After a little old lady buys some cookies to snack on at the train station, she finds herself the victim of a snack thief when she sits next to him on a bench. Eduardo Verastegui’s lighthearted animated short film reminds us that not everything is as it may appear at first.
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With more venues requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination, you should have your vaccine card ready for inspection. Thomas Park’s Plague Pass is the perfect place to keep your card safe and accessible. The embroidered vinyl card holder comes with a clip for attaching to your backpack or bag. Holds cards up to 4.25″ W x 3.25″ H.
In 1996, the magnificent Sir Patrick Stewart appeared on an episode of Sesame Street, where he entertained and educated kids and adults alike. Press play and enjoy as our favorite starship captain and X-Men mentor recites a Shakespearean soliloquy inspired by the second letter of the English alphabet.
To promote their electric G-Class Concept EQG, Mercedes-Benz enlisted director Nina Holmgren to create a lighthearted promotional film that imagines this futuristic vehicle from the perspective of a 1970s television viewer. The style of the cinematography, color grading, and voiceover work are spot-on.
We were never ones to color inside of the lines, so we can appreciate illustrator Jordan Persegati’s out-of-the-box reinterpretation of Disney’s Frozen Ultimate Colouring Book, which he transformed into a demonic work of horror, complete with trypophobia triggers.
The Star Wars movies are so deeply ingrained into pop culture that it’s now possible to create a Star Wars movie without using any actual Star Wars footage. Paulogia proves just that by editing together Episode IV: A New Hope entirely from references in non-Lucasfilm movies and TV shows.
“Ever since Metallica cut their hair, they’ve been bad.” A narrow-minded, politically incorrect broadcaster sits in his trailer, ranting about various issues and taking credit for all of The Smashing Pumpkins’ hits in this hilarious animated short by Joe Bennett and Conner O’ Malley.
If you can believe it, September 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. To celebrate the occasion, here’s a compilation of the original promo segues that ran between shows on the late-night animation block. Soon enough, that’ll be us swimming with the old folks in the pool.
Tired of flossing your teeth one at a time? Well, Unnecessary Inventions has the solution, a gadget which can floss all of your teeth at once. While it was designed as a joke, we could totally see someone selling such a device. Though we imagine reloading the floss would take way more time than just flossing normally.
Before visitors reach your doorbell, get right to the point with the original Beastie Boys welcome mat by Happy Matz. The flocked coir mat asks the musical question “So, what‘cha, what’cha, what’cha want?” Or opt for another Beasties lyric for frequent deliveries: “mmmmm… DROP (unless it says fragile).”
Maker Ivan Miranda lives in a beautiful place in Spain. But he hates when it rains there, and he doesn’t like carrying an umbrella. So he set about the task of engineering a motorized helmet that uses a powerful motor and a turbine to blow the rain away from his body. And yes, it works in real rain.
A young engineer named Burke McGabe got it in his head to build something totally unnecessary but nonetheless entertaining. What looks like an ordinary wall clock is designed to automatically fall off the wall any time he looks at it to check the time. It’s seen better days after all of its crashes.
What strange beasts dwell within your home? It turns out not just dust mites, but there be dragons among us. Sculptor David Lee Pancake makes these wall hangings that look like dragons are trying to crawl out of your HVAC system. The two little dragons inside have light-up eyes, so they look extra creepy at night.
Because truly nothing is sacred to the warped minds behind There I Ruined It, here’s a version of Queen’s Another One Bites the Dust, mashed up with The Champs’ 1958 hit track Tequila, also known as Pee-Wee Herman’s favorite dance song. Clearly, much tequila was consumed when they came up with this idea.
We’ve heard Rick Astley’s Never Gonna Give You Up at least 1000 times. But this version posted by Christya mixes things up by transforming Rick’s sound into something straight out of a Japanese anime, minus the actual animation. Vocals by MOM0KI, annapantsu, LilyPichu, and LizzRobinett
One of the challenges with swimming pools is what to do when you’re done with them for the day. You could put a pool cover over the top, or you could do what Sons of Metallerie did, and build an entire outdoor lounge that slides over the pool when it’s not in use. Here’s the view from the seats.
After building an organ out of Furbies and an orchestra out of LEGO, musical hacker Look Mum No Computer has unveiled his latest creation, an army of interconnected Teletubbies who wiggle and giggle in sync thanks to a custom controller system. The sound of 30 Pos and LaLas is just as annoying as you might imagine.
From cooking to crime, Netflix is filled with intriguing documentaries about all kinds of subjects. Paul E.T. shows how you can easily make a Netflix-style documentary about any subject with just a few basic photography tools, some stock footage, and basic editing skills.
“Warner’s wouldn’t send a screener… so I’ve only seen the trailer.” Sweetlegs presents a rap song about Denis Villeneuve’s much-anticipated and frequently-delayed adaptation of Dune, and reminds us that fear is the mind-killer when it comes to trying to figure out if it’s going to be good or not before it comes out.
The Village People’s 1978 hit Y.M.C.A. has long outlived its disco origins, morphing into a crowd favorite at sporting events and parties, as people make letters with their arms. While the original was happy and upbeat, Melodicka Bros.’ cover version is anything but, transforming the track into a sad and introspective ballad.
We couldn’t help but think of the Apple TV+ series For All Mankind when we saw this excellent commercial featuring two astronauts competing to be first to plant their nation’s flag on the Moon. The spot was directed by Edouard Salier for Wanda to promote SEGA’s civilization-building game Humankind.
Don’t you sometimes wish there was an “Undo” key for life’s mistakes? While this invention from Joel Creates doesn’t reverse any major tragedies, it is capable of un-toasting bread that you didn’t mean to toast. It’s more of a bread rehydrator than a toast time-travel machine though.
(PG-13: Lyrics) Musicians Tom McGovern and A. Rob present a rap song about living large while watching their carbon footprints and saving gas money so they can spend it on gold chains. My Prius celebrates Toyota’s fuel-sipping hybrid, and extolls the benefits it affords its owners.