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Batman Unites an Oddball B Team When the Original Justice League Superheroes Aren’t Available

28 minutes agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

In a funny mashup by Funny or Die, oddball heroes from various Hollywood films are called upon by Batman (Ben Affleck) to replace his original team of Justice League superheroes, who are all too busy. The Dark Knight assembles Blankman (Damon Wayans), Barb Wire (Pamela Anderson), Howard the Duck (Chip Zien), and Steel (Shaquille O’Neal)...

Renowned Musicologist Performs a Beautiful Mozart Sonata on Mozart’s Own Fortepiano

29 minutes agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Renowned musicologist Robert Levin performed a beautiful version of the third movement of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart‘s Sonata No. 17 in B flat major on the composer’s own fortepiano. Levin then explained how modern instruments don’t really capture the sound in the same way as the instrument upon which the piece was written. One writes for...

How to Make an Electronic Puzzle Box That Jumps When Unlocked

2 hours agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

SKM created a great new tutorial video where they show how to make an electronic puzzle box, built within a cardboard frame, that jumps when unlocked. How to Solve the Gold Coast Parking Meter PuzzleMicrosoft’s Vanishing Point GameClever Cockatoo Very Methodically Solves a Puzzle Box Puzzle Box He Hadn’t Seen In a Year

Namie Osawa Talks About the Inspiration Behind Her Flashy Robot Restaurant in Tokyo

2 hours agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Great Big Story partnered with ANA for a new episode of their Flavors series where they travel to Tokyo to talk with Namie Osawa about the inspiration behind her underground robot themed club, Robot Restaurant. The flashy restaurant features all sorts of radio-controlled animatronics, drums, music, dancers, and an incredible array of flashing lights and...

An Amazing Microscopic Timelapse Showing the Remarkable Process of Squids Hatching to Life

2 hours agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Evolutionary and developmental biologist Nipam H. Patel of the Patel Lab at UC Berkeley created “Squid: Coming to Life” an absolutely amazing microscopic timelapse capturing the formation of embryos inside eggs from which tiny baby squids emerge. This amazing cephalopodic birth is absolutely fascinating to watch. These are a series of images and videos of...

How NASA Meteorologists Use Dust, Smoke and Salt Particles to Track Ocean Storm Movement

2 hours agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

A fascinatingly informative satellite simulation of the intense 2017 Atlantic hurricane season shows how meteorologists at the NASA Goddard Space Center employ the use of tiny aerosols such as evaporated sea salt, Saharan Desert dust and fire smoke to visualize how a storm is moving over the ocean and track where it will probably make...

Gorgeous Nautilus ROV Footage of an Undulating Shape Shifting Deepstaria Jellyfish

2 hours agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

While exploring the waters of San Benedicto Island during the Revillagigedo Archipelago Dive, a Nautilus Live ROV captured remarkable footage of shapeshifting deepstaria jelly as it undulated through the water before coming to a nebulous stop in a gorgeous shape of a flower. During these first ever ROV dives in Revillagigedo Archipelago, the Nautilus team...

A Look at the Complicated History of Surfing

2 hours agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

In an animated TED-Ed lesson given by Scott Laderman and directed by Silvia Prietov, Laderman shares everything that he knows about the complicated history of surfing. Today, surfing is a multi-billion-dollar global industry, with tens of millions of enthusiasts worldwide. For some it’s a serious sport; for others, just a way to let loose. But...

Adam Savage Tours The Jim Henson Exhibition at the Museum of the Moving Image

2 hours agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Adam Savage of Tested visited the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens and took a glorious tour of The Jim Henson Exhibition. The exhibit showcased Jim Henson‘s amazing work from The Muppet Show, Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, and The Dark Crystal. A post shared by Museum of the Moving Image (@movingimagenyc) on Jul...

Bob Saget Shares Full House Secrets and Hiccups While Eating Progressively Spicy Wings

2 hours agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

On an episode of the First We Feast series, Hot Ones, Bob Saget chatted about life, shared Full House secrets, hiccuped uncontrollably, and ate progressively spicy wings while being interviewed by Sean Evans. Bob Saget became a household name as Danny Tanner on the classic sitcom Full House, as well as a legend of comedy...

The Boston Dynamics Atlas Humanoid Robot Has Learned How to Jump, Spin and Perform Backflips

2 hours agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Atlas, the incredible humanoid robot from Boston Dynamics has now been programmed to jump up onto boxes, spin and effortlessly perfom backflips off of boxes. What have you been up to lately, Atlas? Boston Dynamics’ Humanoid Robot Atlas Shows Off Its Balancing SkillsAtlas, A Six-Foot-Tall Humanoid Robot With Articulated Hands and Joints by Boston DynamicsSciShow...

A Little Yellow Parrot Adorably Wiggles Her Body In Between Bites of a Yummy Banana

10 hours agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

A funny little yellow parrot named Bella sat upon her human’s finger and took big bites of a banana. in between each yummy mouthful, Bella adorably wiggled her body. According to Bella’s human, sometimes the urge just comes over the little bird. My little yellow parrot gets super hyped sometimes and just has to happy...

Elon Musk Unveils the New Tesla Electric Semi-Truck and Second-Generation Roadster Sport Car

10 hours agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Last night, Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled the company’s shocking new electric semi-truck and made a surprise announcement for the second-generation of their Roadster sports car, which Musk said will be “the fastest production car” made. The aerodynamic 80,000-pound (with trailer) semi is capable of a range of 500 miles and going from 0 to...

A Playful Simon’s Cat Refuses to Let Simon Hang a Simple Shelf For Displaying His Second Place Trophy

10 hours agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

In “DIY“, a very playful Simon’s Cat came across his human attempting to install a shelf onto the wall and in typical feline fashion, did everything he could to make it all about himself. Somehow, despite all the injuries, disruptions and distractions, Simon was able to get the shelf onto the wall to proudly display...

An Ambitious Teddy Bear Tries to Deliver Drinks But Goes Down Screaming Under the Weight of the Tray

10 hours agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

While visiting a restaurant in Japan, Mason Hale captured very funny footage of a waiter making it appear that a teddy bear was trying to deliver drinks to a table. Though he readied himself as best he could, the drinks proved too heavy and the ambitious teddy bear was crushed beneath the weight of the...

Renowned Musicologist Performs a Beautiful Mozart Sonata on the Composer’s Own Fortepiano

10 hours agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Renowned musicologist Robert Levin performed a beautiful version of the third movement of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart‘s Sonata No. 17 in B flat major on the composer’s own fortepiano. Levin then explained how modern instruments don’t really capture the sound in the same way as the instrument upon which the piece was written. One writes for...

A Sullen Newfoundland Dog Refuses to Look at His Human Until She Offers Him a Heartfelt Apology

10 hours agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

A post shared by ?Ralphie & BOSS? (@ralphie_the_newf_and_the_boss) on Nov 2, 2017 at 8:11am PDT A stubbornly sullen but gorgeous chocolate Newfoundland dog named Ralphie evidently had a bone to pick with his quizzical human and refused to even look at her until she gave him a great big, heartfelt apology for her wrongdoing. Once...

Retired Marine Pilot Purchases His Very Own Harrier Jump Jet in New AARP Series ‘Badass Pilot’

10 hours agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Badass Pilot is a new five-episode series from AARP. It follows Art Nalls, an incredibly successful 65-year-old retired pilot and lieutenant colonel with the United States Marine Corps, as he ventures to England to purchase himself his very own retired Harrier Jump Jet. He bought a WWII-era Soviet YAK-3 fighter and then a Czech L-39....

A 7 Year Old Boy and a 64 Year Old Man Sit Down Across From One Another to Discuss Their Lives

10 hours agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

In a wonderful video from the Facts Channel, a redheaded 7 year old boy and a 64 year old man sat down across from one another to talk about the events of their lives in order to find out what lessons they could learn from each other being 57 years apart in age. The discussion...

Cute Baby Hangs Onto a Roomba to Take a Ride Around the Kitchen

10 hours agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

There have been plenty of cats riding around on Roomba vacuums, but now we have a super cute little baby hanging onto a Roomba to take a ride around the kitchen. Cat Wearing a Shark Costume Entertains Baby Also Dressed as a Shark by Riding a Roomba Vacuum in the KitchenBaby Rides Around on Top...

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