Lilo and Stitch Was Originally Much More Violent

Lilo and Stitch had com­plet­ed whole scenes and mas­sive set­pieces that end­ed up dra­mat­i­cal­ly altered for the fin­ished prod­uct — some for under­stand­able rea­sons, and some not.

A Field Guide To China’s Most Indispensible Meme

In Chi­na, the dig­i­tal­ly-active keep fold­ers of 表情 (biǎo qíng), which lit­er­al­ly means “facial expres­sion.” In the dig­i­tal world, biao­qing refers to any image that adds a visu­al and emo­tive lay­er to text-dom­i­nant online con­ver­sa­tions: at its most expan­sive, it refers to every­thing from emoti­cons to reac­tion GIFs.

Making as an Act of Caring

These projects and activ­i­ties are often pack­aged as ‘fix­ing’, ‘jugaad, or ‘up-cycling’, and remain on the periph­ery of the dom­i­nant mak­er-cul­ture dis­course. These approach­es are often asso­ci­at­ed with resource stripped indi­vid­u­als and com­mu­ni­ties (espe­cial­ly Jugaad in India), or some sort of hip­pie do-good­ers.