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Descend Into the Weird, Dark World of Unseen YouTube Videos

With 100 hours of video being uploaded to YouTube every minute, no one human being will ever be able to bear witness to even a fraction of YouTube's plentiful bounty. But now, thanks to Petit Tube, we can at least graze the surface of all the weird, wonderful, an often disturbing clips that might otherwise have never been seen by human eyes. Read More >>

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An Orchestra of Drones Will Rule Mankind With Sweet Tunes

Okay, yes, these drones look adorable zipping around and playing keyboards and drums like a swarm of musical bees. Don't let them charm you. It's all part of their plan. First you start to trust them, then they take over mankind. Stay strong. Stay...wait, are they playing bells? Aww, they're so cute! Read More >>

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First-Person GoPro Stuntman Video Makes Me Want to Jump Off a Crane

It'd be fun to be a stuntman. As long as you had the nuts to put your body on the line and jump off stuff all day. Even if you don't, these GoPro videos of real stuntman dives will give you a taste of what it's like. Read More >>

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Researchers Invent a Camouflage Material That Changes Like a Chameleon

Mother Nature has already mastered the art of camouflage, so it only makes sense that we steal her ideas when it comes to the art of hiding. Researchers over in the US at the University of Michigan have developed a remarkable new material "inspired" by chameleons, which can change shape and colour under different lighting conditions. Read More >>

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What Was in the Pulp Fiction Briefcase?

If, 20 years on, you're still pondering the contents of Marsellus Wallace's briefcase in Pulp Fiction, look no further -- both the literal and metaphorical (via Quentin Tarantino himself) contents are dished out in this video. Along with a bunch of other obscure facts from the film which you probably didn't need to know but now do. Enjoy. Read More >>

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Watch the First BASE Jump From the Tip of the World's Tallest Building

Hold tight. This new video shows Vince Reffet and Fred Fugen break a new World Record: by climbing to the very top of Burj Khalifa—the world's tallest building—and then BASE jumping off it. Read More >>

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Watch GE Torture-Test Supermaterials in the Most Vicious Ways

The heat of an active volcano. A 5,000 lb weight dropped from above. A sandstorm that lasts ten years. These are just some of the ways GE torture-tests the super-strong materials that go into jet engines, wind turbines, and more. And thanks to the company's fascinating YouTube channel, we get an up-close view of the process. No safety goggles required. Read More >>

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Every Fireworks Show Should Have a Quadcopter Cameraman

Fireworks look awesome from the ground, but have you ever wished you could be inside them? Probably not because that's verifiably insane, but this quadcopter footage shows off how great the view is from up there. Read More >>

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Sorry, Laser Zeppelin, This German Light Show is Much Cooler Than You

Whoa. It's happened. Laser-Zeppelin has met its match. The crazy creative folks at Urbanscreen have transformed the cavernous interior of the Gasometer in Oberhausen, Germany, into a wild light show that looks all kinds of trippy. So long, Stairway. Read More >>

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Super Mario Song Played on Wine Glasses Sounds Just Like the Real Deal

If you listened with your eyes closed, you'd think this was just a video of someone playing Super Mario Bros. on a vintage Nintendo. But there's not a controller in sight. Just 48 wine glasses and a frying pan. Dan Newbie of YouTube, you're a maestro of the kitchen. Read More >>

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Holy Cow, Another Crazy Meteorite Caught on Russian Dashcam

Last night, yet another eye-searing blue meteor screamed across the dark Russian sky. Lucky for us, Russia is the land of dashcams, meaning that yet again, we get a driver's seat view of the phenomenon. How do you say "wow" in Russian?* Read More >>

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Running the Heartbleed Code to See Exactly How it Works

By now, you've read all about Heartbleed—but what, exactly, does it look like in action? Thankfully some nerdy brave computer scientists have run it, so you don't have to. Read More >>

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Red Hot Nickel Ball vs. Marshmallow Peeps: Fiery Death Has Never Been So Adorable

For whatever reason, Easter has become that special time of year when people everywhere gather round to destroy tiny, marshmallow birds in the most demented ways they know how. And so far, it looks like Red Hot Nickel Ball has this year on lockdown. Read More >>

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You've Got to Feel Sorry for the Woman Tasked with Designing Google Glass

It's all very well and good for the Lords of Google to dictate a future where we'll all be wearing a computer on our faces. But to make that look remotely cool, let alone comfortable? Read More >>

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What Happens to Marshmallow Peeps in a Vacuum

Anyone familiar with American springtime tradition will know about sending Peeps to their noble deaths via microwave. For everyone else, Peeps are marshmallow sweets, and microwaving them is apparently a thing over in the States (god knows why). Apparently microwaving is getting a bit old. How about a total vacuum instead? Read More >>

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The Fifth Element Game That Sadly Never Was

You probably don't remember The Fifth Element game for Playstation because it was so crappy. And you don't remember this 8-bit The Fifth Element game because, sadly, it never existed. It's just a video made by those jerks at CineFix, who keep taunting us with awesome but fake retro game remakes of classic movies. Read More >>

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