Yes, you heard us right: Morgan Freeman explains science on YouTube

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By Annie Churdar in Video on Friday 22 November 2013

Watch as Morgan Freeman explores the deepest, darkest corners of science. In this series, Through the Wormhole, Freeman guides us through Astrophysics, Astrobiology, Quantum Mechanics, String Theory, and more. The show brings together the toughest questions, brightest minds, and most current answers. Watch some of the episodes on Youtube to get your science fix for the day.

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Suicide: an illustrated video by Álvaro de Campos

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By Gem in Video on Friday 1 November 2013

This is a video reading of a Portuguese poem translated into English, illustrated with drawings and photographs. The topic is a little grim, but the verses are true and the art in the video matches the audio reading well.

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Video of one man doing handstands everywhere

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By Annie Churdar in Video on Tuesday 24 September 2013

Here’s an uplifting video of one man doing handstands everywhere. He decided to strike the same pose all over the world and mix it together with music to create this pseudo-inspiring video. My favorite part is when he starts walking down the street on his hands and a man passes him without a second look. […]

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Movies People Watch in Movies

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By Annie Churdar in Video on Tuesday 24 September 2013

Can you name that movie? And that one, too? This video montage of Movies in Movies is a magical collection of film highlights all with one theme in common: going to the movie theatre. With uplifting music and a fast pace, the video gives a sweeping yet brief history of cinema within other movies. It’s […]

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Slow motion hip hop flying battle between kittens and puppies

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Film on Friday 20 September 2013

Millions of years from now, future humans will uncover this video and discover a few things about their ancestors. Some of these would be: 1. We worshipped cats much like the way we believe the ancient Egyptians worshipped cats; 2. We equally worship dogs. Because fluffy balls of fur and unconditional love; 3. We gathered […]

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Mezmerizing video of soy sauce psychedelia

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By Annie Churdar in Video on Monday 2 September 2013

Ruslan Khasanov was busy making wok for dinner when he fell down a rabbit hole of psychedelic art. Blame it on the soy sauce that fell into his oil while cooking. The stuff would form dark beads and refuse to mix with oil. Five hours later, Khasanov had added a rainbow of inks to create stunning […]

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96-year-old writes a beautiful love song for his late wife of 73 years

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By Annie Churdar in New Music on Thursday 29 August 2013

Fred Stobaugh didn’t know the first thing about how to write a song or upload a video to YouTube. But his raw emotion took control as he began to pen lyrics to a love song for his late wife, Lorraine. ‘After she passed away, I was just sitting in the front room one evening by myself, and it just came right to me almost. I just kept humming it and singing it. It just fit her’, Fred explained. [watch this moving video here]

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Made For You: haunting music by Niia

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By Tes One in New Music on Saturday 6 July 2013

This hauntingly beautiful and surreal track“Made For You by Niia is equally matched in mood and direction by director Tony Kaye (American History X). Inanimate, intense and kind of insane, Made For You is available on iTunes.

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Surfing killer whales

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By Annie Churdar in Video on Wednesday 26 June 2013

This video is crazy! Can you imagine being chase by killer whales? Well, that’s what happened to this couple when they took a vacation to La Paz, Mexico. While out on their mall dive boat, about 20 killer whales began “surfing” behind them and performing tricks like jumping out of the water.

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Boy’s sex fantasies in videogame style 3D for the new Is Tropical music video

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By Nicola Smanio in Video on Thursday 30 May 2013

In this brilliant, and perhaps a little disturbing, video for Is Tropical, the crazy heads at Megaforce came up with the idea of showing a boy’s sexual fantasies… videogame style! It gets crazier and crazier (too crazy perhaps?) as the video goes on, so much so that it’s actually been banned from YouTube.

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Stunning stop-motion music video for Sad Feel by Eiko

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By Joyce de Gruiter in Video on Thursday 21 March 2013

This is a handmade stop-motion video with over 600 photos by Amsterdam-based artist Elza Jo for the debut single, Sad Feel, by Eiko, a Japanese singer songwriter. The volume of images in the video hits like an automatic machine gun. Magical.

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New Merz album: No Compass Will Find Home

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By Merz in New Music on Wednesday 5 December 2012

This is the new Merz album I made after re-locating to Bern, Switzerland. I wrote all the songs in a huge old school–turned arts atelier space. If there’s a classroom-y feel about the songs, then that’ll explain why. One of the ateliers I rented was a science lab once used by Albert Einstein. This prompted […]

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