Thursday, August 30, 2012

Gangnam Style

Recently, the internets have been on fire with this song, performed by South Korean artist (rapper) PSY.

From Wikipedia: "Gangnam Style" is a Korean language colloquialism that refers to a luxurious lifestyle associated with the Gangnam district, an affluent and trendy area of Seoul.

Looks great LIVE too!

(amazing crowd by the way, enjoying the show, having fun, not squishing each other to death like you see elsewhere...)

Also, Gangnam Style a cappella (or with natural sound if you prefer)

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

"Get Out Of There!" (supercut)

It does indeed end up sounding like "gedahdahder"!

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Skyrim Reality Show

If there ever was a reality show documenting the situations Skyrim law enforcers have to deal with every day, then it would be something like this.


Friday, August 24, 2012


A prince sets off on a journey to save his dying father, driven by his fear of failing him.

Nice animated short film from Denmark with Pink Floydesque music.

(from one of the Youtube commenters:

"Vaesen/Väsen/Vesen (Danish/Swedish/Norwegian respectively) means a being, or entity")

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Lesser-Known US Politicians

Vermin Supreme (Independent)

Here he is running as a candidate for the Democratic Party nomination for the 2012 US elections.

Jimmy McMillan ("Rent Is Too Damn High" party)

Here he is running for governor of New York in 2010.

Debate With "Rent Is Too Damn High" Candidate - Watch More Funny Videos

Saturday, August 18, 2012

Wakko Warner vs Skrillex

I personally require no further proof that Skrillex ripped off the Animaniacs  ;p


Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Talking Animals

Youtube user klaatu42 specializes in animals that can talk.

Ultimate Dog Tease (more than 113million views, wow!)

Cat playing "I Spy"

Welcome to Canada!

Monday, August 13, 2012

Welcome To Earth - Universal Time-Lapse

A compilation of 179 clips from tilt-shift and time-lapse videos from around the world (some featured already in this blog, check tilt-shift and time-lapse post labels on the right), accompanied by a beautifully energetic song.

Recommended viewing is HD, full screen.

Originally compiled by Luc Bergeron (aka Zapatou).
The list of all the clip sources, in order of appearance, can be found at the source.

The song is Wolf by Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit.


Thursday, August 9, 2012

Grandpa Raver

At 0:56 I thought that was the end of him.
Better dancer than me, I admit.
Also... so many semedakia (the cloths that cover the TV, the shelves, everything)!

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Pitbull Warms to Prospect of Visiting Alaska

Walmart set up a contest whereupon the rapper Pitbull would visit the Walmart store that would get the most "likes" on Facebook. What they hadn't anticipated was that a writer for a Boston newspaper would suggest that people send Pitbull to the most isolated Walmart out there, the Walmart at Kodiak, Alaska and that this idea would go viral. As a result, the Walmart at Kodiak easily got the most "likes". Being a good sport, Pitbull did in fact visit it, albeit only for a few hours and without performing (source ABC).

Here is the Key of Awesome's take on how Pitbull accepted the fact that he was going to Alaska.


(there are of course no penguins in Alaska, but somehow I think that was on purpose...)

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Landing of the Curiosity Rover on Mars

After a journey of just over 8 months, NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Mission is about to reach Mars and in a few hours will attempt to land the rover Curiosity on the surface of the planet. At 900kg (the size of a small car) it is the largest Mars Rover yet. It is equipped with a plethora of scientific instruments. Its objectives are to (source Wikipedia):
  1. Determine whether Mars could ever have supported life
  2. Study the climate of Mars
  3. Study the geology of Mars
  4. Plan for a human mission to Mars
I particularly like #4.
Fingers crossed. Let's hope everything goes according to plan (see video).

A few thoughts. The cost of the Mars Science Laboratory Mission is at about US$2.5 billion.
The defence budget of the US for 2012 was US$711 billion.
For the same year NASA's budget was US$17.8 billion.

Imagine how much more amazing work could be done if just US$50 billion was cut from the defence budget and allocated to NASA.

What A Rude Elephant!

Barging in like that and drinking water from the swimming pool... while people are swimming.
Joke aside though, perhaps they should invest in a fence because lions and hyenas might not show the same indifference towards them.


Saturday, August 4, 2012

The Korbut Flip

The amazing performance by Olga Korbut in the gymnastics competition of the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich. According to the video poster, this is the first backwards release move ever attempted on the uneven bars. Her characteristic move can no longer be performed because standing on the high bar is no longer allowed.

I admit that before yesterday I had no idea of her performance or even existence.
Who knows how many videos like these are scattered around the internet waiting to be discovered.


Friday, August 3, 2012