The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab rehabilitation center is working on a wheelchair that will let users move while either sitting or standing. A belt integrated into the armrest lets the user move as well as adjust the wheelchair’s height.
If you thought the expressions beatboxers make while producing sounds were weird, wait till you get a load of this. Tom Thum allowed a doctor to place an endoscopic camera with a view of his throat while he beatboxed. The video is equal parts fascinating and disgusting.
36-year-old Arrow star Stephen Amell joined the celebrity edition of American Ninja Warriors for Red Nose Day and breezed through the obstacle course. We want to see Jackie Chan fall and stumble his way through. While fighting 55 bad guys using a broom and a pail.
(Gore) Kaptainkristian highlights what David Fincher so deftly hides: the director’s extensive use of CGI and other digital effects in his films. From the Winklevoss twins to digitally perfected hair, Fincher stealthily bends reality in service of the story.
While we love “Weird Al” Yankovic for his silly novelty songs, he’s got other talents too. Here, he pays a tribute to the late George Harrison with a fantastic performance of What Is Life during George Fest. Randumbify did a great editing together various cellphone vids.
The Action Lab shows off a cool property of polyethylene glycol, a chemical with a crazy high molecular weight. As a result, they stick together in very long chains, so once he pours out a little bit of the liquid, the rest follows on its own, much like metal beads do.
Animator Marty Cooper aka Hombre McSteez’s latest clip features another motley crew of silly cartoon characters interacting with real world objects, from a barfing washing machine to a tiny moose we wish would take care of cleaning the goo from inside our microwave too.
Besides Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, one thing that’s been consistent in Gorillaz’ ever-changing 16+ year run is the use of samples. Kirima Nagi put together this video which catalogs some of the many sound bites which have made their way into the group’s tracks.
(PG-13: Language) A man shows up claiming to be a time traveler and demanding that you perform a series of tasks. Do you go along with his requests, or risk world annihilation? Corridor’s latest video was aptly described by a commenter as “Basically Rick and Morty.”
Action movie stars like Gal Gadot spend months training and building their fitness to perform in fight scenes. But Conan O’Brien figures he can do it much quicker with the help of Gal’s personal trainer. One thing’s for sure – Conan can deflect CGI bullets like a boss.
Wisecrack is back with another deep-dive into the Rick and Morty multiverse. This time they break down the classic episode The Ricks Must Be Crazy, and how Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland’s use of good story structure makes each episode as satisfying as possible.
From iconic museums to a bed and breakfast shaped like a dog, Mental Floss trivia master John Green welcomes us to the salon to school us on some truly strange and wonderful structures worth visiting around the globe. Also, we just love to say the word “googie.”
One of Google’s lesser known products is this 55″ 4K digital whiteboard, designed to make brainstorming ideas across the globe easier, faster, and more fun. The Verge went hands on with this cool new collaboration tool. The initial software seems imperfect, but it’s still slick.
You don’t have to speak a lick of Norwegian to enjoy this video from Norway’s central bank to celebrate new currency which bears the image of one of the nation’s most important natural resources – the cod. The spot was inspired by a classic 1980 video by the same guys.
We can’t imagine how much time it took, but Mikhail Kramer replicated all of the major scenes from T2 using Grand Theft Auto V and a number of custom models. It’s been condensed to just an hour, but it’s still incredible. If nothing else, watch the canal chase sequence.