Styrofoam dancing to sound waves

Put your hands in the air and wave them like you just don’t care. What looks like a dubstep rave is actually styrofoam dancing to sound waves in a massive flexiglass pipe. The faux mosh pit is the result of a process called sound looking which demonstrates what audible vibrations may actually look like. Watch […]

Andy Warhol appears in the weirdest Super Bowl commercial ever

Given the Super Bowl’s lackluster performance, I found some strange excitement in Burger King’s #EatlikeAndy ad taken from the 1982 film 66 Scenes from America. The original clip shows Warhol chewing on a Whopper for a good four minutes. According to fast-food aficionado Bill Oakley, Warhold had originally requested a McDonald’s burger. While you can’t […]

In the search of greatness

Great athletes break the mold. They’re not just gifted. They get creative in the arena, using their intuition and imagination to do things never seen before on stage. The same genius can be said for select actors, musicians, scientists, thinkers and the like. In the fortchoming documentary In Search of Greatness, director Gabe Polsky takes […]

Surfing a world-record 80 foot gigantic wave

Nature always makes you feel small. Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa surfed a record-setting 80-foot wave in November 2017 off the coast of Nazaré, Portugal. Just look at the lighthouse and onlookers in perspective to the surfer surrounded by the mountainous wave, or shall we say avalanche. Watch it for yourself.

Watch the trailer for Alex Honnold’s Free Solo

I’ve posted about the remarkable solo climber Alex Honnold before, detailing how he uses visualization techniques to train his mind to become immune to fear. The folks at National Geographic and the producer of the 2015 film Meru (Amazon) Jimmy Chin have teamed up to document Honnold’s climb of El Capitan, the vertical granite rock […]

Take The Ball, Pass The Ball: trailer for documentary on Barcelona’s Guardiola years

Watching FC Barcelona from 2008 to 2012 was like watching a performance art piece. The way coach and former Barcelona player Josep “Pep” Guardiola had the Blaugrana pass and move, with the added dynamics of Lionel Messi, Xavi, and Iniesta was just extraordinary. “I don’t like it when a player says, ‘I like freedom; I want […]

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