Entries Tagged as 'ftw'

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.

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Couple Announces Pregnancy as a Scary Horror Movie Trailer

When most couples announce that they’re going to have a baby, they pile on the cute and make it really cheesy—but not Gavin Holt and his wife who, with a bit of well-timed editing and John Carpenter-style music, announce the news in the creepiest way possible.

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Stranger Aliens—Why When We Find Aliens Do They Always Act like Us?

In fiction, both novels, films, comics, and other forms humans have for a long time imagined alien beings from other worlds and other planets, but often their emotions and physiologies closely mirror our own. Most science fiction looks at alien life as human-esque, and it’s not something just found in fiction, but modern scientists also [...]

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

7 Ways a Trip to Mars Could Kill You

Even though humans probably won’t be going to Mars for at least another 15 to 20 years or more, it seems everybody is obsessed with what conditions on the planet will be like. This latest video comes from Vox who take a look at ways a trip to the hostile red planet might end you. [...]

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Mike Love’s Reggare Song ‘Permanent Holiday’ Features Some Epic Pedal Skills

You might start watching this video and think why is this musician sitting bare foot—but then you’ll soon see why because he’s just as musically skilled with his feet as he is with his hands. He’s basically Mr. Multitask, a skilled musician with a damn good voice too.

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Musician’s Amazing Cover of Daft Punk’s ‘Harder Better Faster Stronger’

Musician Lorenz Rhode performs a full talkbox cover of Daft Punk’s “Harder Better Faster Stronger” and shows that to perform it accurately, you don’t need lots of fancy post-production. You can in fact do it live using a keyboard and talkbox-synthesizer and that’s exactly what he does.

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Woman Kills it With Longboard Dance Routine

Most people use longboards to race downhill at speeds that are extremely dangerous yet exhilirating, but this woman uses it for something else entirely. She uses it to perform an impressive dance routine which can’t be easy at all, bouncing around and keeping her balance while riding along on four wheels.

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Animation Details the Mind-boggling Scale of the Universe

As the noted cosmologist Carl Sagan said there are more stars in the universe than there are grains of sand on all of the Earth’s beaches. But equally, there are more molecules of H20 in only 10 drops of water than there are stars in the universe. But how can we imagine such concepts and [...]