Nobody's fault but mine, Otis Redding

"I was just a doggone fool, trying to be so doggone cool. Aint nobody's fault but mine."

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Rod Serling's closing remarks from "The Obsolete Man"

Robbo writes, "This was the closing monologue from The Twilight Zone epsiode "The Obsolete Man" - where Rod Serling sums up the realities behind and flaws within any tyranny - and, as with almost all things Serling, it remains profoundly prescient and relevant."

(Thanks, Robbo!)

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Robin Williams explains his quick-witted improv

During a 2001 appearance on Inside the Actor's Studio, Robin Williams was asked to explain how he pulls off his incredible, high-speed improvisations; by way of answer, he ad-libbed a five-minute bit that is pants-wettingly hilarious.

(via Reddit)

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An adorable husky puppy howls

I could watch this video all day. [Michael Cooperman, via d0gbl0g]

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Anti-super PAC ads from anti-super PAC super PACs

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.

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A torrent of tree swallows, captured on weather radar over New York

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.

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WATCH: two young guys lip sync conversation between two 60ish sisters

This guy and his friend act out recorded conversations between his mom and his aunt.

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WATCH: women steal new lawn

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)

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Little Honda by the Hondells

A surf rock masterpiece thrown over the top by an awesome spinning logo and monstrous center stand abuse!

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Young man with ALS does ice bucket challenge, talks about life with the disease

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

My friend and I play with octopi

Shot off of Bird Rock, Catalina Island, California on a recent trip with Bamboo Reef!

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WATCH: instructional doodling videos

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.

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WATCH: Jim Henson's colorful papercut jazz animation

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.

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WATCH: Sneaky blackbird pecks people's heads

He seems to enjoy doing it!

(Via Arbroath)

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WATCH: 1955 US Navy guide to living off the land

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.

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