Archive for March, 2010

Copy & Paste Disney

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

This nicely-edited clip shows just how frequently Disney filmmakers reused certain sequences from film to film. Found at YouTube from dabedoo via Twenty Sided.

Ronald Reagan Assassination Attempt

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

The Reagan assassination attempt occurred on March 30, 1981, just 69 days into the presidency of Ronald Reagan. While leaving a speaking engagement at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., President Reagan and three others were shot and wounded by John Hinckley. Found at YouTube from WorldsAssassinations.

Afghan Star Trailer

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Watched this last night. It was very good. After 30 years of war and Taliban rule, Afghan pop Idol is taking the nation by storm… but this is more than just a TV show. In Afghanistan you risk your life to sing. Found at YouTube from dorsethm.

How To Polish Shoes

Monday, March 29th, 2010

The International Institute of Modern Butlers brings shoe cleaning & polishing techniques and standards butlers have used for centuries to you in a five-minute clip. Many professionals use instant, synthetic, liquid and cream waxes that provide an inferior polish, leave a sheen, and deteriorate the leather. Found at YouTube from ModernButlers.

Figure Skating Chimps

Monday, March 29th, 2010

It is…what it is. Found at YouTube from derailer1973.

Visualization: Greenland Ice Melt Spreads

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

This video illustrates the spread of ice loss into northwest Greenland from 2003-2009. Found at Futurity via Holy Kaw!