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Lego Monsters Attack NYC!

tags: Lego Monsters Attack NYC, Lego, art, animation, technology, weird, offbeat, NYC, New York City, streaming video This is a silly video but the technology that was used to create it is really interesting to watch, especially for this NYCer!

tags: cartoon, easter, humor I know this cartoon is as old as I am so you’ve all seen it a hundred times already, but it never fails to make me laugh, so I am sharing it with you anyway.

Ninja GrrlScientist Strikes!

tags: art, humor, cartoon

Birds of a Feather Strum Together

tags: comedy, humor, funny, fucking hilarious, birds, streaming video This particular exhibit is a living art piece made up of 40 zebra finches jamming on electric guitars and cymbals at the Barbican, in London. The artist, Boursier-Mougenot creates a walk-though aviary for a flock of zebra finches, furnished with electric guitars and other musical instruments.…

Hug a Nerd on Valentine’s Day

tags: nerds, valentine’s day, comedy, funny, humor, parody, offbeat, music video, education, streaming video I did what this guy suggests and went one further: I married a nerd (but not on VD).

Beaker’s Ballad

tags: Beaker’s Ballad, humor, funny, silly, weird, Beaker, The Muppets, streaming video I can’t help it, I’ve been bitten by the Beaker Bug! Besides, I need some silliness in my life right now since I’ve been suffering from wacky brain chemistry this week and I am faced with a weekend where I have to spend…

tags: art, sculpture, paintings, science, nature, Tom Shannon, TEDTalks, streaming video John Hockenberry visits artist Tom Shannon in his Manhattan studio for an intimate look at his science-inspired art. An eye-opening, personal conversation reveals how nature’s forces — and the onset of Parkinson’s tremors — interact in his life and craft.

tags: x-ray art, photography, nature, Nick+Veasey, TEDTalks, streaming video Nick Veasey shows outsized X-ray images that reveal the otherworldly inner workings of familiar objects — from the geometry of a wildflower to the anatomy of a Boeing 747. Producing these photos is dangerous and painstaking, but the reward is a superpower: looking at what the…

Painting the Riparian Rashomon

tags: art, wildlife art, stop-motion painting, Riparian Rashomon, Agami Heron, Agamia agami, Brilliant Forest Frog, Lithobates warszewitschii, entertainment, Carel Brest van Kempen, streaming video This is a fascinating stop-motion video of the creation of artist Carel Brest van Kempen’s painting, Riparian Rashomon. This is a diptych (two-panel) piece, vertically oriented. The upper panel is painted…

tags: art, wildlife art, stop-motion painting, Eastern Painted Turtle, Chrysemu picta, entertainment, Carel Brest van Kempen, streaming video This is a fascinating stop-motion video of artist Carel Brest van Kempen’s painting of an Eastern Painted Turtle, Chrysemu picta, a common and widespread American reptile. In my opinion, Carel Brest van Kempen is the finest wildlife…