Archive for July, 2009

New Coca-Cola Soda Machine Makes 100+ Beverages

Coca-Cola recently announced the next generation fountain beverage dispenser. “Coca-Cola Freestyle” machines will be able to serve over 100 different beverages that will be made on the fly using Coke’s new PurePour Technology. Beverage choices will include waters, juices, teas, and of course, sparkling beverages. The new machines are touch screen operated, enabling consumers to [...]

Cool

An Aquarium That Will Leave You Mesmerized

This is just plain cool. The video above features the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium (which has the 2nd largest acrylic glass panel in the world) with background music “Please Don’t Go” by Barcelona. The aquarium’s acrylic glass panel measures 8.2 meters by 22.5 meters and is 60 centimeters thick. This is second in size only to [...]

Cool

Man Turns Baseball Bat Into an Electric Guitar

A Violinist in National Symphony Orchestra, Glenn Donnellan, has modified a Louisville Slugger baseball bat into an electric guitar. In the video above he plays a Jimmy Hendrix-esque rendition of the Star Spangled Banner on his modified bat, which he calls an “electronic slugger.” On Saturday, August 8th he’ll be performing the National Anthem before [...]

Cool

Dancing Down The Aisle to Chris Brown

Why walk down the aisle to “Here comes the Bride” when you could get jiggy down the aisle to “Forever” by Chris Brown? That’s precisely what a couple in St. Paul, Minnesota did at their June 2009 wedding. While some surely won’t like its irreverence, dancing down the aisle to a song usually played at [...]

Funny

Welcome Aboard – Please Take A Seat While We Throw Your Shit Around

United Airlines messed with the wrong guy. The airline’s baggage handlers damaged musician Dave Carroll‘s $3,500 Taylor guitar in the spring of 2008, but refused to compensate him for their mistake. Carroll didn’t want to let United get away with their wrongdoing, so he wrote a song chronicling his experience and uploaded it to YouTube. [...]

Funny

The Most Thought Provoking 5 Minute Video You’ve Ever Seen

This video isn’t exactly new, but it’s too thought provoking not to post. It includes facts like, “the 25% of India’s population with the highest IQ’s is greater than the total population of the United States” and “the top 10 in-demand jobs in 2010 did not exist in 2004.” Sony BMG created the video in [...]

Marketing

Fast Food Ads Versus Reality

It’s typical for commercials to make products appear better than they actually are, but the fast food industry’s level of deception in this area is unmatched. TheWVSR.com has done some “in depth” research on this topic and the results (in photographic form) are amusing to say the least. See all of the photos here.

Marketing

How To Open a Banana Like a Monkey

You might think watching someone peel a banana isn’t very interesting, but this video will change your mind. The guy in the video demonstrates how monkeys eat bananas, which consists of pinching the bottom and peeling from there. It absolutely blows my mind that I’ve never seen anyone do this before now. My banana eating [...]

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