• Infographic: Facts About Silencers

    Silencers are a greatly misunderstood component of firearms, in large part because of their portrayal in video games and action movies. Though silencers can greatly reduce the noise of a firearm, they do not eliminate the sound of a gunshot completely. Instead, silencers limit the noise to a hearing-safe level, keeping a firearm’s burst below… Continue Reading

  • Disney D23 Expo Highlights – Part 4

    Disney Legends Awards Ceremony Source: Micechat.com The D23 Arena also hosted the 2013 Disney Legends Awards on Saturday. The ceremony kicked off with a presentation honoring Disney Legends that passed away over the last year including Annette Funicello, Robert Sherman, Ginny Tyler and others. America’s Funniest Home Videos host Tom Bergeron and Disney CEO Bob… Continue Reading

  • Disney D23 Expo Highlights – Part 3

    Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives Source: Micechat.com Speaking of priceless originals, upstairs at the Anaheim Convention Center, the Walt Disney Archives put together another display of props, costumes and artifacts from Disney’s rich history. Unfortunately, the exhibit wasn’t as large or as strong as the display put together for the 2011 D23 Expo. What… Continue Reading

  • Disney D23 Expo Highlights – Part 2

    Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Pavillon Journey Into Imagineering Source: micechat.com The big draw on the show floor was, of course, the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Pavilion. By entering through a facade evoking the Imagineering headquarters in Glendale, California; guests of the pavilion, put together by Walt Disney Imagineering, took a “Journey Into Imagineering.”… Continue Reading

  • Visual Effects Pioneer Ray Harryhausen Dies at 92

    Animation effects wizard Ray Harryhausen, who pioneered many of the stop-motion techniques that have become today’s industry standards, has died. He was 92.[SOURCE] Harryhausen died Tuesday in London, it was announced on the Facebook page of the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation. Revered for his cutting-edge effects work in the 1950s and ’60s on such… Continue Reading