The past year has been bad—but what made it bad, more or less? To find out, we asked a group of writers and thinkers: What were the most important events of 2016, and what were the least?
Swedish filmmaker Petter Ringbom takes a tour of the Lowline, a former trolley terminal under the streets of New York being turned into a one-hundred acre park.
Trailer for the new Werner Herzog documentary about the internet, Lo And Behold: Reveries of the Connected World, in which monks are found to tweet.
An NPR reporter retraces a snowy owl’s flight from a beach in Maryland to an island in Canada.
In the video for Kaytranada’s “Lite Spots,” a robot best friend learns how to dance.
The theremin is one of the oldest electronic musical instruments in history. The “theremini,” its new little brother, is flat-out adorable.
Google’s new “Art Camera” is set to travel the world, taking ultra-high-resolution “gigapixel” images to digitize a series of artworks.
Berklee pianist Tony Ann plays a medley of familiar ringtones.
Drones outfitted in LEDs accompany traditional Japanese musicians for a performance in front of Mt. Fuji.
Two artists go on a Tinder date, each agreeing beforehand to make a film.
We asked writers and thinkers to tell us: What were the most important events of 2015—and what were the least?
When you’re not doing anything meaningful, why do it yourself?