50km southwest of Nassau’s bright lights and busy streets is a remote and mostly uninhabited island that’s been forgotten by time. Protected by the world’s 3rd largest barrier reef, Andros Island in The Bahamas was once a safe-haven for pirates and smugglers. According to legend the famous pirate Captain Henry Morgan would hang lanterns on […]
Using a Sony A7S camera, filmmaker Toby Lockerbie was able to capture the northern lights in real time outside the window while flying from London to China. Previously, this type of footage was difficult to achieve due to the low-light performance drawbacks of most cameras, which is why most videos you see of the aurora […]
“Climbers all have a story about how they got started, and 14-year-old Kai Lighter’s introduction is particularly striking — and not only because he’s a brilliant climber. Much like Tiger Woods in golf or the Williams sisters in tennis, he could change the demographics of climbing. This film, directed by George Knowles, isn’t about race, […]
Chernobyl is one of the most interesting and dangerous places I’ve been. The nuclear disaster, which happened in 1986 (the year after I was born), had an effect on so many people, including my family when we lived in Italy. The nuclear dust clouds swept westward towards us. The Italian police went round and threw […]
Follow professional mountain bikers Graham Agassiz, Matt Hunter, and Matty Miles on a mind-bending night ride through the moonscapes of Southern Utah to the Ewok forests of the Pacific Northwest.
British filmmaker Ben Brown spent some time in Canada and put together this rad vid of what life is like out west when you’re looking for adventure. Bears, mountains, lakes, mountain bikes, helicopters and road trips are all ingredients for a good time. Isn’t Canada awesome?
If you’ve ever wondered just how big our solar system really is, this video beautifully illustrates the massive scale in painstaking detail. Picture everything around you: your house, your city, your country, your life and all the people in it, and the billions of other people who inhabit this world alongside us — and then […]
Despite the weird choice in music, poor video quality and awkward graphics — this is still one of the better videos on YouTube showing what actual bioluminescent plankton looks like in person. Filmed in San Diego, just like this other video of bioluminescent kayaking we shared previously. To understand more about bioluminescence, check out this rad […]
Full Moon Silhouettes is a real time video by award-winning photographer Mark Gee of the moon rising over the Mount Victoria Lookout in Wellington, New Zealand. Mark painstakingly planned the shoot around the phase and cycle of the moon, calculating exactly where it would be and where/when he would need to be in order to […]