This collection of slow motion scenes is so stunning it stops time

Paul Wex's Interrupt is an absolutely beautiful look into people and life in southeast Asia. It's filmed entirely in slow motion with a vintage 35mm OM Zuiko lens on a Canon 5D Mk3 and the footage of random daily life is peaceful and serene and stunning and unreal. Its like the video has stopped time to showcase life. » 4/15/15 11:34am Wednesday 11:34am

Slow motion video of firing a RPG shows the massive back blast off

Here's footage from Vickers Tactical showing what firing a RPG-7 looks like in slow motion. It's like a rocket launch, only turned horizontal. The back blast off is so huge that it might be just as bad to stand directly behind the RPG as it would be to stand it front of it. Okay, maybe not. But still. » 4/13/15 8:00pm Monday 8:00pm

Matchstick Rockets Captured at 2,500 fps Look Like Tiny ICBMs

If you’ve never wrapped aluminum foil around a match to turn it into a miniature rocket you’re missing out on a really great childhood experience. The one thing most of us didn’t have as kids was access to a high-speed video camera, but thankfully the Slow Mo Guys do, and they filmed this tiny launch at 2,500 FPS. » 4/07/15 12:45pm 4/07/15 12:45pm

Watching CDs Explode At 170,000 FPS Is Better Than Fireworks

Adding more credence to the notion that everything is better in slow motion, the Slow Mo Guys strapped a compact disk to a vacuum cleaner motor and spun it up to 23,000 RPM. At that speed the disk simply disintegrated under the forces, and thankfully the duo's high-speed camera was there to capture the destruction at… » 3/25/15 9:30pm 3/25/15 9:30pm

The thrill of flying with a wingsuit in a beautiful slow motion video

There are many cool wingsuit videos out there, some show crazy close calls, others insane stunts, but this is the first time I've seen something like this. This video, shot in slow motion with several cameras, it's so beautiful and relaxing that it makes me want to try it. » 2/18/15 4:30pm 2/18/15 4:30pm

It only took 5 seconds to film this entire music video

In what has to be one of the shortest shoots ever, all it took to make this three and a half minute music video was five seconds of filming. That seems like some pretty good bang for your buck! The trick was that a Phantom 4K camera inhaled those five seconds at 1000FPS to create this moving mural painting of a music… » 2/11/15 12:33am 2/11/15 12:33am

Seeing a bunch of random scenes in slow motion is surreal (NSFW)

If you ever wondered what hitting an egg with a golf club or throwing pork belly into a pan or shooting an arrow through a light bulb or cutting a woman's hair all looked like in slow motion, you don't have to wonder anymore, this video shows you and a lot of other awesome random things in slow motion. » 2/09/15 10:07pm 2/09/15 10:07pm

Exclusive First Footage: GoPro's Buttery Smooth High-Def Slow Motion

The baddest action camera on the block is about to get even better. We just got an exclusive look at the first GoPro camera to capture silky smooth 240fps slow motion in glorious high definition. We've got the very first footage from a GoPro Hero4 equipped with a hot new firmware update that will bring that and much… » 1/28/15 3:30pm 1/28/15 3:30pm

Cool slow motion shots from movies, TV shows and music videos in 2014

Good riddance, 2014. And to celebrate turning a new calendar year, Evan Puschak, the Nerdwriter, put together this nifty look at how movies, TV shows and music videos used slow motion in 2014. It's interesting to see all these different types of films and shows use the same effect and question if they are even… » 1/01/15 1:25pm 1/01/15 1:25pm

Watch a tiger jump impossibly high for meat in slow motion

Holy crap. I'm pretty sure the fence separating the tigers from the humans does absolutely nothing because these tigers can easily out jump it. Look at them gracefully fly in the air and snatch the meat like a wide receiver catching a touchdown pass. These beasts are basically basically comic book superhero versions… » 12/31/14 8:28pm 12/31/14 8:28pm

Seeing surfers at 1000 FPS is like watching a sea monster swallow people

If you're not convinced that the ocean isn't just one giant sea monster, here is some evidence for your fantasy theory: this video of surfers surfing at 1000 FPS. Come on, the ocean totally looks like a monster here! More reasonable view: it's a really amazing surfing video captured gloriously in beautiful slow motion. » 10/30/14 8:20pm 10/30/14 8:20pm

The epic slow motion shots of Zack Snyder's movies

When I first saw 300, it felt like I was using my eyes for the very first time. The stunning visuals made it feel epic. And though I may not feel the same about other Zack Snyder movies, I still enjoy watching them because if you use enough slow motion like he does, you can trick me into thinking something is epic. » 9/18/14 9:30pm 9/18/14 9:30pm