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How to Defuse a Shaken Soda Can

How to Defuse a Shaken Soda Can

Steve Spangler shows us how to prevent a shaken soda can from spilling its contents when opened. It has to do with nucleation points, but in summary: hit the sides of the can gently and you’re good.

The Worst Football Team in Britain

The Worst Football Team in Britain

Madron FC made headlines in 2010 when they lost 55-0 in a sport where 5-0 is considered a trashing. But they don’t let such setbacks get in the way of having fun. Also: dreams do come true.

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The Piano Tuner

The Piano Tuner

(NSFW: Language) A failed pianist takes on a job as a piano tuner. He pretends to be blind to impress his clients. A gripping film by Olivier Treiner that seamlessly shifts genres. Best quality here.

R/C Car Chase

R/C Car Chase

Freddie Wong and friends bust out the remote-controlled cars, and replicate the best of big-budget car chases in this thrilling car chase loaded with drifts and Blues Brothers-worthy cop take-downs.

Giant Spider Projection

Giant Spider Projection

Motion design artist Friedrich van Schoor shot footage of spiders running around a scale model, and then projected the shadows through the windows of an actual building.

Parking Lot Drumline

Parking Lot Drumline

The Blue Devils 2012 drumline shows of their incredible synchronization and precise percussive skills in an impromptu parking lot practice session this past Summer. More here.

The Greatest Event in TV History

The Greatest Event in TV History

(NSFW) A shot-for-shot remake of the opening sequence of Simon & Simon by Adam Scott & Jon Hamm. But if you ask us the real star here is Jeff Probst. Stick to the end for the original sequence.

World’s Shortest Freefall

World’s Shortest Freefall

Prepare for “four inches of pure excitement” as one of Conan O’Brien’s resident daredevils attempts to defeat a world record that even Felix Baumgartner wouldn’t dare attempt. Wait for the chute.

Please Move the Deer Crossing

Please Move the Deer Crossing

Last week, a frustrated citizen called a North Dakota radio station to complain about deer crossing signs. She thought they should be moved so that deer would know to cross elsewhere. Wait, what?

When Gordon Met Chell

When Gordon Met Chell

Valve’s silent protagonists come together to kick some ass in this awesome short film made by Michael Shanks. After all the crap they’ve been through, it’s nice to see the two have some fun.

Ninja Firefighter

Ninja Firefighter

This young woman was dangerously close to killing herself by jumping off of the balcony of a 12-story building. Fortunately her plans were spoiled by a sneaky fireman and his life-saving attack.

Facebook Sharing Visualized

Facebook Sharing Visualized

At first glance, you might think you were looking at some sort of organic lifeform in a petri dish, but these videos are data visualizations of content being shared virally from George Takei’s Facebook page.

West Side Saber

West Side Saber

When your a Jet-i, you’re a Jet-i all the way… That’s the tune that popped into our heads when we saw this doctored clip from West Side Story, featuring the world’s tiniest lightsaber battle. (Thanks RG!)

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Red Bull Stratos: Helmetcam

Red Bull Stratos: Helmetcam

Watch it before it gets yanked down – Here’s an unofficial snippet of Felix Baumgartner’s dizzying jump from 128,000 feet – shot with his own high-definition helmet-cam.

Batman Uses Apple Maps

Batman Uses Apple Maps

YouTube channel movieclipsTrailers pokes fun at the inadequacy of Apple’s new Maps app using clips from The Dark Knight. So that’s why Bats was all over the place in that movie. RAAAACHEEEL!

Black & White in Color

Black & White in Color

Eran Amir painted a variety of objects – and himself – gray in order to shoot a black and white video that slowly bloomed with color. Making-of here. The song is Eid Ma Clack Shaw by Bill Callahan.

Red Bull Stratos: 1:350 Scale

Red Bull Stratos: 1:350 Scale

In case you missed today’s momentous jump, sit back and enjoy this low-budget scale replication of Felix Baumgartner’s epic flight – courtesy of some LEGO minifigs and Vienna’s ModelMaker Fair.

Phantom HD x Longboarding

Phantom HD x Longboarding

With a Phantom Gold HD high-speed camera in hand, skatePHX put the camera to good use, capturing 1000fps slow-mo footage of longboarders smashing stuff in the hot desert sun of Arizona.

True Skin

True Skin

A science fiction short in the vein of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Total Recall and other dystopian sci-fi works that explore the limits of augmentation. Written and directed by Stephan Zlotescu.

Old Spice: One-Take

Old Spice: One-Take

If you ever wondered how they shot those crazy Old Spice commercials, here’s a little look behind the scenes to show how they rigged up Isaiah Mustafa to do shoot a whole spot in a single take.

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Oktokopter Showreel

Oktokopter Showreel

In addition to looking badass on his shoulder, Esben Nielsen’s eight-rotored beast captured some great bird’s-eye footage with its custom camera rig while soaring over Bornholm, Denmark this past Summer.

The Real Bears

The Real Bears

The Center for Science in the Public Interest turns the classic polar bear Coke commercials on their head, reminding us of the grave consequences of consuming excessive amounts of sugary soda.

Rubik’s Push-Ups

Rubik’s Push-Ups

Not only does this guy like to show off his muscular physique while he does one-handed push-ups – he solves a Rubik’s cube with the other hand while doing it. Next time, keep the shirt on, dude.

Westray to Papa Westray

Westray to Papa Westray

Westray and Papa Westray are tiny islands in Orkney, Northern Scotland. The plane ride between the islands is just over 2-minutes-long, making it the world’s shortest scheduled commercial flight.

Adam Savage’s No-Face

Adam Savage’s No-Face

Mythbusters host and cosplayer Adam Savage talks about how he made his No-Face – aka Kaonashi from Spirited Away – costume and the amazing experience he had with fellow fans of the movie.

Bottles Beware!

Bottles Beware!

If you’re a plastic bottle, let this serve as a warning: don’t mess with Will Keith. This bottle ninja will cut you down in an instant. Don’t try this at home, enough water has been spilled. (Thanks Ryan!)

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