Airplanes Look Like Swarming Fireflies In These Mesmerizing Timelapses

We're so used to seeing planes flying overhead, but these timelapse videos track the flight patterns of planes, bringing air traffic to light in trails of busy, beautiful light. They make air travel look positively wondrous. » 3/16/15 3:00pm 3/16/15 3:00pm

Jaw-Dropping Videos Of What The World's Cities Look Like Without People

What if everyone on Earth suddenly vanished, leaving behind pristine cities devoid of human life? These astonishing timelapse videos show us what cities from San Francisco to Shanghai would look like as ghost towns. » 9/18/14 3:00pm 9/18/14 3:00pm

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

Five hours of planes landing at San Diego International Airport in less…

Aviation porn. Is that a thing? It should be. Whatever, we're using it — it's the perfect descriptor for this composite timelapse video by filmmaker Cy Kuckenbaker, captured at San Diego International Airport on Black Friday between 10:30 am and 3:00 pm. » 12/04/12 7:20am 12/04/12 7:20am

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… » 4/11/12 12:00pm 4/11/12 12:00pm