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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Traveler documents the wonders of Vietnam, will make you want to go there ASAP

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Sunday 3 May 2015

Rome-based digital director Oliver Astrologo set out on a 1650km north to south journey of Vietnam, filming the most breathtaking sights the country has to offer.

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Guy interrupts ninjas anonymous meeting and pays the price

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Sunday 3 May 2015

How would you know if you’ve accidentally interrupted an important meeting between ninjas? You don’t. You just die. In the found footage below, a guy stumbles upon a Ninjas Anonymous meeting. Seeing the room empty, he decides to linger a bit until it’s all a little too late.

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Guy walks through Shanghai as everyone else walks in reverse

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Sunday 3 May 2015

It can be pretty easy to lose your individuality when you’re walking amongst a crowd of 24 million people. That’s why in his latest video, ‘Walk in Shanghai’, filmmaker JT Singh tries to set himself apart by walking forward as the rest of the city walks in reverse.

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Fears: a short animation on the upside of being afraid

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Saturday 2 May 2015

We’ve been taught that fear is bad, and in most cases, it is. But could it be good as well? For her graduation project at Vancouver Film School, animator Nata Metlukh created an animated film that reflects on this much-vilified emotion.

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This is what everyday life in Berlin looked like after WWII, in full colour

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Saturday 2 May 2015

In a short film called ‘Spirit of Berlin’, we get to see a rare sight: everyday life in the war-torn city in vivid colour. Captured just two months after the end of WWII, the film shows civilians attempting to return to normal life by cleaning the streets and picking up debris from fallen structures.

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Blind mom-to-be ‘sees’ her baby for the first time, thanks to 3D printing

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Saturday 2 May 2015

Word of advice: grab a box of tissue before watching this. In Brazil, a blind mother-to-be was given a heartwarming surprise that she never thought would happen: she ‘saw’ her unborn baby.

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Guy accidentally makes sculptures after pouring molten aluminium into watermelons

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 1 May 2015

Probably the only time you can waste a perfectly-good watermelon. YouTuber ‘The Backyard Scientist’ recently discovered a new form of art: aluminium watermelon sculptures.

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Video of a guy jumping across building ledges is absolutely insane

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 1 May 2015

Look away now if you’re afraid of heights or incredibly stupid stunts. In the video below, a parkour enthusiast runs across a series of ledges on the side of a building. No one knows for sure if he had a safety harness attached or not, but the guy still deserves a round of applause for […]

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Fascinating claymation video shows a human head decaying in just seconds

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 1 May 2015

Who knew clay could make us ponder about our own mortality? In this stop-motion video called ‘Clayhead’, designer and animator Isak Akerlund creeps us out as he shows a human head almost instantly losing its features as it decomposes into a skull. The realism of the sculpture already makes it eerie, but it gets more […]

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Disturbing child abduction prank shows how your kid could easily be taken

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 1 May 2015

A kidnapper’s secret weapon? Apparently, it’s puppies. In the video below, YouTube prankster Joey Salads conducts a social experiment wherein he shows how easy it could be for strangers to abduct children.

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Watch as this rescued tiger duo swims for the very first time

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Wednesday 29 April 2015

Carli and Lily are two magnificent tigers. They were among many other animals that were confiscated by the Department of Environmental Conservation in New York Stats back in 2014. The conditions the two had been living in were deteriorating by the day, with both tigers going without food and water for several days.

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A fitness trainer responded to hurtful comments by photoshopping her body step by step

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Saturday 25 April 2015

Physical trainer Cassey Ho is in excellent shape. But that didn’t stop the hateful and hurtful comments pouring in over the way she looks. In a powerful anti-cyber bullying video, Cassey reaches out to those who have gone through the same as she did – not feeling good enough because of how you look.

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This is what swimming through a tunnel made of millions of fish looks like

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 24 April 2015

If you’ve ever needed a reason to sign up for scuba diving lessons, this is it. In the GoPro video below, a William Mitchell goes diving into the enchanting waters of Silversides in Grand Cayman. The footage is nothing short of breathtaking, with the diver being enveloped by a tunnel made of millions of silverside […]

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What the last meals of Julius Caesar, Jimi Hendrix, and Napoleon Bonaparte looked like

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 24 April 2015

I guess you could say that these last meals really look… heavenly. In his project ‘Last Suppers’, director Gus Filgate of Little Fish Films gives us a visual history lesson on what the last meals of famous people looked like.

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A lady selling roses on the subway got the surprise of her life by a generous stranger

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Thursday 23 April 2015

Hooray! This shows that New Yorkers do have hearts. While riding the subway with a basket full of coloured roses, one man stopped a woman and asked how much they were. She simply told him it was a dollar for a single rose or $11 for a dozen.

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