Video

Video is the slightly edgier brother of film. He has a better sense of humour and fun but he doesn’t stick around for long. For that reason we need to always be watching to bring you the freshest, funniest, coolest, most unbelievable and most astounding videos – the type that spread like a bad case of swine flu.

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Get to know your British accents in a minute and a half

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Video on Monday 21 April 2014

Want to speak the Queen’s language? Know your London cockney from your Somerset drawl? Dialect coach Andrew Jack gives us the lowdown on accents of the British Isles and with astounding accuracy. Take a look as Jack’s voice changes ever so slightly with the movement around England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Ireland, and Scotland. Being a […]

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This Indian PSA tells people to take their ‘poo to the loo’

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Friday 18 April 2014

Unicef has released a clever PSA to put a stop to the public defecating on the streets. According to the campaign, 620 million Indians are pooping out in the open every day, which adds up to 65 million kilos of poo! Unicef says, ‘So, if you give a shit about this issue, then don’t scrunch […]

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Polite aussie construction workers shout words of empowerment to women

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 18 April 2014

In this video, Australian construction workers scream to random women on the street empowering statements like, ‘I appreciate your appearance as just one aspect of who you are!’ and ‘I’d like to show you the respect you deserve!’ And the topping on the cake: ‘You know what I’d like to see? A society in which […]

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Now showing: a 19th century painting… in 3D!

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Monday 14 April 2014

While vacationing in Napflion, Greece, digital artist Zsolt Ekho Farkas was challenged by his wife to recreate a 19th century painting in 3D. And as you know, gentlemen, whenever your wife challenges you to render a 19th century painting into a 3D masterpiece, you never back down! It took him two months to turn Benczur […]

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Watch what happens when Irish performers are given an unexpected audience to showcase their talents to

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By Lost At E Minor in Video on Saturday 12 April 2014

Stage fright. We’ve had it at some point in our lives, usually when we’ve had to get up in front of an audience and wow them on the spot. But would that stage fright be worse or lessened if you didn’t have all day, week, or month to worry about it beforehand? That’s the interesting question our friends at Heineken set out to address when they tested the courage of a handful of amateur Irish performers by inviting them to what they THOUGHT was an intimate casting to showcase their unique talent. Ha! No way.

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Freaky! Emma Watson unmasks to reveal Sofia Vergara

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By David Gaz in Video on Thursday 10 April 2014

Stop. Just watch this right now. Simultaneously terrifying, baffling and thankfully, not real – ‘Emma Watson’ is unmasked to reveal… Sofia Vergara. What? The clue to this not being real is the hair kinda melting away. But that’s probably enough Internet for me for awhile.

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A brand video that mocks all the advertising clichés in every brand video

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Thursday 10 April 2014

Stock footage company, Dissolve, is promoting their brand by using ad clichés to poke fun at other brands that use ad clichés. A bit confused? Watch the video and you’ll understand. ‘This Is A Generic Brand Video’ is a parody of every promo video out there that has used clichés like ‘walking on the beach, […]

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This student’s pregnancy prank on her professor deserves an award

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Wednesday 9 April 2014

Students at Aquinas College in Michigan were able to exact sweet, sweet revenge on their professor – who made them answer phone calls on speakerphone – by turning the tables on him. On April 1, a female student’s phone rang, prompting the professor to apply the said punishment. Everything becomes awkward from there as ‘Kevin from the Pregnancy Resources Center’ introduced himself.

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Guys doing their girlfriend’s makeup

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Tuesday 8 April 2014

Sooo. What happens when guys take over their girlfriends’ beauty routines? A lot of misplaced makeup! This hilarious video is brought to you by the funny people of BuzzFeed and features a handful of guys trying (in vain) to apply foundation, rouge, eyeshadow, eyeliner, and lippy – with hilarious results. Before watching this, I had […]

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Check out what happened in this Guest of Honor social experiment

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By Lost At E Minor in Video on Tuesday 8 April 2014

Last month Heineken put on a mind­blowing interactive theater show at New York’s The McKittrick Hotel. It was part play, part choose­your­own­adventure mindwarp, with an eclectic cast of characters who encouraged the audience to become a part of the show.

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8 million flower petals flooded the streets of a town in Costa Rica

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Tuesday 8 April 2014

Would you believe none of this involved CGI? The 8 million petals that rained down on a small town in Costa Rica is as real as it gets. This weird phenomena is part of Sony’s new 4k TV marketing campaign, in which they partnered up with ad agency McCann and photographer Nick Meek, to make the fantastical scene come to life.

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Are you on the list? Starbucks gets a bouncer (kinda)

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Monday 7 April 2014

Starbucks’ clientele has been known to be a little, err, pretentious. So what happens when Starbucks installs bouncers at their coffee houses? Well, Starbucks hasn’t gone that far (yet), but New York comedian Jena Kingsley has!

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A skydiver nearly gets hit by a meteor: extraordinary world first! [VIDEO]

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By Tristan Rayner in Video on Saturday 5 April 2014

Nowegian Anders Helstrup has captured one of the most astonishing moments in skydiving history – clear footage of a thumping meteor whooshing past him at 300km/hr, all on video. Helstrup jumped from a small plane that had taken off from from Østre Æra Airport in Hedmark. [This post first ran on our tech and gadget website, Techly]

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Let this kid enlighten you with all the bad words he knows

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Thursday 3 April 2014

Think back to when you were a child and all those crazy bad words you knew. The ‘sh’ word, the ‘f’ word, perhaps even worse. This little kids makes us laugh with all the bad words he can come up with in the presence of his dad. Like, ‘butthole’, ‘butthead’, ‘butt crack’, ‘butt nose’, ‘butt […]

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Roller-blading subculture takes over London shopping centre by night

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By Milo Sumner in Video on Monday 31 March 2014

Smooth Floors & Open Doors is the latest film from 32LDN, an ongoing video project that asks the question: ‘What does it mean to be a Londoner in the 21st Century?’. The answer comes in 32 short films, each peaking into London through a different window and telling the stories of it’s 8 million inhabitants. […]

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