OK Go - Skyscrapers

Music video for the song "Skyscrapers" by OK Go, featuring dancers Moti Buchboot and Trish Sie.

Directed by Trish Sie, cinematography and editing by Paula Salhany, and 3D-ified by Eric Kurland.


Know Your Meme: Nyan Cat

In celebrating the one year anniversary of Nyan Cat, Internet scientist Forest revisits the pastry cat sensation!

For more info: http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/nyan-cat-pop-tart-cat


Luminaris

Stop motion short by Juan Pablo Zaramella.


Letterman: Joe Wong, 2009

Comedian Joe Wong makes his network television debut on the Late Show, 4-17-2009.

Joke information (a lot of viewers are from overseas and aren't familiar with US law)

Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America, and also appears on the $100 bill. Stores are robbed for money or $100 bills.

The 2nd Amendment gives citizens the right to bear arms (own guns). Stores are usually robbed with guns.

Roe v. Wade is a famous US court case regarding abortion rights. Two ways to get to America is to "row" a boat, or "wade" (swim).

For those wondering, the intro song is "Straight to Hell" by The Clash.


Bat Eyes

16 year old Adam cruelly teases a classmate. When he seeks her out to apologise, she has quite different plans for him. Years later, when least expected, the memory of this event comes back to haunt Adam.

BAT EYES is part of The Voices Project from the Australian Theatre for Young People. More info: facebook.com/thevoicesproject

Starring:

Mia Morrissey as Bat Eyes
Ben James as Adam

Director: Damien Power

Adapted by Jessica Bellamy and Damien Power from the original monologue LITTLE LOVE, by Jessica Bellamy

Producer: Bec Cubitt
Co-Producers: Eleanor Winkler & Eva Di Blasio

Cinematographer: Simon Chapman
Production Designer: Andrew 'Undi' Lee
Editor: Nikki Stevens
Sound Designer: Sasha Zastavnikovic
Composer: Brendan Woithe
Executive Producer for atyp: Dan Prichard


Upside Down Helicopter - Smarter Every Day

Destin films an RC helicopter on a Phantom, and mounts a small video camera on the helicopter to analyze the rotor blades.

MUSIC "It's probably going to be OK" created by "A Shell In The Pit" Download it here: http://bit.ly/SED_Album . The wizard pilot is Carl Groover http://www.carlgroover.com/ Carl Flies for the Curtis Youngblood team http://bit.ly/w2ATpl


Rage

An animated short by Guy Collins. Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), titled "Batty McFaddin" Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" [creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/] Dedicated to Edd Gould, a legend and an inspiration.


Andrew Dickey: Black Bike

Andrew Dickey riding trials in Melbourne, Australia in early 2012.

Music: Attack Ships on Fire, by Architect from the album Consume Adapt Create


How to Buy a Car, Using Game Theory

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, author of The Predictioneer's Game, shares his foolproof method for getting your next car for the lowest price possible.


1957 Spaghetti Harvest

Considered the greatest April Fools' prank ever.

In 1957, BBC television broadcast this story and got hundreds of calls and letters on how people could start their own.