Discover the tale of the lovestruck boy sent into Hell to steal 3 hairs from the Devil to appease his true love’s father, the king. [TED Ed]
With millions of believers worldwide, The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster is the world’s fastest growing religion. Followers of the faith, Pastafarians, have been preaching the message of the Flying Spaghetti Monster (FSM) since The Prophet, Bobby Henderson’s, Open Letter to the Kansas School Board went viral in 2005. In response to the school […]
Today, Patrick Stewart turned 80, and for the occasion, Ian McKellen read him Shakespeare 81th Sonnet. Behold: Sunny and my team took over for my birthday, and arranged this gift for today’s reading: Sonnet 81 by @IanMcKellen. Thank you, dear Ian. #ASonnetADay pic.twitter.com/VKWTEoLkXb — Patrick Stewart (@SirPatStew) July 13, 2020
Watch below as Japanese Zen Buddhist monk Yogetsu Akasaka sings the Heart Sutra, a vocal live beatboxing and looping performance for your listening pleasure. [赤坂陽月となりのお坊さん | Via BoingBoing]
Do you know about the island that’s off-limits because of its deadly snake population? Or the impenetrable vault that supposedly holds the secret Coca-Cola recipe? This episode of The List Show is all about Forbidden Places that humans are strictly barred from visiting. Some are forbidden to protect secrets, and others are forbidden to protect […]
You know the song “Jingle Bells, Batman Smells” of course. It’s been around for decades, but depending on when you were born or where you grew up, the lyrics may have been very different. Tom Scott ran a poll to see the differences, and uncovered some awfully weird lyrics from around the world.
Sesame Street recently teamed up with CNN to explain, through the eyes of Elmo and his dad Louie, racism and why people are currently protesting across the US. “Not all streets are like Sesame Street. … What we are seeing is people saying 'enough is enough.' They want to end racism.”@Elmo’s dad Louie explains why […]
Two videos from the always amazing CGP grey educating you on everything you need to know to be a pirate as seen from the perspective of the Quartermaster and then of the Captain. Adapted largely from The Invisible Hook: The Hidden Economics of Pirates. [CGP Grey] Please note that Geeks are Sexy might get a […]