How to Make a Dance Track With a Couple of Beers

Koji Kobura samples beer can sounds with an Ableton machine and uses an Arturia MiniLab MK2 to make a groove...

Watch This Brilliantly Fictitious Account of One of Restaurant Culture’s Greatest Inventions

In this amusing short film, Ian Kibbey and Corey Creasey introduce the incredibly inactive inventor of the Lazy Susan.

Stunning Footage of Drone Pilot Surfing Waterfalls Up and Down BC 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.

How To Make a Brass Trumpet in the 21st Century

If you've ever held a brass instrument in your hands and really inspected it up close, you know there's some weird magic at work...

The 40 Year Evolution of the Walkman

Before we had libraries of 1000s of songs in our pockets that could be summoned with flicks of our fingers, we had this (and it was cool).

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.

What If New Order Recorded the Hit Song ‘Blue Monday’ in 1933 Instead of 1983?

Orkestra Obselete time travels the classic song, playing it on instruments that were all the rage 50 years before it was released.

Your Olive May Have Been Shaken Long Before Your Martini Ever Was

Israeli company AFRON has a special machine that shakes the hell out of olive trees to make short work of harvest.

How Type Symbols Became an Accepted Means of Swearing in Print

Get your $&#* together and enjoy the #$@!% out of this short #$@!% video that details how we learned a new way to swear.

Narrative Legends Attenborough, Cox and Sagan Voice ‘Timelapse of the Entire Universe’

Check out this compelling review of the last 13.8 billion years, from the big bang all the way through to the evolution of life.

Check Out the Drool-Worthy Trailer for Netflix’s New Series on Asian Street Food

"If someone has to taste real food...authentic food...it has to be street food." We couldn't agree more! The new show drops April 26th.

Dedication, Craft and Attention to Detail — Inside a Bespoke Car Model Maker’s Workshop

"Most model makers are outcasts who don't fit in anywhere else because all we're capable of doing is making tiny versions of things."

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!

How the World’s First Subway Remains Relevant in the Age of Skytrain Extensions

It's striking how similar our subway system's evolution has so far been to that of the 156-year old London Underground.

The Rise and Fall (and Possible Resurgence) of Yelp

CNBC takes a hard look at where the online reviewing platform came from, where it is now, and where it might go in the future.

This is What It Looks Like Underwater When a 5.9 Earthquake Strikes

This short video from 2017 was filmed by a diver who somehow kept his cool when a tremblor starting shaking the sea floor.

How The Psychology of Colour Goes Into Making Hollywood Movie Posters

In this short video, move poster designer James Verdesoto dishes to Vanity Fair on modern movie poster design leans on colour.

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.

How One of the World’s Most Spectacular Buildings Was Constructed

The B1M trains their engineering/construction eyes on Neuschwanstein, King Ludwig II of Bavaria's stunning mountaintop castle.

Short Film Details ‘How Punk Became Punk’

Trash Theory explains how the punk music scene got its start in the 1950s with the pushing of rock and roll boundaries.

Imagining a Future of Genetically-Engineered Product Mascots That Walk Among Us

If you close your eyes and imagine the future of marketing and advertising, what you see probably isn't too far off from this...

The Colour Blue in Nature Is Often Not Really Blue, and It’s Blowing Our Minds

Nature has been lying to us our entire lives, and we'll probably never look at these butterflies the same way ever again.

Watch This 1958 TV Show Featuring a Fraud Named ‘Trump’ Promising a Magic Wall

In this 1958 episode of the CBS series Trackdown, a man named Trump arrives at a western town to warn of doom and offer protection.

Imagining the Birthplace of Stars

"They condense by gravity from gas and dust until their temperatures become so high that they begin to shine." -- Carl Sagan.

Understanding the Worst Case Scenario of the Next Cascadia Earthquake

This short explainer from Terra Incognita explains the consequences of a 9.0 earthquake in Vancouver's backyard.

Watch This Artificial Intelligence Program Generate People That Don’t Exist

The new program from NVIDIA 'creates' faces indistinguishable from those belonging to people who were, you know, actually born.

Does Music Really Sound Better on Vinyl Records?

This short video provides historical and scientific perspectives on vinyl records and details how they sonically compare to digital.