Video Briefly: Chilli Opera, Hobbit Trailer, Skimpy Skyrim

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: How to pick a house lock, best new movie trailers, 10 hours of walking around in Skyrim (while wearing skimpy armour).

  • What happens when an orchestra eats the world's hottest chilli pepper? Watch this video to find out.
  • Okay, so Halloween has already come and gone. Nevertheless, this comic book makeup tutorial is still worth checking out. The results are pretty remarkable.
  • This short film written and produced by Ali Vingiano and directed & shot T.J. Misny made me laugh out loud at parts because this is exactly how it is sometimes. I wish life came with subtitles all the time.
  • This video is great at teaching how to pick a conventional door lock. It can’t get clearer than this cutaway mechanism.
  • After being certified by the Slovak Federation of Ultra-Light Flying, the AeroMobil 3.0 has started final regular flight-testing this month. Click here to watch this cool flying car opens up like a transformer.
  • The latest trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies just landed. Watch it here.
  • Here's what Grand Theft Auto V looks like on PlayStation 4 compared to PlayStation 3.
  • How do Skyrim’s townsfolk react to seeing a player walk around in suggestive body mods? Click here to find out.
  • Chappie is the new sci-fi movie from District 9 writer/director Neill Blomkamp. It's about a childlike robot that gets kidnapped by criminals and must figure out the difference between right and wrong. Watch the trailer here.
  • The headline says it all: This Man Immediately Regretted Jumping Onto A Dead Whale Being Eaten By Great White Sharks. (Includes photos and video.)
  • Here's a parody trailer for people who hate extra daylight: the self-explanatory Daylight Savings Time: The Movie.
  • What could the TV show True Detective and the video game Dark Souls have in common? Apparently, quite a lot.
  • Remember '90s television? It was largely pretty embarrassing. Take, for example, this unaired pilot for Nick Arcade. (Warning: contains radical haircuts and Sonic the Hedgehog.)
  • The latest trailer for Halo Anniversary focuses on the second game in the series which was originally released way back in 2004. It's amazing what a fresh lick of paint can achieve. Click here to see for yourself.
  • Rapid VR is a new film technology that allows the viewer to look in any direction they like. The result is similar to a "virtual reality" video game — except the footage is 100 per cent real and authentic. For a taste of what this technology is capable of, check out this Rapid VR video of Australian Olympic gold Torah Bright tearing up the snow dunes.
  • Someone edited the cast of Seinfeld into Australian Parliament and the results are pretty hilarious.
  • Despite the fact that Tesla can’t make enough Model S sedans to keep up with demand, they sent one to the lab to be destroyed just to make sure if anyone does crash one that they’d be okay. Here's the smash.


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