Music teacher and arranger Michael Charles Smith knows how to get the most out of the marimba, as is demonstrated by his students Preston Bushnell, Sophia Domreis, Tyler Griffith, and Baden VanHuis cover of The Postal Service’s 2003 classic Such Great Heights.
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Builder Tom Stanton attached a long vertical LED light bar to his drone, and managed to fly it horizontally to capture some cool long-exposure images. His design is based on Ivan Miranda’s light bar, but you might be able to pull off something similar with a Pixelstick.
Chief Hoonigan Ken Block is back to shred lots more tires. This epic 19 minute video featuring five tricked out vehicles across five locations, including his Focus RS RX, a Fiesta WRC, a Mustang Hoonicorn, an Escort RS Cosworth, and the Hoonitruck, a 914 hp, 1977 Ford F-150.
(PG-13: Language) Adam Sandler’s Netflix special 100% Fresh is filled with surprises – not the least of which being this heartfelt tribute to his friend, the late, great Chris Farley. It’s a cautionary tale filled with laughter and tears, and may just give you chills.
(PG-13: Language) We’ve seen some pretty impressive skateboarding videos over the years, but it turns out that it’s not always about the skill of the boarder. Jeff Won Song and guys at Thrasher Magazine share a little behind the scenes footage of how it’s REALLY done.
You’ve been hiking all day, and you deserve an ice-cold brew when you get to your destination. Keep your bottle chilled in a tiny sleeping bag you can hang on your backpack. It’s got a soft and protective nylon shell, an insulated liner, and a carabiner with a bottle opener.
After his meat-loving pal asked him if he could have something other than a cake for his birthday, Tasty’s Alvin Zhou decided to make a 30-pound burger, complete with a beautifully-toasted brioche bun, layered with cheddar and american cheese, lettuce, and tomato.
Mezco Toyz presents its badass take on Popeye the Sailor. The action figure stands about 5.5″ tall and has 28 points of articulation. It comes with six pipes, seven hands, three hats, two heads, two spinach cans, a coat, a compass, a spy glass and a duffle bag.
(PG-13) The New Yorker Encyclopedia of Cartoons: A Semi-serious A-to-Z Archive contains almost 3,000 cartoons from over a century of publication. The illustrations are split into two volumes, 250 categories and 1,600 pages. Also in deluxe and as an ebook.
(PG-13: Language) Editor Sleepy Skunk presents his annual compilation reel, showcasing some of the most intense and emotional moments from this past year’s movie trailers. While the movies themselves weren’t all spectacular, the trailers and Skunk’s edit offer plenty of thrills.
This massive structure was once used to house airships, but has been converted into an indoor resort. Located in Eastern Germany Tropical Islands features an indoor rainforest, hiking paths, waterslide, hotel rooms, restaurants, and a beach. Wonder World takes us inside.
Struggling to make ends meet, five military veterans decide to rob one of the world’s most violent cartels. Netflix’s heist film intrigues us if only for its star-studded cast: Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund and Pedro Pascal. Premieres March 2019.
Stephen Robinson of 52 Skillz met up with experts to help learn two new abilities – slacklining and yo-yo tricks. The resulting video is a great bit of storytelling, and will immediately be relatable to anyone who has ever been frustrated by learning a new skill.
The Q decided to see if he could build a larger-than-life version of a paper airplane that actually can fly. To pull off the build of his 122-inch long airplane, he ended up using polystyrene foam and glue, so it’s not exactly paper, but he scores points for airworthiness.
The second trailer for Godzilla: King of the Monsters sees the Earth reduced to ruin. Our planet has become an arena for the ultimate showdown between Godzilla, Mothra, Rodan and the three-headed King Ghidorah. We wonder who named them in this timeline.
From Obisidian, the developer of Fallout: New Vegas, comes a first-person RPG set in the future and in a space colony, like Mass Effect meets Fallout. The Outer Worlds appears to feature everything we loved about New Vegas. Drops 2019 for Windows, Xbox One, and PS4.
With lawsuits taking down musicians for sampling even the tiniest sound bites, remix artist Eclectic Method decided to see if YouTube’s copyright ID system would flag his video for including samples of less than 0.5 seconds each from more than 100 artists.
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