• Wet_tosti

    There's a glitch in the Matrix!

    • Bryan



      • The_Dood

        Yes sir.

    • Clarktheshark

      de'ja vu.

      Wait what did you just say?

    • Chyea

      Holy fuck someone finally had a normal comment at the top. Golf clap for Wet_tosti

    • Skermitt

      At least change the commercial! I'm tired of see Corona commercials while I'm at work. I can't drink here!

  • EasternCanuck

    My mind = blown…

  • TIM

    my brain is gonna hurt all day from trying to figure out how to do that now

    • http://twitter.com/itsjaredlol @itsjaredlol

      You are a testament to how fucking dumb people are.

      • R U SERIOUS???


        btw, if you can offer an explanation of what the heck is going on here it would be appreciated.


        • R U AN IDIOT? lol

          *YOU ARE (better do that before the troll returns)

          PS I purposely misspelled the insults to ensure my comment got posted and i got my point across

        • Job421

          Its a combination of low frequency sound and camera frame rate; with just the right frequency you can make the water swirl and separate consistently (it has to do with the pressure waves), and the camera snaps images at just the right moment to make it look like the water droplets are floating

    • Frank M

      I think it has something to do with low frequency sound waves like infrasound. The tube is taped to the front of a speaker.

  • Ray

    WTF?! Didn't know that was even possible.

  • lubriciousbears

    This just makes me what I don't physics.

    • Holmespump

      I thought the same thing.

    • NoNoNo


    • nerfherder

      Or English apparently……

    • Ha.

      lol brain scrambled?

  • travioso

    What kind of sorcery is this?

  • jim

    It's witchcraft, I say!

    • Jstsayin

      Explain this witchcraft

  • L_E_Ott

    Crank that water up to 11

    • Adam

      LOL, fuckin perfect.

    • MattKL

      Why don't you make ten a little louder, make that the top number and make that a little louder?

      • Jay

        …These go to 11

  • Si babes

    So whaaatttt is going on here?

  • Josh

    That is fucked and that is all.

  • Terrance_

    Thanks for the wonderful headache.

  • Unfkngblvbl

    Teach me now!

  • Jack_LeMac

    Everyone in the comments is a scientist in 3….2….1…

    • Unfkngblvbl

      you nailed it \/ \/ \/

  • Hunter X

    Just a parlor trick. Try taking a balloon full of static (rub it on your head) and hold it near a slow trickle of water. Electromagnetic force, man…

    • Hunter X
      • Unfkngblvbl

        the water didn't fucking stop though.

        • dominantone

          its not stopped its just the frame rate of the camera he is using. much like when a car tire looks like it stopped spinning when it clearly hasn't in any video. plus you can hear the water flowing into the bucket.

    • Skip

      That explains the bending, but why does it look like the water is frozen in mid air? Some sort of strobe effect from the camera?

      • dominantone

        see above

        • SMT

          you sound douchey

          • dominantone

            I was simply letting him know that I had answered his question. I didn't feel like reposting my idea as to why it looked like the water had stopped. By saying "see above" I was sending him an email notification so that he could get an answer to his question if he so desired.

            • dominanttwo

              now you sound douchier.

              • chip"the meat"hayes

                douchier hahaha
                I love it!

      • thejimmy

        Set the speaker to play a sound equal to the frame rate of the camera, and it will create that illusion. Or something similar, hell if I know exactly, but dominantone is right on.

        • Kody

          what he said. Nyquist frequency. When the camera recording frequency matches the frequency of the water drops / flow it appears to be holding still, also seen in the "hovering helicopter"

    • noegod

      This is who I love the comments section! Sometimes, the comments threads are funnier than the video!

  • WTF

    and ?

  • Lemee

    Gotta go pee now

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=506663607 Brett Donovan

      what would happen if you did this while you were peeing.

  • daniel

    it may be a high frequency that its running on aswell..

    • H.Manback

      My money is on this…

      for the static

  • Unfkngblvbl

    I looked it up and it seems to have something to do with matching the camera speed to the hz rate of the speaker 30 fps = 30hz or something like that. Basically a camera trick

    • Endo

      30 fps would = 60 hz (if interlaced anyway) 60hz is the cycle of electricity here in the Sates, so….I say someone just puts a hot piece of romex into a bucket of water and theoretically we should get the same effect. Who wants to film that?

  • saskchivertoon

    one does not simply bend water

    • Married 😔

      One has obviously not seen "The Last Air Bender"…true story 😜

      • saskchivertoon

        haha i knew i was gonna get called on that

  • Steve

    Divide by zero and get a corkscrew water flow. I like it!

    • Rob/0

      Divide by zero and Chuck Norris punches you in the face

  • Hacobo

    it is indeed an illusion – a combination of steady stream of liquid, stable frequency of the soundwaves and the ability of it to fragment the water stream into distincive dops in a regularly repeated pattern and a combination of all of these with a specific frame rate of the camera. Furthermore, you can see the water splashing all over. Yet, a mindblowing illusion

    • kid

      Teach me master…

    • giddity


  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=506663607 Brett Donovan

    One does not simply stop water in time and space.

  • Scientology rules

    I thought it was real magic until you ruined it, Hacobo. Thanks a lot. Day ruined.

  • bpierson85

    He’s a witch!

  • rockstar323

    Here is the original video with explanation:

    • rockstar323

      This video was also posted on Gizmodo yesterday with a more detailed explanation than the one on youtube.

      " How'd he do it?

      The answer is timing. Perfect, electronic timing. As the water is run through the tube, it begins vibrating at the same frequency as the speaker. In turn, the DSLR used to film has its refresh rate synced accordingly—each droplet and rivulet pulses at the exact same time the camera captures an image to create motion, or in this case, the lack thereof. An extremely neat trick. No go forth and virtually defy the dictates of physics on your own."

      Article: http://gizmodo.com/5901021/how-is-this-water-froz

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