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Tim James: American English (Satire)

Hi, I'm Tim James. Last week, I told you about the importance of speaking English in America. Now please enjoy this new message from me, Tim James, Republican candidate for Governor of Alabama.

[Produced by Lucas Kavner and Hunter Stuart]


Vi Hart: Are Shakespeare's Plays Encoded within Pi?

Happy pi day! (3.14)

Vi Hart discusses whether pi is a normal number.

This cool website lets you search the first 200,000,000 digits of Pi. See if your phone number or encoded name is in there! http://www.angio.net/pi/piquery


Flohwalzer

Taking cues from their owners ocarina whistles, a pair of Golden Retrievers play the Flea Waltz on a custom-made puppy piano.


Willy Wonka: You Get Nothing

Grandpa Joe and Charlie wonder when they're gonna get a lifetime supply of chocolate. Without skipping a beat, Willy Wonka tells them both exactly what they're gonna get.


Golden Crocoduck nominees 2012 (Pt 1)

Here are three nominees for the 2012 coveted Golden Crocoduck. Please don't ask how you can vote -- voting begins in October and details will be announced in a video at that time.

All three videos shown here can be found in the nominees' playlist on my channel.

2:45 Fake skeletons shown at http://michaelsheiser.com/PaleoBabble/2010/02/giant-paleobabble/

2:55 Fake skeleton from Worth 1000

3:08 Hindu Voice story from http://karsewak.blogspot.com.au/2007/03/bhimas-son-gadhotkach-like-skeleton.html

3:29 "Skeleton of Giant is Internet Hoax" - National Geographic, Dec 14 2007.

3:41 Worth1000 competition entry http://fx.worth1000.com/entries/18533/giants

4:39 http://www.biblebelievers.org.au/giants.htm

5:05 "Fossilized" giant described at http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924092530546/cu31924092530546_djvu.txt

8:06 onwards --

"Type V Collagen Controls the Initiation of Collagen

Fibril Assembly*

Richard J. Wenstrup et al., Aug 2004

"Collagen fibril formation"

Karl E. Kadler 1996

"Collagen fibril morphology and organization: Implications for force

transmission in ligament and tendon"

Paolo P. Provenzano 2005

"Extracellular Compartments in Tendon Morphogenesis:

Collagen Fibril, Bundle, and Macroaggregate Formation"

David E. Birk et al 1986

Clip of Jenna Bus from "Jenna Bush - Predator 2" on YouTube

For those not familiar with cockney rhyming slang:

Frog and toad = road

Jimmy riddle = piddle (urination)

Adam and Eve = believe

Porky pie = lie


The Unipiper

Darth Vader and the Imperial March on Bagpipes and Unicycle


Supermarket Chicken is actually Pork

BBC News reports.

That chicken youre eating... it aint chicken.

Perhaps everything tastes like chicken because the chicken you get in supermarkets has a little bit of every other animal in it. This is a BBC documentary, but I'm sure what they talk about holds true for every other country in the world.


Baby Bottleneck

A Bob Clampett directed Looney Tunes cartoon from 1946.

It's the start of the Baby-Boom, and the overworked delivery system is full of glitches: Mother Goose gets a baby skunk, a Scotty dog gets a little hippo, and Mr. and Mrs. Mouse wind up with a kitten. Porky and Daffy take over the Baby Factory and get things straightened out until an unidentified egg comes rolling down the assembly line.


Inside Story - 'Kony 2012': The Future of Activism

What is the role of charities, have some of them exceeded their limits and should they freely use the power of social media to shape public opinion around the world? Guests: Mareike Schomerus, Jolly Okot, and Jillian York.


Attenborough's First Life Ep 2 Conquest

Broadcast (2010) Attenborough's journey continues in Canada's Rocky Mountains, where fossils document an explosion in animal diversity never seen before or since. Travelling from there to North Africa, the rainforests of Australia and the east coast of Scotland, Attenborough discovers how animals evolved to conquer not only the oceans but also the land and air. These remote and fascinating creatures are brought to life as never before with the help of cutting edge scientific technology and photorealistic visual effects. From the first large predators to the first legs on land, these were creatures that evolved the traits and tools that allow animals to survive.

In fifty years of broadcasting, David Attenborough has travelled the globe to document the living world in all its wonder. Now, in a landmark series, he completes his journey by going back in time to the very roots of the tree of life, in search of the very first animals. From the fog bound coastline of Newfoundland to the deserts of North Africa and the rainforests of Queensland, Attenborough finds evidence in fossils and living animals of an extraordinary period in Earth's history, half a billion years ago, when animals first appeared in the oceans.

From the first eyes that saw, to the first predators that killed and the first legs that walked on land, these were creatures that evolved the traits and tools that allow all animals, including us, to survive to this day. Stunning photography and state of the art visual effects combine with the captivating charm of the world's favourite naturalist. Bringing together fossil finds from the last few years that have transformed our understanding of early life forms with photorealistic CGI technology, First Life brings these animals and their environments back to life in brilliant detail. David goes back in time to the roots of the tree of life, in search for the first animals.