Posts Tagged ‘wtf’

Flying Snakes

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

This video illustrates the gliding behavior of the flying snake, or Chrysopelea, involving the takeoff and aerial phase of the trajectory. Found at Washington Post.

WTF: Tourist Destination, Chernobyl

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

Nearly 25 years after a reactor at the Soviet-era plant exploded, the irradiated zone around Chernobyl is attracting curious visitors from around the world, from nuclear specialists to ordinary tourists, willing to pay 120 euros a day for a guided tour. Found at YouTube from AFP.

Rep. Joe Barton Apologizes To BP

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Republican congressman Joe Barton apologized to British Petroleum’s CEO Tony Hayward in a committee meeting, characterizing the government’s insistence upon restitution to the victims of the oil spill caused by BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig a “shakedown.” Found at YouTube from HarryAppsLLC.

World Of Warcraft Player Negotiates With Fellow Player’s MOTHER

Saturday, May 29th, 2010

This is hilarious and pathetic at the same time. A World of Warcraft guildmaster negotiates with a fellow guild member’s mother to allow him to play instead of doing his chores. Found at YouTube from SSAufklaerer.

Impossible Motion

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

In this video, wooden balls roll up the slopes just as if they are pulled by a magnet. The behavior of the balls seems impossible, because it is against the gravity. Found at YouTube from TheIllusioncontest.

The Wizard Of Speed And Time

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

From the WTF Department: The Wizard of Speed and Time is a short film by Mike Jittlov, a special effects guy, in 1979 and which subsequently garnered a cult following. Found at YouTube from bevis29582.