Polite aussie construction workers shout words of empowerment to women

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 18 April 2014

In this video, Australian construction workers scream to random women on the street empowering statements like, ‘I appreciate your appearance as just one aspect of who you are!’ and ‘I’d like to show you the respect you deserve!’ And the topping on the cake: ‘You know what I’d like to see? A society in which […]

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Now showing: a 19th century painting… in 3D!

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Monday 14 April 2014

While vacationing in Napflion, Greece, digital artist Zsolt Ekho Farkas was challenged by his wife to recreate a 19th century painting in 3D. And as you know, gentlemen, whenever your wife challenges you to render a 19th century painting into a 3D masterpiece, you never back down! It took him two months to turn Benczur […]

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A brand video that mocks all the advertising clichés in every brand video

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Thursday 10 April 2014

Stock footage company, Dissolve, is promoting their brand by using ad clichés to poke fun at other brands that use ad clichés. A bit confused? Watch the video and you’ll understand. ‘This Is A Generic Brand Video’ is a parody of every promo video out there that has used clichés like ‘walking on the beach, […]

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This student’s pregnancy prank on her professor deserves an award

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Wednesday 9 April 2014

Students at Aquinas College in Michigan were able to exact sweet, sweet revenge on their professor – who made them answer phone calls on speakerphone – by turning the tables on him. On April 1, a female student’s phone rang, prompting the professor to apply the said punishment. Everything becomes awkward from there as ‘Kevin from the Pregnancy Resources Center’ introduced himself.

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8 million flower petals flooded the streets of a town in Costa Rica

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Tuesday 8 April 2014

Would you believe none of this involved CGI? The 8 million petals that rained down on a small town in Costa Rica is as real as it gets. This weird phenomena is part of Sony’s new 4k TV marketing campaign, in which they partnered up with ad agency McCann and photographer Nick Meek, to make the fantastical scene come to life.

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Banecat is the best thing ever on the Internet

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Monday 31 March 2014

YouTube user, ‘Robs Rants’, may have found a way to bring down the internet in massive ball of flames fur. In a video called, ‘BaneCat’, a pet owner is constantly harassed by the anarchic antics of his feline, uhhmm, ‘BaneCat’. Watch the video for some good laughs and to especially see a cat dressed in […]

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Luckiest kid ever: dad builds a mission control panel under his homework desk

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Wednesday 26 March 2014

Oh man, oh man, oh man, what I wouldn’t do to be in this kid’s place! Number one contender for the ‘Father of the Year’ championship belt goes to Jeff Highsmith, who built a mission control desk right under his son’s homework table. It comes complete with sliders, switches, high tech-looking lights, spaceship sounds, and […]

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A video that explores the perfect symmetry of Wes Anderson films

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Wednesday 19 March 2014

While this Huffington Post article cites the 15 absolutely necessary ingredients in a Wes Anderson film – like Bill Murray smoking or the prevalent use of Futura – here’s one thing they missed: perfect symmetry. ‘Wes Anderson: Centered’ is a short film that explores the style of ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ director. Created by Kogonada, […]

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Photoshop gone wild! You won’t believe what this model looked like before Photoshop

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Thursday 13 March 2014

We all know the sad truth about the role Photoshop plays in shaping our unrealistic standards of beauty. What’s sadder is we turn a blind eye towards this awful reality. But after watching this shocking video of a Photoshop process in reverse, you’ll be saying to yourself, ‘Photoshop has gone too far’.

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SPONSORED: Imagine a NYC where everyone is ‘Animal’ from the Muppets

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 28 February 2014

Can you imagine a world filled with The Muppet Show’s crazed drummer, Animal? Imagine no further. In a video by tea brand, Lipton, we see New York City brimming with the grumbling, aggressive, red Muppet. From garbage collectors, to waiters, to cab drivers, everyone’s a screaming, stressful citizen. Well, maybe except for Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy.

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Gravity defying: man runs in a 360-degree loop

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Thursday 27 February 2014

The superpowers of physics have done it again! We’ve seen guys do the loop the loop many times before, on BMXs, on skateboards, heck even Hot Wheels cars can do it. But can the human body do it, relying on leg power alone? Apparently, the answer is yes. Stuntman Damien Walters proved that this is […]

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The Super Mario Bros. theme sounds great on a 1000 year old Chinese instrument

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Music on Wednesday 26 February 2014

Nope, that’s not a miniaturized evil fortress she’s holding. It’s actually a Chinese musical instrument called a ‘Sheng’. And though it was invented thousands of years ago – and we only learned of its existence a few minutes ago – it can dish out beats straight from the 80s, specifically the ‘Super Mario Brothers’ theme. […]

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Risto Todoroski makes bagpipes from taxidermy goats

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Trends on Monday 20 January 2014

Like any form of art, taxidermy has its fair share of disturbingly wonderful pieces. One of the most disturbing, and most wonderful, pieces of taxidermy we’ve seen was made right in Sydney – multiple times over. Risto Todoroski makes bagpipes from deceased goats. That’s right, bagpipes from deceased goats. Hmm, wonder what he’d do with […]

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Bob Dylan’s Like A Rolling Stone finally gets a video and it’s interactive

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Wednesday 27 November 2013

Forty-eight years! We waited forty-eight years for Bob Dylan’s Like a Rolling Stone to release a music video! Credit belongs to (apart from Mr. Dylan himself) Vania Heymann, a 27-year-old Israeli ‘viral video whiz’ who’s created commercials for the likes of Pepsi and American Express. So why will this become viral? It’s because the music […]

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Ed Ruscha’s Hollywood Boulevard: 1973 and 2002

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By Paul White in Video on Monday 25 November 2013

Ed Ruscha’s work in both paintings and film are influenced by the vernacular of Southern California. In 1966, he published Every Building on the Sunset Strip, a book about capturing a continuous shot of a two and half mile section of the strip. In 1973, he likewise photographed the entire length of Hollywood Blvd. Here […]

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