The Old New World

Moscow-based photographer / animator Alexey Zakharov discovered a batch of early 1900s photos and what happened next, is this amazing animation. The short includes scenes shot between 1900-1940 of New York, Detroit, Boston, Washington, D.C., and Baltimore. “[The] photo-based animation project [lets you] travel back in time with a little steampunk time machine. The main part of this video was made with camera projection based on photos,” said Zakharov. Unfortunately, he has yet to release a making of video showing just how each scene was animated. Click here to view the first image in today’s viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of SpaceX making history yesterday.

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