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Diving Into The World Of ASMR

Diving Into The World of ASMR

Plucking your eyebrows. Getting your eyes checked. Listening to someone talk about what they picked up from Sephora. These all sound like normal, everyday interactions. But how would you feel about them if you weren’t experiencing them in real life? Instead, you’re watching a YouTube video designed to make you …

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How To: HowToBasic

How To: HowToBasic

If you’ve never experienced the joy of HowToBasic, let me set the scene for you. You’re looking for an instructional video on Youtube, maybe on how to bake a cake or make a salad. You find this popular video with an appealing thumbnail, and before you know it everything’s ruined, …

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Wonders of the Web: Tessa Violet (YouTuber)

Tessa Violet aka. meekakitty has been making videos on YouTube since 2007. Her username, meekakitty, was named after her cat, Meeka. She started off making video responses to the YouTuber, Frezned, then used her channel to document her travels as part of her modelling work. Nowadays, she often makes thoughtful vlogs …

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5 YouTube Channels for Film Lovers

Do you love film, but feel like you’re not wasting enough time on the internet? Then here (in no particular order) are some great YouTube channels to check out! 5. Uptomyknees This channel is run by somewhat controversial Chronicle screenwriter Max Landis (son of director John Landis). Quick warning, there are a fair …

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Every Single Thing That’s Dumb About Carpool Karaoke

As we head towards the sticky end of semester you’re probably looking for a break. A break from all those assignments, tests and forced conversations about how many assignments and tests you have. Perhaps you’d like to take a few minutes to watch something on Youtube? Maybe you’d like to …

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Wonders of the Web: Kaelyn and Lucy (YouTubers)

Kaelyn, a 28 year old veterinarian from Michigan, USA and Lucy, a 23 year old film maker/editor from Oxford, UK began documenting their moments together in their long distance relationship on YouTube in 2012. Now, with 250,800 subscribers, they have conquered long distance by moving in together in Arizona. They …

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What You Can Learn From YouTube

This week I bring you the black hole of time – YouTube. When you don’t want to study and find yourself itching for a distraction from your current responsibilities it is very easy to get lost in the wonderful world of YouTube. On YouTube the self-taught journey of discovery begins …

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Wonders of the Web: The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries is a modern adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel, Pride and Prejudice. It is a web series, presented as online vlogs spoken by the characters directly to the camera. They are scripted, but done as if the characters are speaking as themselves, ad libitum. The actors’ …

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Wonders of the Web: Interview with Rose (YouTuber)

Hello there, Blitz readers! Today, I present to you an interview with an up-and-coming YouTuber from our very own UNSW shores! Her name is Rose, and she makes humorous vlogs about her life and fandoms at howdoimakeachannel, where she has over 800 subscribers.   Hi Rose! Thanks for giving Blitz …

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Wonders of the Web: What is a Nerdfighter?

Welcome back to Wonders of the Web. I identify as a nerdfighter, and upon mentioning this, I am often asked “What is a nerdfighter?” So I thought I would write this article to answer this question and as an introduction to nerdfighteria. What is a nerdfighter? First and foremost, nerdfighters …

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