This is a video of sister rats Spice (the white one) and S’mores (the orange one — personally I would have named the orange one Pumpkin Spice and the white one Marshmallow) playing a friendly game of basketball in Blacksburg, Virginia (go Hokies!). The rats were slowly trained how to
Presumably to avoid detection by enemy radar, this is a video of Spanish professional golfer Jon Rahm skipping a ball across a pond on the 16th hole at the Augusta National Golf Club for a hole-in-one during Masters practice on Tuesday. Wow, all this time and I had no idea
Because it’s called artificial intelligence and not artificial genius for a reason, this is a video from a recent Scottish Inverness Caledonian Thistle FC soccer club game where the AI operated ball tracker keeps drifting to the head of a line ref with a bald head. As far as artificial
Because who hasn’t ever dreamed of being a pinball, this is a video from the Slow Mo Guys of an up close and slow motion look at a ball inside a Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory pinball machine from Jersey Jack Pinball, along with explanations about how the various
This is ‘The Star Catcher,’ an orbit juggling (“orbiting” — aka ball-on-string juggling) routine choreographed and performed by Daniel Rosenfeldt in an old Swedish castle. So, if you were wondering if juggling routines had names now, the answer is yes. Joking aside, his routine really is impressive, and there’s no
In always try hard and believe in yourself news, this is a video of 9-year old soccer player Aleks repeatedly trying to kick the ball through a tire hanging in the top of the goal. He always comes close, but never gets it in there. I mean, until he does.
This is a video from the Moscow Metro of a man casually demonstrating his contact juggling skills. His one-ball routine is impressive enough, but the three and four ball skills starting around 1:30 are where the real magic happens. How are some people so smooth with their fingers and hands?
Note: Keep your volume down but not off and watch as full-screen as possible. This is a short video capturing some very amateur baseball practice when a ball comes right at the camera and made me duck under my desk. I think part of the reason it’s so surprising is