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Dude Wipes: best poop-themed, toilet-based TV ad in history

Um, holy shit.

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Video: HOWTO make a paper cannon

You probably already have all the stuff you need to make this nifty paper cannon that fires at a surprisingly high muzzle velocity.

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Watch: Venus flytrap takes up smoking

Deal with it.

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WATCH: Timelapsed, tilt-shifted airport

Filmmaker darwinfish105 created this lovely look at a day in the life of Japan's Haneda Airport.

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Watch this psychedelic dreamscape: The Colors of Feelings

French artist Thomas Blanchard mixed paint, oil, milk, honey and cinnamon to create these hypnotic swirlings of color and shape. The film is set to Lost in Space by Max Richter.

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Watch 'Documentary Now' tear VICE a new one

Documentary Now! is a hilarious sendup of the documentary genre by SNL alumni, and IFC has released the second episode DRONEZ: The Hunt for El Chingon, a parody of the always mockable VICE sensationalism.

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Video: Rare white humpback whale sighting

Humpback whales with albinism are extremely rare, so it was a real treat when one appeared off the coast of Australia this week.

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WATCH: crazy cute jerboas and the hopping robot they inspired

Jerboas, tiny desert rodents that move like kangaroos, are notoriously hard to film. BBC Earth was able to film a jerboa's escape from a fox, and its unique shape has now inspired a robot:

Jerboas use their long tails to transfer energy to their legs, allowing them to hop many times their body length. It turns out the hair on the bottoms of their their feet also serves a number of purposes, including insulation, traction, and stealth on the sand.

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WATCH: The GOP primary debate, songified

"We Need Brain" is a quotation from Donald Trump at last night's GOP presidential primary debate, and it's the title of the songified version by the Gregory Brothers. Worth watching just for the GIF-able clips like these:

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Drone footage of gray whales and calves

Photographer Mark Carwardine got this lovely drone footage of a pod of gray whales frolicking off the coast of Baja California. Unfortunately, the boaters then approach and touch the whales.

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Sculpting glove prototype combines mechanics and hand-sculpting

Morten Grønning has been experimenting with gloves fitted with small motorized sanders, and it seems it has some potential for new ways to shape materials as it gets more refined.

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Jim Henson vs. Stan Lee rap battle

Henson and Lee battle to a place of grudging respect till spoiler Walt Disney shows up and (literally) owns them both.

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Is bad CGI ruining movies? A nuanced critique

It's an age-old complaint about video games and films: bad graphics make them suck. But plenty of classic entertainment holds up even if the effects don't. RocketJump Film School examines the issue in a brisk overview.

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Even Strong Bad and Homestar Runner concede that Flash is dead

Fifteen years after the Flash animation web stars first graced our screens, even Strong Bad and Homestar Runner are ready to throw the shroud over Flash.

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Open "Chromecast killer" committed suicide-by-DRM


The Matchstick, a Firefox-OS-based Chromecast-style device, kickstarted on the promise of bringing open, user-rights-respecting video to our homes -- then they decided to add DRM.

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WATCH: Jungle Boogie by Muppets' Electric Mayhem with Sam the Eagle

Not even straight-laced Sam the Eagle can resist the funky riffs of Kool & the Gang when laid down by The Electric Mayhem.

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Haunting live hang drum and didgeridoo duet

Goldshifteh Farahani and Morteza Esmaili played this beautiful live duet in Paris earlier this summer. The video is not great, so if you want to see Goldshifteh playing solo, here are a few other clips:

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