The United States: corn Photographer Henry Hargreaves and food stylist Caitlin Levin have collaborated on a series of maps that are made out of the foods from the places the maps depict. For example, India is made up of colorful spices and South America is represented by sliced citrus. Hargreaves and Levin created this video [...]
Over the years I've posted 69 linkdumps, and have always struggled to come up with appropriate titles for them. This time I've used the last lines of two different famous novels. I won't identify them; English majors can gloat smugly.The...Show More Summary
It's the fortieth anniversary of the release of Free to Be...You and Me, the groundbreaking movie/record/book that encouraged kids and their grownups to break out of gender stereotypes and shame and be whomever they were.
Barney Miller is an Australian surfer who lost the use of his legs and has limited use of his arms due to a spinal cord injury. Despite all that, he surfs masterfully. Barney Miller, gives an inside look into what his daily life is like living with a spinal cord injury. Filmed in Australia, this [...]
Pretty cool, pretty cool, pretty cool. Despite what television sitcoms would have us believe, it's actually pretty rare to find a person who actually has an honest-to-goodness catch phrase. Even among well-respected actors, it's a rarity. Show More Summary
A new parody video exposes the bleak undertones of the cruise ship ads.
And other good, clean fun (yes, that means anal douches.)
(Video Link) It’s hard to believe by looking at him, but Kevin Bacon has been acting in Hollywood since 1978, so if he can’t explain the importance of 80s Awareness to Millennials then nobody can. Let two time Saturn award nominee Kevin...Show More Summary
New York City video editor LJ Frezza has created “Nothing,” a six-minute supercut video of empty scenes from Seinfeld where nothing is happening. Jerry Seinfeld often described the popular long-running sitcom as being “a show about nothing.”...Show More Summary
Three years ago, we looked at trivia about the famous action television show Xena: Warrior Princess. That show was a spin-off of Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. It aired from 1995 to 1999. Here are some facts that you might not know about it. Show More Summary
(Photo: Laurent Laveder--Photographer's Gallery) If you're in the United States, you may have seen snow this deep in recent weeks. But this photo is from Saint-Guénolé, France. On March 3, a terrible storm blew in from the Atlantic and swamped the town with bubbly seawater. You can see another photo here. (Video Link)
"Cher's main thrill in life is Photoshop. It gives her a sense of control in a world full of chaos."
(Image: AccuWeather) It is spring yet? No. It's not even close--at least in the American northeast and Great Lakes region. That area is under the death grip of a brutal winter storm that the Weather Channel has dubbed Vulcan. Lakes Erie, Michigan, Huron and Superior are almost completely iced over. Show More Summary
The documentary Teenage, about the history of the concept of teenagers, will open in theaters on March 14th, 2014. Above, an exclusive clip from the movie about Frank Sinatra bobby soxers.
I feel like I’m preaching to the choir here, I know you all feel the same way, and I’m usually hard pressed to find a white person who doesn’t think Wes Andersen is a genius.
“Metropolis II” towers over patrons of the LACMA as soon as they step into the room. The massive structure is modern sculpture at its finest, featuring scale model buildings surrounded by multiple lane highways and the zipping noise of 1100 toy cars. Show More Summary
If driving really fast through the snow at night with your headlights on just doesn't do it for you anymore (or has resulted in too many accidents), here's a video of what it would look like if you could fly through the universe at warp speed. As an added bonus, the galaxies are enlarged so you can pretend you're a giant space monster.
In his street art project “Painting with Lights,” French artist Philippe Echaroux uses a digital projector to project images on buildings, trees, and other outdoor surfaces. Echaroux primarily projects portraits of faces (he is a commercial photographer) as well as graffiti-like illustrations. This French-language video gives a behind the scenes look at the project. photos [...]
The animated music video for the electronic and instrumental “Revenge of The Lol Cat” by Garnier was directed by Émile Sacré and created by design group Bakélite. The official video features a series of famous Internet cats and other images mixed with some surreal special effects. “Revenge of the Lol Cat” is part of Garnier’s [...]
It's more empowering and healthy to teach people how to say, and sincerely embrace, "fuck the haters" than to run around, ad nauseum, trying to silence or dissuade every hater for the rest of your life.