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130 Years Of National Geographic Covers – [VIDEO]

Short video on the evolution of the iconic National Geographic front cover, from the foundation of the magazine in 1888 to today.

Carve Oddity: A Year in Snowboarding – [VIDEO]

KORUA Shapes present Carve Oddity, a collection of their favourite moments from the 2016/17 season. This clip includes footage from the forests of Japan, weekends at tiny Swiss resorts through to fut at the wave-park up in LAAX.

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DJ Earworm Mashup – United State of Pop 2017 – [VIDEO]

DJ Earworm’s mashup of 2017’s 25 biggest U.S. hits.

Sailor Tattoos – [VISUALIZED]

Lucy Bellwood’s beautiful visualization “The Art of the Sailor” outlines the meanings of sailor tattoos.

Sailor tattoos

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How To Make a Blockbuster Trailer – [VIDEO]

Super video from auralnauts on what it takes to create a Blockbuster Trailer.

Locked Up in America – [INFOGRAPHIC]

There are over 2.3 million Americans behind bars. The Prison Policy Initiative’s pie chart below illustrates the distribution of this vast population across federal and state prisons.

The American criminal justice system holds more than 2.3 million people in 1,719 state prisons, 102 federal prisons, 901 juvenile correctional facilities, 3,163 local jails, and 76 Indian Country jails as well as in military prisons, immigration detention facilities, civil commitment centers, and prisons in the U.S. territories.

40 Years of Hip-Hop – [VIDEO]

THE HOOD INTERNET presents a 4 minute collage of over 150 songs from more than 100 artists representing 40 years of hip hop. It features such luminaries as 2 Pac, 50 Cent, ADr. Dre, Drake, Eazy-E, Eminem, EGrandmaster Flash & The Furious Five, GZA, House of Pain, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Nelly, Nicki Minaj, Notorious BIG, NWA, Public Enemy, Snoop Dogg and many others.

New York Times front pages since 1852 – [VIDEO]

Josh Begley’s compilation of every New York Times front page since 1852.

24 Hours of the New York City Subway – [VISUALIZATION]

Will Geary’s beautiful visualization of a day’s worth of travel on New York City’s subway routes.

(h/t boingboing)

US Cities Light Up – [VIDEO]

Filmmaker Aaron Keigher beautifully captures the transition from dusk to night light of US cities Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas and all throughout California.