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What Could 96 Million Black Balls Possibly Be For?!

What Could 96 Million Black Balls Possibly Be For?!

Veritasium is diving deep into the meaning behind a pretty bizarre sight: 96 million black balls floating on the Los Angeles reservoir. Although most people believe the primary purpose of these balls is to help prevent water evaporation, this video reveals much more about the shade balls and their environmental benefits — as well as some strangely fascinating visuals. View Now
Raw Run Down A Scenic Malibu Road

Raw Run Down A Scenic Malibu Road

Longboarder Simon Weiler is in Malibu, California and raw running Tuna Canyon Road with hardly any mishaps. How does he make riding these crazy twists and turns look so easy?! Some things in life we just may never know. Thanks to Dan Friedman for editing and filming this video along with Jet Ladomade who followed along in the car! You can check YCGF out on YouTube and InstagramView Now
Sleepless In New York City

Sleepless In New York City

Oliver Schmid is from Switzerland, but he's traveled to New York City, a place he loves, to spend six weeks creating this absolutely stunning video for his time-lapse series. Let this breathtaking footage show you how days and nights blur together in this bustling city. View Now
An Incredible Year Spent Down Under

An Incredible Year Spent Down Under

This stunning time-lapse video of Australia is so vivid, we almost feel like we could check the country off of our bucket list after seeing it. Watch and marvel as it takes you on a condensed, year-long journey through Melbourne, Tasmania, Queensland, Northern Territory, and Uluru. View Now
The RNLI Continues To Save Lives At Sea

The RNLI Continues To Save Lives At Sea

The RNLI is hard at work saving lives at risk in the dangerous waters of the ocean. In this first video, a father and daughter caught in a strong current in Perranporth, England are pulled up into a rescue boat by RNLI crew members.  Next up, a group of four kayakers find themselves in a terrifying situation when one of their boats gets a hole in it, and begins taking on water. Yet another situation where the RNLI saves the day! View Now
Testing Out New BASE Jumping Gear

Testing Out New BASE Jumping Gear

We know by now how nerve-racking BASE jumping can be, but jumping with all new gear is a whole other story — one that can require a little bit of backup. Watch as professional BASE jumper Clair Marie impressively completes this challenge with ease against a beautiful backdrop in Moab, Utah. View Now
Heron Hitches A Ride

Heron Hitches A Ride

You know what they say: "Work smarter, not harder." That was one Heron's mantra as it surfed across a lake on the back of a hippo, casually grabbing some fish along the way. View Now
Rock Climber Falls 60 Feet And Survives — Joins RTM

Rock Climber Falls 60 Feet And Survives — Joins RTM

Kyle Walker was in Boulder, Colorado spending his day scrambling — no, not eggs — the specific type of rock climbing. While on the second flatiron, he slipped and fell 60 feet, breaking his hip, eight ribs, both hands, and puncturing a lung. He wasn't wearing any gear at the time of the fall, so it's amazing that he made it out with his life. Kyle is joining RTM via Skype to tell us more about his story and how he's recovering. via ViralHog View Now
A Couple Of Unexpected Dinner Guests

A Couple Of Unexpected Dinner Guests

When one family in Canada started to hear rattling noises coming from the fan above their stove, they called upon SkedaddleWildlife to come remove what they thought were squirrels. What they found was actually a small family of raccoons living in the range hood. View Now
Daredevil Climbers Hike Active Volcano

Daredevil Climbers Hike Active Volcano

These climbers have completed something not only seriously risky, but specifically illegal. Watch as the group celebrates making it to the top of Mexico's active volcano Popocatépetl in 32 degrees below zero. Yikes, that looks very cold and very dangerous. View Now
Aurora Borealis Lights Up The Sky In Norway

Aurora Borealis Lights Up The Sky In Norway

Watching beautiful footage of the aurora borealis in Norway might just take your breath away. The vibrant lights that shine through the sky are just as stunning as the majestic snowy landscapes beneath them. View Now
Backflop Off The Pier & Hilarious Rope Swing Fail

Backflop Off The Pier & Hilarious Rope Swing Fail

A man's friends bet him $300 that he wouldn't backflip off the pier. He rises to the challenge and jumps off, but it's really more of an epic backflop!  via ViralHog Next up, a fail ends surprisingly well for a man on a rope swing. He's really struggling to get across some water without falling in, but he makes the best of the situation! View Now
Wild Boars Getting Into Trouble

Wild Boars Getting Into Trouble

In South Africa, a warthog strolling down to the water hole is completely unaware that a pride of lions is waiting there. When it notices, it takes off running as fast as it can! via Kruger Sightings Next, a huge wild boar in Hong Kong is wreaking havok on a campsite. It sees a tent and apparently must've liked it, because it takes off with it! View Now
Kolmanskop: The Abandoned Town Swallowed By Sand

Kolmanskop: The Abandoned Town Swallowed By Sand

We are fascinated by abandoned landscapes, and this 4K video by Dennis Schmelz and Christian Fleischer is equal parts eerie, beautiful, and mystifying. Step into the ghost town Kolmanskop, a former German mining town in southern Namibia, now dilapidated and engulfed by sand. You can follow Dennis Schmelz on Vimeo and Instagram. View Now
Acro Paragliding Isn't For The Faint Of Heart

Acro Paragliding Isn't For The Faint Of Heart

Over in Bulgaria, professional athlete Veso Ovcharov is acro paragliding. In this extreme sport, the paraglider does forward rolls (aka infinity tumbles) while falling through the sky! He currently has the world record for the most infinity tumbles, at an astounding 613 tumbles in a row. via ViralHog View Now
Unique Beauty Of The Pink Sea

Unique Beauty Of The Pink Sea

There's a sea in Cartagena, Colombia that has recently turned a lovely shade of pink. A salt mine was re-opened in the area, and colorful salt-loving microbes are the reason the water now appears pink. The rosy waves at the beach almost look otherworldly! View Now
When Animals Get Trapped, Humans Can Help

When Animals Get Trapped, Humans Can Help

Watch as Los Angeles Animal Services SMART put some of their impressive gadgets to work when rescuing two kittens trapped between the walls of a home. Once again, humans come to the rescue!  Next up, 7-year-old Taylor dreams of growing up to become a pet rescuer. When she and her father stumble across some ducklings stuck inside a storm drain, Taylor gets the perfect opportunity for some practice. View Now
Wing Surfing Puts Exhilarating New Spin On Water Sports

Wing Surfing Puts Exhilarating New Spin On Water Sports

Kai Lenny is an accomplished water sports athlete who's trying out wing surfing in Hawaii. This fun, new activity is similar to windsurfing and stand up paddle surfing, except the rider uses a handheld sail. Lenny makes it look easy, but it definitely takes some skill to do all that! via Marc Chambers Media View Now
Baby Bird Is Brought Up By Compassionate Couple

Baby Bird Is Brought Up By Compassionate Couple

After a bad storm, John and Julie Mire of Louisiana discovered a little baby bird in an iris bush in their yard. Without a lot of information, the two decided to take it in as it clearly needed help rehabilitating. John and Julie got in touch with a bird rehabber for helpful advice, and over time were able to put the little sparrow they eventually named Iris back on track with her development. But when it's finally time to let Iris fly free on her own, the attachment we see her have to her humans is so touching. View Now