Wednesday, June 29, 2011

the lyre bird calls

David Attenborough presents the lyre bird, which is a master at mimicking the calls of other birds as well as the sounds of its environment, including chainsaws and camera shutters. From the BBC.

original version



funny altered version



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Monday, June 27, 2011

seagull steals video camera

Am thinking it would be cool to attach the cam to the bird so that we can following him live as he flutters around!

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Monday, June 20, 2011

Radio Flyer car

I want one! I already have a really tiny version that I use on my desk to hold business cards.

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Friday, June 17, 2011

Monday, June 13, 2011

"Stand by Me" sung around the world

This is from the award-winning documentary, "Playing For Change: Peace Through Music"

More around the world items. 

More singing.

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Saturday, June 11, 2011

hand dancing

Watch these amazing Irish performers dance their hands to music by an Australian band sampling a 1956 Neapolitan dialect song.

More dancing.

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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

adopt a cat

I LOVE this! And you don't have to go all the way to Winnipeg to adopt a kitty. We adopted ours at the San Francisco Humane Society. You can see her picture at the top of this blog.
But that Midnight Madness part sounds like a lot of fun. Do you think they really open at midnight for this "sale"?

More cats.

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Sunday, June 5, 2011

not the usual music video

and the music is pretty good, too.
OK Go sings "This Too Shall Pass"

More music videos.

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