(CBS) - The evolution of mobile phones is a fascinating story: from blocky hand-helds to iconic Nokia "bricks" to flip phones to the super-powered smart phones of today. Or as this video puts it, "changing from a simple talk/listen device to a multimedia hub. The beauty of this video lies in charting the change in phones using one of the least tech-savvy materials: clay. For a clip exploring the ever-changing world of cell phones, claymation is an inspired choice of medium.Continue »
(CBS) - Forsooth, 'tis truly the finest rendition of "Pulp Fiction" we have err laid eyes on. The Hollywood Frindge theater in Los Angeles is currently hosting this Elizabethan re-imagining of Quentin Tarantino's gory 1994 thriller. None of the profanity, all of the drama. That's how we like our plays.Continue »
(CBS) - All records were made to be broken. But some records are more unusual than others. For example, do you know what the previous record for most human mattress dominoes was? According to British newspaper The Telegraph, it was 550. That record was smashed this week in New Orleans. Behold: 850 human mattress dominoes.Continue »
(CBS)- Sorcery! That's the only possible explanation for the mind-bending optical illusion in this video. The checkerboard you see above is flat. And then it isn't.Continue »
(CBS) - Forty-eight hours of video are uploaded on YouTube every minute. It seems like an impossible number, and it is evidence of just how much content goes online every day. With all those hours and hours of video, how does anything ever become "viral?" YouTube's trends manager, Kevin Allocca, has the answer. In this talk from a TEDYouth conference, Allocca explains just how certain videos can become viral phenomena.Continue »
(CBS) - Jimmy Kimmel's post-Oscar show had everything you would expect from an Academy Awards-themed episode. He wore a tuxedo, he talked to stars, the usual. But the highlight was this trailer for the greatest movie never made. The ultimate film that combines every genre, every superstar, every cliche. Staring Academy Award winner Meryl Streep, Academy Award winner Tom Hanks, and a dog that plays sports. For your consideration we present, "Movie: The Movie."
(Feel free to jump to 00:20 to skip the commercial.)Continue »
(CBS) - In our fast-paced, high-stress world, it's amazing that animals don't freak out all the time. Televisions, cell phones, school buses. There is so much in our daily life to drive pets nuts. And yet they're usually so calm. Usually being the key word.Continue »
(CBS) - It's no secret that we are suckers for dubstep here at The Feed. Also: awesome performance art. Also: incredibly beautiful locations. Luckily enough, this video has all three! Meet Lindsey Stirling and her entrancing new age violin track, "Crystalize."
(CBS) - Today's "BOOM!" comes courtesy of the Ohio Department of Transportation. The Fort Steuben Bridge spanned the Ohio River from Steubenville, Ohio to Weirton, West Virginia. It stood there for eighty-three years. Then, on Tuesday, it got blown up real good.
Warning: Loud noises.Continue »