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SCMP.tv Top 5 Videos

Top 5 videos of the week: From world's biggest piece of calligraphy to China's infamous traffic jams... and a cheetah plays with a puppy

PUBLISHED : Friday, 09 October, 2015, 7:05pm
UPDATED : Friday, 09 October, 2015, 7:54pm

Every weekend, the South China Morning Post presents its top video picks from SCMP.tv and the web, highlighting news, features, mini-documentaries and more.

This week...

Kumbali and Kago, Cheetah Cub & Puppy Friendship

Better than a cute kitten video: meet Kumbali and Kago, a rare and unique friendship between a cheetah cub and a puppy. It's a well-narrated story about how their unusual bond came about. 

 

Artist creates self-proclaimed world's biggest calligraphy artwork on Russian rooftop

Artist uses 730 litres of white paint to create what he calls the "world's biggest calligraphy artwork" on the roof of a Russian building.

 

Yep, China has the most insane traffic jams in the planet

You thought the puny traffic jams in your city were bad: this is what happens when people return from vacation in China and try to drive back into Beijing. Are we nearly there yet?

 

Minnesota, USA treated to rare light show

Minnesota residents were treated to a light show from the Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights, on Wednesday (October 7). The sky over the city of Duluth glowed with shimmering streaks of green and yellow, caused by the electrically charged particles from the sun colliding with the earth's atmosphere. 

 

The latest in video gadgets: new OSMO camera vs. GoPro + Steadicam Smoothee

Is this the gadget that will replace the ubiquitous GoPro? SCMP.tv put Chinese drone-maker DJI's new Osmo camera to the test. Once around the block with the Osmo, and then the same route with a GoPro Hero 4/Grenade Grip - and again with the same GoPro mounted on a Steadicam Smoothee. Watch the results and judge for yourself...