Two artists, Nora Ligorano and Marshall Reese, are making a statement at both parties' political conventions with "temporary monuments" to America's struggling middle class.
NASA's August 27 update from the ISS reveals the scale of the storm brewing in the Gulf of Mexico.
A documentary about the life and times of Jeff Dowd, sixties radical, indie film promoter, and world-famous Dude.
Games so basic they don't even have names come to life via animation in this charming video.
A video animates data from one of NOAA's GOES satellites to trace the course of the tropical storm from August 25-27.
YouTube's favorite Slow Mo Guys capture the puzzling dyamics of the iconic Slinky at 1,600 frames per second.
As the world mourns the loss of Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, take a moment to revisit the iconic Apollo 11 landing.
Watch the city lights sparkle to life as the sun sets, over an over, in Colin Rich's Nightfall.
The viral video hit of the summer, copied by everyone from Katy Perry to Cookie Monster, has connected millions of people around the world.
The audio of a hip hop track stimulates synchronized pulsing chromatophores (pigmented cells) in a squid fin via electrodes.
PBS' Off Book series talks to animators and motion graphics creators about the past and present of this magical medium.
Motherboard visits Aquarius Reef Base where scientists and astronauts prepare for working on asteroids.
A resurgence in genre-bending movie mashups might be driven by audiences slogging through Hollywood's summer lineup.
A Turkish filmmaker documents his parents' craft of Ebru, transforming floating inks into delicate patterns.
Thanks to some image editing, Daniel Luke Fitch's version of the rover's Mars approach is extra crisp and breathtaking.
How scientists decode brain activity to recreate the YouTube videos their research subjects are watching
For people dealing with mental health issues or learning disablities, working at this recycling facility provides community and satisfaction.
Ben Miller performs a web comic from Randall Munroe's brilliant web comic xkcd, a rant to the tune of "Modern Major General."
NASA's InSight mission, planned for 2016, will examine the geophysics of our neighboring planet.
Boston Dynamics' PETMAN robot gets the soundtrack it deserves from video editor Tim Trusler.