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Starting a 737

Starting a 737

A highly abridged walkthrough of the many cryptic buttons and knobs pilots must use to start up a Boeing 737 jet. You’d think that with today’s tech, they could just punch in a destination, but these complex machines require significant manual input to fly.

Riding The Monster

Riding The Monster

CoasterForce shares an impressively crisp and immersive 4K video of The Monster, a new roller coaster located at Adventureland Iowa, complete with a crazy 101° vertical drop, crazy banks, and five inversions. The nighttime off-ride footage is worth watching too.

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Driving K.I.T.T.

Driving K.I.T.T.

Regular Car Reviews takes us on a ride inside the cockpit of a replica of the Knight Industries Two Thousand, the car driven in the ’80s classic Knight Rider. Pretty much everything about the modded 1982 Pontiac Trans Am is impractical, but we still love it. Full review here.

Hot Wheels Road Trip

Hot Wheels Road Trip

YouTuber 5MadMovieMakers used over 200ft of Hot Wheels tracks, a GoPro Hero4 Session and sharp editing to make it seem like his toy car was teleporting across a wide array of locations – including underwater! – in this fun video.

On the Roofs: New World Centre

On the Roofs: New World Centre

Our favorite trespassing tower climbers somehow got sponsored by beer maker Tuborg to illegally climb Hong Kong’s New World Centre. The 869ft building is currently undergoing renovation, but on the roofs managed to make it on top undetected.

Squirrel Steals a GoPro

Squirrel Steals a GoPro

We’re not sure what it is with animals and action cameras, what with seagulls, octopi, and lions taking a liking to the gadgets. Recently, Viva Frei set the diminutive GoPro Session camera on the ground in a park, and a squirrel decided to take it for a trip into the trees.

Drone Race at Night

Drone Race at Night

GoPro shares this dazzling onboard footage from drone racer Tony Thompson at the Phoenix Cup. The nighttime race’s best part is undoubtedly its neon-lit and multi-altitude race track. We’re getting closer and closer to Wipeout IRL.

F1 Racer Eye Tracking

F1 Racer Eye Tracking

The Sahara Force India Formula One team had their driver Nico Hülkenberg wear a Tobii head-mounted camera with eye-tracking sensors while practicing. The resulting video points out where Nico spends most of his time looking as well as his incredible focus and reflexes.

2016 Pikes Peak Winner POV

2016 Pikes Peak Winner POV

After winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans just one week earlier, driver Romain Dumas headed to Pikes Peak Colorado and flew through the course in just 8:51.445 in his Norma M20 RD Limited Spec racer. The footage is shaky as hell, but still completely amazing.

Subaru WRX STI: Flat Out 2016

Subaru WRX STI: Flat Out 2016

Watch Mark Higgins’ record-smashing run around the 37-mile Isle of Man TT road course in his track spec 2016 Subaru WRX STI. He zipped around the deadly course in just 17m 35s at an average speed of 128.73mph, besting his own 2014 record by nearly 2m and 12 mph.

Toccatina Op. 40 Piano POV

Toccatina Op. 40 Piano POV

Pianist and composer Nikolai Kapustin is known for his unique virtuoso pieces, which fuse the playful chaos of jazz with the perfectionist stamp of classical music. Pianist Dimitry Masleev demonstrates Kapustin’s music in this first-person performance of Toccatina Op. 40.

RC Airplane Show Aerial POV

RC Airplane Show Aerial POV

YouTuber Mr Steele returned from the 2016 Joe Nall RC airplane show with footage that’s possible only through a camera-equipped drone and one hell of an operator at the controls. The song is The Glow by Big Data.

Rachel Atherton POV Downhill Run

Rachel Atherton POV Downhill Run

You’ll believe a bike can fly in this epic run from Rachel Atherton, as she sets a record 10th victory in a row at the 2016 UCI Mountain Bike world cup, tearing down the course at breakneck speeds, over rocks, roots, and other obstacles without so much as flinching.

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Porsche 718 RS Hillclimb

Porsche 718 RS Hillclimb

Petrolicious recently shot a great documentary about a race-winning Porsche 718 RS 60, and its driver Derek Bell. Now, they’ve posted what is possibly the best bit – a five minute reel of Bell driving the classic Porsche at speed that makes us feel like we’re riding in the car with him.

SpaceX Falcon 9 POV Ocean Landing

SpaceX Falcon 9 POV Ocean Landing

SpaceX just launched a communications satellite to space using its Falcon 9 rocket. For the third time in a row, the rocket’s first stage booster landed in the ocean on a drone ship. This brief time-lapse from an onboard camera shows the booster’s descent.

A Hot Lap in The Dodge Viper ACR

A Hot Lap in The Dodge Viper ACR

We recently got to speed around the famed Road America circuit in the new 2016 Dodge Viper ACR with pro driver Chris Winkler. Thanks to its amazing aerodynamics, grippy tires, and insane 645 hp 8.4L V10, this street-legal Viper can go around a track faster than any other.

Drone Wars

Drone Wars

Corridor Digital created an awesome Star Wars fan film using on-board POV camera footage captured from drones, combined with exterior shots and VFX. The drone pilots from Rotor Riot deserve an award for maneuvering around that bridge. Behind the scenes footage here.

Blue Origin: Landing POV

Blue Origin: Landing POV

Amazing first-person footage of the Blue Origin’s New Shepard spacecraft as it makes its way through Earth’s atmosphere and safely lands on the ground 339,178 feet below. We loved hearing all the sounds it makes on its journey. See just how fast it was coming in here.

LEGO Railroad POV

LEGO Railroad POV

True to his name, YouTuber TrainGuy 659 made a 164ft-long LEGO railroad system in his house, looping from a bedroom, across the living room, around the yard and back. His minifigs might be afraid to ride on it though.

Softcore Henry

Softcore Henry

The Frost Bros parody the first-person action film Hardcore Henry with the transformation of a man from being below average… to average. Seriously though this is already a dream scenario for us. And now we have to watch that Nike soccer ad for the millionth time.

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On the Roofs: Lotte World Tower

On the Roofs: Lotte World Tower

The trespassing duo On the Roofs infiltrated South Korea’s Lotte World Tower and climbed to the tip of the crane that was on top of the 1821 foot-tall skyscraper. Needless to say, the building’s administration didn’t appreciate the “urban ninjas'” Instagram boasts.

Climbing Iceland

Climbing Iceland

Adventurer Klemen Premrl takes us on a tour of some of Iceland’s most astounding natural structures, made from ice and volcanic rock. We’re still blown away every time we see the blue-green color of naturally-occurring ice.

Airsoft Sniper Rampage

Airsoft Sniper Rampage

(PG-13: Language) YouTuber NOVRITSCH and his buddy took down an entire squad in their recent MilSim West airsoft game. They waited until their opponents got tired of looking for them and set up camp to eat. Our question is, why would you rest out in the open?

Hardcore Harry

Hardcore Harry

(PG-13: Language) PistolShrimps promotes the first feature-length first-person film Hardcore Henry by adopting the movie’s style to Harry Potter‘s story. This is the future of cinema: an in-your-face experience where you’re surrounded by yes men and walking expositions.

Nigel Sylvester: GO! Los Angeles

Nigel Sylvester: GO! Los Angeles

After riding through the streets of New York City, pro BMX biker Nigel Sylvester goes to the West Coast, taking us on a whirlwind tour of Los Angeles with the help of the city’s rich and famous.

Ice Cross Downhill POV

Ice Cross Downhill POV

First-person footage of an insane sport called Ice Cross – in which athletes perform stunts and race through a luge-like downhill course wearing ice skates. This footage is from this past winter’s Ice Cross Downhill World Championship in Quebec City, Canada.

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