Epic 200-ft natural slide in New Zealand will fill you with wanderlust

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Tuesday 5 May 2015

Just another reason to book a ticket to New Zealand immediately. YouTube star Devin Graham, better known as ‘Devinsupertramp’, has released a new video that features a 200-ft natural slide that’s way better than any water park.

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This deceiving drawing will make you think it’s a real glass of water

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Monday 4 May 2015

Here’s something that will make you do a double take – or triple take, even. YouTube user and artist ‘PortraitPainter Pabst’ brings a glass of water to life with a 3D illusion. By getting just the right perspective and shading, he manages to make the photorealistic drawing pop out of the page and into reality.

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A 90-year-old tortoise had its legs eaten by rats, model aircraft wheels make her twice as fast now!

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By Rachel Oakley in News on Monday 4 May 2015

Jude Ryder’s 90-year-old tortoise Mrs. T had suffered irreparable damage when her legs were gnawed off by rats while she was hibernating in Pembrook, Wales. But wait a second, this story does have a happy ending.

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Ice statues leaving behind their organs encourage us to do the same when we die

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Monday 4 May 2015

In a campaign called ‘Ice Men’, the Beneficiencia Portuguesa Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil, placed ice statues with visible internal organs in different parts of the city and let them melt away. As the day wore on and the ice men’s bodies slowly disappeared (an analogy of our own mortality), they left behind their intact […]

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Action-packed video shows two guys flying over Dubai in jetpacks

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Sunday 3 May 2015

Up in the sky, look: It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s Jetman! On Monday, Swiss ex-fighter pilot Yves Rossy and skydiver Vince Reffet, took to the skies of Dubai riding their totally enviable jetpacks. Filmed by a chase plane, the two daredevils flew in formation and did a bunch of tricks as they soared […]

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

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

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

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

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

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

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

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

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

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

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

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

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

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

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

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

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

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

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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