Barcelona Opera House Reopens To Concert For 2,292 Plants
This is a video from the Liceu Opera House in Barcelona, Spain, which recently reopened and held a concert for 2,292 potted plants. That’s, uh, that’s something. I bet the plants are extra happy though because I think I read somewhere that it’s good to play music for your plants.
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Renting Sadness: A Visualization Of All US Blockbuster Locations From 1986 – 2019
This is a visualization of all Blockbuster store locations in the US from 1986 to 2019. As you could probably imagine, there were very few in the beginning, a ton in the middle (peaking in early 2005), and now there’s only one left. It’s crazy to think there used to
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Now I Want A Gyro: Ja Rule’s Ridiculous Papa Cristo’s Greek Grill Commercial
This is a commercial for Papa Cristo’s Greek Grill on West Pico in Los Angeles, starring and self-produced by Ja-Rule. Some more info while I wonder if 8:30AM is too early for a gyro and some baklava (SPOILER: it isn’t). He produced it himself for TBS’ new reality TV show,
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Guy Denied Claw Machine Win At Last Moment
This is a short video of a guy who thinks he’s winning a Pac-Man ghost plushie from a claw machine when an unfortunate bounce against the prize chute denies him his win. As a man who’s no stranger to pumping his entire allowance into these machines, this has happened to
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Rescue Bear Chasing Caretaker For Ice Cream Cone
This is a video of 1.5-year old rescue circus bear Tom playfully chasing caretaker Sergey Karsanov for his ice cream cone. In Sergey’s own words while I wish the wild bears I’ve met were so fun-loving and playful, and less mauly. This is a circus bear Tom, he is 1.5
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“Oh My God”: A Beautiful Compilation Of Random People Viewing The Moon Through A High-Powered Telescope
This is ‘A New View Of The Moon’, a worthwhile short created by filmmakers Wylie Overstreet and Alex Gorosh, who brought a high-powered telescope to the sidewalks of Los Angeles and invited strangers to take an up-close glimpse of our natural satellite. Their reactions are great, and I’d be lying
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Artist Takes Japanese Art Of Traditional Woven Straw Mats To The Next Level With Dragon Design
This is a video of fifth generation tatami (traditional Japanese woven straw mat) craftsman Kenji Yamada producing a giant dragon design for a room. How awesome is that? If you take martial arts lessons in a dojo with a floor that looks like this, there’s no way your sensei doesn’t
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Gotye’s ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ Gets The Bardcore/Medieval Song Treatment
This is Gotye’s 2012 (has it really been that long?) hit ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ as arranged and performed as a medieval/bardcore song (complete with lyrics) by Hildegard von Blingin’ and Friar Funk. I don’t know about you, but it makes me want to go to a Renaissance
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