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tags: Lightning Strikes Three Buildings Simultaneously in Downtown Chicago, Chicago, lightning strikes, nature, weather, storm, wow, your inner child, Craig Shimala, streaming video For the third time in the last 6 days, another line of nasty storms rolled through Chicago on Wednesday evening. Wednesday’s storms towered up to 63,000 ft, unleashed 80 mph gusts, local…

Foosball Fever

tags: Foosball Fever, Foosball, table football, Nokia, film, filmmaking, innovation, technology, wow, television, streaming video This video is amazing! It captures an amazing series of foosball matches, complete with all the wacky new tricks that were done. Plus, after the main video is over, you are presented with a clickable menu of embedded video links…

Foucault’s Pendulum

tags: Foucault’s Pendulum, physics, rotation, Pendulum, Jim LaBelle, Dartmouth University, wow, streaming video This video features physics and astronomy professor Jim LaBelle, as he discusses the truly fascinating science behind a classic physics experiment, Foucault’s pendulum, while seated next to Dartmouth University’s pendulum in Fairchild Tower.

A Story Told With Sand

tags: A Story Told With Sand, art, performance art, sand animation, storytelling, wow, Kseniya Simonova, streaming video Kseniya Simonova is a Ukrainian artist who just won Ukraine’s version of “America’s Got Talent.” She uses a giant light box, dramatic music, imagination and “sand painting” skills to interpret Germany’s invasion and occupation of Ukraine during WWII.…

tags: The BP Oil Spill Meets Cats, Oil Spill, BP, entertainment, humor, weird, strange, wow, streaming video This amusing little video should catch you up on everything that’s happened with the BP oil spill so far.

Obsession for .. Animals?

tags: Obsession for .. Animals?, perfume, Obsession for Men, Bronx Zoo, Wildlife Conservation Society, conservation biology, behavioral ecology, animals, mammals, big cats, weird, strange, wow, streaming video This fascinating video shows that Calvin Klein’s “Obsession for Men” is NOT just for men! This is a great example of how careful observation of captive animals’ behavior…

tags: Natural Harvest: A Collection of Semen-Based Recipes, cookbooks, food, humor, weird, strange, wow, books I thought I’d read or heard of absolutely everything, but apparently, this is not the case. It turns out that the spousal unit found a cookbook that he thinks is “hilarious” .. which means that he has to share it…

tags: Old Spice commercial, manmercial, television, Superbowl, advertizing, technology, computer-generated imagery, CGI, wow, I’m on a Horse, Isaiah Mustafa, funny, humor, streaming video Daily, men ask themselves, What do women want? We want a gorgeous bare-chested man with a beautiful voice on a horse, that’s what! And this is exactly what Old Spice gave us…

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?

TEDTalks: Talking Bacteria

tags: bacteria, microbiology, TEDTalks, science, streaming video This interesting video is a TEDTalk. TED — for Technology, Entertainment, Design — talks cover these topics as well as science, business, development and the arts. They are a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and…