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.


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


Happy Friday everybody.


Mar. 4th, 2011

Can you believe it’s actually Friday? Fantastic.

Here we go.

» Carlin Step by DJ Steve Porter & DJ Eli Wilkie

Carlin Step by DJ Steve Porter & DJ Eli Wilkie

Steve Porter of the “Slap Chop” remix fame.

» Lake Tahoe Milky Way Night Time Lapse

Lake Tahoe Milky Way Night Time Lapse


» Unbelievable Acrobat Performance

Unbelievable Acrobat Performance

As broadcast recently on China’s CCTV1. Impressive. And: Ow.
Sent in by Kath P.

» Lego Antikythera Mechanism

Lego Antikythera Mechanism

A really impressive reconstruction of the 2000+ year old Greek celestial calculation device.

Bonus Video:

» Justin Bieber Shot on CSI…What REALLY happened

Justin Bieber Shot on CSI...What REALLY happened

I can’t help it, it made me laugh.
Sent in by Miko C.

Happy Friday everybody.


Feb. 25th, 2011

Friiiiday! And we’re only 24 days away from the first day of Spring. Phew!

Here we go…

» Thom Yorke has to Pee

Thom Yorke has to Pee

Not even a full week later, and we have our first repurposing of the latest Radiohead song. Oddly funny.

» ET Sequel: ET-X

ET Sequel: ET-X

Essentially a mashup non-trailer for a fictitious non-film.
This must have taken quite a bit of time. Nicely done.

» Funny Talking Animals

Funny Talking Animals

There are many promos for the BBC show “Walk On The Wild Side”. They are all hilarious.
“Alan! Alan! Alan!”
Sent in by Kelly S.

» New Year’s gala, ‘Dragon and Peony’ – sword dance / shadow

New Year's gala, 'Dragon and Peony' - sword dance / shadow

Sent in by Miko C.

Bonus Video:

» Skateboarding Around Town

Skateboarding Around Town

First-person video of a few minutes skateboarding in NYC.

Happy Friday!


Feb. 18th, 2011

Friday! Yes please.

And where I live, it’s a long weekend. Double score.

Here we go.

» Catalina: Moullinex

Catalina: Moullinex

This video was created using an XBox 360 Kinect device to capture performances. It looks very unique. Well done. Great song as well.

» Radiohead: Lotus Flower

Radiohead: Lotus Flower

From their soon-to-be-released album “The King Of Limbs”, which you can pre-order directly from the band here.

» Locked in a Vegas Hotel Room with a Phantom Flex

Locked in a Vegas Hotel Room with a Phantom Flex

What is a Phantom Flex? It’s a camera that can shoot extremely slow-motion. It can shoot as low as 2,800 frames per second.
See also this amazing video of lightning over Chicago.

» Mr. Beam: Living Room

Mr. Beam: Living Room

“We created a unique physical 3D video-mapping experience by turing a white living room into a spacious 360° projection area.”
This is an intriguing effect.

Happy Friday people.


Feb. 11th, 2011


And some videos too.

» Bill O’Reilly Interrupts President Obama 48 Times

Bill O'Reilly Interrupts President Obama 48 Times

[self explanatory]
(Sweet Jesus I hate Bill O’Reilly.)

» HD Twilight Landing At LAX (Cockpit View)

HD Twilight Landing At LAX (Cockpit View)

[self explanatory]
Beautiful. Worth it in high def.

» Tall Painting

Tall Painting

Artist Holton Rower creates his art by pouring the paint on various objects.

» Cat Eating with Hands

Cat Eating with Hands

I have a small rule in my Friday Videos: as seldom as possible should I post cat videos. There’s just too many of them, and people send in all the same ones. But this one made me laugh, so here it is.

Happy Friday!


Feb. 4th, 2011

Friday Video Goodness. At last.

» Robot (TeztigoMix_Part 02)

Robot (TeztigoMix_Part 02)

Perhaps the best 10 minutes of solid action you will see today. Wow. Extremely well done.
This is a leaked segment of the forthcoming Indian action film namedEnthiran (Robot). It’s apparently the most expensive movie ever made in India. [Trailer available here.]

» Shaolin Monk Throwing Needle Through a Piece of Glass 2

Shaolin Monk Throwing Needle Through a Piece of Glass 2

That’s right. A needle. The higher resolution version is probably preferred.
Sent in by Alison L.

» Kraak And Smaak: Squeeze Me

Kraak And Smaak: Squeeze Me

A great, infectious track with a really well-executed video. Nicely done.
Sent in by Stef G.

» Hunting Hydrogen Ballons with Fireworks

Hunting Hydrogen Ballons with Fireworks

…using an RC helicopter. Holy cow.
A technical breakdown of how this was achieved is available here.

Happy Friday everybody.


Jan. 28th, 2011

Friday! And there went January.

Video time…

» Portland Cello Project Covering Kanye West’s ‘All of the Lights’

Portland Cello Project Covering Kanye West’s 'All of the Lights'

Well done.

» The Thomas Beale Cipher

The Thomas Beale Cipher

“Based on a true legend of the famous unsolved code.”
This is an interesting little video, and very artfully executed.

» It’s Showtime!

It's Showtime!

Repetition is supposedly funny.

» Guitar Army

Guitar Army

Pretty much self explanatory. Nicely done.

Bonus Video:

» The World’s Widest Slip’n’slide.

The World's Widest Slip'n'slide.

Especially in mid-winter, this is fun to watch.
Sent in by Ashy.

Happy Friday everybody.


Jan. 14th, 2011

Friday at frikkin’ last.

Here are some videos to watch. You’re welcome.

» World Cruise 2010

World Cruise 2010

Shot with a Canon DSLR, this short film shows a day in the life of several cities around the world. Pack your bags!

» Bandsaw Magic

Bandsaw Magic

Pretty much self-explanatory.

» Heinz Automato 4

Heinz Automato 4

I am thinking this is likely an early build of this clearly necessary device.

» One Year in Two Minutes

One Year in Two Minutes

“A true timelapse made from more than 3500 high resolution images shot from the same spot during all of 2010.”
By photographer Erik Solheim.

Bonus Video:

» Tucker Plays the Blues

Tucker Plays the Blues

[Or at least: his interpretation of the blues. Tucker is a dog.]

Happy Friday.