Videos

A Look Back at Expo 67

On the anniversary of its closing day, take a video tour of Montreal's six months as the center of the world.

The Discipline and Deviance of Maine's Underground Street Art

"Graffiti's a trade. It's like being a plumber or carpenter."

Happy Birthday, New York City Subway!

Today in 1904, NYC opened its first underground line, inspiring the biggest building boom in city history—and a spoof by Thomas Edison.

Climb With This Stunt Devil up a Humongous Smokestack

Man fulfills lifelong dream of yelling "Whooo!" down a towering chimney.

This 'Layer-Lapse' Video of Boston Is a Lesson in Relativity

A new spin on time-lapse tech shows city features at distinct times of day, all in one frame.

Eating and Drinking at the Top of London's BT Tower

A film made when the 581-foot tower was a lot groovier.

The L.A. Metro Scores Cool Points With This New PSA

The underdog of American mass transit toots its own horn in this catchy 1980s-style video.

Take a Tour of London's 1950s Coffee Bars

On National Coffee Day, look across the Atlantic for some bohemian coffeehouse nostalgia.

What Is a City?

A pair of physicists tackle a seemingly simple, incredibly complicated question.

How About a Crosswalk Light that Dances?

The makers of this gyrating Do Not Cross signal say it reduces jaywalking by 81 percent.

Hail a New York Taxi, Get a High Five Instead

A random beardo is spreading surprise high fives all over the city.

Exploring the Art Along Detroit's People Mover

Seen by many as an urban-planning boondoggle, there's a cultured side to the city's humble light rail system.

Watch One World Trade Center Get Built Through a Time-Lapse Video

See years of construction fly by in this ode to rebuilding after devastation.

An Endearingly Cranky Tour of Street Typography

Designer James Victore has a lot of strong opinions about the dumb fonts employed by local businesses.

Making Ghostly Art From Detroit's Sewer Steam

Take a trip to a nightmare world full of giant pigeons and animal-headed businessmen.

Hyperlapse Videos Capture the Beauty of Transit Around the World

Check out cinematic commutes worldwide through the magic of Instagram.

Saving America's Ghost Trains

Can a band of locomotive experts rescue vintage railcars from ruin?

Why the World Smells Different After It Rains

Behold, the wonders of petrichor.

The Pros and Cons of Living on a Sailboat in the Caribbean

Before you chuck your apartment to live on a boat, heed the wisdom of a man who lives alone at sea.