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How To Become A YouTube Millionaire Today

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Last year, 24 year old Felix Kjellberg made $4 million from playing video games. To be more precise, Felix made $4 million from playing video games really badly. Known as PewDiePie online, millions of YouTube users love the camp, crazy commentary Kjellberg comes up with as he sword-fights with Minecraft zombies or screams like a girl playing Silent Hill. Over 30 million people subscribe to his PewDiePie channel, making it the most popular on YouTube. So – yeah. $4 million. You’re probably thinking, like us, “I play video games really badly! I sound a bit stupid when I talk! Maybe I can make a fortune on YouTube.” Well, that’s true, you could. But there’s one big difference between us and Felix. He’s actually doing it. Want to be the next YouTube millionaire? We talk to people who know exactly how to get you there. Show Me the Money In May 2007, YouTube launched its “Partner Program”. Under this initiative, popular YouTubers were able, for the first time, to run advertising on their videos. At first, it was a shadowy, secretive feature – with YouTube cherry-picking popular uploaders for its program. In 2012, the service was opened to everyone. Party time. YouTube has been…

Doctor Who: How To Be More Like The Timelord

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How to be more like The Doctor

He’s over two thousand years old, travels through space and time in a wooden box and is always the smartest person in the room. Who wouldn’t want to be more like the Doctor? Coming back to the telly box this Saturday, Doctor Who is now in its 51st year – with a title character who could teach us a thing or two about how to live a life more interesting. While we don’t know exactly what Peter Capaldi’s twelfth Doctor will be like yet, we can speculate. His face changes every few years, but he’s always the Doctor; an eccentric mass of compassion, cleverness and contradiction. These constants make him a truly fantastic hero – and a realistic role model. You don’t need a police call box that’s bigger on the inside or two hearts to be a better, less boring, more adventurous you. Let’s count down the ways you can be a bit more like the Doctor. The Doctor is never cowardly or cruel Former script editor and Doctor Who writer Terrance Dicks was first to describe the titular time lord as “never cowardly or cruel”. Those words were used again as the Doctor’s motto in the 50th anniversary…

Thrilling Helicopter Video Thrill!

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Chopper. Whirlybird. Skyplane. No matter what you call a helicopter, there is one thing you can be sure of. They are very thrilling. How thrilling? How about thriller writer Frederick Forsyth performing all of Michael Jackson’s Thriller while on a tightrope THAT’S ON FIRE! That is only half as thrilling as a helicopter. Especially when this particular helicopter is a a-scooping and a-swooping over the buildings, pigeons and congestion charges of the greatest capital city in the whole country. London Town. So great that Wings named an album after it. So large it now has three football clubs within it. So historic it makes you physically sick. Yes, that probably sounds pretty nice. But I can tell you want proof. Actual proof that riding in a helicopter over London is in some way thrilling. Well here it is in all it’s cinematic glory. We just filmed, edited and rendered this amazing video showing what it’s like to head out on one of our incredible London helicopter experiences. Take a cockpit eye’s view of the incredible sights and thoroughly iconic views you encounter while you are zapping about up there. You can see the video below and if it’s whetted your…

YouTuber BriBry Tries Indoor Skydiving

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In his erstwhile attempt to tick off as many things as humanly possible from his bucket list, YouTube superstar BriBryonTour (@BriBryontour if you are Twitlerate) and his beautifully coiffured friend Jason allowed us to take them for a spot of Indoor Skydiving. For the uninitiated, Indoor Skydiving is skydiving indoors. Or, to explain it in ways that are actually useful, rather than heading quite swiftly downwards from a big plane in the sky, you are blasted upwards by a giant fan thing and float about like a discarded Subway sandwich wrapper caught in an updraught. As you can see from the videotaped results presented below, BriBry had a fabulous time, despite the intervention of his legs. Plus, there’s the added bonus of seeing his forehead for the first time anywhere on the planet! Take that The One Show! Tell the young man exactly how you feel about his exploits by visiting his small, delightful section of the YouTube site RIGHT HERE. Has all that falling upwards in a jumpsuit got you hot and bothered? Book your own Indoor Skydiving funfest ON THIS BIT.  And check out BriBry having a bit of a bash at our SWAT Training from a while… on ITV’s Tipping Point

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Obviously you are all glued to ITV’s latest game show extravaganza Tipping Point, featuring Ben Shephard and a trio of celebrities trying to outwit a devious machine for charity. But did you know, your favourite experience merchant, was involved? Due to our near-frightening devotion to all things Shephard and our love of puzzles, we were delighted to contribute items such as our Theatre Dinner for Two and some exquisite Clay Pigeon Shooting as prizes for the show. You can catch the wondrous Ben and witness his delightful Tipping Point, Sundays on ITV 1 or watch it on catch up HERE. Here’s how it looked as our name actually appeared on national television. We were so proud…  And here’s the man who won it. Look how happy he is! His name is Vic!

Zombie Blitz 1940 – The Video!

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Yes, you can simply imagine our fabulous new Zombie Blitz 1940 experience using the crevices and electrical impulses of your fleshy mind. But, even more impressively, you can now SEE various moments from this thrilling World War II based horror adventure thanks to the rather nifty video available below. As you will see, there’s quite a bit of shouting, running, overhead lighting and various bits of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. And so much more. If this taster of the undead revivingspooky accented thrill-fest housed in the tunnels beneath Waterloo Station has got you salivating like a haughty Danish prince outside a fancy cane shop, you can book and look for yourself RIGHT HERE And view this and other exciting videos on this new YouTube thing we keep hearing about ON THIS ONE

Watch our Wacky Racers Experience!

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Look, you know we’re wacky right? Isn’t it obvious? Check out these trousers – just look at them. Look at their size and colour and those braces. Wacky. But did you know we even race wacky? To prove it we visited our Wacky Racing experience and filmed it in a way that only a wacky person can… Has all that wackiness whetted your appetite for some Wacky Racing of your own. That delights us like a pelican with a halibut. Book you own experience RIGHT HERE.

New Zombie TV Series: BBC3’s In The Flesh

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BBC3 are screening a new zombie-themed drama this month. It’s called In The Flesh, and they’ve been kind enough to offer us a preview to share with our zombie-loving hoards. Set after the zombie uprising, In The Flesh tells the story of zombie teenager Kieren, and his return to his family and home town after zombie rehab. Yes, you read right – zombie rehab. Zombies now carry the politically-correct tag ‘PDS sufferers’ (Partially Deceased Syndrome, don’t-cha-know), and the government have passed legislation demanding tolerance and acceptance like any minority group (dead or undead). Here’s the trailer… What do you reckon? Let us know in the comments… In The Flesh is on BBC3 on 17 March at 10pm. Look out for more teasers on Twitter at @BBC3.

Devin Supertramp at Zombie Shopping Mall

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How did a little old zombie-obsessed group of knuckle-heads like us – still startled by the whole ”internet’ thing – get hooked up with a YouTube MEGASTAR like Devin Supertramp? Crazy as it sounds, it’s true! Devin heard all about our crazy zombie experiences and FLEW all the way from AMERICA to see for himself and document the experience in a filmic way. Here’s the video, called “Zombie Mall One Shot”… As well as an amazing one shot drift around the Zombie Shopping Mall, he popped up to Zombie Manor House in the same day! Two films, one day – no way. Devin had a blast, as the ‘Behind the Scenes’ video below shows. We’ll have more Zombie movie madness from Devin coming soon – so watch this space! Thanks to Devin, the zombies and the whole gang for putting together such an amazing film and be sure to check out more of Devin’s videos at his YouTube channel and his blog. Further Reading Wired profile of Devin Daily Dot interview with Devin

YouTube Superstars go SWAT Training

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Apparently there’s new-fangled thing called the YouTube, which is what everyone does now rather than go to the pictures. It’s all beyond us I’m afraid, I haven’t seen any evidence of it on my Commodore 64. But in a desperate attempt to harness some street cred, we sent along some of these wild YouTube devotees to take part in our exciting SWAT training. There were mixed results… Here is the wondrous Alex Day aka Nerimon aka @thatAlexDay, who had trouble with his helmet: Here’s the fabulous Carrie Fetcher aka ItsWayPastMyBedTime aka @CarrieHFletcher making grown men cry: And last but not least, the sumptuous Danny Hooper aka danmann44 aka @themanofdann having trouser trouble: Thanks to them all for being so awesome and book your own SWAT Training experience RIGHT HERE.