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The Pirates of the Caribbean Theme Song Played on Bagpipes and a Cello

Talented musician, singer, and songwriter Archy Jay (a.k.a. “The Snake Charmer“) teamed up with cellist Avery Waite to play a wonderful rendition of …

NZ driver pulled over for playing 'air bagpipes'

<b>New Zealand police were surprised to find a man apparently playing the bagpipes while driving his car in the city of Dunedin, it's reported.</b><p>Acting Sergeant Bryce Johnson was conducting a routine check when he noticed a driver with his hands on something other than the steering wheel.<p>"His fingers …

doodlesack - Word of the Day | Dictionary.com

You wouldn't happen to have brought a shawm or a <b>doodlesack</b> with you, by any chance? Or even a kazoo?<p>Kurdis put his hands to his kannel, the piper …

Language

"Jingle Bells, Batman Smells" is 50 Years Old

The schoolyard tune "Jingle Bells, Batman Smells" arose in 1966 as a direct result of the Adam West Batman TV series, in southern California, and …

Santa Plays Flaming Bagpipes and Holds a Stack of Presents While Riding Around on a Unicycle

The Unipiper is back, this time as Santa playing the flaming bagpipes and holding a stack of presents while riding a unicycle around downtown …

How to DIY Your Own Tabletop Blacksmithing Forge

Why buy a forge?<p>Having your own forge can add a lot to your metalworking capabilities. There are two notable problems: size and cost. That's why making a compact forge relatively cheaply would seem to be the ideal choice. Here's how to do it.<p>This is an old-school forge, which means it can lead to …

Unicyclist playing Star Wars theme on flaming bagpipes is the real 'Rogue One'

Things don't always have to make sense.<p>Take this video of Portland's The Unipiper, for example. Do we know why he chose to ride a unicycle through …

You Need a Moment of Zen, So Here's an Hour-Long Video of Nick Offerman Drinking Whisky in Scotland

Tune out the rest of the Internet.<p>At some point, presumably last year, Nick Offerman sat in front of the Lagavulin distillery, peacefully sipping Scotch as partygoers rang in the New Year behind him. He made a video. It's an hour long.<p>Around 12 minutes and 25 seconds in, music softly begins to …

Is Older Scotch Better? Lagavulin 12 vs. 16

<i>Comparing two excellent scotches from Lagavulin</i><p>It took no less than 10 years for me to cultivate an appreciation for Islay scotch. Loved by some and …

Wrap Gifts Without Any Tape or Ribbon Using This Japanese Method

There’s something a little inelegant about covering your gifts with odd bits of tape. It’s quite literally the rough duct tape solution to wrapping …

How to taste and enjoy Whisky

<b>To truly appreciate and understand the intricacies and complexities of whisky, one must embrace the ‘art’ of whisky tasting. By understanding how to</b> …

Whiskey

TARDIS Kilt

This is excellent! Besides being stylish, kilts are also practical wear as they permit natural ventilation into the, uh, Heart of the TARDIS. And …

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Differences between books and TV series

The <i>Game of Thrones</i> series's storyline closely follows the story of George R.R. Martin's <i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i> novels, but there are still some …

TV Series

Edwin Fox takes starring role in BBC doco Coast

Karen McLeod, manager of Edwin Fox Ship and Visitor Centre in Picton, pictured with Coast New Zealand presenter Neil Oliver during filming of the new …

New Zealand

17 Ways You're Drinking Your Tea Wrong

Spoiler alert: Milk first, tea second.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Terminally ill Martin Crowe says final could be 'last game I see'

New Zealand’s former captain Martin Crowe, who is terminally ill with lymphoma, has penned a moving tribute to his countrymen ahead of Sunday’s World Cup final.<p>In a column published on Cricinfo, the 52-year-old said Sunday’s match at the MCG might be the last he ever sees.<p>“My precarious life ahead …

New Zealand's latest news, business, sport and entertainment

Your news how you want it.<p>On the go and no time to finish that story right now? Your News is the place for you to save content to read later from any …

Super Troopers 2 funded faster than chugging maple syrup

<i>Super Troopers 2</i> is a go! The sequel from Broken Lizard kicked off a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo yesterday and already reached its $2 million …

Broken Lizard

The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Showrunners Just Made A Big Revelation About The Show’s Ending

With the fifth season of <i>Game of Thrones</i> set to premiere next month, fans of the show and book alike loom perilously on the edge of their seats in anticipation. The former for the HBO series to hurry up and continue, the latter for author George R. R. Martin to hurry up and finish the sixth book, <i>The</i> …

Hundreds meet over blue cod fishing rules

Hundreds of recreational fishers have turned out to have their say on a review of the blue cod fishing rules.<p>Ministry for Primary Industries inshore …

New 'Game of Thrones' episodes will air worldwide simultaneously

It looks like HBO has caught wind of those "most pirated show in the world" stats <i>Game of Thrones</i> keeps racking up, and it's making a change. Besides launching HBO Now streaming that anyone in the US with internet (and an Apple device) can sign up for, its distribution is changing up worldwide. This …

New Trailer of Game of Thrones Season 5

Gates of Hell opening soon?

Hell could be coming to Marlborough but Satan's little helpers have to find the perfect spot first.<p>Hell Pizza, known for gourmet pizza with toppings …

New Zealand

First pictures of Keisha Castle-Hughes in Game of Thrones

The first pictures of Keisha Castle-Hughes in <i>Game of Thrones</i> have been revealed in a behind-the-scenes video about The Weapons of Dorne.<p>The YouTube …

Game of Thrones is about to seriously depart from the books

You don’t need to worry about spoilers for Season 5 in this story, whether you’ve read the books or not: in the upcoming season of <i>Game of Thrones</i>, …