Mashup artist challenges Sony to stop gaming Youtube's censorship system

Hugh Atkin (of Romney Raps Eminem fame) writes, "This is a new video I've made in response to repeated, identical claims of copyright infringement by Sony Music Entertainment in respect of my 2008 video 'Barackroll.' Every time I've challenged a complaint, they've let it lapse and then subsequently filed identical complaints."

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Video: Snowflake melting in reverse

"The Birth of a Snowflake" by Armand9x.

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Mad Max: Fury Road trailer

Mad Max: Beyond Mel Gibson, out next summer.

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New PES stop-motion film: Submarine Sandwich

Hurray! A new short film by stop-motion artist PES. In this one, a butcher makes a tasty sub sandwich out of baseball mitts, and other non-edible stuff.

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Watch the U.S. Navy's new anti-drone laser weapon take out two ships in the Persian Gulf

The U.S. Navy has released a video of a new laser weapon performing perfectly during tests completed in November.

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Weebles wobble but they don't fall down

Remember Weebles? I had that airplane.

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Bodega cats, in their own words

Bodega cats of New York City, voiced by the store owners whose little shops the cats live in. More

3D printed dress made from 2,279 triangles and 3,316 hinges

Designer Jessica Rosenkrantz writes, "I made this 3D printed dress and the MoMA just acquired it. This video, filmed at Shapeways factory showing the printing and depowdering of the dress (there's also this one, documenting the dress's sounds and movements).

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John Coltrane's "A Love Supreme" 50th anniversary

Today marks the 50th anniversary of John Coltrane's A Love Supreme, a masterpiece of hard bop, free jazz, and soulful spirituality.

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Cooter the chubby pet raccoon, just rolling around the house

The remix GIF is better than the original video, honestly. More

Music: "L'Estro Armonico, Op. 3, Concerto No. 9 in D maj. for violin and strings, RV 230," Antonio Vivaldi (1711)

Helps me chill out.

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Watch: Steve Wozniak on the early days of Apple, and the Apple IIe computer

“I built this whole board myself because I wanted the chips in the ultimate, perfect position.” Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs and designed the Apple I with him, remembers the early days in this Bloomberg video short.

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Mod TV commercial for Kodak Instamatic (1966)

From 1966, this far out mod commercial for the Kodak Instamatic camera with Flash Cubes!

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Using canned ham as a car bumper guard

Here's just one of many reasons why I like Jason Torchinsky: Last week, he strapped a couple of canned hams to the rear bumper of his Volkswagen Beetle and backed into another car, just to see what would happen.

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Watch: The Avengers sing Christmas carols

“The heroes from the Marvel Cinematic Universe join in heart and song to wish you a Merry Christmas.”

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