Friday Frivolities: Farewell Jeremy Clarkson, washing your head in space, a dog who can’t catch good, and more …

Five bits of frivolity for a hearty dose of Friday distraction.

Shattering a spinning CD at warp speed!

The SlowMo Guys, a popular YouTube channel that likes to blow things up and film it happening at super-high speeds, has produce the “slowest” video to date. Spinning a CD so fast it fractures into numerous tiny pieces, it’s all captured at 170,000 FPS!

Goodbye Jeremy Clarkson
News this week of Jeremy Clarkson’s firing from BBC’s Top Gear has been met with reactions ranging from downright horror to absolute vindication.

Toyota UK however, has compiled a series of scenes from the show of when their vehicles were put to the test by the man himself.

Washing your bald head … in space!

Luca Parmitano is an Italian astronaut that has run missions up at the International Space Station in the past. This video shows one of the more intriguing part of life in space: how to wash a bald head.

The Labrador that can’t catch

The highs and lows of one cute Labrador named Fritz, and his complete in ability to catch steak, strawberries, chimichangas, meatballs, and more.

What’s the price of art?

The ultimate question for art aficionados: would you notice the difference between a €10 (NZ$14.37) IKEA painting and a million-dollar piece of art in a modern art museum?

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