Entries Tagged as 'cool'

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

Ripley From the Alien Movies Really Doesn’t Like This Guy’s Ableton Set

There are a couple of ways to piss off Ripley, the heroine from the Alien franchise—one of those is to be an alien xenomorph with acid for blood who murders all her crew, another is to do a crappy Ableton mix of Three 6 Mafia’s Ass and Titties—which is what happens here, and Ripley is [...]

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Ever Wanted To Know The Secrets Behind Some Of The Greatest Magic Tricks?

Everyone enjoys being tricked by an illusionist or magician, this sense of chicanery is what new movie Now You See Me 2 delves into in a plot that involves hypnotism, deception, and elaborate set pieces. Not only is it based on a motley crew of magicians, the Four Horsemen led by Jesse Eisenberg, but the [...]

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

How Will SpaceX Get Us To Mars? This Video Explains

Getting people to Mars is something you may have read briefly about online but you probably don’t know the nitty-gritty of how it’s going to work. Elon Musk’s Space X is one company that wants to get humans to the red planet and they want to do it in a cost effective way, bringing down [...]

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

YouTubers The Kloons Imagine ‘F*ck, Marry, Kill: The Game Show’

It’s a game many people have played with friends, talking about colleagues or classmates or celebrities, but imagine a game show where contestants had to actually play ‘F*ck, Marry, Kill’ IRL—well you need imagine no more because YouTube channel the Kloons has created this sketch which turns it into a wild game show set out [...]

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

We the Internet Ask: Is the University Killing Free Speech and Open Debate?

Universities, being centers of knowledge and education, would be the one place that you would think free speech was protected and allowed to flourish. Not just because of the institution’s histories but also because most people going to universities are going to be more open-minded. But perhaps that’s too simple a view.

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Futurama and the Science of Comedy

Kristian Williams (aka kaptainkristian) is something of a specialist when it comes to analysing pop culture, be it the X-Men’s suits, Calvin & Hobbes’ appeal or what makes Pixar so relatable. For his latest video essay he looks at how the complex and involved subjects of science and mathematics were cleverly interwoven with humor in [...]

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Louis CK On Children and Watching Your Daughters Grow Up

Taken from Louis CK’s 2016 ‘Live at the Comedy Store’ this standup routine shows Louis talking about his kids growing up. One of his daughters is going to be 18-years-old soon while the other is 9. The nine year old has just started tap-dancing lessons, so Louis laments how although he loves watching his daughter [...]

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

Pokemon Go Has Been Immortalised in Song with The Stiffy’s ‘The Pokemon GO Song’

Really it was only a matter of time. Pokemon Go has become such a cultural phenomenon that a song had to eventually be written about it. And now that’s happened with The Stiffy’s ‘The Pokemon Go Song’ which is a love song that’s centered around the new game.

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Residents Living Permanently in Japan’s Cyber-cafés

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.

Monday, July 18th, 2016

How to Smoke a Joint – Taken from Milos Forman’s ‘Taking Off’

This scene taken from Miloš Forman’s 1971 film Taking Off has gone viral recently and it shows a support group for square moms and dads who meet to try and understand their kids who’ve run away from home. After being instructed in the best way to inhale they get to try it out and [...]

Sunday, July 17th, 2016

6-Year-Old Guitarist Is Adorable, But Her Dad’s Metal Solos Are Better

The video starts with a sweet little 6-year-old girl plucking away on her acoustic guitar, and you think it’s going to be one of those typical viral videos of a little girl showcasing her awesome guitar skills. But then, all of a sudden, her dad jumps into shot and starts shredding away proving how damn [...]

Saturday, July 16th, 2016

Remember When Nostalgia Was Good?

There’s nothing like reminiscing about the good ol’ days, when all this was fields and everything was much better than it is now, just purely because it isn’t now. But as much as it’s great to remember, nostalgia just isn’t what it used to be, is it? It just doesn’t have quite the same feel [...]