Briefly: Watch This Week's Best Online Videos

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: The return of Weird Al, surfing in the Arctic Circle, Game of Thrones "R+L=J" theory explained.

  • Who is the biggest Star Wars nerd: Jon Stewart or Stephen Colbert? I guess there’s only one way to find out — Jedi battle!
  • Here's every Transformers robot fight scene in one video.
  • This video captures photographer Chris Burkard’s journey to the Arctic Circle to film professional surfers braving sub-zero temperatures. The cold really hurts, but there are moments of raw and aching beauty despite the harsh unforgiving environment.
  • Here's the official full length trailer for the next season of Doctor Who!
  • This week's top comedy video: The Onion reviews Planet Of The Apes (NSFW).
  • This video explains what graphene is and why it's considered a "magic" material.
  • Gaming/comedy YouTube duo Screen Team have unveiled the Top 5 video game couples. Mario and Peach win, predictably.
  • Game of Thrones is filled with all sorts of fanciful fan theories — but one is more enduring and plausible than all the rest. If you've never heard of "R+L=J", this video explains everything. (May contain spoilers, natch.)
  • WWE wrestling stars tend to gasp and pant a lot during interviews and speeches to camera. This video edits out everything else. The results are surreal and disturbing.
  • Here's a new "educational" video for Assassin's Creed Unity from Ubisoft
  • This point-of-view video shows what it is like to climb to the top of the main mast of the Charles W. Morgan — the world's oldest surviving merchant vessel, built in the 19th century.
  • Weird Al is currently releasing a new music video every day to promote his new album Mandatory Fun: click here to see the releases so far. (There are four more still to come!)
  • Heads-up displays in cars are nothing new, but Jaguar wants to blow right past simply displaying a crude speedometer on your windscreen. It wants to turn your car into a video game. Click here to see it in action.
  • Watch new footage of the mysterious giant hole that opened up in Siberia as a scientific expedition — with the country’s Emergencies Ministry represented — reaches the remote site and looks inside.
  • Imagine if video games came to life and tried to take over your study? The resulting carnage would probably look something like this.
  • Gerald Donovan and his team made this incredible time lapse of this weekend’s supermoon: The crown prince of Dubai climbs to the tip of the Burj Khalifa — the tallest building in the world — with an impressive moon in the background.


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