Category: Entertainment

Uberpong Lets You Create Two Sided Custom Ping Pong Paddles In 30 Seconds

Uberpong Lets You Create Two Sided Custom Ping Pong Paddles In 30 Seconds

Uberpong have launched the world’s first two-sided custom ping pong paddle editor. The social ping Read more [...]

5 Tactics That Will Register You As A Professional Gambler

5 Tactics That Will Register You As A Professional Gambler

Gambling either brings you fortune or could lead you to the path of bankruptcy. Your technique of approach Read more [...]

Top Films Of The ’90s

Top Films Of The ’90s

The 1990s ended the millennium with a bang. In music, we were treated to the Spice Girls and Nirvana. Read more [...]

1991 Photos Create Epic Stop Motion Video

1991 Photos Create Epic Stop Motion Video

This high school senior spent the past two months taking 1991 photos of 140 his high school peers and Read more [...]

Austin Psych Fest Review

Austin Psych Fest Review

The Austin Psych Fest was founded in 2008 and has grown into one of the premier live music events in Read more [...]

Awesome POV Car Chase Compilation

Awesome POV Car Chase Compilation

A compilation of POV shots cut together from numerous car chase scenes, taken from either behind, inside, Read more [...]

Mario Lopez holding his custom designed Uberpong pingpong paddle

Uberpong on EXTRA TV!

Congratulations to our sister-site Uberpong for getting on EXTRA TV! CEO of Origin of Cool, David Lowe, Read more [...]

The World’s Coolest Music Festival

The World’s Coolest Music Festival

Tomorrowland is the “World’s biggest dance music festival” (huffingtonpost). Selling 180,000 tickets Read more [...]

Austin Carnival: The Biggest Party Outside Of Brazil

Austin Carnival: The Biggest Party Outside Of Brazil

The Austin Carnaval (we’re going with the Portuguese spelling as Carnival really originates in Brazil) Read more [...]

Man Has Arm Span Longer Than Height

Man Has Arm Span Longer Than Height

Whilst at a brilliant birthday party at the weekend in Austin, I got talking to a Nigerian who was quite Read more [...]

Top Tips In Choosing The Best Android Games

Top Tips In Choosing The Best Android Games

It cannot be denied that android games are taking a good stand at the spotlight lately. With more and Read more [...]

A Brief Guide to the Coolest Vegas Films

A Brief Guide to the Coolest Vegas Films

Vegas can transform you. A mild manner office drone can show up at any of the party casinos on the Vegas Read more [...]

Felix Baumgartner Sets World Record For Highest Freefall

Felix Baumgartner Sets World Record For Highest Freefall

Felix Baumgartner has just broken the world record for the highest freefall. He also broke the record Read more [...]

Amon Tobin Uses Incredible 3D Visuals To Enhance Show

Amon Tobin Uses Incredible 3D Visuals To Enhance Show

Amon Tobin played the Austin Music Hall on 25th September 2012. Yes, the venue was awful, the bar Read more [...]

Turntable Rider: BMX DJs

Turntable Rider: BMX DJs

They say it’s an epic bicycle accessory which converts a bicycle into a DJing machine. And they get Read more [...]

World Cat Day Magic Trick

World Cat Day Magic Trick

If you are tired of going on sites like tumblr and reddit, being bombarded with cat pics and videos and Read more [...]

One Of A Kind Rare Photos Of Famous People

One Of A Kind Rare Photos Of Famous People

In an age of reality TV and celebrity, the media has drip fed us sensationalist tripe for so long that Read more [...]

The Best Zombie Proof Homes

The Best Zombie Proof Homes

Zombies are everywhere! Having looked at a zombie proof house in Poland a while back, getting mildly Read more [...]

The Most Anticipated Hobbit Teaser Posters

The Most Anticipated Hobbit Teaser Posters

The Lord of the Rings was one of the most successful movies of all time and together with the other Read more [...]

The Live Vibe Collective Private House Concert Series

The Live Vibe Collective Private House Concert Series

The Live Vibe Collective describe their forté as “matching Austin’s original singer & songwriter Read more [...]

A History of Rock n Roll In 100 Riffs

A History of Rock n Roll In 100 Riffs

I’m a huge fan of music. Whether it is indie, electro, jazz, breakbeat or blues, I love exploring Read more [...]

The Image Association Game

The Image Association Game

Just got an email from Victor Palmer. He and his friends are image association game enthusiasts, Read more [...]

Formula One Expo: The Perfect Teaser For The US Grand Prix

Formula One Expo: The Perfect Teaser For The US Grand Prix

Origin of Cool visited the Formula Expo on Sunday at the Austin Convention Center. With the Formula Read more [...]

Insano: Tallest Water Slide In The World In Brazil

Insano: Tallest Water Slide In The World In Brazil

The ‘Insano’ is the highest water slide in the world at 41 meters high (equivalent to a 14-storey Read more [...]

Revisionist Fiction Novels: A Spooky Spin On Classic Literature

Revisionist Fiction Novels: A Spooky Spin On Classic Literature

There are a handful of books that you can pretty much guarantee any person who graduated High School Read more [...]

Slow Motion Video Of Tokyo

Slow Motion Video Of Tokyo

Filmmaker Alex Lee has created an homage to his hometown of Tokyo. The Japanese local has adopted Read more [...]

Ping Pong Country: Sabotage Edition

Ping Pong Country: Sabotage Edition

Ping Pong Country was created by Bijan Dawallu and Remco Schuurbiers in Lille’s Gare St. Sauveur. Read more [...]

Classic Arcade Games Stop Motion Video Using Candy

Classic Arcade Games Stop Motion Video Using Candy

Here is a simple yet effective stop-motion video showing some great classic arcade games: Arkanoid, Read more [...]

Beastie Boys: Adam Yauch Tribute Mix

Beastie Boys: Adam Yauch Tribute Mix

The Beastie Boys have been described as “The Beatles of hip hop” and brought a multiple array of Read more [...]

Captain America Dubstep Dance Workout Video

Captain America Dubstep Dance Workout Video

Fast approaching this summer is the European Championships 2012 – the football tournament that will be Read more [...]

Ambient Cowboy At The New York Live Arts Theater

Ambient Cowboy At The New York Live Arts Theater

“Ambient Cowboy is lonely and joyous, dark and funny, violent and loving. Seeded by a visit to Read more [...]

Caine’s Arcade: Short Film By Nirvan Mullick

Caine’s Arcade: Short Film By Nirvan Mullick

Caine Monroy began spending his summer vacations at his father’s used car parts store in East Los Read more [...]

Tupac Shakur Performs As Hologram At Coachella Festival

Tupac Shakur Performs As Hologram At Coachella Festival

Notorious rapper Tupac Shakur was shot dead 16 years ago. Last night at the 2012 Coachella festival, Read more [...]

Unexpected Live Theater Adaptations

Unexpected Live Theater Adaptations

Live theater isn’t for everyone.  For some, it makes their hearts flutter and for others it has an Read more [...]

Guest Post: PartyPoker.com

Guest Post: PartyPoker.com

If you love the idea of playing cards, having fun and winning big, poker is the game for you! PartyPoker.com Read more [...]

Film On The Rocks: Thailand’s Floating Cinema

Film On The Rocks: Thailand’s Floating Cinema

Can you think of a better way to enjoy a movie? The Film on the Rocks Festival in Thailand has really Read more [...]

PowerPoint: Short Film About A Guy Addicted To PowerPoint

PowerPoint: Short Film About A Guy Addicted To PowerPoint

Origin of Cool: USA Having just survived my second SXSW, one thing that was different from the first Read more [...]

Tarantino In Concert Review

Tarantino In Concert Review

Origin of Cool: USA If you are in Downtown Austin, Texas right now, you will be bombarded with every Read more [...]

The Chase: High Octane Short Film

The Chase: High Octane Short Film

Origin of Cool: France I received a video trailer a few weeks back from Space Patrol that made Read more [...]

Video Camera Attached To Spinning Drill

Video Camera Attached To Spinning Drill

Origin of Cool: UK Seeing in Circles is a video made by Oscar Lhermitte by attaching a digital camera Read more [...]

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