Entries Tagged as 'ftw'

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

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.

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

When Your Pet Kangaroo Is Your Best Friend

In Australia everyone has a pet kangaroo, and Aussie comedian Jackson O’Doherty shows the sorts of enrichment they can bring to people’s lives in this video. Because not only does O’Doherty have a pet kangaroo but his roo, or joey as its a baby and is called Damien, is also his best friend and they [...]

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Free Runner Jason Paul Parkours Through Airport to Catch a Flight

Chances are there’s been some time in your life where you’ve been late for a flight and had to make a mad dash through the airport to get to the departure gate. But you’ve never done it like Jason Paul before, because Paul is a professional free runner and you’ll be in awe as you [...]

Friday, August 11th, 2017

Introducing UniVRsity: The Virtual Reality College Experience

There’s no doubt that college can be a great time in a person’s life, but it can also be expensive and you have to move somewhere else and things don’t always work out exactly as planned when you get there. You know, you think you’re going to be partying every night but you end up [...]

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Game of Thrones — How to Evoke Emotion

In this video from Lessons from the Screenplay the channel looks at how Game of Thrones manages to evoke such strong emotional reactions from its audience. In particular it looks at the episode Battle of the Bastards where bastard Jon Snow took on bastard Ramsay Bolton, showing how every scene has a compelling value transition.

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

David Hasselhoff Stars in ‘Guardians of the Guardians Vol. 2′ Music Video

Take a hilariously cheesy trip back to the 1970s in this spoof video starring David Hasselhoff and many of the cast of Guardians of the Guardians Vol. 2 including Dave Batista, Pom Klementieff, Sean Gunn, Zoe Saldana, Karen Gillan, Michael Rooker, director James Gunn, and some more special cameos.

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

Will a Walmart Huffy Survive a Downhill Mountain Bike Trail?

Pro downhill mountain bike racer Phil Kmetz decides to take Walmart’s affordable Huffy Carnage Mountain Bike through its paces, by taking it for a spin on the Hawleywood Jump trail at the Thunder Mountain Bike Park in Charlemont, Massachusetts. Walmart mountain bikes are not made for downhill MTB trails, so will it survive the test? [...]

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Tiny Guns – New Short Film by Corridor Digital

In this amusing short film from VFX whizzes Corridor Digital, an all action shoot out happens but there’s just one big change. Well it’s a small change really, because the guns being used in the Tarantino-esque battle are really, really tiny. That’s not to say they can’t do just as much damage as big guns [...]

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Die Antwoord Tease New TV Series ‘South African Ninja’

South African rappers Die Antwoord have released a teaser trailer for a new TV series. The upcoming show will be called South African Ninja and it came with the following message hinting at what it’s going to be about. ‘All the ZEF videos and movies Die Antwoord have made over the last 7 years were [...]

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Kids Design Tattoos for Their Parents

Most parents are always impressed by their kids drawings, typically hanging them on the fridge with magnets if they’re particularly great. But as impressed as they might be by them, they’re probably not so enamoured with their child’s art that they would get it turned into a tattoo.

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

People Are Awesome Best of the Year (So Far)

YouTube channel People Are Awesome, which as the name suggests is a channel dedicated to people being awesome by doing incredible and extraordinary things, showcases the best of 2017—so far anyway. The compilation features some of the most cool videos to have been uploaded online this year.

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

LA Speed Check – Flying the World’s Fastest Jet

Major Brian Shul, the legendary former Air Force pilot, looks back at the day he flew the fastest jet in the world, the SR-71 Blackbird, across western USA. Nicknamed ‘The Sled’ it was wrapped in secrecy since it joined the US Air Force inventory back in the 1960s. It has since gone on to [...]