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Painting the Golden Pheasant

tags: art, wildlife art, stop-motion painting, Painting the Golden Pheasant, Golden Pheasant, Chrysolophus pictus, birds, entertainment, Carel Brest van Kempen, streaming video This is yet another fascinating stop-motion video of the creation of artist Carel Brest van Kempen’s painting, Golden Pheasant, Chrysolophus pictus. Contrary to popular belief, Golden Pheasants do not naturally occur in pens…

tags: King Bird of Paradise, Cicinnurus regius, Red-Capped Manakin, Yellow-Thighed Manakin, Pipra mentalis, courtship displays, behaviors, birds, ornithology, Kim Bostwick, streaming video I recently showed you the oddly shaped iridescent tail plume from a King Bird of Paradise as the daily mystery bird, now watch this video to see how the birds use these plumes…

Painting the Brown Anole Portrait

tags: art, wildlife art, stop-motion painting, Brown Anole Portrait, Brown Anole, Anolis sagrei, entertainment, Carel Brest van Kempen, streaming video This is a fascinating stop-motion video documenting the creation of artist Carel Brest van Kempen’s painting, Brown Anole Portrait. Probably Florida’s most common reptile, the Brown Anole, Anolis sagrei, was introduced from Cuba.

Painting the Spectacled Owl

tags: art, wildlife art, stop-motion painting, Spectacled Owl, entertainment, Carel Brest van Kempen, streaming video This is yet another fascinating stop-motion video depicting the creation of another of artist Carel Brest van Kempen’s paintings. This time, it’s a Spectacled Owl, a widespread bird of the American tropics that favors heavy woods near water and feeds…

tags: art, wildlife art, stop-motion painting, Northern Casque-headed Treefrog, entertainment, Carel Brest van Kempen, streaming video This is another fascinating stop-motion video by artist Carel Brest van Kempen. This video documents the creation of an acrylic painting of an unusual Panamanian frog, the Northern Casque-headed Treefrog.

Painting Stargazing

tags: art, wildlife art, stop-motion painting, Stargazing, Peregrine Falcon, birds, 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, Stargazing. This painting tells a cautionary tale about a Peregrine Falcon that has been poisoned by pesticides sprayed in a person’s yard.

Chainsaw Illusion

tags: Chainsaw Illusion, magician, optical illusion, streaming video I ran across this amazing illusion recently and have been intrigued: how did the magician do this?

It Hasn’t Happened Yet

tags: It Hasn’t Happened Yet, entertainment, comedy, satire, funny, fucking hilarious, Christmas music, William Shatner, streaming video I was hanging around on my little internet radio station last night, playing some music (of course), because none of my possessions have arrived in Germany yet — including all of my music. This “Christmas song” is one…

Roy G Biv

tags: light spectrum, ROY G BIV, music video, entertainment, Here Comes Science, They Might be Giants, streaming video Here is another song from They Might be Giants’ new album, Here Comes Science!

Why Does the Sun Really Shine?

tags: sun, music video, entertainment, Here Comes Science, They Might be Giants, streaming video Here is another song from They Might be Giants’ new album, Here Comes Science!