The world's most complex borders
. Bonus: a closer look at Baarle
, the Belgian Dutch Belgian enclave in the south of the Netherlands.
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
Royal Enfield motorcycles are built in Chennai, where they are painted by by hand
When his parents went out of town, 16 year old Corey Worthington threw a party. When 500 people showed up, things got out of hand. Eventually the police were called, who mobilized units including their air wing & canine teams to quell the disturbance (for which Corey is being billed $20,000). And in the aftermath, Corey gave this awesome interview
Girls Chase Boys,
in the style of Robert Palmer. By Ingrid Michaelson
, whose new album drops April 15th.
For those who don't quite "get it" when someone makes a tulip joke in any given Bitcoin thread. This
is a short documentary on the phenomenon of Tulip Mania, a period in Dutch economic history when Tulips became such a hot commodity that empires were born and lives ruined all over the value of tulip bulbs. [slyt]
Vinyl Terror and Horror
uses physically altered vinyl records and many turntables to produce an eerie soundscape.
So, your boat - the MS Pride of Calais
or Ostend Spirit - is off to be scrapped. How do you park it at the scrap yard; delicately and gently? Maybe not
Molly Lewis' (Previously: 1, 2, 3)
: The Year of the Beard
. Starring a few familiar faces. [more inside]
Give me Choco! (SLYT)
is the new single/video from Babymetal
. Babymetal is what you get when a J-Pop Idol
group goes full Death Metal
. As the wikipedia article drily remarks, "none of the three members knew what metal music was before the inception of the band." Ear-meltingly metal and eye-meltingly kawaii
, in a disturbingly perkygoth
way, you can find more here
, and here
. [more inside]
Did Danny Tanner deal with the grief of losing his pregnant wife in a fatal car crash by creating an imaginary daughter named "Michelle
How many people die in Death Wish 3?
The answer may surprise you! (SLYT)