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Announcing the Winners of the 2014 Smithsonian In Motion Video Contest

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Announcing the Winners of the 2013 Smithsonian In Motion Video Contest

We received over 200 videos about a wide range of subjects, but only one could be declared our grand prize winner


Editor’s Pick: The Coffin Maker

Coffin maker Marcus Daly describes the personal experience of building the final resting place for someone


Editor’s Pick: Growing the Best Organic Coffee

In Southeast Brazil lies a town with a population of around 14,000 people that just happens to be the home of some of the best organic coffee in the world


Editor’s Pick: Wrongfully Admitted to Sunbury Asylum

In 1945, Maraquita Sargeant, a mother of five young children, was admitted against her will to Sunbury Mental Asylum in Australia


Editor’s Pick: The Tape Artist

Using empty boxes and masking tape, artist Sarah Anne DiNardo crafts beautiful and ornate sculptures


Editor’s Pick: Amp Up the Classroom

At Fairmont Heights High School in Prince George's County, Maryland, an unusual class is aimed at students with the gift of music


Editor’s Pick: The Homemade Rock Climbing Wall


Editor’s Pick: Michigan’s Spectacular Upper Peninsula

There are few places in the United States more picturesque than Michigan's Upper Peninsula


Editor’s Pick: The Beauty of Letterpress

Filmmaker Danny Cooke captures a day in the life of Paul Collier as he goes through the elaborate steps to create typographic works of art


Editor’s Pick: Life of Samiulla


Editor’s Pick: Amazing Chicago Timelapse

When executed properly, timelapses can be absolutely spectacular


Editor’s Pick: Hearing Aids in the Developing World

The Starkey Hearing Foundation's initiative to donate one million hearing aids to children in the developing world by 2020

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