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ESPN SportsCenter Compilation

ESPN SportsCenter Compilation

ESPN has made a ton of skits for their long-running This is SportsCenter campaign. YouTuber Kobe24Bryant1324 compiled some of the funniest ones. Find more on ESPN’s YouTube channel.

A Finger, Two Dots Then Me

A Finger, Two Dots Then Me

A man bids farewell to his lover and tells her of his upcoming adventures in the afterlife, all to pass the time while he waits for them to be reunited. Written and performed by Derrick Brown.

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Fun with a Stopwatch

Fun with a Stopwatch

Biff Henderson is the stage manager for the Late Show with David Letterman but he’s also appeared on the show, including this hilarious bit back in 2001 about testing people’s patience.

Matt Cain’s Pitch Accuracy

Matt Cain’s Pitch Accuracy

Mythbusters’ Kari Byron and Tory Belleci join S.F. Giants’ rockstar pitcher Matt Cain as he destroys objects flung into the air with his precision fastball. Best line: “Oh, god. The cheese!”

Time to Go

Time to Go

Seamus Spilsbury and the gang at Oh Yeah Wow created this painstakingly-animated stop-motion clip for Wax Tailor and Aloe Blacc, as a crocheted quadropus(?) makes its way through the city.

Cat on a Bike

Cat on a Bike

While most cats would dart off a moving bike in a heartbeat, this dude’s kitty faithfully hangs on while he rides his bicycle all over Philly. the backing track is Ratatat’s awesome Wildcat. (Thanks OrionFyre!)

Expectation vs. Reality: Drinking

Expectation vs. Reality: Drinking

(PG-13) The ads for alcoholic drinks make it seem like getting inebriated is a classy affair. But the Ecuadorian comedy group Enchufe.tv knows what really goes down when you get drunk.

Cat Special Forces

Cat Special Forces

A collection of videos showing cats climbing, swinging and oftentimes failing, courtesy of YouTube’s animal video curator ignoramusky. That last kitty redeems all of his fallen comrades.

Star Wars Flashmob

Star Wars Flashmob

Shoppers and passersby at the Wallraf Square in Cologne, Germany were treated to a surprise performance of the Star Wars main theme by the WDR Symphony Orchestra. Busking like a boss.

The Blob

The Blob

Filmmaker Devin Graham and his friends have fun with a huge WaterBlob at Lake Powell. This guy is living the life. The awesome airborne shots were taken with a ContourROAM 2 action camera.

Human-Powered Helicopter

Human-Powered Helicopter

Engineers at the University of Maryland are working on a massive, lightweight copter which can lift 10 feet off the ground, entirely on the power of a single pilot – with eyes on the elusive Sikorsky prize.

Hunting Lessons from a Seal

Hunting Lessons from a Seal

(Gore) Photographer Paul Nicklen talks about a strange trip to Antarctica and his encounter with a leopard seal in which this vicious predator displayed surprising compassion for a human stranger.

Stealing People’s Phones

Stealing People’s Phones

Here’s the daring YouTuber LAHWF with another one of his social experiments, aka pranks. Fortunately for him the kids at Brigham Young University are so nice. They even smile when chasing burglars.

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The Big Electron

The Big Electron

An inspirational mashup from melodysheep. The video mixes speeches from the late Bill Hicks and George Carlin, comics who transcended comedy and became evangelists of unity and understanding.

Transfer

Transfer

A schoolgirl goes through an extreme case of deja vu in the crazy music video for Transfer, a song by Japanese pop group Livetune. This is probably what Run Lola Run would be like if it were an anime.

The Audition

The Audition

(NSFW) You’ll need to crank the volume for this performance by Celia Rowlson-Hall dedicated to anyone who’s ever jumped through hoops to please someone. It’s painful to watch, but it’s so true.

Ponte Tower

Ponte Tower

Originally built for high-income residents, South Africa’s Ponte City Apartments was an icon of decadence that turned into a symbol of decay. Now it’s a metaphor for social and economic inequality.

World’s Deepest Indoor Pool

World’s Deepest Indoor Pool

YouTuber lolphin’s video of Nemo 33, an indoor swimming and diving pool in Brussels, Belgium with a maximum depth of 113ft. The songs are VCR and Islands, both by The xx.

Dissolving Electronics

Dissolving Electronics

Scientists from Tufts University and the University of Illinois have developed circuits that could melt into nothing after a certain amount of time, ideal for medical purposes or for keeping landfills empty.

Mission 26: The Big Endeavour

Mission 26: The Big Endeavour

Cinematographer Matthew Givot and friends shot this stunning time-lapse video of the Space Shuttle Endeavour’s final mission, a slow journey through the streets of LA. Best watched in full-screen.

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Red Bull Car Park Drift (Live)

Red Bull Car Park Drift (Live)

Tune in at 11:50am EDT on 10/19 for Red Bull’s drift competition taking place in Jordan’s Dead Sea – loaded with burning rubber, flying dirt, and an ample dose of hooning from 12 talented drivers.

The Sound of Cylons

The Sound of Cylons

(NSFW) YouTuber Saul Tigh pays homage to the all-consuming Battlestar Galactica with this frakkin’ awesome parody of Simon & Garfunkel’s song that’ll have you spamming the replay button.

Water Condom Head Balloon

Water Condom Head Balloon

The Slow Mo Guys – or at least one of them – have fun with an improvised torture device. We’re not sure when they crossed the line, but we think they’re not out to make slow-mo videos anymore.

10 Incredibly Strong Insects

10 Incredibly Strong Insects

We’ve all heard how ants can lift an insane amount of weight, but did you know there’s a bug that so strong you need a drill to crack its shell? Or one that can jump up to 140 times its own height?

Insane Bike Jump

Insane Bike Jump

Either the guy in this video is the craziest daredevil we’ve seen in a while, or his pals who shot the video are awesome VFX artists. Here’s the ramp he launched from, but we want helmetcam footage!

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