Whimsical and inspiring.
Remix footage of the world’s first helicopters using samples from the British Pathe archives (via)
Okay, so the tone of this video gets annoyingly smug at times, and it’s a little long, but overall inspiring and full of great ideas.
Some awesome breaking…and some of it happens to be in subway stations. So yeah, it fits.
“Putnam Plaza Block Party” on September 25th, celebrating the installation of the Clinton Hill plaza.
Public space make me want to dance, too.
Here are some more photos of the space from Streetsblog.
A drive through Bunker Hill and Downtown Los Angeles, circa the 1940s.
Tom Vanderbilt talks about Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us), his fascinating book on global gridlock, commonly considered the Freakonomics of cars.
Bag and accessories brand alkr debut a new series of videos titled “Work Sessions.” First up is designer and head of Fixed Gear London. As a graduate of product design at Central Saint Martins, Ellis talks about his relation with fixed gear bikes, what he loves about riding, and the purpose of his bike-centric collective.
The best thing I’ve seen in a while.
Asking random New Yorkers with headphones on what song they’re listening to.
Oh I totally love this.
Little Fresh Air shoutout at 5:03. Sweet!
I would get so flustered if this happened to me, and then probably lie.
“Hasidics Gone Wild”
The Gothamist features the video a Williamsburg cyclist compiled from his daily rides proving that hipsters aren’t the only transgressors in the great Hasidim vs. Hipster bicycle war.