Russian band Leningrad's "Kolshik" is a reversed video of multiple disasters in and around a circus.
Someone reversed the reverse:
She said, "I bet I do as good as you" Read the rest
"Mystery Date." This is creepy as all hell. Read the rest
Charles Duan from Public Knowledge sends us "a video we put together for Fair Use Week about copyright and fair use, to the tune of 'Let It Go' from Frozen, and full of clips of other fair use videos." Read the rest
High school teacher Joe Howard made another excellent math video. This time, he shows how Eratosthenes calculated the circumference of the Earth in 200 BC.
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In one of the dopest displays of critical thinking in history, Erotosthenes estimated the circumference of the Earth. All he had was a pole, the sun, knowledge of a famous well in Egypt, and potentially money to pay someone to walk the distance between two cities. This story demonstrates the beauty of trigonometry.
It appears Grand Admiral Thrawn is done hanging back, collecting data and has begun hatching his plan to end the rebellion.
We've all been waiting for the softspoken military genius to start kicking some butt. Read the rest
A stunning new ad campaign from Nike “pays homage to Middle Eastern athletes and explores the challenges young Arab women aspiring to a professional sporting career may face,” per Vogue.
My wife, daughter, and I went to see La La Land yesterday. (I'd give it 4.5 stars, Carla gives it 3.5, and Jane gives it 4.) The opening scene was a one-take song-and-dance number shot on a freeway on ramp and it alone is worth the price of admission. Here's an iPhone video shot by Damien Chazelle of a rehearsal of the scene.
Check out this unboxing. You may want to skip a few minutes in.
Jackie DeShannon's 1969 hit. Read the rest
Quartier Latin in Berlin. Rose Bonbon in Paris. Hammersmith Palais in London. Some of the most iconic punk and rock clubs of the 80s and 90s are remembered by patrons and musicians, juxtaposed with shots of what they became after closing.
Bonus video: an edit of Last Man in Hammersmith Palais, outlining the venue's storied history.