For those of us with a sweet tooth Gummy Bears have been a favourite for years. The fruity sweet flavours and immensely chew-able texture has made them famous. But if you need to watch your sugar intake the normal Gummy Bear is a guilty pleasure, that was until a delicious variant of the Gummy Bear appeared a few years ago, the Haribo Sugar Free Gummy Bear. Unfortunately, instead of becoming a favourite they quickly became infamous. With the unfortunate side effect of completely cleaning one’s insides out the sugar free variety of this squishy bear shaped candy soon developed an unfortunate reputation, and a collection of some of the funniest reviews on Amazon.
Cooking for yourself is one of the most primal forms of expression that an individual can undertake but the dangers of cooking are numerous. Blenders can explode, graters can eliminate fingerprints and the most feared kitchen utensil of all knives can remove entire fingers or puncture arteries. But what to do if you have a healthy fear of the everyday dangers in your kitchen? Well you learn to cook using your mouth only of course.
The Australian born artist who now calls Berlin home Nathan Ceddia shares your fears and decided to create his own revolutionary cooking style to alleviate his fears, this is ‘Cooking with your Mouth’. A cooking technique that leverages the flexibility of your chompers to cook up delicious dinners.
The first three stomach churning videos released by Nathan introduce Riva Godfree (actress Iska Lupton) as our master chef to demonstrate this revolutionary new cooking technique. With all of the most dangerous equipment eliminated from her kitchen she dives right in to using her natural abilities alone to craft a turkey stuffing, raw steak tartar and her pièce de résistance Beetroot Pancakes.
Presented for your viewing pleasure is the latest viral sensation to turn the internet’s collective stomach. A video designed to shock and amuse while instructing. Sit back relax and have your frying pans and smocks at the ready, this one could get deliciously messy.
Within politics and the beliefs of a society there are supposed to be many points of view present, that is a healthy society. Representation of the less popular views of society has often been the territory of comedians, humour is an interesting tool for the expression of ideas outside of the norm. These unpopular and often politically incorrect ideas need not be believed but they do need to be considered, even if to simply confirm your beliefs.
For the sake of a healthy society and in the interests of testing ideas through humor Highpants is proud to present for your viewing pleasure the most hilarious politically incorrect videos doing the rounds on the internet this week. Sit back, relax and prepare to be amused by things that are very wrong.
The world of sound is naturally the realm of our ears but from time to time we get to experience a mild form of synaesthesia, the sensation of our senses become crossed, and in this case we get to see sound and the waveforms that it is constructed from.
Australian acoustic guitarist Alan Gogoll is well known around the world for his experimentation with Bells Harmonic, also sometimes called a pinched harmonic it is the generation of a bell like tone or harmonic by tapping and plucking the strings. In Alan’s latest videos we get to see these harmonic waveforms in action and they are both visually and audibly beautiful. Captured using specially constructed camera and guitar rigs the Stringscapes videos mix up your senses in the most stunning way.
Presented for your viewing pleasure are the Stringscapes videos along with a quick tutorial on Gogoll’s Bells Harmonic playing technique. Sit back relax and prepare for a treat that will stimulate your visual and audio senses simultaneously.
With the return of the Walking Dead only a week away it is time to get in the zombie mood with a little Walking Dead hilarity. YouTube funny man Marca Blanca has put his video mixing skills to good use creating the real life walking dead tribute, and the resemblance is striking.
While Game of Thrones fans await the 8th season of the popular season Blanca can also help to tide you over with the Game of Goats. With the now famous theme song of the series recited by screaming goats at least the wait for the next series can be an amusing pause.
Presented for your viewing pleasure are the videos that will help us get through the hiatus. Which video contains the most hilarity may be down to which series you like the most, but you can be certain that both will amuse while providing a quick reminisce. Sit back relax and prepare to laugh at screaming goats and stumble drunk zombies.
Rumours have the internet running at warp speed with the possibility that Quinten Tarantino is set to produce and direct the next Star Trek movie. The internet’s collective mind was blown when the rumours of such a legendary collaboration became a serious possibility. Going where no man named Tarantino has gone, science fictions final frontier may never be the same again as he sets phasers to thrill for this science fiction action block buster.
Variety magazine in December reported that Tarantino, J.J. Abrams and writer Mark L. Smith would be teaming up to produce th R rated science fiction film. While the world waits to see if the film makes it from concept to reality those crazy videographers and mash-up masters over at the Nerdist have produced what may be the funniest preview mashup in many years. Asking themselves what would a Tarantino Star Trek look like they haven’t held back in imagining just what is possible, and it’s brilliant.
Presented for your viewing pleasure is a preview of what may just become the greatest science fiction collaboration of all times. Captains log star date 28.1.18: Space, the final frontier. These are the adventures of the star ship Enterprise, boldly going where no man has gone before. Will the Enterprise ever be the same again? Can the crew survive a Tarantino shoot out? Will the audience be left stunned? For answers to these questions and more stay tuned for the next great adventure, Tarantino style. For now, sit back relax and prepare to be beamed up to a parallel universe of action and adventure.
Making doubters eat their words is the sweetest revenge and the latest challenge taking the internet by storm, the ‘Karma is a Bitch’ challenge, takes this to the next level. The challenge sees seemingly ordinary people upload videos of themselves transitioning from their everyday selves to their striking self that is hidden from the world of the ordinary.
Started in China the participants of the challenge lip syncing the words ‘Karma is a Bitch’, a line from the show Riverdale, then using a slow-motion transition they reveal their exceptional side, all to the catchy backing track ‘Gucci Gucci’ by Kreayshawn.
Presented for your viewing pleasure is the compilation responsible for kicking of the challenge that is reminding the world not to judge a book by its cover, you really should wait until the slow-motion transition has revealed the truth before judging. If the greatest comic book characters have taught us anything it is that a slow-motion transitions can reveal the super-hero in all of us. Sit back relax and prepare to be captivated by the latest shared thought to sweep the internet.
Those tricky pranksters over at Jalals have taken a break from throwing pretend bomb bags at people and have instead decided to creep the hell out of everyone in order to generate laughs. While it may leave the poor victims shaking in fear their skid marks are definitely our laugh out loud moments. With a mix of The Ring and The Conjuring as their inspiration the scare factor is definitely high for this round of pranks.
Presented for your viewing pleasure are the scary moments that generate a flight response in so many unsuspecting prank victims. If a prank falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it still make us laugh? Sit back relax and prepare to be amused by other people’s sheer panic.
Nerf wars have been a fun way to go to war without losing any friends for a long time now. Whether it be at the office or in your backyard the taking out your aggression with soft spongy bullets is not only fun but also a great way to stay in shape. If you are after an extremely unfair advantage in your next Nerf war Captain Xavier has the Nerf gun for you. The Nerf Rival Minigun has a 2000 round capacity and is capable of firing 20 rounds per second, all contained within a compact minigun with an attractive backpack to hold the ammunition.
Presented for your viewing pleasure is the Nerf Rival Minigun, with the high-speed spinning barrels in action it’s hard to see how you could loose with this much firepower at your disposal. With the Nerf war arms race in full swing the minigun enters the foamy battlefield. Sit back relax and prepare to see the future of Nerf warfare in action.
The latest challenge to sweep the internet is so dangerous and mindbogglingly stupid that it has many wondering if the social media does in fact make people stupider. The Tide Pod Challenge involves stuffing a Tide laundry detergent pod into your mouth and bitting down, chewing on it if you are really interested in proving your intensity. With the inevitable explosion of the various laundry cleaning products contained within the natural reaction is to spit out the contents while wondering why the hell you just did it, but by that point it is too late and as the burning sensations and vomiting begins panic ensues.
It shouldn’t take explanation to understand that laundry detergent isn’t food and that the Tide Pod Challenge is potentially deadly. Even swallowing the dissolvable packaging can cause neurological damage, let alone swallowing any of the detergents themselves. Would you drink bleach? The effects of ingesting the laundry liquid include severe vomiting, burns to the esophagus, severe breathing troubles, coma and in extreme cases death.
Amusement parks are constantly trying to find new and outrageous ways to thrill and amuse their visitors. From time to time out of this innovation comes something so stunning that it changes amusements parks forever. The Slidewheel may well be one of those watershed moments for water parks, a rotating Ferris wheel water-slide that boggles the mind while tickling the adrenaline gland.
The intertwined maze of tubes forms one continuous water-slide that rotates at a leisurely 3 revolutions a minute, constantly keeping the rider on a downward trajectory and moving forward. After you enter the ride the slow rotation will move you through the twists and turns at speeds up to 40kmh for around two minutes.
Dancing zombies are an underappreciated sub culture of the zombie genre. They obviously still have the ability to react to noise so why wouldn’t they be able to dance? Michael Jackson thought the idea made enough sense that he made it the defining characteristic of his Thriller music video, a music video that was the first to popularize idea, making it one of the most memorable music videos of all times. In the modern era one small independent video produce, Danial Cloud Compos, thought the idea deserved revisiting and proved that it still works, even with today’s electronica music as the back-beat.
Presented for your viewing pleasure is ‘The Dancing Dead’, a funny music video that demonstrates that a zombie with a sense of rhythm is not only funny but it makes for a damn fine music video. Now if only the Walking Dead TV series could take a leaf out of this book they could re-invigorate the show. Sit back relax and prepare to shake that recently deceased money maker.
Road rage is the scourge of our modern world but one man has come up with a creative way to fire back at ragers. Sure, we’ve all thought of the perfect comeback minutes after an angry encounter but this clever cyclist has a more immediate way to respond, fireworks. Having mounted plastic piping on his bicycle, and with a lighter and fireworks at hand this cyclist was prepared for any rage event that may occur. Of course it didn’t take long for the angry green monster to appear with a scooter and his pillion passenger engaging in some creative sign language and aggressive riding, time for the fireworks.
Presented for you viewing pleasure is the one cyclist with the perfect solution to aggressive attitudes on the road, have a fireworks show. While the raising of the middle finger may be the standard response the fireworks just seem a whole lot more satisfying. Sit back relax and prepare to be amused by this demonstration of multitasking, even it is just slightly staged.
The unexpected and exceptional always captures the internet’s attention and often leads to a video going viral. It seems that as much as the world loves a stereotype it also loves when stereotypes are smashed to pieces. Recently this was true for Paula Jo Taylor who was captured playing guitar at NAMM 2017 (National Association of Music Merchants) and the video went viral. Titled the ‘Viral Granny Guitarist’ the world instantly took a shining to this fast playing granny who smash stereotypes as quickly as she plays guitar.
Presented for your viewing pleasure is the video that reminded us all that music is a universal form of expression and that talent is talent no matter the age, sex, hair colour or whatever generalized stereotype you wish to apply to the world. Sit back relax and prepare to enjoy the toe tapping, string slapping guitar maestro that is Paula Jo Taylor.
The automobile is without a doubt one of the most influential inventions of the modern era. Enabling travel and transportation of goods it has mobilised the entire world but these complex machines need to be maintained otherwise mechanical problems may ensue.
The men and women that we entrust with maintaining our wheels are witness to these mechanical problems, and from time to time they are asked to fix problems so extreme that they are left shaking their heads and reaching for their phone to record the situation. Treat your car badly and it may just end up being part of the mechanical problem mega mix.
Presented for your viewing pleasure are some of the most extreme mechanical issues encountered by the mechanics entrusted with fixing our cars. Problems so extreme that they needed to be recorded for posterity. Sit back relax and prepare to be amazed by the worst mechanical problems captured during 2017.
Police face many dangers in the line of duty, but nothing is more dangerous than an out of control Squirrel. Pepped up on cookies and loud music this one crazed squirrel took offence at the interruption to his cookie party and went on the offensive. Captured by a Brookport (New York) police officers body cam the footage shows just how out of control a squirrel cookie party can be. With the music blaring and cookies being consumed this is one hard core party squirrel.
Presented for your viewing pleasure is the hilarious footage from a world many of us will never get to see, the world of the highly addictive squirrel cookie party. Be warned never interrupt the squirrel crew when they are mid party, the results can be terrifying. Site back relax and prepare for the Squirrel attack to begin.
What happens when a group of lads combine a 250-foot-deep abandoned mine shaft with flammable liquids? Spectacular blow back, naturally. The remnants of the early mining days of the wild west in America the hell hole is aptly named as it seems to continue down all the way to Hades itself.
Presented for your viewing pleasure are the flammable antics of a group of adventurous lads. Without a doubt this is one of those don’t try this at home moments, in fact just venturing near abandoned mine shafts is a dangerous activity, let alone combining flammable liquids and mine shafts. Sit back relax and from the relative comfort and safety of your living room chair enjoy the spectacular blowback from hell’s hole.
Supercars have super performance but it isn’t unfair to assume that they also have super accidents. With a power to weight ratio similar to that of a Formula 1 car supercars can be a handful to keep under control, especially when all of those horses are unleashed at once. Combine that with the fact that large amounts of money doesn’t directly translate into large amounts of driving skills, and you have a dangerous combination that becomes very obvious very quickly. The best you can hope for is that there are no video camera’s around when performance exceeds ability, and that you survive the resulting catastrophe. Fortunately for us we now live in a world full of video cameras that are at the ready to catch every fail, including supercar fails.
Presented for your viewing pleasure are the best super car accidents of 2017, super fails for the world to see. Please remember that with great power comes great responsibility, it’s not just your life that you are putting at risk when the adrenaline is running high. Sit back relax and prepare to see what happens when the limits of your skills are surpassed by the performance of your car.