A most relaxing skydiving video

strings-attached

The skydiving video genre is rife with energy drink ad clichés, so "Strings Attached" by Johannes Bergfors feels very calming. The divers do some innovative formations as well, and Bergfors' camera work is really nice. Read the rest

Musical feline artbot creates abstract paintings

catbot-painting

YouTuber Die Struktur created the first rotating cat automaton that paints to musical accompaniment. Now, instead of "my kid could paint that," idiots can say "my maneki-neko on a turntable could paint that." Read the rest

YouTube announces crowdsourced censorship

youtube-heroes

Reddit and social media have proven that some people will do anything for points, likes, follows and so on, including work for free, so YouTube announced Heroes, a new platform for people who will moderate their site in exchange for points. Ironically/unsurprisingly, the announcement video hasn't gotten many likes. Read the rest

Barkos: Netflix series 'Narcos' opening remade with dogs

barkos

Jeremy Leaird-Koch lovingly recreated the opening title sequence to the Netflix series Narcos, but with dogs. The result: Barkos. Read the rest

8-year-old girl is youngest skateboarder in Vans US Open Pro Series

sky-brown

Japan's Sky Brown is an up-and-coming pro at age 8.

She hat a rough heat at Vans this summer, but she's not giving up any time soon.

Her 5-year-old brother Ocean is pretty good, too! Here he is when he was 3 and Sky was 7.

Breaking the Mold with her little Skateboard!! (via Quartz) Read the rest

Happy anniversary to the coolest Let's Play grandma on YouTube!

shirley-skyrim

One year ago, grandmother Shirley Curry started posting impossibly charming Let's Play videos while playing Skyrim to connect with her grandkids. They are delightful to watch and listen to. Read the rest

Dan Golding's brilliant response to the Marvel soundtrack originality debate

marvel-mystery-comics-128-page-header

After Every Frame a Painting analyzed The Marvel Symphonic Universe (see last week's post), Dan Golding expanded on that great video arguing that film music, and films themselves, have an interesting relationship with originality. Read the rest

Futurama's Zapp Brannigan reads things Donald Trump has said

brannigan-trump

Intergalactic blowhard Zapp Brannigan reading Trump quotations sounds slightly less ridiculous that Trump saying them. Billy West has a hilarious series of videos where he reads actual Trump statements in Brannigan's voice.

Read the rest

Immersive computer-controlled spotlight array installation

tagcdmx

Cocolab created this cool music-synched array of spotlights that visitors can walk through, sit in, and lose themselves in. It is part of this summer's TagCDMX event in Mexico, the theme of which was #BeMoreNerd. Read the rest

Hayley Ashburn balances on a tightrope buffeted by winter winds

hayley-fear

Hayley Ashburn narrates this short but intense film on fear, overlaid on heart-stopping footage of her highlining on a line 2800 meters up, between Italy's snow-dusted Torri del Vajolet in winter, the first person ever to do so. Recognize the quote? Read the rest

Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard shows how they make clear vinyl albums

alabama-shakes-vinyl

This delightful tour of how the United Record Pressing plant in Nashville makes clear vinyl albums is narrated by Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes. Read the rest

HOWTO make incredibly resilient DIY liquid glass putty

liquid-glass

If you enjoyed our previous post on Liquid Glass Putty, a fun and amazing material with all kinds of interesting uses, you'll love this update.

Read the rest

Can you sing a song from a Marvel film score?

marvel-music

Marvel soundtracks don't stand out with memorable risk-taking music for several reasons, but Every Frame A Painting names the key culprit: temp music, also called scratch tracks or needle drop. Read the rest

Gwendoline Christie of 'Game of Thrones' in a fluid, morphing garment

gwendoline-christie

Barnaby Roper filmed this otherworldly video of Gwendoline Christie (Brienne from Game of Thrones, Captain Phasma from Star Wars: The Force Awakens). Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen supplied the clothes, and Roper ran with the themes in the designs.

Read the rest

Cool video of sound waves pulsing in gallium and water

THUMP_Build_06b_27_1500
Peter Clark collaborated on this cool cymatics video for Thump, but the even cooler stuff is the camera test and the behind the scenes footage:

Read the rest

Cops hassle filmmakers flying drone near cattle feedlot

shark-harris

Animal-rights group SHARK thought they'd launch their drone on public property in July to get some footage of Harris Feeding Company, a massive and apparently pungent cattle feedlot near Coalinga, California. Each day, local cops got called out every time they tried to film. Read the rest

Gorgeous triple spiral of 15K dominoes comes tumbling down

domino-sprial

Professional domino artist Hevesh5 does a lot of great domino builds, but this colorful triple spiral is both beautiful and relaxing to watch. Read the rest

More posts