An animated video about how the Olympic flame came to be weatherproof, safe, and photogenic.
This video about the physical properties of "astro puffs" (water in zero gravity) on board the International Space Station might make you wonder.
Johan Rijpma's video for 'Natural Thing,' a track by Nobody Beats the Drum, adapts a YouTube trope for the Vimeo audience.
An animated montage featuring summer sports in the pixelated style of '80s video games.
Sight, a brilliant and disturbing short sci-fi film, imagines a world in which Google Glass-inspired apps are everywhere.
Oxygen deprivation is a (legal) performance-enhancing strategy for some Olympians and other endurance athletes. Here's how it works.
Half a century of "wooing women" in pop music, presented as a medley by the viral video collective cdza
Math meets neuroscience in the quest to recreate the connections in the human brain and develop smarter robots.
Beluga whales, puffins, golden retriever puppies, and more
An archival clip from the TV series The Big Picture, produced by the U.S. Army, reveals how much the games have changed in 60 years.
This is how bears get breakfast.
This robot dad just can't convince his robot kid to go down the slide.
From supporting young, innovative talent to integrating new technologies, the actress and playwright reflects on what's to come in the world of theater.
An animated short recasts the Greek tradition with a scrappy set of urban critters.
David Kosmos Smith's EuroLapse is a lovely five-minute escape to London, Amsterdam, Paris, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Milan, and more
How do we think about the future? The musician and DJ discusses technology, climate change, and the fastest way to get from London to Los Angeles -- in the 1890s.
A video from Flavorwire reveals that the trope of the charmingly unstable ingénue --attributed to recent indie cinema -- actually goes back decades.
Sliced bread as we know it was invented in 1928. See the process in action at a 1940s industrial bakery in this archival clip.
Dizzying roller coasters zip through the sky in this imaginative promotional video for Coney Island's Luna Park.
On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 beamed video from the moon back to Earth, live. Here's how they did it.