Dogs are considered man’s best friend, and they often wear their emotions on their furry sleeves — or, rather, their furry faces.
Stand-up comedian, Demetri Martin, doesn’t just tell jokes — he uses one-liners and drawings on a “large pad”, as well as accompanying his jokes with music on guitar, harmonica, piano, keyboard, toy bells, ukulele, or tambourine, sometimes all at once.
He’s written for Late Night with Conan O’Brien, reported on The Daily Show, and even had his own show on Comedy Central (Important Things with Demetri Martin) and put out a couple of books (This is a Book and Point This at Your Face).
But it’s his doodles of seemingly normal things that crack you up while making you think that most people can relate to — or at least get a good laugh from.
He literally has breakfast on the brain.
One man's trash is another chipmunk's reading material.
This time around, they’re traveling through musical history to bring us a medley of some of music’s biggest hits of the last half-century. And let’s just say they really know how to get into character…
These prisoners in a medium-security prison in Santa Rita do Sapucai, Brazil are volunteers in an unusual new program. They generate electricity by pedaling stationary bikes that are connected to car batteries…
The power is used to keep the town square lit at night…
For every three 8-hour days a prisoner spends pedaling, he receives a day off his sentence. So basically it’s an even, hour-for-hour exchange — 24 hours of biking equals 24 hours of freedom. Seems like a pretty good deal.
CDZA, the group that brought us 50 years of nonsense lyrics and 98 years of whistling in pop music, has just released a version of Louis Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World” which they performed in 16 different genres from the history of western music. So whether you like Gregorian chant or Dubstep, at least a couple seconds of this song should be right up your alley…
(via Boing Boing)
Many of you are the sort who would rather not hug, but you don’t know how to avoid it when someone comes at you arms open. Well, Mr. Bean is here to show you a very simple and effective strategy to ward off unwanted embraces.
(Don’t be daunted by the 16-minute video. Only the relevant 15 seconds will play.)