The Five Best Longform Videos of the Week

For your weekend viewing.

First Person Shooter: On Body Police Cams – Fascinating video from The Verge about this new technology. “I don’t see why anyone wouldn’t want to use these,” says one police officer.

Ira Glass at Gel Conference – Ira Glass advocates for the element of surprise and delight in the news.

National Geographic Live: Alone on the Ice – The Best Survival Story You’ve Never Heard – The story of an unknown Australian adventurer on the South Pole, from National Geographic.

Gold Mining in Venezuela  – The real El Dorado is not what you might expect. From Vice.

National Press Club Lunch with Siskel and Ebert – A tribute to Roger Ebert via an old video.


Weekend Watching: Five Short Documentaries

This weekend check out a selection of five excellent short documentary films that we found on Showyou. They all appeared at film festivals like SXSW and Sundance over the last few years.

The Other Dave – “Super Dave” Manning was on his way to a pro golf career when lightning struck and permanently changed his perception of reality.

The Roper – The true story of Kendrick, a young calf roper in Louisiana who dreams of one day making it to the Las Vegas rodeo finals.

A Brief History of John Baldessari – The epic life of a world-class artist, jammed into six minutes. Narrated by Tom Waits.

Satan Since 2003 – A film about The Hell’s Satans, Richmond, Virginia’s premier moped gang.

Aquadettes from California is a place. on Vimeo.


The Best April Fools Videos

Here are the best April Fools Day videos we found on Showyou today.

Don’t miss The Creeper Body PillowScope Bacon and SwifKey Tilt.

Animals are the stars of some of the best April Fool’s videos this year, like Sony AnimaliaPayWag Contactless Payment for Dogs, and WestJet Furry Family.

Google is at it again this year, with four hilarious fake product videos: YouTube Competition About to CloseIntroducing Gmail BlueIntroducing Google Nose, Google Maps Treasure Map.

And we leave you today with a Special Message from the President.


The Best Longform Videos of the Week

It’s Sunday! Fire up that iPad and catch up on the must-see longform videos that we found on Showyou this week.

J Dilla’s Vinyl Collection – Crate Diggers – All about the prolific producer of The Roots, A Tribe Called Quest, Janet Jackson and more. From the Fuse channel.

Every Woody Allen Stammer From Every Woody Allen Movie – Why does this exist and why it is so captivating? From the Huffington Post.

Two great documentaries from VICE took off on Showyou this week. Check out In Saddam’s Shadow: Baghdad 10 Years After the Invasion, and 3D Printed Guns below is a must-see.

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What is 3D Printing?

The new 3D Printed Guns documentary from VICE is the most popular video on Showyou right now. Here’s a selection of Showyou’s best videos on 3D printing.

Will 3D Printing Change the World? from PBS Off Book and Leaders of the 3D Printing Revolution from Creators Project explain how 3D printing works and what you can make with it. Watch this demo of the everyday MakerBot Replicator 2 to see a desktop 3D printer in action.

Here are a few videos on some very interesting things that have been 3D printed. Like Pens, Snowboards, RecordsMagic Arms, and even Christmas cookies.

Search Showyou for 3D printing to find even more videos like these.