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Red Pandas merrily frolicking in the snow

These Red Pandas at the Cincinnati Zoo enjoy the snow much more than I did when I lived in that city.

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Why does February have just 28 days?

Blame the Romans. (It's Okay To Be Smart)

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Huge trove of surveillance leaks coming

Al Jazeera and The Guardian are set to publish "the Spy Cables," a massive trove of South African intelligence cables detailing the over-classification of information and the corruption of post-Apartheid South Africa by US political interference.

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Russian baby laughs oddly

Little guy sounds like a tiny troll.

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Children perform Zeppelin!

The Louisville Leopard Percussionists, featuring children from 7-12, perform Led Zeppelin's Kashmir, The Ocean, and Immigrant Song, on marimbas, xylophone, vibraphone, drum set, timbales, congas, bongos and piano. (via Making Light)

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Bread Cat Missile

This instant cinematic classic offers the existential tension of Godard's early work with all the lighthearted whimsy of Fellini, plus fur. More

The Katering Show is a seriously funny food web series

“The adventures of a food intolerant and an intolerant foodie.”

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Sesame Street's House of Cards parody is pretty great

A sendup of the popular Netflix dramatic series by the silly people and puppets at Sesame Street.

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Watch: Slow moving sea creatures time-lapse is a trip to another planet

Sandro Bocci's video of sea creatures, magnified and time-lapsed, is like encountering alien life forms.

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Chubby bunny and cat are friends, like to go on walks together

This 3-year-old male rabbit is buddies with an 8-year-old female cat in a farming community in Japan. They like to take walks together.

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Blind daters wear eyeglass videocams on new Guardian series

What could be more awkward than meeting a blind date? How about having to wear a video camera on your face (and your date doing the same) so everyone can see how awkward you are feeling meeting your blind date?

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Water transfer painting is mesmerizing

It would be fun to have a small one of these water painting machine for Easter eggs. (Thanks, Matt!)

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Robotic sculpture plays the violin

RO-BOW is Seth Goldstein's exquisitely-engineered kinetic sculpture that plays the violin.

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Music: "Dance Across the Floor," Jimmy Bo Horne (1978)

Evidently KC and the Sunshine Band with Jimmy Bo Horne. (Thanks, Electric Disk!)

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Taylor Swift karaoke album pairs well with parody lyrics

I still, secretly, have my daughter’s long-neglected Taylor Swift records on my phone. What’s better than singing those keening harmonies? Singing them wrong, on purpose.

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Young heavy metal shredder is also a screaming-fast texter

Her gates-of-hell texting is a marvel to behold. More

Enjoy this video of the fabulously weird snake-necked turtle

Shot at a zoo in Costa Rica, this footage gives a little glimpse into the hypnotic spectator sport that watching these little guys could be.

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One Take, All Bowie

Should we ever need to explain David Bowie to aliens, and have less than a minute to do it, we are covered. Watch Bowie's entire career unfold in one, ingenious take.

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Citizenfour takes Oscar for Best Documentary

Citizenfour, Laura Poitras's brilliant documentary about Edward Snowden, won the Best Documentary Academy Award last night!

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Mr. Spock: Ladies man?

Nope.

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Music: "Draggin' The Line," Tommy James and the Shondells

Song almost saw me name my dog Nemo, Sam.

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Music: "Polarized," The Ernies (1999)

"Just a swirling mass in charged dance..."

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Mobarazzi: Transforming New Yorkers into instant Oscar-nom celebs with red carpet, adoring fans

“What about your Twitter feud with Ke$ha?” Mike Kelton is one of the funniest guys on the planet. More

How to cut a carrot

Did you just spend three minutes watching someone cut a carrot?

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WATCH: Magnetic silly putty eats a magnet

I missed this video when Scott Lawson released it in 2013. It's a 50 second timelapse taken over 1.5 hour period, showing some magnetic silly putty surrounding itself around a neodymium magnet.

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100 years of Iranian women's fashion in one minute

Here's the third episode in the 100 Years of Beauty videos.

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CRUMBS, a surreal post-apocalyptic film from Ethiopia

Check out this surprisingly twisted and odd trailer for CRUMBS, a feature length science fiction film from Ethiopia.

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3D printing tactile versions of Goodnight Moon for blind children

Reading picture books like Goodnight Moon remains a fond childhood memory for many, but it's an experience that many visually-impaired kids don't get to have.

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Music: "Stomp," The Brothers Johnson (1980)

"The heat is on and the funk just won't leave us alone!"

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The Jesus and Mary Chain: "Psychocandy" now on tour

As promised, noise pop pioneers The Jesus and Mary Chain are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their seminal album Psychocandy by playing it start to finish on tour.

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