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.
You’ve always dreamed of a professional chef to make you brekkie in the morning, but the ultimate breakfast machine is just as good. Knowing how to multi-task like a cooking ninja, this ‘breakfast center’ cooks up-and brews-all your favourite breakfast items simultaneously. You know what that means? That means the kitchen sink is no longer jam packed with dirty pots and pans after a Sunday morning cook-up.
No one thought it was possible. Until now. In the tutorial video below, YouTuber Dave Hax shows us how to draw a perfect circle freehand. The technique is so simple, it’ll make you wonder why no one thought of it before: you use your wrist, knuckles, or fingers as your pivot. From there, you spin […]
You’ve decided to play your instrument and sing your piece of music in front of a camera. You’re determined to uploaded it to YouTube in an attempt to be heard, liked and maybe even go viral for your cover of an Aussie songwriter’s one-hit wonder. Then, something unforeseen happens.
For the Co-Create series, we’ve invited six of Australia’s most talented creative talents to produce original work exclusively for Lost At E Minor inspired by some of their favourite posts on the site and using only the Microsoft Surface Pro 3. Now, Rod Smith is back for his second instalment. Check out his first work, Onwards Upwards, here. This is what Rod had to say about his most recent piece in the Co-Create series.
Bikes help the environment by not emitting air pollution, but the Air-Purifier Bike goes one step further. This electric bicycle has been designed with an air purifier built into the handlebars. Not only that, but this bike also has the ability to produce oxygen ‘with a photosynthesis system that’s integrated into the top tube of the frame’.
Jim Benton, one of the world’s greatest cartoonists, has created a series of public service announcements (PSAs) that ‘give back’ (if giving back means being snarky and hilarious). Benton makes sure to remind us to talk to our kids about smoking (and ‘like how pipes are a bit pretentious’), that seat belts save lives (‘one way is by choking bears’), and to fight global warming (by turning on the air conditioner and opening the windows).
‘I have fed species greater than you and I have starved species greater than you. … I’m prepared to evolve. Are you?’ These are the words of Mother Nature. Well actually more accurately their the words of Hollywood star Julie Roberts, speaking as Mother Nature in her installment of a new series of video releases entitled Nature Is Speaking.
BASE jumping is taken to a whole other level in this video of John Van Horne in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Not only does he jump from a massive skyscraper, but this BASE jumper makes it into the rooftop pool of a nearby building, 1,200 feet off the ground.
Walking on sand is a real pain. We’ve all been there, endlessly slipping around as we get where we’re going at about half normal pace. And that’s on flat ground, don’t even get us started about sandy hills! In Nature certain animals have evolved different mechanisms to move across sand at relative speed, none more effectively than side-winding snakes.