We’re not sure of the health implications of eating steak cooked in molten copper, but it’s still cool to watch as this raw T-bone is cooked to within an inch of its life as YouTuber Tito4Re douses it with hot liquid metal. Cooking rice the same way doesn’t work quite as well.
“You’re telling me this bad news? I’m gonna make the best art I’ll ever make. Goddammit, you know, I’m gonna do it.”Steven Erra was diagnosed with tunnel vision when he was in college and is now legally blind. But that didn’t stop him from pursuing photography.
Volkswagen’s Trailer Assist is an optional parking assistance technology that automatically handles the steering when you’re parking in reverse with a trailer hitched to your vehicle. It’s a clever tool, though VW may have exaggerated a bit in its commercial.
Vocalist Mike Tompkins teamed up with members of The Harlem Globetrotters to put together this fun a capella version of their theme song, using nothing more than voices, bouncing basketballs, and foot stomping to create the multilayered track.
A mesmerizing look at the dexterity and speed of a GROB-WERKE CNC milling machine, as it sculpts a solid block of metal into a precision part. The way it moves the object to meet the cutting blade is like a robotic ballet. More here.
Artist Howard Lee shows actual objects beside his photorealistic hand-drawn copies, then he breaks the illusion and gives us a glimpse at how he drew the copy. You can render his trick useless by pausing the video, but it’s still fun to watch.
A look at how Rodrigo Sfreddo created the Modern Gaucho, a knife made of damascus steel and ironwood. It received the American Bladesmith Society’s 2016 International Master Smith Knife of the Year. And we just earned at least three future Jeopardy! answers.
The Slow Mo Guys loaded up a drill bit with several colors of wet paint, then captured the ensuing spatter with their high-speed camera at up to 2500fps. The spiraling paint drops are cool, and they could probably sell the artwork they created at a fancy gallery now.
Writer/director Joe Sill and Whitelist Production’s unofficial fan film does an amazing job capturing the spirit of the Star Wars universe, combining action, drama, effects, and a dramatic setting that looks like they borrowed The Force Awakens’ location for Jakku.
TED-Ed’s Erez Garty explains why bread is fluffy, vinegar is sour, wine is tasty, and Swiss cheese has holes in it. Yes, many of the foods that we enjoy are made that way because of tiny microorganisms and bacteria that create wonderfully yummy by-products.
Ian Pons Jewell’s awesome bad trip music video perfectly matches the imagery with the deep down beats of Valentino Khan’s dance floor banger, as faces are contorted to the beat of the music. And then there’s the chick with the tentacle eyeballs. Your nightmares miss you.
Members of the Canadian Brass let their fingers go flying at breakneck speeds in this classic footage from one of their performances of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s high-speed orchestral interlude. A more recent incarnation of the group shows off their chops here.
“So you’re really good at heating up soup.” Cooking shows can make preparing food look easy, but Epicurious reminds us that it’s not that simple. Watch as a professional chef tries to guide a clueless man using only his voice.
(PG-13 Language)ADHD envisions the origin story of Mario as if it were Goodfellas, and our favorite video game plumber were portrayed by Joe Pesci. Am I here to f**kin’ amuse you? Yes, Mario. Yes, you are.
YouTuber afteritakeashower tweaked the climactic scene in The Empire Strikes Back where Darth Vader tells Luke about their connection, turning Cloud City into a Looney Tunes playground. That’s what you get for disobeying Yoda.
“Every moment that he had ever seen, at the touch of a button could be played back on a screen.” The world becomes addicted to the perspective of a boy who had a camera for a face. Spencer Brown’s satirical fairy tale is this generation’s The Truman Show.
“Sign up now and we’ll send you this handy pamphlet on embracing delusion and living a lie.” The latest episode of Fox Sports’ annual double-sided NFL burn craps on Vikings fans, Johnny Manziel and more with the help of the evergreen Betty White.
Drone flyer Bapu FPV shows off footage he captured during his flight through the crazy neon-tinged course at the XDC_2 race which was recently held at Zappos HQ in Las Vegas. Skip to 1:11, then stick around after the race to watch his drone take on a Mustang.
What do Adam Sandler, Pablo Escobar, and an electric fan have in common? They’ve all got shows on Netflix. The streaming video giant follows up its yule log with an hour-long video of, well, an oscillating fan. Yeah we watched it. So what.