Entries Tagged as 'youtube'

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?

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 [...]

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

ASAPScience Explains the Science of Cheating Partners

Why are some people unfaithful? Are they born that way? Greg and Mitch from ASAPScience look at the science behind the human need to cheat in their latest YouTube video. It seems that something called “extra-pair mating” (aka infidelity) is a common human behavior linked directly to dopamine, which makes us feel happy.

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Jordan Peele Revives Obama Impression and Its Hilarious

With all those pics of Obama living it up on Richard Branson’s island, many people wondered just what the former POTUS was thinking about the current state of the US. Well, this video sort of gives you that with Jordan Peele reviving his brilliant Obama impression, albeit a drunk Obama on vacation, on Late Night [...]

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

The Sun is Slowing Down and Here’s Why

No need to panic, but scientists have noted for some time now, decades in fact, that the outer layer of the sun is slowing down. But it’s only recently that they’ve been able to understand why this is happening—it all comes down to solar radiation, the same radiation that heats the earth, but while it [...]

Friday, February 17th, 2017

The US President’s $2,614 Per Minute Transport System

If you ever wondered how the president gets around and how much it costs to transport him, this video from Wendover Productions explains all—and it’s not just about Air Force One, but about the whole process. The real problem with it is is that when traveling the president is at his most vulnerable to assassination [...]

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

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 [...]

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

17 Ways to Break Up With Your Girlfriend

Breaking up is a hard thing to do and the old ‘it’s not you it’s me’ trope gets tired pretty quickly so sometimes you have to be inventive when it comes to giving reasons as to why it’s over. If you can’t be bothered to think of any yourself then London-based comedian and filmmaker Thomas [...]

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Parkour Filmed with a Drone Looks like a Real Life Video Game

There are many inventive parkour videos out there, but this one literally puts a new perspective on free running, by shooting it directly from above like a bird’s eye view. Or, more accurately, a drone’s eye view as that’s how this video was shot which features daredevil Ilko “Ill” Iliev.

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Australian Lamb Advert Celebrates the Country’s Humor and Rich Diversity

Australians love having a BBQ and this new ad from Australian Lamb uses that as a jumping off point to showcase that, along with nodding to the many immigrants and nations who have gone on to make up their populace. It starts with a couple of modern day indigenous Aussies picking a spot to have [...]

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Comedian James Veitch on the Agony of Trying to Unsubscribe

We all have those emails that we’ve been signed up to, emails from companies at products we’ve bought that clog up your inbox, even though you’ve tried to unsubscribe from half of them a dozen times. Comedian James Veitch knows exactly how it feels, and in this amusing TED Talk he talks about his attempt [...]

Friday, December 9th, 2016

YouTube Rewind 2016 Recounts the Year’s Viral Videos

Remember the year in viral YouTube videos or were you too busy recoiling in horror at the events that took place in the shitbag that is 2016? Well, if you did miss a video or two, and chances are you did, YouTube has got your back with this, the YouTube Rewind video which features all [...]