Techno-romance at its best here: this marriage proposal was shot with hidden cameras streamed live into the iPhones of friends helping the groom, so they could keep it a surprise. (Thanks Kevin!)
Bleak and captivating, Orlando Von Einsiedel’s Skateistan: To Live And Skate Kabul follows the lives of young skateboarders in the Skateistan charity project in Afghanistan. (Thanks Anthony!)
We’ve decided that we’re willing to trade leg strength and stamina for fireproof bike shorts and ear plugs (once) to ride on this AMT Micro Turbine engine-powered mountain bike. (Thanks Ugo!)
Movie mashup du jour: Willy Wonka meets Kevin Flynn. When you do think about it, getting sucked into TRON’s Grid is sort of like being stuck inside the Wonka’s chocolate factory, no?
(NSFW: Language) The guys over at The Huffington Post have realized that despite the superficiality of Hollywood, an inordinate number of characters look like sh*t. Get some rest, and clean yourself up.
How many times do you see this driving down the highway? How about never. Yep, that’s a horse in the back seat of a car. How’d they get him in there? We don’t know. At least he’s not driving.
(NSFW: Language) Maxime LuÃ¨re’s short film shows just how much of one’s life can be chronicled on the popular social network. We wonder if Alex Droner has other hobbies besides pursuing women.
Getting it done in China: swift workers completed the main structural components of the Ark Hotel in just 46 hours, and finished the building enclosure in 90 hours; that equals 2 minutes in YouTube land.
For some reason, the combination in Peter Miller’s Canon Rebel T2i video of spirited motocross skills, the evocative music of Sigur RÃ³s and the season’s luminous light has us really mesmerized right now.
The former Ohio Edison Mad River Power Plant’s 275′ tower came down, but the blast knocked it the wrong direction, snapping nearby power lines and eliciting screams; no injuries incurred, though.
Maru likes boxes. This cat doesn’t care if the box is short, tall, small, or tiny, he’s gonna figure out a way to get inside of it. Our favorite has to be his graceful entrance into the skinny bunny box.
More jaw-dropping footage by cinematographer Tom Lowe for his feature film TimeScapes. Every shot is straight out of Canon and Red MX cameras, and no CGI was used. Watch in HD.