This is the entirety of The Clash’s 1979 album London Calling, but nothing but the lead vocals, as isolated by recording engineer ieatmdf. Wait — medium-density fibreboard? That can’t be a healthy diet. If you’re a Clash fan the video is definitely worth a listen — I particularly liked hearing
In other cruise ship news, this is a full 3D scan of the Titanic, created using over 700,000 individual stills of the wreckage, where it’s rested in its watery grave some 2+ miles deep in the Atlantic Ocean since 1912. The scan is the largest deep-water 3D project to date,
This is a video from RED SIDE visualizing and comparing the speeds of various aircraft, beginning with incredibly slow planes like the Wright Flyer (30MPH) and ending with modern jets like the SR-71 Blackbird (2,500MPH). And to think the Wright Flyer first took to the sky only 120 years ago.
This is a video from SiriusXM of Howard Stern having comedian and Howard Stern impersonator Matt Friend on his show. He’s not much of a convincing Howard visually even with the cheap costume, but he sure does sound like him. If he called me I would definitely think it was
This is 3D animation created by Global Data (previous videos) comparing the sizes of various monuments around the world, both ancient and modern. It begins with the Moai statue heads carved on Easter Island, and ends with the mountaintop Machu Picchu. And, if you were wondering if the video includes
This is a video created by Eightminutesupsidedown, who identified all the samples used on the Beastie Boys 1994 banger of an album Ill Communication, and plays them in their original form, followed by the Beastie Boys’ usage on the album. It was a fun listen. Man, 1994 — that was
Because the fourth is strong today, here’s a video from Red Side comparing the sizes of various starships and planets in the Star Wars universe. The video begins with small ships, before progressing to giant city-sized ones, then on to the planets as compared to the size of earth. I
Our sun: in the grand scheme of stars in the universe, there’s really nothing that special about it. It’s only special to us and our life here on earth. It’s just an average yellow dwarf, the sort of sun that would float under everyone’s radar in high school. And this