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The Gypsum Sandstorms Of New Mexico's White Sands Are Gorgeous In This New Timelapse

There’s nothing that makes you feel smaller than an expanse of nothing but sand and sky. The White Sands National Monument in New Mexico is the largest gypsum dune field in the world. While this much normal sand isn’t a rarity, gypsum’s solubility in water means that it doesn’t typically stick around for long.


A High-Speed Timelapse Build Of Lego's Giant New Porsche Is 25 Minutes Long

We already knew Lego’s new Porsche 911 GT3 RS Technics set weighed in at a whopping 2,704 pieces, and measures almost two feet long when fully constructed. But the complex build takes so long that even an accelerated timelapse video of it being assembled is still over 25 minutes. But it’s not like you have anything better to do this morning.


Saigon Is Even More Beautiful When You're Racing Through The City At Warp Speed

Shot using a DJI Osmo stabilised camera to ensure buttery smooth footage, Rufus Blackwell’s hyperlapse video of Saigon, Vietnam, somehow makes the city more beautiful even though you feel as if you’re racing through it at the speed of sound. If all vacation videos looked this captivating, you’d be happy to visit your friends after a trip.


This Timelapse Of Californian Bushfires Is Absolutely Apocalyptic

Video: Filmmaker Jeff Frost has documented over two dozen bushfires in California over the past several years. To convey the extent of these blazes, he has put together a timelapse video showing them from a unique — and horrifying — perspective.


This Timelapse Of Shanghai Tower Construction Is The Most Spectacular Thing You'll See All Day

For the past four years, filmmaker Joe Nafis has been chronicling the construction of the Shanghai Tower. After 1,000 work hours and 350,000 photos, he’s put together a stunning timelapse video that you don’t want to miss.


Experience Australia's Four Seasons In This Beautiful Melbourne Timelapse

There’s an old saying — go to Melbourne if you want to experience all four seasons in one day. It’s not literally true, of course, though you can get close by simply watching this excellent timelapse from photographer Alexander Chin, which maps the city’s seasons, side by side, in a single video.


Cool Time Lapse Of An Aircraft Carrier Being Assembled Piece By Piece

Video: Man, building an aircraft carrier is just like playing with Lego bricks! At a much, much larger scale, of course. Here is footage showing how the final section of the Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier the HMS Prince of Wales was slapped on top of the ship. The piece, known as Aft Island, weighs 750 tonnes and will control aircraft operations on the carrier.


This Artist Painted Physicists Into A 3D Living Chalkboard

That’s not a painting or chalk drawing above, it’s a photograph of two painted physicists interacting in real time within a three-dimensional chalkboard “canvas” — and apart from cropping, it hasn’t had a lick of Photoshop.


Seeing Pills Dissolve In Water Is Bizarre And Almost Jarring

Get sick? Pop a pill. Feel sad? Pop a pill. Too excited? Pop a pill. Took too many pills? Pop a pill. Pills are the correct answers to most of life’s problems because chemistry is a hell of an art and the human body is easily unbalanced. But the inoffensive pill shape hides some gnarly things, just take a look at this time lapse of pills dissolving from The Time Lapse Blog. It reveals the magic potion that hides inside each pill.


Transporting An Enormous Aircraft Carrier, Piece By Piece

BAE Systems has just published an amazing time lapse video showing how the largest section of Britain’s second Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier was tossed and towed to Rosyth Dockyard from the dock in Glasgow where it was built.


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