel Powter is one of those songs that can turn a person's whole life around if they hear it at the right time. IN this video you'll learn how to play a cover of "Bad Day" on the piano from a really gifted teacher.
For this Diwali, try making your own homemade greeting card for family members and friends. You don't need much to make your own card for Diwali (aka Divali, Deepavali or the festival of lights). Even children can make DIY cards with some raw or unused materials. Diwali is a five-day festival, celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains, and usually occurs from mid-October to mid-November.