Why are Stars Star-Shaped? A SLYT of one of the innumerable little educational youtube channels explaining something that always fascinated me. [more inside]
Pierce Brosnan Plays GoldenEye 007 with Jimmy Fallon [SLYT] Jimmy Fallon fulfills a childhood dream by playing the Nintendo 64 video game GoldenEye 007 against former James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan.
The Pipe Guy is a 10min medley of songs played on PVC pipes with flip-flops by a busker at a mall that is so good I can't stop playing it over and over.
In Search at San Jose the R&D minds at IBM describe how they designed & built the world's first hard drive, the IBM 305 RAMAC (previously). First sold in 1956, it stored a whopping 5 million characters of information, all ready for immediate access to the user.
Italo Calvino profiled on the BBC TV show Book Mark in 1985: [SLYT] Rare interview with the great Italian journalist and writer of short stories and novels.
A video of the Guitar Center store in Times Square. As per the video description, "36 seconds of hell on earth".
No Wawa in the Hood by Donuts n' Puddin', a new online variety show. A short, catchy song about the superiority of Wawa over corner stores and 7-11.
Sounds From a Fight Scene in ‘The Matrix Reloaded’ Replaced With Old School 8-Bit Video Game Sounds [SLYT]
In case of cute emergency, here is a three-banded armadillo named Rollie playing with his favorite toy.
Janet looks at 89 dicks. (SLYT) Janet, who has never seen a dick pic, is presented with a slideshow of 89 such pictures. This video is of Janet's reactions. (SFW visuals-wise, but contains close to four minutes of Janet saying "dick" and describing "dicks" over and over.
Three-year-old can-can drum. And then some.
Creepy texts get even creepier when they're read out loud. Creepy Text Theater [NSFW SLYT]
How to put on your face: in which youtuber Anna Akana shares her beauty routine. [SLYT]
What do you get when you subtract all the extraneous banter from an episode of "Family Feud"? About three minutes of actual game show. (SLYT).
"C'est La Vie" an ABBA parody by French and Saunders. A tiny bit of pitch-perfect delightful fun for your Tuesday evening.
Neon Genesis Windows 98 [SLYT]
Point Break (A Wes Anderson film). Point Break (A film by Joe Swanberg). Point Break (A Tommy Wiseu film) Point Break (A film by David Lynch). Point Break (A Terrence Malik film). Point Break (from director Michael Bay). Lars Von Trier's Point Break.
Dancing in the Street with all music removed. A musicless musical video, with some interpretive dubbing.
Time for a new OK Go video!
PSY's new music video HANGOVER (ft. Snoop) knows that success is measured in reaction gifs. (slyt)
Japanese kids house dancing (SLYT) Does exactly what it says on the tin.
John Oliver and Last Week Tonight do an extended piece on Net Neutrality.
HELLO TO ALL YOU SATURNIANS, THIS CHANNEL IS DEDICATED TO JAZZ, TO SUN RA AND HIS JAZZ SPACE MUSIC. SPREAD THE WORD, PLEASE, BECAUSE THE SATURNIAN CULTURE ALWAYS HAS TO REMAINS ALIVE INSIDE US, SHARE MY VIDEOS, VOTE AND COMMENT. I HOPE YOU'LL ENJOY IT ALL.It's Ascension Day in the Netherlands and what better way to celebrate a four day weekend than by watching a great slab of Afrofuturist jazz extravaganza, courtesy of Youtube channel Sun Ra Soul: the complete 1974 Sun Ra movie Space is the Place?
Ducklings vs. Stairs. Link text pretty much sums it up.
YouTube user Leigh Reyes does amazing things with paper, a fountain pen, and some water.
The world's most complex borders. Bonus: a closer look at Baarle, the Belgian Dutch Belgian enclave in the south of the Netherlands.
Following in the footsteps of other songs switching up minor keys and major keys, Chase Holfelder's Star-Spangled Banner in minor key is particularly haunting.
Denmark has a demographic problem. The birthrate is at a 27 year low and not enough babies are being born to support an aging population. ?It's a matter of some urgency then to get Danes to procreate more, but how? Send them on holiday to get it on.
The van goes forward, the balloon goes--wait a second. But truly, the cool balloon physics is the least terrific thing about this video. From Smarter Every Day. [slyt | via] Previously and previouslier