- BreakingTrip out on Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" concert screen projection
When Pink Floyd took the stage on their mid-1970s "Dark Side of the Moon" tour, they performed in front of a stunning video cut-up created by British animator Ian Emes. Above are screen projections from the 1974 French tour. Below, a reel from the…
- 24 mins ago, 27 Mar 17, 4:03pm -
- BreakingHow America's obsession with hula girls almost wrecked Hawai'i
Over at Collectors Weekly, Lisa Hix has just written an incredibly in-depth history of the hula, from its roots as a sacred dance to its kitschy personification as a dashboard doll. For her piece, Hix spoke with Constance Hale, a hula dancer herself,…
- 43 mins ago, 27 Mar 17, 3:44pm -
- BreakingExcellent beer bottle blowing cover of Michael Jackson's "Beat It"
The Bottle Boys blow like nobody's business. (via Laughing Squid)
- 49 mins ago, 27 Mar 17, 3:38pm -
- BreakingEscalator malfunction leads to injuries and arrests
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-W4-BIqFwsAfter an escalator malfunctioned and reversed its course at high speed, sending shoppers sprawling into a mall concourse, two engineers called in to investigate were themselves arrested and charged with ta…
- 1 hour ago, 27 Mar 17, 3:01pm -
- BreakingMonkeys helped man who mysteriously vanished in the Bolivian Amazon
Tourist Maykool Coroseo Acuña, 25, was lost in the Bolivian Amazon for nine days. He says that he was only able to survive thanks to "a group of monkeys, who dropped him fruit and lead him to shelter and water every day." And that isn't even the str…
- 2 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 2:45pm -
- BreakingWeird laws from around the world
(NSFW language)Funny: In Florida, it's unlawful to have sex with a porcupine. Sad: In Russia, it's illegal to tell minors that gay people exist. (Sam O'Nella)
- 2 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 2:30pm -
- BreakingSite turns any image into an animated waving flag
Flag Waver accepts uploaded images or URLs and turns them into an on-screen waving flag. There are advanced options for wind and hoisting! Sadly, you cannot export or save animations.
- 3 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 1:14pm -
- BreakingHow many towns in the world have the same name as yours?
A weirdly fascinating single-serve site: How many places are named Pittsburgh? (Spoiler: three!)There are 15 New Yorks, 29 Londons, 53 Parises, 248 San Franciscos and 320 San Antonios. But there is only one Truth or Consequences.
- 3 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 1:05pm -
- BreakingEnjoy a startling "vintage cigarette commercial" from Japan
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2oBHeoF2nOcThis is presented on the viral internet as a clever 1991 cigarette commercial for "Sutaffu" cigarettes, but it appears to be from Topknot Detective, an Australian entry in the annals of Steve Oedekerk-styl…
- 4 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 12:50pm -
- BreakingStore manager vs alleged shoplifter
KodyXO's video has everything going for it, from landscape-oriented 60fps footage to elderly ladies refereeing a wrestling match in a grocery store between a store manager and an alleged shoplifter. There's even an annoying photobomber!EMPLOYEE:…
- 4 hours ago, 27 Mar 17, 12:27pm -