June 2016 news blooper compilation

Friday, July 1, 2016

Previously: May

News Be Funny Videos

Throne Wars

Friday, July 1, 2016

Video artist Darth Blender (previously) has put together a brilliant mash-up of scenes from the sixth season of Game of Thrones set to audio from the Star Wars films.
A long time ago, in a Westeros far far away, nothing and nobody could stop the expansion of an empire rised upon the dark forces of Cersei Lannister and the fearful Sor Gregor. The winter finally has come to Kings Landing, bringing along the dark side of the Force. So join the Blender side and watch this brand new mashup video: 'Throne Wars'.

Darth Blender

Obvious Plant's funny animal facts

Friday, July 1, 2016

Prankster Jeff Wysaski of Obvious Plant (previously) has left a series of hilarious made-up facts at the Los Angeles Zoo.

More - after the jump

Obvious Plant

Ambiguous cylinder illusion

Friday, July 1, 2016

Mathematician Kokichi Sugihara's Ambiguous Cylinder Illusion won the second prize at the 2016 edition of the Best Illusion of the Year Contest.

The direct views of the objects and their mirror images generate quite different interpretations of the 3D shapes. They look like vertical cylinders, but their sections appear to be different; in one view they appear to be rectangles, while in the other view they appear to be circles. We cannot correct our interpretations although we logically know that they come from the same objects. Even if the object is rotated in front of a viewer, it is difficult to understand the true shape of the object, and thus the illusion does not disappear.
Illusion Of The Year

Matt Damon's spy prank

Friday, July 1, 2016

Star of the upcoming Jason Bourne film, Matt Damon, teams up with Omaze to raise money for Water.org and offers unsuspecting shoppers a chance to be spies.
Over the course of film history, plenty of unsuspecting bystanders have found themselves involved in spy games. Here, Matt Damon decides to take the classic scenario to real-life shoppers in Los Angeles.


Infographic: Cats, Categorized

Friday, July 1, 2016

In one of their latest prints, Pop Chart Lab chart down the many breeds of domestic house cats.
Meow hear this—we’ve scratched together a chart for pet lovers of a certain purr-suasion: those with a keenness for cats! Wondering what cat-egory your favorite fuzzy feline falls into? Re-fur to this expert examination, which maps out a multitude of hand-drawn mousers--by coat length, body size, and even geographic origin. Whether you yarn for Persians, Balinese, or Scottish Folds, this litany of litter-al kitties is veritable catnip for fans of furballs and infographics alike.


Pop Chart Lab

How to get a baby to clean the house

Friday, July 1, 2016

New Zealand parent Jordan Watson of YouTube channel How To Dad demonstrates how to effectively get your baby to do the dishes, rake the lawn, hang the laundry and perform other tasks around the house.


Movie trailer: "Voyage of Time"

Friday, July 1, 2016

Filmmaker Terrence Malick (Badlands, The Thin Red Line, The Tree of Life) has an IMAX documentary coming out this year.

From Wikipedia:
Voyage of Time is an upcoming 2016 American IMAX documentary film written and directed by Terrence Malick. The film is said to be an examination of the birth and death of the known universe. Malick has been working on the film for over 30 years and it has been described by Malick himself as "one of my greatest dreams."

Release date: October 7, 2016.

One Big Soul

Things that exist: Air-drumming kit

Friday, July 1, 2016

Aerodrums is an an air-drumming instrument that uses real-time motion-tracking technology to accurately translate air-drumming into sound. It allows professional and amateur drummers alike to keep all the finesse and control of a real drum kit, but one that can be carried in a small bag and does not annoy the neighbors.

King of the North

Friday, July 1, 2016

(Warning: Spoilers!)

Tbilisi, Georgia-based video editor TheGaroStudios prepares us for the next season of Game of Thrones, with this chilling tribute to Jon Snow.