A few YouTube videos found over the last couple of weeks.
First a song that is pretty much on repeat at the moment: The Underachiver’s Herb Shuttles:
Next up, Vanilla Ice is known for Ice, Ice Baby and little else…apart from being really annoying. This video is a smart cutup of various movies, which, when stitched together, make a…
How nice for you…I, on the other hand….no, let this video explain it:
Photo from Pixieland :-)
Photo by: David Goehring
If you were in doubt, the year was 2001. The year before, ‘Nimrod Weiselfish’ won, and in 2005 ‘Tanqueray Beavers’ completed the animal theme hat-trick.
These, and many, many more great names, can be found on the aptly named ‘Name of the Year’ blog.
Another couple of past winners and personal favourites:
2011: Taco B.M. Monster
2008: Destiny Frankenstein
A few pictures from a recent visit to Great Mis Tor between Tavistock and Princetown, including a couple of what seemed to be wasps copulating.
The Italian designer Ferruccio Laviani has just become one of my favourites. There is one simple reason. The cabinet below, which is not a manipulated photo, but an actual cabinet.
Now living with the thing would most likely give you a headache, but how cool is it to make something that looks like a blurred image of the cabinet, as it was speeding past the camera at 100 mph?
Below are a few…
A little happy bit for a Sunday. I was recently talking with a student and found out that she made cakes.
‘Well, you know that that means, don’t you? You have to bring a cake next time,” I said, jokingly.
For the next class, she turned up with this:
Which left me feeling this happy:
It turned out that one of the other students (from Portugal) had brought some fish cakes, and quicker than you…
Cute, isn’t she? And a true, wild Dartmoor Pony foal at that. How better to pick up after a blogging vacation than with an image of a cute animal….a cute animal who two seconds after this picture was taken decided to see what I tasted like.
Larry White, in his 70’s, has spent 32 years of his life behind bars. He discusses how difficult it was for him to transition back into society after being in prison for so long. While he was incarcerated, he had organized a small social network within prison to advocate for better treatment of inmates. Once released, he decided to continue his advocacy, especially for older inmates living behind bars: “My whole life now is geared to go back in and help those I left behind.”
I had an interesting experience on OkCupid. I know, as a guy, there’s not much posted about women (since theres a ton of male sleeze balls). Anyway, there was a young lady that I spoke to exchanging the usual hello, what kinds of things are you into, and an interesting conversation about views. I…