In this example of the stroboscopic effect, a helicopter's blades' rotations per minute are in harmony with the camera's frames per second, giving the impression that they're not moving at all. This is a well-known danger: watch your extremities!
This chopper footage shows the end of a police chase on a Texas highway and a brief but startling shootout between a pursuing officer and the suspect. The officer was shot in the arm, leading to some unusual footage: the pursuit chopper landing nearby to medevac the officer, then speeding from highway to hospital while… READ THE REST
Police wishing not to be filmed in public occasionally play popular music in the belief that the copyrighted material will prevent the footage from being uploaded or shared. Too clever by far, the technique doesn't seem to work very well and tends to draw more attention to the footage. Like other One Weird Tricks, though,… READ THE REST
Listed as Coney Island Freakshow and Circus, this old film advertises the theme park attractions and side shows at Coney Island. Footage is shown of a man in a cage with tigers, people having fun on rides, and more, all filmed in black and white while old-timey music plays in the background. I'm fascinated to… READ THE REST
Okay, so you're not the best cook, but we all have our flaws. And at least your creations are edible, right? Sure, that recipe for peanut butter and jelly chicken wasn't the best option to feed a dinner party, but it surely could have been worse than just a mild case of the runs after.… READ THE REST
We as humans run the gamut in super weird food allergies, from gluten to seafood (and, consequentially, cicadas apparently), but your precious pet may also be allergic to a host of other foods you're unknowingly feeding them. Everything from proteins to wheat could be causing your critter distress unbeknownst to you, and that's pretty scary.… READ THE REST
For as long as humans have existed, the cosmos has fascinated us. The endless sea of stars has birthed countless stories that have inspired and enthralled us for ages. After all, how could something so vast and unknown not spark some creativity? Now, it's the inspiration behind what will soon be your new home makeover.… READ THE REST