(PG-13: Language) After seeing the $2 million da Vinci surgical robot, builder Michael Reeves decided that was just too much money. So he set about building his own homebrew robot surgeon. His gesture-controlled, knife-wielding ‘bot isn’t nearly as precise, safe, or reliable, but we applaud his efforts.
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After an 11-year hiatus, the hilarious Reno 911! is back. The entire original cast returns for a ride-along with plenty more inappropriate law-enforcement behavior and buffoonery. Premieres 5.4.2020 on streaming network Quibi, with new episodes for 12 days straight.
The idea of a pork patty “restructured” into the shape of ribs is just wrong to us, but that didn’t stop McDonald’s from doing it, nor did it stop millions from craving this boneless fast food oddity. Weird History dives into the origins of the McRib sandwich in this lighthearted lesson.
“They got Pop-Tarts for adults!” Novelty jam band The Cooties has a little fun at the expense of people who spend their days hanging out in coffee shops, from the overpriced exotic beans to the weird alternative milks. Oh, how we long for a crowded coffee shop right now.
When it comes to professions, being a stuntman is one that’s pretty difficult to do from home. But that didn’t stop a bunch of these action daredevils from performing a bit of fight choreography while still maintaining social distancing boundaries. The clip comes courtesy of Campus Univers Cascades stunt academy.
Dive through the layers of the Earth when you sip from Cognitive Surplus‘ geeky glass tumbler. It works best with chocolate milk or iced coffee to really show off the fossilized lifeforms as you head deeper beneath our planet’s surface. It holds 15 oz and makes a great gift for geologists, archaeologists, or anyone into science.
(Gore) We always thought that Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory was pretty morbid for a kids’ movie. But the guys at Corridor revamped the film into something even more sinister, the chocolate river running red with blood, and children meeting far more gruesome ends. Will Charlie and Grandpa even make it?
The music video for The Treble’s track No Secrets (There For You), features shot-for-shot remakes of dozens of classic 1980s music videos, from A-Ha’s Take on Me to Nena’s 99 Luftballons to Devo’s Whip It. See if you can name them all, then check your guesses in the video’s YouTube description.
(PG-13) We already know how oranges can indicate impending doom in movies, but we had no idea that fluffy pens were so symbolic. Little White Lies and editor Luís Azevedo delve into the ways in which these writing instruments have served to drive home a point for the strong women who use them on screen.
“Toastflip… Drippy cheese…” Comedian Kevin James offers his take on those auditorily-stimulating ASMR videos. Put on your headphones, crank up the volume, and drift off into a meditative coma as he fixes a delicious sandwich that’s easy enough for anyone to make.
We’ve featured of skateboarding, snowboarding, and even a few cat videos over the years. But this is the first time we can recall seeing a video that combines all three. Smagical’s kitty Taddy loves to take a ride in the snow, and he’s got just the music video to go with his extreme winter sports.
If you missed out on the Tiger King craze, it’s never too late to watch. And if you still need convincing, perhaps Screen Junkies‘ take on the insane Netflix docuseries will push you over the edge. And if you’ve already seen it, welcome back to the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park.
Despite the title, ArtSpear Entertainment’s hilarious animated trailer spoof is based entirely on movies that came out in 2019, including Aladdin, Joker, The Lion King, Aquaman, Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker, and more. We’re pretty sure John Wick threw more knives than that though.
We’ve featured lots of DIY building videos over the years, but we’re pretty sure this is the first time that the entire process was documented in animation. Woodworker Willie’s birdhouse building instructions aren’t exactly precise, but Slouch Show’s animated short is endearing, and has an amusing punchline.
(PG-13: Language) While at home on quarantine, one of the SleepySisters’ printers stopped working. So rather than get it fixed or toss it in the alley, she and her husband took the opportunity to recreate the famous printer destruction scene from Office Space. PC LOAD LETTER! WTF does that mean?
Musician Florent Ghys isn’t what you’d call your “average” classical musician. After all, he’s played music with a game of Pong and a weather forecast. So it’s not exactly surprising that he made a virtual choir out of cats, goats, and cows, then made them perform a rendition of Erik Satie’s Gymnopédies.
Carl is having a bad week at work, so his buddy recommends a new app to install on his phone to help him meditate and relieve some of the tension. The punchline in Kevin James’ comedy short film literally made us spit out our coffee, though it did also remind us a bit of a recent Rick and Morty episode.
Whether you’re a strict vegan, or just want to see a chicken wielding a switchblade, you’ll love the design of these enamel pins from Creator Toronto. The gold-plated enamel pins also include a pig with boxing gloves, a cow with a machine gun, and a bunny rabbit with a bomb, each designed to help raise awareness of animal cruelty.
“Why would you make a game based on a sitcom that last aired over 20 years ago and potentially incur the wrath of lawyers?..” Well, because Jacob Janerka and Ivan Dixon are hoping their concept proves there’s enough demand for a point-and-click Seinfeld adventure game that it actually gets licensed and developed.
While some of us are quite content to work from home, we’re sure many of you miss being in the office with your friends and colleagues. To help satisfy that longing, Kids Creative Agency put together I Miss the Office, an online plaything which emulates the ambient sounds you might hear in an office with up to 10 co-workers.
If there’s one thing lots of people are eating these days, it’s microwave meals. Sitting near the top of the nukable lunch heap are Hot Pockets. HellthyJunkFood thinks the standard portion size isn’t big enough, so they decided jumbo-size their own homemade Hot Pockets. Now with 2.5x more mouth burns!
(Gore) Vincent Gallagher’s darkly comedic stop-motion short film tells the story of the two oldest men in the world, and the jealousy that erupts from the second-place winner, who will stop at nothing to claim the prize from his twin brother, born just seconds ahead of him.
With both Animal Crossing: New Horizons and DOOM Eternal released on the same day, The Chalkeaters and singer Natalia Natchan thought it might be fun if the two games were actually one. And so, they made a song and an animated music video featuring the adorable Isabelle and her new friend, DOOM Slayer. Full song here.
The COVID-19 pandemic is nothing to laugh about, but that doesn’t mean should lose our sense of humor. Musicians Samuel Fu, Matthew Van Ness and Marin Drake, and lyricist Dana Jay Bein offer up a parody of “Bohemian Rhapsody” about self-isolating, washing your hands, and the other challenges of living in these trying times.
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