Short Film Uses Beauty of International Banknotes to Tell Strange Story of Money

Corrie Francis Parks animates pieces of paper currency and grains of sand to create a visual poem on global economics.

We Want to Sip Many Drinks from These Diamond-Shaped Glasses and Matching Carafe

These made-in-Amsterdam beauties are cut from mouth-blown crystal glass and can be stood either upright or on their sides.

Danish Vikings Discuss the Value of Wearing Helmets in This Clever Public Safety Ad

Just before sailing to England for a violent raid, a Viking leader is reminded by his community to protect his head.

The Dusty Rainbows That Sometimes Lead to Pots of Camping Gold

The FSRs closest to population centres are commonly used as a means for city dwellers to access free and remote campsites.

We Want This Tabletop Bookshelf That Bookmarks Multiple Simultaneous Reads

Made of plywood with built-in lighting, the 'Wisdom Tree' is designed for avid readers who have up to five books going at a time.

Timelapse Details the Growth of Shiitake Mushrooms

Another Perspective took photos every five minutes from two cameras to make this cool video of homegrown shroom growth.

This Modern Coffee Shop Has Most of Its Inside Outside and We’re Fine With That

This Shanghai hideaway appears to challenge the accepted function of the neighbourhood coffee shop as a relaxed hangout.

We Want a Set of These Titanium Chopstick Nunchucks

Chained together and partly collapsed for when stored or on the move, this tool is perfect from a camp cooking perspective.

Mesmerizing ‘Pizza Toast & Coffee’ Gives Meditative Glimpse Into Japan’s ‘Kissa’ Culture

Watch as proprietor Yamane-san quietly goes about crafting his signature pizza toast in his old cafe outside Tokyo.

The 4,000 Year Evolution of Our Alphabet

Once upon time the letters in the alphabet didn't all look the same or even make the same sounds as they do today.

VIDEO // A Day in the Life of a Chef at New York’s Michelin-Starred Jeju Noodle Bar

Poking chopsticks through a hot layer of wagyu beef to get at some ramyun noodles is what we'd like to be doing right now...

SPACED // Tiny ‘Nature Villa’ in the Woods

It lacks a kitchen but we'd happily cook over a fire nearby just so we could sleep in that bed and hang on that deck...

Cafe Inspired by Sun Setting on Faraway Monolith

The 323 sqft, barista-owned cafe brightens an otherwise drab corner in Hong Kong's Sai Ying Pun district.

Amazing Drone Footage Traces Lava Flow Around Iceland’s Suddenly Active Volcano

Drone pilot Björn Steinbekk almost boils his aircraft flying over the bubbling, red hot drama of the Fagradalsfjall volcano.

We Want This Japanese Artist’s Complete Collection of Sushi Made of Stone

We've seen lots of display sushi made of plastic, wax and resin in (or outside) Japanese restaurants. This is something very different.

Supercut Honours the Role Typewriters Have Played in Film and Television

The typewriter may have been replaced by the keyboard, but it still finds work in Hollywood as an instrument of dramatic effect.

1967 Advertisement for Old Milwaukee Beer Relies on Word of ‘Specialists’

Wisconsin's most iconic beer brand introduces us to trio of beer 'specialists' who carry their own glassware around in fancy cases.

This Artillery Attack Survivor Makes a Living Crafting Kitchen Knives From Old Artillery Shells

Taiwanese blacksmith Wu Tseng-dong, aka Maestro Wu, uses his skills to transform the things that once terrified him.

This Beautifully Retro-Futuristic Restaurant Was Specifically Designed For Scientists

The restaurant at Shanghai's ATLATL Innovation Cluster has space for 200 researchers in need of sustenance.

Recognize This Patriot? Instagram Account Seeks to Identify US Capitol Insurrectionists

Is it possible to believe in due process while also delighting in seeing the people who raided the US Capitol get publicly outed?

Take a Look Inside Gran Fierro, the New Argentinean-Themed Restaurant in Prague

The new spot is actually a second-iteration/resurrection of a 2015 project of the same name by local restaurateur Juan Cruz Pacin.

Unemployed Sommelier Earnestly Tries to Review Brutal, 190 Proof ‘Everclear’

The pandemic isn't going to stop wine guy Prescott Vanmeyer III from tasting new and altogether exciting things...

We Want a Copy of the New Book Celebrating the Deep South’s ‘Waffle House’

Chefs Sean Brock and Anthony Bourdain got us hooked on the idea of hitting up a Waffle House. If only they weren't so far away!

This Tequila Bar is Trying to Circumvent Covid-19 Restrictions by Becoming a Church

The change would mean it could reopen to sit-down patrons...er, worshippers...from the same household or bubble.

Treasure Trove of Prohibition-Era Whisky Found in Walls of New York Home

The sixty bottles of 'Old Smuggler' were discovered in what used to be the home of a prominent bootlegger.

Brilliant Advertisement Implores Young People to ‘Be Heroes’ by Not Leaving Their Couches

In this German ad, we fast forward to a future that sees an elderly man looking back to 2020 and the 'sacrifices' he had to make.

TRAILER // New Film on the Rise and Fall of the West Coast’s ‘Donut King’

Ted Ngoy embodied the American Dream by ruling the West Coast's donut scene until his gambling addiction caught up with him.

Animation Reveals How One of Europe’s Most Beautiful Bridges Was Built Over 600 Years Ago

Prague's beautiful 14th century Charles Bridge has survived world wars, revolutions and floods. Now watch it being built...