Entries Tagged as 'ftw'

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

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 [...]

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

The World’s Greatest Internet Troll Explains his Craft

Ken M., if you haven’t heard of him, is one of the world’s great internet trolls, hitting up comment sections and Facebook with his inanity to goad people with dumb ideas that just aren’t true. In this video Vox interview the man behind the laughter, although his identity is still concealed. We do know he’s [...]

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Elderly Japanese Ladies Dancing to Bruno Mars

As a testament to the power of a Bruno Mars song, the melody of his latest track ‘24K Magic’ is so potent that it’s even inspired some elderly Japanese women to put on their kimonos and bust some shapes. Aged 61, 59 and 56, the three women show that age is just a number as [...]

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

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.

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

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.

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

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 [...]

Saturday, November 26th, 2016

OK Go’s ‘The One Moment’ is a Blink and You’ll Miss it Music Video

They may make mediocre music, but OK Go’s music videos are spectacular—their latest one called ‘The One Moment’ follows in this tradition but is all over in just 4.2 seconds. So it has to be watched in super slow mo to, not only allow a song to actually accompany it, but also to see what [...]

Friday, November 25th, 2016

Learn Self Defense the Solid Snake Way And Never Feel Vulnerable Again

Obviously there’s an art to taking out your attackers before they even know you’re there, and Solid Snake is a master of that, so who better to learn self-defense from? OK so he may be a bit over the top for standard self defense, but it’s better to be safe than sorry, right?

Thursday, November 24th, 2016

Watch Lego Stranger Things While You Wait for Season Two

The huge buzz that surrounded Stranger Things has faded now that summer has turned to autumn, but fans of the show are just hibernating until they can get their hands on season two. Until then you can remember the first season with this Lego recreation, which sees various scenes remade with the stop motion toy [...]

Thursday, November 24th, 2016

Watch the Trailer for Scorsese’s Latest Epic-looking Film ‘Silence’

The trailer for Martin Scorsese’s upcoming movie has just hit the internet and it looks great. It stars Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver and Liam Neeson as Christian missionaries in 17th century Japan. In Japan it was a time when Christianity was outlawed and the presence of missionaries forbidden. Garfield and Driver head to the country [...]

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

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.

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Sing Along as Loud as You Can to Reggie Watts’ ‘F*ck Sh*t Stack’

Reggie Watts’ ‘F*ck Shit Stack’ might be six years old but it’s still as badass as ever, and it’s still stands as an acute parody of modern rap music. Calling out the tired cliches that are still associated with rap music and making a highly listenable and enjoyable song out of it too, without making [...]