Australian Puppet Recaps Ernest Hemingway’s Action-Packed Life in Less Than 4 Minutes

Boiling down a writer's life to the length of a pop song is something only an hysterical purple puppet should ever do.

How a French Artisan Makes Butter in Brittany, the Old School Way

Jean-Yves Bordier makes butter using a 19th century technique that employs a big wooden wheel and his own hands.

Skilled Drone Pilot Shares Soaring Perspective of Normandy’s Stunning Mont Saint-Michel

The ancient island has been a fortress/religious complex for over 1,000 years, but only winged creatures have ever seen it like this...

How the Seasoning Duo of Salt and Pepper Became Such a Ubiquitous Pairing

Food historian Annie Gray walks us through the fascinating story of salt's long association with black pepper.

Even Gotham Villain ‘Bane’ Wants You to Do Your Part and Wear a Mask

The seriousness of the pandemic doesn't mean we can't have the occasional giggle about our societal responses to it.

Early 70’s Lunar Astronauts’ 16mm Films Converted to Stunning 60 Frames Per Second

From joyriding the cratered surface in a rover to the descent and landing of Apollo 15, these clips are pretty transfixing!

Wes Anderson’s Films Were Ahead of the Curve in Promoting Social Distancing

This short edit by Luis Azevedo shows how the movie director was promoting social distancing long before it was cool.

Diver Films School of Juvenile Fish ‘Walking’ Ocean Floor Off Bali

A bunch of young striped eel catfish were recently filmed schooling together for mutual protection and 'walking' the floor of Jemeluk Bay.

Let This Short Animation on the Evolution of the Human Lifespan Blow Your Mind

"Caught in the middle of the present and the future; the finite and infinite, it is a difficult balance this species must strive."

How ‘Big Green Egg’ Kamado Grills Get Made

This short video details how a popular iteration of a 3,000 year old Japanese cooking urn is being made in the 21st century.

The Evolution of Our Species Visualized by the American Museum of Natural History

Scientists use fossils to reconstruct the evolutionary history of hominins, our brothers and sisters from very distant and different mothers.

A Former Marijuana Grower Now Breeds the World’s Hottest Peppers

Ed Currie is the hot pepper evil genius who developed the Carolina Reaper, which impacts the palate with 1.642 million Scoville heat units.

Understanding the Genius Engineering and Design of Your Beer Can

The Engineer Guy breaks down the evolution and clever design of the ubiquitous aluminum beverage can.

Stunning Footage of Drone Pilot Surfing Waterfalls Up and Down Island Mountainside

The "video dropping out and the sheer exhilaration of the flight had my hands shaking and my heart pounding by the time I landed."

Relax, There’s a Gregorian Chant Generator Now

A signal processing engineer put together a Gregorian chant generator so he (and we) could mix our own holy(ish) tunes.

Experts Reveal How to Spot a Fake Jackson Pollock Painting

A forensic scientist and an art historian detail the five steps they follow to tell a forgery apart from the genuine article.

This Is What’s It’s Like to Eat a 76 Year-Old US Army Field Ration From World War II

It's crazy that it's all so well preserved. Even so, I don't think I'd be able to stomach trying any of it. Not even the cigarette!

Short Film Silently Documents Delicate Feats of Fine Art Restoration

Watch Julian Baumgartner of Chicago's Baumgartner Fine Art Restoration work on a self portrait of Emma Gaggiotti Richards.

The Mesmerizing 1971 Moves Of A New Hampshire Short Order Cook

His real name was Kenneth S. Osgood, but he was known to all simply as "Spider" on account of his speed and agility.