Both Mayday and Counterpac -- who are raising super PAC money to elect politicians who'll vote against taking money from super PACs -- have released new campaign videos that beautifully lampoon the kind of political discourse we get from dark-money elections.
From The NYC forecast office of the National Weather Service: this radar loop from dawn, Aug. 22, 2014, which shows a vast gathering of tree swallows taking off from the Connecticut River. More
This guy and his friend act out recorded conversations between his mom and his aunt.
Lancashire Police who viewed the video say: "Police have investigated this incident. We're at the stage that there are no further lines of inquiry but would appeal to anyone with information to come forward."
(Via Arbroath) More
A surf rock masterpiece thrown over the top by an awesome spinning logo and monstrous center stand abuse!
This Ice Bucket Challenge video is a reminder of what the viral campaign is all about. A slow killer for which there is no treatment. More
Shot off of Bird Rock, Catalina Island, California on a recent trip with Bamboo Reef!
Do you really need instructions on how to doodle? Sure! Shoobeedoodling's YouTube videos are inspiring and fun to watch. He has a soothing voice and excellent technique. I wish he'd post more frequently. More
Before he achieved fame with the Muppets, Jim Henson, a skilled animator as well as a puppeteer, was making all sorts of innovative work out of his home studio, in Bethesda, Md. More
This video like a condensed version of a book I loved as a kid: The Survival Book, by Paul H. Nesbitt, Alonzo W. Pond and William H. Allen.
In a beautiful essay on The Toast, Mallory Ortberg argues that while Bart, Lisa and Millhouse are kids
, Ralph Wiggum is the only child
on the Simpsons, full of childishness that's endearing and true.
DJ Kool with Doug E. Fresh and Biz Markie have nothing but fun. This live version is great too. More