According to it’s creator, Jose M Cruz, this is “mainly an experimentation with soft bodies using toxi’s verlet springs” on Vimeo. It shows the evolution of the four main maritime Empires through the XIX and XX Centuries by extent, and it’s quite fascinating to watch. Unfortunately WordPress won’t let me embed the video in this page but you can click through here. It’s rather hypnotic to watch, and things get very interesting around 1960!
Fall of Empires