Awesome Studio Ghibli Soot Sprite Costume
Spotted by Instagram user von_keck at DragonCon, this is a brief video of a man’s fantastic soot sprite (Susuwatari, traveling soot) costume, inspired by those seen in Studio Ghibli films Spirited Away and My Neighbor Totoro. I love those little soot sprites. I mean how couldn’t you? You show me
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Skateboarder Rail Grinds Out The Back Of A Flying Plane
Another example of yesterday’s need of extreme sporters to constantly push the envelope, this is a video of X-Games gold medalist Red Bull skateboarder Leticia Bufoni performing the world’s first ‘Sky Grind’ at 9,000 feet out the back of a plane. I like how fast the skateboard just zips away
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Corgi Runs Circles In Snow After Moving From California
This is a video of Potato the Corgi running circles in the snow of her new backyard in Aurora, Colorado, after moving from California where she never got to experience snow. What a cutie! Are they the most perfect circles I’ve ever seen run? Of course not, but they’re far
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BASE Jumper Gets Launched Out Of Human Slingshot
Note: Check your volume, wind. Because extreme sports just aren’t extreme enough for some people and they demand even EXTREMER sports, these are a couple Instagram videos of BASE jumper David Laffargue being launched out of a human slingshot and into the wild blue yonder. That’s fun. I mean not
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A Hyperlapse Tour Of Paris’s Most Famous Landmarks
This is a “cinematic hyperlapse” tour of some of Paris’s most famous landmarks. Granted, I have no idea what a cinematic hyperlapse tour is supposed to be, but it was nothing like the Star Tours ride at Disneyland, which is what I was hoping for and was disappointed. There weren’t
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Video Of Two Guys Discovering Bird Thought To Be Extinct For 140 Years
This is a video of two researchers on Fergusson Island in Papua New Guinea checking a camera trap and realizing they’ve captured the image of a black-naped pheasant pigeon (locally known as Auwo), a bird unseen by scientists since 1882, and that had never been photographed. Apparently some locals claim
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Two Drivers Pass On A Narrow Bridge
This is a video of two drivers demonstrating their skills by passing on a narrow bridge. The first backs his car within centimeters of the guardrail, while the other mounts the bridge curb and passes at an angle. Of course you’d think one of them would have just reversed back
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Randimals: Mash-Up Species Stuffed Animals
Randimals are 15″ stuffed animals that feature the likenesses of two different animals combined. Available on Amazon (affiliate link), they’re available in a number of combinations, including Hork (horse + shark), Zangaroo (zebra + kangaroo), and B-Rex (bee + t-rex). The combinations are limitless! Just kidding, they only produce the
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