Entries Tagged as 'ftw'

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Why Earth Is A Prison and How To Escape It

The title of this Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell video could be a little misleading, because it’s not about how the earth is like being trapped behind steel bars for committing a crime. Instead it’s about the the effects of gravity on Earth and the video explains why it’s so hard to escape it and [...]

Monday, February 18th, 2019

Things Dads Never Hear From Their Kids

It’s tough being a parent, and fatherhood, one half of that, is what’s explored in this funny video by Australian comedian Troy Kinne. Kinne and his friends amusingly act out vary instances of what fathers wish they would hear from their offspring, but never, ever do. From being considerate with the TV volume when dad’s [...]

Friday, February 15th, 2019

Just How Historically Accurate Is Saving Private Ryan?

From the opening and harrowing scene depicting the Normandy landings, the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II, Steven Spielberg’s ‘Saving Private Ryan’ has been widely praised for its unflinching depiction of war. But, actually, how well and how accurate did it show the events of D-Day?

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

The Future of Space Telescopes

The universe is a vast and mysterious place, so vast and so mysterious that it can seem like we’re never going to understand all of it. While that may be the case, we no doubt will unlock many of its secrets and to do that humanity is going to need some seriously good technologies and [...]

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Guy Performs Hilarious Festive Lip-Sync Medley Sat in a Car with His Unimpressed Mom

Motoki Maxted is back with his car riding lip syncing, which is made all the more hilarious because he does it sat next to his stony-faced mom who is seriously unimpressed. This is a special festive version and follows on from his viral dance and lip sync routines to pop hits which he did earlier [...]

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Nerf John Wick See Those Foam Bullets Become Deadly

If you ever wondered what Keanu Reeves playing a badass assassin might look like if you swapped bullets and guns for foam bullets and Nerf guns, then wonder no more. Because VFX YouTube channel Corridor have translated the violent underworld of the John Wick movies and brought in everyone’s favorite toy gun.

Saturday, December 15th, 2018

Mariah Carey – All I Want For Christmas Is You (Chatroulette Version)

Mariah Carey’s Yuletide classic “All I Want For Christmas Is You” gets a Chatroulette makeover as internet lol-master Steve Kardynal, dressed in a Santa dress and blonde wig, frolics around next to a Christmas tree while miming along to Mariah’s Christmas hit. And of course, the video wouldn’t be complete without the reactions of Chatroulette [...]

Monday, December 10th, 2018

David Nutt Explores Why Science Must Take the Lead When it Comes to Illegal Drugs

Drugs are bad, mmkay. Except, well, no they’re not. And here psychiatrist David Nutt, who worked as an advisor to the British government before he was was fired after claiming in a science paper that MDMA was statistically no more dangerous than an addiction to horse-riding, looks at the science behind making banned drugs [...]

Friday, December 7th, 2018

Watch ‘Search/Destroy’ A Strontium Dog Fan Film

If you were ever a fan of the British sci-fi comic book 2000 AD then you’ll know Strontium Dog. A long-running series it featured the character of Johnny Alpha, who’s a mutant bounty hunter with a bunch of crazy gadgets and weapons. Along with his Viking partner Wulf Sternhammer. It was created by John Wagner [...]

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Zombies and Killer Plants Take Over the World in ‘Dawn of the…Stuff’

It’s not just zombies that are attacking in this fictional trailer of epic proportions, but giant killer plants too—and they’re on acid! It’s a shame this isn’t going to be even a short film because the FX are incredible and the b-movie style post-apocalyptic plot is ridiculous enough to be totally watchable.

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

A Lesson in Storytelling from Back to the Future

Back to the Future, as well as being a thoroughly entertaining movie, tells a really great and intricate story. It’s a pretty solid time-travel adventure with various different characters who exist in different timelines, it makes up some convincing-sounding science, and it has plenty of laughs thrown in too.