Video: How to cook an egg perfectly in just 3 seconds


You'll always have time for breakfast once you learn how to cook an egg in just three seconds, thanks to this helpful video. Read the rest

WATCH: A Japanese hermit's serene mountain retreat


Take a few minutes to let your stress melt away with this gorgeous film about a Japanese ascetic who pursues awakening via Shugendō in a secluded mountain retreat. Read the rest

WATCH: Sylvia Pavone hula hoop dances to synchronized graphics


Dancer Silvia Pavone combined hula hoops and abstract projected animation to create a mesmerizing performance on The John Bishop Show. Read the rest

WATCH: Water balloon with guy inside pops in slow-mo


The Slow Mo Guys popped a six-foot water balloon after Dan struggled valiantly to squeeze inside. It's equal parts hilarity and suspense as the inevitable pop gets closer. Read the rest

WATCH: Lightsaber Academy trains Jedi young and old

If you happen to be in Singapore and want to learn how to wield a lightsaber like a Jedi master, check out this fun video by The Saber Authority. Read the rest

WATCH: How Looney Tunes' Chuck Jones evolved as an artist

Every Frame a Painting looks at how Chuck Jones evolved into the master of comedic cartooning. The conclusions: Read the rest

WATCH: Helicone toy transforms from helix to pine cone


YouTuber Tim at Grand Illusions unboxes this delightfully soothing helicone, a wood and brass sculpture that changes from a helix to a pine cone shape with the flick of a wrist. Such a satisfying sound as it snaps into place! Read the rest

WATCH: Chaperone at concert makes the best of a dad situation

Taking the kids to see The Vamps? Might as well bust some old school moves and have more fun a than those bored dads at One Direction concerts. Read the rest

Video: HOWTO make waterproof sand at home

YouTuber IncredibleScience has a great at-home science project that's kid-friendly: making waterproof sand. Read the rest

Fair Use App: a guide to fair use for online video creators

Art from New Media Rights writes, "We spend our time working with online video creators on fair use, so we created The Fair Use App. We filtered down our experiences working with video creators to create an app that can help them better understand:" Read the rest

WATCH: You probably need more cute sea slugs in your life

Jorunna are colorful sea slugs with what appear to be a puffy tail and rabbit ears (actually rhinophores). They have many variations in color and markings. Read the rest

WATCH: Drone-eye view of a Detroit hotel demolition

Detroit's historic Park Avenue Hotel was demolished on July 11, and YouTuber TheGadgetGuy1 caught all the action via drone. Read the rest

3D printing blends rigid and soft to improve robot performance

Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences released an interesting demo of blending rigid and soft materials during 3D printing to create hybrid robots with enhanced performance for tasks like jumping and landing. Read the rest

WATCH: 8 great DIY smartphone photography tips

Cooperative of Photography released a great video with 8 DIY tips to improve your smartphone shots, ranging from super-simple and cheap to fairly simple and maybe cheap. Read the rest

WATCH: Chapo Guzmán escape route video with narco-corrido soundtrack


Gawker's Jesus Diaz points us to this bangin' video charting the escape route of noted Sinaloa drug cartel boss Chapo Guzmán, with a narco-corrido soundtrack. Read the rest

WATCH: Weird pale parasitic ghost plants contain no chlorophyll

These parasitic corpse plants (Monotopa uniflora) don't need chlorophyll for energy, so they are white or pale pink. Krik & stony of Black Owl Outdoors found some in the wild. Read the rest

Video perfectly captures CAPTCHA anxiety

If you've ever stressed out about the new batch of timed CAPTCHAs that involve math equations, games, or inaudable audio, this video on CAPTCHA anxiety by videogamedunkey may feel all too familiar.

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