Page Stephenson worked with Intel, Xact Trax and the OMPA to create a retrievable balloon camera rig that takes breathtaking footage up to the edge of space. A parachute helps it survive the landing.
One of the most unusual timepieces we’ve ever seen. Not only is the 4th Dimension wall clock made of concrete, its face is also a spiral staircase, representing the continuous march of time.
In Soviet Belarus, not wearing a seat belt saves you. Or at least that seems to be what happened in this crazy accident. He may have hurt his head in the process, but he could easily have lost it.
Designed by Angela Jansen, Light-Light floating lamps make use of electromagnetic components to make its top levitate. Its LEDs can be dimmed or turned off while keeping the floating effect on.
We’re not usually fans of movies which dwell in the uncanny valley, but we have to say every bit of action-packed footage we’ve seen for Spielberg’s Tintin makes us rethink our CGI prejudice.
Freddie Wong gets mugged in his latest weapon and action-laden video. But we all know by now that things don’t always go as you’d expect in his skits. Make sure to watch it until the end.
Inspired by the Corvette ZR1, this speedboat even has a Corvette dashboard with working gauges. And like a real ‘vette, it’s no performance slouch with a pair of Mercury 1350HP twin-turbo engines.
A typical YouTube clip with a little girl playing the ukulele. Despite the sappy premise, we can assure you that you’ve never seen (or heard) anything quite like this awesome edit. Don’t miss the end.
LEGO fanatics may be misled by YouTuber dunun’s enticing title, but if you love toys anyway you should still watch him show off his enviable cache of playthings, from a marble to Gobots to… LEGOs.
If there’s one thing we love at TA, it’s marching bands, so enjoy these three minutes of LMFAO’s Party Rock Anthem and choreography from the Ohio University Marching Band. (Thanks Kyle!)
We’ve featured a plethora of awesome time-lapse scenes, but our eyeballs nearly popped out of their sockets when we saw Dustin Farrell’s video, produced from raw stills from a Canon 5D2 DSLR.
Take one small step for mankind on this clever handmade wool rug from Atypyk. Measures 82 inches across, which makes it about a 1-to-1,668,331 scale replica of the moon.
Listen to old man Ezio’s soliloquy over a montage of past trials and future killing sprees in this trailer for Assassin’s Creed Revelations. As for the taking orders line – isn’t that their thing?
(Spoilers) Trouble following the plot of Episode IV: A New Hope? Nope, didn’t think so. Perhaps Mika can help set the record straight with her slightly confused, yet charming explanation of Star Wars.
…just push things forward. That’s the idea behind Chris of Ithaca Audio’s ultra-mashup which combines way too many different bits of music and doesn’t come up for air until it’s over. More here.
SLP Performance has created a new 69 piece edition of the legendary ZL1 Camaro; their vehicle boasts a custom built 427 CID engine with 750 hp, Brembo brakes and 20″ rims. (Thanks Vince!)
We’re already pretty impressed by iPhone 4S’ talking female “intelligent assistant” Siri, but we rather have this abusive, hypercritical version, voiced by Portal’s GLaDOS instead.
The world’s greatest detective may not be so good at solving riddles. The use of Christian Bale’s ghoulish Bat-voice to say stupid stuff carries the skit long after the punchline has worn off.
(NSFW: Language) Will they just hurry up and come out with this game already? Every time we see Uncharted 3, we just want to play it more. For now, here’s little bit of new gameplay footage.
With the recent passing of Steve Jobs, our other favorite Stephen (Colbert) shares some memorable moments from his own Apple gadget obsession, and his brief encounter with Mr. Jobs.
We awwwed at the dreaming puppy and slow-clapped the suave sleepy dog. Now watch this mutt show you what “half-asleep” really means, what with a lower half that has a mind of its own.
One of the apps in Adobe’s tablet optimized Touch suite, Photoshop Touch provides tools to edit, enhance and share images. Coming to Android tablets first, with an iOS version to follow later.
One of the street magicians featured in Penn & Teller’s Magic and Mystery Tour miniseries, this man dedicated his life to mastering a single trick – the ability to change masks instantly.
UNC Asheville goalkeepers Lassi Hurskainen, Dan Jackson and Paul Egle show that they’re good with their feet too as they play real life Angry Birds using stuffed toys of the pigs and soccer balls.
Mr. Jones’ The Accurate is as much a memento mori as it is a timepiece, with its hands and mirrored dial quite bluntly reminding the viewer of his mortality. Also available as a wristwatch.
This may not be the first time it has been done, but it’s nonetheless inspiring to see something as simple as a plastic soda bottle be repurposed into something much, much bigger. (Thanks, Juanjo!)
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