Laughing Squid

25,123 Followers | @LaughingSquid | art, culture and technology

The Bottle Boys Dress as Stormtroopers and Play John Williams' Imperial March on Beer Bottles

In honor of the 40th anniversary of <i>Star Wars</i>, the Bottle Boys dressed as stormtroopers and played a cover of John Williams‘ iconic “Imperial March” …

Elton John

Official Music Videos for Three Iconic Elton John Songs Created Over 40 Years After Their Release

46 years after its release of the gorgeous 1971 ballad “Tiny Dancer” by Sir Elton John and Bernie Taupin, filmmaker Max Weiland of Somesuch, created …

Elton John

A ‘Real Person’ Named Mahk Is Inserted Into a Blind Taste Test of Burger King's New Chicken Sandwich

Zebra Corner is back with a new hilarious video where they inserted a “Real Person” named Mahk into the blind taste test for Burger King‘s new Crispy …

Food

How to Make an Awesome F1 Racing Car Out of Match Sticks Without Glue

The Q channel demonstrates how to carefully build an awesome F1 racing car out of match sticks without any glue in their latest DIY video tutorial. …

Cool Stuff

An In-Depth Look Some of the Famous Instances of the Dolly Zoom Technique Being Used in Movies

During an in-your-face episode of <i>Now You See It</i>, host Jack Nugent gave us an in-depth look at some of the famous instances of dolly zoom technique …

Tutorials

A Pop Culture Nostalgia Trip to the Year 1995

Simon Peterson (a.k.a. “The Peterson“) has created a fantastic montage video that takes us all on a “pop culture nostalgia trip to the year 1995.” …

Pop Culture

Netflix Releases Trailer for Animated Castlevania Series Based on the Classic Video Games

Netflix has released the first trailer for <i>Castlevania</i>, their upcoming original anaimated television show based on the classic video game series of …

Netflix

Bad to the Bone, A Musical Tribute to Steven Urkel of Family Matters by Melodysheep

Musician John D. Boswell (a.k.a. “Melodysheep“) of Symphony of Science has created “Bad to the Bone,” a musical tribute to everyone’s favorite 1990s …

Pop Culture

A Heartwarming Compilation of Adorable Highlights From Baby Hippo Fiona's First Four Months of Life

The staff at Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden celebrated the four month birthday of Fiona, the absolutely adorable baby hippopotamus who was born …

January 24

What Happens When Liquid Nitrogen Is Mixed With Colorful Food Dye

Grant Thompson, who is also known as The King of Random ,conducted an fascinating experiment during which he tried to add food color to liquid …

Food

How Animals Provide a Sense of Comfort in Their Uncomplicated Ignorance of the World

In “The Wisdom of Animals“, the ever-insightful School of Life remarked about the the comfort found in coming home to an animal who is completely …

Sheep

War Breaks Out on All Fronts in an Exciting New Trailer for Season 7 of Game of Thrones

HBO released an exciting new trailer for the upcoming 7th season of <i>Game of Thrones</i> that gives us a dramatic look at the massive war finally breaking …

Game of Thrones

How Scientists Accurately Measure Big Forces With 1,000,000 Pounds of Force

To find out how individuals measure big forces accurately, Veritasium host Derek Muller visited the National Institute of Standards and Technology …

Physics

Vanity Fair Celebrates Star Wars: The Last Jedi With Wonderful Cover Photos Taken by Annie Leibovitz

A post shared by Vanity Fair (@vanityfair) on May 23, 2017 at 5:00am PDT<p>Vanity Fair helped celebrate the 40th anniversary of the <i>Star Wars</i> franchise …

Star Wars

Why Urine Doesn't Work to Treat a Jellyfish Sting

ACS Reactions visited San Francisco’s Aquarium of the Bay to examine the traditional wisdom positing that human urine counteracts the pain of a jelly …

Health

A Group Of Dogs Patiently Wait to Be Called by Name Before Exiting Through an Open Fence Gate

A charming video captured the amusing sight of a group of dogs who sat before an open fence gate, patiently waiting for their name to be called …

Spider-Man: Homecoming

Peter Parker Tests Out His New High Tech Suit in the Third Trailer for Spider-Man: Homecoming

Marvel released the third trailer for <i>Spider-Man: Homecoming</i>, the upcoming second reboot of the <i>Spider-Man</i> film franchise directed by Jon Watts. The …

Superheroes

Oida, A Helpful Viennese Word That Can Be Used to Express a Variety of Emotions in Different Situations

Ewa Placzynska, an multi-lingual actress who went to school at the University of Vienna, graciously offered a really helpful lesson in specific …

Spider-Man: Homecoming

Stinging Honey Bees Render Coyote Peterson Unrecognizable During an Attempt at a Bee Beard

In his ongoing fascination with insects, the adventurous Brave Wilderness host Coyote Peterson shaved off his famous beard in order to experiment …

Bees

Actress Priyanka Chopra Shares the Contents of Her Purse During a Round of 73 Random Questions

The beautiful Priyanka Chopra of <i>Quantico</i> and <i>Baywatch</i> answered 73 random questions posed to her by Joe Sabia of Vogue. The amiable actress talked …

Priyanka Chopra

Musician Plays Electric Guitar Through a Tesla Coil

Musician and engineer Nabzim attached his electric guitar to a handmade solid state Tesla coil through an audio interrupter schematic, Nabzim was …

Guitar

Engineer Builds Functioning 3D Printed Models of Car Engines and Transmissions

Tested editor Norman Chan and artist Frank Ippolito went to this year’s Maker Faire and chatted with engineer and maker Eric Harrell, who brought his …

Engineering

A Dapper Little Dog In a Suit Makes a Convincing Used Car Salesman in a Parody Commercial

A rather dapper Brussels Griffon named Mr. Griff donned a suit and transformed into a convincing used car salesman in a parody commercial for the …

Gal Gadot

Gal Gadot Plays an Intense Game of Box of Lies With Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show

<i>Wonder Woman</i> star Gal Gadot played an intense game of <i>Box Lies</i> with host Jimmy Fallon on a super episode of <i>The Tonight Show</i>. The two sat across from …

Gal Gadot

Twitch Streamer and Ex-Government Employee Role Plays as Sheriff Eli in Grand Theft Auto Online

Eli Thompson is a popular streamer on Twitch who polices the streets of Los Santos as a no-nonsense sheriff in <i>Grand Theft Auto Online</i>. The man behind …

Gaming

A Collection of 50 Years Worth of Televised Professional Putt-Putt Golf Championships

The Professional Putters Association (PPA) was an organization that started back in 1959 to recognize and reward the world’s greatest putt-putt …

Golf

Pro Boxer Shows Off Accuracy by Punching a Tennis Ball That Is Tied to His Hat With an Elastic Cord

Behind The Gloves captured footage of Ukrainian professional boxer Vasyl Lomachenko showing off his insane accuracy by repeatedly punching a tennis …

Golf

Classic Footage of The Cure Playing Their First Television Performance in December 1979

<i>A Forest (At Night)</i><p>In 1979, The Cure, with a baby-faced Robert Smith, made their television debut during a live special at Theatre de l’Empire in …

Robert Smith

Mesmerizing Footage of Color Blending Together With Silicon as It Goes Through Mechanical Rollers

As part of their daily business, employees at Butser Rubber Ltd of Petersfield near Portsmouth, Hampshire, England mix silicone with the desired …

Cool Stuff

A Gorgeous Seven String Hybrid Bass Featuring Both Fretted and Fretless Strings on a Single Neck

In February 2017, the Ibanez Bass Workshop released the SRAS7 “ASHULA”, a gorgeous “dragon eye burst” seven string bass for which four strings are …

Guitar