Archive for November, 2012

Time Lapse: Macy’s Parade Balloons Inflating [VIDEO]

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Onlookers watch volunteers of the 2012 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade inflate some of the most popular balloons in the parade. Found at YouTube from WSJDigitalNetwork.

Adorably Gruesome Ways To Die [VIDEO]

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

This PSA campaign was produced by Melbourne, Australia’s Metro Trains in order to impress upon teens the importance of being careful around trains. Found at YouTube from DumbWays2Die via B.L. Ochman.

The Most Poorly-Acted TV Commercial In The History Of The Universe [VIDEO]

Monday, November 19th, 2012

Each. And. Every. “Actor.” In these commercials sounds like they are reading directly from the script. Found at YouTube from BillR2009.

Classic Twinkies Television Commercial [VIDEO]

Sunday, November 18th, 2012

With news that Hostess is going under and perhaps with it, Twinkies, the world will be poorer as a result. All that may remain are the memories:
Found at YouTube from asteriskpix.

Bomb Blasts Interrupt CNN Interview With Gaza Resident [VIDEO]

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Bombs explode as CNN’s Isha Sesay interviews a resident of Gaza via Skype about the renewed violence over the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. Found at CNN.

NASA’s Van Gogh Interpretation Of The Earth’s Airborne Particles [VIDEO]

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

NASA’s “Paint by Particle” video is a visualization of Earth’s aerosol movement (the suspension of airborne particles) from August 2006 to April 2007. Each color represents a different type of particle: dust (red), sea salt (blue), sulphate (white) and black and organic carbon (green). Found at Flickr from NASA Goddard Photo & Video via Mashable.