Elephant banging on a car and attacking tourists – YouTube

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Tran Phuong

Published on 14 Jul 2015

This is the incredible moment three abused circus elephants went on the rampage in a Danish seaside town, smashing up a car and terrorising tourists.
Footage of the incident was filmed in Karrebæksminde, where the animals named Lara, Jenny and Jungla were being led down to the water to cool off after a hard day performing.
When it was time to leave the water the animals became restless, prompting one of the circus employees to beat the animal.
Rather than calming the three animals down, it only led to them becoming even more agitated, escaping their handlers and rampaging through the seaside town – smashing and lifting cars with their trunks and chasing terrified holidaymakers.


Barack Obama Singing Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen – YouTube

via Barack Obama Singing Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen – YouTube.


Published on 4 Jun 2012

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What Is The Confederate Flag Distracting Us From? – YouTube

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Published on 30 Jun 2015

The Confederate Flag is finally coming down all over the South – and it should. The flag is a symbol of oppression and bigotry, and it only gained popularity once white supremacist groups began to use it as their symbol. But doesn’t it seem a little weird that these die hard Southern Republicans were suddenly so willing to remove the flag? They’ve fought for years to keep the flag flying, and for a group that refuses to admit that the South Carolina shootings were racially motivated, they all jumped at the opportunity to remove the Confederate Flag.

Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this with Democratic Strategist and president of New Heights Communications, Christy Setzer.

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Ծիրանափող – Tsiranapogh (Duduk)

via A Jug Of Wine, A Loaf Of Bread, And Virtual Thou • armenianhighland: Ծիրանափող  Tsiranapogh (Duduk) ….


Internationally known Duduk, It has been called Tsiranapogh by the Armenians since antiquity. The woodwind instrument is indigenous to Armenia, But widely used by many cultures in Eastern Europe, Middle east and parts of Asia.

In 2005, UNESCO proclaimed the Armenian Tsiranapogh music as a Masterpiece of the Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

It is thought to be first used in the 1200 BC. According to ethnomusicologist Dr. Jonathan McCollum, the instrument is depicted in numerous Armenian manuscripts of the Middle Age.The word “Tsiranapogh” literally means “apricot horn” and the apricot tree is also known to be indigenous to the Armenian Highland.

Wood is cut from the apricot tree and then left to dry for about 20 – 25 years. The Tsiranapog masters (Vartapets) then with knowledge passed down for centuries, carefully create the Tsiranapogh with great care.

The instrument is widely used in film music composition, in films as Avatar, Harry potter, Gladiator, The Last Temptation of Christ, Game Of Thrones, Xena: Warrior Princess, The Chronicles of Narnia. Also in video games such as God Of War III, Prince Of Persia, Just to name a few.

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Intrigued by this piece from a favourite source, I searched Google and the following is one of several duduk performances available…

The Land Never Forgets its People – Ծիրանափող (Tsiranapogh), or դուդուկ (Duduk)

Published on 1 May 2012

musicologists cite evidence of the duduk’s use as early as 1200 BC, though Western scholars suggest it is 1,500 years old. Variants of the duduk can be found in Armenia and the Caucasus. The history of the Armenian duduk music is dated to the reign of the Armenian king Tigran the Great, who reigned from 95–55 B.C.[16] According to ethnomusicologist Dr. Jonathan McCollum, the instrument is depicted in numerous Armenian manuscripts of the Middle Age, and is “actually the only truly Armenian instrument that’s survived through history, and as such is a symbol of Armenian national identity … The most important quality of the duduk is its ability to express the language dialectic and mood of the Armenian language, which is often the most challenging quality to a duduk player

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Most comrades in the US will have seen this already.  Although this clip only covers the last few minutes of the eulogy he delivered at Rev Pinkney’s funeral, if you have the time, be sure to check out the entire speech (https://youtu.be/RK7tYOVd0Hs) in which Obama demonstrates again his prowess as an orator unmatched for several decades.  And who knew he can sing?

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Bigfin Reef Squid Dazzle to Attract Mates – YouTube

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Published on 25 Jun 2015

Trying to attract a mate? It’s all about flashing the right colors and patterns for these bigfin reef squid, who are pairing up and laying eggs on exhibit right now! Each female lays 1,000-6,000 eggs, which take approximately three weeks to incubate. Learn more: http://mbayaq.co/1oLgXK8


Christopher Lee discusses Gandalf, Saruman and the Lord of the Rings Trilogy – YouTube

via Christopher Lee discusses Gandalf, Saruman and the Lord of the Rings Trilogy – YouTube.

In which Christopher Lee, who has died today, age 93, discusses wizards, playing Saruman and his desire to be Gandalf, before an audience at University College Dublin.  Farewell to a master of his art…

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Sir Christopher Lee, at University College Dublin, discusses Gandalf and Saruman in J.R.R. Tolkein’s Lord of the Rings


Legendary British horror actor, Sir Christopher Lee who portrayed the blood-sucking vampire Dracula in the 1958 Hammer Horror Film was awarded Honorary Life Membership by the UCD Law Society.

“We are honoured to present Sir Christopher Lee with Honorary Life Membership of the UCD Law Society. His corpus of work is truly legendary,” says Francis McNamara, Auditor of the UCD Law Society.

“His dedication to his craft for more than half a century should serve as an inspiration to each and every one of us.”

“His portrayal of the blood-sucking vampire Dracula in the 1958 Hammer Horror production terrified audiences throughout the world, and as a result Christopher Lee, who stands at 6 foot 5 inches tall, became one of the most recognisable faces and figures of cinema.”

Previous recipients of Honorary Life Membership of the UCD Law Society include: Jessie Jackson, Bill Clinton, Jeremy Irons, and Seamus Heaney.

But it was not until the early 2000s that his career reached even higher heights from his appearances in two blockbuster film franchises: as Saruman the White in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (2001-2003), and as Count Dooku in Star Wars: Episode II — Attack of the Clones (2002).

Born in 1922 in London, England, Christopher Lee is of noble Italian ancestry on his mother’s side (Carandini). His mother, Contessa Estelle Marie Carandini di Sarzano, was a noted Edwardian beauty and was painted by John Lavery, Oswald Birley and Olive Snell and sculpted by Clare Sheridan, a cousin of Winston Churchill.

The Carandini family is one of the oldest in Europe and traces itself back to the first century AD. It is believed to have been connected with the Emperor Charlemagne, and as such was granted the right to bear the coat of arms of the Holy Roman Empire by Emperor Frederick Barbarossa.

In 2009, Lee (89) was knighted by Prince Charles in recognition of his lifetime contribution to the film and television industries. And this year (2011), he received a BAFTA Fellowship.

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The Dangers of Selfie Sticks PSA – YouTube

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It’s a rare event, indeed, as regular visitors to my site will appreciate, that I give precious time and attention to shameless advertising and marketing; it’s usually the more subtle variety which suckers me into sharing.  This particular advert, however, from Pizza Hut has yet, I believe, to reach the UK and remains new to me…as well as hilarious.


Published on 20 May 2015

The Big Flavor Dipper Pizza: you’re gonna need a bigger selfie stick.

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Ildebrando D’Arcangelo – La ci darem la mano – Salzburg 2014 – YouTube

via Ildebrando D’Arcangelo – La ci darem la mano – Salzburg 2014 – YouTube.

…in which Wolfie managed to nest this delightful and charming piece within a grim tale.  Demonstrating, I suppose, the most decadent, delinquent, dull, dissolute, disappointing or just plain desperate lives share a capacity for tenderness.

And this is perhaps one of the most erotic Don Giovanni for a long time.  There aren’t many bass-baritones who can carry eroticism, and D’Arcangelo stands out.



Published on 6 Aug 2014
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JK Rowling destroys Westboro Baptist Church with one simple tweet — and it’s awesome

via JK Rowling destroys Westboro Baptist Church with one simple tweet — and it’s awesome.

Look, it’s dreadful enough living in a world where a Westboro Baptist Church exists.  But, please, please, please!  Let this video be a satire.  ‘Cause if it ain’t, I’m mystified as to how such idiots could have wrought so much damage.


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J.K. Rowling (Shutterstock)



Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling slapped down the Westboro Baptist Church on Tuesday after the infamous religious group threatened to picket a fictional wedding, Gay Star News reports.

After voters in Ireland approved a referendum to legalize same-sex marriage, Rowling joked that Hogwarts headmaster Albus Dumbledore and Lord of the Rings wizard Gandalf could finally get married. The Westboro Baptist Church tweeted its intention to picket the ceremony.

In response, Rowling retorted:

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Fans of Rowling’s cheered her online takedown of the Westboro Baptists. But the church isn’t done with its anti-Harry Potter media blitz. This morning, the anti-gay group released a video clip of wizards in possession of a Bible uttering the phrase, “Fags shall not marry!” over and over again, Pink News reports.

Watch Westboro Baptist supporters dress up as wizards characters to protest J.K. Rowling and Ireland’s gay marriage policies: