ElectroBOOM Explains the Science Behind the Railgun—and then Makes One


A railgun like those being researched by the US Navy uses a form of electromagnetic energy to hurl projectiles at speeds exceeding Mach 7. As you can imagine they’re pretty dangerous so the perfect weapon for YouTube channel ElectroBOOM (aka Mehdi Sadaghdar) to make then. After explaining how they work, Sadaghdar sets about building one.

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Movie Downpours are Celebrated in this Mashup of Rainy Film Scenes

Movie Downpours are Celebrated in this Mashup of Rainy Film Scenes

Antonio Maria Da Silva (who’s behind those Hell’s Club mashups) pays homage to rain in the movies, because in the movies when it rains it pours. Downpours being far more cinematic than a few specks of rain, which don’t quite cut it in the dramatic stakes. So here we get rainy scenes taken from everything from The Matrix Revolutions to Point Break.

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Bizarre Music Video Gets Meta as Director Inserts Himself into the Story


This music video is very meta indeed. It’s directed by Keith Schofield for musicians Stylo G and Jacob Plant. It starts off with a weird premise, a world where people who have no legs sees a bunch of guys chasing a pair of women’s legs—it’s then revealed that this is in fact just a music video being watched by people on YouTube. People who have no legs. People who go out to protest at the sexist video they’ve just watched.

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Guys Who Only Post Sad Stories on Facebook


College Humor’s latest sketch is about hat particular Facebook friend who, for some damn reason, loves nothing more than to make everyone super depressed by constantly posting sad stories they find on the internet to Facebook. Why do they do this? Well, probably because they’re like the guy in this video.

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IT’S MONDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


It’s a new dawn, a new day, and you’re feeling like utter crap because it’s Monday and all Mondays shall forever be horrid, as is stated in the unwritten laws of the land. But it’s OK, because there’s always Tuesday and it’s not that far off. Beyond that, Wednesday. And then the weekend is on the horizon once more. Be strong. Procrastinate. It will be over soon.

  • To Mars And Back – How will sending humans to Mars work?
  • Hank Azaria’s Commencement Speech – As Simpsons characters.
  • Japanese Ping Pong Trick Shots – Impressive and very entertaining.
  • Inappropriate Selfies – Put the damn camera away.
  • The Most Painful Video On The Internet – A compilation of ouch.
  • Real-life Super Mario Galaxy – Fans of the game will love this.
  • Freediver Swims with a Whale Shark – Dive deep with a biologist.
  • When Taichi meets Basketball – Tai chi and basketball combine.
  • Gay Cruising – It an ill-informed guide.
  • The Most Exclusive Cafe in the World – It’s a ‘closed theme’ cafe.
  • Ultimate Brother Fails Compilation – Laugh it up at these siblings.
  • Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen – Possibly the most WTF vid of 2016.
  • Why Blue Means Democrat and Red Means Republican – It’s more modern than you think.

Hunter S. Thompson Discusses Hell’s Angels and Outlaws in this Awesome Animation


As an outlaw himself, both in literary and lifestyle terms, writer Hunter S. Thompson is in a fine position to discuss the outlaw life. In this interview from 1967 with Studs Terkel Thompson talks about his time spent with one of the most notorious outlaw groups in America, the Hell’s Angels.

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Key & Peele: Terrorist Interrogation


An alleged terrorist claims to be a victim of mistaken identity, but that’s what they probably all say. So it’s time for some interrogation at a CIA black site to find out just what this man knows and what his connections are to the most infamous terrorist strikes of this century. Or maybe he’s just some guy who looks after dogs. Either way, he’s getting tortured. Because we can never forgive 7/11….*WAIT!?

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Hillary Clinton Gets Roasted on Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis


Barack Obama has already appeared on Zach Galifianakis’ Between Two Ferns show, and now his possible successor is on. And just like that interview this one gets awkward real quick as Galifianakis asks Clinton that, as secretary of state, how many words can she type? She basically gets roasted from start to finish. But is it all merely a cynical ploy to appeal to young voters? No doubt.

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If You Didn’t Have a Clown Phobia, You Will After Watching this Adult Swim Video


For many people clowns are inherently creepy, which Stephen King’s IT played on to great effect—and if you didn’t think clowns were a bit freaky then you certainly will after watching this Off the Air video by Adult Swim. Called ‘Clowns’ it hits all the right buttons in terms of developing coulrophobia, or fear of these white-faced, red-nosed circus staples.

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How Much Nitrous Can a Stock Engine Take?


A Chevrolet small-block engine is the unfortunate tester for YouTube channel Engine Masters to find out how much nitrous oxide power can a stock short block take with the original cast crank, rods, and pistons. Of course it doesn’t end well for the engine, but what’s bad news for the small-block is good news for your entertainment.

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Learn How to Speak Fargo with This Supercut of the Movie’s Characters


There’s no doubting it, one of the biggest takeaways anyone who first watches Fargo will come away with is the characters’ accents ringing around their ears. In this video by Candice Drouet she pays tribute to the Scandinavian-like Minnesota Nice accent that populates the movie, with the characters often talking with a ‘yah shure!’ and ‘Oh’ and ‘jeez’.

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Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt Team Up in the Trailer for Sci-fi Movie ‘Passengers’


In this big budget space romance movie by The Imitation game director Morten Tyldum, Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt play two passengers who find themselves alone on-board a spaceship which is transporting them to a new life on another planet. They’d been put in cryostasis but have woken up 90 years before they should have.

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