Zero Views is an online collection of YouTube videos that are yet to take off. Although the curated concept is rather odd, the unwatched but deserving uploads are quick to surpass zero views once they’re featured on this viral site.
Flash has interactive functionality that YouTube has until now not fully utilized. Guy Dayan along with a small team of musicians and artists, has changed this with YouTube Radio, an interactive video that allows you to click on various buttons to change the accompanying music.
In response to Constantin Film AG recently making YouTube remove many of the parody clips of Hitler’s freak out scene in the film Downfall, user Plankhead has posted another video in which Hitler freaks out about Hitler videos getting removed from YouTube. The clip represents yet another little skirmish between old media and new.
Cracked just published an hilarious analysis of YouTube featuring a couple graphs and a satirical wiki-like description of the site. The breakdown of the various comments makes me laugh because it affirms what I’ve been saying for years.
Youtube have created an interactive version of Street Fighter that’s playable straight off their website. You click on the flashing buttons that crop up on the side of the video and then, somehow, your opponent is suddenly pulverised with a flying headbutt, or whatever else takes your fancy.
Why do some rivers have twisting, winding, zig-zagging paths and others don’t? Because real rivers have curves, ok maybe not, there’s actually a more scientific reason for this. In the 2-minute video below, YouTube channel ‘Minute Earth’ gives us the easy and very fascinating explanation.
Bertie Blackman, the eclectic Australian alternative singer/songwriter, is out with a new album this year titled Run For Your Life. Her latest video continues in typical Bertie-style with a clear 80s synth pop aesthetic. Bertie told us what inspires her diverse sound in her Secret Playlist.
These two brothers are caught red-handed, or purple and green-faced. Together they teamed up and decided it would be a great idea to paint themselves. Layered in a solid coat of paint, their dad does what any good parent should do: film it and upload it to YouTube for the world to enjoy.
When Chris Broad — a British guy living in Japan who’s behind the entertaining YouTube channel Abroad in Japan — chanced across Tadashii fuck no tsukaikata, a book that literally means ‘The Correct Way to Use Fuck’, he bought all the copies he could afford and went on to pass these copies to ordinary Japanese, […]
If you got to play with tubs of Play-Doh as a child, curiosity probably got the best of you on a few occasions and you ended up tasting the play dough, right? It’s salty and a little slimy but not overly disgusting. I wouldn’t snack on it, but Play-Doh tasted better than most vegetables back when I was a kid. Well, two guys (grownup guys) decided to make an entire spread of real food using just Play-Doh and Play-Doh tools.
Hardworking housekeeper and single mother of three Cara Simmons reported in for work just like any other day. What she didn’t know was that the home she was supposed to clean would actually be her new house. The elaborate, heartwarming prank was arranged by Break, a YouTube channel dedicated to the concept of paying it forward through the use of pranks.
We are in awe of this stunning new music video Rude (Zedd Remix), featuring Magic!, which was filmed at Nights by Absolut in New York City on September 12 this year. The energy, the lights, the beats, the people – it all looks like one heck of an experience. It was filmed as part of the new Nights by Absolut initiative, which sees cutting edge artists working with Absolut to put the creativity back into ‘nightlife’ via a series of inspiring artistic experiences.
YouTube user Viva Frei decided to attach a piece of bread to a GoPro as bait and see what would happen. Well, apparently, squirrels make excellent filmmakers. The hungry squirrel took off with the small camera and continued to shoot a film on the life of living in trees. Eventually, once all the shots were taken, the squirrel kindly dropped the camera back down to Viva. The bread was long gone, of course.
Going solo for the first time, POND frontman Nicholas Allbrook recently released his debut album, Ganough, Wallis and Fatuna, through Spinning Top Records. Before flying solo, Allbrook was in a string of bands: POND, Mink Mussel Creek, and Tame Impala, among others. This is Allbrook’s Secret Playlist, written in his own words.