Posts Tagged ‘Canada’

An Early St. Patrick’s Day In Canada?

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011

The Goldstream River in Langford, British Columbia might be having an identity crisis after pranksters dyed the Canadian waterway fluorescent green. Found at YouTube from ANewsVanIsland.

Mountain Rescue

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

First-hand video footage of a technical helicopter “long-line” rescue. The lead climber of a rock climbing party has taken a 60 foot fall and suffered multiple injuries. Found at YouTube from ParksCanadaAgency.


Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

This is dryly described by Renaud Hallée at Vimeo as “Rhythmic cycle w/ abstract animation” but it really is electronic music set to some cook keyframe animation.

Pigeon Subway Commuter

Friday, March 5th, 2010

Just like on any typical, ordinary day, this pigeon rides the subway. His name, apparently, is Henry. Found at YouTube from 800Elaine008 via Torontoist.

Extreme Dodgeball

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

Looks like fun! 1,200 students, staff and faculty at the University of Alberta unofficially smash the Guinness World Record for most players in a single dodgeball game at the Universiade Pavilion, better known as “The Butterdome” in Edmonton, Alberta on February 5, 2010. Found at YouTube from EDJournal.

Madame Tutli-Putli

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

This stop-motion animated film takes viewers on an exhilarating existential journey into the fully imagined, tactile world of Madame Tutli-Putli. As she travels alone on the night train, weighed down with her all her earthly possessions and the ghosts of her past, she faces both the kindness and menace of strangers. Finding herself caught up in a desperate metaphysical adventure, adrift between real and imagined worlds. she confronts her demons. Found at YouTube from nfb.