Quicker than a Flash the 4K Revolution Begins. Kogan, TCL, Vizio and Polaroid to Launch $1000 4K UHD TV’s…

The transition to 4K is beginning in earnest, the next must have catch phrase technology is about to invade our living rooms. A hand full of manufacturers have used this week’s CES show to announce an affordable revolution with four $1000 55 inch UHD TV’s about to hit the market.

The heavy-weights of content delivery are already dividing the spoils; the first battles of the 4K revolution will take place on the internet. CES saw Netflix, YouTube and Amazon all demonstrating 4K content delivered via the internet, each making their intent to dominate clear to the competition. But what device will we use to play this content? What is the perfect media device for that brand new 4K TV?

The floors of CES has been awash with the bright lights of display panels, like watching every television channel in the world at once, images flicker at every point of the vista. How many of those displays were 4K UHD displays? You may be surprised!

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The Google Machines Secret Switches Revealed…

Hidden deep inside of Google’s millions of lines of code and endless search page results is a sense of humour. From time to time it is revealed to the public and sometimes it is spread by the crafty Googlers who discover them, spread immediately after recovering from rolling on the floor laughing.

Today we have the later with Buzzfeed spreading the word, featuring some of their favourite tricks and tips; the awesome Atari Breakout, Google’s time warp and the barrel roll to name a few.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the Buzzfeed tricks and tips video along with a Highpants selection of groovy Google gifts. Sit back, relax and let Google take you on a keyboard adventure, destination chuckle town.

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They’re Already Here, Canada’s Ex-Minister of Defence Paul Hellyer Speaks His Mind on Alien Contact…

As we stretch our reach into space one of the great questions of our time has to be what we will find out there, are there alien species waiting to be discovered or are they already here?

Recently Paul Hellyer, the Canadian Minister of Defence during the 60’s, revealed that not only do aliens exists but they are already here. Disclosing his take on the subject during an interview with Sophie Shevardnadze (Russian TV show Sophie Co), quickly giving the impression that our solar system and the universe itself are far more populated than we have been led to believe.

Presented for your viewing pleasure are the videos that have capture the world’s imagination, video’s of a man with conviction who believes we all have a right to know the truth., no matter how extraordinary it is.

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The Salinas Crop Circle Explained, Nvidia’s Marketing Stunt Goes Viral…

Appearing last week the Salinas crop circle instantly caught the public’s attention. So much attention did this unusual sight garner that the farmer ploughed the crop circle into the ground after only a few days. It may have been of people trying to explain the aura and energy of the site, it might have been the people waring alien masks and shinning torches at the sky, we may never know.

What we do now know after yesterday announcement is the true source of the crop circles power, pure silicon. The crop circle pattern turns out to actually be the design of Nvidia’s latest mobile graphics chip.  NVidia put on one hell of a show at this weeks CES to publicize the release of their new mobile chippery, the K1. The crop circle was just the beginning.

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ROFL Video: Celebrities New Year’s Resolutions by Adult Swim…

New Year’s resolutions fall by the way side quickly for many of us but celebrities are different, living an extreme lifestyle requires extreme resolutions to be carried out. Now thanks to Adult Swim we finally have a window into this world.

Adult Swim presents Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus and many other celebrities as they explain their lofty goals for 2014. Never before have fake lips and funny voice overs achieved so much, for so many.

Presented for you viewing pleasure is the video that gets 2014 off to a start so humorous you’ll need stretchy pants to watch. Sit back in your stretchy pants, relax and check there are no celebrities within ear shot, this one could make them cry, then you’ll cry and cramp with laughter.

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The Battle of the Freefall Video: Sony A7R Commercial versus Skydiving Cats…

Doing battle for popular opinion today are two videos that strive to convey the freedom and exhilaration experienced during freefall.  Battling from different very corners of the ring both hope to climb the YouTube charts.

Like two sides of the same coin both freefall videos also stirred up controversy but for very different and unexpected reasons. While the hilarious almost cartoon like Skydiving Cats had many worried that cats had been hurled out of planes the ultra professional advertisement for the Sony A7R was accused of not being real enough, its a topsy turvy world.

Presented for your viewing pleasure are today’s two video combatants, both striving for attention from an internet enabled world. Sit back relax and prepare to feel 100% lighter for 50% longer…

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Accoustic Levitation and the Tractor Beam, the Impossible just became Incredible…

Levitation and the defiance of gravities surly bond has been a science that  struggled to keep up with its own mythology, until now.

A team of Japanese researchers have this week demonstrated the first technology that not only brings the mythology of levitation to life but leap frogs it to create a tractor beam, lifting and moving objects across 3 dimensions using sound alone.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the astounding video of acoustic levitation in action, now including tractor beam. Sit back relax and prepare to watch the future arrive, gliding effortlessly.

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Spooky New Year’s Eve, Ghost Captured by the Thames…

New Years Eve fireworks are a universal joy, no matter the nationality, or religion we all love to celebrate the start of a new year with a fireworks show.

This year a photograph captured a spooky sight by the banks of the Thame’s river in London. An image that might suggest the recently deceased also enjoy celebrating New Years. Captured by professional photographer Jules Annan while waiting for the countdown and the explosive celebrations is what clearly appears to be a ghostly apparition standing with his hands in the pockets of his jacket.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the video explaining one photographer’s spooky experience on New Year’s Eve.

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Kim Jong Un’s Hunger Games, Stacking the Decks has Never Been So Funny…

The experts of funny at College Humour have once again put together a video so hilarious it has been banned in North Korea; in South Korea it’s going viral. Continuing the Kim Jong Un Adventure series we join the exulted leader as he enters the world of the Hunger Games, giving the island a noticeably North Korean feel.

The beauty of the double parody, both Hunger Games and Kim Jong Un, is that even those of us who haven’t seen the Hunger Games can appreciate the gag, those who really got into the HG series will get even more value from the gag of course.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the animation that has enraged one small and highly twitchy country, proving that totalitarian regimes and a sense of humour are mutually exclusive. Sit back, relax and let the adventure begin.

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