Video Briefly: Legends Of Tomorrow Trailer, Leafblower Mayhem, Posture Science

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: New DC comics superhero TV show, Mad Max factoids, why sitting down is bad for you.

  • According to YouTube hits, these are the 10 most popular video games of all time.
  • Mad Max: Fury Road finally revs into cinemas this week. To prime yourself, here are 12 fascinating facts about the franchise.
  • Last month, I flew to Ireland to take part in a Game Of Thrones bus tour of various shooting locations. Sadly, things did not go according to plan.
  • All the technology in Avengers: Age of Ultron was designed by someone in the real world — from Stark’s Iron Man schematics to Cho’s medical scans. Who are the designers that built this world? Meet Territory Studio.
  • Adventure Time is one of the most beloved cartoons to come out in a very long while. This in-depth Kotaku primer explains why you should be a fan.
  • Legends Of Tomorrow is the latest superhero TV show based on the DC comics universe. It features a billionaire with loads of tech, a guy with a bow and arrow, a lady assassin, a guy who changes form into a dangerous version of a hero and a pair of criminals turned good. Here is the trailer.
  • There's also a new Supergirl TV show.
  • You’ve probably heard by now that sitting is bad for you, but do you know why? Take 60 seconds and let this beautiful animation tell you why it’s so bad.
  • Two guys from YouTube car channel XCAR “hid” in a Toys R Us store until it closed and turned the place into a racetrack for two Razor Crazy Kart XLs. Here is the video.
  • When Macintosh II debuted in 1987 it was a giant leap forward for computing in terms of software. Now it fits on a smartwatch.
  • Soccer is sometimes criticised for being a boring sport. One way to make it entertaining is by making professionals play while wearing VR headsets.
  • In this video, an artist sketches a glass of water with such skill and meticulous shading that it looks like you could reach out and take a sip. Astonishing stuff.
  • The award for the biggest idiot and the worst use of a leafblower ever goes to this guy, who thought it would be a good idea to point a concentrated beam of air into a free-standing fireplace.

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