Entries Tagged as 'ftw'

Friday, June 21st, 2019

Here is it, the Funniest Table Tennis Match in History

It’s gone down as a legendary game, and it featured Belgian Jean-Michel Saive and Chuang Chih-yuan battling it out in what was ultimately a farcical endurance test. Even the crowd can’t help laughing as the two duke it out. What started out as a normal game went to bizarre levels when their crazy rallies extended [...]

Thursday, June 20th, 2019

The Evolution of Tom Hanks in Television & Film

Tom Hanks must surely be one of the most beloved actors in Hollywood and he’s also one of the most prolific—he’s been acting for nearly 40 years and it’s been a career that’s gone from 80s comedies to Oscar-winning dramas and war movies, even romcoms. The man is versatile, that’s for sure, and he seems [...]

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

How We’d Stop the Zombie Apocalypse

It doesn’t matter whether the zombies are in the films of George A. Romero or from the brutal world of Robert Kirkman’s Walking Dead, there is one constant—humanity takes a beating when it comes to an outbreak of flesh-eating undead monsters. In this video Dr. Stephen Morse a professor of epidemiology at Columbia University talks [...]

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

Supercut of People Getting Drunk in Movies

Just like in real-life people love to get drunk in the movies—and this supercut by editor Robert Jones is certainly proof of that, as it features 70 scenes from both contemporary and classic films of people get wasted on the demon drink. And just like in real life chaos reigns, as they fall over, jump [...]

Monday, June 10th, 2019

The Brutal Ballet: Witness The Elegant Beauty of Muay Thai Fighting

Muay Thai is a sport with both a brutal and elegant face to it. Immensely hard punches and kicks are interspersed with carefully timed moves, so it becomes almost a dance between the two opponents. This short film puts across the pure essence of this often misunderstood sport, showcasing its beauty and grace.

Friday, June 7th, 2019

The Undercover Honda: A Comedy Series About Two Small-Time Crooks

This comedy series by Rob Wakefield is about two small-time criminals, the type whose nefarious activities aren’t going to get them in big trouble. But their petty crimes are caught on camera after taking place in a car rigged with hidden cameras which was sold to a criminal organisation to gather evidence on them. [...]

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

The Breeders – Saints

OK, let’s journey back to 1994, it’s summertime and you’ve just got your hands on The Breeders track “Saints”, you’ve got your ripped jeans on, a scruffy hole-ridden t-shirt and your hair looks like it hasn’t been washed in months. But nothing matters because “summer is ready when you are” and you’ve got this cranked [...]

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

How To Make Latte Art Like a Trained Pro (kind of)

No doubt you’ve found yourself at a coffeeshop and ordered yourself a flat white with extra flat and you get it served up with a pretty little picture sat atop your steaming cup of joe. You’ve probably thought to yourself, I wish I could do that at home, then I’d really feel like I’ve achieved [...]

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?