With 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' now in theaters, marking a high point for this art form, we take a look back at some of the most incredible instances of motion-capture performances, and see how this art form has evolved.
Ahh, summer. 'Tis the season of watermelon art, diving fails and-- you guessed it-- belly flops. When we were kids, this pool move was awesome. But nowadays... who are we kidding? It's still (painfully) awesome!
Encountering a jellyfish at the beach is a terrifying experience that sometimes ends with Nicole Kidman taking a leak on your freshly shaved chest (NSFW, duh). Encountering a jellyfish on the internet in GIF form? Oddly relaxing.
Maybe you live someplace where fireworks are illegal. Maybe secretly every time you hear some go off you are momentarily terrified that somebody on a neighboring block has just been shot to death. Maybe both (Brooklyn, rep!).
Hey, did you notice it's hot outside? Like, pretty freaking hot. Maybe you can't afford the luxury of air conditioning. Maybe it doesn't matter because you still have to go outside. Don't panic (and certainly don't run). Here's a GIF guide to surviving a summer heat wav…