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Watching Popcorn Pop at 30,000 Frames Per Second Might Make You Cry

Turn your sound up and take in its majesty.
Samantha Cole
5 days ago
Content ID

This Music Theory Professor Just Showed How Stupid and Broken Copyright Filters Are

Automated takedown systems don’t work, stifle free expression online.
Karl Bode
9.4.18
Music

BTS, PSY, and the Future of K-Pop Crossovers

K-Pop boy band BTS just broke Taylor Swift's record for the most-viewed music video in 24 hours. What does streaming history suggest happens next?
Jeff Benjamin
9.3.18
YouTube

The Rise of T-Series, the YouTube Channel That Will Soon Dethrone PewDiePie

An Indian entertainment channel is poised to take over as the largest YouTube channel in the world.
Ankita Rao
9.3.18
Motherboard

This Guy Made a Working Laser Cannon Arm From ‘Metroid’

The YouTuber used a 2.5 watt laser and a bunch of custom 3D printed parts to create a working replica of Samus Aran’s iconic weapon.
Matthew Gault
9.3.18
Motherboard

Researchers Found That A Lot of Plastic Surgery YouTube Videos Are Just Marketing Schemes

Many videos about procedures don't feature medical professionals at all.
Samantha Cole
8.20.18
Film

Check Out 'The Nun' Clip That Was Too Scary for a YouTube Ad

YouTube said it violated the company's "shocking content policy."
River Donaghey
8.17.18
Internet Insecurity

The Internet Just Got a Little Smaller Thanks to New 'SafeSearch' Requirements

The latest move to censor the internet accidentally hit YouTube hardest.
Adi Renaldi
8.13.18
FOOD

This Guy Went Deaf After Eating the 'World’s Hottest' Noodles

Berlin-based food blogger Ben Sumadiwiria ate a plate of so-called “Death Noodles” with a 20 million Scoville rating at a restaurant in Jakarta. Spoiler: it didn’t end well.
Daisy Meager
8.10.18
Instagram

Experts Explain Why 'Doin' it for the Gram' Makes Us Do Dumb Things

"As everything becomes a reality show, we forget that reality shows are actually staged, and we think that daily life is a reality show when it’s not."
Kara Weisenstein
7.21.18
YouTube

How 'Lofi Hip Hop Radio to Relax/Study to' Became a YouTube Phenomenon

The infinitely looped clips of anime set to chill-ass beats have millions of devoted followers. Why?
Luke Winkie
7.16.18
Social Media

Indonesian Migrant Workers are Using YouTube to Challenge Negative Stereotypes

"These vlogs are our resistance. We’re trying to show that we’re not like people think we are."
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
7.9.18