The last several months have been really busy with work and the kids, so I haven’t been posting as much as I would like to. In the meantime, I’ve accumulated so many videos that we’ve enjoyed, and I still wanted to share with you all.
So here you go. Some are recent (like the first one, which has over 11 million views, just since being uploaded this past Sunday), some are a bit older.
Also, fair warning — I should probably call this the “Grab Your Tissues Edition“: many are pensive… full of deep thoughts and emotions. But there are several that are just plain silly. We are like to think we encompass a healthy balance of both.
A revised version of David Bowie’s Space Oddity, recorded by Commander Chris Hadfield on board the International Space Station.
(here is a great article, via MSNBC, explaining the background and premise of this video)
In Russia, people use dash-cams in cars for various reason. This video compiles the good that is caught on them. I think we all should watch this when we have a bad day, and/or think all people are wretched horrible creatures.
Hungarian shadow dancers
I still get teary when I watch this. Beautifully done. (This video requires you to watch it on YouTube, so clicking “play” will bring up a screen that has a link for you to click)
The Secret of Trees
This is genius. “13-year-old inventor Aidan realized that trees use a mathematical formula to gather sunlight in crowded forests. Then he wondered why we don’t collect solar energy in the same way.”
Savour Every Moment
I love every second of this video. And the white dog at the beginning has the most adorable nose!
A Facebook Update In Real Life
Salty language at the very beginning, but such an accurate portrayal of Facebook’s constant changes in both layout and privacy.
Amazing monstrous whirlpool
The power in this whirlpool is both awe-inspiring and frightening.
The Magic Box
Oh my heart… The connection of young and old, generations and magical moments.
Cat In A Shark Costume Chases A Duck While Riding A Roomba
Because, of course!
This is Water
From a commencement speech, from author David Foster Wallace. Filled with deep insights and truths about life. “It all depends on what you want to consider.”… “You get to decide how you are gonna see it.”
Kung Fu Grandpa in the Food Lion parking lot!
We caught this one the day after it was uploaded, and it was fun to watch the views go from just under 2K to half-a-million in just a few days.
Gymnast Got Some Ridiculous Backflips!