A woman and man sit on a park bench in the background while thie doppleganger marionettes sit in front

Ricky and Doris

David Friedman shares a story about a short film he made about a little old lady with the marionette of herself, and how it all came to be. Sweet characters, captured wondefully.

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A woman walks along a creekbed looking for fossils

Fossil Hunting with Zan McQuade

I'm with Zan and grew up grazing around creekbeds for fossils (and arrowheads if we were really lucky.) This video captures that joy through an adult lens of continued learning.

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A catch watches colorful dominos fall over

Cats and Domino

Recommended viewing to lift the spirit.

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A man and woman dance alongside a field in China

Dancing to improve health

I first caught Peng Xiaoying and Fan Deduo while I had TikTok installed and their movements made me happy. I'm glad I followed the comments to seek out more of their story.

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Two men work the earth in architectural ways

A Dream Water Park

Made by two men (and one cameraman) in 278 days. A mesmerizing 18 minutes. / via Yewknee

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Burlap print with the words "THE GAP" on a line

The Gap by Ira Glass

I've heard this audio a handful of times and seen it visualized perhaps more than once. But it never fails to remind me of the work. / via @misterbisson

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A woman juggles 5 different colored balls, filmed from above

Juggling from above

Taylor Glenn shifts the perspective of the skill / via MetaFilter

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Poster for movie about couples in love

My Love: Six Stories of True Love

My friend Erik said this 6 part series was worth the watch. Quiet and lovely. Adding to the queue.

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silver ink circuit pen connecting scale models of street lights

光を灯す/ future with bright lights

Japanese agency Dentsu created this video for an infrastructure company called Kandenko. Now I'm researching "silver ink circuit pen"

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A circle pushing lines together

App Tracking Transparency

Even Apple's explainer videos are nice.

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Stanley Tucci in a tank top in the 80s

80’s Levis ad with Stanley Tucci

Before he made cocktails on the internet, Stanley wore a tank top and showed off his guns.

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Black Art

Black Art: In The Absence of Light

Excellent HBO Documentary explores two centuries of art by African-Americans, and the path they forged for contemporary Black artists. / via Brian Hill

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Paul Simon on Dick Cavett

Bridge Over Troubled Water

"Everywhere I went led me where I didn’t want to be, so I was stuck." How Paul Simon wrote 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' / via Creative Mornings

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Geometric shapes in pretty colors

What is Figma

I'm just going to send folks to this intro video by Tori Hinn and Enle Li when trying to extoll the awesomeness of this collaborative design application

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A drawing of two folks at a piano, one hugging the other

Love is a verb

It's not a permanent state of enthusiasm, it's an actual practice

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Speed skiing and parachuting

Speedriding Through An Alpine Resort

Valentin Delluc and Red Bull make something that's like, whoa. / via MetaFilter

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Green screen scene of soccer players

Ted Lasso VFX Breakdowns

Always bends the mind seeing how these things come together. Great work by Barnstorm VFX. / via @mathowie

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People on stairs choreographed for a music video

Noga Erez “VIEWS”

Featuring Reo Cragun & ROUSSO. Currently watching this video from the beginning to the end whenever I need a transition.

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Cold Hog Dog Pie

WARNING: This 50 second Youtube video is gross and hilarious. I blame my friend Tom for sharing it with me.

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A title card for a movie with a man wiping sweat from his brow with a t-shirt

You and the Thing That You Love

A film by Nicholas Maher. A worthwhile 10 minutes.

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The moon in real time

This might be a nice screensaver on the TV when trying to zone out or zone in on something / via Paul Bausch

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Virtual Tour Of New Orleans’ Garden District

What a great way to feel slightly human than by enjoying a nicely put together walking tour.

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We’re Not Really Strangers

Fascinating set of prompts to inspire deeper relationships. Invest in the video and give it a watch.

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a paper version of Tetris

Mixtape for the Milky Way – Video Games

This is a terribly sweet, well done and moving song + animation about video games / via Waxy

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Air Conditioned Dork

This music video definitely captures a vibe, feelings and beauty / via yewknee

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Andy Shauf – “Clove Cigarette”

This music video was shot with LiDAR. Dig it. / via Yewknee

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Snap Camera

I didn't realize you can use SnapChat filters on your desktop cam. I am so old.

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walking at night in the rain in NYC

Walking in Heavy Thunderstorm at Night in NYC

I've been putting rain videos for naps. This one is super pretty to watch and makes me not want to nap.

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A vertical video called The Stunt Double

The Stunt Double

A vertically shot short film made with an iPhone 11 Pro by Damien Chazelle

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EXP TV

Broadcasting an endless stream of obscure media / via MeFi

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