Entries Tagged as 'cool'

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Causal Loop (A Time Travel Paradox) by Vsauce

A casual loop in time travel speak is a sequence of events where a certain event is among the causes of another event, which in turn is among the causes of the first-mentioned event, thus creating some weird time paradox. It’s a type of paradox that is often found in the movies, and in this [...]

Monday, February 26th, 2018

The Science of Six Degrees of Separation

It’s a common saying, but are people really connected through just six steps? In a recent video by Veritasium host Derek Muller investigates the concept of six degrees of separation. According to Muller, although the idea of six degrees of separation has been around since the 1930s, it was not scientifically tested until the [...]

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Watch Awesome Single-Take Short Film ‘Cólera’

Employing a variety of techniques filmmaker Aritz Moreno shoots this film in one long continuous take, as the camera moves about the cast and the scene keeping the action moving forward while racking up the tension. Right from the opening frame you’re pulled into it, wondering how it’s going to play out.

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Binkbeats Performs a Very Unusual Cover of Aphex Twin’s “Windowlicker”

Now this isn’t just your standard cover track, that’s not how Binkbeats works. Hailing from the Netherlands he covers electronic artists like Amon Tobin and Flying Lotus with the performance all achieved in one long take. This cover of Aphex Twin’s “Windowlicker” is unmistakably the same song, but it’s also a little different too.

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Land of the ‘C U Next Tuesdays’

Gather the family round, because it’s time to journey to a world full of c#nts — or at least, people saying the word c#nt, a lot. And not just anybody but celebrities which makes it all the more enjoyable. If you can count up the number of times the word c#nt is mentioned in this [...]

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Compton Cricket Club

Compton’s in the house and it looks like the west coast gangsters have a new weapon of choice — Once, cricket was the preserve of the British Empire and its subjects, played only by gentlemen of the aristocracy who indulged in a spiffing game before killing the natives, but times change and empires fall. And [...]

Monday, February 19th, 2018

How to Make a Weed Margarita

With Thanksgiving coming up you might want to make that family dinner more interesting by offering everyone a special pre-dinner cocktail. By taking the classic margarita and giving it some extra mellow buzz with a weed infusion. You can do this by pre-soaking some of your finest buds in your favorite tequila.

Friday, February 16th, 2018

Scale Model of the Solar System Built in the Desert

Filmmakers Wylie Overstreet and Alex Gorosh build a scale model of the solar system on a dry lakebed in Nevada. Using a 7-mile stretch of Black Rock Desert the duo lay out the sun, which is a little bit bigger than a pilates ball, Earth is a tiny blue marble, and even Saturn and Jupiter [...]

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Exploring Korea’s Illegal Tattooing Scene

Tattooing is actually illegal in South Korea but that hasn’t stopped artists from setting up studios—however to practice it they need to have a doctor’s license. Plus getting a tattoo is a big taboo in the country and is generally frowned upon by society.

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

The Hidden War Over Grocery Shelf Space

Amongst the shelves of the supermarket a hidden war is being waged, a war for shelf space—it comes down to what’s called ’slotting fees’ which are fees that manufacturers pay to retailers to get themselves on the shelves. Launching a new product onto the shelves of a supermarket can cost millions, and these fees are [...]

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

A Multi-instrumentalist On the Acoustics of PVC Pipes

Nicolas Bras is a multi-instrumentalist who shows in this video that you don’t necessarily need expensive musical instruments to create incredible sounds. Bras explores the sounds and musical possibilities that can be created from raw materials, diverted objects, and recycled materials.