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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A fascinating look at how prosthetic eyes are made, veins and all

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Video on Thursday 16 July 2015

These days, prosthetic eyes are so expertly made that you’d have a tough time telling the difference between a real eye and one created by a craftsman. The work that goes into making these prosthetics is astounding and at London’s Moorfields Eye Hospital, more than 1,400 customised prosthetics are created every year.

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Twinkle Tush will hide your cat’s imposing butt from houseguests

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By Rachel Oakley in New Products, Video on Thursday 16 July 2015

Mother Nature played a trick on us when she created cats. They look oh-so adorable from the front, but walking away, things get awkward. Nobody likes a cat butt hole making eye contact with them. So do yourself (and your houseguests) a favour – pick up a Twinkle Tush.

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Baby goat takes on bull in a David and Goliath showdown

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Wednesday 15 July 2015

Don’t let anyone tell you size matters, especially after watching this hilarious video of a baby goat taking on a massive bull.

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Breathtaking aerial views of cities around the globe

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Wednesday 15 July 2015

If you thought stock videos were generic and boring, you might want to take a look at what Shutterstock recently produced.

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Zebra shows off unbelievable singing talent just to get treats

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Wednesday 15 July 2015

Move over, Taylor Swift. America’s found its newest music sensation. At the Natural Bridge Caverns Wildlife Ranch in Texas, there lives a zebra that’s got some talent. To get treats from tourists, it sings its heart out, even serenading them with, ‘I love you!’ and ‘mamamama!’ Of course, this spectacular performance wouldn’t be possible without the […]

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Homeless man draws the crowds in with his epic piano playing

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Wednesday 15 July 2015

When a homeless man sat down at a public piano on the streets of Sarasota, Florida, nobody expected him to know a single tune. But Donald Gould – who goes by the name of ‘Boone’ – proved there’s much more than meets the eye.

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Kitty adorably fails at sneaking a drink from the faucet

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Tuesday 14 July 2015

Cats hate water, right? Right? Maybe not, according to this video of an adorable kitty trying to fetch a drink from a faucet and getting completely drenched.

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Watching these prickly cactuses bloom is incredible

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Video on Tuesday 14 July 2015

When someone mentions the word ‘cactus’, we don’t usually think of big, blooming flowers, but the echinopsis cactus is just that. Native to South America, this cactus plant is capable of blooming incredible flowers that will make any rose gardener envious!

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Cutest thing you’ll see all day: an orphaned duckling who thinks he’s a dog

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Monday 13 July 2015

This video will hit you right in the feels. Big time. Vegeta is a four-week-old orphaned duckling who thinks he’s a dog. 

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YouTube blogger inspires us with her beautiful and confident video

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Friday 10 July 2015

People seem to have a lot more courage when they’re behind a computer screen. Some use it for good, others for trolling, as beauty blogger My Pale Skin (aka Em Ford) knows all too well.

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Proof that cats are slightly crafty

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By Low Lai Chow in Video on Thursday 9 July 2015

First of all, this video of a house cat whispering to a dog and giving it a head massage to get it to relax is just plain weird. But, oh, the voice dubbing certainly helps us make sense of it. That cat isn’t just going to get all the biscuits, the world is giving it […]

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This is what would happen if we had velociraptors as pets

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Wednesday 8 July 2015

Having your very own raptor squad might seem like a pretty rad idea, but in a video by YouTube channel ‘We Have A Dinosaur’, it shows that even just one of them can already be quite a handful.

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This stunning video celebrates all the colours of life

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Tuesday 7 July 2015

Sometimes we can take the wonders of the world for granted. Like all the beautiful colours around us in the flowers, the trees, on clothes, on billboards – you name it, there’s colour. So The Mercadantes went ahead and produced a video that reminds us of this beauty.

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Wow! Lighting in slow-motion really shows us the power of Mother Nature

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Saturday 4 July 2015

Don’t get on Mother Nature’s bad side. Because if you do, she might just strike you with her fury. And judging by this video, it was one particular fish that got on her bad side!

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Wild chimps are drinking palm wine in West Africa and are displaying signs of being drunk

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Friday 3 July 2015

Chimps have finally discovered the joys of alcohol, in the form of palm wine. We’re feeling very proud! A study published in the Royal Society journal Open Science has detailed how wild chimps of Bossou in Guinea are ‘partial to a little tipple of palm wine’ and with some drinking so much that scientists report behavioural signs of inebriation.

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