The Song ‘Time’ From the ‘Inception’ Soundtrack Played Solo on a Looping Cello and Featuring an Aerial Hoop Dance

Microsoft employee and Seattle-based podcast producer David Chen has released a fresh new music video where he plays “Time” — a song by Hans Zimmer from the Inception soundtrack — solo on a looping cello. The music video also features a beautiful aerial hoop dance, performed by Danaë Montreuil, that takes place while Chen recreates Zimmer’s powerful song. Chen’s track is available to purchase online from iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play.

The original version of the song “Time” for comparison:

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A ‘Star Wars’ Video Series Comparing All of the Changes Ever Made to the Original Trilogy Films Throughout the Years

Marcelo Zuniga has created a wonderful Star Wars video series that compares all of the changes ever made to each of the original trilogy films throughout the years.

This videos are purely objective and I’ve refrained from making any kind of strong opinion on anything, they are here to show off all the changes as far as I know of while presented in an organized, relatively chronological order of the films.

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Vsauce3 Explains How the Electric Type Pokémon Pikachu Could Kill Someone With His Shocking Abilities

In his latest video, Vsauce3 host Jake Roper explains how the Electric type Pokémon, Pikachu, could kill someone with his shocking abilities. Vsauce visual effects artist, Eric Langlay, also made a rad series of Pikachu and Vsauce3-themed smartphone and desktop wallpapers that are available to download.

Pikachu Will Kill You

Pikachu Will Kill You

music by Jake Chudno

animated GIFs via Vsauce3

An Infographic Mapping Out Over 120 Fictional U.S. Businesses Found Within the Marvel Universe

Mapping Marvel Businesses

Mapping Marvel Businesses is a detailed infographic by the creative team at Empire Flippers that maps out over 120 of the fictional U.S. businesses found within the Marvel Universe.

Other than the slightly annoying issue of having super villains constantly trying to destroy humanity, how cool would it be live in the Marvel Universe? Not only would superpowers be real, but there would still be awesome places to shop, eat, and have some fun.

Marvel has done an incredible job creating a vast, realistic and relatable world for us. And the minutely detailed commercial segment is no different. If you’re a comic book buff, you’ve probably heard of many of these companies and establishments, but do you know where they are located? (read more)

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An Executive Knight Pen Holder Designed to Make You Feel Like Royalty

Executive Knight Pen Holder

ThinkGeek has made a fantastic Executive Knight Pen Holder that is designed to make you feel like royalty. As author Edward Bulwer-Lytton mentioned in his 1839 play Richelieu; Or the Conspiracy, “the pen is mightier than the sword.” The honorable pen holder is currently available to purchase online.

The Executive Knight Pen Holder is a bowing knight, hands raised to hold your modern quill. Your pen is held aloft, so you never have to figure out which stack of TPS reports it’s buried under. The Executive Knight Pen Holder comes with a pen, but he’s just as happy to hold any other pen (pencil, letter opener, spork, etc.) you own. The Executive Knight Pen Holder will make sure your pen is always at the ready for whatever words need to flow from it.

Executive Knight Pen Holder

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A 1990s VHS-Style Action Movie Trailer for the ‘Fantastic Four’ Reboot Film

Toronto, Canada-based film enthusiast Louis “The Sleepy Skunk” Plamondon and Vulture recently teamed up once again to reimagine the original teaser trailer for Marvel‘s upcoming Fantastic Four reboot film as a 1990s VHS action movie. They used footage from Roger Corman and Bernd Eichinger‘s unreleased 1994 film, The Fantastic Four, and dubbed over it with narration from the 2015 reboot trailer.

Superhero movies are too dark. Wouldn’t “Fantastic Four” be better with day-glo VHS insanity?

The original trailer for the 2015 Fantastic Four reboot and the trailer for Corman’s unreleased film:

Illustrator Adds Humorous Doodles to Random People’s Instagram Photos Using an Android Smartphone

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Illustrator Suraj Sirohi has started a project on Instagram where he adds humorous doodles to stranger’s photos using a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo smartphone. Random people are able to email Sirohi their original images of fruits, vegetables, cats, dogs, trees, and more to get a fun animated remix. Suraj’s full collection of custom photos are available to view on Instagram.

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