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Nvidia Is Using AI to Perfectly Fake Slo-Mo Videos

One of the hardest video effects to fake is slow motion. It requires software to stretch out a clip by creating hundreds of non-existent in-between frames, and the results are often stuttered and unconvincing. But taking advantage of the incredible image-processing potential of deep learning, Nvidia has come up with a way to fake flawless slow motion footage from a standard video clip. It’s good thing The Slo-Mo Guys both have day jobs to fall back on. Read More >>

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A Shaolin Monk Piercing a Pane of Glass With a Needle Is Why You Need Slow-Mo

There’s a lot of mythology around what a martial arts master is capable of, from leaping between buildings to turning invisible. But The Slow Mo Guys and their slow-mo camera spent some time with three Shaolin monks who demonstrated an amazing ability to throw a needle through a sheet of glass. Read More >>

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Super Slo-Mo Footage Reveals the Shockwaves When Sumo Wrestlers Collide

When the Slow Mo Guys’ point their high-speed cameras at a pair of massive sumo wrestlers with a combined weight of over 1,000-pounds, you can actually see the shockwaves rippling through their bodies as the two near-immovable competitors collide in the ring. Read More >>

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Watch the Slow Mo Guys Get Blown Up Like Action Heroes in Their Fancy New YouTube Show

Tired of waiting weeks for the Slow Mo Guys' latest experiment with their high-speed cameras? Over the next 12 weeks, the duo’s new Super Slow Show is going to deliver an almost daily dose of slo-mo goodness with bigger explosions, celebrity guests, and bigger risks, all recorded at thousands of frames per second. Read More >>

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Cooking an Airbag Turns a Microwave Door Into a Missile

Despite an endless list of fascinating and destructive experiments you can try, microwaves should really only be used to heat food. Not lightbulbs, not highlighters, and definitely not an airbag from a car. Unless you’ve got a high-speed camera to record the microwave’s door turning into a high-speed missile. Read More >>

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A Gigantic Six-Foot-Wide Water Balloon Will Instantly Drown Your Victim

If the internet has taught us anything, it’s that everything is cooler in slow motion, and bigger is always better. So if you’re going to the trouble of making a monstrous water balloon measuring six feet across, you better make sure you get some awesome high-speed footage when the whole thing goes kaboom. Read More >>

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A Super Slow Mo Rocket Launch Reveals a Spectacular Fireworks Show

As fun as building your own six-foot model rocket might be, launching it is no where near as impressive as watching one of NASA’s towering rockets blast into orbit—unless you point a high-speed camera at it. At 28,000 frames per second, a wonderful pyrotechnics show is revealed as it leaves the launch pad. Read More >>

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Slo-Mo Video Reveals Batteries Become Tiny Missiles When You Light Them on Fire

By now we’ve all seen how dangerous some batteries can be, but the Slow Mo Guys are back with some more incredible slow-motion footage revealing that even the seemingly innocuous AA batteries stuffed in your TV remote can easily turn into a high-speed, exploding projectile if you’re not careful. Read More >>

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Slo-Mo Footage of an Exploding American Football is Far Better Than the Super Bowl

If you’re finding it hard to wait until Sunday for the only day Britain is legally allowed to care about NFL, The Slow Mo Guys have something that should tide you over: They used a Phantom V2511 high-speed camera to film a severely overinflated American football at 28,000 frames per second. Read More >>

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Watch a Reinforced Steel Rod Break Like a Weak Little Twig

Inside nearly everything made of concrete, you’ll find reinforced steel rods that compress the material, making buildings, bridges, and other structures even stronger. The rods aren’t designed to break easily, but when they do, the best way to watch the destructive results is through the lens of a slow motion camera. Read More >>

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An RC Toy Looks Like a Hollywood Stunt Car in Super Slow Motion

It’s one of the oldest tricks in Hollywood: if you want a tiny model to look like a full-size vehicle, you just need to film it with a high speed camera. As The Slow Mo Guys demonstrate in their latest round of experiments, a couple of Traxxas XO-1 RC cars suddenly look like there’s a Hollywood stuntperson behind the wheel when filmed doing stunts at 1,000 frames per second. [YouTube] Read More >>

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Watch a Football Slam Into This Guy’s Head in Super Slow Motion

The Slow Mo Guys have come up with some wonderfully original experiments to film with their high-speed camera. But the footage they capture is always the most fascinating, or excruciating, when they turn their slo-mo camera on themselves. Read More >>

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SloMo Video Reveals How WW1 Fighters Didn’t Shoot Their Propellers Off

There are endless documentaries that explain the clever technology that allowed World War I fighter planes to fire their machine guns through their propellers without hitting the blades. But The Slow Mo Guys used their high-speed cameras so you can finally see exactly what’s happening. Read More >>

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Leg Waxing in Extreme Slow Motion Is Excruciating to Watch

We already know that waxing any part of your body is extremely unpleasant. But the point is further driven home when you watch The Slow Mo Guys wax their own legs at 28,000 frames per second through the lens of a Phantom V2511 slo-mo camera. Living with hairy legs doesn’t seem so awful in comparison. [YouTube] Read More >>

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Crashing a Lego Plane in Slow Motion is Spectacularly Destructive

The Slow Mo Guys have channelled their inner 10-year-olds for their latest high-speed experiment that involves crashing a Lego airliner into a miniature city built of plastic bricks. Read More >>