Open your eyes, look up to the skies, and see… Pokémon! Magik Mike put together this cursed mashup of the Pokémon theme song with Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody. Then Elton John shows up to launch the whole thing into space. Prefer your tracks with more drums? You’re welcome.
Awesome Funny Stuff
The sea was angry that day, my friends… an old man trying to send back soup in a deli. Each time you sip a drink from this unique glass, you’ll put the imaginary passengers on this tiny cruise ship in peril. The handblown borosilicate glass is perfect for sipping colorful cocktails with icebergs made in your freezer.
Despite what you might think, coral isn’t a plant. They’re tiny animals from the same group as jellyfish and anemones. Ze Frank provides a detailed look at these unusual creatures that live atop gigantic skeletal structures they leave on the ocean floor. Like other animals, these guys must find food rather than produce it on their own.
To celebrate the 2023 Japanese Grand Prix, drivers from Oracle Red Bull Racing battled Scuderia Alpha Tauri competed in this Japanese game show. Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez took on Yuki Tsunoda and Liam Lawson in a series of silly driving and cargo-hauling challenges in tiny Kei trucks. Mini-truck bowling looks like a blast.
(PG-13: Language) Every band has its fans and detractors. There I Ruined It created this song for people who don’t like the Red Hot Chili Peppers. The track was made using AI tech to emulate Anthony Kiedis’ and John Frusciante’s vocals – but this version of Snow (Hey Oh) has some new (and improved?) lyrics.
Anyone who follows the adventures of James Bond knows that he likes his martinis shaken, not stirred. But now we know that 007 also prefers to put his cocktails on coasters, thanks to this silly sequence of scenes digitally doctored by Dogfoody. He’s got a license to protect coffee tables from condensation.
(PG-13: Language) Inspired by GeoWizard’s treks across Europe, Jack Vincent and his buddy Matt tried to cross an entire American state on foot in a straight line. After plotting a 19-mile route across Delaware, they hiked through fields, forests, creeks, and yards, anxiously avoiding barking dogs and gun-wielding property owners along the way. (Thanks, Rob!)
While waiting for their kids at a play place, a couple overhears an argument between two customers and a concession stand worker. Rather than minding their own business, they attempt to help and make things worse for themselves. Even Hafnor and Lisa Brooke Hansen’s award-winning short film is an amusing portrait of relationships and communication.
Handling pesticides can be quite dangerous. To help protect himself, inventor Handy Geng decided to fabricate a mech suit he can wear while spraying for insects. The winged metal armor has built-in spray tips and keeps overspray off his skin, while a mask in the helmet filters out chemical vapors. (Turn captions on.)
From the late 1970s to the 1990s, George Lucas was featured in a number of ad spots for Japanese electronic brands Panasonic and Technics. On their own, the commercials are a little strange and awkward, but in the hands of editor Neil Cicierega, the weird factor just hit Level 9000.
People who keep fish as pets can go overboard with their aquariums. Not one to ever be subtle, The Q got to work building a custom aquarium that looks like an actual house. The two-story home has art on the walls, glass tanks with a connecting tube, and a garage with a tiny BMW in case any fish learn how to drive.
This metal flask from The Sneerwell collection is the perfect gift for the cantankerous guy who has everything. It holds up to 6 oz. of booze and features a patina finish that’s been applied to a stainless steel container, ensuring its contents stay potent while looking worn and weathered on the outside… pretty much how we feel every morning.
Artist Felix Colgrave is known for his weird and trippy animations, populated with strange-looking creatures. The Lost Suburbs drops us into a maze of streets where a highly energetic character keeps popping up and proceeds to take us on a wild ride. It’s not really an hour long, but you can let it play as long as you’d like.
While a standing desk is better for your back than a seated one, it won’t help you get any exercise – unless you can walk while you work. That’s the idea behind this Flexispot standing desk modded by Joel Creates. To prove that his motorized desk is a practical workstation, Joel edited this entire video while the desk was in motion.
Singer, engineer, and Indian Idol contestant Nachiket Lele has incredible vocal skills. While his performances aren’t traditional, to begin with, they’re not exactly metal. Musician Andre Antunes amped things up to 11 by adding a System of a Down-inspired guitar track. For comparison, here’s Nachiket’s original, unedited performance.
Pizza restaurants strive to deliver your pizza while it’s hot, but that’s not always possible. Colin Furze came up with an overengineered solution to the problem. Rather than insulating already-cooked pizzas, his Suzuki pizza delivery motorcycle has a built-in oven to cook pizzas while in transit. He built the oven from scratch using sheet metal and hydroforming.
The scene in Breaking Bad, when Hector Salamanca dispenses with Gus Fring, is one of the most memorable moments in the entire series. Thanks to the power of editing and VFX, Alternative Cuts put together a very different ending to that pivotal scene. Despite the video’s title, we’re pretty certain Gus didn’t make it.
Some things defy description, like these awesome slippers based on an indescribable art installation of the surreal “Glitzy Snurtle” street sweeper at Meow Wolf’s indescribably cool Convergence Station in Denver. Let it suffice to say that Snurtle Slippers keep your feet cozy and dust your floors as you shuffle around your domestic multiverse.
The latest Rube Goldberg contraption from Joseph’s Machines helps its inventor get up and going for the day. After waking him with an alarm clock to the face, it pours a cup of coffee down his throat, turns on the lights, and subjects him to what is basically a car wash for humans. It even puts Joe’s clothes on for him. Pee-Wee Herman would have been so proud.
The Auralnauts used some editing and visual effects trickery to make it look like the characters in The Matrix movies (and Wilford Brimley) are reciting the lyrics to the Vanilla Ice hit Ice Ice Baby. Take the red pill, and it’s really Queen and David Bowie’s Under Pressure.
Yeah, we know that whoopie cushions are one of the most juvenile forms of humor in existence, but they still can make the most stoic of us giggle. Novelty gift company Fred came up with the brilliant idea of combining a bookmark with a whoopie cushion, so every time you close your book, it emits a delightful raspberry.
This party game from Very Special Games asks players to come up with creative and witty text to fill in the center of a Venn diagram. Each player gets a board and draws two word cards. Everyone else competes to fill in the funniest intersecting answers to win points. Best for ages 15+ and 3 to 6 players.
(PG-13: Language) Adam Long and Adam Peterson’s warped short film drops us into a conversation between two buddies. But what starts out as an attempt to cheer up a depressed friend takes a wild turn that reveals a disturbing family secret and a critical mission to prevent the universe from ripping itself apart.