It’s amazing what can be done in a single shot. Messe Kopp is one of those amazing individuals, making this video that might actually make your mind explode inside your head.
Kopp walks backwards the whole time through the video, being handed stuff like tables, decks of cards, bottles of water and umbrellas to interact with. The video was then put into reverse so that to shift the perspective in a brilliant way.
Want to watch it in reverse?
This film explores the evolution of propaganda and public relations in the United States, with an emphasis on the elitist theory of democracy and the relationship between war, propaganda and class.
A deep, richly illustrated study of the nature and history of propaganda, featuring some of the world’s most insightful critics, Psywar exposes the propaganda system, providing crucial background and insight into the control of information and thought.
In this film Robert Beckford will decrypt the Bible and other ancient scriptures to tell for the first time the actual story of Jesus’ bloodline because he thinks Jesus had brothers and sisters, cousins, aunts, uncles and nephews. A huge widespread family tree that was there for at least 300 years after his demise and took large part in the establishment of Christianity, that the authentic idea was too threatening for the new religion, and that the formal Church kidnapped their campaign and then made an attempt to remove them from the story.
This program integrates hard-core science with a light-hearted look at how plants behave, revealing a world where plants are as busy, responsive and complex as we are. From the stunning heights of the Great Basin Desert to the lush coastal rainforests of west coast Canada, scientist J.C. Cahill takes us on a journey into the “secret world of plants,” revealing an astonishing landscape where plants eavesdrop on each other, talk to their allies, call in insect mercenaries and nurture their young. It is a world of pulsing activity, where plants communicate, co-operate and sometimes, wage all-out war.
Mihaly Czikszentmihalyi — author of Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience — asks, “What makes a life worth living?” Noting that money cannot make us happy, he looks to those who find pleasure and lasting satisfaction in activities that bring about a state of “flow.”
One of the most beautiful processes of the natural world is a flower in bloom. Unfortunately, since the growth of a flower from a bud to a fully formed plant is so slow, we often miss the full experience and don’t notice all the different stages it goes through.
Japanese artist Yutaka Kitamura and tech genius Alexander Reeder address that issue with the beautiful timelapse flowers in bloom video, which is a part of the duo’s performance art collaboration. Watch as around 30 different plants open up to lush and gorgeous flowers in under three minutes.
It’s sure to be one of the most mesmerizing, hypnotic three minutes you’re going to have today.
Robots will soon be everywhere, in our home and at work. They will change the way we live. This will raise many philosophical, social, and political questions that will have to be answered.
The Unexplainable Store
Altered States of Consciousness or Your Money Back!
“Human beings are works in progress that mistakenly think they’re finished.” Dan Gilbert shares recent research on a phenomenon he calls the “end of history illusion,” where we somehow imagine that the person we are right now is the person we’ll be for the rest of time. Hint: that’s not the case.
A profound and heartening speech from the brilliant Alan Watts, bringing light to the illusion that is “life”, and asking us to play along with the possibility of allowing all our dreams to come true within one sleep. It’s a fun game, but its power is not something to be ignored.
Also read: How to Experience the Dream of Life
It seems that everywhere we look nowadays, the news of doom and gloom is prevalent, and it’s hard not to get sucked into the presumption that the world is falling apart. But the thing is, it’s not.
“Grounded” is an independent feature film about what is considered by many authorities to be “The Greatest Health RE-discovery of All Time”. The concept was tested on the people of Haines, Alaska , (population 1,700.)
“If what I say now seems to be very reasonable, then I will have failed completely. Only if what I tell appears absolutely unreasonable have we any chance of visualizing the future as it really will happen.”
Deepak Chopra is the author of too many books to list and probably needs no introduction. In this video he introduces his latest course — a 6-part online journey to discover a younger, healthier you — at Timeless You: How to Feel Younger Every Day
Have you ever felt like you’re talking, but nobody is listening? Here’s Julian Treasure to help you fix that. As the sound expert demonstrates some useful vocal exercises and shares tips on how to speak with empathy, he offers his vision for a sonorous world of listening and understanding.