Entries Tagged as 'cool'

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

Video Looks at the Reasons Why We Should Remember Death

Just because death isn’t always the cheeriest of subjects doesn’t mean to say we should shun it away and forget about it. It isn’t necessarily healthy for us to never discuss it or think about it, even though in Western society it’s not something we mention to friends or even family. But maybe it’s time [...]

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Meet Oscar The Modular Body Who Looks like Raw Chicken Come to Life

The Modular Body is the work of Dutch filmmaker and artist Floris Kaayk. In the video above we’re shown what looks like skinless fleshy body parts that can be put together in a modular fashion and then starts to move. It’s actually just one of over 50 interconnected videos which make up an online [...]

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Slo Mo Symphony is an Amusing Tribute to Slo Mo Fails

Watching people get slapped in the face by a huge fish or fall off their bicycle or faceplant onto the ground is all very amusing, but it’s extra amusing if that footage is slowed down. Add some classical music over the top too and you have yourself something that’s verging on the cinematic.

Sunday, November 12th, 2017

Inside Japan’s Tricked-Out DIY Disco Truck Culture

Driving down a highway in Japan can be an intriguing experience, especially if you came across the tricked-out vehicles from their DIY truck culture. The subculture is called dekotora and it’s where long-haul drivers add custom graphics, lights and swag to their vehicles on an insane level. And it’s not cheap, some dekotora customizations cost [...]

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Hilarious Sketch Acts Out A Video Conference Call in Real Life

Video conferencing is about as enjoyable as it is successful—anytime you and your coworkers have to partake in one you just know it’s going to be full of frustrations and annoyances. Acting those out perfectly, and upping the cringe factor by doing it in real life, is comedy duo Tripp and Tyler, in this amusing [...]

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

My Strange Addiction Parody: This Poor Guy is Addicted to Saying ‘YAAAAASS’

There are many things the human mind and body can get addicted to, but perhaps the most annoying, for both the addicted person and anyone within earshot, is an addication to saying “YAAAAASS!” That’s what’s happened to poor Michael Rizzi, who one day was laughing at other people saying it on Tumblr, the next found [...]

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Let Your Mind be Blown with this Animation On Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) isn’t probably something you’re totally familiar with, but that’s OK because this animation will teach you all about it in a way that won’t have you too confused. OK maybe just a little bit. The video was created for the Bijvoet Center for Biomolecular Research.

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Honest Trailer For Jaws Points Out the Real Monster in Spielberg’s Classic

Honest Trailers take on the blockbuster that started them all, Steven Spielberg’s classic movie about a great white shark terrorising a small town, Jaws. But they argue that the shark isn’t the real monster in the movie, instead that falls to the sinister Mayor Larry Vaughn—and they have a point.

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

‘Damaged Goods’—Hilarious Fails Resulting in Things Getting Broken

If there’s one thing funnier than somebody falling over unexpectedly it’s something suddenly breaking unexpectedly. And so it goes in this compilation that features everything from misused golf clubs to cars to TVs breaking. Sometimes it’s just funny other times it looks highly dangerous, all the times the people doing the breaking no doubt experience [...]

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Father vs. Daughter Beatboxing Battle

Nicole Paris and her dad are both pretty damn skilled in the art of beatboxing, but like most things, it’s much more interesting when some rivalry is introduced, so they go head-to-head in a beatbox battle to see who comes out victorious. After dad kicks things off Nicole chimes in and it’s pretty much neck-and-neck, [...]

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Why General AI Won’t Want You To Fix its Code

Machine learning and artificial intelligence are subjects that will be of huge importance over the next 20 or 30 years, as intelligent computer systems and automation takes over more and more aspects of our lives. In this video from Computerphile AI geek Rob Miles looks at why AI won’t want you meddling with it and [...]