John Oliver Plays With the Best Invention in History: A Salmon Cannon

Jay Hathaway · 11/10/14 02:03PM

A "salmon cannon" has been deployed in Washington state to launch fish safely over a hydroelectric dam, and it's giving John Oliver hope for the future. If we can use the cannon to fix the salmon-spawning process (that we broke in the first place, but whatever), who knows what else we can achieve with this wondrous invention?

The Year in Wins

Christopher Han · 12/27/10 03:00PM

And now, the year in wins. Successful feats captured on tape. The diamonds found in the internet rough of fail.

40 Inspirational Speeches in 2 Minutes

Christopher Han · 11/21/10 01:30PM

Get pumped, everybody. That thing you were going to do, but were too afraid to do, well you're going to do it! No chance of failing after watching this video! Or, just watch and enjoy. It's sweet, succinct, and inspirational.

Here Is a Video of People in the Movies Watching Movies

Matt Cherette · 10/07/10 02:46PM

In your Thursday edition of, "Whoa, how meta. That's so, like, meta!" we have this: a montage that features several scenes from the movies of... people watching movies! I'm surprised it took someone this long to make one! Watch inside.

Chris Klein Is a Very Bad Actor

Matt Cherette · 09/09/10 08:20PM

Chris Klein was never known for his great acting prowess, but this is just epically—and hilariously—horrible. Here's a video montage that includes every single one of Klein's lines in Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li. Secondhand embarrassment, inside!

The Third & The Seventh: Unbelievable CG Video

Kirk · 01/06/10 05:05PM

Alex Roman's The Third & The Seventh is a montage of enchanting slow motion shots of cameras, chairs, space shuttles, explosions, stairwells, bulbous water drops, and a trillion other things. It's all computer generated and will blow your mind. Watch!