TALKING ANIMALS – KINDA

Dude called DJ Shamrock pieced together these excerpts from the BBC show ‘Funny Talking Animals – Walk On The Wild Side.’
Normally, I can’t stand talking animals bits (or dream sequences in movies), but this definitely got me chuckling.
“Alan! Alan! Alan!” (*Thanks to Judy for the heads up on this piece that has apparently been around for quite a while. Ahead of the loop as always, Van.)

MH370: SPOTTED OVER MALDIVES?

This keeps getting weirder.

MH370: Maldives Islanders claim to have spotted ‘low flying jet’

“The global hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight has shifted to a tiny island in the Maldives, where residents spotted a “low flying jumbo jet” hours after the aircraft disappeared.

Several witnesses in Dhaalu Atoll saw a plane heading south that bore the red stripe and white background of Malaysia Airlines planes.”

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/malaysia/10706853/MH370-Maldives-Islanders-claim-to-have-spotted-low-flying-jet.html

UKRAINE – 2 SIDES in CARTOON FORM

Always interesting to look at an issue from as many sides as possible. Especially in this ‘modern’ world of propaganda-style mass media. So, 2 different cartoons on the situation in Ukraine from 2 very different perspectives:

WESTERN UKRAINE
Ukraine-Visit-Russia

CRIMEA REGION
Ukraine-Pro-Russia-Cartoon

*Can’t find the name of the artists who drew these. Let me know if you find them and I’ll add the credits.

AMAZING DANCE ROUTINE by Kenichi Ebina

Japanese dancer Kenichi Ebina does an amazing ‘dance-ish’ routine on the TV show America’s Got Talent. Maybe this was 2013? Never seen the show but this routine is remarkable. Great to watch on a day you’re thinking “Human beings are so fucking stupid and useless and they’re destroying the environment and …”

SAVE THE RAINFOREST? HAVE A LAUGH ANYWAY

Video from the Rain Forest Alliance on what you should and should NOT do to save the rain forest. (Thanks for the link, Heidi!)

Not sure how effective it is, (Or how much they spent on the thing!), but gotta love the creativity. Well, I do, anyways.

How about some Canadians do one for the tar sands?

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EDWARD SNOWDEN LIVE INTERVIEW at SXSW

A live-feed interview with Edward Snowden and the American Civil Liberties Union at SXSW (the South by Southwest Music and Media Conference) in Austin Texas, March 2014.

Using technology for the enlightenment of the world. As opposed to the way the NSA uses it.


(Audio is not great quality because of how many proxies they had to use to stream the video.)

And a bit of practical advice to go with it: Encryption Works: How to Protect Your Privacy in the Age of NSA Surveillance