The Brutal Ballet: Witness The Elegant Beauty of Muay Thai Fighting

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Muay Thai is a sport with both a brutal and elegant face to it. Immensely hard punches and kicks are interspersed with carefully timed moves, so it becomes almost a dance between the two opponents. This short film puts across the pure essence of this often misunderstood sport, showcasing its beauty and grace.

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The Undercover Honda: A Comedy Series About Two Small-Time Crooks

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This comedy series by Rob Wakefield is about two small-time criminals, the type whose nefarious activities aren’t going to get them in big trouble. But their petty crimes are caught on camera after taking place in a car rigged with hidden cameras which was sold to a criminal organisation to gather evidence on them.

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The Breeders – Saints

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OK, let’s journey back to 1994, it’s summertime and you’ve just got your hands on The Breeders track “Saints”, you’ve got your ripped jeans on, a scruffy hole-ridden t-shirt and your hair looks like it hasn’t been washed in months. But nothing matters because “summer is ready when you are” and you’ve got this cranked up as loud as it’ll go.

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How To Make Latte Art Like a Trained Pro (kind of)

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No doubt you’ve found yourself at a coffeeshop and ordered yourself a flat white with extra flat and you get it served up with a pretty little picture sat atop your steaming cup of joe. You’ve probably thought to yourself, I wish I could do that at home, then I’d really feel like I’ve achieved something in life.

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Honest Exercise Machine Ad Show Hows You Really Use This Type of Equipment

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In the latest video from College Humor they brilliantly and amusingly spoof how many of us end up using the home exercise machines we spend a small fortune on, then never actually workout on. The idea is that you’ll be having regular workouts and have some six pack abs in no time.

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The Sun is Slowing Down and Here’s Why

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No need to panic, but scientists have noted for some time now, decades in fact, that the outer layer of the sun is slowing down. But it’s only recently that they’ve been able to understand why this is happening—it all comes down to solar radiation, the same radiation that heats the earth, but while it warms our planet it’s causing the sun, due to special relativity, to slow down starting from its outer layer using a kind of braking effect.

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Residents Living Permanently in Japan’s Cyber-cafes

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Not matter what your living arrangements are you’re probably doing better than these people in Japan who find themselves living permanently in cyber cafes. It amounts to a space that’s a four square meter box with a screen and a computer, which is on offer 24/7 for anyone who wants it.

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Roommates Play the Floor is Lava in Real Life

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As kids you no doubt had the odd game of ‘the floor is lava’ where, as the name suggests, you pretend the floor has given way to bubbling, cascading molten rock that you have to jump out of the way of. Well, YouTube channel RocketJump have created an in real life version of that, of sorts.

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Why Earth Is A Prison and How To Escape It

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The title of this Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell video could be a little misleading, because it’s not about how the earth is like being trapped behind steel bars for committing a crime. Instead it’s about the the effects of gravity on Earth and the video explains why it’s so hard to escape it and travel to space.

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Things Dads Never Hear From Their Kids

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It’s tough being a parent, and fatherhood, one half of that, is what’s explored in this funny video by Australian comedian Troy Kinne. Kinne and his friends amusingly act out vary instances of what fathers wish they would hear from their offspring, but never, ever do. From being considerate with the TV volume when dad’s have a lie-in to replacing borrowed money.

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Just How Historically Accurate Is Saving Private Ryan?

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From the opening and harrowing scene depicting the Normandy landings, the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II, Steven Spielberg’s ‘Saving Private Ryan’ has been widely praised for its unflinching depiction of war. But, actually, how well and how accurate did it show the events of D-Day?

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