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Michael Langan – Choros

Michael Langan – Choros
A chorus of women are borne from the movements of a single dancer in this dreamlike pas de trente-deux.
In the tradition of Marey and McLaren, Michael Langan and Terah Maher combine music, dance, and image multiplication to create a film that enhances our perception of motion. “Choros” delivers a visually mesmerizing narrative in three movements, following a dancer’s (Maher) experience of discovery, euphoria, and rebirth through this surreal phenomenon.

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BBC News – How to build a bigger, better corkscrew

How to build a bigger, better corkscrew
There are many man-made objects in the world in need of improvement. And there are a small number that, through use and experience, have become stripped to their essence and as a result are hard to improve upon. Or so you might think.

One such object is the traditional corkscrew. At its most primitive it displays an almost iron-age simplicity.