Okay, this is, on the face of it, an astonishing hack. This is not wire work and not CGI. The dragon is really flying. But how? pause for a minute and try to figure it out. I'll confess I had to look it up, though once the trick is revealed it seems obvious.
Here's a tip: The flight took place at night.
Gizmodo has the explanation. Click here to find out.
And long ago and near away . . .
In 1976, four individuals convened for a conversation on ARPANET. They were, implausibly enough, puppeteer Jim Henson, painter Sidney Nolan, conceptual artist Yoko Ono, and philosopher Ayn Rand.
You can find this unlikely and unintentionally hilarious dialogue here.
UPDATE: Alerted by one of this blog's readers (see below), I discovered that the above conversation was a hoax -- or, as its creators would have it, an art installation -- by Bassam El Baroni, Jeremy Beaudry and Nav Haq.
I apologize for helping to spread misinformation. And shame on me for falling for it.