Category Archives: Entertainment

R.I.P. Pete Seeger

Folk Singer Pete Seeger has died at the age of 94, following six days in the hospital. Seeger was known for singing iconic songs such as “If I Had a Hammer,” “Turn Turn Turn” and “Where Have All the Flowers … Continue reading

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Ode to Joy – Flash Mob

For decades, Hong Kong has been labelled as a cultural desert, despite the many musical monuments the city has established throughout the years. On 28 July 2013, Part One of HKFO’s “Trilogy of Change” is put into motion. Planting the … Continue reading

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New Year Fireworks at the Burj Khalifa

The largest firework show in history took place last night in Dubai, utilising the worlds tallest building, the Burj Khalifa.

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Spy Turtle

Spy Turtle can film above and below the water to capture a unique perspective on the dolphins’ lives.

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What some of our greatest rock & roll stars would look like today

What might some of the rock ‘n’ roll era’s greatest stars have achieved and what might they look like now, if they had not died before their time? To explore these tantalizing questions, Sachs Media Group partnered with photo restoration … Continue reading

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Bruce Springsteen or Dolly Parton?

Is this Bruce Springsteen or Dolly Parton singing I’m on Fire? Or perhaps the question should be  – what does it sound like if you speed up an old 33 rpm vinyl record to 45 rpm? – Deskarati

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Lou Reed, Dead at 71

Lou Reed, a massively influential songwriter and guitarist who helped shape nearly fifty years of rock music, died today. The cause of his death has not yet been released, but Reed underwent a liver transplant in May. With the Velvet … Continue reading

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Colour Changing Card Trick

 

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It looks like the Aussies like Derek

The Sydney Morning Herald reports On Thursday night on the ABC – for those who found it – Ricky Gervais’ latest comedy premiered in Australia. Derek is a controversial series which blurs the lines between documentary, drama, comedy and just … Continue reading

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Google Maps Has Found Dr. Who’s TARDIS

Click this link to the map of Earl’s Court Road in Google Maps, then click the double-white arrows directly in front of the call box. Immediately you’re transported inside the Doctor’s famous time machine, complete with a detailed 360 degree … Continue reading

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Amazing Stunts

Thought you might like to see these amazing stunts with a great backing track by awolnation – Deskarati

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The Cosmos is coming back next year

Check out the trailer for COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey, a 13-part docu-series debuting in 2014 on FOX!

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A cyber-magic card trick like no other

The suits, numbers and colors in a deck of cards correspond to the seasons, moon cycles and calendar. Marco Tempest straps on augmented reality goggles and does a card trick like you’ve never seen before, weaving a lyrical tale as … Continue reading

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Tom Lehrer – The Elements

The recording of Tom Lehrer is from Copenhagen, Denmark, in September 1967.

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The Rose

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Everybody loves a slow motion explosion

Everybody loves a slow motion explosion, don’t they?

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Syd Barrett

Syd Barrett

Roger Keith “Syd” Barrett (6 January 1946 – 7 July 2006) was an English singer, songwriter, guitarist, and painter, best remembered as a founder member of the band Pink Floyd. He was the lead vocalist, guitarist, and primary songwriter during the … Continue reading

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Wonders of Life – Coming Soon

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Chemistry Dubstep

Thanks to Daniel Robb for suggesting this video. It shows our friends over at Nottingham University busting a groove. We can’t wait for your comments on this one!

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Hottest Chilli in the World

Alex takes the ghost chilli challenge, eating the world’s hottest chilli pepper, which in terms of heat has a rating of over a million scoville units. That’s hot, you have been warned!

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