10 Years of YouTube

This month marks 10 years of hypnotizing, work-hindering entertainment from YouTube, and to help celebrate its anniversary, The Daily Conversation compiled 101 of the video-sharing service’s greatest hits. The clip begins with YouTube’s first ever-video posted by its co-founder, Jawed Karim, of him at the zoo. The compilation then cycles through the evolution of viral videos from “Charlie Bit Me” to “I’m on a Boat,” …

Cat is Art Spelled Wrong

A new book that aims to explain why cat videos are so alluring

The ancient Egyptians proclaimed their adoration for cats in hieroglyphics, statues and mummification. Today, many preserve the feline species forever in videos, print publications and even with dedicated television channels. When Coffee House Press‘ marketing director Caroline Casey and publisher Chris Fischbach attended the first Internet Cat Festival two years ago at Minneapolis’ Walker Art Center, they were stunned by the turnout and the crowd’s …

Network Awesome

Expert video curators deliver a week of design inspiration and more

Network Awesome is a website where you can easily lose track of time and yet never feel like time is being wasted. Living up to its name, the Berlin-based site is brimming with utterly curious content which is curated by a team of cultivated film and video buffs, and turned into organized weekly programming. From women of punk to cat videos, a wide range of …