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The Missing Links: Weird New Laws of the Land

Preparing For the Coming Cyber Wars This connected little town was developed just to be wrecked by hacker terrorists. * The Internet Pays Some M*%#&#f@*%#ing Respect Getty Images Check out these tributes to Samuel L. Jackson. * What Does An 80,000 Year Old Living Tree Look Like? Check out these shots of life forms that are tens or hundreds [...]

The Chihuahua Christmas Song

(Video Link) Admittedly, this song is full of stereotypes, but when they’re about a dog recognized worldwide as the Taco Bell mascot, it’s not really that bad -especially when he’s this cute.

Nintendo Rhapsody

(YouTube link) Yes, it’s a song about Nintendo video games set to the tune of “Bohemian Rhapsody.” It get exceedingly silly in parts. By Pat The NES Punk and Brentalfloss. -via Daily of the Day

The Story of Elvis Presley’s "Hound Dog"

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. The classic song “Hound Dog” was released in 1952 and was number one on the charts for seven weeks. Yes, that was 1952. Okay, before you jump the gun, let me tell you, this original version of “Hound [...]

That is All: John Hodgman’s Transcendent Final Audiobook of Complete World Knowledge

Today marks the beginning of the end of audiobooks. But don’t cry — there is still time to buy the last audiobook you will need before the coming global superpocalypse. You see, John Hodgman has released his final audiobook of complete world knowledge: That is All. It is full of jokes, celebrity [...]

The Late Movies: Autumn

We’ve about completed the first week of autumn, and it’s been wonderful so far. Here’s some music to celebrate the season. Autumn Vivaldi’s Autumn, from the Four Seasons, set to appropriate photographs. * Autumn By Scottish singer Paolo Nutini. * Autumn By the Edgar Winter Group. * Autumn Leaves This version is sung by Doris Day. * Forever [...]

Putty Boy Strut

(YouTube link) Mechanical bugs eat and reproduce the same way biological bugs do! The video for the song “Putty Boy Strut” by Flying Lotus was directed by Cyriak Harris (as if you couldn’t tell by looking at it). You can click and drag the little robots around in a game that accompanies the song. Link -via [...]

It’s Really Loud With the Shop Vac On

It’s Saturday. It’s hot in my workshop. Let’s enjoy an upbeat tune with a jaw-droppingly good fan video. Trust me on both counts, this will make your day: Okay, you may ask what this is. It’s kinetic typography (“moving text”) made by Jarrett Heather. The song is “Shop Vac” by Jonathan [...]

The Late Movies: Simon & Garfunkel’s Concert in the Park

31 years ago today, Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel reunited for a concert in Central Park. It was September 19, 1981, and the concert was free — the plan was to use TV and home video royalties from the performance to renovate Central Park itself, which was in bad shape at the time. [...]

The Late Movies: Songs About Spies

On this date in 1947, the National Security Council and the Central Intelligence Agency were established in the United States under the National Security Act. In honor of sneaky, stealthy, secretive men and women everywhere, here are six songs about spies. Spies Like Us Released in 1993 in conjunction with a Chevy Chase movie of the same [...]