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What To Do If Your Parachute Fails
So you're skydiving at 12,500 feet, and after pulling your parachute cord, a whole bunch of nothing happens. You did a quick Google search in the air cause you've got that mad LTE coverage, and you need a quick (like, REAL quick) tutorial on what to do next. You've come to the right place.
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my comment section worries me
I could have made this video longer. Much longer. CHECK OUT MY CHANNEL. Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/austinmcconnell Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/austinmcconnell
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Ink Cartridges Are A Scam
Printer companies are ripping us off, and it's high time we did something about it. Join me in starting the revolution.
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The Greatest Paralympic Scandal of All Time
In the 2000 Paralympic Games, Spain decided to hit the basketball court with a team of non-disabled players. A bold strategy, Cotton. Let's see if it paid off for them.
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How Diverging Diamonds Keep You From Dying
Let's talk about traffic - of the diverging diamond variety. MODOT's report on the DDI (Share this video with the entire planet before reading.) https://library.modot.mo.gov/rdt/reports/unnumbrd/or10021rpt.pdf
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Why Don't Movie Poster Names EVER Line Up?!
We need to talk about this worldwide epidemic. Give me a few minutes, and I'll explain.
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Operation Mincemeat
Start Skillshare Today: https://skl.sh/austin2 During WWII, Britain pulled off a cinema-worthy covert op inspired by a cinema-worthy writer. This is the story of Operation Mincemeat. Animation by Lance Little Additional Editing by Me
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Why Do Reporters Talk Like That?
Check out Cheddar Here: https://chdr.tv/youtuc1a23 You've noticed it before - all news reporters talking in that weird, robotic voice when delivering the news. What up with that? Let's find out. PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/austinmcconnell Editing Assistance by Lance Little
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Unboxing a 1940s War Time Monopoly Edition
During WWII, supply restrictions forced John Waddington Ltd. to produce a War Time version of Monopoly. Music by Kevin Macleod
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Erasing My Awful Book From The History of the Internet
We all make mistakes in our teenage years. Mine just happened to be of a more... "literary" variety.
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my secret life... as a voice actor
Try Dashlane: http://www.dashlane.com/austinmcconnell 10% off Premium Promo Code: austinmcconnell I guess it's time I came clean. I was a child voice actor.
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House Of Leaves - If Inception Was A Novel
House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski is a novel unlike any other. Here's a spoiler-free rundown of what to expect if you read it.
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10 Letters We Dropped From The Alphabet
Think you know the English language? Here are 10 letters folks used to use, but didn't quite stand the test of time. Elemenopee, my homies.
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The Guys Who Caused Basically Every Problem in Star Wars
Have you ever heard the tragedy of Tag and Bink? I thought not. It's not a story the casual fans would tell you.
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What Happened To Kentucky Fried Chicken?
Kentucky Fried Chicken was the restaurant of my childhood. Now it's one of the lowest rated restaurants in the country. What went wrong?
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Who Is The "Mystery Candidate"?
Sit back and relax as I tell you about the strangest mystery I've been investigating for the last year or so. An odd billboard leads me on a sort-of journey into American politics.
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The Unsolved Mystery of Perplex City
Perplex City was the greatest game of hide-and-seek you ever missed out on, but ten years later, it has one last mystery to solve. Check out more info on Billion To One: http://perplexcitywiki.com/wiki/Billion_to_One https://findsatoshi.wordpress.com/ How The Cube Was Found: http://www.andthenhesaid.com/cube/ Comedy Noise LP: https://sbn3.bandcamp.com/album/comedy-noise-lp-the-better-version
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This Bootleg Star Wars Comic Is Insane
Star Wars - Episode IV - A New Hope, like you've never seen it. SPECIAL THANKS TO Maggie Green, for getting her hands on this. Nick Stember, for translating.
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The Watermelon War
Start Skillshare Today: https://skl.sh/austin The Watermelon War occurred on the morning of April 15, 1856, in Panama City. It was more of a riot - but historians like to spice things up in the title department.
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GUN CONTROL & The Lime-Green Squirt Gun Emoji
First they came for the pistol emoji, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a pistol emoji.
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Who is Shane Carruth?
A profile on one of indie film's more reclusive creators. Shane Carruth - the writer, director, and producer of Primer (2004), and Upstream Color (2013).
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The Emperor of the United States
CHECK OUT BRILLIANT: https://brilliant.org/austinmcconnell In the mid 1800s, a vagrant declared himself Emperor of The United States - and everybody just sort of went along with it. PATREON: http://patreon.com/austinmcconnell Edited by me and Lance Little
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A $100 Bill Costs Around $0.12. Here's why.
Try Dashlane: http://www.dashlane.com/austinmcconnell 10% off Premium Promo Code: austinmcconnell Let's talk about money. What kind of security measures go into a $100 bill?
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no one came to my workshop. i held it anyway.
For 10% off your first purchase, go to http://www.squarespace.com/austinmcconnell KENYA: UNTIL HOPE IS FOUND - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ze6tG5dNIfc PATREON: http://www.patreon.com/austinmcconnell
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48 Hour Film Challenge Survival Guide
A 10-minute survival guide for participating in 48 Hour Film Festivals. This video should get you kickstarted on all you need to know about SATO48. Featuring these great films from the Springfield and The Ozarks 48 Hour Film Challenge: Kirby and the Love Equation - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0aUN_UJFDdM Dissonance and Grace - https://vimeo.com/40848717 The Fortune Cookie - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVyVgGOUzCk Expiration - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VaGe3tx-AW8 The Maiden Voyage of August Juncture's Incredible Time Machine (dir. cut) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmLGHtTBLeI Threshold - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkzDddSRO_s Love & Allergies - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUpWFwRQ0vI Jizzy Jay and the Heart of the Lion - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcB8wWxnDu0 Captive Audience - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NAyyCPj9YQ Decaf - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9qaN_yfS20 Doors - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ntPJT_GrDhs Little Renegade - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJXkvGprHkg Telephone - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmCd3yceR7o Underarm - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07DdZ_5LsJs ...and more. For more information and to register, go to sato48.com
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The Memoir That Broke My Heart
Go to http://curiositystream.com/austinmcconnell and use the promo code austinmcconnell when prompted to get your first 30 days of CuriosityStream FREE. Over Thanksgiving vacation, I read "Our Story: A Memoir of Love & Life In China" by Rao Pingru. It broke my heart. Here's why.
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Why Are Soap Operas STILL On The Air?
You've probably seen them while channel surfing. Daytime soap operas - a genre of a bygone era, yet a few series (like George Romero zombies) still stagger on. Ask any soap fan, and they'll tell you: the medium is dying. Will the daytime soap manage to survive into the next decade?
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Han Solo's Partner Was Once a Giant Green Rabbit
I guess it's time we talk about Jaxxon.
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i made a movie. it stunk.
In 2013, I shot a film called "Sprouting Orchids". Here's a retrospective about the production. If you're a first-time filmmaker, you need to watch this.
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Revisiting My Childhood Comic Book
This is the story of The Adventures of Moo Moo Man and Moo Moo Boy - the comic I wrote with my friend Westley when I was 6. PATREON: http://www.patreon.com/austinmcconnell
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Shenmue’s Greatest Moment
The Dreamcast classic Shenmue is being released on modern consoles today. Let's talk about what made it great.
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Let's Fix Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Watch PART ONE here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rq-9BnHPjsY In Part Two of our video duet, we figure out how to rewrite Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Bibliography Vid samples from The Harry Potter Flix Featuring The Music of: Music By The Passion HiFi www.thepassionhifi.com
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Think Silent Films Are Boring? Watch Them Like This.
For 10% off your first purchase, go to http://www.squarespace.com/austinmcconnell Maybe (like me), you have a hard time watching old-timey silent films. Here's a solution that's authentic to the era. PATREON: http://patreon.com/austinmcconnell TWITTER: http://twitter.com/austinmcconnell
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Why Don't They Shoot Movies In Small Towns?
Go to http://www.audible.com/austinmcconnell or text austinmcconnell to 500-500 to start your free trial. Ever notice how all these movies and shows that take place in Missouri aren't shot there? Find out more about MOMMA: http://mommaonline.com/ PATREON: http://patreon.com/austinmcconnell TWITTER: http://twitter.com/austinmcconnell
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How Doubt Works the Tension in the Room
Doubt is one of those movies you've heard about, but never see. Time to change that. Here's an analysis of the best scene in the picture.
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Remember When Pixar Accidentally DELETED Toy Story 2?
Try Dashlane: http://www.dashlane.com/austinmcconnell 10% off Premium Promo Code: austinmcconnell Today I'm sharing the story of how Pixar Animation Studios accidentally deleted Toy Story 2 less than a year before it was set to release. Always back up your files, kids! #toystory TWITTER: twitter.com/austinmcconnell PATREON: patreon.com/austinmcconnell
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Brick: THE LAST JEDI Director's First Film
Rian Johnson, the director of Looper, and most recently STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI, made his directorial debut with Brick, a neo-noir mystery starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
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I Learned Web Design From A 1998 Kid's Book
For 10% off your first purchase, go to http://www.squarespace.com/austinmcconnell While most kids were playing kickball on the playground, your boy was learnin them l33t c0ding skillz in the library. This video is sponsored by Squarespace.
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Deconstructing Jonathan Djob Nkondo
Jonathan Djob Nkondo is a French animator who makes short films unlike anything you've ever seen. This essay deconstructs what makes his work so unique. The First Exhibition - https://vimeo.com/164884034 The Last Exhibition - https://vimeo.com/164884184 Chill - https://vimeo.com/164883727 Fiente - https://vimeo.com/187887837 Future Sauvage - https://vimeo.com/189522268
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my wife telling me about her weird dream
My wife is the best.
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Should Netflix Originals Be Eligible for Oscars?
Controversy is par for the course at the Cannes Film Festival, and this year’s centers around Netflix. Let's break it down.
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5 Cool Channels Under 1,000 Subscribers
Check out these creators and show them some love if you like what you see. The Back Pages - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-NTJgjlqrE Emils Travel Vlog - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OrjTzM2nvSQ Nick Maley - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QRI7qj5pos Those Awesome Guys - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLU4kq3d4wY BLACKOUT - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DaRa4d13lxM
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Making Money from Fan Fiction?
Fan fiction is forever ingrained into internet culture. Despite its legal gray area, most rights holders choose to look the other way, provided that fans are just writing for fun. With Kindle Worlds, Amazon is taking the first steps into allowing for-profit fan fiction, and the results may end up opening Pandora’s Box. PATREON: http://www.patreon.com/austinmcconnell TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/austinmcconnell
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Do-It-Yourself PIXAR?
Start Skillshare Today: https://skl.sh/austin3 Let's discuss the future of do-it-yourself 3D animation.
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You've Been Hacked. Now What?
Try Dashlane: http://www.dashlane.com/austinmcconnell 10% off Premium Promo Code: austinmcconnell Your device was just hacked. What can you do to fix it? Watch this video for some helpful tips. Account Recovery Links: Apple: https://iforgot.apple.com/iForgot/iForgot.html Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/help/228169557197326 Google: https://www.google.com/accounts/recovery Live: https://account.live.com/acsr?rollrs=04 Twitter: https://support.twitter.com/forms/hacked Yahoo: https://edit.yahoo.com/forgotroot/ Animation: Zeino and Lance Little
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How Do I Write A Screenplay?
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Did I Kill LonelyGirl15?
Did I kill lonelygirl15? Give me around 17 minutes to revisit the alleged crime scene, and I'll let you decide. Featuring video samples from LonelyGirl15 LG15: The Resistance LG15: Outbreak LG15: The Last The Last Images Music By The Passion HiFi www.thepassionhifi.com "Lover's Stripes" by ALBIS
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my wife finding out Dumbledore dies
spoilers. obviously.
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What Went Wrong With Harry Potter and the Cursed Child?
The latest installment in the Harry Potter franchise is getting some heavy flack. Here's a way too long explanation of why. Bibliography Featuring video samples from The Harry Potter Motion Pictures Featuring The Music of: Music By The Passion HiFi www.thepassionhifi.com Kevin Macleod
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