SLYTP: two hundred and twenty three pre-1925 'music hall records' YT user Robert Godridge has made a long playlist of digital captures taken from 'some of the british music hall records in my collection, 78rpm gramophone records and cylinders.' This is one of a number of playlists centered on very old popular music recordings by various users. Most of the recordings are quite innocuous by today's standards, but it is far from uncommon to encounter double entendres, racism and stereotypes, and well, I'm not sure what to call this genre.
The opening credits of series three of The Wire, reworked using scenes from only series three of The Simpsons. (original Wire intro)
Jomsviking reenactors demonstrate the ancient sport of failing to hit each other with heavy bags. (SLYT)
Two Dogs One Ice Cream Cone. (SLYT)
TREE JOB FROM HELL! Massive 30-50 ton live oak fall balanced on a chimney removed with naught but slings and a bucket truck and chainsaws. (slyt, 30:23, not safe for home owners)
Tiny Hamster takes a vacation to Disney World. (Also a behind the scenes.) Previous Previous tiny hamster shenanigans.
Australian Man builds clay roof hut in the woods using only primitive tools and his own two hands
Since the release of his North American debut album “Racine Carrée,” international superstar Stromae has gone on to sell more than 3.5 million albums, performed for thousands of fans in stadiums across the globe, and for the first time in pop history, will be the first ever French spoken artist to have headlined the prestigious Madison Square Garden in New York City this fall. Here, he travels around NYC to sing "Papaoutai" and meet all his American fans. [more inside]
Watch a Baby Lose Its Mind Because It Loves a Cat Too Much (here is a direct link to the video if you'd prefer)
Feel like spending 20 minutes watching somebody build an elaborate dollhouse-sized bar today? Here you go.
Air New Zealand's latest air safety video is one for the rugby fans, featuring many current All Blacks riffing off the original Men in Black video. prev.
Scientifically minded bulldog seeks to answer the age-old question: "Is it possible to walk around holding a box in front of your face?" [more inside]
This is the music video for “Sapokanikan” by Joanna Newsom, directed by P.T. Anderson. These are its lyrics.
A guitarist captures visible sound waves by placing a camera inside his guitar, pointing it towards the Sun, and making the strings dance.
To start your weekend off right, here are 8 opossums eating banana pieces all at the same time. It's hypnotic.
What you get if you put Shatner's version of "Common People" to clips of the original Star Trek series (Previously from 2008: The Animated Version.)
Macy Gray sings about her dear friend, Bob. He comes in all kinds of colors, but he had me at yellow. (SLYT, NSFW)
Thinking of hiring a stretch limo for that graduation, prom, wedding or some other event? Top tip! If you do, perhaps don't try and drive it over a level crossing. Especially on a rail line used by trains hauling a "ten thousand ton" load. (Video features train collision with unoccupied vehicle, amateur video production effects). As in the Telegraph, Jalopnik, ABC news and Car Buzz. And a follow-up video by the county sheriff.
Experts have discovered the identity of Pingu's spoken language: English in an Irish accent. (Bleeped, but possibly still not feckin' worksafe, y'old bollocks.)
Sarah Silverman and Jeff Goldblum sing "Me & My Shadow" (Note: Quite adorable, but also shot vertically. You've been warned).
May I present One Minute Time Machine. It is the best 5 minute and 40 second time travel romance film that will ever have been made.
Why Disney Marriages Never Work: [SLYT] What happens after the credit roll is the truly depressing part.
Call of Tutu is a Lovecraftian short film by Aaron Vanek. An old man describes his cat... but is it really a cat? (SLYT)
What better way to relax than to see a guy creating a bird bath in his hands for his pet finch?
What to do when your country is suffering under a spell of bad luck due to a surfeit of black cats and nobody's winning the lottery jackpot? You send them on holiday to a country where they do bring luck.
How do you distinguish Americans [from other nationalities]? Students from many different countries at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (Japan) talk about what makes Americans different. (SLYT)
Deer using dog door (SLYT)
Pansy Division: Life In A Gay Rock Band, a documentary chronicling the history of the pop-punk group from 1991 to the present.
Math edutainer and MeFi favorite Vi Hart reflects on how her beliefs about gender, personal expression, "political correctness," diversity, and sincerity have matured over the years.
Tokyo saturates the senses.
Looking for something to watch this weekend? Why not try the Star Wars: Clone Wars microseries-compiled-into-a-movie from 2003.
We've seen good ASL versions of Eminem before, but this one from Shelby Mitchusson takes it to another level. (SLASLYT)
Catgrid. A grid of cats.
Americans try Dutch sweets. Some are received very well, others ... not so much. Some commentary at 24 Oranges.