Archive for the 'Video' Category

Lunch Pals

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011


Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Antarctica Time Lapse

Sunday, December 26th, 2010

Don’t blink!

Time-lapse video filmed in Antarctica, in and around McMurdo Station and Scott Base. Go to for a better quality version of this clip; Blog is here .

Who Let the (compiled) Dogs Out?

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Two Amazing FPV RC Videos

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

First person view [explanation] remote control piloting in Brazil (don’t miss the end!):

and NYC (arrests: none):

Humans can only walk in circles and nobody knows why

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Without visual cues, humans will always ambulate in a circle — and there seems to be no explanation why. Read the whole article at NPR.

This is not a dream

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

[direct link] Real wingsuit flying, gliding through a gorge in Switzerland.

Got Milk?

Monday, November 29th, 2010

[direct link]

18 Songs with Yodelling

Monday, May 5th, 2008


From WFMU’s Beware of the Blog. [mp3s] Yep. It’s a Yodel extravaganza. But iffen y’all wants more, here’s a youtube video of an 11-year-old yodelling sensation. [warning: pretty cute.]

Oh, long johnson…

Monday, May 5th, 2008

[direct link] funniest cat ever.

Cool or creepy?

Monday, March 20th, 2006

Climbing robot:

“RiSE is a small six-legged robot that climbs vertical terrain such as walls, trees and fences.”

Seven Rules for Making a (Science) Movie

Saturday, March 11th, 2006

These tips by filmmaker David Sington are part of a Nova special on solar neutrinos (The Ghost Particle). Sington, a veteran of more than two dozen science documentaries, believes there are some simple rules for making any movie, even ones that deal with difficult subjects like high-level science.

Goose kills Hawk

Thursday, March 9th, 2006

A Canadian goose is sucked in by an Airforce Hawk jet trainer during a NATO flight school training session, forcing the pilot and student to eject and destroying the aircraft – all captured on video. Download a .wmv file here, or view the google video version.

Here’s an official crash report (with “after” photo).

See the Boom!

Wednesday, March 8th, 2006

Photos (and a video clip) of jets breaking the sound barrier.

Storyboard software

Sunday, February 26th, 2006

Springboard is “a free Windows application for easily and quickly sketching and annotating storyboards for film, video, animation, or other dynamic media”.

These arms… are longing to hold you…

Friday, February 24th, 2006

Wow! Click the play button below, then read this news article about a giant octopus attacking a mini sub while waiting for the video to load.

Fantastic Reebok promo spot (old)

Saturday, February 11th, 2006

(find more Terry Tate/Reebok at Google Video)

Over/Under Cable Wrapping

Wednesday, December 7th, 2005

Handy dandy cable coiling techniques (video).

Fiat Lux

Wednesday, August 17th, 2005

Armed only with a few mirrored spheres and a digital camera, Paul Debevec set out to make a film like no other…

Gorgeous computer animation set in St. Peter’s Basilica. New Scientist article. Fiat Lux main site.


Wednesday, August 17th, 2005

Water Balloon Bounce. Also see a woman age, and nine more pages of time-lapse/time-speed animations.

Nice animations

Tuesday, June 7th, 2005


From Sheepfilms.
For more fun .gif animations, Start here.

Or check out some clever video shorts.
This one is fun.

Pocket Video

Thursday, May 26th, 2005

Here’s the winner of the Interfilm Berlin Siemens MicroMovie Award for 90-second videos filmed entirely on a mobile phone. (Micromovie Award site, with more winners here). You can find more teeny-tiny films by this guy at (plus lots more) at Undergroundfilm.

2005 International Short Film Festival Berlin

Thursday, May 26th, 2005

Interfilm Berlin Kurzfilm und Verleih (contest entry information page) is accepting entries for short films (up to 20 minutes) until July 15th – no entry fee, it seems. (main site).

Slow down, you talk too fast

Wednesday, May 11th, 2005

Video: The History of the Universe in 60 Seconds or Less.


Saturday, May 7th, 2005

Link: EagleCam: click through to “MiniCam in Action”.

Colorization Using Optimization

Thursday, April 21st, 2005

Link: Colorization Using Optimization.

Absolutely amazing! Try it yourself with a Java applet.

Wednesday, April 20th, 2005

Link: :: Download latest audio codecs, video codecs, codec packs and tools.

The Real Alternative from here is magnifico! "play RealMedia files without having to install RealPlayer/RealOne Player". Perfect. Also,

QuickTime Alternative.

Tuesday, April 19th, 2005

Link: : The Largest BitTorrent Community.

Also, see: Brian’s BitTorrent FAQ and Guide, and Torrent Watcher.