This page is where I collect links to works of brilliance I find on the web, many of them done for no reason but the joy of creation.

A collection of hilarious posted fliers

Miss USA 2011: Should Math Be Taught in Schools? (a spoof)

A Conference Call in Real Life

Percussive Maintenance

James Turrell, Artist of Light

People in Order

0 to 100 Years in Hebrew

Danielle: Watch a child age into an old woman before your eyes

100 Years of Aging: Couple in their 20s is aged by makeup artists into their 50s, 70s, and 90s

100 Years of Fashion in Two Minutes and 100 Years of Beauty in One Minute

Hellen Keller speaks with the help of her teacher, Anne Sullivan

Created Equal: A photo series by Mark Laita

This is Water – An inspired commencement address by David Foster Wallace

Commencement address by Jon Lovett: the value of experience, the value of inexperience, authenticity, and fighting “the culture of bullshit”

Box: Projection magic by Bot & Dolly

Street, by James Nares – Slow motion drive down a New York street

Choros – A hallucinatory experimental dance video

People dance to Ben Pearce’s “What I Might Do”

Hand Dance, by Up and Over It – the derelict version

Six Miles Above the Moon

The Overview Effect: Astronauts describe seeing Earth from space

All Alone in the Night:  Earth from the International Space Station

360-degree panoramic high-definition photo of the night sky

The Radio of Songs from People’s Heads

The Ultimate Machine, by Claude Shannon, inventor of information theory

Fall:  Time-lapse video of summer into autumn

Our Story in One Minute: From the Big Bang to Skyscrapers

Caine’s Arcade

Pep Talk from Kid President

Kid Snippets: Salesman

One minute Asian vacation:  one second per day from a two month trip

Beethoven’s Ode to Joy performed by a flash mob

The Omo People

How English Sounds to Non-English Speakers

Push to Add Drama

Music restores life to an old man in a nursing home

Salut Salon – Competitive Foursome

Five musicians, one guitar: Somebody That I Used to Know

Genki Sudo & World Order:  Machine Civilization

Humans Have Learned to Fly

Mummenschanz

Waste Land

Landfill Harmonic

Artist Simon Beck: Footprint patterns in the snow

Bill Viola: Ocean Without a Shore

Where the Hell is Matt?

The Joy of Books:  A Stop-Motion Animation

Flight of the Bumblebee:  Stop Motion Guitar Performance

“Happy Birthday” as it might be played by Beethoven, Brahms, Bach, Chopin, & Mozart

Two New York men fulfill letters to Santa

Sand Animation – Live Performance by Kseniya Simonova

Hand Shadow Art – Let Calcutta Surprise You

Clever French Street Art

Carving Books with Surgical Tools

Paper Sculptures Left Anonymously Around Edinburgh

Shadow Art Created from Junk

Doodling in Math Class: Infinity Elephants

All-wooden bicycle

Bach in the Woods

Flying People in New York City

Extreme Sheep Herding

Street art: Inflatable Bag Monsters

Theo Jansen’s Strandbeests

Kinetic Sculptures by Anthony Howe

The New York Subway as Cello

The Fibonacci Numbers, as visualized by Cristobal Vila

OK Go – This Too Shall Pass – Rube Goldberg version

Bouncing Superballs in San Francisco:  Sony Bravia

Matrix Ping Pong

Hand Animals

3-D Sidewalk Art

Figure Drawing from the Skeleton Out

Five Hundred Years of Female Portraits

Pendulum Waves

Silent Monks Sing the Hallelujah Chorus

The Mom Song

Sign language rendition of a rather profane Cee Lo Green song

Free Hugs in Sondrio, Italy

Muto:  A wall-painted animation

Stand By Me:  The Playing For Change, Around the World Version

One Hoop

Fun Theory: Piano Stairs

Extreme Sticky Note Experiments

The Blue Ball Machine

Animator vs. Animation

All is One – Global Wombat

Do-Re-Mi at Antwerp Station

Welcome Home at Heathrow

The JK Wedding Entrance Dance

Amira Willighagen, 9-year-old opera singer on Holland’s Got Talent

Susan Boyle stuns the judges at Britain’s Got Talent

Charlotte and Jonathan on Britain’s Got Talent


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