Guy Plays A-ha’s ‘Take On Me’ In Microsoft Excel
This is a video of musician Dylan Tallchief performing A-ha’s classic ‘Take On Me’ with the digital audio workstation he built inside Microsoft Excel. After the song plays he then discusses how the audio workstation works and how he makes songs with it. Honestly, like the ‘You Must Be This
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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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