Jul. 16th, 2010

Holy cow: It’s Friday!

Better get watching these then…

» Ferris Club

Ferris Club

Not so much a mashup as a modernized re-imagining of a trailer for Ferris Beuller’s Day Off.
Sent in by numerous subscribers. (This is making the rounds.)

» RSA Animate – Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

RSA Animate - Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

Dan Pink gave a talk at the RSA (the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) in January 2010. I found this really interesting.

» Hayaku: A Time Lapse Journey Through Japan

Hayaku: A Time Lapse Journey Through Japan

From Brad Kremer
Fantastic!

» Current: Making Cocaine V2

Current: Making Cocaine V2

A brief but extremely informative mini-documentary on Columbian cocaine farmers.

Bonus Video:

» Darth Vader recording for TomTom GPS – behind the scenes

Darth Vader recording for TomTom GPS - behind the scenes

Hilarious.
Sent in by Miko.

Hope your Friday is awesome.

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Jul. 9th, 2010

It’s time for some Friday Videos!

And no I will not be linking to replays of Lindsay Lohan being sentenced to 90 days in prison. 🙂

Here we go.

» Yosemitebear Mountain Giant Double Rainbow 1-8-10

Yosemitebear Mountain Giant Double Rainbow 1-8-10

This is unintentionally funny and has definitely been making the rounds this week. Audio is required.
Sent in by Sheri C.

» King Kong Ride Reactions

King Kong Ride Reactions

In slow motion!
Somewhat eerie.

» Struttin’ (That Ass)

Struttin'  (That Ass)

A random crazy man interrupts a Huntsville, Alabama news reporter.
Insanity ensues.

» I Am Beautiful

I Am Beautiful

A stop-motion animated short by Nathan an Joshua Flynn.

Happy Friday!

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Jul. 2nd, 2010

Happy Friday, Friday People.

» Billie Jean by Aloe Blacc & The Grand Scheme

Billie Jean by Aloe Blacc & The Grand Scheme

No seriously: Check it out!
Sent in by Rachael L.

» Country Hip-Hop Dancing

Country Hip-Hop Dancing

I know what you’re thinking: “At last!!”

» 2010 ISS Tour

2010 ISS Tour

I am a space nerd, and this is the kind of thing I love about YouTube and technology generally.

» Lenny Kravitz crashes the VOP Choir in New Orleans

Lenny Kravitz crashes the VOP Choir in New Orleans

VOP stands for “Voice of Praise”, a New Orleans youth gospel choir. Despite this being filmed by a cohort of Lenny Kravitz, this was allegedly a spontaneous event. If you can ignore the video lag, it’s pretty cool. Lenny’s all right.
Sent in by quite a few subscribers.

Hope your (long?) weekend is fantastic.

Welcome to July.

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Jun. 25th, 2010

It’s Friday!

And here are some videos…

» Pacific Star II

Pacific Star II

“This is the second trip of my home made high altitude weather balloon photography project, Pacific Star. The balloon was launched at 5:37pm (PST) from Oxnard, CA and reached an altitude of 125,000 feet snapping photos and recording video along the way.”
Pretty fantastic.

» Pure

Pure

“A meditation on visual tropes and film violence, ‘Pure’ celebrates the visceral pleasures of cinema.”
Sent in by Miko.

»  The Huber Experiments – Vol. 1

 The Huber Experiments - Vol. 1

This is such an odd, fascinating little video.
Shot in high-speed HD by Matthew & Erik Huber.

» Synchronized Dancing Robots

Synchronized Dancing Robots

[self explanatory]
Sent in by Crystal H.

Bonus Video:

» The Kitte: The first ever computer animation (1967)

The Kitte: The first ever computer animation (1967)

Created in the Soviet Union. Rudimentary, yes, but look at how far computer animation has come in only 40 or so years.

Happy Friday everybody.

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Jun. 18th, 2010

Because Saturday is the longest day of the year, one bonus video.

Yay!

Here we go…

» Spain vs. Switzerland in Legos

Spain vs. Switzerland in Legos

This has been making the rounds.
The FIFA World Cup game between Spain and Switzerland, as interpreted via Lego.
It turns out he has done this for several of the FIFA games going back a few years.
Insane.
Sent in by Jennidub and many others.

» Justin.tv: Vasalini’s Chicken Cam

Justin.tv: Vasalini's Chicken Cam

A live camera which monitors a chicken coop, somewhere in Massachusetts.
Sent in by Jarek S.

» Amazing Fire Animation!

Amazing Fire Animation!

This must have taken a long, long time. Fantastic.
Sent in by Miko.

» Did You Know? 4.0

Did You Know? 4.0

A great series of infographics displaying a sort of fascinating array of recent facts.

Bonus Video:

» Raven Crashes RV Plane

Raven Crashes RV Plane

A bit of a queasy video but that is one determined bird.

Happy Friday everybody.

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Jun. 11th, 2010

Happy Friday!

Here we go…

» Auto-Tune The News: Obama vs. BP

Auto-Tune The News: Obama vs. BP

These guys are always highly recommended. This is their newest one.

» Momentos

Momentos

A short film by Nuno Rocha produced for LG Portugal. This is a stunnin, poignant piece, especially for a corporate promotional piece. Well done.
Sent in by Stef G.

» Mario Bros. Post-It Note Animation

Mario Bros. Post-It Note Animation

[self explanatory]
Must have taken ages.

» Terrible Band Performance

Terrible Band Performance

[self explanatory]
To be fair, it’s a grade 9 band. To be truthful though, unintentionally hilarious.
Recommended by Chris H.

Enjoy!

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Jun. 4th, 2010

Friday at last. And our first one of June!

Therefore: Bonus video!

» Ke$ha: Tik Tok… Polka Metal Version

Ke$ha: Tik Tok... Polka Metal Version

…I know! At last!!!
Sent in by Ashy

» Taig Khris Saut Tour Eiffel Officiel Record

Taig Khris Saut Tour Eiffel Officiel Record

X-Gamer Taïg Khris jumps from the first floor of the Eiffel Tower and rollerblades down a ramp. The man is insane.

» Star Wars iPad Briefing

Star Wars iPad Briefing

Making the rounds.
Recommended by several subscribers.

» Tea with Tyson

Tea with Tyson

[self explanatory and wtf]
This kind of prank is what he does now? Really?
Sent in by Tom L.

Bonus Video:

» Muppet Studios: Beaker’s Ballad

Muppet Studios: Beaker's Ballad

Funny!

Happy Friday!

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May 28th, 2010

Fridayyyyy!

Videos!!

» 10 Genres of Metal in 3 Minutes

10 Genres of Metal in 3 Minutes

By apparent virtuoso Raz Benari. Well done!

» LOST re-enacted by Cats in 1 minute.

LOST re-enacted by Cats in 1 minute.

Discovered by Ashy.

» Kenny “K-Strass” Strasser Strikes Again

Kenny

This has been making the rounds.
He claims to be a Yo-Yo Master visiting schools on behalf of a fititious non-profit organization. However: behold his alleged “skills” on the Yo-Yo.
Sent in by Ashy.

» High Five Etiquette

High Five Etiquette

With Herb Tankersleigh.
Sent in by Minh.

There you go.

Happy Friday!

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May 21st, 2010

Fridayyyyyyy!

Videos!!

» Hail Storm Oklahoma City

Hail Storm Oklahoma City

Note: extremely distorted audio. Recorded May 16th, 2010. If you can make it to the 1 minute mark, you’ll be blown away (and probably a little scared) by the rest of it. Insane.

»  Iceland, Eyjafjallajökull – May 1st and 2nd, 2010

 Iceland, Eyjafjallajökull - May 1st and 2nd, 2010

Sean Stiegemeier took this breathtaking timelapse video of the aforementioned volcano over two full days.

» 80’s Bullies: A Tribute

80's Bullies: A Tribute

From the Huffington Post. Well done.

» College Dorm Snake Game

College Dorm Snake Game

The cellphone game “Snake”, played on a college dorm building. That must have taken some time. 🙂
Sent in by Bonnie D.

Hope your Friday is awesome, and your weekend as well.

Happy Friday!

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