This year marks the 20th anniversary of Space Jam, unquestionably the greatest cartoon/live-action hybrid movie about basketball ever made. To celebrate, we’ve decided to share this fan theory with you, which makes Space Jam an even cooler movie.
What do you do when you have a lovely bottle of wine but your corkscrew has gone missing? When teetotaling is not an option, there are countless unconventional ways that people claim you can open a bottle of wine. We put them to the test.
Earlier this month, Netflix announced that it was cracking down on VPNs and proxies used to access video in other countries. It wasn’t an empty threat: the company has started blocking US content that’s accessed that way from Australia.
Now there shall be no more endless converting of your videos to make them more palatable to your Apple TV’s desires. VLC, the software that famously supports a wide range of file formats, is now available on the new Apple TV.
Bats are fascinating creatures—both from the point of scientific research and their place in the canon of the horror genre as spooky creatures of the night. So whether you’re a science person or a horror person, this shot of millions of bats streaming into the sky is either great, or great and fearsome.
There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are the top 10 TED talks we’ve featured on Lifehacker or that have been popular on TED.
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift sucked, but that’s just cause it wasn’t shot with 360 degree cameras. This 360 degree video from the top of a Pro Drifter’s car does the art of drifting justice the way the movie never could.
A popular selfie tip is to raise your camera above your head and look up at it, so it hides your chin and makes you look slimmer. It doesn’t look natural though. Model Tess Holliday shows how to achieve the same effect while looking natural.
There’s little better than a bit of mystery at Christmas, and Google’s fun new interactive thriller has it in spades. Made by the creators of Wallace and Gromit, you can explore the interactive scene on your Android device (and a less exciting version on iOS or the web).
The seventh Star Wars movie comes out this week (seventh!) and if you’re feeling a little behind, don’t worry: here’s how to catch up on the first few movies before the latest installment drops.
You might put your podcasts on a faster speed to get through them more quickly, and you can do the same on any YouTube video—the feature is built right into the platform. Get through tutorials, video podcasts, long talks, and other content in double-quick time so you can move on to something more interesting.
Every year, Nikon’s Small World in Motion Competition rounds up the best microscopic videos from scientists across the world. The results are always strange, beautiful and oddly compelling. Watch them here.
Have some time to kill? YouTube has just announced its most popular videos of 2015, which include everything from dance crazes to Justin Bieber doing karaoke in a car. You can watch them here.
If you’ve got an iOS or OS X device in your possession, then you can also get iMovie, Apple’s user-friendly video editor that’s simple enough for beginners to understand while offering a handful of features to tempt more professional users, too. Whether you’ve spent years working with iMovie or have yet to try out the…
Bats are small, generally harmless to humans, and eat a lot of insects that would otherwise infect our bodies or ruin our fruit. That doesn’t stop this air-to-leaf pounce from being kind of scary, though.
How can you speak to your new romantic interest if you’ve lost part of their phone number? By ringing every possible remaining combination, of course.