In 1933, the inventive puppet animator Ladislaw Starewicz created the stop motion animation Devils Ball, also known as "The Mascot." The 10-minute film is completely surreal from beginning to end. This story revolves around a hand-made dog puppet that comes to life. I can't imagine how long it must have taken to create all of the puppets featured in this film. Many later stop motion films were influenced by The Devil's Ball.
If you've ever heard about the backrooms, you'll love this perfectly-formed short horror film about being lost in them. Hardly a moment is wasted, all the top backrooms tropes are there and it has just the perfect amount of 60hz, buzzing, architecturally unsettling polish. It's by Kane Pixels and is accompanied by other shorts that… READ THE REST
In this short film by Zach Woods (Jared on Silicon Valley), Will Ferrell stars as a therapist who's having a session with a severely depressed, suicidal patient (William Jackson Harper, Chidi on The Good Place). When the therapist's son angrily bursts in to confront his father over missing an important life event (again), things take… READ THE REST
This time lapse video of a salamander growing from a single cell is pretty awesome. The entire video is nearly seven minutes long, which allows you to closely observe each phase of the salamander's development. If you're impatient and have ADHD like me, you can skip your way through the video or play it at… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Has learning how to play the guitar been on your bucket list? Learning how to play guitar should be simple, fun, and accessible, but with the average guitar costing $600 — lessons not included, you might… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. With most of our daily activities happening online, no one will ever complain about having too much storage space. On the contrary, it's frustrating when you run out of storage or have… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. We're sure our parents had a wild time back in the day without modern media, and to some degree, we wish we could be a little less plugged in. But then we… READ THE REST