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 […]
In this cinematic animation video, we explore some of the major Landmarks, architecture, art buildings and landscapes of ancient Egypt! See exactly how ancient Rome looked. We also take a look at daily life and what the people of Ancient Egypt got up to. This was captured from AC Origins. A big thanks to Ubisoft […]
From Data Broz: This is a visualization of the Most popular TV series 1951 – 2019 (MOST WATCHED TV SERIES) ever since 1951. We have tried our best to visualize the most popular tv series ever since 1951 to 2019. Eventually the most popular TV series is also the most watched TV series. The first […]
You know that English sentence you use to confuse non-native English speakers: “Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo”? Now, here’s the French equivalent for those of you who are learning “La langue de Molière.” As a French Canadian person, this is hilarious to me.