Category Archives: Video

An experimental  graduation short by Royal; College Of Art student Alex Bernas: a personal narrative about the parent child relationship pitched midway between abstract and mainstream animation.

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A clever placement by Brazilian tattoo artist Menace with two related perspectives of the same beetle, depending on the position of the recipient’s elbow.

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An illuminating state-hopping compilation of memorable TV and movie accents, deconstructed by US dialect coach Erik Singer.

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A very satisfying, possibly ASMR-inducing video from the Magnetic Games channel in which footage of magnetic sculptures being broken down is played in reverse.

Headphones and full screen for maximum frisson.

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In the first instalment of a new series about space exploration, web education channel Kurzgesagt explains how we could easily colonise the moon within 10 years, assuming we could afford to do such a thing.

Previously: Plastic, People

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How the LOL of the 1830s became America’s, and subsequently the world’s favourite abbreviation. To wit:

Young Boston intellectuals in the early 1800s used a humorous code of abbreviated phrases, like “KC,” or “knuff ced”; “KY,” “know yuse”; and “OW,” “oll wright.” And while most of them eventually fell out of fashion, one abbreviation persisted: “OK,” or “oll korrect.

MORE: Why We Say OK (Vox)

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An impressive construction by block geek Shadow Elenter, to wit: 

A LEGO technic bomb squad robot built with six S Bricks, 19 motors, a laser, lights and an electromagnet.

Previously: And Get Over It

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‘Softbody Tetris’ – an ongoing Cinema 4D project by C4D4U.

Who else suddenly wants to eat jelly straight from the packet?

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An award-winning Animal Farm style sociopolitical allegory by Greek animator Nassos Vakalis inspired by the economic crisis in southern Europe but, more especially, Greece.

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