Venmo user, Tim Sessler
Venmo user, Tim Sessler

New York in Slow Motion

Venmo user, Tim Sessler
Venmo user, Tim Sessler

New York City streets in the summer can be sweaty and smelly. But they are also full of vibrancy and life that filmmaker Tim Sessler captures in this wordless, slow-motion video.

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Technology moves so quickly these days it's crazy to reflect on what these 11 popular websites looked like when they first launched. Twitter was just Twttr and the bird was nowhere to be seen.

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How to Enjoy Baseball When Your Team Really Sucks
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Nikola Tesla's Cat and Other Feline Fascinations. Quite a few cats have left their mark on history.

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The Best Notes Found in Used Books. The marginalia includes criticism, recommendations, dedications, out-of-context communications, snark, spoilers, secret code, and jokes.

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Batman Wants To Join the Marvel Universe. But is he good enough to get in?

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How James Cameron Crafts Perfect Sequels
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25 Years Ago, Sleepless In Seattle Found the Romantic Hiding in the Cynic. Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks made a love story in which the principals didn't meet until the very end.

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Community Plumbing: A Tribute to the Neighborhood Hardware Store. They are a reminder of how real-world skills can be developed to fix what's wrong.

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