Video Amazing Wingsuit High Five

Video of men in wingsuits flying down a mountainside will make your heart seize

By on December 10, 2014 at 10:30 PM.

Video of men in wingsuits flying down a mountainside will make your heart seize

The most amazing, terrifying, death-defying video you’ll see all day, or maybe all month, comes courtesy of Project: BASE, an organization made up of two friends who are exploring human flight and risking their lives in order to raise money for charity.

In their latest video, shared by Business Insider, co-founders Sam Hardy and Nathan Jones can be seen flying down the face of a mountain in wingsuits while attempting to high five an enormous cardboard hand. It’s even more petrifying than it sounds. More →

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Video Stop-Motion Hex Nuts

This amazing stop-motion video features over 10,000 hex nuts being moved one at a time

By on December 9, 2014 at 6:00 PM.

This amazing stop-motion video features over 10,000 hex nuts being moved one at a time

So much of our entertainment in the 21st century is filled with CGI, from blockbuster motion pictures and cable TV shows to Internet shorts and fan films. With a decent computer, the right software and the prerequisite skills, anyone can dabble in computer animation, which explains why practical effects are less common than ever before. More →

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North Atlantic Air Traffic Time-Lapse Video

The most amazing thing you’ll see today: Time-lapse video of North Atlantic air traffic

By on November 18, 2014 at 6:15 PM.

The most amazing thing you’ll see today: Time-lapse video of North Atlantic air traffic

Aviation industry experts at NATS have created an awesome time-lapse visualization of Transatlantic air traffic over a period of 24 hours, condensing all the flights during a single day in August 2013 into a 2-minute video. More →

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Northern Lights Time Lapse Video

Video: Watch this incredible time lapse of the northern lights

By on April 25, 2014 at 12:15 AM.

Video: Watch this incredible time lapse of the northern lights

Photographer Alexis Coram took a trip to Alaska earlier this year and ended up capturing one of the most impressive videos of the northern lights that we’ve seen. The northern lights occur when charged particles of the sun enter Earth’s atmosphere and can usually only be seen from the higher latitudes, which is why most of us never get to see them up close and in person. However, Coram’s video is so incredible that it might be the next-best thing. More →

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Live Security Camera Footage

Redditor’s new site lets you watch live feeds from 3,000 security cameras

By on February 20, 2014 at 3:15 PM.

Redditor’s new site lets you watch live feeds from 3,000 security cameras

What a strange and wonderful place the Internet is. Anything and everything you might want is just a few clicks away, especially when it comes to video content. Want a live feed of pandas chewing on bamboo at the zoo? Easy. Want to watch videos of cats hiding in boxes? Done. Want one site where you can go to stare at like footage piped across the web from more than 3,000 different security cameras across the globe? A Redditor recently created a site that does just that. More →

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Watch Samsung's Galaxy S III launch event [video]

By on May 4, 2012 at 7:40 AM.

Watch Samsung's Galaxy S III launch event [video]

Samsung Galaxy S III announced

Samsung unveiled its flagship smartphone for 2012 during an action-packed, occasionally bizarre press conference held in London on Thursday. The device has some big shoes to fill considering the success of the Galaxy S II and all its variants, so a spectacular Unpacked event was in order. The South Korea-based vendor tried to stream the event live on its Facebook page, but many eager onlookers reported difficulties when they tried to load Samsung’s video player. For those who were unable to watch the event live, or for those who just want to relive the magic, a re-broadcast of Samsung’s Unpacked 2012 event is now available, and it can be watched below in its entirety. More →

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Crysis 3 teaser shows off stunning graphics, brief gameplay [video]

By on April 20, 2012 at 11:50 AM.

Crysis 3 teaser shows off stunning graphics, brief gameplay [video]

Electronic Arts and Crytek announced the highly anticipated next installment of the Crysis franchise earlier this week, and the companies have now released the first Crysis 3 teaser that includes gameplay footage. Albeit brief, the teaser reel showcases a new weapon and stunning graphics that will definitely pique gamers’ interest. “Crysis 3 is a thrilling mix of sandbox gameplay, advanced combat and hi-tech human and alien weaponry that shooter fans will love,” Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli said in a statement. “Leveraging the latest CryENGINE technology, we’re able to deliver seven unique themes that offer stunning and visually loaded gameplay experiences. We cannot wait until people get their hands on the game.” The first full trailer for Crysis 3 will be released on April 24th, and Crysis 3 Hunter Edition is already available for pre-order ahead of its release in 2013. The full teaser video can be viewed below. More →

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Samsung Galaxy S III revealed on video, with a twist

By on April 20, 2012 at 8:45 AM.

Samsung Galaxy S III revealed on video, with a twist

New images and video of the unannounced next-generation Galaxy S smartphone were published on Friday morning. The source, Vietnamese blog Tinhte, has a solid track record of publishing images, videos and other details surrounding unreleased devices, and the smartphone shown off by the blog is believed to be authentic. In an interesting twist, however, this may not be the Galaxy S III we see announced on May 3rd during Samsung’s “Unpacked” event in London. Read on for more. More →

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CryENGINE 3 gives us a glimpse at the future of gaming [video]

By on April 16, 2012 at 2:00 PM.

CryENGINE 3 gives us a glimpse at the future of gaming [video]

Devices like Apple’s iPad have shown the world that huge advances have been made in mobile gaming over the past few years. Featuring the Apple A5X processor with quad-core graphics, the third-generation iPad takes mobile video games to new heights on iOS devices, but technology blogs and the media tend to get a bit carried away in terms of comparisons between console gaming and mobile gaming. Gameplay itself paints an obvious picture, and the numbers do as well; Microsoft’s seven-year-old Xbox 360 console features floating-point performance of 240 Gflops and 500 million triangles while Apple’s brand new iPad is rated at a maximum of 7.2 Gflops and 35 million triangles. More →

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An inside look at how iPads are made [video]

By on April 12, 2012 at 9:30 AM.

An inside look at how iPads are made [video]

Apple’s iPad and the conditions under which it is built are topics that surface regularly on technology blogs and in the mainstream media. While the company did recently initiate a review by the Fair Labor Association, human rights organizations regularly take Apple to task for not doing more to ensure factory workers employed by its China-based manufacturing partner Foxconn are treated well. Foxconn and parent company Hon Hai employs hundreds of thousands of workers, however, and hundreds more travel from around the country each day to line up and apply for jobs at Foxconn’s various plants. Marketplace Shanghai bureau chief Rob Schmitz was recently given a rare opportunity at operations within Foxconn’s Shenzhen iPad factory, and his crew was permitted to film a number of active stations on the iPad assembly line that have never been seen before. The result is an inside look at some of the fascinating technology that goes into building the world’s most popular tablet. Marketplace’s video follows below. More →

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Apple’s new iPad gets early unboxing [video]

By on March 13, 2012 at 8:35 AM.

Apple’s new iPad gets early unboxing [video]

Apple’s highly anticipated third-generation iPad doesn’t officially launch until this coming Friday, however the new tablet has already been unboxed on film. Vietnamese Apple blog Tinhte.vn managed to secure a new iPad ahead of its launch on March 16th, and carrying on the tradition of tech blogs past, the team there has posted an unboxing video starring Apple’s new slate. Specs and other details were made available when Apple unveiled the new iPad last week at a press conference in San Francisco, so no new information can be gleaned from the site’s unboxing. Anxious consumers waiting for their own iPads to be delivered on Friday — or at a much later date if they haven’t yet placed their orders — may enjoy seeing the sleek new Retina Display-toting tablet in action, however. Tinhte.vn’s iPad unboxing video follows below. More →

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NASA astronaut explains gravity in new Angry Bird Space teaser [video]

By on March 8, 2012 at 3:20 PM.

NASA astronaut explains gravity in new Angry Bird Space teaser [video]

Rovio on Thursday released a video featuring NASA astronaut and International Space Station flight engineer Don Pettit. In the video, Pettit explains microgravity with the help of characters from the popular Angry Birds franchise, even making a slingshot and firing a bird across the station. The fourth major Birds release is scheduled to land on Android, iOS, OSX and Windows on March 22nd. In “Angry Birds Space,” users will be flinging birds on zero gravity planets with new gameplay features such as slow-motion and lightspeed destruction. Rovio has previously confirmed that the game will feature completely new birds along with some of the originals, who now possess various super powers. Rovio’s video follows below. More →

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Epic shows us the future of gaming with new Unreal Engine 3 reel [video]

By on March 8, 2012 at 12:15 PM.

Epic shows us the future of gaming with new Unreal Engine 3 reel [video]

Apple’s unveiling of the new iPad overshadowed plenty of big news on Wednesday, and Epic Games’s unveiling of a brand new Unreal Engine 3 feature reel is something we couldn’t let slip through the cracks. The popular lab took to the annual Game Developers Conference in San Francisco on Wednesday to show off the latest features of its Unreal Engine 3, the latest version of Epic’s popular platform. Shown in the reel is a small sampling of what developers can accomplish with the latest version of Unreal Engine, and the engine supports game development across Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, Windows, Mac, iOS and Android. Game samples for each of the aforementioned platforms are shown off in Epic’s video, which follows below. More →

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