Four days ago, Oakland-based toy company Goldiblox released this video via Youtube and it spread like wildfire. Over four days, it has been featured by the LA times (1, 2, 3 times), The New York Times, The Huffington Post and countless other media outlets. When you Google “Goldiblox” 10,400 … Continue reading
Science is starting to explore the dark territory that links our bodies and mind. From distance healing to the placebo affect, our thoughts and perceptions have been proven again and again to affect our health and circumstances. Why is it that … Continue reading
It’s official: the genre of airline safety announcements is changing. After the classic period of stern-looking flight personnel performing ritualized routines and the modern era of soothing but bland safety videos, we are now in the age of “safetytainment”. At … Continue reading
Here’s a video specifically for your post-Halloween hangover, in which a 7-foot-tall sad clown gives a lounge-singer take on Lorde’s hit “Royals.” The performance accentuates the melancholy aspects of the super-catchy song and where the original plays with the tension … Continue reading
It doesn’t happen very often. On very rare occasions, though, someone posts a video that is not only topical and supremely entertaining but also beautifully crafted. So on this day of protest against the driving ban in Saudi Arabia, we’re … Continue reading
Marina Shifrin went to work in Taiwan for an animation company hopeful she could combine two loves: comedy and journalism. But the realities of the job turned out to be a little different, as she details in a blog post: I … Continue reading
Armed with a Vine equipt smartphone and a batman mask, Blake Wilson messes with his wife & teaches his kids lessons about potty training, saying please & chewing with their mouths closed. This guy is definitely doing it right.
Chipotle’s companion film, “The Scarecrow,” for their new free app by the same name, available through iTunes, took off this week with over a million and a half views in three days. Fiona Apple’s poignant cover of “Pure Imagination” from Willy Wonka … Continue reading