30.6.08

Motherly Instinct: Out of Control


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28.6.08

Stairway to Gilligan's Island

It's hard to reconcile these two, but it actually works!

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27.6.08

Get Smart


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26.6.08

The End of the Frontier

This actually strikes me as a good thing to do with most of Las Vegas....


Aw heck, let's just blow 'em ALL up!

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25.6.08

How NOT to get into the pool!

They have several really helpful suggestions here!


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24.6.08

Fat Cats

I have no idea what product this ad is for, but I had to laugh at the fat cat.

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20.6.08

Do Not Laugh

Here are the rules. You must watch this all the way through, and you must not laugh. Ya think you can do it? I'll bet not!

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19.6.08

Big Buck Bunny

Big Buck Bunny tells the story of a giant rabbit with a heart bigger than himself. When one sunny day three rodents rudely harass him, something snaps... and the rabbit ain't no bunny anymore! In the typical cartoon tradition he prepares the nasty rodents a comical revenge.

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18.6.08

Volkswagen vs Tank

Apparently a bunch of bored soldiers found an unattended Volkswagen, and decided to drive over it. Actually, it's pretty cool.

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17.6.08

Rally Car Flip and Recovery

This just looks like an accident. Actually, this was the fastest way around the corner.

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16.6.08

Desperate, Suffering Kittens

I've never seen cats so eager for suppertime. They don't look underfed, just spoiled.

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14.6.08

The REAL RocketMan!

Swiss "Rocket Man" Yves Rossy becomes the first person in the world to fly with wings under rocket power. This so cool!

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13.6.08

Oops: Vengeance with a Twist

I don't know the story behind this, but it certainly looks like the driver of that nice one-ton pickup pissed off the guy who handles the ropes. What do you think?

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12.6.08

Auto Ballet-Themed CrashTest


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11.6.08

The Disintegrator!

No, it's not the name of a new second-rate superhero. The Desintegrator is a motorized cordless twin rubber band minigun, capable of firing 40 bands per second.


This is the Lego version of the same thing:


Both of those are based on a more powerful, less socially acceptable, weapon, the minigun:

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10.6.08

Dramatic Animals

Animals are such fun! This is, of course, the original "Dramatic Chipmunk":


Now, he's been joined by the Dramatic Lemur:


And just to be complete, here's The Angry Cat and The Sneezing Panda:


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9.6.08

Drill Team for Retired Guys

It'll be a while before I retire, but this may be the most disciplined I get once I get there. These guys are great!


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7.6.08

Homemade Fireworks

This guy has read a book about how to make fireworks, and this is his final project. It should make a little bit of a fountain. "Should" is the operative word, here.


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6.6.08

Men and Women: Here's how they work!

This is funny, and you'll laugh, but there's a powerful point here as well. No wonder we have difficulty communicating!


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5.6.08

Moving Pictures in a Printed Book

Illusions from a book. Looks awesome!
Moving object in a book!


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4.6.08

Headline Blunders!

OK, this is Jay Leno's work. But it's really funny.

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3.6.08

Sand Fountain

So is this an amazing sand fountain, or a broken water main, or what? It certainly is interesting!

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Big Buck Bunny

Big Buck Bunny tells the story of a giant rabbit with a heart bigger than himself. When one sunny day three rodents rudely harass him, something snaps... and the rabbit ain't no bunny anymore! In the typical cartoon tradition he prepares the nasty rodents a comical revenge. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution license

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2.6.08

The Story of a Sign.

This is brilliant. With a stroke of the pen, a stranger transforms the afternoon for another man in this emotionally stirring short film by Alonso Alvarez.

Fourth annual Short Film Online Competition - Cannes 2008. The NFB, in association with the Cannes Short Film Corner and partner YouTube, is proud to announce that the winner of the NFB Online Competition Cannes 2008 is Alonso Alvarez Barreda for his short film Historia de un Letrero (The Story of a Sign) produced in Mexico/U.S.A.

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