Category: Video

Nuclear energy explained info design style

Nuclear energy explained – info design style

I don’t know about you, but it’s been a good few years now since I graced the halls of a reputable educational facility.

And, although I read A LOT of content online on a daily basis in order to keep up with the latest news, technology and innovations in the world, I often find it difficult to find content presented in a way that really engages me and holds my complete attention to the point where “stuff sinks in”.

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Colour Me Brisbane – a look back at the G20

Although opinions were, and to a degree still very much are, divided over whether or not the recent G20 Summit held here in Brisbane was a good thing for the city and its citizens or not, one thing is for sure – organisers lit up the city in celebration of the event in a display which has been beautifully captured in this video, “Colour Me Brisbane”, from local time-lapse aficionado, Brett Montgomery.

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New Virgin America Safety Dance Video

New Virgin America safety dance video

I remember the days when airline safety demonstrations were carried out by a series of lovely air hostesses (and hosts) dotted along the centre aisle, all flapping their arms about pointing out exits, clicking seat belt buckles overhead and of course, finding, showing and demonstrating that all important lifejacket whistle!

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"Catchup" on Australian TV

“Catchup” on Australian TV

With the launch of Channel Ten’s TENplay app for iPad and iPhone in the last couple of days, Australian’s now have a full suite of catchup applications available to them ensuring that they will no longer miss out on their favourite TV shows from home and abroad.

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Celebrities read mean tweets

Celebrities read mean tweets

If we were to judge on “special segments” alone, it’d be hard to go past Jimmy Kimmel as the best of the “Late Night” talk show hosts. His intelligent brand of skit humour is second to none as proven in the past by segments such as the legendary “Handsome Men’s Club”.

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Life in zero gravity with Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield

Life in zero gravity with Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield

Of all the hundreds, if not thousands of YouTube videos I have watched over the past 6 months, some of the coolest and most interesting have been a series of small 2-3 minute Q&A segments from the International Space Station (ISS) showing how Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, and his colleagues deal with life in zero gravity.

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Canada by Canadians

Canada by Canadians

After recently having the honour and privilege of becoming a Canadian citizen I find myself regularly fielding the question of “Why?” Why go through the hassle, paperwork and expense of getting my hands on a precious Canadian passport?

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Hit viral PSA – Dumb Ways to Die

How does one make a particularly bland public service announcement stand out in the digital age when people are bombarded by text, images and more on a daily basis?

You come up with a killer (excuse the pun) viral video that resonates with the general public to the extent that it racks up almost 5 million views around the world in the first week of launch.

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