Entries Tagged as 'cool'

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Jack Nicholson and the Art Of Anger

YouTube channel Nerdwriter’s (aka Evan Puschak) latest video essay takes a look at Jack Nicholson, focusing specifically on the fact that many of his characters seem to be very angry. Characters that are subject to sudden and dramatic outbursts of rage. And those outbursts take many shapes and forms.

Friday, January 19th, 2018

Are You Consuming Your Coffee Correctly?

Many of us can’t function without consuming a morning cup of coffee on the way to work (or two or three), but ASAPScience question whether or not you’re actually doing it right—and so whether or not you’re getting the most out of it to kickstart your day. It all has to do with your circadian [...]

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

He’s Only a Teen but This Kid is Already Building His Own Motorcycles

YouTube channel Petrolicious meets Haven Jarel, a teenager who lives with his dad in a warehouse rammed with custom bikes, and a huge amount of tools. He’s not interested in TV or video games, but although he’s only a teen he can already build an award-winning motorcycle.

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

An Instructional Video on How to Fly With a Baby

As anyone who has attempted it will know, flying with a baby can be a fraught and traumatic experience for the parent. Any advice is greatly received, so if you’re a parent who’s due to fly check out the latest ‘How to Dad’ tutorial from New Zealander dad, Jordan Watson, and his adorable daughter.

Saturday, January 13th, 2018

100 People Show What It Looks Like When They Cry

Cut video have previously shown what 10 strangers’ O faces look like and what people look like when they’re kissing. Now they’ve filmed 100 people crying in the latest iteration of their “100 People” series, so we get to see what old and young look like when they’re bawling their eyes out.

Friday, January 12th, 2018

The Best End Credits in Movie History

Thanks to the Marvel movies and the like, audiences are used to staying in their seats to watch a post credit scene. And it’s because we can’t get enough of the movies when they end that we want more. Filmmakers have always known this though, whether they’re linking us to a new movie, giving us [...]

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

A Video Tribute to the Coen Brothers

If you’re a fan of their work, the films of Joel and Ethan Coen are some of the finest that modern Hollywood has produced. Not only are they prolific filmmakers but their movies have won over audiences, won awards, and enjoyed both critical and commercial success.

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

‘The Squibbening’—Staging a Bloody (But Fake) Explosive Death Scene

Comedian Matt Gourley has, since being a pre-teen, been making movies with his friends and experimenting with special effects and pyrotechnics. Then he figured out how to fabricate a squib, which is a miniature explosive device used in the film industry, which, combined with a bag of fake blood, simulates a bullet hit.

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Woman Becomes First Person To Run A Marathon Without Talking About It

It’s quite an achievement to run a marathon, it’s something else though to train and run one without talking about it incessantly. This brave and courageous woman did just that. She didn’t once take to social media to update statuses with how many miles she ran that morning, or how painful her legs feel.

Friday, January 5th, 2018

The Best Cinema Dialogue of All Time

In movies, good dialogue is right up there with the best of entertaining filmmaking, whether it be arguing, bickering, threatening or subtext-filled bantering. In this video from Cinefix they look over what they consider to be the best dialogue of all time. Naturally there had to be a Quentin Tarantino in there, and they pick [...]

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Lunch Atop A Skyscraper: The Story Behind The 1932 Photo

As far as images of construction workers goes, the famous black and white photo taking during construction of 30 Rockefeller Plaza in Manhattan, New York City is probably the most well known. It’s insane to think here was a bunch of workers taking a lunch break on a steel beam 800ft in the air. The [...]