• VW Beetle Travels The World 3 Times And Is Still On The Road [Video]

    “Once More. The Story Of VIN 903847,” may be a half hour commercial for Volkswagen, but it’s also a powerful documentary featuring the iconic Beetle. The video, from VW Canada, chronicles the history of a 1955 Beetle whose original owner drove it around the world three times. The car, now on its third owner, is still on the road and used for adventurous voyages. Volkswagen has also set up an interactive version of the movie at Once More.

  • Platform 46: The Biggest Tablet You’ll Ever Need [Video]

    Last year the Ideum and 3M teamed up to build the Platform 46, a coffee table with a 46-inch touch display. Utilizing 3M’s 46-inch multitouch display that is impervious to light interference and Ideum’s top of the line touchscreen table build, Platform 46 only had one problem: it ran Windows 8. Widows 8 is a fast, stable operating system, but it’s a giant change from previous Windows builds, scaring away many users. Now Ideum and 3M have announced Android support for the Platform 46, enticing users familiar with the hugely popular smartphone OS. Platform 46 is available from Ideum, starting at $6950.

  • Insane Formula 1 POV Video

    French Formula 1 driver Simon Pagenaud strapped on a camera and went for a drive around California’s 2.3 mile Sonoma Raceway, allowing us to see what it’s like driving a  2.2-liter twin-turbo V6 Honda Indy car. I’ve got to say, it doesn’t look that hard. I have hours of practice on Gameboy’s F-1 Race (the game that came with the 4-player adapter), and I’m fairly certain I could drive that just fine without dying in a horribly violent wreck.

  • Free Solo Climb At 1500 Feet [Video]

    Last month, American rock climber Alex Honnold complete the first free solo ascent of Mexico’s El Sendero Luminoso. That’s 1500 feet up without rope, harnesses, or any other safety gear. This clip is just a preview of the full video which will soon be released on The North Face’s YouTube channel. I don’t know if I could watch a longer video without having a heart attack. It must have been especially difficult for Alex Honnold to make the climb considering his gigantic balls knocking into the wall.

  • Crazy Russians Climbing Shanghai Tower [Video]

    Looking for something to make you nauseous on your lunch break? Boy do I have the video for you! We’ve shared quite a few photos of Russians climbing every building they come across and now they have scaled the second tallest building in the world, Shanghai Tower. How were they able to accomplish such a feat? Their ingenious methods were explained in a blog post: Few months ago me and dedmaxopka planned to travel to Chinese largest cities, starting from Hong Kong and ending in Shanghai. Our maing goal was the tallest construction in the world – Shangha Tower, which is still under construction, it’s height is little over 650 metres at the moment, which makes it second tallest building after Burj Khalifa in Emirates. Knowing about strict Chinese laws, we prepared quite thoroughly for this and chose the most approriate date – Chinese New Year. During this holiday security was less vigilant, there were no workers on the site and construction cranes didn’t work. We sneaked into the site during the midnight, then climbed 120 flours for two hours and had to sleep almost 18 hours on the site waiting for a good weather.

  • Bizarre Video For Achy Breaky Heart Rap Remix

    I’m sure I’m not alone when I say I’ve wanted nothing more for the past 22 years than a rap remix of Billy Ray Cyrus’ “Achy Breaky Heart.” No, wait, I mean I’ve wanted everything more than that. Well we had a good run without that happening but now Cyrus, or BRC as his new rapper friend Buck 22 calls him, is back with “Achy Breaky 2.” And if the song wasn’t bad enough on its own, there’s even this video with a lengthy introduction from Larry King warning us about an alien invasion. The only explanation is that Billy got into Miley’s stash. Maybe they can go on a father/daughter rehab trip. I smell a reality series!

  • 6 Iconic Images Recreated In One Uninterrupted Shot [Video]

    The Sunday Times, one of the classier British newspapers (no page 3 girls), has released a new ad that takes 6 classic images from fine arts, cinema, TV, and music and combines them into one flowing shot. It’s like one of those crazy Michel Gondy music videos from the 90s condensed into 50 seconds. After watching the ad, also check out the “making of” video that shows the ad from a stationary camera set far back on the set. The amount of work that goes into such a short but complicated video is astounding.

  • Winning Your Breakup [Video]

    The funny folks at Upright Citizens Brigade have come up with the ultimate breakup management company, Victory Incorporated. Imagine a complete takeover and makeover of your social network profiles to give the appearance that you’re happy and you’ve moved on when in reality you’re at home, in your filthy sweatpants, watching that episode of 90210 where Brenda keeps listening to “Losing My Religion,” while you eat pint after pint of Ben and Jerry’s Chunky Monkey. Victory Inc may not make you feel better, but it will make your ex feel worse. Honestly, this could be a legitimate business. I’d be tempted to use it.

  • Reporter Confuses Samuel L Jackson and Laurence Fishburne While Interviewing Samuel L Jackson [Video]

    Watch as Los Angeles entertainment reporter Sam Rubin confuses Samuel L Jackson with Laurence Fishburne while interviewing Jackson live on air. Rubin quickly apologizes and tries to steer the conversation towards Robocop, but Jackson doesn’t let him off so easily. On the bright side, there may be a new job opening for an entertainment reporter at that station.

  • Breaking Bad Facebook Lookback Video

    Take a break from watching Facebook look back videos of your friends who travel to exotic places or have happy families and watch this spoof featuring Breaking Bad’s Walter White. Watch as the entire critically acclaimed drama is summed up in a silly video. The use of “LOL” and “YOLO” really change the attitude of the show.

  • Mike Judge Returns To TV With Silicon Valley [Video]

    Mike Judge, the comedic genius behind “Beavis and Butthead,” “King of the Hill,” “Office Space,” and “Idiocracy,” is returning to TV with the HBO comedy “Silicon Valley.” The premise, involving a bunch of computer nerds with brilliant ideas but no social skills to sell themselves, is hardly new territory, but Judge’s take is sure to be refreshing and quite vulgar. The show doesn’t premier until April 6, but HBO has been kind enough to leak this teaser trailer and it looks hilarious. It can’t be any worse than “The Good Family,” right? Remember that? Of course you don’t.

  • Just How Big is Google? Huge. Google is Huge. [Video]

    With Google acquiring more and more tech companies, their presence is becoming ever more ubiquitous. With their current forays into artificial intelligence and robotics, are we getting closer to a Terminator-esque Skynet situation? Probably not. But this video presents the facts about Google’s many business acquisitions and the reasons behind them without falling into David Icke “lizard people” territory. There may be many questions as to the tech giant’s ultimate goal, but one thing is for certain: Google is huge.

  • Heavy Metal Performance Ends With Broken String…On A Piano [Video]

    Classically-trained Ukrainian pianist Viktoriya Yermolyeva has made a name for herself on YouTube as “vkgoeswild” for her incredible renditions of popular rock and heavy metal songs performed on the piano. Recently she was featured on the ultimate heavy metal cruise experience, “70,000 Tons of Metal”-a 5-day festival on a cruises ship in the Caribbean. While performing her version of the Black Sabbath classic “War Pigs” live for the very first time, Yermolyeva’s dynamic playing resulted in a broken string on the piano and a bruised finger on the pianist. Watch more of her amazingly talented videos on her YouTube channel “vkgoeswild.”

  • Ice Sledding In Russia at 96 MPH [Video]

    Anyone can sled down a snowy hill and it’s plenty of fun…if you’re a little baby. Now Russia has taken sledding to the next level by strapping the sled to a speeding car while the sledders try their best to not die. Between this and the Russian city climber we posted pictures of today, I think its time Russia has their own Olympics involving all their crazy sports that the rest of the world doesn’t have the balls (or lack of safety concerns) to engage in.

  • Celebrities Read Mean Tweets: Part 6 [Video]

    Jimmy Kimmel Live recently returned to one of the best bits on late night TV with a sixth installment of “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets.” Kimmel hopes that the segments will raise awareness of the pain caused by anonymous hating on celebrities in a public forum. You can really see the pain in the eyes of these helpless actors. The most hateful of the tweets comes from Kimmel himself, about his arch nemesis Matt Damon.

  • An Honest Facebook Movie [Video]

    Those damn Facebook “look back” videos just won’t stop. Every time I log in, I am greeted with a dozen new videos from people I barely remember that for some reason I click on. I’ve yet to see one that impresses me and I’m ever so smug about not making one myself. With that being said, the steady stream of videos parodying the look backs are incredible, like the Rob Ford one we posted earlier this week. Instead of creating a fake look back for someone, this video takes the honest route and gives a much more authentic impression of the increasingly useless social network.

  • Amazing Flyover of Antarctica [Video]

    With the winter many of us are currently experiencing, you’re probably thinking how you never want to see snow again. Well you are wrong, buddy. Snow covered landscapes can still be beautiful, just as long as they’re not in your backyard. Take a look at this video of a flyover at Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica at the Italian Mario Zucchelli Research Station and fall in love with snow all over again.

  • Full Length Crowd-Sourced RoboCop Remake [Video]

    Are you pissed off that another one of your favorite childhood movies is being remade by Hollywood with the release of RoboCop next week? Instead, try watching this fan-made, crowd-sourced, scene by scene remake of the already perfect 1987 Paul Verhoeven original. 50 different filmmakers, both amateur and professional, were given different scenes from the original to re-shoot in their distinctive style. This remake has way more heart than anything Hollywood can churn out, and I for one would definitely buy that for a dollar. For more info on the film, check out Our RoboCop Remake.

  • Celebrate Bob Marley’s Birthday With This Iconic Concert [Video]

    On this day in 1945, iconic musician Bob Marley was born in Jamaica. Although his life was tragically cut short when he died of cancer at the age of 36 in 1981, his creative output has left an indelible mark upon the world. From his early days as a soulful ska singer to his worldwide success as a reggae ambassador, Marley is much more than just someone who’s picture is hung up next to a “take me to your dealer” poster in a dorm room. Taken from his final tour, the following concert video features Bob Marley at his biggest as an international superstar. Filmed in Dortmund, Germany on June 13, 1980, and broadcast on German TV, this was the biggest tour in all of Europe that year. The first 4 songs are performed by the I Threes, featuring Marley’s wife Rita, then Bob takes the stage performing some of his biggest hits. 

  • Rob Ford’s Facebook Look Back [Video]

    If you haven’t jumped ship and left your Facebook profile to rot in the social network graveyard with your Myspace page, then you have seen your friends posting their “Look Back” videos. If you’re not familiar, it’s a video Facebook generates for you that’s supposed to be a sentimental look back at your time on the site. Really it’s just a sad reminder of all the time you spent on the site. At least some folks are doing good things with it. Here’s a funny look at what troubled Toronto mayor/crack enthusiast Rob Ford’s “Look Back” would look like.

  • Zombies Attack New Yorkers [Video]

    AMC’s hit show “The Walking Dead” returns for its fifth season on Sunday night. To get the word out about the post-apocalyptic zombie program, AMC did the hip thing to do these days and scared the hell out of people around New York City. To accomplish this, they transformed a bunch of actors into zombies and had them reach out through sewer grates on the sidewalk and grab unsuspecting passersby. Fun!

  • Philip Seymour Hoffman Wrestles With The Concepts of Happiness, Love, and Death [Video]

    With the sudden, unexpected death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman from a heroin overdose on Sunday, the Internet has become overrun with differing opinions on the matter. Some feel like a drug addict is being glorified. Others feel Hoffman is receiving more sympathy than other addicts who are equally deserving. No matter what your thoughts are on the matter, you’ve got to admit that his death has sparked discussion on addiction. We are fortunate enough that Philip Seymour Hoffman, being an extremely popular actor, was often in the public eye. Through his work and interviews, where he was often candid about his issues, we get a view of addiction that many of us would never see. Such is the case with this discussion between Hoffman and philosopher Simon Critchley filmed at the Rubin Museum of Art on December 17, 2012. The two explain the nature and illusion of happiness, love, and death, an especially prescient dialogue considering recent events.

  • The Harrison Ford Entire Career Super Cut [Video]

    In a career that has spanned nearly 50 years (his first appearance was as a bellhop in 1966′s “Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round”), Harrison Ford has made a shitload of movies. And after watching this supercut of every film he’s appeared in up to 2013′s “Anchorman 2,” it’s safe to say that many of those movies, such as “Anchorman 2,” are shit. Sure, there are the classics like the Star Wars Trilogy and the Indiana Jones Trilogy (that “Crystal Skull” nonsense is best forgotten), but there have also been some real turds. Remember “Hollywood Homicide,” his buddy cop film with Josh Hartnett? Of course you don’t. Until I watched this, I had forgotten Josh Hartnett ever even existed.

  • Badass Lawyer Commercial Or Revenge Film Trailer? [Video]

    Savannah based lawyer Jamie Casino made this commercial that aired during the Super Bowl in Georgia that explains how he went from ruthless defense attorney for all sorts of nefarious types to heroic defender of the underdog/personal injury attorney. The serious ad looks more like a trailer to a revenge/action flick. His name, Jamie Casino, even sounds like some sort of vigilante like The Punisher’s Frank Castle. It’s a serious story, involving the murder of Casino’s brother, but the execution is so bizarre and over the top that it seems like Hollywood fiction. All I know is the downtrodden citizens of Savannah are lucky to have Jamie Casino on their side.

  • Richard Sherman 30 for 30 Mockumentary Starring Frank Caliendo As Everyone

    Frank Caliendo, best known for his decade long stint on Fox NFL Sunday doing impersonations of NFL personalities (usually John Madden), is back in this ESPN 30 for 30 mockumentary about Richard Sherman. Watch Caliendo brilliantly take on Jon Gruden, Bill Belichick, Mike Ditka, and many others. He even goes back to his MadTV days with appearances from former presidents George W Bush and Bill Clinton.

  • A Brief History of Sampling [Video]

    Jonny Wilson, better known as Eclectic Method, is a master when it comes to remixing music and video. He has worked with some of the biggest names in music, including U2, Fatboy Slim, Brian Eno, and Phish. In his latest video, he takes a look at the history of sampling and presents it in a novel, flowing narrative made up of some of the most recognizable snippets of music in the history of hip-hop and dance music. Watch the video then check out the rest of Eclectic Method’s work on tumblr.

  • How to Make a Grilled Cheese Sandwich With a Hotel Room Iron [Video]

    So you’re at a hotel and you’re hungry but you don’t want to blow a bunch of money on room service of dubious quality: what are you going to do? You could go to the vending machine and load up on vintage Planters Peanut Bars, but the dental bills may negate the savings from not ordering room service. Why not cook your own meal? Using ingredients you can find at any convenience store and the oft neglected iron found in your room, you can make a grilled cheese sandwich by following this video from CrazyRussianHacker. A Russian using American cheese to make a sandwich? Perestroika at its finest!

  • Amazing Mid-air Rescue Of Unconscious Skydiver [Video]

    Seconds after leaping out of a plane, skydiver James Lee was struck on the back of the head by another skydiver and was knocked unconscious. Two colleagues noticed something was wrong with Lee and maneuvered over to him. Once they got Lee in a safe position, they deployed his parachute and he landed safely. He came to with no memory of the near catastrophe. Would you skydive again if you were James Lee?

  • 45th Anniversary Of Last Live Beatles Performance [Video]

    On January 30, 1969, The Beatles gave a performance on the rooftop of the Apple Records building at 3 Savile Row in London. It would be their last live performance. The band was joined by “fifth Beatle” and keyboard genius Billy Preston and video of the show would be included in their “Let It Be” film. Police put an abrupt end to the performance after 42 minutes due to the noise and commotion the band was causing in midday London. Watch the historic show below and witness how tight they were, especially considering they hadn’t played a concert since San Francisco’s Candlestick Park in 1966.

  • Jimmy Kimmel Asks People For Their Reaction To State Of The Union Address Before It Aired [Video]

    Nobody wants to look like a moron on camera, so when you are interviewed about your reaction to the State of the Union Address, you are probably going to lie your ass off about it as best as you can. But before you start weaving your web of lies, just make sure you are aware of when the address was scheduled to air. Sadly, these folks were a bit ignorant of that fact and end up looking even dumber than if they had just admitted to not watching or caring about it. ‘Merica!