Posts tagged videos
Posts tagged videos
In a park in downtown London, directors Matan Rochlitz and Ivo Gormley set out to ask the most intimate questions of unsuspecting joggers. With the idea that the unconventional interview location would drop the runners’ guards, the filmmakers were able to elicit candid, funny, and oftentimes moving responses.
In an interview with The Atlantic, Rochlitz talks about the impetus for the film, and how they captured the runners in motion.
Nice video from HootSuite.
Social media is about connecting people and sharing information. The video tells a story of how sharing a single update can spark a larger conversation — between a student, a baker and bank.
"I essentially write like a tailor," Gay Talese says at one point in the video. "It’s very methodical, it’s very careful… I have a sense of design before I even put a needle in my work."
Introducing Pope Francis I
Formerly, Cardinal Bergoglio of Argentina.
Yes, Wikipedia is already updating.
This is amazing: The first canon from Bach’s Musical Offering, known as the “crab canon,” is essentially the musical version of a Möbius Strip – it can be played back-to-front as well. Then again, mathemusician Vi Hart knew that when she used backwards Bach and a music box to explain space-time.
The fine folks at AsapSCIENCE tackle the science of love. Love, of course, is a lot more complicated than neuro-reductionism might suggest, but science does offer some fascinating insights. Complement with a poetic antidote: history’s most famous definitions of love.
AsapSCIENCE have previously covered the science of why money can’t buy happiness, what alcohol does to your brain, the science of productivity, why we blush, the science of lucid dreaming, how music enchants the brain, the neurobiology of orgasms, and why we are all female.
The Star Spangled Banner
Hurricane Sandy Apocalyptic Intersection of the Day: On the Lower East Side of Manhattan late Monday, Sean Blackwell captured the exact moment the lights went out — it’s like Revolution in real life.
Awesome video of the day: 32-year-old Jeremiah McDonald has a conversation with his 12-year-old self. Good stuff.
Incredible technology that turns physical objects, or anything you can draw, into a responsive interface
Lotte Time Lapse: Birth to 12 years in 2.45 mins. by Frans Hofmeester
Frans Hofmeester filmed his son every week of his life for nine years and then sped up the footage for a mesmerizing fast-forward journey through time.
Via Vimeo Staff Picks.
Frank Warren, the founder of PostSecret.com, shares some of the half-million secrets that strangers have mailed him on postcards.
Words Of Wisdom of the Day: Inspired by the acclaimed “Sagan Series,” Evan Schurr pieced together powerful statements made by world-renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson that serve as an alarming wake up call to a nation that has stopped dreaming and underfunded tomorrow.