Videos

Superstorm Sandy Meets Tim Burton in This Creepy Animation

A most ominous storm was brewing over the East Coast.

In the Wake of Sandy, Is New Jersey Facing a Voting Crisis?

"We really don't care about the election right now, it's the furthest thing from our minds," one resident says. Still, officials are scrambling to keep the polls open Tuesday.

Plastic Beach

Manmade Environmental Disaster Movie of the Day: Plastic Paradise

See what I did there?

For Some New York Bikers, Flooding Was Just a Minor Hassle

Hurricane Sandy left behind untold destruction, painful memories and a wicked new environment for bicycling.

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Accident of the Day: U-Lock Becomes You-Lock For a Few Hours

Way to lock up that neck.

Climate Desk

New York's Gas Crisis Is 'Like Something You See in the Movies'

Brooklyn drivers literally running on empty, stuck in gridlock.

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Behind the Scenes in Barcelona's Innovative Solar Energy Program

The Catalan city is leading the way.

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DIY Train Project of the Day: The Norry

Bamboo trains are apparently a relatively common sight in rural Cambodia.

Internet Archive

3 Vintage Newsreels to Make You Feel Better About Obsessing Over Sandy

How did we track major storms before the internet? Telegram warnings and hurricane flags.

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Animal Daredevil of the Day: A Cat on a Bike

A Philadelphia man cruises around with his cat on his shoulder.

A Traffic Light That Makes Road Rage Excusable

The green is only a second long.

Philip Stockton

Seeing New York City Simultaneously at Night and Day

It might take a minute to figure out that something's wrong with this short film.

Central Park Five/Florentine Films

Trailer of the Day: The Central Park Five

Revisiting a miscarriage of justice.

Inside the Portland International Airport's Jellyfish Playpen

Concourse E has been invaded by a rainbow-colored swarm of gently swaying jellies.

San Francisco Sure Looks Creepy Without Any People In It

Filmmaker Ross Ching explains how he managed to depict the Golden Gate Bridge with no traffic, among other famous locations.

London Bartender Makes the 'World's Most Expensive Cocktail'

The $8,830 tipple is apparently the world's oldest cocktail, too.

Cinimod Studio

London Tube Commuters Hunted by Intelligent, Annoying Spotlight

This body heat-sensing spotlight is great if you're egotistical, terrible if you have a hangover.

Courtesy of Google

This Is What Google Really Looks Like

Take a street view tour of some of the company's data centers.

Studio Roosegaarde

Magical Inanimate Object of the Day: The Lotus Dome

Lotus Dome almost seems to have a life of its own.