Video Briefly: Walking Dead Trailer, Taylor Swift Break Down, Robot Restaurant

Video Briefly: Walking Dead Trailer, Taylor Swift Break Down, Robot Restaurant
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Kick back and watch the best online videos from the past week, including: new Walking Dead trailer, inside Japan’s crazy Robot Restaurant, amazing footage of New York’s skyline.

  • The latest video from gaming trivia masters at Did You Know Gaming? tackles Sega’s ill-fated but fondly remembered Dreamcast — from inception to downfall.
  • Japan’s infamous ‘Robot Restaurant’ is coming to Sydney!. For a taste of the weirdness Australia will soon be subjected to, click here.
  • The first half of The Walking Dead‘s fifth season introduced some fascinating new villains, killed a whole bunch of characters and in general got darker than ever. Now the show is poised to return in February and the latest trailer reveals the group will be focused on “surviving together”. Here’s the trailer!
  • Have an old barbecue that you want to be rid of? Try melting it down with thermite! It’s so easy, a pre-teen can do it, apparently.
  • Vincent Laforet is a director, photographer, and a pioneer in tilt-shift, aerial photography, and in HD DSLR cameras for shooting film. His latest project captures the splendor of New York from perspectives that you have likely never seen before.
  • YouTuber Hugo Cornellier took a selfie of himself every day from the age of 12 to the age of 19. He than cut it all together into an amazing video.
  • When it comes to consistently incisive commentary, The Daily Show is second to none: especially where poking fun at technology. For proof, just look at this mocking spoof of mobile phones from 10 years ago.
  • Ophir Kutiel (AKA “Kutiman”) is a musical magician who lifts random clips off YouTube and seamlessly blends them together into something so stunning, you’d think it was recorded in a professional studio. Click here to listen to his latest effort.
  • This week, Marvel released the latest trailer to The Avengers 2. Watch it here.
  • When playing video games, players have a tendency to rush through environments as they chase the latest enemy or goal. Instead, they really need to stop and sniff the polygon flowers.
  • Elena Rogova’s Appearance and Reality is a clever short story that tackles something we can all relate to: the difference between the feelings we show to the world and our hidden true feelings.
  • Here’s the latest in Gizmodo’s video tutorials: Gaming Mice, Keyboards And Headsets.
  • If there’s one other thing that this dashcam compilation teaches us, it’s that Australians love yelling the “F- word” behind the wheel. Some of us are also really terrible drivers.
  • This fascinating Chilly Gonzales video explains why Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” is so annoyingly catchy.
  • Wyrmwood is a new Aussie zombie movie that’s looking surprisingly polished. Watch the trailer here.