With a whopping 300 hours of video being uploaded to YouTube every minute, it can be easy to get lost in a quagmire of content.
From cute cat videos and FOMO-inducing travelogues to outrageous conspiracy theories and rare concert footage, there are myriad rabbit holes to can get stuck in.
So, here are five channels bursting with content that we reckon are definitely worth a look. Happy viewing!
If you like your food critiques bursting with an unabashed enthusiasm you need to check out YouTube sensation Daym Drops.
Daymon Scott Patterson has been dropping unfiltered reviews, mostly from his car, of US burger joints, chicken shacks, pizzerias and more since 2012 and his unbridled passion for ‘getting on the fang’ has seen his channel explode with more than 1.5 million subscribers.
Such is his popularity, Daymon also stars in the recently released Netflix series Fresh Fried and Crispy which is also worth a look, too!
Are you a fan of tall tales that are also true? Well, you’re gonna love the tales told by John Allen aka MrBallen.
A former US Navy Seal, John now devotes his time to blowing the minds of his 3 million-plus subscribers with all things “strange, dark and mysterious delivered in story format.”
A born storyteller, MrBallen is definitely one guy you want around a campfire, and his frequent uploads filed under such topics as Stories That Sound Fake But Are 100% Real and Places You Can’t Go And People Who Went Anyways, are guaranteed to amaze.
The Common Man Show is fast becoming this writers’ favourite channel.
The concept is simple. Videos show Indian villagers, normally the stars Babu, Raeen, and Sarru reacting to a range of things – from Snapchat filters and Vegemite, to the depth of the ocean and wedding dresses from around the globe.
And each vid is more delightful than the last.
While ‘reaction’ videos are a dime a dozen, these examples stand out from the rest due to the subject’s infectious enthusiasm for and curiosity about the world we live in.
If you love a good factoid, then this is definitely the channel for you.
Helmed by British brain box Arren Lomas, Thoughty2 (an obtuse reference to author Douglas Adams’ answer to life, the universe, and everything), is all about presenting “mind-blowing factual videos, on the weirdest, wackiest and most interesting topics.”
Recent subjects include Why Reincarnation Could Be Possible, Can you Upload Your Brain Into A Computer, and Why Your Best Memories May Not Have Actually Happened.
Thought provoking, informative and most importantly, entertaining.
If you like your content peppered with a dash of fear and existential dread, then this Aussie channel is definitely worth a look.
Be Busta is one of many channels YouTube that repurposes creepy stories, largely culled from Reddit but gets extra points for the accent.
Tales of crazy cryptids, scary skinwalkers, ghoulish ghosts, and just your garden variety human creeps are guaranteed to keep you up well past your bedtime.
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