2017年1月5日

Weird and Bizarre

Meet the First Family of Custom Coffins

Creative expression is part of what makes us human — why should that end after we’ve passed on? | In Ghana, Anang Kwei and his children help the families of the deceased celebrate the lives of their loved ones with custom-made, handcrafted coffins. And when we say custom-made, we mean *custom.* From colorful fish to cars or tools, whatever a family wants to represent an aspect of the life that was, the Kweis will deliver a fantasy coffin made with care and exquisite craftsmanship. If you like this video, like us on facebook and twitter.

Sports

How to Build a Handplane for Bodysurfing

Here’s a brief tutorial of how to build a custom handplane for under $15. Handplanes are a ton of fun since they give you more stability and also help to increase your control when making cuts in the wave! This is a comprehensive guide on how to Body surf using a Handboard. Body surfing is one thing but using a handboard is a little different. Handboarding it is not difficult. Here are a few tips and tricks to getting your technique just right. If you like this video, like us on facebook and twitter.

Animal

This Is An Amazing Robo Dog It Has High Technology Applications

Google’s Boston Dynamics unveils smaller, lighter robotic dog named Spot. Boston Dynamics, a subsidiary of Google, has unveiled a new robot dog named Spot on YouTube that is going as viral as its quadraped forebearers.  The four-legged robot runs on an electric motor that powers a series of hydraulic actuators – the motors responsible for controlling the movement of a mechanical system. Spot can be seen walking indoors, walking through various outdoor terrains, climbing stairs and running. The video also shows Spot being kicked, presumably to demonstrate its use of a sensor that helps it navigate and walk. Spot weighs approximately 160 lbs. If you like this video, like us…

Science and Technology

This Solar-Powered Plane Can Circle the Globe Without Stopping | That’s Amazing

Some dreams are so fantastic, it takes an unprecedented bid for adventure and glory to see them blossom to fruition. Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, captivated by the spirit of great expeditions of the past, partnered to make the first flight across the world in a solar-powered plane that produces no pollution. Storing solar energy in batteries, the Solar Impulse is capable of staying aloft indefinitely. However, as Piccard and Borschberg learned, this didn’t make the adventure easy — or require any less intrepid heroism from the co-pilots. If you like this video, like us on facebook and twitter.

Music

Warpaint Interview – Meet Alternative Music’s New Hit Band

You may have heard of the girls from LA before. Now they are ready are bring their alternative pop-rock music up a notch to become the new big name in Alternative music. Learn more about them in this exclusive iHeartRadio interview. Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante mixed and mastered the band’s debut EP, Exquisite Corpse released in 2008. Current RHCP guitarist Josh Klinghoffer performed drums and guitar on the EP in 2007. It was followed by their full-length album, The Fool, in 2010. On December 6, 2010, the BBC announced that Warpaint had been nominated for the BBC’s Sound of 2011 poll[3] and they were the cover…