The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain performs a little song composed by Michael Jaeger and Richard Keiths.
Saturday, January 23, 2021
A diver is just trying to do some work in the Gulf of Thailand, when a curious turtle with no sense of personal space tries to get his attention. The turtle will not be denied!
The diver is Darren Connearn, who wrote about the experience and about turtles at his site. (via Arbroath)
Here's the story. (via Nag on the Lake)
This bloke spent £300 on vets fees and X-rays and it turned out nothing was wrong with the dog, was just copying him out of sympathy 😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/CJ8pPqxJqH— Tom Francis (@TFrancis20) January 17, 2021
Friday, January 22, 2021
Barbara is a toy bunny who was immediately thrown out as a factory reject because of her cough. The message of this cute animation is about health, but it's also about not giving up. If you didn't catch it, here's the link they showed at the end. (via Laughing Squid)
Stubbed toes, paper cuts, and biting one's tongue. It's a wonder we survive at all. The only upside of all these dumb little injuries i that they are universal. Even the part about not knowing how to use one's life. This comic is from Nathan Pyle's Strange Planet.
Finn Deserved Better — And So Did Black Star Wars Fans.
How 19th-Century Activists Ditched Corsets for One-Piece Long Underwear. Who knew the union suit was a feminist icon?
Don't sass the cat.
We Have A Website That Lets You Add Bernie Sanders Sitting at the Inauguration to Any Location on Google Maps. Try it here.
Everything is Better with Glitter!
Darth Vader Baby Onesie Recalled as Choking Hazard. Because that's what Vader does. (via Neatorama)
The Origins of Chess. (via Damn Interesting)
A blast from the past (2010): The Scientists Behind the Movies.
Thursday, January 21, 2021
Wildlife photographer Niki Colemont gives us a minute-long tutorial on photographing squirrels. It's a bit light on actual technique and tips, but his attitude and his little friends are so heartwarming that it doesn't really matter. (via Boing Boing)
A new world record was set as Chang Yu-Te of China managed to blow 783 soap bubbles inside another soap bubble! As always, judges from Guinness World Records had to be there when it happened, but I would suppose they relied on video evidence to actually count all those bubbles. That's a job I wouldn't want to tackle. He must be using some industrial-strength soap solution! There's no mention of the previous record at the website, so this might be the first world record in this particular category. (via Nag on the Lake)