June 26th, 2020

Friday yeeeeaaaaahhhhhh!

Friday!

And now it’s video time. Let’s go!

SAND DRAWING ROBOT (new version)

This is a full build video of what I consider to be an amazing little device that strategically “draws” on a beach.

What a great idea!

Sent along by Kevin B.

How does an Escalator work?

“Summary: I’ve animated the inside to give you a detailed look at the steps, step chain, gears, handrail, and the motor. My favorite part is how the steps always stay level when they’re on top.”

Carefully presented by YouTuber Jared Owen.

I know it’s basic but I liked it.

E.A.R.L.’s Journey to 900 – Episode 1

“Join us as we embark on E.A.R.L.’s Journey to 900, a new weekly series that follows E.A.R.L.’s attempt to become the first robot to roll a 900 series.”

THese guys trained a factory robot to bowl.

You may not need to watch the whole series, but the work here is fascinating.

KISS

This is all one guy. Kind of hilarious.

And there we go!

I hope your weekend is warm and happy!

Stay safe everybody. See you next Friday!

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June 19th, 2020

Happy Friday!

This week I unfortunately only grabbed three videos, and today is a vacation day for me.

Let’s go!

concatenation 2 OLYMPIC GAME

Linking together all of the different movements a human body goes through in numerous, numerous Olympic events.

This is infinitely re-watchable. So well done.

Making the rounds, and rightly so

2020 – Official Movie Trailer HD

“The year where it all ends. Watch now, on the nearest planet”

Gallows humor.

Well done though!

Do not use popcorn button.

Bizarre instructions from a package of Act II microwave popcorn.

Clearly influenced by David Lynch. No joke at all. Brilliant.

Sent in by many subscribers. Thank you.

Stay safe everybody. Hang in there.

See you next Friday!

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June 12th, 2020

Friday!

We did it! We made it! It’s heeeeere!

And it’s video time. Ready? Okay!

We’ll Meet Again

“This piece was devised, rehearsed, choreographed and filmed entirely by the residents of one small street.”

In the town of Chester, in the UK.

Ink Mapping: Video Mapping Projection on Tattoos, by Oskar & Gaspar

“No post production was used.”

This was a live event from Lisbon, Portugal in 2015.

I note that the models do need to remain motionless.

For comparison there’s this example from 2017 which allows for some motion, and is specific to faces.

Unboxing The World’s Cheapest New Car Reveals It’s So Much Better Than You Think

This is Jason Torchinsky from Jalopnik unboxing and showing the features of this real car you can buy and have shipped to you from Alibaba. It’s the $1,200 Changli Nemeca. It’s an electric car.

Sent along by Matt R.

Perfect One-Pot, Six-Pan, 10-Wok, 25-Baking Sheet Dinner

“Best part about this simple recipe: The potatoes, pasta, broccoli, dried chiles, beef, parsnips, beets, and all 12 sauces can cook at the same time. “

Relaaaax it’s from The Onion.

And that’s that.

I hope you’re all well. Already June. Can’t believe it.

See you in seven days. Stay safe!!

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June 5th, 2020

Welcome back Friday folks!

Sadly, I only have three videos for you. This week was a lot.

I hope you’re all safe and sound.

Here we go!

ARMCHAIR

Deceptive video title.

This unnamed Russian YouTuber shows you how to create, from scratch, your own version of a coveted Eames Armchair.

Kenya Believe It? African Art Collector’s $10 Million Secret Hoard

“Eric Edwards from Bedford-Stuyvesant – a neighbourhood made famous by rappers Jay Z and Biggie Smalls – has collected more than 1,600 artefacts over the last 44 years.”

The Eric Edwards Collection is (or rather: was) available for viewing at the The Cultural Museum of African Art in NYC.

Large ‘Pull String’ Spinner

Tom Stanton figures out how to supercharge an old 70’s spinner flying toy with stupendous results.

Thanks for playing along at home.

Have a great weekend, and chin up.

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