The T206 “Gretzky” Honus Wagner is the most famous baseball card in the world. And, as the art world readily illustrates, it may be that no matter what was done or not done to “The Card,” its value really does lie in the eye of the beholder. Great 15 minute documentary from ESPN’s “30 for 30″ series.
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The Nicholas Brothers, Fayard and Harold Nicholas performing to Cab Calloway’s “Stormy Weathers.”
Fred Astaire once called this performance “the greatest dance number ever filmed.” Mikhail Baryshnikov said, “Those guys are perfect examples of pure genius.”
Here it is with an extended intro:
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Speaking out against the single biggest problem on YouTube.
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This clip from Charlie Brooker’s “Newswipe” breaks down the absurd sensationalism of news coverage in the wake of mass tragedies like Columbine, Aurora, and Newtown. A forensic psychiatrist lays out some rules for the media to follow when reporting on such incidences … and the media proceeds to break pretty much all of them.
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2012: a year to remember.
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Thank you Kyle.
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There is a new book called 10 PRINT CHR$(205.5+RND(1)); : GOTO 10 about a famous line of code used during the Commodore 64 era to generate labyrthinthes and mazes for early games. As the webmaster of Pete’s QBasic Site (which I started in 1998), this is pretty cool!
That one line, a seemingly clumsy scrap of BASIC, generates a fascinatingly complicated maze on a Commodore 64. Run the little program on an emulator—or on an actual Commodore 64, if you happen to have one collecting dust in your basement—and a work of art unfolds before your very eyes, as the screen slowly fills up in a mesmerizing fashion.
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This video of beautiful planet Earth moments will give you goosebumps. And not the R.L. Stine kind.
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Huell Howser, the beloved and amaaaaaaazing host of our favorite public access show “California’s Gold” is hanging up his microphone after 19 years of production. Read the LA Times Article here. We’re sure gonna miss Huell. He found the most Here are a few of our favorite Huell Howser moments from YouTube, but there are so many more that are only available on local access TV.
Avocado Eating Dog
Huell Howser: Lord of the Flies
Upside Down House
Huell Howser at the Mexican border…distracts the border guard so that a guy sneaks across!
Trailer for an entire episode about a flagpole
Huell gets shot in the head
Trailer for the greatest episode ever… The Bunny Museum!
Huell Sings “California, Here I Come” (MUST WATCH)
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Brazilian variety show Programa Silvio Santos’ latest prank “Ghost in the Elevator” is just about the scariest damn prank I have ever seen.
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Africans unite to save Norwegians from dying of frostbite. You too can donate your radiator and spread some warmth! Visit the official website here: http://www.africafornorway.no/
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“I learned a lot about old time music while taking my grandfather, Gerry, to the drugstore.”
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If your friends acted like your pets, you might not keep them around.
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Because if was 39 seconds, you’d shoot yourself.
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Funny, I feel like my Thanksgivings in Upstate NY go almost the same way!
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