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As from the first Saturday in May, Saturdays on this blog shall be devoted to something I have a geeky soft spot for, and like to refer to as ‘internet culture.’ It really boils down to things that I find on the internet, which would not have existed was it not for the internet. This is best explained by sites such as Omegle.com, an application that allows you to talk to random strangers, or LOLcats, or finding the giant pink bunny using Google Earth.

This week, I came across YooouuuTuube.com (http://www.yooouuutuuube.com/), which upon the outset doesn’t look like much:

It doesn't look like much, does it?

It doesn't look like much, does it?

But what it does is quite spectacular. Type any YouTube video’s address into the appropriate fields on their home page, and viola! Trippiness ensues. The video is scaled down, and frames are repeated at a small interval onto a massive grid. This works particularly well with music videos. Try it, you’ll probably be amused for hours. And as it uses your computer’s own processing power, not a lot of bandwidth is stolen. I like it. I like it a lot. Here are some of the better ones:

The Beatles: Come Together. Awesome. Click on the image to go to YooouuuTuuube. Original can be found at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axb2sHpGwHQ.

The Beatles: Come Together. Awesome. Click on the image to go to YooouuuTuuube. Original can be found at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axb2sHpGwHQ.

Alice in Wonderland. This is postmodern Art. Seriously. Click the image. You have to experience it. Original video can be found at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAwR6w2TgxY

Alice in Wonderland. This is postmodern Art. Seriously. Click the image. You *have* to experience it. Original video can be found at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAwR6w2TgxY

You have to experience this to believe it. Click on the images above to get an idea of what it’s all about. Then try it for yourself.

This is the best thing I’ve found on the internet in a long time.

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