City lights are almost as beautiful as stars in this time lapse

It's usually one or the other. If you live in a big city, you forgo nature and stars in the sky. And if you live under the starry night sky, you're out in the boonies far away from civilization. But what if you can have both? » 12/23/13 8:20pm 12/23/13 8:20pm

This Most Amazing Time Lapse Shows The Beautiful Life of a City

Call it vapid, call it fake, call it soul sucking. Go ahead. Complain about the traffic, complain about the people, complain about the smog. You can say whatever you want but the fact is this: Los Angeles is so very beautiful. Don't believe me? Watch this time lapse video of LA by Colin Rich which shows you all of Los … » 8/23/12 8:00pm 8/23/12 8:00pm

Fly 131,000 feet over Los Angeles in a styrofoam box

Colin Rich builds mini-spaceships out of styrofoam, foil, modified off-the-shelf cameras and weather ballons that carry them to the edge of space. For his third craft, the payload included sensors to measure radiation from Fukushima and pollution. It's hipster NASA. » 6/02/11 1:00pm 6/02/11 1:00pm