San Diego traffic, organized by color, is surprisingly hypnotic

Filmmaker Cy Kuckenbaker is back to delight our eyeballs with a meticulously edited 4-minute video of traffic footage shot from San Diego's Washington Street bridge – which doesn't sound something you'd want to spend four minutes watching, but then maybe you don't know who Kuckenbaker is, or the time-(col)lapse… » 12/19/13 8:40am 12/19/13 8:40am

Wow — this gorgeous timelapse was made with a crummy point and shoot

Featured here is "A Forest Year," a fantastic little timelapse that distills 40,000 photographs into a single three-minute video. It's undeniably beautiful (the dramatic seasonal shifts visible at 1:00, and again around 1:35, are particularly breathtaking), but its picture quality definitely leaves something to be… » 3/08/13 2:40pm 3/08/13 2:40pm

How to Suspend Liquid Water in Midair

YouTuber mrbibio calls the optical illusion you see here "the static flow of water." The description, of course, is an oxymoron; how can something that is static also be flowing? And yet, the water in this video — which you can hear trickling, and surely must be flowing — appears to be suspended in midair. So what's… » 4/11/12 12:00pm 4/11/12 12:00pm