In 2011 VICE went to North Korea to try and penetrate the Korean Feature Film Studio, the state-run film production facility west of Pyongyang: a sprawling lot that at its height produced around 40 films a year.
Exterminate your stress with this new-age relaxation tape narrated by the lovely voices of the Daleks from television’s Dr. Who.
You are getting sleepy…. or at least hungry. This is what happens when you mix bad food with bad drugs.
This is National Lampoon’s 1972 parody of “The Desiderata of Happiness,” an early 20th century poem about how to live happily in the world which became a pop cultural icon in the form of a poster which hung ubiquitously throughout homes, churches and businesses during the 60s and 70s. If you ever saw the poster as a child you will love this hilarious twist on the message.
Burt Goldman – accomplished author, photographer and musician – is not your typical 84-year-old by any means. His secret? Quantum Jumping.
Otherwise known as an advanced meditation and visualization technique that allows you to tap into the power of your subconscious mind and step into a new reality… or even another Universe.
Yes, we agree, this does sound a little far-flung. But when you hear how it’s transformed his life (at such a late age), and unearthed skills of people all over the world, you can’t help but be blown away but it’s power.
Recorded in Chicago on NBC in 1971 with Carole Simpson interviewing the Becker family about their haunted home. The blown-out transfer quality only adds to the eeriness of this groundbreaking moment in television. A reverend performs an exorcism in aid of a Chicago couple plagued by voices and moving objects.
Here are 10 films whose plots are so outlandish that you’d never believe them if they weren’t actually based on true stories.
The world has always known that Russia is a pretty odd place when it comes to their people. It seems that the entire country has weird stuff happening, and not just in the bigger cities. Here are some of the strangest things that happen only in Russia.
Like the title says, here are more amazing facts. If you missed part 1 you can watch it here.
In this clip from DisinfoTV we visit outsider music expert Irwin Chusid, who introduces us to Harvey Sid Fisher, BJ Snowden and others whose music defies description.
The best late-night console game of all time? Lovely Sweet Dream (LSD) Dream Emulator was released in Japan in 1998 by Playstation. There is no way to win or lose, and no defined tasks – except to explore one’s subconscious, set to a trip-hop-jazz soundtrack. There are many strange environments in this world, and one way to travel through them is by foot. Bumping into people, animals, or special objects usually results in a stranger dream. There is no plot. There is no objective. We dream to live, and live to dream. Along the way, we see things. Many things. Things which can not be explained, nor should they be. This is the world of LSD: Dream Emulator. I’m probably hyping it up too much, but still… it’s a nice experience.
A recent Discovery Channel documentary proved that individuals can be mind controlled into carrying out murder, proving the so-called “conspiracy theory” that it is possible to create brainwashed assassins.
A similar documentary was also aired on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom last year. Entitled The Assassin, the show revolved around British illusionist Derren Brown’s attempt to turn an ordinary member of the public into a mind controlled assassin via hypnotism and neuro-linguistic programming, and have that person “assassinate” a celebrity in public while retaining no knowledge of the act afterwards.
In 2004, the World Health Organization released its global status report on alcohol and health, finding Uganda as the top contender for per capita alcohol consumption in the world. Since 2011, the numbers have only increased, basically making Uganda the drunkest place on earth.