VICELAND’s show on hacking and cyberwarfare is back for a new season.
One kid was practicing his secret agent skills to get past his dad’s security camera, and it didn’t really work out.
In a YouTube video posted by Jeremy Gabrysch, Gabrysch wrote that his elementary school-aged kids had been coming down “to party” in the middle of the night.
The dad happened to bust the kids each time, but they didn’t know how. After spotting that there was a security camera hidden in the living room, the son decided to take matters into his own hands and tried to disable it by slithering on the floor so he’d go unseen.
Unfortunately for him, he was definitely caught on camera trying his luck. Maybe next time the kids should just enjoy their parties in the daytime when it’s safe. Read more…
You do answer it just comes in signs I have to look for a little more closely.
For all of Facebook’s big talk about video, it was still just part of the almighty News Feed.
Publishers hoping to capture a moment of a user’s attention looked for thumb-stopping moments, which gave rise to a new and not-terribly compelling format of video that remains endemic to Facebook.
Watch is something different. Facebook’s new original video program features TV-like shows made by media companies. Perhaps most importantly, the shows are showcased in a brand new section of the social network.
That’s enough to convince publishers, who have spent years contorting to fit into Facebook’s plans, that Watch could be big. Read more…
Fake news, it’s a big deal on Facebook, and we might just be getting more of it in the form of videos.
Facebook recently bought a startup with an expertise in video manipulation, Deutsche Startups reported. The German-based startup Fayteq has software that is able to remove or add objects in videos, even live ones, and add effects to them.
The company offers “innovative technologies in the area of off-line and real-time video manipulation, removing the border between reality and fiction,” described Siegfried Vater, an investor and partner of Fayteq, according to TechEu. Read more…
The gyroscopic design is the concept from Dahir Insaat and looks dope. The concept plans to take advantage of the unused medians on the roads.
The design also includes a vision for how fire trucks and ambulances could be improved so that they can reach hazard zones faster. Read more…
It seems every week the White House social team tries out different video transitions … and it always looks terrible.
Here’s a brief look at this week’s masterpiece, which is 3-plus minutes of photos and videos sliding from the top, bottom, and sides of the screen, accompanied by Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the USA.” It ends with a Looney Tunes effect on a waving American flag.
Watch the whole thing, if you dare.
These video skills are out of control, as people noticed on Twitter.
Updated Aug. 9, 2017, at 6:17 p.m. PDT with additional show details.
Updated Aug. 9, 2017, at 4:23 p.m. PDT with more information from Facebook.
Mark Zuckerberg has been preaching video as our future for the last couple years. On Thursday, he’s launching the next big step in the company’s quest to dominate every last second of your waking life.
Facebook is set to debut original shows made by media partners exclusively for the social network, marking the company’s official entry into the high-end online video world that already includes rivals Amazon, Netflix, Google, and Apple.
It is also a product update, meaning the video tab in Facebook’s mobile app will feature a new section called “Watch” to highlight the initiative. “Watch” will also appear on desktop and Facebook’s TV apps. Read more…
Dogs and humans alike gotta enjoy those summertime vibes while they last. The weather is warm and the skies are clear, so that makes it the perfect time for taking a dip in the pool.
To enjoy those summer vibes, Teal the Labrador retriever took some time to splash around in her backyard pool and make a few waves.
“Teal loves her pool, every time she gets in she does this,” the video’s description says.
Such fun way for a sweet doggo like her to make the best of the great weather. Read more…
Kids can get pretty excited when their parents bring home a new toy from the store, and so can our wonderful birb friends.
Alex the cockatiel was extremely excited to get a stuffed animal toy (that looks exactly like him) to play with and love forever and ever. The cockatiel’s owner presented Alex with the plush twin, and he could barely contain his peeps of excitement when he saw his new buddy.
Since these two are just getting acquainted, Alex didn’t seem completely enthusiastic to have plush-Alex invade his personal space, but we’re sure they’ll be inseparable in no time. Read more…
When someone calls shotgun, you have to obey the rules and give them that seat. That’s like Drivers Ed 101.
Those are the rules that Zeus the husky clearly understands, so it makes sense that he didn’t want to give up the front seat when his owner told him to move on out.
Bath running? Check. Cucumbers? Check. Faithful rubber ducky? All check.
Diesel Minnie is the dog having one of the most luxurious baths of them all. Diesel is usually hard at work posing for photos on his Instagram account, so this relaxing bath-in-a-sink is probably long overdue for him.
Let this video of Diesel relax you as you try to pretend you’re the one with cool cucumbers over your eyes and the calming smell of rosemary mint shampoo ready to take you away to your happy place. Read more…
Sometimes it’s hard to discern a parody from its original.
Like in this bizarre propaganda footage above, showing the 60-year-old president of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov in full military uniform and dark sunglasses, firing Putin-style and with extreme precision at targets with an automatic rifle, pistol and even knives.
However, this video is actually a parody, created by opposition website in exile Khronika Turkmenistana (The Chronicle of Turkmenistan), as the first few seconds reveal.
In the edited version, which ironically went viral with more than 300,000 views, shots of Arnold Schwarzenegger suiting up and arming himself with several weapons in the 1985 action movie Commando pave the way for Berdymukhamedov’s military show-off. Read more…
“Despacito” is such the hottest Song of the Summer that even grandparents have dancing fever whenever they hear it.
Irish grandma Pat Fortune was caught dancing to “Despacito” by her daughter Caroline Fortune-Loughrey as the song blasted out of a car’s radio. Another woman even joins Grandma Pat while she shows off her moves because the song is just too contagious.
Fortune-Loughrey told Independent.ie her mom is “the most positive person [she’s] ever known.” And those dance moves show it.
She also said of the dancing grandma, “She is so independent and loves every minute of life.” So keep rocking out, Grandma Pat. Read more…
How cool would it be to have your theme song played behind you wherever you go?
YouTuber gave a taste of that majestic life to a couple of unsuspecting cosplayers at Indy Popcon in July. Carrying a pink melodica (that little piano keyboard that you blow into), she played songs like “Let It Go” and the “Legend of Zelda” theme for cosplayers she spotted wandering around at the convention.
The best part is when the cosplayers finally hear the tune being played and happily turn around to see the big surprise behind them. Read more…
I’m a bit obsessed with fortune cookies. I, an otherwise non-superstitious person, have no fewer than five incidentally meaningful ones stashed away in special places. I know I shouldn’t take them seriously — they’re not even Chinese! — but breaking open a cookie and attempting to find a higher truth is an inexplicably satisfying way […]
Shielded in lead and mounted on a conveyer cart, a GoPro braves the Mercury Plastic NeoBeam.
Farmshelf is helping bring a new twist to vertical farming in order to add freshness and sustainability to this vital practice. They’re starting with restaurants and cafeterias, but you may be able to have one in your home sooner than you think. Read more…
This had better be some sick joke…
Never, ever turn off the tunes when a little Beyoncé fan is listen to their favorite jam.
You might just get an ear full of whining if you do, like one 21-month-old Beyoncé fan that can’t get enough of “Single Ladies.”
In the video, the tiny fan is not having it when any other song is played in the car, but she immediately lights up when “Single Ladies” comes back on. But that’s because that’s what Beyoncé fans are supposed to do! She’s a true fan for real. Read more…