Videos

An Oscars-Weekend Reminder to Be Good to Your Neighbors

Remembering the Academy Award-winning work of Norman McLaren, whose 1952 commentary on suburbia still resonates.

When the Sidewalks Were Wider Than the Streets

Compare footage of New York's 23rd Street, shot by Thomas Edison in 1901, to today.

The Fear and Fortune of Mumbai's Human Pyramids

A short film explores why India's controversial sport is so important for three slum residents.

How San Francisco Proved to the World It Had Recovered From the 1906 Earthquake

100 years ago today, the Panama-Pacific International Exposition opened its doors.

Every Year There's a New Viral Video of This Japanese Bike-Parking Robot

It's not hard to see why people love it so much, though.

Rio de Janeiro, in Fantastically High Definition

The Brazilian city like you've never seen it. Really.

What the Beltline Really Means to Atlanta

An inside look at this 22-mile pedestrian-friendly corridor, circling downtown and eventually connecting 45 neighborhoods with each other.

Is It Pronounced Bang'er' or Bang'or'?

Get it right so you don't tick off the locals.

Watch the Rising Sun Meet the Northern Lights in This NASA Video

This clip is only 15 seconds long, but it is incredible.

This Train Plowing Through Snow Is Absolutely Astonishing

But is it safe?

Dispatches From a Miniature, Half-Imagined City

Part preservation effort, part dreamscape, Elgin Park is a scale model of a semifictional 20th-century town.

A Glamorous Time-Lapse of Los Angeles, From Sunrise to Sunset

A five minute long tour, from the skyscrapers to the streets.

The Remarkable Power of Sidewalks

Take a fresh look at the pavement under your feet.

The Best Public Transportation Advertisement Ever?

A Danish company is hellbent on making the bus seem cool.

Searching for the Culinary Soul of Los Angeles

From taquerias to haute cuisine, a new documentary tracks a famed food critic as he lives and dines in L.A.

A Terrifying Airplane Crash in Taiwan

A jet struck a freeway and taxi before hitting the water, killing and injuring many.

This Is How Normal Walking to School Used to Be

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

African Hip-Hop Is Bridging Culture Gaps in China

China Remix looks at African immigrant communities in China's "Chocolate City," celebrating the power of rap music to bring communities together.

The Night Sky You've Never Seen

Light pollution has taken away our ability to see the Milky Way. Can we still save the stars?