BBC’s Middle East Correspondent, Quentin Sommerville, has experienced a lot of things as a journalist, but all of that couldn’t prepare him from what’s about to happen.
We’ve all heard of cotton. You’re probably wearing some right now. It’s now thought that cotton as we know it was first grown at least 7,000 years ago in Mexico. By 1500, it was ubiquitious around the world although it didn’t take root in America until 1556 in Florida. These days, it’s all around us, and an intrinsic part of everyday life.
Youtube user InZane4all was catching a Slayer performance at home one day when he observed his cat Buddy on the couch with all eyes and ears on the TV as the metal band ripped into the slow burning strains of Seasons in the Abyss: ’What’s funny is how he looks so into it. I guess […]
Apparently, when Weird Al Yankovic is not making parody videos, he’s out conjuring magic tricks! In this 17-second video, Weird Al show us a neat illusion: the mysterious floating orb. Prepare to be amazed at how simple this trick is. It’s so easy, you could do it yourself! Have you already guessed what trickery he’s […]
At the Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand, a baby elephant attempts to chase down a dog. However, when you’re a hulking 265 lb. pachyderm trying to keep up with an agile and elusive canine, things aren’t bound to go your way. And for this calf, it sure didn’t.
In November, jumper Thayer Healy visited Moab, Utah, to try out a cliff known as Wall Street. His gear was packed and Go Pro rolling as he took his leap off the cliff. Just seconds after Thayer jumped, everything went terribly wrong. His body slammed into the side of the cliff and tumbled uncontrollably during […]
Peacock spiders are fascinating creatures. Their name reflects their beautifully coloured exterior. But their hidden talent was never known until now. Thanks to technology someone was able to capture the secret ability of these magnificent spiders. They are rhythmically in-tune with the hit song, ‘YMCA’. On beat and arms outstretched overhead, they spell out the […]
Located in the High Tatras Mountains in Slovakia is a frozen lake with water so crystal clear, you can see the rocks and boulders at the bottom in HD quality. One of the hikers in the video, Tomas Nunuk, appears to be walking on air, his feet levitating a few feet above ground.
Why spend an entire seven seasons watching Sons of Anarchy when you can the rundown in a total of 30 seconds! In the age of Vine videos, this is ideal. As the show comes to a close, the hugely popular TV series featuring a biker club with a ‘Hamlet’ plot, ‘Sons of Anarchy’, is explained in half a minute by three of the show’s stars. Three original cast members — Katey Sagal, Theo Rossi, and Kim Coates — each had their own way of explaining everything that happened over the course of the series.
Here is an interesting home video with very little background. What we can gather is that it’s a house party with a mariachi band and music. It’s a lively scene, and definitely an unusual one. To make the party even livelier, these party-goers brought in a talented dancing horse to prance around the living room. Yep, a dancing horse.
The holidays are fast approaching, and that can only mean chaos, crowds, and congestion. With these stressful situations, it’s difficult for shoppers to feel the spirit of Christmas. That’s why one grocery chain in Germany is doing something about it.
In a time lapse video by YouTube channel ‘Cut Video’, a model time travels through different eras with the help of makeup artists and hairstylists. Called ‘100 Years Of Beauty In One Minute’, the video takes us through 11 different eras in the past century in just a little over 60 seconds.
If this festive commercial doesn’t get you into the holiday spirit, then your name probably starts with ‘The’ and ends with ‘Grinch’. This is the TV ad by British retailer John Lewis that’s been tugging heart strings everywhere. It features a boy and his pet penguin going through all sorts of adorable adventures. It’s absolutely the cutest thing!
In the hidden camera show Would You Fall For That, producers revived a clever social experiment by the classic TV program Candid Camera, to see whether or not people would be easily fooled to conform. In the experiment, actors would go in an elevator and face the wrong way, that is, away from the sliding doors.
What’s better than a dog walking around the house in an adorable teddy bear costume? More walking in the same costume. Munchkin, the Shih Tzu who became famous for looking like a teddy bear last Halloween, is back. This time, she’s showing us her intense workout on the treadmill. Just look at that little cutie go!