After a century of neglect, plans are in place to rebuild the historic Longfellow Bridge, running between Boston and Cambridge. The reconstruction will take place in 6 stages, allowing two-way automobile and train traffic to continue throughout the three-year process. [more inside]
A few minutes of empathy "CEO Toby Cosgrove, MD, shared this video, titled "Empathy," with the Cleveland Clinic staff during his 2013 State of the Clinic address on Feb. 27, 2013." SLYT
David Neevel only likes the chocolate cookie part of the OREO, so he built a machine to remove the creme. (slyt, machine running at 3:27)
A million times by Stockholm based studio "Humans since 1982" is a clock based kinetic sculpture. And it is beautiful. (slyt)
Hit by a bus: the supercut. Not that Hollywood likes its cliches or anything. (slyt)
Evolution of Mom Dancing [SLYT] In honor of the First Lady's "Let's Move" campaign, and to encourage parents everywhere to get up and get moving with their kids, Jimmy Fallon and Michelle Obama present the "Evolution of Mom Dancing."
A nice documentary video of live electronic music sampling and improvisation featuring Matmos with a rat cage.
Goats Yelling Like Humans. Does what it says on the tin. [SLYT]
Robbie Maddison's Air Craft (slyt) Motorcycle stuntman Robbie Maddison, who worked on the James Bond movie Skyfall, shows off his skills at an Arizona airplane graveyard. Like Danny Macaskill with a motor, or Ken Block with fewer wheels, kinda.
While travelling in Antarctica, journalism student Melissa Brennan took this short video at an intersection of a penguin highway.
Adeline hears Bad Brains for the first time. SLYT
How To Speak Minnesotan [slyt]
Cleverbot.com has been touted as one of the most advanced artificial intelligences ever. The website allows users to chat with the A.I. Cleverbot. But how good is it, really? I sat down with Cleverbot and collaborated on a movie script. What follows is a movie written by a machine.
If you are confused by the unexpected popularity of the My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic cartoon among adults, or the more culturally baffling "Brony" phenomenon, help is at hand! Beloved genre star John DeLance, the voice of Discord, explains this modern pop culture phenomenon in song for a new documentary. (Via)
"Did people go to the Moon in 1969? I'm not totally sure. I wasn't on the Moon then. Did they fake going to the Moon? No, I'm pretty sure they didn't, because they couldn't." -- Amsterdam based movie maker S. G. Collins explains why the movie, tv and video technology of 1969 make the moon landing having been faked highly unlikely (slyt).
Darth Vader has some trouble hearing through his helmet. [SLYT]
F**king Cruise Ship (SLYT. Bleeped Cursing.)
Cringeworthy SLYT: Jamie Kennedy produced and hosted a New Year's Eve special on a Los Angeles local station this year. It didn't go that well. [more inside]
Unicorn Pug in the Garden (slyt)
Based on the hit videogame, Fruit Ninja:
The Movie The Brostep Video (SLYT. Caution, contains dubstep-like music.)
(SLYT) Not your average flashmob.
The Glitch [slyt]
NASA Johnson Style (Yes, it's a Gangnam Style Parody, but it's a pretty damn good 'un) SLYT
BANE OUTTAKES. Contains TDKR spoilers, but also fiber.
Jimmy Fallon, Mariah Carey, The Roots, and some guests peform All I Want for Christmas is You with classroom instruments (their Call Me Maybe previously).
Daniel Kim is back again this year with the Pop Danthology 2012, a mega mash-up of 55 pop songs from 2012 (SLYT).
Do you know what Nicki Minaj slowed down is? Nicki Minaj slowed down is Jay-Z, that's what (SLYT, lyrics are NSFW). [more inside]
Man raps to Chris Brown's Look At Me Now using only Family Guy voices.