The good, bad and weird things we're enjoying

By: Connor Threlkeld on November 13, 2014 - 9:07pm - Add new comment

I'm not generally a fan of all the early Christmas hoopla, but one British supermarket chain seems to have the right idea in a recent ad promoting the idea that 'Christmas Is For Sharing.' 

The British supermarket chain Sainsbury's is drawing praise for a nearly four-minute advertisement depicting one of the famed Christmas truces that took place one hundred years ago during World War I. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on November 7, 2014 - 2:37am - Add new comment

Remember the time you were performing for more than 21,000 people and your snare drum fell? 

At the 2014 Drum Corps International World Finals in Indianapolis, the Super Bowl for elite drum corps, Fort Mill-based Carolina Crown snare drummer Ryan Hall was performing in the final show of his drum corps career when his snare drum fell off. 


By: Connor Threlkeld on November 1, 2014 - 6:36pm - Add new comment

When the people at NASA get together to carve pumpkins, you know it's going to be interesting. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on October 23, 2014 - 1:49am - Add new comment

Ever wonder how they get the ships the build on land into the water? Here's one way: the side launch. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on October 16, 2014 - 1:09am - Add new comment

Check out this video of the III Marine Expeditionary Force Band facing off with the Republic of Korea (ROK) Army Band in a drum battle. 

In the spirit of cooperation it was declared a tie. But I think we know who won. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on October 10, 2014 - 9:14pm - Add new comment

Have you ever seen a hawk knock a quadcopter out of the sky. Prepare to be amazed as one man's GoPro-equipped quadcopter captures the whole thing on video.

By: Kim Luciani on October 8, 2014 - 9:27am - Add new comment

29-year old Brittany Maynard has terminal brain cancer. Maynard has chosen Nov. 1 - two days after her husband's birthday - as the day she will die.

By: Connor Threlkeld on October 5, 2014 - 1:35am - Add new comment

If you're not one to watch video of a guy taking on a mountain while riding a mountain bike, you might be one to enjoy video of the beautiful scenery Danny Macaskill is riding through. It's fantastic. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on September 28, 2014 - 7:37pm - Add new comment

It doesn't get much awesomer than watching more than 3,000 people spend hours in total beast mode. It happened in Augusta on Sunday.

Check out interviews with the champions, highlights from the race, and preview interviews with the competitors. 

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