May 13th, 2011

Friday at last.

And it’s the 13th! (Lucky you.)

Here we go.

» 24 Hours of Neon

24 Hours of Neon

Numerous time lapse videos of the Vegas Strip, shot from a hotel balcony.
Great behind the scenes available here.

» Fort Worth Explosions

Fort Worth Explosions

A series of electrical transformers explode after a particularly heavy thunderstorm in Fort Worth. Crazy!

» Street Dance in Paris

Street Dance in Paris

And then some!

» VE and VJ Day Celebrations in London (1945)

VE and VJ Day Celebrations in London (1945)

And it’s in colour.

Bonus Video:

» Coffee Time

Coffee Time

Animation by Ching Wen Wu.

Enjoy your weekend.

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May 6th, 2011

I know what you’re thinking: Friday at last!

So here goes…

» Beyonce Surprises Students At Harlem School PS 161

Beyonce Surprises Students At Harlem School PS 161

What a great surprise.
Sent in by several subscribers.

» Popping Balloons Tell Stop Motion Story For MTV Brazil

Popping Balloons Tell Stop Motion Story For MTV Brazil

Really well done.
Created by ad agency ParanoidBR in São Paulo Brasil.

» Pabersematao! Snowmobile accident moto nieve fail

Pabersematao! Snowmobile accident moto nieve fail

I’m extremely glad my day is not going like this. Yikes!

» Gelatin cubes dropped onto solid surface High Speed Video 6200 fps

Gelatin cubes dropped onto solid surface High Speed Video 6200 fps

[self explanatory]
It’s kind of hypnotic.

Bonus Video:

» Superplexus Circles, 24 inch

Superplexus Circles, 24 inch

“Playtime is about an hour for a player to get to the end, if you don’t fall off! CIRCLES is meant to be challenging, though doable.”
This is a pretty fascinating construction.

Enjoy your mid-Spring weekend!

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Apr. 29th, 2011

Happy Royal Wedding Friday.

However, no, I will not be posting videos of the Royal Wedding. 🙂

» 4-27-11 Tornado Tuscaloosa, Al

4-27-11 Tornado Tuscaloosa, Al

Alabama experienced more tornadoes in two days than they typically experience in the entire month of April. This is one of many videos of the multiple tornadoes, and it’s definitely gripping viewing.
Sent in by many subscribers.

» Sebastian’s Voodoo

Sebastian's Voodoo

A great little animated short film.

» The Mountain

The Mountain

Shot in HD time-lapse by Terje Sorgjerd.
Really breathtaking.

» The Strange Powers of the Placebo Effect

The Strange Powers of the Placebo Effect

Kind of fascinating.
Sent in by Ashy (and many other subscribers.)

Bonus Video:

» iTr3vor Dances to Rebecca Black in an Apple Store

iTr3vor Dances to Rebecca Black in an Apple Store

He’s done this with several other pop stars as well. It’s kind of bizarre.
Sent in by numerous subscribers.

Enjoy your weekend!

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Apr. 22nd, 2011

Friiiiiieeedayyyeeee!

No I am not singing any Rebecca Black today.

Here you go!

» Cathy’s House – Wonderful Day

Cathy's House - Wonderful Day

Uh… it’s a little odd. And somewhat creepy. But funny.
Sent in by Sarah C.

» Not the Royal Wedding

Not the Royal Wedding

[self explanatory]
Let’s compare and contrast in about a week. (Hey! It’s on a Friday!)

» Paper Record Player Wedding Invite

Paper Record Player Wedding Invite

This is a wedding invitation sent to guests of Karen and Mike. It plays a song they wrote and recorded. A totally great, original idea.
See how they made it here.

» Peacock Spider

Peacock Spider

“My footage of the courtship and mating behaviour of the Australian peacock spider Maratus volans.”
This is, apparently, an incredibly rare event to come across much less record. It’s also pretty fascinating. Like Arachnid modern dance.
Sent in by several subscribers.

Bonus Video:

» Mel’s Hidden Talent

Mel's Hidden Talent

Mel can expertly make a wide variety of animal sounds. Bizarre.

Have a fantastic Friday and Easter Weekend everybody!

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Apr. 15th, 2011

Happy Friday, video viewers.

Here goes…

» Dot Dot Dot

Dot Dot Dot

The title doesn’t really do this justice. It’s a dramatic reading of a childishly bad online review of the flash videogame Dot Dot Dot. Hi-larious.

» Wood xylophone

Wood xylophone

A really clever little video. I won’t spoil it.
Sent in by Jennifer G.

» Meat Orgy on Turkish TV Show

Meat Orgy on Turkish TV Show

Uh… just what the hell is going on here?!
Strangely entertaining.

» 700 kids in rural Chongqing dance to Michael Jackson’s

700 kids in rural Chongqing dance to Michael Jackson's

[self explanatory]

Have a most excellent weekend.

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Apr. 8th, 2011

Ffffffffffffffff–[inhale]–fffffffffffriday!

Here you go…

» Best of a Normal Day

Best of a Normal Day

An offshoot of the pong master videos, these are referred to as “Normal Day tricks”. It’s kind of fascinating.

» Flula in Germany

Flula in Germany

Doing…. ssstuff…??!

» Pyromaniac On Wheels

Pyromaniac On Wheels

Definitely do not try this at home (even though it looks amazing.)

» 1984 News Story on Debut of the Compact Disc (CD)

1984 News Story on Debut of the Compact Disc (CD)

[self explanatory]
Ahhhh the mid-80s. This is technically 1985, but still a ridiculous story.
Also: This guy sure likes re-organizing his music collection… verrrry… ssssslowlyyy…

Bonus Video:

» Bacon Cologne

Bacon Cologne

Funny.

Here’s to a lovely weekend [clink!]

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Apr. 1st, 2011

Happy April!

It’s time for some videos…

» Camera Capture

Camera Capture

A funny little film made by SheepFilms.

» Top 10 Videos of Unknown Chicks Rocking Extremely Hard

Top 10 Videos of Unknown Chicks Rocking Extremely Hard

It should say “virtually unknown extremely talented chicks”. This is encouraging!
Sent in by Lauren K. (who plays a mean guitar herself.)

» N.Y.C. (No York City)

N.Y.C. (No York City)

“A five minute film by Rick Liss. A portrait of New York City circa early 1980s.”
Sent in by Ashy.

» The Aurora

The Aurora

“I spent a week capturing one of the biggest aurora borealis shows in recent years.”
No kidding!
Shot in HD by Terje Sorgjerd.

Bonus Video:

» Star Trek Theme on a Musical Saw

Star Trek Theme on a Musical Saw

[self explanatory]
Fantastic.

Happy Friday everybody. Have a great weekend.

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Mar. 25th, 2011

Friiiiiday! At last.

And here we go!

» Le Flâneur

Le Flâneur

a.k.a.: Exquisite time-lapse video of Paris created by Luke Shepard. Very well done.

» Two Dogs Dining

Two Dogs Dining

Hilarious!

» Lynx Excite Angel Ambush London Victoria

Lynx Excite Angel Ambush London Victoria

Lynx is the UK’s version of Axe body spray. This is a neat augmented reality promo.
Sent in by Traci T.

» 12-year-old Pong Master

12-year-old Pong Master

“I know how he spent his spring break: alone in his house, throwing ping pong balls into cups of water.”
No kidding. Crazy.

Bonus Video:

» World’s Largest LEGO Great Ball Contraption

World's Largest LEGO Great Ball Contraption

So it turns out there are things called “LEGO Great Ball Contraptions”, and this is the largest one in the world (made of Lego.) Crazy!

Have a great weekend Friday people.

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Mar. 18th, 2011

Phew! It’s finally Friday!

Here is some Friday viewing…

» Star Trek: What’s in Spock’s Scanner

Star Trek: What's in Spock's Scanner

Spacebook, you say…
Sent in by Simon B.

» Orelha Negra – M.I.R.I.A.M. X Vhils

Orelha Negra - M.I.R.I.A.M. X Vhils

Artwork created by embedded explosives. It’s certainly unique.

» 1 million fps video of bullets

1 million fps video of bullets

I have no idea how they got some of these shots. Crazy.

» College Humor: Forgotten 80’s Videogames

College Humor: Forgotten 80's Videogames

“They couldn’t all be Mario.”
Some hilarious ideas in this.
Sent in by Bonnie D.

Bonus Video:

» Inception in 60 Seconds

Inception in 60 Seconds

An odd 18th century retelling of inception.
Sent in by Stef G.

Have a wonderful weekend.

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Mar. 11th, 2011

Hello and welcome back to Friday!

Here: watch stuff!!

» Girl Walk // All Day

Girl Walk // All Day

Some great public, impromptu dance interpretation to tracks from Girl Talk’s “All Day” album. Just shy of 8 minutes of pure joy.

» Eclectic Method – The King’s Remix

Eclectic Method - The King's Remix

Funny. Smart.

» Conan O’Brien Kinetic Typography

Conan O'Brien Kinetic Typography

Conan’s farewell speech made on his last day hosting the tonight show, rendered in typography.
It made me a bit dizzy but it was still great.

» Making Books Is Fun! (to watch)

Making Books Is Fun! (to watch)

How books are printed and bound, circa 1947. What a difference 64 years makes.

» Inside A Google Auto-Driving Car

Inside A Google Auto-Driving Car

Crazy!

Happy Friday everybody.

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