Brent Blackman

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A History of Philosophy in 81 Video Lectures: From Ancient Greece to Modern Times

Above, you can watch 81 video lectures tracing the history of philosophy, moving from Ancient Greece to modern times. Arthur Holmes presented this …

Ancient Greece

I Used To Be An Alcoholic. Now I'm A Stoner Who Has A Drink Sometimes.

For me, marijuana wasn’t a gateway to harder drugs. It was an exit ramp from my addiction to alcohol.<p>Right after I arrived at my first and last Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, a woman in a pink teddy-bear sweatshirt clutched me to her ample breast. She was the only other person in the basement …

Feeling the Burn at Burning Man: Pictures

Prairies

Boy Catches Santa on Hidden Camera

<b>YouTube Link</b><p>Evan is a curious seven-year-old boy who thought the security cams in the house would be the perfect way to document Santa's existence …

Solving Life's Simpler Problems With Hacks

The interwebs are teeming with life hacks, and yet it seems like the more of these little tips and tricks we read the less we remember them all, or …

Washington D.C: Political Matchbox & Spicy Devils

Sculpture Garden / National Gallery of Art / House I by Roy Lichtenstein<p>Finding parking for the tiny house near D.C. was trickier than most of our …

Tiny House Movement

New CRAZY Dunk By 6'1 Jordan Kilganon! "Scorpion" Dunk!

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Our Magic: Documentary about magic, by magicians

<i>Our Magic</i> is a feature documentary that pays homage to an ancient and mostly underground performing art, piercing through the thick layer of commonly …

Origins of “The Derek Tape,” '90s viral phone call recording between record store clerk and hesher

Boing Boing readers of a certain pre-internet age will recall when viral jokes sometimes took the form of prank phone calls passed around on cassette …

WATCH: Japanese doll maker at work

Many thanks to Andreas for sharing this lovely video of a doll maker in Japan.

Hip hop video made from stock footage

Peter Greenless used bland stock video clips of people doing business to make a surreal video for the late DJ Rashad Harden's killer cut "She A Go."

J. Mascis covers Mazzy Star

J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr. fame performs a lovely cover of Mazzy Star's "Fade Into You." The track will be released as a 7" Sub Pop single on November …

Big Magic for Little Hands - new magic trick book for kids

Written by magician Joshua Jay, Big Magic for Little Hands is a pleasingly giant-sized book of 25 tricks for kids ages 7 and up. Jay is also the …

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5 Of The Strangest Relationship Texts

Real conversations with loved ones can be very strange.

Bill Maher Reads The Most Ineffective Anti-Masturbation Pamphlet Ever

On Friday's "Real Time," Bill Maher took a moment to share a pamphlet released by the Mormon Church in the 1970s entitled, "Overcoming Masturbation: A Guide To Self Control."<p>As could be expected, the document contained all kinds of helpful ideas, including wearing pajamas that are hard to get …

Bill Maher

Watch This Cute Kid Cry At Her Parents Wedding Song

Kids might not understand the words, but they can feel the emotion from certain songs. Watch this little girl react to a touching wedding video. From …

Lee Price creates realistic oil paintings, that show women and food in their intimate and private settings

Lee Price creates realistic oil paintings, that show women and food in their intimate and private settings. The pictures are self-portraits of her, getting excessive with food that is considered indulgent, forbidden, or comforting. Her works addresses the intersections of food with body image, addiction, and unabating desire.

Justin Bieber Drops Defiant New Song, 'Broken'

Blake Kelly collaboration marks singer's first release since his DUI arrest<p>Justin Bieber might be having a hard time of it lately, but the teen pop …

Justin Bieber

Photos of Underwater Artificial Coral Reefs Fuse Conservationist Work and Underwater Photography

Jason deCaires Taylor is a British sculptor dedicated to the creation of modern underwater sculptures which eventually transform into artificial …

West Indies

18 Pricey And Rare He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe Toys

The lesson here is that you NEVER should've opened and played with your toys.

Look Ma, No Hands – AirTurn BT-105 Bluetooth Controller for iPad

On the face of it, a hands-free accessory sounds superfluous for a chic device designed for hands-on use. Not only is the iPad screen meant to be touched, along with the OS, almost all well-designed Apps have been perfected to have an intuitive UI that requires minimal sequence of gestures to get a …

Devil Baby Terrifies Pedestrians in New York City

An animatronic “Devil Baby” in a remote-controlled stroller terrified unsuspecting pedestrians in New York City in this elaborate staged prank. The …

A Compilation of Crazy Magic Tricks Performed by Zach King on Vine

Filmmaker Zach King of Final Cut King performs all sorts of crazy magic tricks on Vine in this compilation video by FarlyTeem.<p>Related Laughing Squid …

Breathtaking Pool Trick Shots by Florian “Venom” Kohler

In this video, Florian “Venom” Kohler demonstrates his impressive collection of breathtaking pool trick shots at a venue in China. Florian’s <i>Venom</i> …

Robert Downey Jr. Sings ‘Driven to Tears’ With Sting at Sting’s 60th Birthday Celebration

In 2011, Robert Downey Jr. joined Sting on stage for his 60th birthday celebration at the Beacon Theatre in New York City to perform a knockout …

This Cool Forest Home Was Built for $11,000

Admittedly, with the whole exterior bathroom thing, I'd rather live somewhere else on a regular basis, but I sure wouldn't mind traveling to Oregon's …

The Universe Is in Us

By altering images from NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage Team, Tahar Abroudjameur created <b>this stunning image</b> of swirling stars and nebulae. He calls …

Top Ten Photoshop Disasters of 2013

Photoshop Disasters had so many horrible catalog entries, ads, and images posted this year that it took them some time to sort out the best. But it …