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Facundo the Great

(YouTube link) StoryCorps‘ new animated short is from the memories of Ramon “Chunky” Sanchez, who recalls the days when Mexican-American students would find their names Anglicized by schoolteachers. Until that one day… Video directed by the Rauch Brothers. Link

11 Eye-Opening NASA Wakeup Calls

NASA has been waking up astronauts using music since the Apollo Program. Sometimes those wakeup calls get pretty weird. 1. STS-111 – “I Got You Babe” from Groundhog Day On June 19, 2002, the crew of the Space Shuttle Endeavour awoke to a tinny rendition of “I Got You Babe” by Sonny and Cher, taken [...]

Le Miroir

Where did the time go. Antoine Tinguely and Laurent Fauchère (credited as Ramon and Pedro in the film) created this short film Le Miroir (The Mirror) that depicts the poignant story of life, as [...]

4 Year Time-Lapse Video of Building Demolition and Contruction

(Video Link) This time-lapse video captured footage in Paris from January 2007 through September 2010. It shows the deconstruction of one building and the erection of another in its place. Videographer Ramon added pop-up graphics that reveal what’s going on as time progresses. via Gizmodo