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A Haunting Animation About a Boy Named Kaspar Who Sees Daylight After Years Spent in a Cave

Canadian filmmaker Diane Obomsawin has created “Kaspar“, a haunting animation based upon the stated life of Kaspar Hauser, a German man who claimed as a teenager that he was grew up in total isolation of a darkened cell before emerging to join the Calvary. This amazing animation captures a firm …

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A Fascinating Look Into the World Championships of the Tabletop Curling Game Crokinole

Crokinole is a board game that requires each player to slide disc game pieces across a circular board with the goal of knocking out the disc slid by the other player and landing in a high scoring zone on the board. The game takes great dexterity and focus, much like …

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The Deliberately Ambiguous Time Traveling Love Story Told in the Bob Dylan Song ‘Tangled Up in Blue’

YouTuber Polyphonic, who does incredibly informative video essays about music, took a long deep look at the iconic Bob Dylan song “Tangled Up in Blue” from the equally iconic album Blood on the Tracks and went through it verse by verse to unravel what was going on. What he discovered …

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An Interactive Weather Machine That Gives Data Driven Sound to an Adjustable Forecast Interface

New York City sound designer Matt McCorkle, co-founder of cdza and a member of New Museum incubator NEW INC, who previously made a spooktacular interactive Halloween Soundboard and a festive soundboard that played “Auld Lang Syne” in four part harmony, has created an incredible Weather Machine that gives sound to …

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A Fascinating Compilation of 1929 Sound Interview Footage With the Oldest People in the United States

Before the Republican Party existed, I voted the Whig ticket. YouTuber Guy Jones has taken raw Movietone camera footage from 1929 and turned it into brilliant compilations of sound interviews with some of the oldest people in the United States at the time. These compilations offer fascinating insight into what …

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Photo Of The Day By Lia Smaka

Photo By Lia Smaka Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Lake Catherine” by Lia Smaka. Location: California. “Lake Catherine sits below North Glacier Pass, in the Ritter Range of the High Sierra,” describes Smaka. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly …

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Juniper: The Happiest Fox, A Beautiful Picture Book About Living With Foxes by Juniper’s Loving Human

Juniper, the playful fox who once dove into a white bed sheet thinking it was snow, is now going to be featured in a book by her human Jessika Coker. The book, titled Juniper: The Happiest Fox, focuses on life with Juniper and Fig (another fox Coker rescued), Juniper’s canine …

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Talented Father and Son Luthiers Demonstrate the Fascinating Full Build Process of a Goodall Guitar

Talented luthiers James Goodall and Luke Goodall give a fascinating start to finish, step-by-step narrated demonstration of the elaborate process involved in a full build of an acoustic Goodall guitar from raw wood. Father and son team work together seamlessly at their Fort Bragg, California workshop, while a beautiful medley …

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Beautiful Puma Rescued From a Russian Contact Zoo Lives a Happy Life as a Domestic House Cat

A post shared by I_am_puma (@l_am_puma) on Dec 29, 2017 at 2:48am PST A beautiful puma named Messi who was rescued from a Russian contact zoo lives the life of a spoiled domestic house cat with humans Sasha and Masha in Penza. Messi (named after football player Lionel Messi) is …

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Silly Cockatiel Pokes His Head Out of Holes While Exploring Underneath an Upturned Cardboard Box

A very silly cockatiel named Alex, who’s known for his honking voice, explored the space underneath an upturned cardboard box, occasionally popping his head out of strategically cut holes. Alex was so preoccupied that he didn’t notice or perhaps willfully ignored the treat his human was attempting to give to …