Posts Tagged as: found-online

August 29, 2016

How neural networks create images

This is fascinating stuff. watching DGN samples form. they jostle wildly through a generative space until converging on… a cheeseburger […]

July 16, 2015

Airplane Vs Zero Hour

Who knew? “AIRPLANE!” is actually a shot-for-shot remake of the 1957 film, Zero Hour.

March 3, 2015

Hantu Tinggi, or, The Creepiest Video I’ve Ever Seen

Hantu Tinggi is a Malaysian mythic demon with a similar vibe to Slender Man. Fine. Nothing too scary there. Every […]

January 23, 2015

Ridiculous Archer Video

Meet Lars Andersen. This guy’s talents are amazing. But there’s something about seeing him running around shooting those arrows that […]

December 1, 2014

Dead Fly Art

So apparently this is a thing. The images below are from The Chive in 2009 and you can find more […]

November 28, 2014

Making the 1980s HBO Intro

If you’ve ever seen 1980s HBO, you’ve seen this intro. Enjoy this fascinating (and extremely dated – I mean, they […]

November 17, 2014

Dynamic Target Tracking Camera

This video gives new meaning to “keep your eye on the ball.”

October 22, 2014

Retina OSX on the Original Macintosh

I saw this great post about how tiny the original Macintosh screen was compared with the current (and enormous) Retina […]

September 23, 2014

Slow Flying Airplane That Hovers like a Helicopter

So apparently the Russian Antonov An-2 has such a slow stall speed, it can appear to hover like a helicopter. […]

September 20, 2014

Bane Outtakes

This video is funny and well-done. But skip to 5:05 and the funny turns into some next-level shit.

July 14, 2014

Lemon Ninja

How is this guy not missing fingers? Via kottke

May 13, 2014

Exploring an Abandoned German WW2 Bunker

I find this stuff fascinating. More good urban exploration at

February 20, 2014

The Cool To Do Drugs Pencil

This is an old story, but it still cracks me up. A classic tale of fail.

February 12, 2014

Javascript “World” Simulation

This is brilliant. View the source to see what’s happening.

February 10, 2014

Creepy Texting Gag

This is an extremely simple yet fiendishly creepy gag to play on a friend. Via Jake Lambert on Twitter: A […]

February 5, 2014

Manhattan’s best coffeehouses by subway stop

I came across this on Reddit. I can’t vouch for the validity, but it seems like a cool idea. Would […]

February 3, 2014

Mystery signal from a helicopter

This is one of the coolest/geekiest things I’ve ever seen. After hearing digital interference in a YouTube video from a […]

January 31, 2014

Where to Get the Best Nachos in NYC | Serious Eats : New York

I’m posting this for nothing else than my own personal reference. Where to Get the Best Nachos in NYC | […]

Faceless Watch

I love this concept. A faceless watch that does nothing but vibrate once every 5 minutes. Counting minutes with Durr, […]

January 30, 2014

Musicless Music Videos

I can’t explain why, but these musicless music videos really crack me up. I guess they’re funny because they shine […]

January 27, 2014

Star Wars Wild West Action Figures

I’m not sure what I like more, the fact that someone re-imagined Star Wars as a Western (and actually made […]

January 15, 2014

How Does Zach King Upload His Videos to Vine?

Vine sensation Zach King has been getting a lot of press lately. And for good reason – his Vines are […]

January 5, 2014

Testing Security Glass

I want this job.

January 3, 2014

Breaking Bad, House of Cards Style

Also of note, “Breaking Bad Opening Credits (The Wire Style)” Via Reddit

December 18, 2013

The Best Yo Momma Jokes

This Reddit thread has a great collection of Yo Momma jokes. They’re all pretty typical, but this one really struck […]

Two More Awesome Physics Simulation Videos

I can’t get enough of this stuff.

November 20, 2013

Find The Invisible Cow

You need audio for this. Play this game and it’s impossible not to laugh.

Amazing Fluid Particle Simulator

I just love things like this. There are a ton more links to other simulations and visualizations in this Hacker […]

October 25, 2013

Incredible Robotic Dancing

This is some of the best “robotic” dancing I’ve ever seen. (Essential to watch with audio.) Via Colossal

October 8, 2013

Great Parallax Website

This Danny Brown story by Complex Magazine is really well done. This feels like the forefront of online publishing to […]

A Few Good Celebrity Impressions

This guy’s Arnold Schwarzenegger is impeccable. And this guy does a phenomenal Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, and more. Via Reddit

October 3, 2013

Cool Interactive Cloth Simulation

All done with basic web technologies. Very cool. See the Pen Tear-able Cloth by suffick (@stuffit) on CodePen Via The […]

September 26, 2013

Cookie Clicker Calculator

One of the most annoying parts of the new game Cookie Clicker is the waiting. So I made a little […]

September 20, 2013

How to Start Up a Boeing 737

Piece of cake! Check out more pilot videos at golfcharlie232’s YouTube Page.

Nuclear Reactor Starting Up

I have no idea what’s going on here, but it’s awesome.

September 19, 2013

Celebrity Faces in Peripheral Vision Look Weird

This is apparently a well documented phenomenon, but when you see a series of faces in rapid succession in your […]

September 18, 2013

GoPro Camera Mounted to an Eagle

This is simultaneously beautiful, amazing, and hilarious. There’s something about seeing its head move as it looks around… it just […]

September 16, 2013

Your Favorite Saturday Night Live Cast

Interesting observation from SNL’s creator and long-time producer, Lorne Michaels. It definitely rings true for me, and I’m impressed with […]

September 12, 2013

Gears Found in Nature

A few weeks ago I posted about mechanical movements. Well it turns out for the first time, scientists have found […]

August 8, 2013

Drawings of Game of Thrones Characters in the 90s

This great article on Wired features the work of illustrator Mike Wrobel. Here are some of my favorites.

July 31, 2013

Five Hundred and Seven Mechanical Movements

This book, written in 1896, is a fascinating example of human ingenuity and cleverness. We don’t normally associate technical innovation […]

Insane Tornado Footage

This is some of the most intense footage of a tornado I’ve ever seen. It’s *inside* the tornado. Can you […]

July 24, 2013

I was told by AppleCare that I could walk in the store and get the part

This frustrated woman is now the inadvertent star of a budding viral video. (Hey, if she didn’t want the attention, […]

Badass First Person Russian Music Video is Badass

I wish they chose a different poster frame for this because the cheap boob shot seriously undermines the quality of […]

July 15, 2013

Jack Handey’s New Book

Remember “Deep Thoughts, by Jack Handey”? I always assumed he was a pseudonym for a group of SNL writers. But […]

July 11, 2013

Jacy Catlin is Funny

In addition to being one of the funniest people on Vine, commedian Jacy Catlin has a wonderfully disgusting and bizarre […]

July 8, 2013

Zomies and Fluid Dynamics

I haven’t seen “World War Z” but some of these effects look amazing.

July 3, 2013

Russian Rocket Explosion Videos Without The Sound Delay

Earlier this week an unmanned Russian rocket exploded in Kazakhstan. A few spectators managed to record the explosion, but because […]

July 2, 2013

The Most Powerful Office in Manhattan?

This is the personal office of billionaire hedge fund manager Steven Cohen. It’s in the penthouse of One Beacon Court, […]

June 27, 2013

Browser Pong

If you’re on a desktop computer, check this out: I could explain but I don’t want to ruin the […]

June 26, 2013

Rasterize Layer

Wish I’d thought of this. Via Reddit

June 18, 2013

Steven Seagal’s Energy Drink Commercial

You’ll think this is a joke until you see Mr. Seagal himself at :19. Then you’ll think, woah, is this […]

June 17, 2013


This website looks amazing: Apparently it can make a 3D model of your face based on photographs, then print […]

June 13, 2013

Pouring a Gold Brick

This video is pretty amazing. It shows how a bucket full of earrings, watches, and other gold hardware is converted […]

What It’s Like Directing The Emmys

While watching big live televised events over the years, I’d figured something like this was happening behind the scenes. But […]

June 2, 2013

A Million Dollars Isn’t Cool…

I just found out about this 2009 art piece called “One Billion Dollar” by conceptual artist Michael Marcovici. It’s described […]

May 13, 2013

The Stepkids Cover “Suit & Tie”

File this under “so wonderfully unexpected.” The thing that makes this quirky jazz rendition of “Suit & Tie” so amazing […]

Kanye West Hitting His Head Ringtone

Apparently Kanye West hit his head while trying to avoid photographers today. So I thought it would be pretty cool […]

May 8, 2013

The User is Drunk

An interesting way to think about website usability, created by Squareweave. Basically, if you assume your users are drunk (blurry […]

May 3, 2013

Ship Just Got Real

This is one of the most entertaining yet simple video game trailers I’ve ever seen. The game itself (Leviathan Warships) […]

April 29, 2013

How a Watch Works

Even though this video is from 1949, it’s incredibly well produced and informative. Good if you want to geek out […]

April 20, 2013

Reddit Cringe

There’s a very special portion of Reddit that I follow called Cringe. It’s amazing. What is cringe? Well according to […]

April 12, 2013

Ship Your Pants

This KMart ad is pretty much the greatest ad ever. (Via

April 11, 2013

Computers and Hollywood

I found this great subreddit about those designs on computer screens you see in movies. Some really interesting stuff in […]

April 6, 2013

The Funniest People on Vine

To me, Vine is a proving ground for some seriously funny people. Some of these folks you might know, others […]

April 5, 2013

Listening to a Record from a Photograph

This blew my mind. Apparently it’s possible to use a photograph of a record and get an audible recording from […]

March 31, 2013

Spinning Ice Circle

This is a 100% natural phenomenon. From Wikipedia: Ice discs form on the outer bends in a river where the […]

March 25, 2013

Understanding MD5 Hashes and Security

Geek confession here. Before today I had a sorry understanding of what MD5 hashes were, and how they related to […]

March 23, 2013

Will Sasso’s Lemon Videos

This has me laughing like an idiot. They’re from his Vine account.

March 22, 2013


This actually looks pretty cool. (Nevermind that the playhouse is the same thing as the picnic table.) This little piece […]

March 14, 2013

Oh God, Oh Man

Speaking of Barry Lyndon, I came across this clip of Ryan O’Neil showcasing some fine acting.

March 13, 2013

Game of Thrones and Breaking Bad – 1995 Style

These are incredibly well done. Via Reddit

February 20, 2013

Jose Canseco Tweets Sound Like Will Ferrell as Harry Caray

I’m surprised nobody’s thought of this before, but Jose Canseco’s tweets sound like things Will Ferrell would say while doing […]

February 5, 2013

This Clubfeet Music Video is Amazing

Check out this extremely impressive music video. Thinking about all the time involved in creating this makes my head hurt.

January 25, 2013

Nuts in Space Video

I can’t explain why, but when this dude opens the container at :09, it’s one of the coolest things I’ve […]

January 18, 2013

Glee Ripped off Jonathan Coulton’s “Baby Got Back”

This tweet by singer/songwriter/codewriter pretty much speaks for itself. Hey look, @gleeonfox ripped off my cover of Baby Got Back: […]

January 15, 2013

Not Games Games

I just discovered, a website with some brilliant custom-made games that meet at the intersection of technology and irony. […]

January 13, 2013

The Scariest Musical Instrument Ever

I’m all for encouraging proficiency in a musical instrument, but if my son grows up and wants to play the […]

January 11, 2013

Sammy Sosa Flickr Tags

Recently on the web these’s been a flurry of news about Sammy Sosa’s Pinterest page. Most of the attention has […]

January 10, 2013

Web Developer Checklist

The Web Developer Checklist is a brilliant and fun way to prep a website for launch. Surprised I’ve never heard […]

January 9, 2013

Badass intelligence and counter-terrorism terms

After seeing “Zero Dark Thirty” I found myself looking up some terms and found some pretty cool stuff on Wikipedia. […]

January 8, 2013

Hidden Flasks

If you ever find yourself doubting the determination and ingenuity of the human spirit, just do a Google image search […]

The Joe Biden Reality Show

This actual white house petition sounds amazing: WE PETITION THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO: authorize the production of a recurring television […]

January 7, 2013

The Highest Capacity Thumb Drive

The steady march toward increasing flash drive storage never ceases to amaze me. Case in point; the newest and highest […]

Crazy PATH Train Escalator Malfunction

Apparently this morning one of the PATH train escalators in New Jersey started going in reverse, and fast. The video […]

January 4, 2013

Ear Vacuum Infomercial Video

This infomercial has everything you love about infomercials. Definitely worth watching if you haven’t already seen it on TV. But […]

December 29, 2012

Windproof Umbrella Video

Even though this is a promotional video, it’s an amazing promotional video. Sometimes the best advertisements are the ones that […]

December 28, 2012

The Greatest Architecture Porn Website of All Time

If you like to gaze at beautiful homes you can never afford, The Location Department website is for you. What […]

December 27, 2012

Funniest News Bloopers of 2012

Overall some pretty vanilla stuff. But the weatherman at 6:51 literally had me in tears. Found Via Buzzfeed

November 26, 2012

Brutal “Ghost in Elevator” Prank

This is brutal. Absolutely brutal. Without a doubt one of the most diabolical hidden camera pranks I’ve ever seen. The […]

October 17, 2010

The Olsen Twins’ Pizza Song, Slowed Down


June 22, 2010

Wine Review Tag Cloud

One of the perks I get from working at the world’s largest wine website is that I get to drink […]

June 20, 2010

Using iPad as a: Google search

Think I’m finally “getting” the iPad. Here’s why:

November 10, 2009

John Mayer saves drunk idiot in Boston

John Mayer saves drunk idiot in Boston:

October 22, 2009

Marvel Comic Book Generator

Pretty cool comic book generator from Marvel, even though it’s for kids.

August 9, 2009

Ice-T: Mac User, Comedic Genius

This is one of the funniest things I’ve ever seen. Starting at 40 seconds in, every sentence he says is […]

April 12, 2009

Workplace Safety Video

Apparently this video is actually shown to teach people about workplace safety. Who in their right mind would actually want […]

March 6, 2009

Paranoid Android with Mario Composer

This is absolutely amazing. The best way I can think of to honor one of the world’s most epic rock […]

March 1, 2009

Shamwow Overdub

Amazingly hilarious video. But epic fail on the illegible font in the end.

February 18, 2009

Rats Staring Contest

January 28, 2009

Missing Cat

File this under “wish I’d thought of this”:

January 5, 2009

Mike Draw

I met this guy named Mike at a party. He’s a lawyer by day and a painter by night. But […]

October 13, 2008

Unusual Deaths

I just finished reading the macabre yet entertaining Wikipedia’s list of unusual deaths. Of the 125 entries mentioned, only 12 […]

October 8, 2008

The Eyeball Game

This is a pretty cool judge of your visual accuracy – If anyone has the time (less than five […]

August 27, 2008


This a cool observation, but isn’t it a little embarrassing that nobody discovered this sooner?

July 31, 2008

We all fall down

I came across this video, and thought it needed a little more sound design at the end. So I made […]

March 26, 2008

Big Dog Videos

One of the scariest things in the world. One of the funniest things in the world.

March 1, 2008

Security Camera Irony

Some sweet sweet irony here. Security camera footage of a man falling off a ladder while adjusting that same security […]

January 15, 2008


The web’s newest and most smartest cartoon, Ugbun the Ugly Bunny.

December 4, 2007

Thanks Google!

Thanks one more time Google! (For more fun “Thanks Google!” examples, search for “Thanks Google” in the search bar to […]

January 16, 2007

Unfortunate Google Ad Pairing

An unfortunate pairing of headlines on my Google News page this morning.

February 16, 2006

A Sphincter Says What

Thanks Google!

For some reason I felt compelled to visit to see what I’d find. And I’m happy to report that […]

January 26, 2006

Meth Aficionado

Thanks again, Google!

November 8, 2005

Drugs and Alcohol Have No Place in the Mines

This is a real ad. Seriously. Oh how I wish I’d made it…

October 5, 2005

The Annoyatron

This little device is amazing. I wish I’d thought of it.

July 30, 2005

Thanks Google!

Thanks Google!

January 21, 2005

DANDee Child Safety Harness

It just doesn’t get any better than this:DANDee Child Safety Harness

December 2, 2004

Anagram Generator

This website here is an amazing tool to create anagrams. My favorite anagram I’ve found so far is the following: […]

November 21, 2004

Diving into Google

Speaking of blogs, Google can help you dive headfirst into some pretty strange and random ones. It’s easy, just search […]