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Life Comes at This Fighting Crab and Octopus Fast

It was the underwater match of the year. A swimmer crab and a red octopus squared off in mortal combat while divers circled round for a first-hand look at the Coliseum spectacle nature had arranged for them. A tense battle played out as the two foes circled each other and kicked up a disorienting dust-cloud in their wake. But this sparring match would not end the way either of the opponents had intended. Read More >>

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Jason Segel Is the Only Person Who Can Stop This Guy From Eating Paper Forever

Jason Segel — actor of How I Met Your Mother, Freaks and Geeks and Muppets fame — is in a unique position: he’s the only person alive that can save one very strange man from a lifetime of gastrointestinal discomfort. Read More >>

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Watch ILM Completely Digitally Create the Planets of Rogue One

The best visual effects are the ones we don’t even see. In Rogue One, we know Tarkin isn’t physically there and that the Death Star doesn’t really exist. So it’s the landscapes that are the true magic: entire worlds created in a computer to build out and expand a little sliver of actual filming, or nothing at all. Read More >>

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Madman Manages to Build 20-Foot Tall Fire Tornado Without Burning Down His Entire Country

Colin Furze, the internet’s favourite inventor who always puts awesome first and safety second, has created what certainly looks like the largest man-made fire tornado ever built. Combining two of nature’s most destructive forces seems like a good idea, right? Read More >>

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Everyone’s Smiling When The Dark Knight Joker and Suicide Squad Joker Fight to the Death

As played by the late Heath Ledger in Batman: The Dark Knight, and Jared Leto in Suicide Squad, the latest recent live-action versions of the Joker have been among the most debated iterations of the character. A new fan-produced short has them fighting each other. Read More >>

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Learn to Love Loading Icons With This Beautiful Stop-Motion Short

It can mean that you’re experiencing a brief inconvenience or it can be a sign that you’re in for a major problem—either way, no one wants to see the loading icon. Unless, of course, that loader is made in a beautiful stop motion celebration of waiting for your dang computer to do its job. Read More >>

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Here’s a Friendly Reminder That Nothing in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Was Real

We knew the beasts and the magic were fake, but did you know that pretty much everything you saw on screen wasn’t there? At this point, an effects reel could reveal that Eddie Redmayne was actually five rabbits in a coat with some tremendous special effects work and I’d believe it. Read More >>

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Melt Your Brain With a Ride Through This Psychedelic Hot Wheels Track Setup

Maybe last thing on a Wednesday isn’t the best time to melt your brain. But then again, since the week is only half over, taking a ride on a psychedelic Hot Wheels track might actually be the perfect distraction to all the work you’d rather not be doing. Read More >>

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HP’s New Network Security Video Stars Mr Robot

HP's slick new video series — promoting network printer security, of all things, and by proxy selling its own network printers — stars Christian Slater as the Wolf, a hacker taking down big businesses while dressed to impress. Read More >>

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Thor Continues Being a Terrible Roommate in the First Look at Team Thor, Part 2

Darryl and Thor are back, and I can’t lie—I’m currently more excited to see the rest of this short right now than I am Thor: Ragnarok itself. Read More >>

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Dizzying Video Proves Drone Racing Pilots Have Super-Human Abilities

Do you remember the first time you tried flying a drone? And almost immediately crashed it into a wall? Experiences like that make it hard to believe that professional drone racers are able to pilot their tiny crafts at such impossible speeds without having some kind of super-human, X-men like powers. Read More >>

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This Tiny Paper Organ Deserves Its Own Jam Band

A pipe organ can cost more than £150,000 and weigh thousands of pounds. Not this instrument. The paper organ built by master craftsman Aliaksei Zholner costs and weights only a fraction of that — and it works just like the real thing. Read More >>

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Vent Your Frustration and Rage With a Working Lego Whac-a-Mole Game

If you’re well-stocked with Lego, you can build yourself a working version of Whac-a-Mole that even keeps score. It might even be better than the original, because if you break it, you can easily put it back together. Read More >>

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Collapsing, Colour-Changing Dominoes Are Like Watching a Rainbow Die

It takes far more patience than most of us could ever muster to create the mesmerising domino falls that Hevesh5 painstakingly lays out. It’s even harder to come up with ideas worth spending countless hours on, but these colour-changing dominoes are especially satisfying. Read More >>