A Once-in-a-Lifetime Festival of Science, Music, and Celestial Wonder. August 19–21, 2017 in Eastern Oregon.
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Listen to the Low Earthly Hum of a Candle Pipe Organ
As the wax melts, the pitch changes.
January 17, 2017
Watch an Artist Walk Thousands of Steps to Create Wolves and Leaves in the Snow
These intricate pieces of art are only temporarily preserved.
January 13, 2017
Watch Planes Try to Land in the World's Windiest City
Flying into Wellington? Make sure that seatbelt is tightly fastened.
January 12, 2017
Watch This Artist Knit Body Suits and Tapestries Out of Shredded Paper
Who knew magazines could be good knitting material?
January 11, 2017
Watch a Snail Lay Pink Eggs
January 09, 2017
Take a Virtual Tour of the Firefly Forest, a Kansas Park Turned Gnome Village
In 2013, tiny hollow-tree homes for fairies started popping up around Overland Park.
January 06, 2017
Watch a Melodramatic Communist Ballet from 1964
A ballerina weeps over the hammer and sickle in Mao's production of "The Red Detachment of Women."
January 05, 2017
Watch Hot Maple Syrup Freeze into Toffee on Packed Snow
Delectable lollipops, sourced from trees.
January 04, 2017
Watch an Armless, Legless Man Light a Cigarette
Prince Randian, a top-billed sideshow performer, did everything with his lips alone.
January 03, 2017
Watch Paper Masterpieces of China's Forgotten Tribes Unfold in Pop-Up Books
Artist and photographer Colette Fu uses the pop-up book to tell stories of minority tribes in China.
December 30, 2016
Watch a Bird Trick Meerkats Out of Their Food
Turns out drongo birds are the ultimate con artists of the animal kingdom.
December 29, 2016
Watch the Physics of Ballet's Hardest Move Explained
Decoding the legendary spins in Swan Lake.
December 27, 2016
Watch Sheets of Paper Turn into a Topographical Map of Lake Baikal
Artist Olga Skorokhod carves shapes into paper to create artistic cartography.
December 22, 2016
Watch Salvador Dali in the Greatest Chocolate Commercial Ever
The sweet stuff was apparently his hidden weakness.
December 21, 2016
Take a Virtual Tour of One of the World's Largest Gingerbread Cities
There's a lake, a Ferris wheel, and an operating train.
December 19, 2016
Watch This Adorable Baby Macaque Roll a Snowball Down a Hill
Making snowballs is part of these Japanese snow monkeys' culture.
December 16, 2016
Watch Mad Max Enthusiasts Create a Post-Apocalyptic World in the Desert
Party like it's the end of the world.
December 15, 2016
Watch a Hungarian Masked Monster Parade
They're either scaring away Old Man Winter or the Ottoman Empire.
December 14, 2016
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