Monday, October 31, 2011

This is Halloween

Tonight's musical interlude - This is Halloween, from The Night Before Christmas:

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Musical interlude

Tonight's musical interlude - Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven, harp duet version:

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Not as tall as you think

Tonight's circumferential measure video:

Friday, October 28, 2011

You call those lyrics?

Tonight's musical history - 26 songs, 47 years, no actual words:

Thursday, October 27, 2011

The making of grit

Tonight's time lapse, done for a photo in the article "What if the Secret to Success is Failure?" in the New York Times Magazine:

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

The gag from outer space

Tonight's space gag:

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

We few, we happy few

Tonight's Shakespeare speech, from Henry V, on this anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt, fought this day in A.D. 1415. King Henry played by Kenneth Branagh in this version:

Monday, October 24, 2011

Car or motorbike?

Tonight's hybrid vehicle:

Sunday, October 23, 2011

You just don't get it, do you?

Tonight's movie montage [language warning - NSFW]:

Saturday, October 22, 2011


Tonight's intellectual property video:

Friday, October 21, 2011

How many continents are there?

Tonight's useless question video:

Thursday, October 20, 2011

A photo a day

Tonight's video collage - four and a half years of photos in 40 seconds:

Wednesday, October 19, 2011


Tonight's time lapse nature video - scenes from Arizona and Utah, taken with Canon 5D Mark II DSLR:

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Imperial March, floppy disk drive edition

Tonight's Star Wars theme, played on floppy drives:

Monday, October 17, 2011

Diaper science

Tonight's fun with polymers:

Sunday, October 16, 2011


Tonight's blooper reel, from season 7 of The Office:

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Pretty extreme

Tonight's sports compilation:

Friday, October 14, 2011

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Boat balls

Tonight's dangly appendage video - boat balls:

From the video's description:
How to get an 80' rig through the 65' bridges of the Intracoastal Waterway using two tons of water. The balls get swung out with an initial turn to port or stbd. The tendency then is for the roll to continue by itself, but is controlled by letting the bags out slowly with a line made off to each bag and running through necessary tackle to a cockpit winch.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Planet Earth overflight

Tonight's International Space Station video - a timelapse of Earth from orbit [try watching full screen]:

From the video's description:
A time-lapse taken from the front of the International Space Station as it orbits our planet at night. This movie begins over the Pacific Ocean and continues over North and South America before entering daylight near Antarctica. Visible cities, countries and landmarks include (in order) Vancouver Island, Victoria, Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles. Phoenix. Multiple cities in Texas, New Mexico and Mexico. Mexico City, the Gulf of Mexico, the Yucatan Peninsula, El Salvador, Lightning in the Pacific Ocean, Guatemala, Panama, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Lake Titicaca, and the Amazon. Also visible is the earths ionosphere (thin yellow line), a satellite (55sec) and the stars of our galaxy.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Fixing Social Security

Tonight's satire, from The Onion [language warning - NSFW]:

Monday, October 10, 2011

Blind man vs. ATM

Tonight's cash-withdrawal video:

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Driver PSA

Tonight's public service announcement ... sort of:

Saturday, October 8, 2011

A change of fortune

Tonight's restaurant diner video, Table 7 - A couple has an intimate conversation in a restaurant, unaware that their every word is being closely monitored. However, not all is as it seems:

Friday, October 7, 2011

Water balloon fight

Tonight's water balloon fight - 175,141 Water Balloons, 8,957 People, 1 World Record. August 26th, 2011. Johnson Center Field, University of Kentucky:

Thursday, October 6, 2011


Tonight's optical illusion:

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Inflationary language

Tonight's linguistic inflation video, with Victor Borge:

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Not so safe safe

Tonight's hotel safe video:

Monday, October 3, 2011

All backwards

Tonight's interesting piano playing position:

Sunday, October 2, 2011


Tonight's not-satisfied-with-planking silly craze - batmanning:

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Battle at F-Stop Ridge

Tonight's battle of the photographers video: