Entries Tagged as 'cool'

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Tom Scott Looks at The Strange-Looking Language of Inuktitut

ᑖᒻ ᔅᑳᑦ and ᖃᓂᐅᔮᖅᐸᐃᑦ—Those weird symbols may look like some kind of alien hieroglyphics but they are in fact a language here on earth. They are Inuktitut a language spoken in the Northern Canadian province of Nunavut. Here they have three official languages, english, french, and the language of the Inuits.

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

CollegeHumor Shows How Weird We all Are By Imagining Google as an Actual Person

CollegeHumor’s sketch ‘If Google Was A Guy’ returns for a fourth instalment to shine a mirror on our internet searches, in the process revealing the stupid, strange, creepy, and just plain lazy stuff we ask Google. Imagine if it disappeared and we had to field all those questions to an actual person?

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Guy Pretends to Get Arrested While Driving his Mom to Lunch

This guy’s mom thought she was being taken to lunch, but instead her son decided to play a prank on her, which involved a cyclist hitting his car and then a police officer promptly showing up to come and arrest him. Meanwhile his mom’s blood pressure is rising and rising as she shouts at the [...]

Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Non Skateboarder Learns to Kickflip in a Matter of Hours

Mike Boyd doesn’t skateboard, but he wanted to see how long it would take to learn a particular skill so he chose skateboarding and set about teaching himself to kick flip—which is a trick that involves flipping a skateboard 360° along the axis. Boyd recorded every second of him learning the trick.

Friday, November 24th, 2017

Adam Buxton Shows How You Play NWA in Front of Your Kids

Adam Buxton plays Rock Dad in this very funny sketch from an old BBC3 sketch show from 2007. As well as being hilarious it also shows dads how they can show off their cool music cred without having to offend their young offspring. Because Buxton plays his young son the sweary and violent NWA’s F*ck [...]

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Samuel L. Jackson Answers the Most Searched Questions About Him

People at some point googled it and now Samuel L. Jackson is going to answer those search queries. They range from his place of birth to his first movie, to what part he plays in Inglourious Basterds. He’s due to appear in the upcoming Kong: Skull Island movie, so Wired sat him down to [...]

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Surreal Remixes Turn Skiers’ Gurns and Laughter into Hilariously Daft ‘Slope Songs’

Your standard promotional ski video usually amounts to a professional skier gracefully showing off their effortless skill at winter sports. Carving up the slopes with their athleticism, you watch in awe (and jealousy) as they make a mockery of mere mortals’ skiing skills with their twists, jumps and daredevil speeds.
But that’s not how these [...]

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Steve Kardynal Conducts Lip Sync Conversations with Songs in Real-Life

Steve Kardynal has been away from YouTube for awhile, his videos pranking Chatrouletters and incorporating songs into real-life conversations were viral gold. Well now he’s back again using songs in real life, this time lip-syncing along in a conversation with his buddy, who lip syncs back any replies.

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Hunter S. Thompson Discusses Hell’s Angels and Outlaws in this Awesome Animation

As an outlaw himself, both in literary and lifestyle terms, writer Hunter S. Thompson is in a fine position to discuss the outlaw life. In this interview from 1967 with Studs Terkel Thompson talks about his time spent with one of the most notorious outlaw groups in America, the Hell’s Angels.

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 [...]