Entries Tagged as 'ftw'

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

ElectroBOOM Explains the Science Behind the Railgun—and then Makes One

A railgun like those being researched by the US Navy uses a form of electromagnetic energy to hurl projectiles at speeds exceeding Mach 7. As you can imagine they’re pretty dangerous so the perfect weapon for YouTube channel ElectroBOOM (aka Mehdi Sadaghdar) to make then. After explaining how they work, Sadaghdar sets about building one.

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

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 [...]

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Bizarre Music Video Gets Meta as Director Inserts Himself into the Story

This music video is very meta indeed. It’s directed by Keith Schofield for musicians Stylo G and Jacob Plant. It starts off with a weird premise, a world where people who have no legs sees a bunch of guys chasing a pair of women’s legs—it’s then revealed that this is in fact just a [...]

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Guys Who Only Post Sad Stories on Facebook

College Humor’s latest sketch is about hat particular Facebook friend who, for some damn reason, loves nothing more than to make everyone super depressed by constantly posting sad stories they find on the internet to Facebook. Why do they do this? Well, probably because they’re like the guy in this video.

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Hunter S. Thompson Discusses Hell’s Angels and Outlaws in this Awesome Animation

As an outlaw himself, both in literary and lifestyle terms, writer Hunter S. Thompson is in a fine position to discuss the outlaw life. In this interview from 1967 with Studs Terkel Thompson talks about his time spent with one of the most notorious outlaw groups in America, the Hell’s Angels.

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

Key & Peele: Terrorist Interrogation

An alleged terrorist claims to be a victim of mistaken identity, but that’s what they probably all say. So it’s time for some interrogation at a CIA black site to find out just what this man knows and what his connections are to the most infamous terrorist strikes of this century. Or maybe he’s just [...]

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Hillary Clinton Gets Roasted on Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis

Barack Obama has already appeared on Zach Galifianakis’ Between Two Ferns show, and now his possible successor is on. And just like that interview this one gets awkward real quick as Galifianakis asks Clinton that, as secretary of state, how many words can she type? She basically gets roasted from start to finish. But is [...]

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

How Much Nitrous Can a Stock Engine Take?

A Chevrolet small-block engine is the unfortunate tester for YouTube channel Engine Masters to find out how much nitrous oxide power can a stock short block take with the original cast crank, rods, and pistons. Of course it doesn’t end well for the engine, but what’s bad news for the small-block is good news for [...]

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Learn How to Speak Fargo with This Supercut of the Movie’s Characters

There’s no doubting it, one of the biggest takeaways anyone who first watches Fargo will come away with is the characters’ accents ringing around their ears. In this video by Candice Drouet she pays tribute to the Scandinavian-like Minnesota Nice accent that populates the movie, with the characters often talking with a ‘yah shure!’ and [...]

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt Team Up in the Trailer for Sci-fi Movie ‘Passengers’

In this big budget space romance movie by The Imitation game director Morten Tyldum, Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt play two passengers who find themselves alone on-board a spaceship which is transporting them to a new life on another planet. They’d been put in cryostasis but have woken up 90 years before they should have.

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Honest Trailers Take on ‘Captain America: Civil War’

If you were a fan put your feelings about ‘Captain America: Civil War’ to one side, because Screen Junkies completely roast the movie in their latest Honest Trailers outing. That’s not to say the movie wasn’t highly enjoyable but no matter how good a movie might be, the Honest Trailers guys can always find fault—and [...]

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Listen to a Hilarious Bossa Nova Version of Rammstein’s ‘Du Hast’

Rammstein are a German hard rock band, not known for their explorations of Brazilian samba-style music or anything that’s anywhere near as melodic. So it’s quite something to hear their song ‘Du Hast’ performed as a bossa nova cover. It’s especially weird seeing them perform such a thing live.