It’s not camera-hacking elves: If you take your North American smartphone to Europe and shoot video indoors there, an odd flickering appears in the recording. As intrepid videographer Tom Scottshows above, it’s because of something normally invisible—the differences in how the two continents transmit electricity.
It’s an awesome video, interesting even if you’ve never bounded the Great Circle.
You Should Be Very Excited About the Launch of i-D’s New Website
Tomorrow, the iconic British fashion and lifestyle publicationi-D will be launching their new website. We’re very excited about this because, as you’ll see tomorrow, it’s going to reinvent the way fashion works online. The site unveiling comes with the premiere of M.I.A’s video for “Y.A.L.A (You Always Live Again),” an original i-D commission in collaboration with KENZO, as well as a whole raft of exciting new video pieces they’ve been working on.
The site’s launching tomorrow with a bunch of great stuff, but you can watch the teaser video above to keep you happy until then.
Only a publication like Life could not exist and still put out something so perfect. An interesting look into how the moments unfolded after Kennedy’s assassination and what one Life editor had to do to get the footage.