Yes! Google's New Camera App Yells at People For Taking Vertical Video

Google's new standalone Camera app is a sleek and powerful alternative to the stock Android camera. Turns out, it's also a soldier in the war against vertical videos. Try to shoot a portrait-framed vid, and you'll stare down the cold judgment of an icon telling you you're doing it wrong. You've been warned. » 4/18/14 9:44am Friday 9:44am

Watch 8 BASE Jumps From 8 Famous Buildings

Do you like modern architecture? What about stomach-churningly scary videos of people hurling themselves off tall things? Well, you're in luck: After four people were arrested for BASE jumping off of One World Trade last month, we took a look at other jumps from famous buildings. » 4/10/14 9:00am 4/10/14 9:00am

Watch this video to see how incredibly awesome people were in 2013

The end of the year is here and hopefully you did something awesome in 2013. And if you didn't, that's okay because you have one more day to get crazy. Actually, you have a brand new year ahead of you to do something memorable. Luc Bergeron compiled 253 YouTube videos that popped up in 2013 and made this incredible… » 12/30/13 7:58pm 12/30/13 7:58pm

What the world must look like to a flying bird (hint: awesome)

Claytonias F. traveled around America the past few months and documented it all with a quadcopter drone, a Phantom and a GoPro. The aerial views of our wonderful country are incredible to us foot worn humans but probably just a normal Wednesday for flying birds. This is probably the closest we'll come to flying. And… » 11/22/13 9:00pm 11/22/13 9:00pm

Netflix Is Doing Streaming Tests With 4K Video

Everything from ads to porn is getting the 4K treatment lately, and now Netflix is experimenting with it too. This week the company posted six 4K videos at various frames per second rates to test their streaming performance. They're all standard Netflix stock footage called "El Fuente." » 11/03/13 11:00am 11/03/13 11:00am

YouTube Comments Will Soon Be Less Racist, Homophobic, and Confusing

Ever read the comments on a popular YouTube video? There is no faster way to strip yourself of faith in humanity. It's a cesspool. And this is coming from someone who writes for the Gawker network. We know a little something about rowdy comments sections. YouTube's is worse, but it's finally about to smarten up. » 9/24/13 3:01pm 9/24/13 3:01pm

Now You Can Live Stream On YouTube Without Being A Queen Bee

The internet is a constant popularity contest, and everyone is trying to collect followers, friends, shares, likes, hearts, views, +1s etc. You know the soul crushing drill. But YouTube wants to change the conversation. They've lowered the bar so you only need 100 or more subscribers to be able to live stream. » 8/04/13 9:25am 8/04/13 9:25am

The First Instagram Videos Out of North Korea Show an Isolated…

Just a few months ago, North Korea decided to flip on its 3G network, giving anyone who somehow managed to find access to a phone the ability to Instagram a landscape that comes with its very own sepia-toning. Now, though, thanks to Associated Press photographer David Guttenfelder and reporter Jean Lee, we have the… » 7/23/13 2:20pm 7/23/13 2:20pm

Vinstavids Curates the Very Best Vine and Instagram Videos

If the only Vines and Instagram videos you're looking at are the ones your friends are making of their cats, you're missing out. There's a whole world of snapshot auteurs out there that can make you laugh, think, and feel six (or 15) seconds at a time. And Vinstavids has done you the service of curating them. » 7/07/13 10:00am 7/07/13 10:00am