HOWTO wrap cables like a pro: Roadie Wrap

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Todd Hobin demonstrates the technique every roadie, gaffer, and electrician will teach you the first day of the job: how to wrap cables. If you deal with long cords, ropes, or cables, this will change your life! Read the rest

Gorgeous original composition made in Super Mario Paint

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There's something hauntingly beautiful in the deceptively simple Please Come To Me, composed in Super Mario Paint. Read the rest

Treat yourself to this 1997 Jon Stewart-George Carlin interview

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If you're looking for a little creative inspiration, this clip from George Carlin: 40 Years of Comedy has some great lines about how Carlin approached his craft. It also feels like a living link in the history of American comedy. Read the rest

Drowning Pool's "Bodies" covered by angry animals

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Insane Cherry was good enough to create what is undoubtedly the most metal cover of "Bodies" ever recorded. Birds, goats, camels, seals, cats, and dogs all come together for this historic collaboration. Read the rest

Travel through a breathtaking ice cave in Iceland

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Martin Critchley shot this lovely ice cave footage, which proved so popular he released an extended cut. Read the rest

Artisan turns old tin cans into beautiful candle holders

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ev Kaestner shows how to turn an old tin can into a lovely and functional candle holder. The secret is a pencil-thin torch for fine work. Read the rest

Skimboarding while pulled by a horse

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Even if you don't ride horses or skimboard, this gorgeous location makes this amazing feat worth watching. Read the rest

Video explores a pristine slot canyon in the Cascades

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"What would a secret and remarkably pristine slot canyon hidden in the wilderness of the Oregon Cascades have to say to those who first step foot into its halls?" This serene video imagines those words of wisdom. Read the rest

Take a trippy animated ride through Infinitude

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Scott Portingale created the sumptuously animated and sound-designed film Infinitude, which starts with abstract mathematical shapes, then evolves into the creation of the universe. Read the rest

"Glitchy" skyscraper debuts with spectacular light show

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MahaNakhon debuted as Thailand's tallest building this week with an unforgettable light show. Read the rest

Macro timelapse of frozen treats melting

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Macro Room grabbed a bunch of frozen treats and filmed extreme closeups as they melted. The melting patterns create beautiful and sometimes surprising delights. Read the rest

First music video created in Prisma app

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You've probably seen a few profile pics processed with the Prisma app. Now you can watch Drive like Maria's new music video, the first created entirely with the app. Read the rest

Chainamation: collaborative additive animation project

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Take about a dozen animators and give them 72 hours to add a couple of seconds to an animation chain, and you get Chainamation, a fun series of collaborative videos created by Shawn Hight, Ira Hardy, and Kyle Martinez. The most recent one is space-themed. Read the rest

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

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