In MOAB, Sung Kim captures stunning time-lapse vistas of Utah's national parks
In the spirit of celebrating, rather than ranking, our eclectic mix of content, here is a selection of standout videos in no particular order
Clay's Corner in Brasstown, North Carolina, hosts an unusual New Year's Eve tradition
This episode of Green TV's series about global warming and natural disasters covers floods in the Philippines, severe storms in Scotland, drought along the Danube, and the worst weather disasters of 2011
This stop-motion music video for New Jackson's "The Night Mail" by Dublin-based animator Fergal Brennan explores how images degrade when photocopied repeatedly
Electric Literature embraces digital media in publishing and produces web videos inspired by the short stories in its magazine. Here, writer and visual artist Carson Mell brings a single sentence from his story "The West" to life.
How the U.S.'s earliest spy satellites monitored the Soviet Union without computers or digital cameras
Astronaut Mike Fossum shares how he shoots those stunning images of Earth from the International Space Station
In chapter eight of the dance film Girl Walk // All Day, the girl hits up the mall for a makeover and a new outfit to take the town by storm
A lush music video for New Look's "Nap on the Bow" creates a rippling underwater world with Xbox's 3D camera
A dreamy three-minute tour of South Korea's capital city
20syl and Francis Cutter's video for C2C layers clips of the band playing for a perfectly timed, choreographed spectacle that parallels the music
Apollo 8's astronauts celebrated Christmas in space during the mission that set the groundwork for Apollo 11 and witnessed the first Earthrise in human history
Maisie Crow's short documentary, Half-Lives: The Chernobyl Workers Now, tells the story of the community that survived the Chernobyl disaster
Obscura Digital used 44 projectors to map these images onto the architecture of the Mosque for the 40th anniversary of the U.A.E.
Another viral video slam dunk from Devin Graham features an astonishing number of puppies being adorable
An example of early cinematic storytelling from Thomas Edison's production company includes live reindeer and sweeping miniature model landscapes
A short documentary from Etsy, an online marketplace for handmade things, traces the origins of glitter back to Paleolithic party people
It's tough to laugh at the string of conflicts and disasters that made up the past year, but JibJab does their best with 2011 Buh-Bye!
In chapter seven of the dance film Girl Walk // All Day, the girl and the character known as "the gentleman" go on an adventure that culminates in a subway car dance party