It's the Short List for the 2021 ToB!
Books, judges, zombies, oh my! Announcing the field for the 2021 Tournament of Books, presented by Field Notes
The past year has been bad—but what made it bad, more or less? To find out, we asked a group of writers and thinkers: What were the most important events of 2016, and what were the least?
Swedish filmmaker Petter Ringbom takes a tour of the Lowline, a former trolley terminal under the streets of New York being turned into a one-hundred acre park.
Trailer for the new Werner Herzog documentary about the internet, Lo And Behold: Reveries of the Connected World, in which monks are found to tweet.
An NPR reporter retraces a snowy owl’s flight from a beach in Maryland to an island in Canada.
In the video for Kaytranada’s “Lite Spots,” a robot best friend learns how to dance.
The theremin is one of the oldest electronic musical instruments in history. The “theremini,” its new little brother, is flat-out adorable.
Google’s new “Art Camera” is set to travel the world, taking ultra-high-resolution “gigapixel” images to digitize a series of artworks.
Berklee pianist Tony Ann plays a medley of familiar ringtones.
Drones outfitted in LEDs accompany traditional Japanese musicians for a performance in front of Mt. Fuji.
Two artists go on a Tinder date, each agreeing beforehand to make a film.
We asked writers and thinkers to tell us: What were the most important events of 2015—and what were the least?
When you’re not doing anything meaningful, why do it yourself?