This time lapse video with original score celebrates one of the best and most cohesive examples of High Gothic architecture anywhere in the world.
John Oliver & George Washington tag team the party system
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S2G8jhhUHg John Oliver's excellent takedown of the country's broken primary/caucus/presidential candidate nominating system on Sunday's Last Week Tonight reminded me of a much earlier takedown of the entire political party system by someone who knew a thing or two about politics: George Washington. Here's what he wrote in his farewell to the nation back in 1796, … Continue reading John Oliver & George Washington tag team the party system
North America’s spectacular skylines: a 23-city time lapse
Check out this spectacular time lapse of 23 cities across North America from a Cleveland-based videographer.
Rush hour in The Netherlands
You may have heard that everyone bikes in The Netherlands, but seeing is believing. Here's video of rush hour in Utrecht.
A beautiful time lapse of the metro in Naples, Italy.
Morgantown PRT time lapse
Morgantown, West Virginia, a quaint college town nestled in the Appalachian hills, is home to one of the most unique rapid-transit systems in the world. Here's a timelapse of a ride I took on it in April 2012.
This time-lapse video of Vancouver, British Columbia, has some of the coolest imagery of fog that I've ever seen (seriously, you've never seen fog like this).
NYC considering bag fee
The New York City Council is considering a bill that would require most stores to charge customers 10¢ per disposable bag in an effort to reduce the amount of waste the city produces.
Caught on tape: Californians during an earthquake
Anchors presenting the morning news on KTLA in Los Angeles dive under the newsdesk for a moment while an earthquake occurs on 17 March 2014.
And now, for the best flight safety demonstration ever
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DtyfiPIHsIg Even if it's not the best ever, it's certainly the most attention-getting—which alone probably qualifies it as the best ever. The safety features of that airplane have probably been conveyed to me better than in any other safety demonstration I've seen. I remember exactly where the exits are located and how many there are—and … Continue reading And now, for the best flight safety demonstration ever