A Hundred Thousand People Died So You Could Enjoy Amsterdam

Ever wanted to go to Amsterdam? Maybe sit at a cafe or tour the Red Light District? You monster. It took two horrific floods, which re-sculpted the coast of Europe, to make Amsterdam into a city worth visiting. » 2/19/15 4:40pm 2/19/15 4:40pm

In Holland, they're building computer games for adorable, edible pigs

While waiting around in their pens, swine can get ornery and restless. To placate the porkers, a group of Dutch designers are devising a basic video game that allows humans to square off against pigs (and vice versa). It's an extremely cute idea until you realize your porcine opponents are bacon-bound. » 1/11/12 2:10pm 1/11/12 2:10pm

An unnerving short film about life inside the IKEA catalogue

For Utrecht's 48 Hour Film Project, filmmakers Jeroen Houben, Tim Arts, and Stefan van den Boogaard created Page 23, a bizarre little gem about the secret lives of those condemned to dwell in furniture catalogues. I don't want to over-explain this creepy four-minute short, so here's the synopsis: » 11/29/11 6:45pm 11/29/11 6:45pm