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By Jesus Diaz on at

Every New York Time Lapse Fused Into One

This is beautiful, like an animated Monet painting of New York City. Our very own Matt Toder had this simple but amazing idea: to take every cool NYC time lapse he could find and layer them together into one single video. This is the result.

By Kat Hannaford on at

Vimeo Wants to Find the Future's Directors

Can you hear that cry for the next Martin Scorsese, bouncing around the internet like an aural Ken Burns effect? It's come from Vimeo, which wants to find 2011's future directors, after seeing some enormous accomplishments from the inaugural Vimeo festival+award winners last year.

This Cube Made of Gears Shouldn't Work, But It Does

By Jamie Condliffe on at

Watching this cube slowly turn itself inside out as its internal gears mesh together is a mesmerising and puzzling experience. It looks like it should never work, but it does. I have a degree in engineering. Hell, I have a PhD in engineering. I (kind of) know how it works. But it still looks like magic to me.