Impressive HTML5 demo mixing animation, Google maps, video, nostalgia, and Arcade Fire. It’s even better than it sounds.

http://www.thewildernessdowntown.com/

It’s billed as a Chrome experiment, though it actually looks and performs better in Safari 5. The demo definitely highlights as many shortcomings as it does accomplishments, especially the Flash-esque “please wait and close other windows” downer.¬†Either way, a great experiment, and a testament to WebKit’s progression as a next generation platform for rich Web content.