Videos

Would You Ride This Cardboard Bike?

An Israeli designer invents a paper bike that could sell for $60 a pop.

YouTube/iamOTHER

The Social and Economic Roots of Oakland's Graffiti Boom

How the recession and rage against the system are fueling street art.

M2Film

Totally Radical Ode of the Day: The Coolest Bus Around!

The ride of your life awaits in Denmark.

Courtesy of City Studios

A Housing Project Upgrade Done Right

Outside Cincinnati, a deteriorated housing project is given a facelift without displacing residents.

A Missile Trail Can Be Quite Beautiful

Las Vegas and Phoenix were treated to a rare atmospheric lightshow on Thursday morning.

RUA.RU

When All Else Fails, Paint Their Faces on Potholes

Our new urban heroes.

Maybe Apple Should Use This Incredible Burglary to Advertise the iPhone 5

Nothing says "hot product" more than a pack of burglars smashing a car into an Apple store.

A Steam-Powered Bicycle to Rocket You Back to the Victorian Era

Bell not required, as the bike already sounds like a screaming teapot.

Wikimedia Commons

Time Travel Back to Los Angeles, Circa 1969

A haunting and poetic portrayal of what was then seen as the city of the future.

A Diary of Camping in New York City

One couple's quest to find serenity in "the wilderness" of Staten Island.

Reuters

Could Co-Ops Help Solve Our College Grad Employment Crisis?

Students who participate in these programs have greater responsibility and a better chance of full-time employment.

Sweatshoppe

Artists Cover Europe With Invisible Graffiti

In Video Painting Europe, Sweatshoppe uses ingenious infrared tracking to smear digital video over concrete surfaces with paint rollers.

Vimeo/HAWK Hildesheim

Fun at the Crosswalk

Waiting for the walk sign doesn't have to be boring.

Ars Electronica

Robot Record of the Day: Glowing Quadrocopters Perform Giant Synchronized Flight Over Danube

Wow.

The Best Way to Deal With Crosswalk-Blocking Drivers Ever

If common courtesy can't be relied upon, these beefy Brazilian martial artists can.

Danny MacAskill vs. San Francisco

Video of the Day: Danny MacAskill vs. San Francisco

The Scottish trickster takes his bike crazy moves to the Bay.

Public Art by Satellite

An event is documented by a Google satellite, creating a new and unnerving lens through which to view public space.

A Most Unusual Panhandling Scam

This subway beggar can't be for real.

Keita Takahashi

Life-Size Video Game of the Day: Pac-Man

The ghosts are all around you at New York's Babycastles Summit.