Even though since they started out their videos are of better quality and, in their eyes, are improving no end Hello Generic’s YouTube subscribers are still going down. Which is why you are literally the worst, because it’s your fault that Vine videos of teens opening the fridge and making a dramatic camera movement with their iPhone are getting millions of views.
In North Ossetia this is how the Russian military use artillery to dislodge avalanches and you’ve got to admit it’s pretty effective and impressive. Although it’s doesn’t come without its dangers and is obviously an extravagant way to use artillery. And just look at the way they just stand there and wait for it to fall.
Weddings can be emotional events and while many feature a dance, there’s not many that feature a traditional Māori ritual. New Zealanders Benjamin and Aaliyah Armstrong got married recently and their best man was tasked with organising a traditional haka war cry, a performance associated with New Zealand’s Māori culture, and often performaned by their All Blacks rugby team before a match.
How well do you know your Urinal Etiquette? This is the question posed by LA-based comedy group Dude Day who in this video demonstrate how to act in a public urinal. Taking us through the Dos and Don’ts of relieving yourself in the company of others, it makes for informative viewing.
In his most recent video essay Kristian Williams (aka Kaptain Kristian) focuses on Steven Spielberg’s 1993 movie Jurassic Park—specifically he looks at how the sci-fi adventure film set a completely new standard for visual effects. If you look at it now over two decades later the CGI still looks fantastic, and helped propel the industry by upping the standard.
In 2008 Christoph Rehage took a year out to walk across China, journeying 4500km from Beijing to Ürümqi which was completed entirely on foot. As he did so he let his hair and beard grow long and filmed himself as he went, taking selfies with the people he met and the places he visited.
Not all things from the past are relevant now, but it also means that some things shouldn’t be tampered with. Take for instance the strange (by today’s standards) baroque powdered wigs that people used to wear, you wouldn’t go to the barbers to get one fitted now. They were mainly used to cover baldness due to head lice, not such a problem in the 21st century. But, some things do remain constant and by some things that means: beer. Yes, the beloved alcoholic drink that comes after only tea, coffee and water as Homer Simpson’s and the world’s most favored beverage.
Brewstew’s Tyler Rudolph had two recurring nightmares when he was a kid, one was having Harry and Marv from Home Alone break into his home, the second was getting stuck on a rollercoaster. He’d managed to get through a lot of his adult life without either when recently the latter happened to him and his girlfriend on the Millennium Force roller coaster at the Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio.
Kevin Hart gets some schooling in the way Sweden does things by comedy group I Just Want To Be Cool, who detail why in Sweden you only get to eat what you want on only one day of the year, and also why you should keep your anger inside, and release it when you get home by punching a pillow.
If aliens did show up on earth communication could be extremely problematic, and that idea is what’s explored in the movie Arrival from Sicario director Denis Villeneuve (who’s also up to direct Blade Runner 2) which stars Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, and Forest Whitaker. In this new trailer we get to see Adams attempt to work out the differences between our language and theirs.
The sun has set on the weekend and the Monday morning sun, extra bright and glaring, has now surfaced to welcome you to another week of success and growth! That’s what you’re meant to believe anyway, but in reality it’s yet more drudgery and meetings and spreadsheets and…oh god! Try and forget about it all by diving into the links below.
- Kids Toy That Poops Magic Charms – Can’t believe it’s actually real.
- Bill Burr on Overpopulation – It’s a great solution.
- Pool Vs. Bowling Trick Shots – These are insane.
- Usain Bolt Gets Meme’d – How could this photo not?
- Khaleesi Loves Pizza – Mother of dragons? Mother of Pizza.
- HIKEA – Building IKEA furniture high on acid.
- Kids Give Advice on Break Ups – Very insightful.
- Hilarious Commentary On Lingerie Shoot – It’s what it deserves.
- Three-Headed Dog Prank – Basically a Chihuahua wearing three cups.
- Peter Ness Plays Blackjack – Guy pranks online blackjack operators.
- Dog vs. Bowling Lane Sensor – This Border Collie is obsessed.
- Monkey Throws Faeces at Little Girl – He’s not happy.
- Remote Control Plane With A Nerf Gun – You’ll want one after watching this.
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.