Dec. 16th, 2011

I can’t believe it’s already Friday.

You know what that means…

» Ron Paul: A BadLipReading Soundbite

Ron Paul: A BadLipReading Soundbite

I still think the Michelle Bachman one is my favorite, but hooooboy this one is a close second. Funny!

» Zeitgeist 2011: Year In Review

Zeitgeist 2011: Year In Review

Google’s annual breakdown of searches performed throughout 2011. I love these recaps.

» The Spielberg Face

The Spielberg Face

A video essay by Kevin B. Lee
“The face tells us that a monumental event is happening; in doing so, it also tells us how we should feel. If Spielberg deserves to be called a master of audience manipulation, then this is his signature stroke.”
Well done.
Sent in by Gerald S.

» Cat Yoga

Cat Yoga

Sent in by Ashy.

Bonus Video:

» 3D Street Art Terracotta Lego Army

3D Street Art Terracotta Lego Army

Fantastic.

Happy Friday, and Happy Holidays everybody!

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Dec. 9th, 2011

Friday at last!

And here are some videos!

» Super Fun Playground Slide

Super Fun Playground Slide

[self explanatory]
From Japan, of course.

» How to Lose $2,400 in 24 Seconds

How to Lose $2,400 in 24 Seconds

“Regrettably filmed by Kurtis Hough.”
Funny / unfortunate.

» MECHANICAL SYNFONICA

MECHANICAL SYNFONICA

Mechanical Synfonica is the second collaboration after “follow the leader” between the producer Alexander Sperr and the filmmaker Daniel Michaelis
Really well done.
Sent in by Tara P.

» Traffic in Frenetic HCMC, Vietnam

Traffic in Frenetic HCMC, Vietnam

Photographed by Rob Whitworth. Well done.

Enjoy your Friday and your weekend, wherever you are.

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Dec. 2nd, 2011

And here we are: December.

That was fast.

Here are some videos…

» Vancouver City

Vancouver City

Another great HD time lapse video.
Sent in by Megan M.

» Miniatur Wunderland: largest model railway / railroad of the world

Miniatur Wunderland: largest model railway / railroad of the world

[self explanatory]
“On the 1.300 m² large layout, far more than a thousand trains, aircrafts, cars and ships move about. A wonder of the world in miniature. Please, find more information on www.miniatur-wunderland.com.
Holy crap.

» DEUS EX HOMINE – San Francisco 3D Moco Time-lapse

DEUS EX HOMINE - San Francisco 3D Moco Time-lapse

That is: a 3D motion-controlled time lapse video. I’m not sure how one can watch this in actual 3D. It’s amazing though. Well done.
Sent in by Richard R.

» Terry Gilliam – Monty Python animations

Terry Gilliam - Monty Python animations

[mostly self explanatory]

Happy December, Friday people! Enjoy your weekend.

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Nov. 25th, 2011

Holy cow it’s Friday.

Time for some videos wouldn’t you agree?

» The Weeknd: The Knowing

The Weeknd: The Knowing

This guy is on the way up. From his widespread debut “HouseOfBalloons”.
You can get all of his music for free on the-weeknd.com. You won’t be sorry.

» Jesus Christ in Jurassic Park

Jesus Christ in Jurassic Park

[context – and that video was sent in by many, many subscribers.]
Well done.

» Handmade Portraits: The Sword Maker

Handmade Portraits: The Sword Maker

“As one of Japan’s last remaining swordsmiths, Korehira Watanabe has honed his craft for 40 years while attempting to recreate the mythical Koto sword.”
Outstanding.
If you liked that, you can watch even more rare footage of a master sword maker here.
Sent in by Jared M.

» ‘Movie Line Rhymes’ by Jordan Laws

'Movie Line Rhymes' by Jordan Laws

Wow. This must have taken ages to compile. Crazy.

Bonus Video:

» Funny Goat / Cabra Engraçada

Funny Goat / Cabra Engraçada

What an odd, odd little video. Definitely re-watchable.
Sent in by Ashy T.

I hope your Friday and your weekend are most excellent.

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Nov. 18th, 2011

Happy Friday everybody!

Here are some shiny videos for you.

This week has a lot of music-based content. And what’s wrong with that?

» 25 Ways to Wear a Scarf in 4.5 Minutes!

25 Ways to Wear a Scarf in 4.5 Minutes!

[self explanatory]
This one is making the rounds.
Autumn is officially here, after all.
There is even an article about how she shot the video.
Sent in by Ashy.

» Crazy in the Deep

Crazy in the Deep

A.K.A. an ingenious mashup of “Crazy” and “Rollin’ in the Deep” by a duo called Divide & Kreate. Really well done.

» Incredible Flights With The Hawk

Incredible Flights With The Hawk

Breathtaking.
Sent in by several subscribers.

» Shatner Of The Mount by Fall On Your Sword

Shatner Of The Mount by Fall On Your Sword

Funny! But also kind of catchy.
Sent in by Hannah J.

Bonus Video:

» Pop Medley 2011 (Sam Tsui & Kurt Schneider)

Pop Medley 2011 (Sam Tsui & Kurt Schneider)

I mean: I guess given the overall quality of 2011’s “pop” music, it’s not that difficult to do. 🙂 Still: not bad.
Sent in by Traci T.

Have a great weekend Friday people!

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Nov. 11th, 2011

Well whaddya know: Friday!

Video time!

» A Year in New York

A Year in New York

Photographed by Andrew Clancy.

» Cyriak: Welcome To Kitty City

Cyriak: Welcome To Kitty City

He’s back. And still insane.

» Dubstep – performed solo a-cappella

Dubstep - performed solo a-cappella

By a street performer In Milan, Italy.
Pretty impressive. No outside effects used either.

» Carving The Mountains

Carving The Mountains

“Con la chicas de Longboard Girls Crew”
Badass.

Bonus Video:

» Think You Know How to Use Photoshop?

Think You Know How to Use Photoshop?

In which YouTube member DrLaught creates a photorealistic image of a woman, 100% from scratch, in Photoshop.
This is pretty incredible.

Have a great Friday.

There are now 44 shopping days until Xmas. You’re welcome.

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Nov. 4th, 2011

It is Friday. It is November. It is time for some videos.

We go now…

» Wes Anderson’s Scream

Wes Anderson's Scream

Funny.
I know it’s past Hallowe’en but I was sent this in the past weekend.

» Mother of All Hot Wheels Tracks

Mother of All Hot Wheels Tracks

Ridiculous. But also kind of fascinating.
This one has definitely been making the rounds. Crazy!

» Daylight Saving Time Explained

Daylight Saving Time Explained

[self explanatory]
It’s this weekend!

» Throwable Panoramic Ball Camera

Throwable Panoramic Ball Camera

This is a pretty ingenious idea.
Sent in by Jenni W.

Happy Friday everybody!

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Oct. 28th, 2011

Happy Halloween weekend FriiiIIIiiday…

Here ya go…

» Trick Or Treat With Timmy

Trick Or Treat With Timmy

“Timmy is a dummy”
Well done.
Sent in by Stef C.

» Violent REAL Poltergeist Activity Caught On Video Tape

Violent REAL Poltergeist Activity Caught On Video Tape

I know: there are tons of “ghost” videos on youtube, but this was sent in by so many people and it looks intriguing. BoooOOOooo…

» Tetris being played on a Game Boy with a dying battery

Tetris being played on a Game Boy with a dying battery

As performed on violin by YouTube member “teppeikunviolin“.
Ridiculously talented.

» Crazy Fast Hand Cake Lady

Crazy Fast Hand Cake Lady

[self explanatory]

Bonus Video:

» Trampoline Wall Tricks by Julien Roberge

Trampoline Wall Tricks by Julien Roberge

Fantastic.

Enjoy your weekend everybody!

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Oct. 21st, 2011

Friday. At last!

And also: videos!

» Joey Quits

Joey Quits

I guess if you’re going to quit a job featuring a tyrant boss, this is the way to do it.
Jackpot happens at the 1:50 mark.
This one has gotten a lot of exposure but it’s still great.
Sent in by Kate S.

» The Real Housewives of South Boston

The Real Housewives of South Boston

If only it were a real show…
Sent in by Tara P.

» TV’s Best Worst Very Special Episodes

TV's Best Worst Very Special Episodes

Starting off with Saved By The Bell’s anti-drug PSA. Allll rrrighty then.

» South West Light – A Photographic Perspective

South West Light - A Photographic Perspective

“South West Light is a collaboration of five creatives journey through Australia’s Southwest photographing this spectacular region like never before.”
Beautiful.

Bonus Video:

» Burning Man 2011 Time Lapse

Burning Man 2011 Time Lapse

Several weeks of the 2011 Burning Man Festival in only five minutes. Kind of hypnotic.

Happy Friday everybody.

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Oct. 14th, 2011

Mid-October Friday! Whuhoo!

And some videos!

» A Halloween look

A Halloween look

5-year-old Madison gives a tutorial on how to do a sunflower costume for Halloween. (Including the makeup.)
Sent in by Minh P.

» Epic Trick Shot Battle

Epic Trick Shot Battle

Some ridiculous shots in here.
Sent in by Jenni W.

» Ultimate El Hadji Diouf Tripin Compilation

Ultimate El Hadji Diouf Tripin Compilation

Rangers F.C.’s El Hadji Diouf had a pretty massive fall during his debut game a few years ago. Then several Internet people made mashups of the footage. Ridiculous. And funny!

» Short film in fake English

Short film in fake English

Entitled “skwerl”.
How odd.

Bonus Video:

» Screened: 20 Cars Hit Brad Pitt in Pitt-Pong

Screened: 20 Cars Hit Brad Pitt in Pitt-Pong

Funny. And somewhat hypnotic.

Enjoy everybody.

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