The Big Bang Theory, but With Ricky Gervais Laughing Instead of the Studio AudienceA laugh track of one.
The FallHow a glamorous intellectual friendship turned into the philosophical feud of the 20th century.
Cityscapes Created Inside Toilet Paper RollsAnastassia Elias’ tiny urban vistas have a hidden message.
A Very Free BirthdayWhat happens when you take up chain restaurants on all of their free birthday goods.
Why Do Female Action Heroes Always Do This?Black Widow, Mystique, and the “between-my-legs takedown.”
A Cockatoo and Its SnackA highly motivated bird makes a remarkable custom tool to get at elusive food.
In the Heart of Yuasa, Birthplace of Japanese Soy SauceA beautiful town that perfected a very detailed process.
I Don’t Care About That “Movie Mistake” You NoticedA film editor explains why continuity errors don’t matter.
How Honey Bee Hives Changed the InternetThis is the kind of federally funded breakthrough imperiled under the Trump administration.
How Editing Works for AnimationIn live action, you shoot first and edit later. In animation, you edit first and shoot later.
Muxes, Mexico’s Ancient Third Gender“They say it’s like being transgender, but with peculiar characteristics ... ”
The Rhino GuardiansA short film on the Black Mambas, an all-female team that protects South Africa's rhinos.
Protesters on Why They Defend Refugees“They pose way less of a threat than Trump does. And they also pay way more taxes.”