The shortlist and judges for the 2020 ToB!
It's a Rooster-y time of year. Announcing the shortlist and judges for the 2020 Tournament of Books!
A young woman is covered in tattoos and her parents have no idea, so she made a video—complete with choir—to show her parents what she’s been hiding.
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.
In response to Orlando, America’s deadliest mass shooting, “We are a gentle angry people” indeed.
Italian composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi elegizes the Arctic from a floating piano at the edge of a melting glacier.
An unbearable video about the “future of media”—complete with endless buzzwords and nonsense—is not, in fact, a joke.
People diagnosed with Alzheimer’s recount memories they never want to forget.
Finally, the Japanese Donald Trump commercial we’ve all been waiting for.
Footage from Japan’s Onbashira festival—reputed to have continued, uninterrupted, for 1,200 years—where young men prove their mettle by riding enormous logs down a hill.
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.
A timelapse video filmed over three years shows Singapore’s rapid growth, including rarely seen night scenes and the rapid progress of construction sites.
An adorable animation explains that the key to solving insomnia may be a daily dose of philosophy.
A rare look inside the Svalbard Global Seed Vault—“the world’s most important freezer”—which is closed for about 350 days a year.