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.
If there's one thing George Lucas loves more than a racially-insensitive alien race in his Star Wars films, it's a good ol' amputation. Here's every lopped off limb in the Star Wars films in one video, for your viewing (dis)pleasure. Watch it >>
Vortices formed of fire are great and all, but as this new video by the SlowMo Guys beautifully illustrates, these pyromaniacal pillars take on a completely new complexion when watched in slow motion. Fire it up >>
Hands up who doesn't love portable fermented milk? Thought so. Well, look away now Activia activists because the Slow-Mo Guys have taken hundreds of tubes of Frubes (well, specifically Go-Gurt, the American equivalent of on-the-go yoghurt) and decided to crush the poor unsuspecting comestibles with an anvil. Watch it now >>
Earlier this month, a major motoring overpass in Beijing, China, was demolished and completely replaced in under two days. The feat of civil engineering was all down to modular construction and one big prefab section of bridge being carted in to place, requiring orchestration and a lot of concentration. See more >>
For the first time ever, scientists have documented the elaborate tap dancing courtship displays of cordon-bleu songbirds as they execute their rapid-fire steps in as little as 20 milliseconds. Read More >>
A daredevil by the name of Théo Sanson has set a new record by walking half a kilometre across a slackline in the Utah desert, traversing points named The Rectory and Castleton Tower at Castle Valley. You need to see the whole, terrifying thing for yourself. Watch now >>