Bennett Feely created YouTube Decade, a website that shows the top videos at YouTube from exactly 10 years ago.
I was expecting it to be a bunch of happy-go-lucky kitteh videos and blithely optimistic first-gen YouTubers, but as it happens the top videos 10 years ago were a parody of Baz Luhrmann's Sunscreen Song, part 10 of 13 of Cecil B. De Mille's 1949 production of Samson and Delilah, a Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica promo spot, the Top 50 industrial accidents, and a small dog humping a large cat.
If you'd hit it yesterday, you'd have gotten one of the first 10 million-view conspiracy theorist rants about Barack Obama. So you can embark upon your week safe in the knowledge that everything has always been completely horrible!
The YouTubers at Squirrel Monkey make videos that imagine what modern tech would look like in the past.
Geoff Edgers has written a wonderful little op-ed for the Washington Post about using his quarantine time to re-discover the 12-for-a-penny tapes he got through the Columbia Record & Tape Club in the 80s: As my world has shrunk and my social interactions have lately become defined by social distancing protocol, I’ve been employing my […]
Samara Ginsberg (previously at BB) performs Stu Philips’ Knight Rider theme tune on eight cellos. PREVIOUSLY: Alternate version of the Knight Rider theme tune BONUS: Australian beer ad ☟
If you’re out of work…well, first, you have our sympathies. Right now, about 31 million Americans are drawing some form of unemployment benefits, which makes competition for virtually any job savagely fierce. But since nobody wants to wallow in the miseries of unemployment, the only legitimate course left open is to scrap like crazy to […]
If you want swole arms cut like tree trunks, you start savaging the curl bars. If you want to sculpt a tight, firm core, you have lots of planking and bridges in your future. So what do you do if you want to knock out that double chin? Or put a little added definition into […]
Considering the state of our world, it probably shouldn’t come as a surprise to find lots and lots of people pushed to their breaking point. Anxiety and stress are often constant companions during the best of times. But now, with fear and frustration running rampant, it’s easy to be subsumed by all the distractions and […]