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Brand New Ancients On Film

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 More about Kate Tempest

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The REAL Harlem Shake Compilation

A compilation of people doing the original (real) Harlem Shake video. And an article on The Atlantic about how the meme of the “Harlem Shake” went viral – not through word of mouth, but through a company promoting a song

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Warehouse 13: Endless Wonder

Nice video recap of the first 4 seasons of Warehouse 13 to promote the show’s 5th season starting April 29th. “Single brunette female seeks same for hologram play and rope tricks” – glad they kept H.G. Wells in the mix.

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Batgirl’s Equal Pay Public Service Announcement

How cool is this that the actors from the Batman TV show starred in a political public ad in the early 1960’s? You’d never see this today. In case you were wondering after watching the below video, the Equal Pay

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For Good – Kristen Chenoweth and Anna Kendrick

Posting in case Stephanie hasn’t seen this awesomesauce yet… Kristen Chenoweth and Anna Kendrick singing “for Good” at the Trevor Projects‘ Trevor Live benefit. Not only is the song really good, the reactions of the women filming the song are

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Parody of “Birthday Cake” by Rihanna ft. Chris Brown

Parody of “Birthday Cake” by Rihanna ft. Chris Brown. Lyrics quoted directly from Rihanna’s police report.

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Spike Jonze: Mourir Auprès de Toi

A beautiful (and a bit dirty) film by Spike Jonze based on Designer Olympia Le-Tan’s embroidered clutch-bags. Spike Jonze: Mourir Auprès de Toi on Nowness.com.

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links for 2011-08-21

Refraction – The Alphabet on Vimeo Beautiful photography of the alphabet refracted through bubbles, set to Richard Pryor saying the alphabet on Sesame Street.  (tags: photography typography video) Indianapolis Recycle and Reuse Guide | Indy Recycling | KIBI Wow –

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Are We Equals?

are women and men equals?

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Cooler than Dick Tracy

When I was a kid I thought it was the coolest thing that Dick Tracy could call people on his watch and see them on the tiny TV screen, and I thought it would be awesome if, some day far

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John Cleese on creativity

John Cleese discussing writing, creativity, and getting in the zone for creative work. One of his main points is the importance of not being interrupted while writing – once you are distracted from your task, it’s very difficult to get

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links for 2010-04-17

The Rachel Maddow Show – What's the matter with everybody? Tea baggers want smaller government – except when challenged on the entitlements THEY receive. Then they change their minds – they only want government to help them – but they

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Tea Bag Desperation

Video from two opposing health care rallies in Columbus, Ohio. Here tea baggers mock a Parkinson’s victim.

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Snow does not disprove climate change

And Bill Nye calls guys from Fox News unpatriotic for claiming that there’s not climate change because of snowstorms. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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Very powerful Public Service Ad

Nicely done. Find more videos like this on AdGabber

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Maddow on Obama Spending Freeze: Completely Insane

I gotta say, I agree with her. It’s crazy and it’s not gonna work. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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Power of the Pentatonic Scale

World Science Festival 2009: Bobby McFerrin Demonstrates the Power of the Pentatonic Scale

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Maddow skewers Obama on backing off the Public Option

Rachel shows that the Health Care industry, the folks making a fortune of you getting sick, is jubilant that Obama is considering getting rid of the “public option” in health care reform. The “public option” would allow you to get

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The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Jim Cramer Unedited Interview

Jon Stewart takes Jim Cramer to task for CNBC’s failure to cover the illegal and unethical behavior of banks and financial companies that created our current economic crisis. Part 1: Part 2: Part 3:

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How the world almost came to an end on Sept. 18th

How a run on Money Market accounts on September 18th almost collapsed the global economy – terrifying stuff that is just coming out now about what the Treasury and Congress were doing behind the scenes. Quoting from Zero Hedge: LiveLeak

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Wingsuit Base Jumping

This is crazy and amazing. And to answer the question I was asking throughout – they’re using parachutes at the very end of their jump to stop.

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Yes we can

Yes We Can from Paul Lloyd on Vimeo.

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Ron Howard, Andy Griffith & Henry Winkler for Obama

See more Ron Howard videos at Funny or Die

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Chris Matthews skewers Palin

This is just too fun not to post.

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Star Spangled

A low-key version of the Star-Spangled Banner on guitar.

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