Euell Gibbons ~ Grape Nuts Commercial

I remember seeing this commercial for Post Grape Nuts with Euell Gibbons when I was a kid--and the Saturday Night Live parodies, which I unfortunately couldn't find on YouTube ~ "Did you know bicycle seats are edible?" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XJMIu18I8Y Euell...

I AM FAT! (Veda 22)

I like this girl! Meghan Tonjes responds to the haters and name callers saying derogatory things because she's fat. Why does it hurt you that I don't hate myself? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-BxWV77MGc I AM FAT! (Veda 22) - YouTube.

If you could erase all the mistakes of your past…

If you could erase all the mistakes of your past... you would also erase all the wisdom of your present. Remember the lesson, not the disappointment.  

Zombie battery! ~ Restoring a very dead sealed lead acid battery

YouTuber Mikey Sklar takes a four or five year-old dead sealed lead acid battery (small one), removes the seal plate, uncaps the six cells and fills with each cell with "rain water." After giving the battery a small charge using a "pimp" charger, Mikey demonstrates...

Smith Rock snaps

We took a trip to Sisters and Bend, Oregon last summer, and passed by Smith Rock. Here are few snaps from the Smith Rock visit. I hadn't visited before and was struck by its beauty the contrast of the rocks created against the rest of the terrain. Wish we had time to...

My Son Coined a New Word – “Horridable”

Driving my son to school today,  I asked how he was doing this morning, and he said, "Horridable!" I'm sure he intended to say "Horrible," but I laughed and asked him if he just made that up. He said yes, and that he has trademarked the word so I can't use it. That's...

Frog plays “Ant Smasher”

Ant Smasher Frog ~ This is a very popular video of an actual frog playing the  "Ant Smasher' game app (for android). As a long-ago biology major who frequently worked with frogs (xenopus laevis), I would have done a research project on frogs playing Ant...
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Best angles for portrait photography

What is the best angle to photograph from when shooting a portrait? Photographer Ed Gregory puts some effort into answering that question in this video from his YouTube channel Photos in Color. While he admits he couldn't control the conditions for this portrait...

Ozzy Man Reviews Katelyn Ohashi gymnastic routine – NSFW audio

I must have watched/listened to this video a dozen times, and it cracked me up EVERY time. Not sure that says anything good about my sense of humor, but when Ozzy Man Reviews the gymnastics routine of Katelyn Ohashi, I'm ROFL. "She's powering up, gymnast...

“A fascinatingly disturbing thought” ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson's disturbing thought: That there is about a one percent difference between human DNA and the DNA of our nearest genetic relatives the chimpanzee. You could say that whatever it is that makes us human is somehow contained in that one percent...

Long Way Round – Stereophonics

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman used the Stereophonics song Long Way Round (and variations) for their Long Way travel series. Warning: It's an earworm. Long way Round ~ Stereophonics Remember me my love, I'm the one you're dreaming of Going for a ride, I'll keep you...

OneRepublic – Counting Stars – Video/Lyrics

Where have I been?! Totally missed this brilliant OneRepublic tune. Counting Stars - OneRepublic Lately, I've been, I've been losing sleep Dreaming about the things that we could be But, baby, I've been, I've been praying hard Said, no more counting dollars, we'll be...

BALLiSTIC – Sci-Fi | Action short film by Film Riot

BALLiSTIC is a science fiction/action short film written & directed by Ryan Connolly. Set in the near future, BALLiSTIC drops viewers into a violent episode involving a young woman (played by Hannah Ward) being pursued by a "bunch of armed bad guys." Typical...

Oats Studios – Volume 1 – Rakka

Volume 1 of Rakka begins a thrilling, visceral story I dearly hope gets completed. Coming out of Oats Studios, directed by Neill Blomkamp and starring Sigourney Weaver, this short film hooked me quick and never let go. Great ride.

Florence Pugh Eats 11 English Dishes

Florence Pugh's modern, almost boyish mannerisms create a fun contrast to her Victorian (?) attire in this video where she eats  "a bunch of British food." Done for Vogue, this nicely produced video of a very witty Florence Pugh (pronounced "pew") was surprisingly...