Entries Tagged as 'WTF'

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Causal Loop (A Time Travel Paradox) by Vsauce

A casual loop in time travel speak is a sequence of events where a certain event is among the causes of another event, which in turn is among the causes of the first-mentioned event, thus creating some weird time paradox. It’s a type of paradox that is often found in the movies, and in this [...]

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

The Hidden War Over Grocery Shelf Space

Amongst the shelves of the supermarket a hidden war is being waged, a war for shelf space—it comes down to what’s called ’slotting fees’ which are fees that manufacturers pay to retailers to get themselves on the shelves. Launching a new product onto the shelves of a supermarket can cost millions, and these fees are [...]

Monday, January 8th, 2018

Neil Hilborn – Living With “OCD”

Neil Hilborn is a poet with obsessive compulsive disorder and his performance at a poerty event took the internet by storm and has racked up over 7 million views since it was posted late last year. It’s a heartbreaking performance about falling in love, and through repetition and theatrics, Hilborn paints a painful but beautiful [...]

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

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 [...]

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Guy Gets YouTubers Faces Tattooed on His Body

There’s some meta YouTubing going on here, as YouTuber JoshPalerLin goes to the tattoo parlour to get himself four brand new tats. Tats that are the faces of four other YouTubers, namely Logan Paul, Jake Paul, RiceGum, and PewDiePie. They’re not subtle either, with two on his chest and then two more on his back. [...]

Sunday, July 16th, 2017

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?

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Is There a Disease That Makes us Love Cats?

Evolutionary biologist Jaap de Roode, who looks into how parasites and their hosts co-evolve, teamed up with TED-ED to create this video. It covers toxoplasmosis and some of the big questions around it that remain unanswered. Cases of the disease go back as far as ancient Egypt and it’s caused by a parasite that only [...]

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

8 Houses That Are Zombie Proof

Zombies might not actually exist…yet, but you never know when they might suddenly be created so the motto is: be prepared—and part of that preparation should be finding a suitable place where you and your loved ones can lock yourselves away from the zombie hordes and hole up while the world turns to ruin.

Sunday, May 7th, 2017

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 [...]

Friday, April 21st, 2017

Friday Punchy Pics

It’s time for that ‘Friday Feeling’ as you slip into the weekend zone – Here’s another delicious dose of pictographic internet hilarity to help round out your week. Specially designed for the lazy web surfer, this gallery can be browsed using just your scroll wheel finger; simply scroll down, lol, then scroll down some more. [...]

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Solutions to the Fermi Paradox or Where the Heck Are All the Aliens?

YouTube science channel ‘Kurz Gesagt – In a Nutshell’ looks at the concept know as the Fermi Paradox, which basically states that if the universe is so damn old and so damn big with trillions of stars, why have we not met any aliens yet? Or found any sign of their existence? And what does [...]