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.
Color-coding temperature shifts on the surface of the sun reveals striking patterns.
The director of the 21st Century Defense Initiative at Brookings describes technologies that will change the nature of conflict around the world.
A documentary in progress follows the rise of Claressa Shields, from Flint, Michigan, to the 2012 Olympics in London.
The filmmaker behind Hypno SF, the music video for Kalle Mattson's "Water Falls," reveals how they achieved the mind-bending zoom effect.
A team of filmmakers hits the road to visit 70 parks in 120 days, before budget cuts force them to close.
The author of EdibleGeography.com describes how things like refrigeration and "probiotic cities" could shape the future of what we eat.
A crowd-funded documentary series looks at how a fishing community in Japan has coped in the wake of the 2011 tsunami.
The many incarnations of the iconic super hero symbol, from 1941 to 2007.
The senior Army intelligence office at the Pentagon outlines the challenges and opportunities technology poses.
A remote community whistles long, elaborate sequences that carry meaning across distances.
From cave paintings to heavy metal band names, the PBS series Off Book traces the importance of logos through the ages.
The A.V. Club's 'Pop Pilgrims' series digs up the story behind an iconic scene from the Coen brothers' film, shot 20 miles outside of Marfa, Texas.
The viral video collective cdza plays a medley of hits by the Swedish pop sensation.