Entries Tagged as 'cool'

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Presidential Poetry Slam—Bad Lip Reading of the 2nd Presidential Debate

There wasn’t much fun to be had from the presidential debates, but that doesn’t mean to say you can’t have some fun with them. Which is exactly what’s happened here as YouTube channel Bad Lip Reading turns them into a poetry slam. Which is very good news if you didn’t like what was coming out [...]

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Tom Cruise Acts Out His Entire Film Career with James Corden

Tom Cruise has had a long career in Hollywood and, as infuriating as his Scientology ways are, it’s undeniable that he’s starred in some classic movies—in a recent episode of The Late Late Show With James Corden the pair reenacted Cruise’s career from Risky Business to all of the Mission Impossible films.

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

In Britain’s Post-Brexit Future Zoltar Finds That, Yes, There Is Some Hope

We live in uncertain times, this much is certain. Times when no one it seems—not politicians, not your neighbour, not even your know-it-all work colleague—knows what Britain leaving the European Union will actually mean. Meanwhile, across the pond in the US they’re potentially facing a future with Donald Trump as president. [...]

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Star Wars is Hilariously Reinvented in ‘Star Storm: The Destruction of Father’

YouTubers Auralnauts rework the story of Star Wars in a parody trailer where C-3PO is shifted front and center as the main protagonist and star. Re-editing footage from the prequels, original trilogy, even a cereal commercial, they reinvent the sci-fi saga into a 1980s sci-fi cheesefest.

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Shanghai Disneyland Has an Amazing-looking TRON Rollercoaster

The neon-hued world of TRON is one that would definitely suit being turned into a ride at a theme park—and that’s exactly what’s happened at the Shanghai Disneyland in the Tomorrowland section of the park. People get to sit on the iconic TRON lightcycles and whizz through a world inspired by the visuals in the [...]

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

President Obama Reads Mean Tweets About Himself (Again)

President Barack Obama is on back on Jimmy Kimmel’s show for a second presidential edition of the always amusing ‘Mean Tweets’ segment. In which Kimmel asks famous people to read out the, frankly, awful things people say on Twitter about them—obviously not thinking that person would ever read it out on a TV show.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

‘Stranger Things’ Season One Explained

If you watched Netflix’s Stranger Things you probably come away from season one with a whole load of questions. Like, will Eleven return? What’s with the Demogorgon? How the heck does the Upside Down work? What the f*ck is Hopper up to? When’s Stranger Things Season Two going to start? And what’s going on with [...]

Monday, October 24th, 2016

‘Bad Hombres, Nasty Woman’—Presidential Debate Remix with ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic

The Gregory Brothers, who remix the news, have teamed up with comedy music genius “Weird Al” Yankovic for this very funny musical remix of the third and final 2016 presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. In this version of the debate a wormhole opens up to another universe and ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic gets [...]

Monday, October 24th, 2016

This is What It’s like to Work with Jigsaw from the Saw Movies

It’s taken a while but this is comedian Chris Capel’s follow up to his very funny 2013 video Living With Jigsaw, which as the title suggests was a sketch about what it’s like to have Jigsaw as a roommate. In this hilarious sequel Capel leaves the home and ponders what it might be like to [...]

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

IMDb’s No Small Parts Looks at Walking Dead’s Melissa McBride

The Walking Dead’s character Carol Peletier has been one of the most intriguing on the show. Starting out as a timid and bullied wife she rose to become a hardass zombie slayer who wasn’t afraid to take out the odd human too when the situation demanded it. Her story arc, which has now seen her [...]

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

David Nutt Explores Why Science Must Take the Lead When it Comes to Illegal Drugs

Drugs are bad, mmkay. Except, well, no they’re not. And here psychiatrist David Nutt, who worked as an advisor to the British government before he was was fired after claiming in a science paper that MDMA was statistically no more dangerous than an addiction to horse-riding, looks at the science behind making banned drugs [...]

Friday, October 21st, 2016

This Skateboard is Made Out of 250 Lego Bricks

There are plenty of objects and even musical instruments that are made from Lego, but this creation is seriously impressive. Woodworker Peter Brown decided to used 250 Lego bricks (and 20 ounces of resin) to make an actual working skateboard, all crafted by hand. So far, so good—but can it skate?