3 videos to watch this weekend - 28 March

CD Shatters are 23 000 RPM

Slow motion videos are popular online. Most slow the action down by filming at rates of around 70 000 frames per second. For very fast action even that frame rate is not enough. This video of a CD being spun until it shatters is rotating 23 000 times a second, the stress on the disc shatters it. The destruction (starting at the 5 min mark) films just 4 seconds which translates into 7,5 hours of footage.

A young athlete earns R20 million but lives in a van

21-year-old Daniel Norris was paid R20 million to play for the Blue Jays baseball team. Many of his team mates on similar contracts splashed out on new homes and cars. Daniel decided to change nothing. Is he crazy or might this be the best way to help athletes get used to their new wealth.

Serena Williams creates a new kind of music video

Vogue magazine's April cover features tennis star Serena Williams. Rather than a video of her interview or her simply playing tennis they created a version of Beyonce's 7/11.


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