Septmeber 28, 2015 Theory vs. Hypothesis vs. Law… Explained! Some people try to attack things like evolution by natural selection and man-made climate change by saying “Oh, that’s just a THEORY!” Yes, they are both theories. Stop saying it like it’s a bad thing! It’s time we learn the difference between a fact, a theory, a hypothesis, and a scientific law.
September 25, 2015 Human What is it that makes us human? Is it that we love, that we fight ? That we laugh ? Cry ? Our curiosity ? The quest for discovery ?
Driven by these questions, filmmaker and artist Yann Arthus-Bertrand spent three years collecting real-life stories from 2,000 women and men in 60 countries. Working with a dedicated team of translators, journalists and cameramen, Yann captures deeply personal and emotional accounts of topics that unite us all; struggles with poverty, war, homophobia, and the future of our planet mixed with moments of love and happiness.
September 24, 2015 Medieval Monsters The New Forest of England is an ancient world full of medieval monsters - dueling dragonflies, acid-firing ants and jousting stag beetles. Macro, slow-motion and time-lapse techniques were combined with custom-built equipment to reveal these astonishing lives. This film is the result of 30 days shooting on location during the summer of 2015, plus months of research, planning and post-production. It was shot on a Sony FS700 and Canon 7D.
September 18, 2015 Centralia Centralia is a borough and a near-ghost town in Columbia County, Pennsylvania, United States. Its population has dwindled from over 1,000 residents in 1981 to 10 in 2010 as a result of the Centralia mine fire that has been burning beneath the borough since 1962. Centralia is the least-populated municipality in Pennsylvania.
September 17, 2015 To Scale: The Solar System On a dry lakebed in Nevada, a group of friends build the first scale model of the solar system with complete planetary orbits: a true illustration of our place in the universe.
September 14, 2015 Ai Weiwei on Beijing Chinese artist Ai Weiwei explores his complex relationship with Beijing - “a city that doesn’t belong to its residents” - and takes us through his neighbourhood Caochangdi, a migrant and artists village on the urban fringe where he has tried to carve out a space for freedom of expression. The short film is the first in a Guardian Cities / Tate special series 'The Artist and Their City'.
September 11, 2015 Bill Murray: Baseball's Best Boss Bill Murray is the Charleston RiverDogs' co-owner and, most importantly, their Director of Fun. He was inducted into the Class A South Atlantic League Hall of Fame on Monday, and Amy K. Nelson was there to document his love of baseball, his love of Charleston and his overall badassness.
September 10, 2015 Saul Bass Pitch Video for Bell System Logo Saul Bass' work in logo design and movie title credit sequences spanned the latter half of the 20th century, with prominent work in each field. He worked closely with AT&T, designing not only the 1970 "bell" logo that was ubiquitous for a decade, but also the globe logo unveiled in 1983.
September 9, 2015 The Colors of Feelings "The Colors of Feelings" is an experimental dreamlike video rocking us smoothly through circular moves. It is also an analogy of feelings such as anger, love, sadness and joy ; they mix and eventually ease.
September 8, 2015 Deep Sea Oddities We know more about some other planets than we do about the deepest corners of Earth's oceans, and the species we've found there are almost alien. Here's some of the most unbelievable oddities ever observe. Special thanks to the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) for help with this video.
September 7, 2015 The Secret Underground Pipeline Across Britain On a windy day in Gloucestershire, Tim Scott finds one of the few parts of the once top-secret GPSS aviation fuel pipeline (now called CLH-PS after privatisation) that pokes above ground, and explore the balance between secrecy and safety.
September 4, 2015 Hanging in the Woods In the film ‘Hanging in the Woods’ the viewer can witness the breakdown between performance and reality as the indended performance goes wrong and the performer is stuck hanging from a tree without being able to free herself.
September 3, 2015 Monarch Butterfly Metamorphosis The life cycle of the Monarch Butterfly - late instar caterpillar feeding to pupation to eclosing from a chrysalis as a Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus).
September 2, 2015 Fred Rogers Testifies Before Senate Subcommittee On May 1, 1969, Fred Rogers, host of the (then) recently nationally syndicated children's television series, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, testified before the Senate Committee on Commerce Subcommittee on Communications to defend $20 million in federal funding proposed for the newly formed non-profit Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which was at risk of being reduced to $10 million. Subcommittee chairman, Senator John Pastore (D-RI), unfamiliar with Fred Rogers, is initially abrasive toward him. Over the course of Rogers' 6 minutes of testimony, Pastore's demeanor gradually transitions to one of awe and admiration as Rogers speaks.