Entries Tagged as 'WTF'

Monday, August 29th, 2016

The U.S. Town With No Cell Phones or Wi-Fi

As hard as it is to believe at this stage of the 21st century, there is a town in America which has no cell phones or wi-fi—it’s called Pocahontas County in West Virginia and it falls within the National Radio Quiet Zone. That’s because it’s home to the Green Bank Telescope which measures radio waves [...]

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Russian Soldiers Create an EPIC Avalanche by Firing Artillery at a Mountain

In North Ossetia this is how the Russian military use artillery to dislodge avalanches and you’ve got to admit it’s pretty effective and impressive. Although it’s doesn’t come without its dangers and is obviously an extravagant way to use artillery. And just look at the way they just stand there and wait for it to [...]

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Full Contact Sword Fighting Isn’t for the Faint-Hearted

So it seems full contact sword fighting is a thing, a thing that involves attacking fellow practitioners with steel swords and axes, which looks as dangerous as it does epic. The good news is that at least they wear full body armour and helmets to lessen those blows raining down on them, no doubt there’s [...]

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

What is it with Those Russians Dangling From Buildings Videos?

YouTube channel Internet Comment Etiquette explores the internet video subgenre that focuses on Russians dangling from buildings. No doubt you’ve come across one at some point or another, but what gives? What is that they find so appealing about precariously gripping onto the edge of really tall buildings and filming themselves?

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Incredibly Dangerous Sword-Swallowing Act from British Talent Show

Alexandr Magala is a a street performer from Moldova and in this video he shows off his sword-swallowing abilities, and will probably make you wince a fair few times too. Magala was performing on Simon Cowell’s show Britain’s Got Talent and decided on this death-defying act which had the judges hiding behind their hands.

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

New Age Parody Ultra Spiritual Life Hilarously Satirizes Essential Oils

Exercising and eating right might seem like they’re the way to good health, but they won’t be able to do the work of essential oils. Actually, yeah they will but what would that do to the essential oil industry? AwakenWithJP, the perfectly pitched YouTube channel that expertly parodies New Age health gurus, takes aim at [...]

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

Hilarious Behind the Scenes in the Returns Department at a Sex Toy Warehouse

You have to feel sorry for Jackie in this video who works in the returns department at a sex toy warehouse, meaning her day-to-day interactions are generally with used sex toys. It’s no surprise that she wears gloves then. She also gets to read people’s reasons for returning their objects of desire. Oh my. The [...]

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

10 Horrifying Stories Behind Your Favourite Disney Movies

We all love Disney movies growing up, getting lost in their magical movie worlds and lovingly realised animation, but they come from dark places as this video reveals. Because most of the Disney movies are based on actual fairy tales and legends that aren’t as pleasant as the cutesy versions that we all know and [...]

Monday, January 11th, 2016

Freaky Human Spiders Battle Freaky Winged Skeletons in Animation ‘Hominid’

Brian Andrews’ short animation Hominid imagines a bizarre world of flying human forms and giant human spiders, that are presented as though you were watching the video with x-ray vision. Meaning you can see through these creatures and peer into the skeletal workings that go on under their bizarre exteriors.

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Showry, the South Korean Food Pr0n Satirist, Wishes You a Happy 2016

In South Korea there’s a whole subculture devoted to “food porn” where men pay to watch women eat food. That is, of course, weird enough already, but to make things extra weird is Showry, the YouTube star who satirises food porn by filming herself writhing around in ketchup and all kinds off edible goods.

Saturday, January 2nd, 2016

Guy Creates Bizarre Game So He can Narrate the Ridiculous Story of Castle Griffinsteed

Using the GameGuru app in Steam YouTuber Jerma985 has concocted this very funny but ridiculous narrative centering around a place called Castle Griffinsteed. It plays fast and loose with the Medieval setting, swapping swords for shotguns when the mood takes, but it’s nine minute of pure entertainment.

Monday, December 28th, 2015

The Best and Freakiest Japanese Commercials of 2015

If there’s one country that knows how to do insane WTF commercials it’s Japan, and this year they haven’t disappointed. In fact, they excelled themselves, showing that they’re very much still at the top of their game, as you’ll be able to tell from this best-of roundup from 2015’s selection.