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Mad Scientist Builds 360 Swing As Tall As His House

Video: Swinging over the bar was, and probably still is the dream of many a kid on the playground. Lunatic inventor Colin Furze never quite grew up, and now he’s fulfilling his childhood fantasy at a terrifying scale with little to no safety equipment.


Watch A Huge Steamroller Crushes 17 LCD Screens

Video: Work can be frustrating. Sometimes you just want to line up every computer screen in the office and run over them with a 12-tonne steamroller. Now, you no longer have to dream about what it might look like. YouTube channel Road Roller did the hard work for you.


Building Your Own Air Hockey Table Is Surprisingly Easy

Video: Air hockey is Canada’s greatest pastime. OK — that’s not exactly true, but who the hell doesn’t love a game of air hockey?


Facebook Is Spending Millions To Lure YouTube And Vine Stars To Facebook Live

So far, Facebook Live’s partnerships with digital publishers has yielded, among other things, an exploded watermelon and a failed interview with the US president. Now, new details have emerged about Facebook’s plans to pay not just media outlets and celebrities, but also content creators from Vine and YouTube. And boy, did I ever pick the wrong line of work!


How Floppy Disks Work

Video: No matter what the size — eight-inch, 5 1/4-inch, 3 1/2-inch — floppy disks are the most iconic symbols of old-school computing. But how do they actually work? The 8-Bit Guy spends 15 minutes breaking down what makes floppy disks so cool, despite being obsolete.


How To Extract Pure Gold From Busted Electronics

That little bead right there? That’s all the gold in four and a half pounds of electronics waste. And it took so very much work to get there.


10 Tricks To Make Yourself A YouTube Master

You might think there’s not much to YouTube — just find a video you want to watch and press play — but Google’s engineers are adding new hidden features all the time. Here are 10 tricks to try to take your YouTube-ing to the next level.


YouTube Has Nuked The Dash Cam Owners Australia Channel

YouTube’s automated — and somewhat zealous — copyright infringement system has struck again, this time close to home. Popular channel “Dash Cam Owners Australia”, responsible for the compilation videos that appear frequently on Gizmodo, has been annihilated after a large number of “bogus” claims were made against its clips.


Would You Spend $70,000 On This Slo Mo Guys Painting?

The Slo Mo Guys create some of the most YouTube-y videos out there. Their shtick involves shooting and smashing things and filming them in slow motion, which is what online videos are all about really (besides cats).


Tech Giants Quietly Automating Process To Remove Extremist Content From Sites

The technology that was designed to remove videos from the internet with copyrighted content could be used for good, according to a report from Reuters. That use? To fight extremism.


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