Watch How Designers Re-engineered an Island to Make a Park in New York City

Parks aren’t always built just so we can enjoy the trees. On Governor’s Island in New York City, a truly unique public space will bring nature back to a former military base–and it’s engineered to withstand the catastrophic storms that climate change will bring. It’s called The Hills, and in this documentary, we talk… »11/06/15 2:47pm11/06/15 2:47pm


Short film of NYC is so stunning that it looks like photos coming alive

This stunning short, Moments by Tim Sessler and Cameron Michael, is so beautifully shot in slow motion that the footage almost look more like still photographs with a few moving parts. Each scene is like a photo that lives on its own. It's so much more stunning than a normal video that it can appear surreal at times. »4/17/15 1:49pm4/17/15 1:49pm

Stunning photos of windows transform New York City into a starship

Photographer Donna Dotan was shooting downwards out of a Manhattan apartment window when she noticed the beautiful symmetrical reflection. It inspired her to create this amazing series in which New York looks like an entirely different place—sometimes a starship, others the endless canyons of an alien megalopolis. »7/03/14 3:00pm7/03/14 3:00pm

I want to eat all these Shake Shack burgers made by world class chefs

If you have a tongue equipped with moderately functional taste buds and can put aside regional allegiances, you'd know that Shake Shack is very probably the world's best burger chain. And to celebrate its 10 year anniversary, Shake Shack got the best chefs in the world to create a special burger for them. I'll trade… »6/03/14 9:25pm6/03/14 9:25pm

Beautiful spinning video of New York makes me go both ooooh and barf!

This beautiful new commercial from Nokia uses the same principle of bullet time—the effect made popular by the movie The Matrix—but in a different way: Instead of freezing a moment in time, the rig is built to give the illusion that the world is spinning. It's pretty, but it can make you a bit dizzy. »5/21/14 12:18pm5/21/14 12:18pm