Some may say that three days of prep work, a full day of filming and 137 attempts to get a trick-shot dunk right is a little excessive, but that’s certainly not the case for YouTuber Ryan Higa and his squad.
Higa and his friends created a 90-second Rube Goldberg trick shot, and based on the video Higa posted on YouTube, it’s pretty impressive.
The trick shot involves ramps, ninjas, baskets handed from ceiling fans, an air mattress belly flop and much more. But in the end, they just miss dunking the ball.
The video is going viral and has over 2.3 million views after less than a week online.
All right everyone, try to top that!
- Gwen Breitstein | Trending Now – Wed, Aug 26, 2015
Some may say that three days of prep work, a full day of filming and 137 attempts to get a trick-shot dunk right is a little excessive, but that’s certainly not the case for YouTuber Ryan Higa and his squad.Read More »from YouTuber attempts the ultimate Rube Goldberg trick-shot dunk
Read More »from Gloomy trailer for Banksy’s Dismaland released
For those of us who can’t travel to the U.K. to visit provocative artist Banksy’s pop-up bemusement park, Dismaland, there is now a trailer, and the park is just as dark and twisted as you would expect.
The trailer follows classic Disneyland ads, portraying a typical-looking family, as the eerie voice says: “Is there something missing in your life? Do you need to get out more? Then stop what you’re doing, and come to the happiest place on Earth. This is a theme park like no other. Dismaland — a place where all your dreams come true. So, what are you waiting for?”
As you can imagine, any trip to a place called Dismaland doesn’t end well. The video follows the family visiting the bemusement park and going around to all the dark and twisted attractions. The kids love it, but the parents leave the park weeping.
The video ends on an even more startling twist, with an implied car crash for the family.
The Dismaland website describes the park as a “festival of amusements and entry-level
- Gwen Breitstein | Trending Now – Tue, Aug 25, 2015
All right, everyone, get ready to swipe right.Read More »from Patrick the wombat gets Tinder account for his 30th birthday
One perpetually single wombat named Patrick is officially on the market for a mate, and like everyone else who is still single, you can now find him on Tinder.
Patrick, or Paddy, as his friends call him, is the oldest wombat living in captivity, and for his 30th birthday, his trainers at Ballarat Wildlife Park signed him up for the dating app.
“He’s on Tinder and hoping to attract a similar female,” park owner Julia Leonard told the Sydney Morning Herald.
“He’s after someone who enjoys late night, especially dusk and dawn, can dig a good hole and enjoys feeding him carrots,” she added.
His trainers also bought him a wheelbarrow for his birthday, so if he does find someone, he can ride up in style.
While Patrick hasn’t found Mrs. Right just yet, the bachelor is far from lonely — he has over 33,000 Facebook fans.
Best of luck on Tinder, Patrick. It’s a zoo out there!
- Gwen Breitstein | Trending Now – Tue, Aug 25, 2015
What do you do when a group of kangaroos just stops and stares at you? You keep on moving.Read More »from Australian cyclist spooked by eerie kangaroo apocalypse
Cyclist Ben Vezina was in Hawkstowe Park in Victoria, Australia, when all of a sudden a group of kangaroos all stopped what they were doing and stood motionless while he cycled through.
He called it an unnerving experience — and a kangaroo apocalypse.
Vezina captured the incident and posted the video to YouTube.
We uploaded this cool video by Vezina, who is safe and unharmed. “Kangaroos are nice animals who don’t gather like hordes and attack people, they coexist with people and never attack them. This video is proof,” he wrote in the YouTube description.
Only in Australia!
- Gwen Breitstein | Trending Now – Mon, Aug 24, 2015
Read More »from Woman with rare skin condition gets tattoo to respond to people’s stares
Meet Tiffany Posteraro, who after years of bullying has embraced her skin condition, called vitiligo, with a genius tattoo to stop people from staring.
Vitiligo is a condition caused by low melanin that produces pale patches on the skin.
Tiffany first noticed such patches on her knees when she was 7 years old.
“I showed my parents, but we just thought they must be scars or something,” she told the U.K.’s PA Real Life. “Over time, I got a few on my wrists, and then it spread around my whole kneecaps.”
“We had no idea what it was,” she said. “A dermatologist gave me some ointment, but it did nothing.”
It wasn't until Tiffany was 11 years old that she learned the name of her skin condition. “I was in a grocery store with my mum and a man pulled me aside and said, ‘You have vitiligo.’"
For the next 17 years, Tiffany covered up her body with clothing and thick makeup to avoid weird stares and mean comments from strangers.
“People would say, ‘Did you tan under a tree?’” she said. “I got called
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