The Man Behind The Animation: Studio Ghibli Co-founder Isao Takahata

Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata passed away at 82. Takahata founded Studio Ghibli in 1985 with director Hayao Miyazaki. Takahata worked in animation beginning in 1959 at Toei studios. He went on to produce works such as Castle in the Sky. In 1988 Takahata directed Grave of the Fireflies, a story about two orphans during World … More The Man Behind The Animation: Studio Ghibli Co-founder Isao Takahata

Stephen Hawking: A Genius and Physicist

Stephen Hawking, a renowned visionary physicist was born Jan 8, 1942 in Oxford, England. He studied at Oxford University and earned a PhD at Cambridge. Hawking was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in 1963 and given years to live. Though the disease reduced his bodily movements, Hawking continued to pursue his studies and research. He … More Stephen Hawking: A Genius and Physicist