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.
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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.
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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.
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Imagine the surprise on the faces of researches as they worked away in the middle of northern Russia’s frozen wilderness when a giant Ice Breaker cruises by, only meters away. Getting this up close and personal with a 490-foot-long ship while on seemingly solid ice was not on the researcher’s schedule that’s for sure.
Travelling along the Yenisei River in minus 50-degree Celsius temperatures you might not expect to see another living soul, but for this team of adventurers a very large surprise was on the cards. The Taymyr nuclear powered ice breaker is one of the largest in the world with the shallow draft vessel designed to open up frozen rivers exactly as it was on the day. Driver Evgeny Shatalov even got close enough to touch the vessel as it cruised by. Let’s just hope they were on the right side of the ice breaker as there was now a very long, cold and wet hole in the ice behind it.
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Rail guns are the next generation of military weapon that promise to fire further and faster with zero gunpowder. Using electricity alone these cutting-edge weapons can fire a 17 pound projectile at Mach 7 to strike targets hundreds of miles away. Allowing them to sink battleships, shoot down aircraft and missiles while being virtually unstoppable.
Until recently the US Navy was the only game in town when it came to Rail Gun technology but this weekend pictures emerged of a Chinese naval vessel with what appears to be a kick ass rail gun mounted on the bow. With one picture leaked to the internet the Chinese government has signified that they are a military force not to be trifled with. Has the Chinese navy now stolen the technological lead from the US?
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Producing the perfect convertible computer has been attempted by many tech companies since the smartphone and tablet revolution began but while many have attempted it none have been able to come up with a compromise that people are willing to live with. The ability to quickly convert your portable device into a fully fledged notebook with the benefits of a full-sized keyboard and big screen still evades the smartest minds and gadget developers in the techie world.
Razer are the latest tech company to throw their hat into the convertible ring and their interpretation called Project Linda is one of the most interesting concepts yet. Project Linda has been designed to work with their Razor Phone, converting the phone into a full-sized Chromebook by simply slide the phone into the slot where the track-pad would normally be.
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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.
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