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Worry about yourself!

Posted April 22, 2013 by Debra

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April Reign – In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.

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#ThrowbackThursday: the first YouTube video ever was about…elephants?

Posted April 24, 2014 by Melody

Yesterday marked the nine-year anniversary of YouTube and even though the popular video-sharing site and a treasure trove of music videos, funny clips and god knows what else, YouTube’s very first video was, well, kinda boring. Uploaded by a user named Jawed on Saturday April 23rd, 2005 at 8:27 p.m., the video shows a boy […]

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Three and a Half Seconds About Life

Posted January 6, 2014 by Tanya McGinnity

Three and a Half Seconds About Life from Eran Hilleli on Vimeo
The post Three and a Half Seconds About Life appeared first on Full Contact Enlightenment.

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Watch reporters butcher Lupita Nyong’o’s name

Posted April 24, 2014 by Melody

Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o was revealed as People Magazine’s Most Beautiful Woman this week and naturally, this made news headlines everywhere…too bad people are still struggling to pronounce the actress’ name. Jimmy Kimmel pointed this out on his show last night and followed that up with a compilation of reporters messing up Nyong’o’s name and […]

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14 of The Funniest Running Styles

Posted April 7, 2014 by Ian Warner

Since I was young I have always enjoyed imitating and often making fun of the way people run. I finally decided that I would shoot a video showing some of my favorites. (original image by Mick G)

The post 14 of The Funniest Running Styles appeared first on Cover Ground.

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Learn some life lessons from Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace

Posted April 24, 2014 by Melody

Two years ago, Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace came out as a transgender woman, detailing her childhood dealing with gender dysphoria and bravely sharing her story with everyone. Much recently got to sit down with the punk rocker to talk about the changes, or lack of changes, in the band’s music since and how […]

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VICE Dispatch 28 on the Ukraine situation

Posted April 21, 2014 by MariaS

The VICE videos showing up on YouTube are outdated by about 3/4 days.  This one was posted yesterday, but is related to events of  April 16.  
The late postings tell me that VICE is being gagged and censored by the powers-that-be that a…

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NapoWriMo Day 23 -inspiration

Posted April 24, 2014 by Jennifer A. Jilks

I eschewed the prompt for today. Instead, I wanted to reflect the sounds of the stone mason students in my video.

♪♫♩
tap tap tap
hammering
music to our ears
listen to the music again
what can you hear?
at first the pitch is sweet
the d…

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All of the f-words in the Wolf of Wall Street that are totally SFW

Posted April 23, 2014 by Melody

As we all know now, Martin Scorsese’s Oscar-nominated film The Wolf of Wall Street broke records last year when it squeezed in 506 f-bombs in its nearly three-hour run. That’s a whole lotta swears. But there are non-swear words in the movie, we swear! The following video by The Screen Junkies does an amazing job […]

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Stephen Colbert reads a Top Ten List he submitted 17 years ago on Letterman

Posted April 23, 2014 by Melody

TV personality Stephen Colbert will be taking over for David Letterman on The Late Show in 2015, but that wasn’t the first time he’s applied for a job at the late-night talk show. Before The Colbert Report was even a thing, Colbert applied to become a writer on The Late Show With David Letterman and […]

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Daisy and I took a walk down to the frog pond

Posted April 18, 2014 by Jennifer A. Jilks

Frisky froggies –see the eggs below!

It’s the most exciting season of the year, although I love the changes for them all!

The frogs were singing merrily until we got down there. You can hear them in the first video. The wood frogs are the first t…

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The flooding in southern Ontario is bad – here are my videos

Posted April 17, 2014 by Jennifer A. Jilks

Not as bad as Muskoka last April, or Calgary in June, but it is bad. The high waters are flowing, and community after community is being affected. The Rideau River was swollen, and fast flowing.

Smiths Falls Rideau River from Jennifer Jilks on Vim…

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Tuesday: ice pellets

Posted April 16, 2014 by Jennifer A. Jilks

April 15 ice pellets from Jennifer Jilks on Vimeo.
Thankfully, it later changed to snow! Grumpy cats are outside…

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Phoebe song, osprey nesting; it’s spring!

Posted April 15, 2014 by Jennifer A. Jilks

Phoebe choosing nest site from Jennifer Jilks on Vimeo.
The pair have been around for days, going around the house, searching for the perfect nesting site. The male singing his song all around the perimeter of the tree line.


So tough to capture…

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Curious Mysteries at The Winnipeg Legislative Building

Posted August 20, 2013 by Corbin Fraser

Dan Browns famous novel “The Da Vinci Code” mixes history, mystery, and a curious plot that keeps pages turning. Whether you love it or hate it, I personally remember putting that book down several times while reading it and thinking “Woah, it all makes sense!“. That feeling of “what the…” is hard to come by. […]

Curious Mysteries at The Winnipeg Legislative Building is a post from: I Backpack Canada

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Busy birds building in bathroom vent

Posted April 14, 2014 by Jennifer A. Jilks

I was in the bathroom and heard some scritching in the ceiling fan. On no, mice!
Then, I spotted Dorah up on the window ledge, gazing determinedly at the tree outside the window. She was bird watching.

You know that spring brings busy birds. If they c…

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