Watch the Amazing Process of Manufacturing an Iconic Eames Shell Chair

When the Eames debuted their now-legendary shell chair in 1950, it became the first mass-produced plastic chair in the world. This wasn't just an aesthetic icon—it was also a wonder of manufacturing and engineering. Now, Herman Miller is giving us a glimpse of how it's made. » 4/14/14 2:40pm Monday 2:40pm

You Can't Steer a Bike in Zero Gravity, Even If The Road's Magnetic

Gravity is the sworn enemy of any cyclist. Succumb to its force while you're on two wheels, and you'll end up bloody and bruised. But like any superhero's nemesis, gravity justifies a bike's very existence, because without it, you'd never be able to steer. Strap on a helmet, this is gonna get weird. » 3/28/14 3:00pm 3/28/14 3:00pm

These GIFs Will Make You Nostalgic For Your Favorite NES Games

Before the hi-def graphics of modern consoles, there was the Nintendo Entertainment System—a world steeped in glorious 8-bit imagery. These GIFs by New York-based Brother Brain (aka John McGregor) show how the in-game art compared with real world photos. And somehow, the 8-bit versions are still way more fun. » 3/13/14 4:00pm 3/13/14 4:00pm

This App Gives You Easy Access To Your Best Reaction GIFs Anytime

There is a perfect GIF for every moment, but spend too much time hunting for it, and the moment is lost. That's why you need GIFwrapped—an iOS app that lets you sync and share your favorite animated GIFs across all your devices. » 3/02/14 9:00am 3/02/14 9:00am

This is a GIF of America's Very First Film

Before Charlie Chaplin, before Tinseltown, before even the advent of "talkies," American cinematic history began with "Monkeyshines." This 56-second clip of a lab assistant horsing around in the Edison Labs was captured around 1890 by pioneering filmmaking duo and Kinetoscope developers, William Heise and William K. L.… » 2/27/14 7:55pm 2/27/14 7:55pm

This Website Lets You Turn Yourself Into a GIF in Seconds

We know what you're thinking. If there's anything the internet suffers from (narcissism, insecurity, obscenity, an uncomfortable affinity for cats), it's certainly not a dearth of websites dedicated to GIFs. But surprisingly, of all the websites out there created for the sole purpose of flooding the internet with more… » 2/18/14 7:20pm 2/18/14 7:20pm

Man Photoshops Technology Into 15th Century Paintings, Hilarity Ensues

Not everyone appreciates a GIF. And not everyone appreciates an early Renaissance masterpiece. But there's more audience overlap than you'd think. Just ask Scorpion Dagger, née James Kerr, an artist whose GIFs feature subjects from 15th century paintings creeping on Instagram and unfriending each other on Facebook. » 1/30/14 1:00pm 1/30/14 1:00pm