Optical illusions are candy for curious minds and artist Sean
Augustine March has crafted a full candy store of illusions. His latest piece
of brain candy is the mind-bending lamp Fresnel Major. One of the slickest
examples of Infinity Cube available it seems to bend the very properties of physics
to create an infinity of space within a handy little glass box.
At their very core every infinity mirror is based on the
power of pointing a mirror at another mirror, bouncing light between the two.
Adding Dichroic glass to the equation adds an interesting twist that changes
the colour of the light as it bounces between the reflective surfaces.
Lovers of Anime rejoice, Netflix this week announced that they are working on a new Ghost In The Shell. To be titled ‘Ghost In The Shell:SAC 2045’ the new production will continue the series’ long tradition ofanimated science fiction tales.
Due for release in 2020 Elon Musk’s second-generation
Roadster is still a couple of years away from hitting the road but it already
has chins wagging. The king of the funny wagging chins Jay Leno recently
experienced the insane acceleration that 10,000-foot pounds of torque can produce,
and his reaction was priceless. Suffice
as to say he went from curious to wanting one in under 1.9 seconds.
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.
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.
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.