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Inspirational: Carl Sagan and the Egyptian and Tunisian Revolutions

Okay, internet. We get it: every time Carl Sagan says “terraqueous globe,” nerds like me shed a tear. In this new beautiful Sagan “Pale Blue Dot” remix, Torrey Meeks combines footage of the Egyptian and Tunisian revolutions, time-lapse footage (reminiscent of Koyaanisqatsi), and Sagan’s increasingly famous “Pale Blue Dot” intro narration. Beautiful, touching, and well-made. [...]

How to Rock Out, Even if You Don’t Play an Instrument

“All the sounds are the actual audio from the original video tape. No alterations has [sic] been made other than basic timeline editing. I can neither play drums nor the piano.” So ends Lasse Gjertsen’s YouTube masterpiece “Amateur,” a music video in which he creates a genuinely good song out of individual drum beats, cymbal [...]