stop animation cooking

I’m An Electrical Engineer And I Made A ‘Pizza’

The art of animation isn’t about “ordinary cooking.” I’m a programmer and also Open Source enthusiast. Some time ago I got the Nikon Camera and I wanted to make stop-motion videos. “Professionals” wrote to me stating it’s only possible using only commercial software. I didn’t agree with them, so I decided to make surrealistic, abstractional …

Auction House

The Occult Auction

In today’s reader-submitted story, Frank recalls the time he accidentally stumbled upon an auction for a handmade wizard hat.  “I realize how blatantly peculiar it is to tell this story and occult auctions will not be mentioned anywhere in spite of their habit of exchanges of large sums of money that you would think would attract …

Truck In Rearview Mirror

The Gone Samaritan

Long before cells phones and gas stations every five miles, people traveling cross country had to rely on the kindness of strangers in times of crisis. In today’s reader-submitted story, John explains how his wife once found help traveling through a desolate stretch of Florida highway. “If you have ever been driving through Central Florida, …