Star Wars: The Force Awakens first teaser trailer is here at last!

After years of wait, it's finally here! The first look at J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It's loaded with new cool stuff: The new version of the X-Wing fighters, new characters, new storm stormtroopers, and one really cool shot of the Millennium Falcon battling TIE fighters over a desert. Watch it! » 11/28/14 10:18am Yesterday 10:18am

Every commercial should have a beautiful horse running in slow motion

What's going on with this year's water commercials? All of a sudden, they are all epic and beautifully shot. Not that I'm complaining, I'm totally fine with that. In fact, I'm sure people would pay more attention to advertising if the average commercial was as visually powerful and interesting as this one. » 11/27/14 8:14am Thursday 8:14am

Chernobyl never looked more post-apocalypic than in this new drone film

Filmmaker Danny Cook went earlier this year to Pripyat—an abandoned city near Chernobyl, Ukraine—and captured this new amazing footage. It's the closest that, hopefully, you will ever see to a post-apocalyptic city, 28 years after the catastrophe that has killed about 200,000 people since then. » 11/26/14 6:26am Wednesday 6:26am

This trick to show how invisible air moves seems like magic

This is called Schlieren optics, a cool technique that allows us to see how invisible air moves. Thanks to the difference of density between hot and cold air, light changes speed, bends, and creates visual distortions. Exactly the same thing that happens in the mirages but captured in a controlled environment. » 11/24/14 6:38am Monday 6:38am