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‘Breath’, A Breathtaking Short Film Highlighting the Different Ways Human Beings Breathe

17 hours agoOdd : Laughing Squid

“Breath” is a short film by Mill Valley, California production duo The Mercadantes (formerly Everynone) that celebrates the many different ways human beings breathe, from asthma inhalers to space walks. via Colossal

‘Dji. Death Sails’, An Amusing Animation About a Grim Reaper Who Is Too Distracted by a Treasure Chest to Do His Job

yesterdayOdd : Laughing Squid

Dji. Death Sails, the follow up to the award-winning short film Dji. Death Fails, is an equally amusing 3D animation by director Dmitri Voloshin and simpals that tells the story of a distracted Grim Reaper who is more interested in a bulging treasure chest than he is in doing his job in regards to the […]

2 Chainz might be running for mayor of his hometown of College Park.

yesterdayOdd : Happy Place

Now that 2 Chainz has mastered the political debate on cable news, he is ready for the next step: Mayor. Like most politicians, 2 Chainz is already telling the public "I'm different." (via Getty Images) In an interview with XXL, 2 Chainz...Show More Summary

Artist Builds Elaborate Walkable Labyrinths in the Sand on the Oregon Coast

yesterdayOdd : Laughing Squid

Artist Denny Dyke builds enormous, beautiful, elaborate labyrinths in the sand on the Oregon coast for the public to use. Each labyrinth is unique and walking the course of each one serves as a meditative experience. When the tide rises in the evening, each labyrinth is washed away in to the ocean. I create walkable […]

Drone captures pod of dolphins surfing in unison

yesterdayOdd : Boing Boing

“Huge pods of bottlenose dolphins cruise the shoreline and surf the crystal clear turquoise waves.” (more…)

Why Children Need to Be Quiet

2 days agoOdd : Neatorama

(vimeo link) Children make up a particularly gullible audience, so its very tempting to impress them with whatever nonsense you want to concoct, and sometimes those tall tales have a positive effect. Or one like this could just as easily scar them for life. Show More Summary

Link Latte 227

#227 - Week of January 26, 2015 Epic Ski Ride: Candide Thovex - [extreme video, wow ending] These Awesome Umbrellas Are Retractable - [wow tech] Nine Hours In A Capsule Hotel - [cool, travel] The Evolution of the Moon in 30 Seconds -...Show More Summary

The Story of R32

3 days agoOdd : Neatorama

(vimeo link) A lonely, damaged, and obsolete robot roams the city, looking for a human connection. But it turns out that R32 is more human than those he meets along the way. This short film by Vladimir Vlasenko might surprise you. -via Geeks Are Sexy

Fantastically Surreal Computer Animations by Jonathan Monaghan

3 days agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Artist Jonathan Monaghan creates experimental animations that venture beyond the surreal to a world in which goats with rainbow eyes fly out of airborne baroque palaces. The computer animations at times resemble video game cut scenes...Show More Summary

I… Like Taylor Swift Now And I Feel Confused About It

3 days agoOdd : Thought Catalog

We turned on "Blank Space" and started belting out the lyrics. I paused, and looked around the car. "Am I a Swifty?" I whispered to myself in fear.

A Supercut of the Many User Interfaces Found in ‘Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope’

3 days agoOdd : Laughing Squid

San Francisco video game developer Dino Ignacio took it upon himself to create a supercut of the various user interfaces found throughout 1977’s Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. It’s a list that features far more than just software, including moments where characters interact with doors, knobs, buttons and more. via Gizmodo

Watch 23 of the best dolly zooms in cinematic history

3 days agoOdd : Boing Boing

Vashi Nedomansky compiled this terrific collection of famous dolly zoom shots. Cinematographer Irmin Roberts used it to great effect in Hitchcock's Vertigo, and it quickly entered the language of cinema to convey a moment of revelation, usually an unpleasant one. Read the rest

Music video: retro-'80s hallucination for new Marie Davidson track

3 days agoOdd : Boing Boing

A strange, 1980s-esque hallucinatory video, directed for Montréal synth-punk chanteuse Marie Davidson's "Balade aux USA." (more…)

30 Best Videos of the Day – January 25, 2015

Sex Ed teacher in Mississippi prohibited from demonstrating proper condom use, demonstrates proper sock use instead. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06kT9yfj7QE Absolutely incredible archery skills https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEG-ly9tQGk...Show More Summary

Argentinian Town Underwater for 30 Years Resurfaces

4 days agoOdd : Neatorama

Vimeo Link This fascinating video follows 83-year-old Argentinian Pablo walking through what is now the ruins of a once thriving, prosperous town — a resort to which tourists flocked — that was underwater for 30 years once a dam and dike gave way to the lake beyond them. Show More Summary

Epic Supercut of Cinema's 60 Greatest Sword Fights

5 days agoOdd : Neatorama

Two professional warriors face off against each other in a refined yet brutal form of combat. This is sword fight of cinema, which is the source of some of the most compelling scenes in film history. Clara Darko rounded up selections...Show More Summary

Oddly Soothing: Plugging Pylons on the Golden Gate Bridge

6 days agoOdd : Neatorama

(Video Link) Like the bricklaying video I posted a couple years ago, there's something calming and appealing about watching someone become, through practice, the master of a skill you might not think of. This employee of the Golden Gate Bridge Transportation District can plug pylons into holes made for them along the Golden Gate Bridge. Show More Summary

This movie trailer made from over 300 movies will make you want to see movies.

6 days agoOdd : Happy Place

I like to movie, movie. Movies are great, aren't they? Well, individual movies are usually kinda just OK, but taken as a whole, I bet most of you like the movies. One person who most certainly does is Vimeo user GameOvais, whose first...Show More Summary

‘Cinematic Montage’, Hundreds of Clips From Iconic Films Edited Together Into a Single Trailer-Like Video

6 days agoOdd : Laughing Squid

“Cinematic Montage” is a short video created by Vimeo user GameOvais that edits together clips from 280 films spanning a large selection of decades and genres into a single, movie trailer-like experience. “Cinematic Montage II,” meanwhile, ups the ante with more than 300 different movies featured. Both videos also offer a full, alphabetical breakdown of […]

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