April 16, 2016

College kids say the darndest things about “identity”


FPIW visited the campus of the University of Washington to see if students would affirm or reject Joseph Backholm's new chosen identity: a 6'5" Chinese woman.

March 26, 2016

Incredible drone footage of salmon migration in Alaska


Fly high above Lake Iliamna, Alaska, following the crew of the Alaska Salmon Program as they conduct sockeye salmon surveys during one of the largest migrations in recent history.

March 13, 2016

Why trains are so bad at going uphill and downhill


James May (formerly of BBC's Top Gear) looks at why trains can't go uphill...

March 2, 2016

The genius of George Gershwin, explained


Israeli pianist Astrith Baltsan presents and performs Gershwin's “Rhapsody in Blue” with the Israel Philharmonic.

February 26, 2016

Joyful chaos erupts when African kids see a drone for the first time


“I was in northwestern Uganda filming with a non-profit IMOutreach.org that was teaching about hygiene and personal/community health. The headmaster of a school there asked me to give the kids a show with the drone. I launched the DJI Phantom 3 Professional and flew a short flight. The students loved it and kept asking for more once the drone landed. Though excited and curious, some of the children were also nervous as they had never seen or even heard of drones before. I quickly became a village celebrity; the locals would even make buzzing drone-like noises whenever walking past me on the streets!”