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This Little Piggy Has Met His Match

(Video Link) What happens when Hamlet the pig meets his Christmas light-up match? Adorable holiday frivolity, of course!

“Moonlight Sonata” in a Bus Station

Can you play Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata” on piano? If you’re a random bus commuter in Newcastle, UK, the answer apparently is “yes” — with a little help from your friends. In this video, Andy Jackson of the Cobweb Orchestra plays the majority of the piece, leaving the high melodic lines for passersby. He coaches [...]

The Story Behind the Baby Gorilla and the Cold Stethoscope

Photo: David Caird Brrr, that is cold! Recently, the viral photo of a newborn baby gorilla reacting to the coldness of the stethoscope went viral after it was posted to Twitter by @christianmunthe. [...]

Richard Feynman on His Father

In this five-minute clip from The BBC’s The Pleasure Of Finding Things Out, physicist Richard Feynman talks about his father, and how Feynman was taught by his father, the Encyclopedia Britannica, and good old-fashioned experimentation. It’s a nice look into the origins of Feynman’s thought processes, and how he attempted to pass them on [...]

Baby Elephant Frolicking on the Beach

(Video Link) Adorable baby elephant is adorable. This scene was shot in Phuket, Thailand. via Geekosystem | Previously: A Celebration of Elephants