Entries Tagged as 'holy f#ck!'

Friday, July 29th, 2016

This Real-Life Lego Minifig is Both Compelling and Utterly Horrifying

Ever wondered what a Lego minifig might look like it it was made from flesh? You probably haven’t because you’re not some kind of sicko who wants to inflict horror on others. But Adam Savage from Tested is, and that’s why at this year’s Comic-Con he commissioned FX artist Frank Ippolito to design and sculpt [...]

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Guy Hilariously Lip-Syncs While Sat in the Car Next to His Mom

Los Angeles-based YouTuber Motoki Maxted goes on a car ride with his mom, but instead of just sitting silently in the passenger seat he puts on the latest bangers and hilariously lip syncs along. Not just lip syncs either but also pulls off some epic dance movies to tracks like Meghan Trainor’s “Me Too,” Justin [...]

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Downpour—Captivating Footage of Daniel Holdsworth Longboarding in the Rain

OK so there’s droplets of rain on the camera lens, but that kind of adds to the aesthetic of it all. So sit back and watch longboarder Daniel Holdsworth spray water behind him as he heads down some of Pentiction, BC’s steepest terrains while in a downpour. As well as being captivating to watch it [...]

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Repetition and the Illusion of Truth

YouTube channel Veritasium looks at the illusory nature of truth, specifically about something called cognitive ease, which is the idea that we tend to prefer concepts that are both familiar to us and simple to understand. He also looks at how repetition plays a part in our understanding of what we believe to be [...]

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

1 Million Dots Make Up This Incredible Portrait

David Bayo is a French artist, a drawer, painter, and illustrator, and this speed drawing shows off his skill. It shows Bayo working on a picture that consists of over a million dots (not sure who did the counting) to create a stunning surreal portrait. It shows a woman and an Escherian building coming from [...]

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

‘The Donald’—Parody Trailer Imagines Trump as Hollywood Horror Villains

Donald Trump may be horrifying certain people with his lurch towards the White House but in this parody trailer he actually stars in some classic horror movies. From The Shining, Aliens, Scream, The Grudge, Silence of the Lambs and many more, Trump becomes a horror villain, even more terrifying than he is in real life.

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Ever Wanted To Know The Secrets Behind Some Of The Greatest Magic Tricks?

Everyone enjoys being tricked by an illusionist or magician, this sense of chicanery is what new movie Now You See Me 2 delves into in a plot that involves hypnotism, deception, and elaborate set pieces. Not only is it based on a motley crew of magicians, the Four Horsemen led by Jesse Eisenberg, but the [...]

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

YouTubers The Kloons Imagine ‘F*ck, Marry, Kill: The Game Show’

It’s a game many people have played with friends, talking about colleagues or classmates or celebrities, but imagine a game show where contestants had to actually play ‘F*ck, Marry, Kill’ IRL—well you need imagine no more because YouTube channel the Kloons has created this sketch which turns it into a wild game show set out [...]

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

We the Internet Ask: Is the University Killing Free Speech and Open Debate?

Universities, being centers of knowledge and education, would be the one place that you would think free speech was protected and allowed to flourish. Not just because of the institution’s histories but also because most people going to universities are going to be more open-minded. But perhaps that’s too simple a view.

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Futurama and the Science of Comedy

Kristian Williams (aka kaptainkristian) is something of a specialist when it comes to analysing pop culture, be it the X-Men’s suits, Calvin & Hobbes’ appeal or what makes Pixar so relatable. For his latest video essay he looks at how the complex and involved subjects of science and mathematics were cleverly interwoven with humor in [...]

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Residents Living Permanently in Japan’s Cyber-cafés

Not matter what your living arrangements are you’re probably doing better than these people in Japan who find themselves living permanently in cyber cafes. It amounts to a space that’s a four square meter box with a screen and a computer, which is on offer 24/7 for anyone who wants it.

Monday, July 18th, 2016

How to Smoke a Joint – Taken from Milos Forman’s ‘Taking Off’

This scene taken from Miloš Forman’s 1971 film Taking Off has gone viral recently and it shows a support group for square moms and dads who meet to try and understand their kids who’ve run away from home. After being instructed in the best way to inhale they get to try it out and [...]