After two years of renovations and restoration, the historic Rose Reading Room at the New York Public Library is open again. First built in 1911, the room was closed after a piece of plaster decoration fell from the 52-foot tall ceiling. With the completion of construction, over 52,000 books had to be re-shelved, the entire process of which is shown here in just two minutes.
Finally, someone has come up with a new take on the classic game of ping pong — Ping Pong FM. Putting a musical twist into the game, specially designed paddles speed and slow the tempo of a song based on the timing of your shots, while missing a ball stops the music completely. Learn more at pingpong.fm.
After ten years, BBC has created a sequel to their nature documentary series Planet Earth. Of course it will be narrated by none other than Sir David Attenborough and will highlight everything from marching penguins to swimming sloths. Shot in 4K, the visuals are sure to be even more stunning than the original when it airs on BBC One sometime this month.
Originally a fallout shelter for the U.S. president during the Cold War, this old underground nuclear bunker in Culpepper, Virginia is now home to the history of American film. The Library of Congress Packard Campus restores and preserves everything from Casablanca to Gigil and even stores negatives that are over 100 years old. In this mini-documentary, Archivist George Willeman takes you into the vaults to tour some of the oldest and most fragile films to ever come out of Hollywood.