The diary sad cats write, and show their troubles in.
First Taste by Saatchi & Heckler shows the reaction of children as they taste some things for the first time.
A flash of lightning only lasts a second, and what we usually see is a bolt. Turns out, that’s just the prologue of a story. This video shows lighting slowed down to 11,000 frames per second. It is in all those frames that you see lightning is way more than a bolt coming from the sky and hitting the earth. This footage is part of National Geographic’s 2011 show Naked Science – Lightning Chasers.
Watch this one.
Facebook re-designs happen and you suddenly find yourself in a new land where things have changed so much that you would have to work hard just to get acclimatized to all that again. Plus, there might have been changes to the settings you had made earlier. Well, tough luck. This video imagines how things would be like if a Facebook update happened in real life, and changed how things and arrangements were in there.
Claude Friese-Greene was a British pioneer of film and cinema. Working and experimenting in his field led him to the invention of several technologies like the Biocolour, and for some he’s even the father of cinematography. He created a series of travelogues based on the technique developed by his father William Friese-Greene.
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has done some amazing things on the International Space Station, and we have all enjoyed watching the simple experiments he did in space. This video is a revised version of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” and makes it the first ever music video in space. Commander Hadfield returned to Earth a few hours ago.
Since the beginning of internet, people have been hit with spurious campaigns that claim a lot of good can be done with little effort. Earlier, it used to be e-mails, though now that has been taken over by campaigns that ask for Facebook Likes. In these very blunt commercials by UNICEF Sweden, they point out that “Likes” don’t save lives, donations do.
Arrested Development is making a comeback on Netflix, starting May 26.
This battle that may be philosophically construed to be the battle between the creator and his creations, something that also often comes in play in our modern fiction (think: Tron). UK-based artist Jonny Lawrence finds himself standing against his own creations. In this very Street Fighter like battle of “Maker vs Marker” the animator finds his hand in battle with figures it created itself.
The acrobatic and martial arts of the Shaolin warriors, while awesome to behold, can be greatly appreciated in slow motion, when you realize the sheer coordination that must go into these complex acts with milliseconds worth of reaction time.