Entries Tagged as 'cool'

Monday, February 25th, 2019

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

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.

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

The Sun is Slowing Down and Here’s Why

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 [...]

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

Residents Living Permanently in Japan’s Cyber-cafes

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.

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

Roommates Play the Floor is Lava in Real Life

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 [...]

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Why Earth Is A Prison and How To Escape It

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 [...]

Monday, February 18th, 2019

Things Dads Never Hear From Their Kids

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 [...]

Friday, February 15th, 2019

Just How Historically Accurate Is Saving Private Ryan?

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?

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

The Future of Space Telescopes

The universe is a vast and mysterious place, so vast and so mysterious that it can seem like we’re never going to understand all of it. While that may be the case, we no doubt will unlock many of its secrets and to do that humanity is going to need some seriously good technologies and [...]

Monday, January 14th, 2019

1 Million Dots Make Up This Incredible Portrait

David Bayo is a French artist, a drawer, painter, and illustrator, and this speed drawing shows off his skill. It shows Bayo working on a picture that consists of over a million dots (not sure who did the counting) to create a stunning surreal portrait. It shows a woman and an Escherian building coming from [...]

Monday, January 7th, 2019

The Life Cycle of a T-shirt

Everything is seemingly throwaway in today’s contemporary consumer culture. But if there’s one thing you probably have at last five, if not five hundred, of in your closet, it’s the simple t-shirt. It’s such a popular choice to have hanging in our wardrobe that around two billion are made each year. And that means they [...]

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Guy Performs Hilarious Festive Lip-Sync Medley Sat in a Car with His Unimpressed Mom

Motoki Maxted is back with his car riding lip syncing, which is made all the more hilarious because he does it sat next to his stony-faced mom who is seriously unimpressed. This is a special festive version and follows on from his viral dance and lip sync routines to pop hits which he did earlier [...]