The title of Studio des Aviateurs‘ silly animated short film translates to “An Eye for an Eye.” It takes that name quite literally, as it follows the adventures of a one-eyed pirate and his one-eyed crew whose lack of depth perception (and common sense) lands them in hot water over and over again.
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Mary Had a Little Lamb is one of the easiest songs to play on the piano. But can you play it while lying in bed with your keyboard on the other side of the room? Korean YouTuber 이름미정 has figured out a method that involves taping lengths of string to the keys, then yanking downward on them from across their bedroom.
These miniature 3D collectibles are inspired by Topps’ classic Wacky Packages bubble gum. There are 60 parody products in Series 1 and 72 in Series 2, as well as some rare variants. Some of our favorites include Cap’N Crud Cereal, Moron Salt, and Skimpy peanut butter. Sold in 5-, 15-, and 20-piece blind box assortments.
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.
Photographer and artist Jonna Jinton lives in Northern Sweden, where frigid temperatures prevail in the winter. In this lighthearted video, she shows us what it’s like to hand wash laundry in these extreme conditions, using a frozen lake as her washing machine, and trudging through the snow to dry (or freeze) her wet clothes.
The guys at Russia’s Garage 54 have done some pretty insane things by hacking apart cheap cars. In this experiment, they wanted to see if they could harness the torque generated by the axle of a LADA and fling objects with a lever attached to its rear wheel. We bet it would be more fun to launch the car.
Zack Snyder’s Justice League is finally out, and while it does improve on the theatrical version, it’s filled with long and drawn-out moments which don’t really add to the story. rikk tv pokes fun at Snyder’s style and slow pacing with this 4-minute-long clip of him checking his mailbox. Presented in its original 4:3 screen ratio.
As we’ve seen before, Kevin Parry loves his visual trickery. He’s also quite good at making stop-motion animations. In this short clip, he fools us into thinking he’s pulling off jumps and flips on a trampoline, when in fact, he’s just wriggling around on his floor. We’d be covered in dog hair if we tried the same on our hardwood floor.
While shining a new customer’s shoes, a young man discovers the person sitting on his shoe shine bench might be the suspect in a horrible crime. But will his discovery lead to his own peril, or will he eliminate the evidence before he’s found out? Kevin Haefelin’s award-winning short comedy is good for a quick laugh.
Nope, that’s not a typo. This silly desktop organizer from Fred looks like a tiny U.F.O., complete with a tractor beam. A magnet in the bottom of the saucer makes it look like the aliens are abducting the appropriately cow-shaped paper clips. We bet the fluorescent acrylic would look sweet under black light.
Editor The Unusual Suspect loves to cut up movie dialogue and reassemble the pieces into the lyrics from pop songs. After entertaining us with Lou Bega’s Mambo No. 5, he’s created a music video for Wham’s equally cheesy earworm Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go using clips from 189 different movies.
When it comes to superstitions, letting a black cat cross your path right up there on the list. Mitzi the black cat comes with her own soundtrack as she walks across a keyboard, performing an appropriately creepy and dissonant piece of horror movie music to set the stage for any bad luck she might be bringing.
“You need to be a little more drained of life… like you’re crushed by the monotony of existence.” Joel Haver’s latest clip hilariously imagines what it might be like if fantasy characters or aliens made movies about people living ordinary lives here on Earth.
Is your day feeling like a dumpster fire? Embrace the chaos with this desktop organizer from Fred. It’s made from MDF wood done up in an authentic dumpster color scheme. It offers a place to store pens, pencils and includes 100+ flame-shaped notecards. Just don’t actually light it on fire.
This asymmetric strategy game drops players into a world where deep space miners must gather crystals that happen to be inside of giant alien beasts. It can be played with 0, 1, or 2 players (yep, it has a no player mode). The miner’s goal is to gather all of the crystals, and the beast’s objective to digest the miner with bacteria.
We’re already up to 25 official James Bond movies. Now, 007 is back in his blandest film yet. Dogfood edited together this Bond flick entirely from stock video footage, incorporating the not-so-secret agent’s trademark cars, girls, and gadgets, along with an unexpected bedroom shootout scene. (Thanks, Kieran!)
(Spoilers) By the time we finished watching WandaVision, we were in love with the series. But, like many of you, we were perplexed by the first couple of episodes, and didn’t know where the journey might take us. Screen Junkies offers their take on the emotional rollercoaster that has us very excited for MCU Phase 4.
Are you sick and tired of conference calls? Zoom Escaper can help. The website works with virtual audio device software to intercept your microphone on its way to conferencing apps, and can inject annoyances like an upset baby, construction, barking dogs, or a crackly connection to get you off the hook.
With movies like Inception, Interstellar, and Tenet to his credit, Christopher Nolan isn’t exactly known for simple storytelling. Comedian Michael Spicer pokes fun at Nolan’s typically convoluted plots with this video entitled “That Scene in a Christopher Nolan Film When You Give Up Trying to Follow the Story.”
When is a flute not a flute? When it’s a street barricade, of course. Musician Xavier Lozano demonstrates as he performs a brief piece of music on a metal barrier he drilled out to work as a wind instrument. Lozano is known for his ability to transform unusual objects into musical instruments.
(PG-13: Language) Meet George. He works at a convenience store. He greets customers all day long, but he has no friends. George’s big problem? He’s a computer. After attempting to understand a human’s sense of humor, George upgrades his firmware, resulting in a malfunction. Matt Vesely’s short sci-fi comedy is well worth a watch.
The guys from How Ridiculous take a momentary vacation from tossing stuff off of a tower to play some golf. While on the fairway, they performed various destructive and unscientific experiments, including testing many hollow-core doors and panes of glass they could drive a golf ball through.
Musician Clint Robinson puts on his best red cardigan and comfiest sneakers to rock out a death metal version of Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, the theme song from the classic kid’s program Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. We’re pretty sure Clint has scared all the children off of his block.
Having worked on movies like Kubo and the Two Strings and Missing Link, animator Kevin Parry loves visual effects. When he’s not working on feature films, he makes his own illusion videos. Here’s a compilation of some of his best edits and tricks from the past year. He also owns the world’s only portal trampoline.
Musician Moritz Simon Geist creates music with the help of robots. For this performance, he set up a pan filled with hot oil, popcorn, and sensors that triggered strikes on a drum kit each time a popcorn kernel burst open. The resulting beats are definitely giving us a jazz fusion vibe.
Can’t get enough of your own face? Firebox makes these fun personalized aprons that are printed with dozens of copies of whatever face you upload. They make a great gift for chefs, bakers, and artists of all sorts. It doesn’t have to be your face, but that might be weird.