A father and son rock out with a trombone and an oven door to cover the song “Freaks” by Timmy Trumpet and Savage in the YouTube video “When Mama Isn’t Home.” For comparison, here is the original song. via reddit
In a recent episode of AsapSCIENCE (previously), Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown explore whether science can be used to erase bad memories. They get into the neuroscience of how memories work and explain some past experiments in how memories could be altered.
To illustrate the distance between the Earth and the Moon, reddit user PerplexingPotato posted an image that placed the other seven planets in our solar system between them. According to NASA’s Solar System Fact Sheets the average distance between the Earth and the Moon is 238,855 miles, and the sum diameters of Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and…
A recent TED-Ed lesson (previously) by John Varney proposes a different way to visualize rhythm using what he calls the “wheel method.” The animated video demonstrates the method and how it can be used to visualize different styles of music from around the world. In standard notation, rhythm is indicated on a musical bar line….
During the recent Extra Life charity telethon held by Rooster Teeth, Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton read the popular children’s book Go the Fuck to Sleep (previously) by Adam Mansbach to an appreciative studio audience. The Extra Life charity and telethon raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. via NPR, Kotaku
Jim Carrey perfectly impersonated Matthew McConaughey during a recent appearance hosting Saturday Night Live in a parody of the series of commercials McConaughey recently filmed for the Lincoln Motor Company. For comparison, here are the original ads:
“Furry Potter and the Goblet of Cookies” is a Sesame Street parody of the Harry Potter (previously) series. The video stars Cookie Monster as “Furry Potter,” who must learn to listen to directions from Professor Crumblemore in order to reach (and eat) the Goblet of Cookies. “Furry Potter and the Goblet of Cookies” is the latest in the…
The band OK Go (previously) has released a new video for their song “I Won’t Let You Down” off the album Hungry Ghosts. In the video the band and a large team of dancers ride Honda UNI-CUB personal mobility devices and use umbrellas to create patterns and eventually a type of screen displaying scrolling text.