The History of Japan in 9 Minutes

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If you want to brush up on your history of the land of the rising sun, but don’t have the time to read the entire Wikipedia entry on the country, then you could do worse than watch this brilliant condensed version by Bill Wurtz, where he lays down Japan’s past in a very entertaining and engaging way.

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Watch a Golden Retriever Completely Destroy Their Owner’s Apartment

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This Golden Retriever is teaching their owner a lesson, that lesson is never leave me alone in your apartment for this amount of time again. Because if you do, you will come home to complete and utter devastation. It’s basically a big EFF U to its owner, who doesn’t look so pleased when she comes home at the end of the video.

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Death Proof is Tarantino’s Love Letter to a Bygone Era

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Of all Quentin Tarantino’s movies, his 2007 exploitation movie Death Proof is probably his least valued—even the director himself has spoken before about it being the “worst movie” he’s made. That’s not to say it’s a bad movie, but the rest of his films are so great, that it doesn’t really stand up against them.

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Internet Comment Etiquette: How to Comment on Weed Channels

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Erik Hoffstad from Internet Comment Etiquette uses his expansive knowledge of commenting on videos, and directs it towards the niche of people recording themselves getting stoned. Hoffstad fearlessly smokes a joint and watches other people smoking joints so he can educate the rest of us on the right ways to write sentences under YouTube videos.

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Nerf John Wick See Those Foam Bullets Become Deadly

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If you ever wondered what Keanu Reeves playing a badass assassin might look like if you swapped bullets and guns for foam bullets and Nerf guns, then wonder no more. Because VFX YouTube channel Corridor have translated the violent underworld of the John Wick movies and brought in everyone’s favorite toy gun.

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Tom & Jerry Do Drum & Bass in this Eclectic Method Video

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Think of the greats of Drum & Bass and you think of names like Goldie, Roni Size, Grooverider, Tom and Jerry…Well, of course that last one being a cartoon cat and mouse isn’t something you would think of in terms of DnB music. But that’s exactly what remix artist Eclectic Method has done in this unique take on the popular cartoon.

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This Film Theory Posits the Cars in the Cars Movie Aren’t Actually Cars

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The trailers for Pixar’s Cars 3 have been pretty traumatic considering it’s a kids movie, seeming to suggest the death of Lightning McQueen, who’s been the main character for the films so far. And if you thought that idea was harrowing enough then you’ll be even more upset by the idea put forward in this new video from the Film Theorists.

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The Best Cinema Dialogue of All Time

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In movies, good dialogue is right up there with the best of entertaining filmmaking, whether it be arguing, bickering, threatening or subtext-filled bantering. In this video from Cinefix they look over what they consider to be the best dialogue of all time. Naturally there had to be a Quentin Tarantino in there, and they pick Pulp Fiction which arguably has the best dialogue in any movie ever.

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IT’S MONDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Try not to think about your week ahead, Monday morning is not the time nor place to be doing such things. Instead it’s the time and place to stare into the middle distance, drink coffee, and slack off by perusing time-wasting links on the internet. We have the latter for you right here.

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ASAPScience Explains the Science of Cheating Partners

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Why are some people unfaithful? Are they born that way? Greg and Mitch from ASAPScience look at the science behind the human need to cheat in their latest YouTube video. It seems that something called “extra-pair mating” (aka infidelity) is a common human behavior linked directly to dopamine, which makes us feel happy.

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Urban Improv Turns a Subway Ride Into Hilarious Star Trek Scene

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The last thing these passengers expected was for some urban improv to pounce on them on their daily commute and, say, get them to reenact the classic camera shake scene from the original Star Trek Tv series whenever the USS Enterprise gets attacked and liven up their day. Live without a dull day.

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Why Do All Trailers Feel Like They’re The Same? Here’s an Explanation

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If you’ve found that trailers these days all seem to be a bit samey, running through the same homogeneous formula then you might want to watch this video by YouTube channel Now You See. Not only do they look over why modern trailers feel like this, they also detail what makes a great trailer standout.

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