Entries Tagged as 'ftw'

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Here’s What An LSD Trip Looks Like

If you want to know what taking 400ug of LSD looks like, but you don’t actually want to ingest 400ug of LSD then this video goes some way to replicating the visuals for you. It’s made by a guy who knows from experience what tripping your nuts off is like, and so he’s made various [...]

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

A Look at Daft Punk’s References And Inspirations

Electronic music duo Daft Punk are an eclectic pair and they also have a fairly eclectic bunch of inspirations. Everyone from Gary Numan to Tron, it’s not only music, but visual art and movies too. Many of them you wouldn’t necessarily immediately guess, that is until they become obvious when put side-by-side.

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

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 [...]

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

Paleontologist Trevor Valle Debunks ‘Dinosaurs Never Existed’ Conspiracy

If you ever wanted to stick it to those conspiracy nuts who upload videos to YouTube talking about how the dinosaurs never existed, then this video will satisfy you. It features paleontologist Trevor Valle on Joe Rogan’s radio show and it amounts to a 40 minute take down of those nutjobs.

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Guy Hacks a Hitachi Magic Wand ‘Massager’

The Hitachi Magic Wand gets hacked in this video from YouTube channel AvE who makes it his job to tear down this, ahem, ‘massager’ and take a look at what makes it work. So in that regards it’s also a kind of review of the tool, although not in the sense of using it but [...]

Sunday, July 29th, 2018

Matthew McConaughey’s Dad Won a Motorbike in a Pissing Contest

Now this isn’t a story you expect to here from an A list celebrity, but then not every A list celebrity is Matthew McConaughey. While appearing on The Graham Norton Show McConaughey tells a brilliant story of how his dad won a bike for his brother in a pissing contest.

Friday, July 27th, 2018

A Warrior’s Dream: Donnie Yen Vs. Bruce Lee

The title of this isn’t just the sort of scenario that every warrior would wet their pants at the thought of seeing, but it’s the name of a 3D animated short film imagined in photorealistic style where Donnie Yen (Ip Man)fights an imaginary opponent, who just so happens to be the greatest martial artist whoever [...]

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Movie Downpours are Celebrated in this Mashup of Rainy Film Scenes

Antonio Maria Da Silva (who’s behind those Hell’s Club mashups) pays homage to rain in the movies, because in the movies when it rains it pours. Downpours being far more cinematic than a few specks of rain, which don’t quite cut it in the dramatic stakes. So here we get rainy scenes taken from everything [...]

Friday, June 29th, 2018

When the Boyfriend Turns Down Sex

Hey, it happens to everyone. Sometimes. So don’t take it too hard when you get turned down for sex. Some people, however, like the girl in this sketch, take it very personally when they get turned down by their boyfriends to make the beast with two backs. They take it as a personal slight, he [...]

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Keeping the Japanese Art of Candy Sculpting Alive

In Japan there is a dying art known as amezaiku which is candy sculpting. This short doc follows 27-year-old Shinri Tezuka, one of the youngest people practicing it. Tezuka is completely self-taught and in the video talks about how he sculpts and paints lollipops into elaborate edible sculptures of goldfish, frogs and octopus.

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

This Animation of Unsatisfying Situations is Guaranteed to Frustrate

Parallel Studio, a Paris-based motion design team have created this very amusing but very unsatisfying animated short film that shows various annoying, frustrating, and disappointing situations that happen in everyday life. From the vending machine that doesn’t quite vend to a basketball that bounces around, but doesn’t fall down, the hoop.