Feel like spending 20 minutes watching somebody build an elaborate dollhouse-sized bar today? Here you go.
Air New Zealand's latest air safety video is one for the rugby fans, featuring many current All Blacks riffing off the original Men in Black video. prev.
Scientifically minded bulldog seeks to answer the age-old question: "Is it possible to walk around holding a box in front of your face?" [more inside]
This is the music video for “Sapokanikan” by Joanna Newsom, directed by P.T. Anderson. These are its lyrics.
A guitarist captures visible sound waves by placing a camera inside his guitar, pointing it towards the Sun, and making the strings dance.
To start your weekend off right, here are 8 opossums eating banana pieces all at the same time. It's hypnotic.
What you get if you put Shatner's version of "Common People" to clips of the original Star Trek series (Previously from 2008: The Animated Version.)
Macy Gray sings about her dear friend, Bob. He comes in all kinds of colors, but he had me at yellow. (SLYT, NSFW)
Thinking of hiring a stretch limo for that graduation, prom, wedding or some other event? Top tip! If you do, perhaps don't try and drive it over a level crossing. Especially on a rail line used by trains hauling a "ten thousand ton" load. (Video features train collision with unoccupied vehicle, amateur video production effects). As in the Telegraph, Jalopnik, ABC news and Car Buzz. And a follow-up video by the county sheriff.
Experts have discovered the identity of Pingu's spoken language: English in an Irish accent. (Bleeped, but possibly still not feckin' worksafe, y'old bollocks.)
Sarah Silverman and Jeff Goldblum sing "Me & My Shadow" (Note: Quite adorable, but also shot vertically. You've been warned).
May I present One Minute Time Machine. It is the best 5 minute and 40 second time travel romance film that will ever have been made.
Why Disney Marriages Never Work: [SLYT] What happens after the credit roll is the truly depressing part.
Call of Tutu is a Lovecraftian short film by Aaron Vanek. An old man describes his cat... but is it really a cat? (SLYT)
What better way to relax than to see a guy creating a bird bath in his hands for his pet finch?
What to do when your country is suffering under a spell of bad luck due to a surfeit of black cats and nobody's winning the lottery jackpot? You send them on holiday to a country where they do bring luck.
How do you distinguish Americans [from other nationalities]? Students from many different countries at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (Japan) talk about what makes Americans different. (SLYT)
Deer using dog door (SLYT)
Pansy Division: Life In A Gay Rock Band, a documentary chronicling the history of the pop-punk group from 1991 to the present.
Math edutainer and MeFi favorite Vi Hart reflects on how her beliefs about gender, personal expression, "political correctness," diversity, and sincerity have matured over the years.
Tokyo saturates the senses.
Looking for something to watch this weekend? Why not try the Star Wars: Clone Wars microseries-compiled-into-a-movie from 2003.
We've seen good ASL versions of Eminem before, but this one from Shelby Mitchusson takes it to another level. (SLASLYT)
Catgrid. A grid of cats.
Americans try Dutch sweets. Some are received very well, others ... not so much. Some commentary at 24 Oranges.
Tiny Hamster's Tiny Tiki Party, with tiny albino hedgehog guest. Bonus behind the scenes video showing runner-up hedgie, and the truth of the puddle outside the loo.
Soon-to-be-married couple gets to see themselves and each-other as they might look over the years. (slyt)
What is an octobass?, you may have wondered. The answer: It is a ridiculously huge bass.
The Dover Boys at Pimento University is one of the cartooniest cartoons ever made. The 1942 Warner Brothers short, directed by Chuck Jones and animated by Bobe Cannon, is loosely based on the children's book series The Rover Boys. Quite visually innovative in its day, The Dover Boys probably contains the most outrageous smears and multiples of any cartoon since. [more inside]
Incognitube plays randomly selected videos from youtube that have fewer than 100 views. [more inside]
Three years after Beauty and the Beat, Todrick Hall takes Belle to the gayborhood, where she runs into RuPaul, Lance Bass, Frankie Grande, and many others.
12 Angry Men Inside Amy Schumer Pitch-perfect reenactment of the Sidney Lumet classic. (SLYT - 21 minutes, and worth every one) [more inside]
Biologist/blogger PZ Myers provides a nice introduction to evolutionary theory, and explains how classical Darwinism is distorted by proponents of scientific racism and other pseudoscientific movements.
Dark Lord Funk you up, Dark Lord Funk you up -- a mashup of you-know-who and Uptown Funk.
Czech competitive firefighting (known as požární sport) involves such events as the obstacle course and the tower climb, but none is more prestigious (nor thrilling) than the famous hose race.
Hans Kühner, of G. Henle Verlag, a publisher of classical music urtexts, hypnotically engraves a sheet of Liszt the old-fashioned way.
Rufus Thomas for Schlitz Malt Liquor, 1974. Look out for the bull. (SLYT)