Two filmmakers used HDR (high dynamic range) photography to capture amazing contrast and detail inside a century-old mental institution.
A space shuttle flying low on the back of a plane is a sight to behold -- here's how it works.
The Hindu celebration is captured with a Phantom Flex, a high-speed camera that can record upwards of 10,000 frames per second.
Tommy Edison, who has been blind since birth, provides a new perspective on the iPhone's interface.
Dialogue With Life, a documentary from the late fifties or early sixties, looks back at medicine in 1931 before health insurance.
A short film by marine biologist Tierney Thys dramatizes "the secret life of plankton" with jaw-dropping footage of the ocean's microscopic organisms.
A vibrant, inventive little world blossoms in a music video for Vadoinmessico's "Teeo."
Steve Hershon made a name for himself as "the Hands of Hollywood" doing hand insert modeling for the TV hits of the seventies and eighties.
Take a mini-vacation to Hawaii and watch color-saturated cloudscapes zoom by.
The Wonder Hospital, a visually stunning short animated film, tells a surreal and twisted story.
Students at Studio 400, an architectural design studio at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, create a novel installation.
A simple but clever video by Ronen V demonstrates how Reggie Watts, a comedian and musician, builds a song by recording and looping his voice.
A 1960s documentary by Ford is a whirlwind history of automotive design and innovation, culminating with the Mustang in 1964.
A short documentary celebrates "the craft and the pride" that goes into making iconic Marshall amps.
Swirling currents circle the globe in this mesmerizing 3D model of the Earth's oceans.
March of 2012 was the warmest on record, according to data from NOAA.
NPR's web series Tiny Desk Kitchen investigates what chemicals like disodium inosinate are doing in kids' food.
Director duo Us animates hundreds of custom-cut records for Benga's "I Will Never Change."
This documentary from the U.S. Department of Defense tells the story of scientific photography, tracing it back to the work of Eadweard Muybridge in the 1870s.
In an excerpt from National Geographic's program Titanic: The Final Word With James Cameron, the director recreates the shipwreck with 3D animation.