The Cupidon Room at the Auberge Aux 4 Vents (The Four Winds) hotel in Fribourg, Switzerland comes with a special feature — a bathtub on a rail system that can wheel itself outside to its own special balcony for taking in a breath of fresh air while you give yourself
Visual learning: it’s way cooler than just reading a boring textbook and writing dirty words in the margins. And to prove that, this is a video of The Action Lab’s James Orgill sticking his hand in a vacuum chamber and sucking all the air out. His hand blows up like
This is some home security camera footage from a family who realized their nanny may in fact be using an invisibility cloak similar to the one utilized by the titular Predator from the 1987 movie starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Man, I need to get me one of those. And not just
This is a video of a machine that was created with one job and one job only: to balance a bowling ball on a spool without it rolling off either side, constantly adjusting itself to keep the ball right on top. Not bad, but if it can’t also hula hoop
Edited together by video essayist Jacob T. Swinney, this is ‘First And Last Frames’, a supercut of movies’ opening and closing scenes he created “in a meditation on themes.” I learned a lot by watching it. Mostly, that movies would be way shorter if they consisted entirely of only the
This is a video of Caitlin Doughty of Ask A Mortician discussing and rating the realism of corpses seen in films. Obviously, the most realistic depiction of a corpse in film has been and always will be Bernie in Weekend At Bernie’s. To this day I’m still not convinced that
This is a graphic created by Carrie Patrick comparing the weights of various swords to common household objects like cans of chili, loaves of bread, boots, and children. Children thankfully not being that common a household object in my home aside, I learned a lot by looking at the chart.
This is a video of Japanese Buddhist monk and musician Kossan1108 covering Metallica’s ‘Enter Sandman’ with traditional percussion instruments. He also sings, which I was not expecting. The video is almost ten minutes long, but the song is only the first five. After that is five minutes of Kossan meditating.