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The Best Videos Of The Week

Maybe you were swamped at the office this week and couldn’t check your favourite video sites. Or maybe you’re could use a distraction. Whatever the case, we’ve got you covered. Here are some of the best videos we watched during the week that was.


The Most Potent Orgy Of Nostalgia I’ve Ever Seen

Did you watch a lot of movies in the 80s and 90s? If the answer is yes, you need to go home, put this video on the largest screen you have, and take this amazing trip down memory lane.

Skinemax, by Smash TV is a gorgeous montage of movies from your past set to set to some head-nodding beats. View »


This Is The World You’ll Be Fighting To Save In Skyrim

There’s so much I want to show you folks in The Elder Scrolls V, but I can’t; not yet, at least. In the meantime, here’s an official Bethesda look at the people and places of Skyrim. View »


Minecraft Gets The Freddiew Treatment On Youtube

Filmmaker extraordinaire Freddie Wong’s managed to capture a devoted following on YouTube, thanks to the hilarious, high-quality video game-centric shorts he’s been behind. View »


Watch A Driver Win A Race While His Lamborghini’s On Fire

Tasmanian driver Jason White needed to make up four seconds on the final stage of the Targa High Mountain, so when his brand new Lamborghini Gallardo Super Trofeo Stradale burst into flames halfway through the final lap he just pressed on, driving like a man on fire… View »


Surfing A Massive 27m Wave To Claim The World Record

Apparently born without a sense of fear, Garrett McNamara just broke the world record for Largest Wave Surfed by successfully navigating this 27m wall of watery death. View »


Watch Someone Dive From A Jet And Climb Into A Midair Helicopter In Battlefield 3

Can you shoot someone in the head with a tank? Is it possible to jump from a jet and wrestle your way into a flying helicopter? Can a jeep safely drive over your prone form? View »


Watch This 230-Tonne Airbus A330 Stop In Midair For A Few Seconds

This is what happens when a 230-ton Airbus A330 has the right angle of attack, the right low speed and the right amount of head wind: it gets suspended in the middle of the sky for a few seconds. View »


Now This Is How Copy Protection Should Be Done, People

In their attempts to thwart pirates, most PC publishers end up pissing off paying customers with intrusive or bothersome DRM. All, that is, except for Bohemia Interactive, who the likes of EA and Ubisoft could learn a thing or two from. View »


Watch A Volvo Wagon Blow The Doors Off A Ferrari 458 Italia

A short list of things we’ll never tire of: a glass of fine whiskey, the music of John Coltrane, the company of an intelligent woman, watching an old Volvo wagon outrun a Ferrari at a Swedish air force base. View »


Watch A Guy Magically Balance 3000 Coins On Top Of A Single Dime

I don’t know how this guy managed to build a 3,118 coin coin tower on top of a single dime on the corner of a table but boy did he do it. It took him 7 hours, over 200 dollars in change plus some presumably insane weed smoking to pull it off. View »


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