Enter the dark mind of a nameless young boy as he dreams of his sister, who is deceased and stuck between this life and the next.

All Creative Work is Derivative

Our second "Minute Meme," illustrating how all creative work builds on what came before. Photographed and animated by Nina Paley. Music by Todd Michaelsen ("Sita's String Theory," a Bonus Track on the soon-to-be-released Sita Sings the Blues soundtrack CD!). Photographed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City. More information at

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Flower Fairy & Dub FX 'Sunny Daze'

From the album Nursery Gryme by Flower Fairy, available now from

This is the 100th video upload for the bd/dowdenboy channel, shot in Vienna, Austria

Kilian Martin: Altered Route

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Odezenne - Dedans

It's the story of a marketing revelation: a pyramid-single-hole-multi-use.

Denzel Pitches to the Dragons

In the final show of the 2009 season of "Friday Night With Jonathan Ross", Denzel Washington pitches his idea to the Dragons.

RAP NEWS 13: A News Hope

Juice Rap News: Episode XIII - A NEWS HOPE.

It is a time of corporate war; deprived of a reliable media the people of Planet Earth are kept misinformed and in a state of perpetual conflict. Is an honest Fourth Estate the only Force than can restore peace and balance to the Galaxy?

To find out, we consult two of journalism's most influential and inflammatory figures: Rebel journalist enfant terrible, Julian Assange, who awaits a verdict in London which could see him 'extradited' to Sweden. And on the opposite end of the journalistic spectrum: Rupert Murdoch, head of the mighty NewsCorp media Empire, embroiled in legal scandals that go to the highest and lowest levels of celebrity in Britain. In the manichean manner of some ancient laser sword and forcery epic, join the wisest news-anchor in the Galaxy, Robert Foster, as he attempts to wrangle these two figures together for a rap-debate.

Will the light or the dark side prevail - and is it really that easy to know which is which? How many Bothans died to bring us this information? Is the Force Estate with Robert? Will we see THE RETURN OF THE JOURNALI before the EMPIRE EXTRADITES BACK? For answers to all these questions and more, pull down your blast shields, switch off your on-board computer and feel the Force, in this latest episode of Juice Rap News... or click play.

Solar-Powered Flight

It started as a crazy dream: could a jetliner really fly using only solar energy? Go inside the nearly 10-year journey of the engineers who created Solar Impulse HB-SIA.

Getting the Book Invented Properly

Long before we actually had ebooks, Douglas Adams recorded the audio portion of this video in 1993 for his publisher, Voyager Expanded Books. Now there's a competition underway challenging animators to illustrate Adams' prophetic essay, and this entry by Gavin Edwards is a standout.

Crow Moon

A flock of roosting crows, black as night themselves, are threatened by the advancing shadows at dusk. They need light for protection so with the help of the Raven Chief they take a piece of the sun and use it to save themselves from the darkness.

Measuring the Universe

The Universe is absolutely huge and it's really amazing that we're able to look up from this tiny, little planet and actually measure the distance to things which are so incredibly far away. But how do we measure the distance to the stars?