The good, bad and weird things we're enjoying

By: Connor Threlkeld on July 17, 2013 - 7:07pm - Add new comment

While I've been away, it seems Sharknado, the SyFy Channel movie, has become a bit of a sensation. 

 

Not sure what it's about? Think Sharks. Think Tornados. Then put them together and let your imagination run wild. Really wild. 

 

If you've been as out of the loop as I have been, please enjoy the trailer. But not if you're a child. There are a couple of graphic scenes. Like a man cutting a flying shark in half with a chainsaw. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on June 20, 2013 - 1:58am - Add new comment

If you're not hitting your tee shot off a mountain, you can't call it extreme golf. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on June 14, 2013 - 1:30am - Add new comment

For those following the action in the reveals of the newest editions of the Xbox and PlayStation, Playstation has fired the first shot in the battle for console supremacy. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on June 10, 2013 - 1:29am - Add new comment

Watch as two men take picture of patrons at a bus stop, and Photoshop them into scenes as they watch. The reactions are great. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on June 4, 2013 - 1:08am - Add new comment

A daughter's care for her father's heart in a recent Cheerios ad has gone viral, approaching 2 million views in less than a week.

By: Connor Threlkeld on May 30, 2013 - 1:50am - Add new comment

This video blog thing is tough.

 

Ever since everyone started listening to music on YouTube instead of actually buying it, most of the most popular videos are music videos.

 

So digging up something that's actually viral becomes tougher. 

 

Please accept my apologies, especially if I ever sink to the level of featuring a DudePerfect video. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on May 24, 2013 - 1:14am - Add new comment

You don’t have to find out you’re dying to start living.

 

Powerful perspective from Zach Sobiech, a 17 year old diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. With only months to live, Zach turned to music to say goodbye, and attracted a worldwide following thanks to a video project by SoulPancake.

Zach passed away on May 20, 2013, having impacted the lives of millions with his courageous spirit. Watch and learn. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on May 19, 2013 - 1:33am - Add new comment

It's been online for about 10 days, but it's still quite entertaining. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno presents Pumpcast News. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on May 15, 2013 - 6:29pm - Add new comment

Commander Chris Hadfield went to space on a mission. A mission to sing his way into music history. And do science and stuff. Yeah. Science. 

 

When they're not busy with unplanned spacewalks to repair ammonia leaks affecting the International Space Station's solar arrays, astronauts like to spend a little downtime on entertainment. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on May 9, 2013 - 9:29pm - Add new comment

Russia doesn't always get the best press (see the recent political decision to ban adoptions by U.S. parents) but this compliation of dash cam video presents a different angle of a country with a difficult past, showing people with heart helping their fellow man.

 

Shots include men helping the elderly and injured cross the road, helping people with car trouble, picking up a child wandering in the street and taking him to safety. 

 


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