Experience Norway's midnight sun by drone

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Michael Fletcher collaborated with Alan Mathieson to capture drone footage of northern Norway's mist-shrouded mountains during this summer's midnight sun. It's like watching a moving Bierstadt painting. Read the rest

Hot Wheels POV ride through jumps, loops, even underwater

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Robert Carlson's Hot Wheels Road Trip takes viewers on a wild POV ride on hundreds of feet of Hot Wheels track. Read the rest

Watch this smart analysis of designing story dialogue

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Writing good dialogue is a craft few can master. Lewis Criswell draws from a nice survey of recent and classic examples, both good and bad, to explain the craft of designing dialogue. Read the rest

Hacker puppets explain how camera angles shape our perception

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Gus the hacker puppeteer (previously) writes, "Since The Media Show began, people have been asking us, 'What do hacking, digital literacy, and media literacy have to do with each other? I don't see the connection.'" Read the rest

Watch the 'Don't Hug Me I'm Scared' finale

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Don't Hug Me I'm Scared, the dark British web series of shorts created by Becky Sloan and Joseph Pelling, released its sixth and final episode. If you haven't seen the others that came out starting in 2011, start below first: Read the rest

Is this 80-minute eighties supercut the most 80s thing ever?

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Smash TV's Megaplex feels like your entire 1980s life flashing before your eyes. Note: some of the 80+ films include 80s nudity. Read the rest

Blow half of your mind with this explainer on brain hemispheres

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CGP Grey explains that it might be better to think of your brain as two intelligences, with the mute right hemisphere forced to play sidekick to its conjoined twin.

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Tilt Six: lurid CGI J-pop nightmare music video of the day

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Directed by Kota Yamaji, the the music is by Vocaloid producer tilt six, whose YouTube channel is full of similar delights. The director describes the inspirations and creative process at Behance.

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Melania Trump has a creepy message just for you

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Weirdo remix artist Vic Berger slap-chopped together this creepy and hilarious edit of Melania Trump’s recent campaign speech for her creepy and no longer hilarious husband, presidential candidate and noted total shitbag Donald Trump.

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Someone stuck a GoPro inside a washing machine, and let the video roll

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[WARNING: FLASHING LIGHT IN THIS VIDEO MAY BE DANGEROUS FOR PEOPLE WITH CERTAIN MEDICAL CONDITIONS]

In case you were wondering, this is what a laundry cycle looks like from inside the clothes washing machine.

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Drone flyover of Shanghai Disneyland construction site

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It's a third-party clip, not sanctioned by Disney, so it's pretty remote/long-lens, but there's still some tantalyzing stuff in this video. From what I know about the Shanghai park, it's going to be pretty bad-ass. Don't miss the brown/yellow smog on the horizon! Read the rest

Nerdcore Ghostbusters rap video starring the Atlanta Ghostbusters

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djBC writes, "Atlanta nerdcore rapper Tribe One teams up with producer and mashup artist dj BC for this Ghostbusters-inspired rap joint. The video was shot at Bootie Dragon Con and on location at an abandoned farm on the outskirts of Atlanta, and stars members of the Atlanta Ghostbusters cosplay group. If you want to add the song to your Halloween playlist, it's free to download." Read the rest

Ta-Nehisi Coates wins a 2015 MacArthur Genius award

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The awards -- whose selection process is a closely guarded secret -- come with $500,000 over five years. Read the rest

Little budgie likes preening this cat, and the cat likes it

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This white budgie is grooming a cat friend, and the cat seems to like it. Read the rest

Possibly drunk or high bear tries to scratch back on tree, misses repeatedly, is hilarious

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We'll have what he's having.

Raccoon tries to 'save' brother from refreshing swim in pool

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Waylon the raccoon sure would feel a lot better if his brother Willie were back on dry land.

Comic trailer: Raising Dion, superhero child with a single mom

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What's it like Raising Dion, a 7-year-old son with superpowers? Watch the trailer, then read the first issue free. Read the rest

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