Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The language only three men speak - BBC News

A dying language...
Badeshi is an almost extinct Indo-Iranian language spoken in Pakistan. In 2014 "Ethnologue, Languages of the World" stated Badeshi had not been spoken for at least three generations but in 2018 the BBC found three men who could still speak the language.

Badeshi used to be the common languages of a small mountain village in northern Pakistan - now there are only three people left who can speak it.

 Video by Zafar Syed, BBC Urdu

BBC News

NASA Examines Technology To Fold Aircraft Wings In Flight

Fascinating stuff...

NASA conducts a flight test series to investigate the ability of an innovative technology to fold the outer portions of wings in flight as part of the Spanwise Adaptive Wing project, or SAW. Flight tests took place at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, using an autonomous subscale UAV called Prototype Technology-Evaluation Research Aircraft, or PTERA, provided by Area-I.

NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland developed the alloy material, and worked with Boeing Research & Technology to integrate the material into an actuator. The alloy is triggered by temperature to move the outer portions of wings up or down in flight.

The ability to fold wings to the ideal position of various flight conditions may produce several aerodynamic benefits for both subsonic and supersonic aircraft.

NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center

Teen Spends $1500 A Month To Become Barbie | HOOKED ON THE LOOK

And yet another Barbie wannabe. This is what NOT to do young girls...

EIGHTEEN-year-old 'human doll' spends $1,500 each month to realise her dream of being the ultimate real-life Barbie. At the age of 16, Gabriela Jirackova, from Prague, Czech Republic, started amping up her normal beauty regime with long blonde hair extensions, massive eyelashes, permanent make-up and lip fillers. The teen, who owns 300 Barbie dolls, recently underwent her first surgical procedure, at a cost of $4,500, to take her natural C cup size breasts to a G cup. And Gabriela already has plans for more cosmetic work, including butt implants, rib removals and even bigger breast implants to help her perfect her ‘living doll’ look.

Barcroft TV

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Billionaire Bill Gates Guesses Grocery Store Prices

It's #1 trending on YouTube with over 4M views in just a day. We wonder why? ;)...

Ellen tested Microsoft mogul Bill Gates' knowledge of grocery store prices with a game of "Bill's Grocery Bills."


London's first capsule hostel - BBC London News

They should have something similar here in Canada for the homeless people... a cheaper version or something...

When was the last time you stayed in a youth hostel?  It probably didn’t look like this one – London’s first ‘capsule hostel’.  It’s a dormitory with just enough room for a bed and everything you need inside a self-contained pod. They've been popular in Japan for years – reporter Thomas Magill goes to Borough to see if they'll take off here.

BBC London

This Fish "Walks" Like Our Prehistoric Ancestors | National Geographic

This animal, called a “little skate,” may be providing us clues to the evolutionary development of land-dwelling locomotive behaviour.

We knew that some fish could move along the sea floor in a way similar to walking. We didn’t know just how similar it was … until now.

National Geographic

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

How Horse Sounds are Made for Movies

One word. Fascinating...

Watch how Stefan Fraticelli creates horse sounds for movies. Stefan is a foley artist and uses surprising and ordinary objects to layer sounds and create the noises you hear in films.


Hey Buddy, Can You Give Me a Hand?

Boston Dynamics is at it again with their ever-improving robot dogs. This time it's one helping the other to get through a closed door. Freekeh!
The video has been viewed over 8M times in just under a week!...


‘Hulk’ Brothers Risk Death By Injecting Muscle-Building Chemicals | HOOKED ON THE LOOK

They seem like really nice guys so for their sake, we hope they have this under control because at some point, you have to know when enough is enough...

BROTHERS Tony ‘Hulk’ Geraldo and Alvaro ‘Conan’ Pereira, have both injected dangerous chemicals to make them look HUGE. As well as using extreme lengths to bulk up to a combined weight of 241kg, the brothers from Rio, Brazil, attend the same gym everyday and work out together for hours to improve their definition. Tony, 49, and Alvaro, 50, claim there was a time when they were ‘addicted to getting big’ but now believe they have it under control. Alvaro had been injecting his biceps and legs with a supplement - called Potenay B12 - on and off since he was 15 years old. Tony followed in his older brother’s footsteps. Taking their doctors advice, the brothers claim to have recently stopped injecting for health reasons and because their skin cannot stretch anymore.

Barcroft TV

Wednesday, February 14, 2018


Watch this epic moment a 98-year-old discovers his real age. It ain't pretty but it sure was priceless.

The video has been viewed over 4M times since being uploaded a week ago...

Pinball Wiz

Time Traveler From 2030 LIE DETECTOR Test

This time traveller from the year 2030 claims, among other things, that Donald Trump gets re-elected in 2020. He can't give you any evidence on anything, of course, seeing it will cause a paradox and all but the video has been going viral with over 420K views. 
We'll just file this one under 'Entertainment'...

We did a lie detector test on Noah, who claims to be an actual time traveler from the year 2030. He says he is stuck in 2018. In this interview, we ask Noah the alleged time traveler about how time travel works, the legitimacy of his story, and in the end, we do an x-ray on his wrist that he claims is housing future technology. What do you think? Is Noah a real time traveler from the future?


Thursday, February 8, 2018

A Honey Badger and Mole Snake Fight to the Death

Who do you think has the better advantage? You'd be surprised...

A hungry honey badger and a fearless mole snake are locked in a deadly battle, with survival at stake. Both animals know enough to target each other's weak spot: the head.

Smithsonian Channel

Corseter Mum Shrinks Waist To 18 Inches | HOOKED ON THE LOOK

A MUM and former U.S. Navy veteran wears a corset 23 hours a day to maintain her tiny 18 inch waist. Mother-of-three Diana Ringo, 39, from San Diego, California wears her corset for 23 hours everyday - only taking it off when she showers or works out. The 5ft 2in Navy wife, who was herself was in the Navy as a chef for nine years, started wearing her waist-shrinking garments nearly three years ago after she lost her natural curves following the birth of her four-year-old twin boys. Instead of losing the 77lbs she put on during pregnancy - making her waist 27-29 inches - with a balanced diet and exercise, Diana decided to get her hourglass figure back by wearing waist-pinching corsets.

Barcroft TV

DEADPOOL 2 Trailer (2018) 4K Ultra HD | Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin

The upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Deadpool,  is scheduled to be released on May 18, 2018.

Fast Fact: Joi "S. J." Harris an American motorcycle road racer and stuntwoman, from Brooklyn was killed while filming a motorcycle stunt, doubling as "Domino" on the set of Deadpool 2. The bike she was driving crashed into Shaw Tower in Vancouver, British Columbia.  Harris was not wearing a helmet because the character, Domino, does not wear one in the scene, and there had not been time since she joined the film to create one for her to fit underneath the Domino wig.

Filmic Box

Monday, February 5, 2018

What 7.6 Billion Humans can do!

Find out what would happen if 7.6B of us got together and jumped, screamed and aimed lasers at the moon - all at the same time...
The video shows what would happen in different cases when all 7.6 billion people on this planet unite.

Astrogeekz Co

No Woman, No Drive

The year was 2013.  Women in Saudi Arabia defied a ban on driving and took to the wheel - and YouTube posting videos of themselves. This satirical video set to the tune of Bob Marley's 'No Woman, No Cry' by comedian Hisham Fageeh was a result of that and became an instant hit with more than 3M views in just a few days...

Alaa Wardi

Why Alien Life Would be our Doom - The Great Filter

Finding alien life on a distant planet would be amazing news - or would it? If we are not the only intelligent life in the universe, this probably means our days are numbered and doom is certain.

Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Dancing on Ice! See skaters glide around magnificent Lake Baikal

Wow. So clear. It's considered the deepest lake in the world, and these skaters have captured video footage of their daring dance on the frozen surface of Lake Baikal, Siberia...
Skaters glided gracefully across the frozen surface of the world’s deepest lake, Lake Baikal, as seen in footage captured earlier this month.
Lake Baikal’s thick layer of ice is believed to be able to sustain even a 15-tonne car moving across it. In winter, the frozen Baikal is near transparent, allowing daring visitors to see through the trapped bubbles and all the way to the bottom of the lake.
The world’s largest freshwater lake is usually covered with ice for around five months of the year after it freezes in mid-winter.


DORITOS BLAZE vs. MTN DEW ICE | Super Bowl Commercial with Peter Dinklage and Morgan Freeman

A rare joint ad with Mountain Dew and Doritos in this Superbowl commercial with actors Morgan Freeman and Peter Dinklage going head to head - lip-syncing style...


Crazy Cockatoo Pushes Everything to the Ground

It's worse than a cat. This crazy cockatoo loves watching things fall to the ground and shows no remorse as it uses its beak to shove everything off counters, tables and more in this cute video compilation...

Birb Memes

Guess Who Has a Criminal Record | Lineup | Cut

Cut's latest "Lineup" series has 3 people guessing which of the eight strangers have criminal records just by looking at them...

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