A window into another world is what you often see on Gizmodo UK’s ‘Watch This’ page. Showing videos from other sites or made by our very hands, you can while the hours away by checking out awesome timelapses, drone footage, educational videos, viral laugh-a-minutes, or even trailers for upcoming movies and TV shows.
Here's your feel good video of the day. A uselessly cute and furry little Ewok going head to head against the menacing Incredible Hulk. The Hulk does what George Lucas should've done to Ewoks. [YouTube via @kwameopam]
Tell me the first thing that pops in your head when I say: yellow bottle sipping, shit look like a toupee and suicide doors. Got it? Now watch this MS Paint-created music video of Chris Brown's Look at Me Now. It literally translates the lyrics into MS Paint graphics. I can't stop laughing. [BuzzFeed]
It won't get tired or distracted by squirrels, but the advantages of NSK's robotic seeing eye dog don't quite outweigh the fact that in its present form, it's very slow at tackling obstacles like stairs. So it will take a few years more development before this mechanical alternative has companion dogs looking for new work.
Many mathematicians set their sights on concurring the stock market, with dreams of unbridled financial success. But Scott Richard, who holds degrees in Mathematics, Computer Science, and Engineering from MIT and Princeton University, has dedicated himself to solving problems that matter to the average person. Which confusingly includes using mathematics to make another attempt at composing the world's ugliest piece of music. Um, thanks Scott?
What does the Canon EOS C300 give you for 20 grand, beyond a Super 35 mm-equivalent 8.28 megapixel CMOS sensor capable of recording a Full HD 1920 x 1080 picture and other cinematic goodies? Digital movies like this.
Joergen Geerds, Dan Finkler and Mark Sevenoff got six Sony Ericsson Xperia phones, combined them with a special panoramic mount and then recorded an 360-degree videopanorama of their ride in Moab, Utah, USA. The result is beautiful, especially the Little Planet view.
Military-Spec cases have been around for a while, but the Tank Case is ridiculous. Case Mate is so sure of the Tank's toughness that it hired third-party testers to subject a Tank-protected iPhone to a grueling, cringe-inducing battery of tests. To the Thunderdome!
Eric Scott aka Rocketman is probably the best Jet Pack pilot the world has. He's flown over canyons, performed in airshows and holds the record for fastest speed on a Jet Pack. So with that gift, he's now teaching people how to fly in his Jet Pack school.
What if you were trying to get money out of the ATM machine, and instead you got a snake? That's what happened to this poor bastard at a Caja Madrid bank on his way to work. But he reached past the slithering creature and grabbed his money anyway. Brave!
The BBC is celebrating its 75th television anniversary today, and instead of presenting it with a zimmerframe and turning its hearing aid up a few notches, we decided to look through the archives for our personal highlights from three-quarters of a century of British broadcasting.
George Lucas can release a thousand new versions of the Star Wars films with as many changes as he can imagine, but nothing will even come close to the sheer brilliance of this French disco/ballet interpretation.
Weapons are products just as much as a phone or condom. They have marketing teams who make advertisements who make people buy weapons. How To Be A Retronaut put up a collection of scanned print ads. Don Draper meets Doomsday.
A Boeing 767 coming from Newark airport in New Jersey just landed in Warsaw without its landing gear -- there were no injuries or casualties among the 230 passengers on board. Watch the amazing video and admire the flawless piloting.