Tag: sports

Jul 19, 2014

Someone Made a Real-Life Video Game Version of FIFA

Someone Made a Real-Life Video Game Version of FIFA

Marius Hjerpseth and his friends decided to play some FIFA in real life, using clever editing and VFX to incorporate elements of the popular video game into an actual football match. Fans of the video game franchise will undoubtedly recognize many of the little touches from the game like the celebrations and character animations.…

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Jul 18, 2014

These Guys Built a 104-Tooth Chain Ring Bike to See How Fast It Could Go

These Guys Built a 104-Tooth Chain Ring Bike to See How Fast It Could Go

How fast could you go on a fixed-gear, 104-tooth chain ring bike? That’s what frame builder Tom Donhou and his friends sought to answer. Inspired by the men of the salt flats in the 60s who pushed the land speed record from the 300s up towards the 600 mph mark in jet-propelled cars built…

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Jul 11, 2014

This is What Argentina Sounded Like When they Advanced to the World Cup Finals

This is What Argentina Sounded Like When they Advanced to the World Cup Finals

The semifinal match between the Netherlands and Argentina came down to penalty shots and when Maxi Rodriguez scored the decisive goal all of Argentina went understandably nuts. This is what Buenos Aires sounded like right after the goal. Argentina wasn’t the only country to get the recorded reaction treatment. Check out what Brazil and…

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Jul 8, 2014

This Guy Put Wheels on a Pallet and Rode Down an Entire Tram Track

This Guy Put Wheels on a Pallet and Rode Down an Entire Tram Track

Tomáš Moravec affixed a set of wheels onto a wooden pallet and proceeded to ride down an entire tram track in Bratislava, Slovakia. The mischievous feat was accomplished back in 2008 but the video only recently resurfaced thanks to a recent reddit post which netted the relatively obscure video over 500,000 views in less…

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Jul 2, 2014

People Throwing Rocks with Their Opposite Hand

People Throwing Rocks with Their Opposite Hand

A light-hearted compilation that shows a number of people attempting to throw rocks with their opposite hand. A simple premise set to a calming soundtrack makes for a video that will put a smile on your face. Filmed by Juan Etchegaray Song is La noyeé by Carla Bruni

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Jun 23, 2014

This is Rufus. He’s Been a Member of Wimbledon’s Security Team for 14 Years

This is Rufus. He’s Been a Member of Wimbledon’s Security Team for 14 Years

Meet Rufus, the Wimbledon Hawk that has protected the courts from pigeons since 2000. Before Rufus, pigeons would often interrupt play and groundskeepers were deployed to shoo away the birds with varying levels of success. Ever since Rufus joined the security team, Wimbledon has been ‘pigeon interruption free’.

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Jun 22, 2014

This is What the Inside of a Peloton Looks Like

This is What the Inside of a Peloton Looks Like

So intense! Unreal footage takes you inside the middle of a peloton during the sprint finish on stage 5 of the Tour de Suisse. For those unfamiliar, a peloton (from French, meaning little ball or platoon) is the main group of riders in a road bicycle race. Riders in a group save energy by…

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