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Video: Pentatonic Audience

Video: Pentatonic Audience

It may look orchestrated, but Bobby McFerrin is demonstrating how people intuitively sing notes on the pentatonic scale, using little more than his jumping to dictate relative pitch.

CoD Trailer: Der Riese

CoD Trailer: Der Riese

This Der Riese trailer for Call of Duty: World at War’s Nazi Zombies map is filled with cheesy one-liners and set to hideous music, but makes up for it with unadulterated undead mayhem.

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TASER® Shockwave

TASER® Shockwave

Don’t tase me, bro x 6: the TASER Shockwave is massive six-shot remote area denial device with a 20 degree arc and 25 foot range; in other words, it’s a gatling gun that fries.

Movie: I Sell The Dead

Movie: I Sell The Dead

I Sell The Dead flips the whole undead genre on its head with two grave robbers making a profit off zombies and vampires; it stars Ron Perlman and LOTR’s Dominic Monaghan.

Zombie Boot Camp

Zombie Boot Camp

Munching on brains is hard work: employees at Japan’s Ultimate Horror Maze are seen above in a Zombie Boot Camp, after reports that they were no longer scary enough.

Trailer: Mothership Zeta

Trailer: Mothership Zeta

Getting abducted by aliens tends to ruin your day, but this B-movie style trailer for Fallout 3’s final DLC, Mothership Zeta, promises the game will go out with an out-of-this-world bang.

Video: Ikea-Guillotine

Video: Ikea-Guillotine

From cost-cutting to head-cutting: pranksters reinterpret Ikea’s reputation for efficiency with SOKKOMB, an easy-to-assemble guillotine made out of solid pine with a stainless steel blade.

Butterfly Effect: EVE

Butterfly Effect: EVE

EVE Online has been around for awhile, but this Butterfly Effect trailer does a brilliant job explaining its emergent, sandbox-style gameplay; that, and it’s a feast for the eyes.

SDCC Trailer: Marvel UA2

SDCC Trailer: Marvel UA2
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Shown at SDCC ’09, this official trailer for Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 may not show anything new, but does a great job as a highly energetic and visual who’s who of the Marvel universe.

Trailer: Fantastic Mr. Fox

Trailer: Fantastic Mr. Fox

In theaters 11/13/09, this Fantastic Mr. Fox trailer feels like Oceans Eleven, appropriate considering it stars George Clooney (along with Bill Murray, Owen Wilson and Willem Dafoe).

Extreme Anti-Smoking Ad

Extreme Anti-Smoking Ad

This Extreme Anti-Smoking Ad starts off like any health public service announcement, but really takes its shock value premise to its cold, logical (some would even say robotic) extreme.

Marines: Aliens vs Predator

Marines: Aliens vs Predator

We’re big supporters of the Corps, but this Marines trailer for Aliens vs. Predator (due out next year on the PC, PS3 and Xbox 36) shows just how hopelessly outmatched they are.

DIY: Laser Harp Hero

DIY: Laser Harp Hero

Stephen Hobley wowed us with his Laser Harp, but it gets better: he’s hacked it to work with open-source Guitar Hero clone Frets on Fire, appropriately dubbing it Laser Harp Hero.

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Video: Vortex Cannon

Video: Vortex Cannon

The three little pigs don’t stand a chance: BBC One’s Bang Goes The Theory builds a gas-powered Vortex Cannon (basically an air gun) and pits it against straw, wood and brick facades.

Video: AESIR Embler

Video: AESIR Embler

It won’t be abducting cows anytime soon, but AESIR’s Embler is UFO-like in its use of the Coanda Effect to create lift; it’s part of a line of UAVs the aerospace company is developing.

Firearms: Darkest of Days

Firearms: Darkest of Days
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Sure, the gun training premise of this Firearms trailer for Darkest of Days is dorky, but you’d be missing the point: assault rifles vs Romans=best excuse ever for hedonistic anachronism.

Free: Music Catch

Free: Music Catch

Short but sweet, Music Catch is a free consumption-style game (think flOw) with a catch: it’s set to an utterly mesmerizing piano song which is cued to match the pace of the game.

DIY: Eyebrow Hat

DIY: Eyebrow Hat

Tom Jodd’s arduino-powered Eyebrow Hat is goofiness in the name of science: it’s run by an array of servos and potentiometers that adjust the pitch and height of the eyebrows.

MP: Modern Warfare 2

MP: Modern Warfare 2
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Brief yet deadly, the teaser above is our first glimpse of Modern Warfare 2’s Multiplayer mode; it introduces the AC130 gunner mode, which you can unlock as a killstreak award.

Trailer: No Impact Man

Trailer: No Impact Man

No soda, no elevators, no TV: No Impact Man is a documentary about an experiment by Colin Beavan and his family to minimize consumption while living in NYC; it’ll be in theaters 9/11.

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Space Invaders: Infinity Gene

Space Invaders: Infinity Gene

Taito’s Space Invaders: Infinity Gene is coming soon to the iPhone/iPod Touch; the retro shooter actually evolves as you play it, thanks to an Evolutionary Tree system.

Video: Kuroshio Sea

Video: Kuroshio Sea

Stunningly beautiful (and perhaps a bit sad for Free Willy fans), Okinawa’s Kuroshio Sea is the world’s second largest aquarium; the video was shot using a Canon 5D Mark II.

What’s New: Left 4 Dead 2

What’s New: Left 4 Dead 2
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This SDCC ’09 What’s New trailer for Left 4 Dead 2 shows off the game’s new infected (the spitter is gonna be a pain for campers), weapons (grenade launcher FTW) and locations.

Combat: Brutal Legend

Combat: Brutal Legend
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We finally get some decent gameplay footage of Jack Black/Eddie Rigs in this Combat trailer for Brutal Legend; it looks totally metal, with axe swingin’, riff power-ups and more.

Funny: Douchebag Magicians

Funny: Douchebag Magicians

Harry Potter takes a back seat to Vegas’ most puffed-up performers in Douchebag Magicians; Criss Angel, Copperfield, and Blaine try their hand against Voldemort with messy results.

Ultimate Maserati Garage

Ultimate Maserati Garage

If you’re one of those peons still working towards their first GranTurismo, look away now: Maserati’s Design Driven shows off the Ultimate Garage along with 125 drool-inducing entries.

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