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The 21 best science movies and shows streaming on Netflix that will make you smarter

These films and series showcase the beauty of the planet, delve into the details of how food arrives on your plate, and explore the mysterious and alien underwater world in oceans around the globe.<p>The downside to having all of those options is that there's a lot to choose from. To make it easier, …

Entertainment

The 17 best science movies and shows on Netflix will make you smarter

'Cooked' (2016)<p><i>Netflix</i><p><b>What it's about:</b> Journalist and food expert Michael Pollan explores the evolutionary history of food and its preparation in …

Watch Wes Anderson’s Christmas-Inspired Short Film ‘Come Together’

Director Wes Anderson reunites with his <i>The Darjeeling Limited</i> actor Adrien Brody – as well as that film’s train motif – for an uplifting, …

Watch the new, shockingly dark short Borrowed Time from two Pixar animators (VIDEO).

Pixar’s existential ruminations tend to be just light enough to appeal to a younger audience, from the crotchety wit of <i>Up</i> to the buoyant wonder of <i>Toy</i> …

This Short Film Made By Pixar Animators in Their Spare Time Is Damn Good

Pixar animators Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj made this short film <i>Borrowed Time</i> over the past 5 years, and it’s fantastic. The story is set up as …

Documentary: Hells Angels Forever

Reading time: less than a minute.<p>American<br>• Films<br>• Motorcycles<p><i>Editor’s Note: This film contains salty language and some nudity, we recommend viewing only</i> …

This Short Film Uses The Most Awkward First Date Ever To Shut Down Casual Racism

<b>WHO:</b> Filmmaker and actor Rory Uphold.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> “It’s just a joke!” is the preferred excuse of tacky provocateurs the world over. As though whether …

Dating

21 Movies From The '80s You Need To Show Your Kids

These are treasures everybody should have on their must-see list.

Fans Remastered A 35MM Print Of ‘Star Wars’ And It Looks Amazing

The original, un-cut and un-altered versions of <i>Star Wars</i> episodes 4, 5 and 6 have been a white whale for fans ever since the the 1997 Special Edition home video release. You’ve surely heard that Han shot first, and he did, but history has been scrubbed so many times that kids these days have no …

Ten Haunting Documentaries That Are Stranger Than Fiction

<i>Mugshot of Albert Fish, 1903 | Image: Public Domain / Wikimedia Commons</i><p>Documentary film is my favorite genre, and the linked list of ten …

Watch Keith Richards Talk Guitar, Music Heroes in Netflix Doc Trailer

“I know who I am,” Keith Richards says in the trailer for his upcoming Netflix documentary. “But I realize that people think Keith Richards is …

Stunningly Detailed Sculptures Carved From Pencil Tips By Bosnian Artist

All artists use tools, but Bosnian sculptor Jasenko Đorđević turns tools into art. Born in Tulza, Bosnia, Đorđević uses an X-acto knife and tiny …

Hader, Armisen, Meyers comedy 'Documentary Now!' spoofs their favorite docs

Bill Hader, Fred Armisen and Seth Meyers have fully immersed themselves in the mockumentary business with IFC's "Documentary Now!"<p>The former "Saturday Night Live" stars created the six-part series that lovingly parodies famous documentaries and "honors some of the most important stories that didn't …

Translucent Paint Layers Capture the Energy of Ocean Waves

Cambridge-based visual artist Lia Melia creates strikingly energetic paintings where curling and crashing ocean waves splash and splatter across the canvas. Having grown up near the sea, that is where artist Lia Melia continues to find her inspiration. “The seas moods can always express my deepest …

Mirrored Suitcase Reflects Captivating City Scenes

Photographer Rui Calada Bastos used a mirrored suitcase as the main focus to develop this engaging series, entitled <i>The Mirror Suitcase Man</i>, where images overlap in complex arrangements. Using light and reflections, Calada Bastos captured moments in which a man carries a suitcase across a fragmented …

Art

Train Track Trek: SEFT-1, the Abandoned Railway Exploration Probe Vehicle

When the Mexican national railway system privatized in 1995, passenger lines were decommissioned on the grounds of low profits. Despite their …

Man Spends 13 Years Transforming a Hedge into a Massive Dragon | Colossal

<p>Plant care comes in many forms. For some of us it’s enough to keep a few potted plants hanging on for dear life on a windowsill, while others …

The Cyanometer Is a 225-Year-Old Tool for Measuring the Blueness of the Sky | Colossal

<p>Hot on the heels of a post earlier this week about centuries-old guide for mixing watercolors, I stumbled onto this 18th century instrument designed …

If 27 Famous Artists Designed Buildings

Have you ever loved a painting so much you wanted to step inside and live in it for a while? The aching color of a Rothko composition or a surreal Dali dreamscape might make more exciting living spaces than our boxy apartments or monotonous suburban homes.<p>In his latest illustration series, …

Jimi Hendrix Biopic Starring André 3000 Among SXSW 2014 Films

Following its premiere at the Toronto Film Festival last September, <i>All Is By My Side</i> – the Jimi Hendrix biopic starring Outkast‘s André 3000 as the …

Artist’s Physical Gestures Produce Beautiful Charcoal Drawings

Using just her body and a piece of charcoal, New Orleans-based performance artist Heather Hansen bends and twists in fluid motions across the surface of paper to create beautifully rough symmetrical shapes and patterns. Her captivating performances involve dance-like movements that are just as much …

Drawing

Former French Schoolhouse Turned Enchanting Artist Studio

We came upon this artist by way of friend and photographer Kirsty Mitchell who wrote, “I literally don't think I have ever seen anything as utterly beautiful as the work and home studio of the artist Claire Basler. I think my idea of dying and going to heaven would be waking up in her studio. It's …

Wonderfully Witty Animal Comics by Liz Climo

If you're on Tumblr, you may already know the name Liz Climo. She's the artist whose funny comics get thousands (and even tens of thousands) of notes a day as people share her witty works with the world. By day, she's an author and animator for the hit show <i>The Simpsons</i>. By night, she turns into one …

Comics

Surreal Painted Faces Make Us Question What We Are Seeing

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov explores the visually transformative power of paint and makeup in his <i>2D or not 2D</i> and <i>Angry Beards</i> projects. Both bodies of work are part of the photographer's overarching <i>Art of Face</i> series that includes an ever-growing collection of beauty shots …

Art

Skeletal Fine Art Focuses on the Evolution of Animals

For six months, Luxembourg-born photographer Patrick Gries entered the Museum of Natural History in Paris to photograph portraits of over 250 skeletons for his series titled <i>Evolution</i>. The resulting fine art photography project presents each of the skeletal frames of various creatures against a …

Art

Revealing Photos of New York City from the 70s and 80s

New York City was the urban culture capital of the 70s and 80s, setting trends and leaving an impression on the world. While the Big Apple has maintained its creative influence, a lot has changed over the years. Taking a look back at photos by documentary photographers from three to four decades …

New York City

Nuance: Dancing with Light | Colossal

<p>In this new short from Marc-Antoine Locatelli, dancer Lucas Boirat is seen battling with various geometric forms of light that launch and morph as …

Incredible Colorized Photos by Amateur Historians

<i>ColorizedHistory</i> is a subreddit created by the talented photo editor Mads Madsen, aka zuzahin, that focuses on taking old, black and white images and restoring their color. With nearly 25,000 devoted community members, the stock of colorized photos continue to grow and shine a new light on history. …

History

James Turrell Resculpts the Guggenheim with Light

This summer, James Turrell has transformed the Guggenheim into a jaw-dropping, neck-cranking, ever-shifting experience with light and space.<p>Turrell …

6 Dioramas Depict Ai Weiwei’s Life In Captivity

The artist and activist creates some of his most political work yet.<p>In 2011, state police seized the artist and activist Ai Weiwei at the airport, threw a black bag over his head, and transported him to an undisclosed location where he lived under tight supervision for 81 days.<p>Now, it’s possible to …