Videos

How Texting Actually Changes the Way We Walk

The science of distracted strolling.

Tracking the Flight Paths of Birds

The chaotic order of nature's social networks.

Swedish Trade Unions Are Making Fun of Your Sad, Non-Swedish Lifestyle

A tongue-in-cheek video makes the case that even an average Swede is better off than an upper-class American.

Watch the Earth Warm Since 1880 in This Fascinating Animation

Nine of the 10 hottest years on record all occurred after 2000, says NASA.

The Drones Can Stay as Long as They Deliver Our Beer

Inside one German man's obsession with building a booze-delivering UAV.

Relive Batkid With This Behind-the-Scenes Video

Prepare for your heart to melt, again.

Portland Sets Another Bicycle Milestone

A new apartment building will offer 1,200 cyclist parking spots, a North American record.

The World's Largest Vinyl Record Spins Atop an L.A. Concert Venue

It’s 407 feet in diameter.

The Life of a Los Angeles Homicide Detective

A short documentary follows a 27-year veteran of the LAPD.

This Chilling Ad Might Scare You Into Driving Slower

A powerful video dramatizes the consequences of careless driving.

This Functioning Pickup Truck Is Carved From 11,000 Pounds of Ice

And can drive at least a mile.

The Dramatic Makeover of New York's Streets Under Bloomberg

Car-choked areas transformed.

San Francisco Added to a Burgeoning 'Street View for Bikes'

Get obsessive about bike routes.

Atlanta Makes a (Modest) Push for Transit Regionalism

But one website for all riders in the metro area is only a start.

A Day in the Life of a Baltimore Slumlord Hunter

A video follows Carol Ott, a mother of two who is documenting every blighted property she can find in Baltimore.

A Delightfully Cheesy 1976 Ode to Detroit's Art Museum

The DIA's fortunes weren't always so grim.

San Francisco Luxury Apartment Promo Embarrasses Its Own Tenants

At least one person who can afford the rent at NEMA thinks this ad is ridiculous.

For Once, Here's a Video of a Cop in Action Doing Everything Right

This policeman could teach law enforcers a lesson in how to behave when a bystander is filming.

2 Very Different Ideas for Preventing Subway Deaths

To keep people from falling onto the tracks, New York City is testing lasers. Osaka, Japan, is betting on ropes.