CLICKBAIT: Pop music, dead bodies and Superbowl trailers
Regardt van der Berg·
Clickbait is your weekly wrap up of interesting and must-watch videos you’ve missed this week. This list is produced as a result of procrastination, caffeine, and late-night YouTube link surfing. Some videos will amaze you and some will bore you to death – you’ve been warned. Also, check out the secret link at the end of the article.
Pop music is stuck on repeat
In this awesome TedX Talk, Colin Morris looks at understanding the trends in popular music. By using some interesting compression algorithms, Morris shows how lyrics of pop songs have become substantially more repetitive over the decades – but that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
A Bad Lip Reading of an Apple product launch
Produced by an anonymous YouTuber, A Bad Lip Reading features some of the funniest spoof videos you’ll see online. Here he takes on an Apple Product Launch with hilarious results.
This is how the pros do it
Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes is a fantastic little game that puts you and a friend in a race against the clock to defuse a bomb. It’s a lot of fun and well worth adding to the wishlist. In this episode of Pro Play, Buzzfeed put two real bomb disposal experts behind the controls, and we can all learn a little something from their technique.
What happened to the dead bodies after big battles throughout history?
It’s an interesting question that’s crossed my mind more than once before. In this video, the guys at Today I Found Out on YouTube looks at some of the major battles throughout history and what happened with all the bodies.
All the 2019 Superbowl movie trailers
The annual Superbowl always deliver when itcomes to the latest trailers for the year’s upcoming blockbusters. Here’s a compilation of all the trailers that premiered at this year’s event. Go on, you’ll want to watch this one twice.
My Corsair M65 RGB Elite video review #selfpromo
In my latest tech review I had some hands-on time with this new gaming mouse from Corsair. Check out the full review below.
Climbing the highest tower in Europe
If you are afraid of heights, this video will have the best effect. Night Scape is a stunt YouTuber who goes where he’s not supposed to and climbs things he shouldn’t be on. It goes without saying that you should not try this at home, or anywhere else, ever.
Sun El-Musician feat Samthing Soweto -Akanamali
Check out this house classic from Sun El-Musician and Samthing Soweto that’s been a mainstay on my heavy rotation playlist for the last few weeks. This is what African beats are all about.