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The HTC Sensation XL Is Frankly the Least-Embarrassing Thing In Will.i.am's Music Video

By Kat Hannaford on at

I know ribbing on Will.i.am for selling his soul to any tech company that's willing to have him is all too easy, but his video for T.H.E shows some prominent product placement for the HTC Sensation XL. We just wish the sight of that gorgeous handset could undo seeing Mick Jagger, Jennifer Lopez and Will.i.am grinding in the cosmos/a jet's dashboard/on a plane. And the noise! I'll have to listen to three hours of Mike & The Mechanics to wash those memories out. [YouTube via Facebook]

Watch 230 Movies of 2011 in 5 Minutes

By Casey Chan on at

Was 2011 a memorable year for the movies? I didn't think so until I watched this 5 minute video of 230 films that released this year. So exciting! So fun! The full list of movies used in the clip in the order they appear can be found here.

Every New York Time Lapse Fused Into One

By Jesus Diaz on at

This is beautiful, like an animated Monet painting of New York City. Our very own Matt Toder had this simple but amazing idea: to take every cool NYC time lapse he could find and layer them together into one single video. This is the result.

Vimeo Wants to Find the Future's Directors

By Kat Hannaford on at

Can you hear that cry for the next Martin Scorsese, bouncing around the internet like an aural Ken Burns effect? It's come from Vimeo, which wants to find 2011's future directors, after seeing some enormous accomplishments from the inaugural Vimeo festival+award winners last year.