A Gorgeous Overhead Timelapse Showcasing the Evolving Beauty of Athens, Greece at Night


Filmmaker Alexandros Maragos has created an absolutely gorgeous timelapse showcasing the evolving beauty of Athens, Greece from overhead and at night. In addition to the sleek urban style and rich history, Margaros has captured the natural beauty of the city in its surrounding, hills, valleys and mountains along with the stunning sight of rain storm.

It features hyperlapse, timelapse and drivelapse cinematography of the urban area and the skyline of “the glorious city”. Shot almost entirely from the highest rooftops, hills and mountains at night, the film explores the urban core, the city center and beyond.

Athens Rain Storm

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A Fabulous Vintage Cabaret Cover of ‘The Final Countdown’ by Europe

Postmodern Jukebox joined up with stunning Swedish jazz musician and multi-instrumentalist, Gunhild Carling, to perform a fabulous vintage cabaret cover of Europe‘s 1986 song “The Final Countdown.” Carling belted out incredible vocals and played her trombone with fierce power. Their cover is available to purchase from iTunes. Here is the …

Bill Nye the Science Guy Offers a Humorous Tutorial on Scientific Slang, Expressions and Jokes

While promoting his PBS POV special, a rather forthright Bill Nye sat down with Vanity Fair to humorously define a series of scientifically specific slang, expressions and jokes that he’s userd throughout his career. Bill Nye teaches you scientific slang words and terms. Find out what “arsole,” “hinny,” “champagne tap” …

A Clever Animation That Explains the Heights and Purposes of Each Layer of the Earth’s Atmosphere

While many of us have a nebulous familiarity with the universe, a very clever animation by the Royal Observatory Greenwich explains the height and purposes of the different layers of the Earth’s atmosphere before it is officially considered to be “space”. These layers include the troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, and the …