Short Film on ‘Why Truly Sociable People Hate Parties’

As this short doc reminds us, true human connections are almost never established in settings that can be described as "cheerful".

Short Video Reveals the Ubiquity of Travel in the Instagram Age

"Social media encourages the memeification of human experience. Instead of diversity we see homogeneity. It’s extremely boring."

Preparing Squid Must Have Been a Nightmare Millions of Years Ago

PBS Eons explains how evolutionary adaptations steered delicious cephalopods to eventually shed their protective outer shells.

This Is What Would Happen If It Never Stopped Raining

It's been raining so much that it's OK to wonder what would happen if it never stopped. The answer isn't pretty...

Check Out This Supercut of Delicious Food Scenes in Animated Film

This drool-worthy edit includes delicious scenes from such as Ratatouille, Garden of Words, The Fantastic Mr. Fox, and Spirited Away.

Everything You Need to Know About What to Do With a Wheel of Parmigiano Reggiano

This incredibly thorough tutorial on the art and craft of processing wheels of the prized Italian cheese is oddly satisfying.

1950s British Icing Artist Really Takes the Cake

Watch a veteran pastry guru painstakingly decorate an old school cake that cost upwards of $3,700 in today's money.

When Graphic Designers See Algorithms in the Works of Master Painters

Greek graphic/visual designer Dimitris Ladapoulus breaks down the works of the two Rembrandts in an oddly beautiful, unique way.

Christopher Walken Opens a Coffee Shop and Animated Weirdness Ensues

"Christopher Walken has branched out from his very successful acting career to pursue his true passion, creating artisanal coffee beverages and pastries"

The Force is Strong With Bruce Lee, Jedi Nunchuck Master

An artist turned the weapons in the legendary fight scene from 1972's "Fist of Fury" into lightsabers, and there was much rejoicing.

Watch The Most Patient Person in The World Reconstruct a Shredded Banknote

When the Bank of England misprinted a 5 pound banknote, they shredded into thousands of tiny pieces. This person put it back together.

At $1.50, This Hawker’s Specialty is the World’s Cheapest Michelin-Starred Meal

Chan Hon Meng is the chef behind “Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle”, a Michelin-starred plate that costs less than a Big Mac.

That’s No Moon! An Entirely Theoretical Timelapse of the Death Star’s Construction

Two brothers used their nerdiness to detail - in convincing timelapse - the build of the iconic Star Wars super weapon.

Brewery Gets Cease & Desist Letter from Budweiser via Town Crier

This is perhaps the coolest way in which a brewery has ever told another brewery to stop infringing upon their trademark.

When Development Interferes With an Artist’s Daily Inspiration

When artist Gwyneth Leech learned the view from her studio was going to be blocked by a new high-rise, she was devastated.

Understanding Gochujang, the Ultimate Korean Condiment

Great Big Story hits the village of Sunchang and looks in on the gochujang tradition of a master.

Slurp Noise-Erasing Forks for Culturally-Sensitive Ramen Fiends

This new gadget from Japan aims to overcome a Western cultural sensitivity with wireless audio tech synched to a fork.

Short Film Looks at The Life of a Homeless Surfer Living in a Van down by the Waves

This is Bob. He wakes up in his van every morning right next to his favourite surf spot and enjoys the hell out of himself.

Trailer for New Culinary Documentary “Michelin Stars: Tales From the Kitchen”

What does it take to win and keep a Michelin Star? What about two Michelin Stars? Or three? This doc goes inside that struggle.

Short Film Looks Back at the Emotional Impact of The Great American Eclipse

From urban Oregon and rural Idaho to Nashville and the still shell-shocked town of Charlottesville, this is how the eclipse made Americans feel.

Get a Jump on Where & When the next Two Dozen Total Solar Eclipses Will Hit

The astronomical event of the decade may have come and gone, but that doesn't mean you won't be able to see it again.

How to Make Shake Shack’s Addictive Milkshakes & French Fries with Cheese Sauce at Home

So what if there's no Shake Shack in Vancouver. The stuff isn't hard to replicate at home!

How ‘Dunkirk’ Director Christopher Nolan Uses a ‘Shepard Tone’ to Freak Us Out

From Vox: "Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk is a nerve-wracking movie [...] A lot of that feeling has to do with how the film's score uses Shepard tones — layered sound waves that simulate a constant ascent in tone — to create a sensation of building tension."

The Classic Volkswagen Camper Van that Races over 100 MPH on its Side

This old school VW camper van tears up the race track at speeds of up to 100 MPH...on its side