This Compilation Of Car Crash Videos With One Of The Cars Removed Is Deeply Eerie

When you think about it, this is really a pretty simple idea. It’s a simple concept, but it’s remarkably well-executed, and the results are pretty amazing and creepy. Take a video of a car wreck, then remove one of the cars involved. That’s it! Much like that Garfield without Garfield thing, the absence of a key element turns something alarming into something far more creepy and disturbing.

Here, watch the ghost-wrecks:

This was actually done back in 2018 by Donato Sansone, but now, in this age of distancing, socially, it feels strangely relevant.


Anyway, enjoy, if that’s possible.

(via BoingBoing!)

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Just Jeepin'

The ease with which we can now create doctored video as well as doctored photos, can create audio of people saying things they never actually said... gotta wonder whether fake news (the original meaning, not the Trumpian “they’re being mean to me” sort) is ever going to be solved.