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Humor
Why Starbucks Spells Your Name Wrong Why Starbucks Spells Your Name Wrong

Ever wonder why the person serving you your coffee at Starbucks can't seem to get your name spelled correctly.

History Lies History Lies

When people hear historical stories they generally assume that they are true. John Oliver shares some of his favorite completely made-up history facts..



Fun Facts

The rock at the summit of Mount Everest is marine limestone and would have been deposited on the sea-floor around 450 million years ago.



Creative
Teahupo'o, Du Ciel Teahupo'o, Du Ciel

"Du Ciel" means "from the sky" in French. This video uses drones to cover the action on extreme swells in Teahupo'o in French Polynesia..

Rome Reborn Rome Reborn

This video presents a fly-through of the ancient city of Rome including the Pantheon as it might have appeared in A.D. A20 For more about the project, please see: romereborn.virginia.edu..



Humor from the Forum
A Real Man

A real man is a woman's best friend.

He will never stand her up and never let her down.

He will reassure her when she feels insecure and comfort her after a bad day.

He will inspire her to do things she never Thought she could do; to live without fear and forget regret.

He will enable her to express her deepest emotions.

He will make sure she always feels as though she's the most beautiful woman in the room and will enable her to be the most confident, sexy, Seductive, and invincible.

No wait... I'm thinking of wine.



Humor
Cooking Kangaroo Cooking Kangaroo

McCartney, as an ex-vegetarian wants to be thoughtful about the meat that she eats. Mclennan just wants to use her new pressure cooker. The Kates prepare a ragu made from a non-cute animal. .

To Look Like A Reptile To Look Like A Reptile

Onion correspondent Justin Perez reports on the man who could've done so much more with his plastic surgery transformation to look like a reptile but stopped short of anything really cool..



Funny and Odd News


Creative
Dismaland Dismaland

Banksy's theme park described as a 'dystopian twist on Disneyland' has opened on the Weston seafront. It features migrant boats, dead princesses and Banksy's trademark dark humor..

Worst Thing in Australia Worst Thing in Australia

It's the Cowdownie Fair, a parody of county fairs designed for the Australian version of a redneck.



Fun Facts

A single Bluefin Tuna can sell from $500,000 to $1.7 million dollars.



Musical Humor
The Moped Song The Moped Song

A serious song about a light-hearted subject. My moped is so cool, I got your girl on the back, we gonna do it tandem..

Monty Python - Sit on my Face Monty Python - Sit on my Face

A short bawdy tune by the members of the comedy troupe Monty Python which includes verses like ''Sit on my face and tell me that you love me''and ''when I'm between your thighs you blow me away''..



Humor from the Forum
Hippo and Zippo

A group of managers were given the assignment to measure the height of a flagpole. So they go out to the flagpole with ladders and tape measures, and they're falling off the ladders, dropping the tape measures - the whole thing is just a mess.

An engineer comes along and sees what they're trying to do, walks over, pulls the flagpole out of the ground, lays it flat, measures it from end to end, gives the measurement to one of the managers and walks away.

One's really heavy, and the other is a little lighter



Colorful Clips
Bizarrely Beautiful Ocean Creatures Bizarrely Beautiful Ocean Creatures

An intimate and hypnotizing look at aquatic life through beautiful time-lapses at a magnified perspective. This up-close look brings you into the world of corals, sea stars, and other marine creatures that seem almost otherworldly. .

300 Fragments 300 Fragments

Light show at the Karlsruhe Palace which serves as a projection surface. The castle melts and disintegrates into millions of pixels and is reborne again. .



Fun Facts

A single Bluefin Tuna can sell from $500,000 to $1.7 million dollars.



Creative Animation
Wire Cutters Wire Cutters

A chance encounter proves fateful for 2 robots mining on a desolate planet. An award winning student film created by Jack Anderson.

The Anatomical Bust The Anatomical Bust

Every artist has to tackle breasts at some point in their career. A short film about a kid who’s struggling to draw the perfect anatomically correct bust. With the internet there’s plenty of reference material!.



Humor from the Forum
Hippo and Zippo

What's the difference between a 'hippo' and a 'Zippo'?

One's really heavy, and the other is a little lighter



Creative
Sail 2015 Port of Amsterdam Sail 2015 Port of Amsterdam

A cameraman was allowed to ride along with a patrol boat from Port of Amsterdam to see how the nautical colleagues worked the Tall Ships Exhibition and this time-lapse is the result!.

New Zealand New Zealand

Video from the South Island of New Zealand featuring natural landscapes, rugged coastlines, lush plains, and amazing views..



Fun Facts

Men spend 19% more on sex toys than women, and they're more likely to pay for next day delivery.



Nature
David Attenborough Retrospective David Attenborough Retrospective

Some clips from David Attenborough's 50 years of reporting on Nature featuring some of the stranger situation in which he found himself..

Iceberg Breaking near Ilulissat Iceberg Breaking near Ilulissat

Iceberg breaking up in the Ilulissat icefjord, close to an archaeological site called Sermermiut..



Funny and Odd News


Music
Rattle That Lock Rattle That Lock

Former PinkFloyd member David Gilmour's new solo album, 'Rattle That Lock,' features an animation that highlights a darkness in the song that couldn’t have been shown any other way..

Things That Make You Go Hmmmm... Things That Make You Go Hmmmm...

Music video by C+C Music Factory. Wasn't I the one who took your viginity? It's the things that make you go hmm....



Humor from the Forum
I love dry erase boards...

Who ever came up with them was a genius

They're remarkable!



Entertaining
How to Age Gracefully How to Age Gracefully

People of all ages offer words of wisdom to their younger counterparts in this entertaining video, from Radio One..

The Fallen of World War II The Fallen of World War II

An animated data-driven documentary about war and peace, The Fallen of World War II looks at the human cost of the second World War and sizes up the numbers to other wars in history, including trends in recent conflicts..



Fun Facts

In Scotland, "any Scotsman found to be wearing underwear beneath his kilt, can be fined two cans of beer.



Art
Blooms: Strobe-Animated Sculptures Blooms: Strobe-Animated Sculptures

These 3-D printed sculptures, called blooms, are designed to animate when spun under a strobe light. The placement of the appendages is determined by the same method nature uses in pinecones and sunflowers. The rotation speed is synchronized to the strobe so that one flash occurs every time the sculpture turns 137.5º—the golden angle..

3D Glass  Printing 3D Glass Printing

Additive Manufacturing of Optically Transparent Glass developed by the Mediated Matter Group at the MIT Media Lab in collaboration with the Glass Lab at MIT. Invisible, glass was first created in Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt 4,500 years ago. .



Humor from the Forum
IDK

What does idk stand for?

Literally everyone I ask doesn't know.



Creative / Surf
Winter Glow Winter Glow

Winter Glow is a short story from Irish big wave surfer Ollie O Flaherty. Filmed and edited by Kev Smith. Presented by C-Skins Wetsuit.

The Right Wave The Right Wave

'The Right'. The world's most dangerous and unpredictable wave. Ryan 'Hippo' Hipwood returns to conquer the wave that in 2012 nearly took his life..



Fun Facts

Your brain keeps developing until your late 40s .



Satire / Humor / Documentary
Marketing to Doctors Marketing to Doctors

Pharmaceutical companies spend billions of dollars marketing drugs to doctors.As a result the cost of prescription medication exceeds $1000 per person in the United States..

Student Debt Student Debt

John Oliver discusses student debt, which is awful, as well as for-profit colleges, who are awfully good at inflicting debt upon us..



Humor from the Forum
Boys and Men

What do toy trains and breasts have in common?

They were both designed for kids but it's the dad that ends up playing with them.



Nature
Kangaroo Horde Kangaroo Horde

While riding through Hawkstowe Park in Australia a cyclest comes a cross huge group of Kangaroos and feels a bit intimidated. Kangaroos are generally passive animals rarely attack people..

Shy Dumbo Octopus Shy Dumbo Octopus

While diving off the central California coast, the team of E/V Nautilus encountered this Dumbo Octopus (named for its ear flaps) lingering on the sea floor..



Fun Facts

Some researchers believe that those who stay awake late at night are more likely to have higher IQs.



Humor
The OCD Couple The OCD Couple

I think I dreamt this...and we're gonna need to blow some candles out. And oh by the way have you counted the eggs.

Cooking With Satire Cooking With Satire

In an attempt to live forever, and become just like their idol, Sarah Wilson, McCartney and McLennan give up the sweet stuff; sugar. Please Note: This episode is booze, sugar, gluten, fructose, lactose and personality-free. .



Humor from the Forum
How Government works

Three contractors are bidding to fix a broken fence at the White House.

One is from Chicago, another is from Tennessee, and the third is from Minnesota. All three go with a White House official to examine the fence.The Minnesota contractor takes out a tape measure and does some measuring, then works some figures with a pencil.

"Well," he says, "I figure the job will run about $900: $400 for materials, $400 for my crew and $100 profit for me.

"The Tennessee contractor also does some measuring and figuring, then says, "I can do this job for $700: $300 for materials, $300 for my crew and $100 profit for me."

The Chicago contractor doesn't measure or figure, but leans over to the WhiteHouse official and whispers, "$2,700."

The official, incredulous, says, "You didn't even measure like the other guys!

How did you come up with such a high figure?"The Chicago contractor whispers back, "$1000 for me, $1000 for you, and we hire the guy from Tennessee to fix the fence.

"Done!" replies the government official.



Nature
Chameleons Are Amazing Chameleons Are Amazing

Watch these charismatic creatures shoot their tongues out like arrows to catch an insect, mimic leaves swaying in the wind, and display their hidden colors—and learn just how they do it..

The Biggest Heart Ever Preserved The Biggest Heart Ever Preserved

Just how big is a blue whale's heart? We'll give you a hint - it pumps 220 Liters of blood per beat..



Funny and Odd News


Different Strokes
The Definition Of 'Sexy' Around The World The Definition Of 'Sexy' Around The World

Perspectives of the term 'sexy' from countries around the world. Beauty, sexiness and being 'hot' are all relative depending on which religion, tribe, culture and country you live in..

People That Took Bodybuilding To The Extreme People That Took Bodybuilding To The Extreme

Shocking images of bodybuilders who went too far with steroids, drugs and substance abuse, and in some cases paid the ultimate price. .



Fun Facts

On 9/11, after the first plane hit the North Tower of the WTC, people in the South Tower wanted to leave but were advised by a announcement to stay at their desks. Some of those who tried to leave anyway were turned back by security in the building before the exits. 1,120 died.



Humor
Ashley Madison Victim Responds to Leak Ashley Madison Victim Responds to Leak

A humorous and heartfelt response from a victim of the recent Ashley Madison, the so called ''cheating-website'', leak..

The Morning After Halloween The Morning After Halloween

Mallory thinks she went home with a Gladiator. She wakes up to discover that she's dead wrong. Then the weirdness begins..



Humor from the Forum
Irish Humor

What's Irish and stays out all night?

Patty O'Furniture.



Interesting Science
The Science of Laziness The Science of Laziness

Why are some people so lazy? The lack of desire to do physical activity and just be lazy, according to AsapScience, may be in your DNA, specifically your “couch potato” gene..

What If You Stopped Going Outside? What If You Stopped Going Outside?

This video reveals the chain reaction that sunlight has on your body - and if you don't tend to go outdoors, it can massively impact your immune system, which has a knock on effect on cancer, heart disease and depression. .



Fun Facts

Bonobos, one of our most closely related primates, are rarely, if ever, found in zoos because they constantly have sex (both oral and genital) with each other regardless of their own age or sex.



Humor
Key and Peele - The Telemarketer Key and Peele - The Telemarketer

The new telemarketing script seems to push all the right buttons, leaving the customer foaming at the mouth, with his credit card ready..

So You've Learned To Teleport So You've Learned To Teleport

A guide for the newly empowered, courtesy of the Superhero Help Academic Foundation Trust, Education Division. Sure, you could jump a few places and fight crime: or you could take over the world..



Humor from the Forum
Two Deaf Men Were Talking

Two deaf men were talking on their coffee break about being out late the night before.

The first man signed to his friend, "My wife was asleep when I got home, so I was able to sneak into bed, and not get into trouble."

“The second deaf man signed back, "Boy you're lucky. My wife was wide awake, waiting for me in bed, and she started swearing at me and giving me hell for being out so late."

The first deaf man asked, "So, what did you do?"

The second man replied, "I turned out the light."



Creative
Southwestern Landscapes Southwestern Landscapes

Beautiful time-lapse shots of Arizona, Utah and southwestern locations. This video has some iconic landmarks seen in a new way with motion controlled HDR and/or night timelapse..

Light Therapy Light Therapy

Filmed on location in New Zealand and Australia, 'Light Therapy' was shot with the intention of utilising only available light within the hours of dawn and dusk, over a month spent with surfers Chippa Wilson, Dion Agius and Nate Tyler. .



Fun Facts

In 1898, Gaston de Chasseloup-Laubat drove the Jeantaud Duc car to the record speed of 39.24 miles per hour for the first offical land speed record.



Magic
Kostya Kimlat Makes Penn Mad Kostya Kimlat Makes Penn Mad

After an all too cheerful Magician fools him, Penn lets loose. I hated the way you looked. I hated the way you cleanly handled the deck of cards. I hated that I should have known it." —Penn Jillette.

Why Teller Doesn’t Speak on Stage Why Teller Doesn’t Speak on Stage

Penn and Teller’s limited run on Broadway has been a big hit, and their CW show, “Fool Us,” has just been picked up for another season. Here they are with Teller explaining why he doesn’t speak onstage..



Humor from the Forum
Getting the Last Word

John and Bob were discussing their married lives. Although happily married to their wives, they admitted that there were arguments sometimes.

John said, “I’ve made one great discovery. I know how to always have the last word.”

“Wow!" said Bob, “how did you manage that?”

"It’s easy,” replied John, “my last word is always ‘Yes, Dear.’”



Interesting Science
Why Do We Like Our Own Farts? Why Do We Like Our Own Farts?

Your farts may smell like roses...to you! To everyone else they stink. What's the Science behind that?.

Your Brain On Shrooms Your Brain On Shrooms

How do "Magic Mushrooms" chemically alter your brain? What causes the user to experience a sensory overload of saturated colors and patterns?.


Fun Facts

According to a study done by Shue Yan University in Hong Kong, sleep positions can affect the kinds of dreams you have. People who slept on their stomach had more dreams related to sex than people who slept on their back or on their side.



Humor and Satire
Last Week Tonight: Televangelists Last Week Tonight: Televangelists

U.S. tax law allows television preachers to get away with almost anything. LWT learned this first hand as they established Our Lady of Perpetual Exemption to prove a point.

Last Week Tonight: Infrastructure Last Week Tonight: Infrastructure

America’s crumbling infrastructure: It’s not a sexy problem, but it is a scary one. If you weren't already aware that U.S. roads, bridges and dams are in serious state of disrepair, this video will highlight the problem.



Humor from the Forum
Blond Twins

Did you hear about the blonde identical twins?

They couldn't tell each other apart.



Humor
Key & Peele - MC Mom Key & Peele - MC Mom

A college student receives an embarrassing rap video performed by his seemingly straitlaced mother..

Onion Explains: The Totalitarian State Of North Korea Onion Explains: The Totalitarian State Of North Korea

How is the secretive totalitarian government of the Hermit Kingdom operated? The Onion explains North Korea..



Fun Facts

A song that gets stuck in your head is called an "earworm".



Our World Videos
Politicians For Sale Politicians For Sale

Like to be treated like a murderer for streaming an "unauthorized" copy of a TV show? Good news, because now you can!

George Orwell's Final Warning George Orwell's Final Warning

From the author of the book 1984, comes one final dire warning.



Humor from the Forum
50th wedding anniversary

An aged farmer and his wife were leaning against the edge of their pig-pen when the old woman wistfully recalled that the next week would mark their golden wedding anniversary.

'Let's have a party, Homer,' she suggested. 'Let's kill a pig.'

The farmer scratched his grizzled head. 'Gee, Ethel,' he finally answered, 'I don't see why the pig should take the blame for something that happened fifty years ago.



Humor Skits
If Call Center Employees Were Honest If Call Center Employees Were Honest

Yes, I know how long you’ve been holding and I don’t care. That is if you are lucky enough to get a call-center employee whose English you can be understood..

Things Black Moms Would Say Things Black Moms Would Say

While moms everywhere have the same goals, it would seem that black mothers have a flair for the dramatic - and humorous..



Strange and Useless News



Humor and Satire
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Sex Education Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Sex Education

A humorous video that covering what some schools are too embarrassed to teach.

Washington DC Statehood Washington DC Statehood

Washington DC experiences taxation without representation. It's also missing from rhyming state songs. John Oliver and a group of singing children fix one of these problems..



Funny Joke from the Forum
Stereotypes

For a class project a professor asks his students call out some of the stereotypes they have encountered

"All blonde girls are dumb!" yells a boy in the back.

"Sony!" Yells the blonde girl in the front.



Burning Man
Art & Culture of Burning Man Art & Culture of Burning Man

Illuminating the culture of Burning Man – the annual pilgrimage to Nevada's Black Rock Desert – as a catalyst for community, innovation and the actualization of dreams, this film offers a glimpse into the art and culture of this dynamic community with the hope to spark a dream within you. .

Drone's view of Burning Man Drone's view of Burning Man

Aerial footage by Eric Cheng of Burning Man featuring art installations, mutant vehicles, interesting people and lots of dust.



Fun Facts

The Greek language has 4 words for love. 'Agape': Charitable love; 'Eos': Sexual love; 'Philia': Love between friends; and 'Storge': Family love..



Entertaining Videos
The Great Binge The Great Binge

The Great Binge is a term by social historians for a period in history, due to Absinthe in Europe and dangerous drugs such as heroin being commercially available.

The Final Member The Final Member

The curator of the world's only penis museum races against his own mortality to complete his comprehensive collection.



Funny Joke from the Forum
Scavenger Hunt

A woman answered her front door and found two little boys standing there holding a list.

"Lady," one of them explained, "we're on a scavenger hunt, and we still need three grains of wheat, a pork-chop bone and a piece of used carbon paper to earn a dollar."

"Wow," the woman replied. "Who sent you on such a challenging scavenger hunt?"

To which the little boy replied, "Our sitter's boyfriend."





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