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Battledragon's Youtube cover of Bomfunk MC's Freestyler 1999 hit. Location: Hakaniemi Metro station.

Finnish Power Metal band recreates Bomfunk MC’s Freestyler music video, including remote control shenanigans

Battledragon's Youtube cover of Bomfunk MC's Freestyler 1999 hit. Location: Hakaniemi Metro station.
 

Here it is: Finland lacks an internationally known music scene compared to, say, Sweden which has produced hit phenomena ever since the days of ABBA.

A specific genre is something of an exception: Finland is estimated to have more metal bands per capita than any other country. Some of these bands are wildly successful within their genre.

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Sixth generation VHS copy of a 1991 Roxette music video

Fading Like a Flower: What happens if you copy a VHS tape 23 times?

Sixth generation VHS copy of a 1991 Roxette music video

Does your smartphone have a scratched camera lens or a cracked screen? Has a year or two of constantly forgetting your charger at home ruined it’s battery life? Do you feel like this limits your creativity?

If you think a half-broken smartphone sucks, let’s have a quick glance back at one of the realities of consumer video equipment from way back. Namely VHS cassettes.

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Video: Fake 80s “Computer Show” explains Reddit starring co-founder Alexis Ohanian

Reddit on Computer Show by Sandwich Video

In appropriate doses, few aesthetic styles are as funny as the awkward look of 80s video and TV production. If you agree with this premise, you simply can’t afford to miss the faux-80s “Computer Show”. The Youtube series has just gone live with two episodes, one of which features Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit.

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Adam Savage is his Duck Army meme video

Watch this: “MythBusters” star, nerd icon Adam Savage discovers the joy of squeezing plastic ducks

Adam Savage is his Duck Army meme video

Adam Savage hasn’t lost his trademark ability to muster the nerdy enthusiasm some of us associated with MythBusters since an age before Twitter and Youtube. This observation is abundantly obvious if you take a look at this 40 second video of Savage squeezing multiple plastic ducks, a new move known as the “Duck Army” in the Internet’s expanding repertoire of silly self expression.

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10 years on: The best YouTube channels you can watch today

Watching video on the Internet used to be terrible (remember RealPlayer?). But then YouTube came along in 2005 and was quickly gobbled up by Google in 2006. As of now, ten years on, YouTube has become part of a sort of backbone of the Internet. And contrary to popular belief, it’s not just for cat videos.

Some of YouTube’s early existence was plagued with controversy over its use as the place to go for random uploads of Other People’s Content. But the site is obviously focused on being a publishing platform for anyone. Today we want to honor some of the most interesting, hard working video producers out there.

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