The Boxtrolls' Timelapse End Credits Show How Much Work Stop-Motion Is

When you sit back and watch a stop-motion movie, it's easy to forget that each tiny movement is controlled by an animator's hands. But this hilariously philosophical sequence from The Boxtrolls' end credits shows the animator at work, reminding us how much he moves so that the puppets can move. » 12/30/14 9:40am 12/30/14 9:40am

Spectacular New Space Station Video Is The Ultimate Holiday Lighting

The ESA has just released this stunning ultra high definition timelapse video, combining 12,500 images taken by astronaut Alexander Gerst during his six-month mission aboard the International Space Station. The views of sparkling cities, glowing aurorae and flashes of lightning are breathtaking. Watch it. Now. » 12/24/14 6:30am 12/24/14 6:30am

This Severe Weather Time-Lapse Will Blow You Away

Stormscapes 2 is an arresting time-lapse of severe weather by Nicolaus Wegner. The landscape photographer spent May through September traveling through the central United States, shooting everything from lightning storms to mammatus clouds to supercell formations to rainbows. The end result is outstanding, a must-watch » 12/12/14 5:00pm 12/12/14 5:00pm

Here Are Four Months of Storms Condensed into a Two Minute Video

We often see animated satellite images of storms over the Atlantic that show us 12- or 24-hour loops, but how about a satellite loop that lasts 2,150 hours? An ambitious YouTuber created this awesome time lapse video showing four months of storms over the western Pacific in just two minutes. » 9/02/14 1:00am 9/02/14 1:00am