The best scene in Return of the Jedi isn’t when Vader kills the Emperor, or when the Death Star explodes, or even when Han Solo thaws out of carbonite. It’s when the Ewoks take down an AT-ST walker using a couple of giant swinging logs, and it’s just as satisfying when recreated with Lego.
File this under "don't try this at home, kids"—this is the sort of thing that's probably best experienced via YouTube.
Gamers have fired billions of rounds out of virtual automatic weapons over the years, but have we ever paused to ponder the marvelous machinery that makes it all happen? The Slow Mo Guys have us covered.
It's usually over in an instant, but when you capture macro footage of a match head igniting at 4,000 frames per second, suddenly that almost instantaneous event becomes a fascinating look into the science of fire and ignition. And believe it or not, YouTuber UltraSlo had to throw an additional 2,000 watts of light on…
Getting hit with over a thousand balloons? It doesn't look like much fun, although it does look cool in slow motion. Cue theslowmoguys, who suddenly find themselves in a water war with YouTuber Freddie Wong. Seems like they crossed the wrong guy!