Super Slow-Motion Video of the High-Speed Inner Workings of a DSLR Camera as it Takes a Picture

Gavin Free of the Slow Mo Guys utilizes a high-speed Phantom Flex camera to capture the inner workings of a Canon 7D DSLR camera at 10,000 frames per second to show off just how quickly its shutter moves to take a shot.

For a very fast moving subject, you want a much shorter shutter duration. The fastest this camera will do it is an eight-thousandth of a second.

A Supercut of Music Artists Singing ‘Whoa-oo-oh’ in Modern Pop and Indie Songs

The Cutting Room has created a supercut video of music artists singing “Whoa-oo-oh” in modern pop and indie songs. A full list of the songs can be found on YouTube and Spotify.

via Tastefully Offensive

A Man in a Karate Gi Alternates Between Playing an Electric Guitar and Chopping Through Flaming Boards

In a video posted by Russian comedy site Klukva, a man in a karate gi alternates between strumming a Stratocaster-style electric guitar and chopping through flaming boards.

via Digg

The Differences Between Season One of ‘The Walking Dead’ Television Series and the Comic Book Series

To celebrate the hit show’s mid-season premiere coming to AMC on February 8th, CineFix hunts down and points out some of the many differences between season one of The Walking Dead television series and the comic book series by Robert Kirkman. There are main characters that are introduced at different points in the story, meetings with other survivors in the comics that do not happen in the show, and much more.

A lot changed in adapting the Image Comics ongoing graphic novel series for the small screen. From major character changes (Hi, Merle and Daryl!) to plot tweaks, we’ll go through every difference between Season One of The Walking Dead, and the comics that inspired them – get ready to get informed!

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Glow, In-Ear Headphones With a Cable That Lights Up to Music and Heartbeats

Glow are in-ear headphones by San Francisco-based hardware developer Glow, LLC that feature a fiber-optic, laser-wire cable that lights up along to a music beat and the wearer’s heartbeat, thanks to an integrated heart-rate monitor. The headphones, which are currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, also feature built-in buttons to control apps like Spotify.

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images via Glow

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LEGO to Release a Massive S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier Playset With Five Marvel Avengers Minifigs in March 2015

LEGO SHIELD Helicarrier

LEGO has recently announced that they will be releasing an official–and massive–S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier playset that will come with a series of Marvel Avengers minifigs. The 2,996-piece set, which will include five minifigs (Nick Fury, Black Widow, Captain America, Hawkeye, and Maria Hill), will be available to purchase directly from the online LEGO Shop and local LEGO Stores beginning in March 2015.

LEGO SHIELD Helicarrier

LEGO SHIELD Helicarrier

LEGO SHIELD Helicarrier

Nick Fury Captain America

Black Widow Hawkeye

images via LEGO

via The Wall Street Journal, Comic Book Resources

A Hilarious Short Video Featuring a Tennis Match Between Pro Player Novak Djokovic and an M1 Abrams Tank

In a hilarious short video by Melbourne, Australia-based special effects artist Michael Shanks, Serbian tennis pro Novak Djokovic plays a match against an M1 Abrams tank at the 2015 Australian Open. It’s a silly and strange battle between athleticism and good old-fashioned firepower, while two even-keeled announcers give a somewhat disapproving play-by-play.

“Some said inviting a sentient tank to play tennis would ruin the sport.”
“I agree with them.”
“Me too.”

via Gizmodo Sploid

This., A New Site That Only Allows Users to Share One Link Per Day

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This. is a new site created by Andrew Golis that only allows users to share one link per day. Users can follow each other, but their interactions are limited to clicking “Thanks” on links they appreciate other people sharing.

In online communities it is common for users to show support for a posted link or comment by simply replying with the word “this” or using the word in front of a link. The site is currently in beta and people can only join it with an invitation from a current user.

This. is a place to find and share the web’s best stories, ideas and arguments. Each user can share just 1 link a day.

We’re in that early, invite-only beta stage! Ask your friends if they’ve got an invite.

image via This.

via The New York Times

Time-Lapse Video of Winter Storm Juno Dumping Two Feet of Snow on Somerville, Massachusetts

Boston University student Alyssa Pierson used a strategically placed GoPro HERO4 to capture time-lapse video of Winter Storm Juno dumping between 23 and 24 inches of snow on a suburban neighborhood in Somerville, Massachusetts on the night of January 26, 2015.

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The Theme Song for Ken’s Stage From the ‘Street Fighter II’ Video Game Played on Floppy & Hard Disk Drives

Arganalth has created a great rendition of the theme song for Ken’s stage from Capcom’s Street Fighter II video game using a collection of floppy drives and hard disk drives.

The original theme song for comparison: