Tuesday, June 29, 2010

woman goes back to work after 30 years


This video is only 40 seconds long. Watch carefully.


More blonde jokes.

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Monday, June 28, 2010

The Leningrad Cowboys sing "Sweet Home Alabama"


The Leningrad Cowboys is a Finnish rock and roll band famous for its humorous songs and concerts featuring the Soviet Red Army Choir.


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Saturday, June 26, 2010

cat gets new prosthetic feet


Oscar is one lucky cat that he crossed paths with veterinary surgeon Noel Fitzpatrick.


More cats.

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Thursday, June 24, 2010

gorilla reunites with man who raised him


A gorilla named Kwibi visits the conservationist who raised him--for the first time since being released into the wild five years ago.


More gorillas.

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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

trick photography with record albums


"Sleeveface" is an international phenomenon wherein one or more persons obscure or augment body parts with record sleeve(s), causing an illusion.


More illusions.

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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

the gall of this gull


This nervy seagull fearlessly steals kibble from a very lazy cat.


More cats.

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Saturday, June 19, 2010

amazing artist is a "living camera"


Known as the "living camera," Stephen Wiltshire recreates Rome in an elaborate drawing done completely from memory.  Stephen is an autistic savant.


More art.

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Friday, June 18, 2010

BP coffee spill


Is it possible anyone hasn't seen this yet?


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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Monday, June 14, 2010

Elvis and Celine Dion perform a duette


Enjoy this amazing performance of "If I Can Dream."


More Elvis.

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Saturday, June 12, 2010

twin moose frolicking in a sprinkler


These twin moose frolicking in a sprinkler in Anchorage, Alaska, remind me of a pair of baby elephants I witnessed playing endlessly in a tub of water in Thailand. So sweet.


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Friday, June 11, 2010

what angels must sound like


These boy-child singers from south London have angelic faces and voices.


More choirs. 

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Thursday, June 10, 2010

embrace life


This beautiful new "wear your seatbelt" commercial is from the U.K.


More commercials.

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Wednesday, June 9, 2010

power of observation quiz


Test your powers of observation. How many will you get right?


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Tuesday, June 8, 2010

buy buy American pie


This upbeat song is an ode to a downbeat situation.


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Monday, June 7, 2010

amazing cave found in China



This cave, known as the Miao Keng Shaft, is located near the village of Tian Xing.
The Brits found it.


More things to see in China.

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Saturday, June 5, 2010

Friday, June 4, 2010

Canon Rock in D


There are several versions of this out there, but I like this one the best. This 14-year-old just nails it!


More music videos.

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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Thank You Soldiers--Veteran's Day/Memorial Day Song


Hope you had a peaceful Memorial Day yesterday.

A third grade teacher from Colonial Heights, Virginia, wrote this song and taught it to her third-grade students at Tussing Elementary.


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More military items. 

One Marine's story. 

A Rosie-the-Riveter story.