Although nostalgia for childhood, particularly boyhood, underpins many a Hollywood extravaganza, that longing is not usually loosed with any emotional restraint. Perhaps that is why so many films of the last two or three years have lacked structure or grace. And from a profit-making point of view, the stakes must be raised again and again to compete against other, similar ventures: episodes of unlimited violence and carefully delimited sex nothing too emotional, please are piled one on top of another in a bald attempt to re-create the vagaries of the early adolescent mind. In a youth-crazed culture, these ungainly accumulations appeal not just to a market of teenaged ticket buyers but also to those who wish to purchase a second youth, one unencumbered by the implacable maturity of actual experience. Tim Burton has achieved popular and critical success by dealing with these issues overtly. From the animated short Vincent, which he made at Disney when he was only 23 and which is still his most satisfying work , Burton has pursued the kind of fantasies likely to come from the lonely, alienated, and misshapen mind of a hurt, immature outcast teen.
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Sex can change a lot about a relationship. For male prairie voles, it can even change their brains. Prairie voles, small, furry rodents native to North America, are one of the few mammals that form mostly monogamous partnerships. Many share homes and parenting duties, preferring to snuggle with their partners over any other vole. Read more about how prairie voles form their bonds. Before male prairie voles put a ring on it, they can't tell one single lady from another, according to a new study in the October issue of Animal Behavior.
Aspiring Japanese surgeons build tiny models to get hired
Forget the life and death drama of heart transplant surgery—what about the insane pressure to expertly fold a piece of origami in under 15 minutes? Located in Japan 's Okayama prefecture, Kurashiki Central Hospital is holding fierce recruitment competitions in which surgeons must assemble tiny models—in one case, a piece of sushi with a single grain of rice—to demonstrate their fine motor skills and coolness in a complicated deadline situation: sound familiar, model builders? Here's the video of the tryouts:. Are you sure you want to block this user and hide all related comments throughout the site?
In the photograph, the model is shown rising out of a bubble bath, suds dripping from her body. Her tight panties and skimpy top are soaked and revealing. She gazes at the viewer, her face showing a wisp of a smile that seems to have been coaxed from off-camera.