Guy On Electric Unicycle Races Train
Because some people firmly believe that taunting death is the only way to avoid it, this is a video of Joe Sherman racing his namesake Veteran Sherman Max against a 75MPH train to see how long he can stay ahead of it from a stop. There’s also a vide of
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Clever 19th Century Automatic Candle Extinguisher
This is a short video from Youtuber Rescue & Restore, demonstrating the functionality of a 19th century candle snuffer, a device that automatically extinguishes a candle after it’s burned down to a certain point. Pretty clever. And here I thought the only way to extinguish candles was to wait for
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Sheet Music Created With Image Of Sleeping Cat, Sounds Beautiful
This is Noam Oxman’s ‘Sympawny no.4 (Chubby Cat)’, a piece of sheet music dedicated to the memory of his pet, Chubby Cat. The symphony, arranged for ten different instruments and in the shape of a sleeping Chubby Cat, is truly is a delight to listen to. In Noam’s own words:
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Josh Jacobs, Pro Slinky Manipulator
This is a video from WIRED highlighting the life and skills of Josh Jacobs, a man who’s taken Slinky manipulation to the next level. Some of the tricks he’s able to perform with a Slinky are most impressive. Me? I have no interest in manipulating Slinkys, only friends and coworkers.
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Horse Loses Jockey At Starting Gate, Wins Race By Itself
This is a video from the Tokay Stakes 2023 in Nagoya, Japan of Number 5 horse Vanyar losing its jockey right at the starting gate, running the whole race by itself, and winning. Unfortunately for Vanyar, horses that finish jockeyless are disqualified, so 2nd place (normally the first loser) took
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Entire Radiohead ‘In Rainbows’ Album Recreated w/ Sounds From Super Mario 64
Because anything is possible with enough time spent staring at a computer monitor, Youtuber on4word recreated the entirety of Radiohead’s 2007 album ‘In Rainbows’ using only sound effects from Super Mario 64 (also available on Bandcamp HERE). Wow — this guy must really love Super Mario AND Radiohead. It would
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Kid Notices He’s Blocked In The Driveway, Immediately Forgets, Backs Into Car
This is some home security cam footage of a young driver who, exiting the house, notices he’s blocked in and even acknowledges it with a “I’m blocked in, dude.” Then he gets in his truck and immediately backs into the car that was blocking him in like he has the
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Animal Size Comparison Video
Presumably made to help aid in my decision of choosing a new battle mount, this is a visualization created by Global Data comparing the sizes of various animals both extant and extinct. I gathered a lot of useful information watching it, and not just that I’ve been spelling polar bear
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