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Old 12-16-2014, 03:41 AM
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Some people found out what equation is required to produce a Batman logo when plotted.
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Old 12-17-2014, 02:16 AM
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The Numberphile YouTube channel.

I've long been a fan of the more esoteric aspects of mathematics. Far too many people think math is just addition, subtraction, etc. when in reality it contains numerous applications of logic, art, and so forth. I could never be a professional mathematician, although I did take more math courses in college than were strictly necessary.

And if you want something a little simpler, may I suggest Donald in Mathmagic Land?
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Old 12-18-2014, 07:57 PM
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http://consumerist.com/2014/12/18/tr...er-plane-trip/

Reading the story of the person who got their luggage back 20 years later makes me ponder: What would my luggage look like 20 years ago?

Probably fewer books and more action figures.
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Old 12-24-2014, 03:43 AM
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Someone did a "Let it Go" Frozen parody, only using Star Trek: First Contact. That's right..."Make it So!"
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Old 12-25-2014, 02:38 AM
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ywCj-H6vNI

Clarence Nash (voice of Donald Duck) on the show "What's My Line." It's hilarious how far from the mark the judges got, as they have no idea who Clarence Nash is.
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Old 12-25-2014, 04:10 AM
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A DuckTales Moon Theme/Joy to The World mashup. Just for those of us who like our Christmas music mashed up with 80s nostalgia...
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Old 01-04-2015, 05:17 PM
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The front page of Australian eBay!

The reason I got to this page is a long story, but I just had to share this. Right at the top it says "G'day!" My fancy was tickled, as they say.

I decided to check some other country-specific eBay front pages. Most are just translations of "hello" or "welcome", which means Australia is special.
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Old 01-24-2015, 02:10 AM
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Beating Mario 1 with only 500 points.

I've seen speedruns for minimal time. I've seen speedruns with minimal equipment. But minimal points is something new. Minimal points in Mario 1 means no coins, no powerups, no killing, and hitting the flagpole with only a second left on the clock every time.
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Old 02-17-2015, 06:47 PM
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Neil Degrasse Tyson guest-stars on Nerdy Nummies helping to make a Star Trek: Voyager cake!

If you're not aware of Neil Degrasse Tyson, he's been so many things that I may as well just refer you to his Wikipedia page.

But one thing I love him for is his love for the design of the original Enterprise. Quoth Neil: "[The NCC-1701] is the most astonishing, awesome, beautiful, seductive... (the applause of the crowd muddles the rest of the line)."
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Apparently I haven't linked Planet of Hats here yet? The idea came from a similar project for the X-Files, Monster of the Week.
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Old 04-28-2015, 03:03 AM
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The Windows 95 startup fanfare.

Pure nostalgia, people. Pure nostalgia.
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Old 05-04-2015, 03:25 AM
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The Return of Ganondorf. (Also available on YouTube if you don't like Newgrounds, but you won't get to squeeze a stuffed animal or get a secret video!)

One of my earliest online video memories, from way back in the dial-up dark ages. As a serious Ocarina of Time freak I would've loved this fan animation as is, but the humor and timing to be found just makes it a classic.
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Old 08-11-2015, 09:16 PM
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The origin of X-Men: Death Becomes Them

Ten years ago, on Newgrounds, the first major Floating Hands production was launched. Yes, Newgrounds.

Anyway, the two main Floating Hands guys take the opportunity to discuss the creation of the video, including the time and technical constraints.

I was either still in college or just graduated when I stumbled upon this video on Newgrounds (later pirated onto Youtube here in low quality, then properly by the original Floating Hands team here).

I know I've shilled Floating Hands before, most likely at least twice in this thread already. But this tenth anniversary discussion provided me another excuse.

Incidentally they apologize for the horrid Canadian accent of Wolverine, but proceed to argue Rule Of Funny (is it time to shill for TV Tropes again? I guess so!)
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Old 08-13-2015, 10:18 PM
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X-Men: Death Becomes Them (Fixed Edition)

We all know that YouTube's automatically generated subtitles aren't the best, so the Floating Hands guys redubbed the video using YouTube's version instead of their own. It just points out how inaccurate and pointless YouTube's transcription program is.
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Old 08-16-2015, 01:28 AM
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The Laughing Vulcan and His Dog

You probably don't remember a throwaway line from the TNG episode "Disaster" where the schoolchildren suggest singing the song "The Laughing Vulcan and His Dog", but Picard's never heard of it. Well, a fan wrote and sang such a song.

Incidentally, the creators have said that this song's title isn't a reference to Sybok. Personally, I doubt it. Just look at this scene and tell me that's not a laughing Vulcan and his dog.
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Old 08-21-2015, 05:04 PM
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I don't think I've shilled for Matthias Wandel's woodworking channel yet. He has lots of good stuff, but today he invented a cake knife to cut hexagonal-shaped pieces of cake.

Among other projects he's also invented a set of continuous stairs for a Slinky to go down and some rather clever wooden tarp clips. I just cherry-picked a couple videos for you to get started with, you can continue on your own.
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The Laughing Vulcan and His Dog

You probably don't remember a throwaway line from the TNG episode "Disaster" where the schoolchildren suggest singing the song "The Laughing Vulcan and His Dog", but Picard's never heard of it. Well, a fan wrote and sang such a song.

Incidentally, the creators have said that this song's title isn't a reference to Sybok. Personally, I doubt it. Just look at this scene and tell me that's not a laughing Vulcan and his dog.

Hmm... this is weirdly relevant to my interests.
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Old 09-10-2015, 02:46 AM
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Someone has harnessed the sounds made by floppy drives to make a musical instrument.

Yeah, I don't get it either. The link is for the part where he plays the Tetris theme.
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A guy impersonates a bunch of Muppets singing "Let it Go."

It's things like this that make you realize all over again that you don't need to leave the planet to find the truly bizarre, it's all around us every day.

P.S. He does a respectable job with all the Muppet voices, especially considering that adding singing to impersonation isn't doubling the effort, it's adding at least another order of magnitude.
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The Paul Lynde Halloween Special!

Paul Lynde was famous before our time and probably many of you would only recognize his voice as Templeton the rat in Charlotte's Web. However, as a connoisseur of older movies I know of him from the original Bye Bye Birdie movie amongst other places (including some classic quips on Hollywood Squares). This special from 1976 just has to be seen to be believed. Where else but a 70s variety show are you going to find Tim Conway, Florence Henderson, KISS, Margaret Hamilton as the Wicket Witch of the West, Bette White, and Donnie and Marie Osmond?
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