You’d think that, what with being one of the biggest franchises in the last five years, The Hunger Games would have made it into the minds of most people. And The Hunger Games has. Catching Fire and Mockingjay on the other hand? Better get caught up before Mockingjay Part 2 comes out on Friday. »
Parks aren’t always built just so we can enjoy the trees. On Governor’s Island in New York City, a truly unique public space will bring nature back to a former military base–and it’s engineered to withstand the catastrophic storms that climate change will bring. It’s called The Hills, and in this documentary, we talk… »
Facebook is looking down the barrel of a future advertising crisis, so it’s trying to think up new ways to put “buy now” links in front of your peepers. The company’s top brass believe the answers will come from Instagram, Whatsapp, and video. »
If there’s any reason to love drones, it’s the fantastic footage of the world that’s being filmed by amateur and professionals alike. Case in point: Hamersley, a stunning short film by Dan Proud. »
This happened just off the dock for the Alcatraz Island ferry in downtown San Francisco. Waters surrounding the city are some of the most great white infested in the world. »
Comic Cons and Cosplay go together like Wonder Woman and butt-kicking—a match made in heaven. And this year’s New York Comic Con was no exception. Here’s our highlight reel of the very best in cosplay that we saw on the show floor. Get ready for a dose of seriously wonderful cosplay! »
There’s something magical about watching a great comics artist at work. So when we went to New York Comic Con over the weekend, we headed straight for Artists’ Alley and gave some of the best artists a unique assignment.
It’s all well and good to make fun of Donald Trump’s presidential run, but it turns out that you can put his words in the mouths of the classiest fictional dictators, and it really works.
Most nectar-eating bats hover in front of flowers and lap like crazy to shovel high-calorie goodness down their throats. But when some species of South American leaf-nosed bats cozy up to a flower, they just stick their tongues in and leave them there. They’re eating, but their tongues don’t seem to be moving at all.… »
At some point in your life, you’ll have to eat at a dining establishment where there are more forks on your table then there are ties in your closet. It’s a daunting prospect, but just roll with it. You’ll be fine. We made this video to be your guide. »
I really appreciate a good mashup. Hell’s Club puts together dozens of famous characters into one club, and it’s spectacular. »
Let’s face it, you can’t show the extinction of the dinosaurs without including showing these prehistoric beasts mowing their lawns, going grocery shopping, and getting ridden by Jesus... Well, okay, so maybe this isn’t the most accurate video, but it is wickedly funny. »
One of the best parts of True Detective has always been the fantastic opening credits: the double exposure and mix between characters and landscapes is eerie and very beautifully executed. When set to imagery from Star Wars? It’s pretty fantastic. »
This ping pong bot is so good it doesn’t even need to watch the ball, it just—OH MY GOD IT’S EYEING THE CHILD. »
This is the first video ever capture of a cat riding a rhino. And man, it does not look like an easy ride. It’s basically a real life Timon and Pumbaa. »
Have you met the Kilobot? It’s small, simple, inexpensive—not the most impressive robot, on its own. But the Kilobot wasn’t made to work alone, or even in twos or threes. No, where the Kilobot really thrives is in groups. Since 2010, the size of the group in which it cooperates has steadily grown, and with it the… »