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Watch 167 Theremin Nesting Dolls Play Beethoven's 9th Symphony
The "Matryomin" is the instrument of the future.
November 21, 2016
Watch the Microscopic Process of a Crystal Being Born
Proof that chemistry really is art.
November 18, 2016
Take a Peek at the Haunting Sounds and Sights of an After-Dark Cemetery Party
A glimpse at Atlas Obscura's annual soiree at Green-Wood cemetery.
November 17, 2016
Watch and be Hypnotized by the Flow of Moving Paint
It'll be the four most relaxing minutes of your day.
November 17, 2016
Watch a Celebration of the Cult of 'Saint Death'
"The skinny lady," a skeleton in fancy dress, is an unconventional usher into the afterlife.
November 16, 2016
Watch How Globes Were Made in 1955 in This North London Workshop
It's a tedious task to build the "world in miniature."
November 15, 2016
Watch What Camp Life is Like for Children Who are Allergic to the Sun
Life is more fun under the stars, anyway.
November 14, 2016
Watch This Orange-Mustached LEGO Robot Solve a Rubik's Cube
It's all in the spin.
November 11, 2016
Watch Adorable Tiger Cubs Playing Together
Give in to the cuteness.
November 10, 2016
Watch Carl Sagan's Reflections on Our Place in the Universe
To keep things in perspective.
November 09, 2016
Let These Beautiful Views of Earth From Space Take Your Mind Off Your Worries
Take a moment to think about the bigger picture.
November 08, 2016
Watch This Compilation of Painfully Unsatisfying Moments
A new short film honors the feeling of disappointment.
November 07, 2016
Watch Gelatinous Slime Mold Smartly Forage for Food
It's amazing how smart a brainless, single-celled organism can be.
November 04, 2016
Watch a Hollywood Star Perform a Tap Dance Routine With a Dog
Buttons has quite the soft-paw shuffle.
November 03, 2016
Watch the U.S. Government Test Biological Warfare Masks on Kids
A must have back-to-school item for 1960.
November 02, 2016
Watch This Cute Squishy Caterpillar Launch a Stinky Attack
It's a surprising defense mechanism.
November 01, 2016
Watch a Claymation Mark Twain Take Tom, Huckleberry, and Becky to Meet Satan
It'll have you repeating after Becky, "I want to go home."
October 31, 2016
Watch This Artist Create Kaleidoscope Masterpieces With Single-Celled Algae
Diatom arrangement is an old Victorian art form.
October 28, 2016
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