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9/5 STEVE ’N’ SEAGULLS – The Trooper [Iron Maiden] – How about some Iron Maiden on the banjo? @SeagullsBand

7/26 David Byrne – The 60 Minutes Video – I’m a huge fan of this guy who reinvents himself every few years. I’ve seen all of the shows mentioned here. @DBtodomundo @60Minutes

7/25 Mel Blanc on How He Created His Iconic Voices | Carson Tonight Show 1983 – Parents and kids should both find this amazing. @JohnWCarson_RP

7/21 Would You Still Eat KFC If You Knew How Gross It Was? From animal cruelty to less-than-hygienic practices, you might think twice about buying that chicken bucket once you’ve seen how it’s made. (Full Confession: I’m a vegan.) @darcymiajimenez @MashedHQ @digg

7/19 All Presidents Heights Comparison: From Washington to Biden, Shortest to Tallest – See if you or your kids can guess the height of some presidents you know. Social studies teachers can use this. Anger Entrainment via @YouTube

7/18 Hollywood’s Future Belongs to People—Not Machines. Artificial intelligence is poised to transform entertainment as we know it, from blockbusters to pornography. But the power is still in the hands of humans. @MadelineAshby @WIRED

7/18 Chuck Jones – The Evolution of an Artist – If you are into cartoons at all you have to watch this. Also, share it with your kids. @24ppersecond @tonyszhou @glassesattached

7/17 Ringmasters – The Bells Of Notre Dame Medley with a Symphony Orchestra – Performed together with The Heilbronn Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Prof. Alois Seidlmeier in Konzert- und Kongresszentrum Harmonie Heilbronn, Theodor-Heuss-Saal 2022-12-18. @RingmastersQtet

7/14 Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries” Organ Solo – You don’t have to be an opera fan like me to enjoy this. @ScottBrosDuo

7/13 Moyun Rearranges ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’ Into A Groovy Folk Rock Tune. If you liked the original you will probably like this. 墨韵 Moyun Official on YouTube

7/11 Elly De La Cruz Stole Second, Third And Home In The Blink Of An Eye. This guy is the most exciting player in baseball not named Ohtani. @MLB

7/7 This Trick Won The Magic World Championships And It Has Utterly Destroyed Our Brains. Any idea how he does this? It’s actually several tricks put together. @Ecsleights @FISMNews

7/6 The World Jigsaw Puzzle Championships Are STRESSFUL! – Guinness World Records – This can be good therapy at home, but stressful in competition. @GWR

7/5 Zadok the Priest – Georg Friederich Händel – If you watched King Charles III coronation you heard the full orchestral version of this. Here it is done on two harps. Harpist Laetitia Troisi De Menville at St John’ s Co Cathedral, Malta @maltatoday

7/4 This Is What Happens When You Launch Fireworks From A Drone – With great firepower comes great drone responsibility. What could go wrong? @_beyondthepress

7/3 Venice on Foot – What to know before you go = I suggest going in September. If you haven’t been there put it on you bucket list. There is nothing like it. Nomad Citello on YouTube

6/30 Mel Brooks Admits To Cutting A Scene In ‘Blazing Saddles’ That Went Too Far. This is somewhat edgy and clearly for adults. @TeamCoco

6/29 Nikki Glaser Turned MC Hammer’s ‘U Can’t Touch This’ Into An Acoustic Sing-Along With Ease. The multitalented Nikki Glaser took the acoustic guitar and turned everyone’s favorite bop into a folk singalong. This is funny, but also very good. @NikkiGlaser @FallonTonight

6/29 Listen To The 16 Finalists Representing Their Nations In This Year’s Eurovision Song Contest. A new Eurovision winner was chosen from the 16 finalists who represented their nations at this year’s contest, which was be held in Liverpool, UK. See if you can pick who won. The only other way you could have watched this in the US is with a Peacock account. @ad_waitt @Moroccanoil @Eurovision

6/28 2 Accordions 24 Countries | Traditional Music – These guys are amazing. Just Duet on Youtube

6/23 Dance Group Murmuration’s Hypnotic Performance Earns Them The Golden Buzzer On ‘America’s Got Talent.’ Murmuration’s show involved the group wearing blindfolds and synchronizing a set to some downtempo music. @AGT

6/22 This World Champion Juggler Can Teach You To Juggle In Under An Hour. I followed this advice and learned how to juggle. Make sure you start at the beginning of this video. @BsaGrant @GalchenkoVova

6/21 Tom Scott Takes A Ride On One Of The Last Remaining DIY Cable Cars In Operation. There are only a handful of manual cable cars that exist in the word, and that are still operational, and Tom Scott visited one such location in the Slovenian mountains. @tomscott

The 30 Guitar Riffs Everyone Should Know How many can you play? How many would you like to play. Search YouTube for lessons. @Paulmdavids

6/19 We’re Dizzy Just Watching 4K Footage From This Norwegian Monster Coaster Going Upside Down. Tusenfryd in Oslo, Norway is home to an intense coaster called “Storm.” We couldn’t hack it, but we get a thrill watching other people freak out. @ThemeParkReview @BsaGrant @tusenfrydas

6/15 What The Journey To Mars Will Be Like! – There is some detail here that I didn’t know. This is a cool science lesson.

6/14 Making Gains With LIGHT Weights Is Possible! Here’s How. I have weights in my living room and use them as I watch TV. @Picture_Fit

6/12 J.S. Bach, Cello Suite No 1 – Julia Lange, Classical Guitar – This is an amazing piece that many people copy. This is a great guitar version.

6/12 Jakob Ingebrigtsen 2 mile world record – This is pretty insane. The guy runs back to back 7:57 miles. Crazy. @runningshoeguru

6/8 10 Cheapest Countries in Europe 2023 They all lot like very cool places to visit. My Swedish cousins go to places like these as they are smart and frugal. @WanderListGuide @wanderlustmag

6/7 Glen Campbell – Best Guitar Solos 1960 to 2000s – Glenn was an amazing guitarist and a member of the Wrecking Crew although you may know him more for his singing hits. Solo Flight West on YouTube

6/6 SENSATIONAL Welsh Male Choir Has Judges In TEARS In Britain’s Got Talent Audition 2023 – These guys practice once a week on Sunday. This is very cool. @MaleJohns @BGT

6/5 Teenage Sensation Malakai Bayoh’s ‘O Mio Babbino Caro’ Brings ‘Britain’s Got Talent’s’ Judges To Tears. The 13-year-old singer Malakai Brown has proven once again why he’s one of “Britain’s Got Talent’s” star performers. @Malakai_Music @BGT

6/2 The Mzansi Youth Choir’s Bring ‘AGT’s’ Judges To Tears And Get A Unanimous Golden Buzzer With Their Angelic Cover Of Nightbirde’s ‘It’s Okay.’ The auditorium erupted when all the judged decided to hit “AGT’s” golden buzzer for the Mzansi Youth Choir, after hearing their soulful rendition of Nightbirde song “It’s Okay.” @MzansiYouthChoi @AGT

6/1/2023 Nikola Jokic too smart for the NBA plays but they get increasingly smarter. This guy from Serbia is an amazing passer and seven feet tall. Get ready for him in the NBA finals. @njokicfanclub @NBA @nuggets

5/30 A Tight 12-Minute Set Of Just Peanut Butter Jokes, And They All Stick – This is very funny and clean. @800pgm @GregWarren

5/26 Accent Coach Clearly Enunciates How You’d Get Grounded In 20 Different Accents From Around The World. This is very cool and only takes 1:50. @accentcoach1

5/26 The Legendary Tina Turner Passed Away At The Age Of 83, Here Are Some Of The Queen Of Rock’n’Roll’s Iconic Moments. Read for a little “Proud Mary?” @jaredrusso

5/25 Someone Replaced ‘(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life’ In ‘Dirty Dancing’ With ‘The Muppet Show’ Theme Song And Created A Masterpiece. The climactic dance scene in “Dirty Dancing” is dramatically improved with “The Muppets” theme song. @Pandamoanimum

5/23 Who pays the lowest taxes in the US? There’s a common myth about who pays their fair share, and who doesn’t. @voxdotcom

5/22 The Engineering of the Drinking Bird – This is a great science lesson that should grab the attention of upper elementary on up. @engineerguytwit

5/19 PINK PANTHER Theme | double bass quintet | Božo Paradžik & students – Most symphonies don’t have five-string bass players, but here are five of them playing together. @FinanceDirCFO

5/17 Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin wants to open world of classical music, opera to new audiences. I go to the Metropolitan Opera several times a year and this guy is GREAT! @nezetseguin @60Minutes

5/15 Zadok the Priest – Handel Electrifies the Coronation!. If you watched the coronation of King Charles III you heard this. It really kicks. via The Music Professor on YouTube

5/10 Guy Turns The Police’s ‘Every Breath You Take’ Into A Grimey Rammstein Reimagination – One-man-band Moonic Productions turns the gears on the popular rock song and gives it an industrial twist. via Moonic Productions @ad_waitt

5/8 Musicians pay tribute to Gordon Lightfoot – As you may know he just passed at the age of 84.This sis a summary, but if you want to hear some songs it’s an easy search on YouTube. @CBCNews

5/4 11-Year-Old Olivia Lynes Wows ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ With A Cover Of ‘Defying Gravity’. Olivia Lynes received the golden buzzer on “BGT” after Amanda Holden deservedly smashed it upon hearing Lynes’s cover of Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth’s “Defying Gravity.” @AmandaHolden

5/3 Andrés Segovia: Bach – Gavotte from 4th Lute Suite for guitar – This guy was amazing. I remember him from the 1960s. @losolivosca

5/2 Walking Blues (Robert Johnson) feat. Keb’ Mo’ | Playing For Change | Song Around The World – I’m not sure how they sinc the music, but this is very cool. @playing4changen #PlayingForChange

5/1/2023 Can Cricket SUPERSTAR Harry Brook learn how to hit a baseball in just 1 day?! | MLB Europe Follow International cricket sensation and MLB Europe Ambassador Harry Brook as he heads to Florida to join up with the St. Louis Cardinals’ Spring Training camp. @MLB

4/28 Harris, Parton, Ronstadt on Late Show, March 24, 1999, – “Trio II” was recorded in 1994 but not released until 1999, when Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton, and Linda Ronstadt appeared on Late Show to perform Neil Young’s “After the Gold Rush.” The Glass Harmonica (or Armonica) was played by Dennis James, @thedonz5

4/27 Understanding Mr. Brightside – This is crazy cool for anyone who likes the Killers and people who are into music and art. @12tonevideos

4/26 Top 10 metal moments in classical music – I like metal music and a lot of classical music could pass for metal in addition to these selections. @Amaranthemetal

4/25 Cartoons about Teachers and Students Asking Questions during Lessons – But exactly how many questions do teachers ask? A two-decade-old research article summarized research on teacher questioning. @LarryCuban

4/24 UNLEASH THE ARCHERS – Northwest Passage (Official Video) | Napalm Records – This a punk version of a Stan Rogers classic that is something of an unofficial Canadian national anthem. @UnleashArchers @BuchanZig @BrittneyPotPie @g_duckets @akingsleyuta @NickMShred

4/21 Concerts Sound A Lot Better Now, And The Explanation Is Simple – This is a good science lesson that music fans will like. @BsaGrant @WIRED

4/21 The Best Arena To See A Live NBA Game In, Ranked – This data display is worth a look even if you are not an NBA fan. @jaredrusso @digg

4/19 These Financial Statistics Of The Average Person Are Eye-Opening. This is an excellent video for high school students on up. I’ve always been a saver and never had credit card debt. I now am comfortable in retirement. @Chris_invests

4/17 Florida is ground zero for moving scams where companies demand extra fees — or steal your stuff. Moving company scams are on the rise, and almost half originate in Florida. Anyone moving should read this as you can find scammers in all states. @eliza_relman

4/13 Official Ronnie James Dio Hologram Wacken Performance – Are you really dead if you are performing as a hologram? My brother-in-law Doug Thaler played with him in a band called The Electric Elves. @OfficialRJDio

4/12 A Desk Is Made From Recycled Chopsticks, But Is It Any Good? It’s a bit pricey, but this chopstick desk is surprisingly pretty neat. @ShrtCrctYT

4/11 When Is Easter? This is pretty nerdy, but astronomy, calendar, and religious buffs should like it. @KieranBorovac

4/7 The Poor Farm Boy Who Invented Reese’s to Provide for His Family – This 13-minute story about how the most popular candy in the US came to be is very interesting. @BusinessStoriesOfficial @reeses @Hersheys

4/6 Hugh Jackman Explains Why He Turned Down The Chance To Be James Bond. – I saw Hugh in “The Music Man.” In my view, he is the best when it comes to singing, dancing, and acting. @RealHughJackman @HowardStern

4/5 A Mathematician’s Tips On The Best Ways To Win The Lottery – There are no surefire ways to win, but mathematician Skip Garibaldi has a few clever tricks to make your lottery experience better. @skipgaribaldi

4/3/2023 How to Build a Martin Guitar | Factory Tour – I recommend the real factory tour if you are ever in Nazareth, Pennsylvania, but this is pretty good. I am a proud owner of one. @premierguitar @MartinGuitar

3/31 Old Rock Star Songs from comedian Tim Hawkins Classic Rock Songs updated for the singer’s age – This does make fun of old people, but I’m 76 and it made me laugh. @timhawkinscomic

3/30 The Curious Connection Between Cartoons and Classical Music In this video, we look at some history and the work of Carl Stalling to figure what connection exists between classical music and Looney Tunes cartoons. @PanchoBah1

3/29 14 Songs Based On Classical Music – The copyright for a piece of music expires 70 years after the composer dies. This means most classical music is in the public domain and free to use. David Bennett Piano on YouTube

3/28 How to Solve a Rubik’s Cube in 8 Steps | The Math of Games and Puzzles – If you want to impress your friends you will probably need some help, so here it is. @Wondrium

3/27 Charpentier: Te Deum, H. 146 | B’Rock Orchestra, Vox Luminis & Lionel Meunier – If you like baroque music, this is for you. @BRock_Orchestra @VLuminis @LionelMeunier @dw_culture

3/23 A 5,000-mile-long mass of seaweed is coming to shore. Here’s what will happen. The Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt, a 5,000-mile-long belt of seaweed weighing more than 11 million tons, is threatening to wreak havoc in the coastal waters and beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. @johnyangtv @NewsHour

3/22 Beethoven Flash Mob – Wayzata Symphony Orchestra and Edina Chorale – Minneapolis Nov 16, 2015, – @marleneconducts @EdinaChorale

3/21 It’s Basically Impossible To Overcook Mushrooms. I’m a vegan at home and use a lot of mushrooms. They add some good taste to your meals. This is also an excellent science lesson. for middle school on up. @SciShow

3/20 Six13 – Elton Johnukah Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, hello #Chanukah! Our last homage to a Piano Man went so well we thought we’d celebrate one of our most joyous holidays with a tribute to another timeless entertainer, the great Sir Elton John himself. @Six13Sings @EltonJohn

3/17 aroon 5 – Memories | One Voice Children’s Choir Cover – Share with your school’s music teachers. I bet your kids can do this. @1VoiceChildrens

3/16 A Normal Person Explains Cryptocurrency. This is funny and informative and only two minutes long. @avalonpenrose

3/13 Breaking Down American Homeowners’ Stubborn Obsession With Lawns – Around 80 percent of American homes have lawns, and it’s a safe bet that 100 percent of those lawns are pointless. @HalfInteresting @HelloFresh

3/10 Tennis has a Pickle ball Problem – This is the fastest growing sport in the US. Learn about it here. @CultTennisYT

3/8 RIP David Crosby – This guy should have died a long time ago based on his life style. This is a eulogy that covers his career. Seach YouTube to hear him perform. @amity_tracks

3/7 How playing an instrument benefits your brain – When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. @TED_ED

3/6 JEFF BECK LIVE Cause We’ve Ended As Lovers – As you may know, Jeff just passed at age 78. He has been a big deal in rock since the 196s. The above photo features Ron Wood of the Rolling Stones on the left next to Jeff and Rod Stewart on the right. Hit YouTube to listen to more of his work. @jeffbeckmusic

3/3 Mathematics and sex | Clio Cresswell | TEDxSydney – There is math than predict if a marriage will work. @cliocresswell @tedxsydney

3/1/2023 Opening a Vial of Cesium Underwater – I doubt your school with have any cesium setting around, so share this with chemistry teachers and students you know. @theactionlabman @manscaped

2/27 Top 10 Rock and Roll Pioneers – You can argue that they left someone out, but these folks all belong for my money. @WatchMojo

2/24 Andy Varipapa’s Bowling Trick Shots From 1948 Stand The Test Of Time. These are amazing. I remember watching this guy bowl on TV when I was growing up in the 1950s. @BowlingCityUae

2/22 Zadok the Priest — Choir of Westminster Abbey – The singing starts around 1:25. This is very majestic and is scheduled to be part of King Charles coordination. @finchbrown

2/21 Rush -Tom Sawyer live – This starts out with a funny bit from a “South Park” show. @rushtheband @SouthPark

2/20 Music’s power over your brain/a> – Humans are musical animals 4 million years in the making, explained by music expert Michael Spitzer. @MichaelSpitze20 @bigthink

2/17 MNOZIL BRASS | Wilhelm (William) Tell Overture – If you like brass with a little humor you will enjoy this. @mnozilbrass

2/15 An ex-Russian spy gives seductive manipulation tips can get you any man. There is some s\psychology here that anyone looking for love can use. @AliiaRoza @nypost

2/14 More Than a Name on a Wall – The Petersens (LIVE) – This is a real tear-jerker. @thepetersens

2/13 Five Surprising Facts You Need to Know about a Female Body – Consider showing this to your teens as I doubt your school covers any of this. @RenaMalikMD

2/9 The Top Ten Songs That the Beatles Gave Away – See how many you have heard of. @beatlesbible

2/7 An electric tuk-tuk it a perfect city ‘truck.’There are clearly some places where electric vehicles are the best choice. @MicahToll

2/3 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Live in Augusta Maine 1991 If you like country and folk music you will like these guys. @GrittyDirt

2/2 Doug Kershaw – Diggy Diggy Lo – This video is from 1990. If you like Cajun music you will like this guy. He is now 87. @KERSHAWDOUG

2/1/2023 How A Couple Of Design Tweaks And A Solid Marketing Strategy Helped Lego Wipe Out Its Competition – Phil Edwards explains how a toy block company like Lego beat its competition to become one of the world’s biggest brands. @PhilEdwardsInc @voxdotcom

1/31 The history of football – Ball games resembling modern football, aka soccer, go way back. @thatmattbates

1/30 Flash Mob – Pachelbel’s Canon (Canon in D) performed by 7-16-year-old kids – This takes a minute or so to take off, but it’s pretty cool. #Bellavita

1/27 The Origins of Rock ‘n’ Roll (1922-1959) – There is text below that tells you who is singing and what year. This is very cool. Lots of black voices made rock and roll happen. Kids in school should listen to this. @TheDirtyDeeds

1/26 “I saw the light” – If you like banjo, you will like this. I started playing in 1963 and still do.

1/25 Google Translate Sings: “You’re Welcome” from Moana (PARODY). @missmalindakat @TxdTranslations @SingKingKaraoke @jmkatzenstein

1/24 The Real Problem with Living on Mars – This is a good science lesson for upper elementary on up. @TheInfoShow

1/23 Alaska man can see the Northern Lights from his doorstep. THis video is only thirty seconds, but it’s amazing. @Vincent_Ledvina @UAFGI @nypost

1/13 How to make the perfect vegan ragu – recipe – It’s pretty clear that plant-based diets are the healthiest. Becoming a vegan is a gradual process so give this recipe a chance. @FelicityCloake @guardian

1/12 What caused flights to be grounded nationwide for hours on Wednesday? (1/11/2023 – Here are some answers but we all want to know more. @wusa9

1/10 NASA’s New Discoveries Deep Within Jupiter’s Clouds and Moons | Juno Year 6 Update – There lots of new pictures here for astronomy buffs. @astrumspace

1/6 Michael Smith And Michael van Gerwen Produce An Electrifying And History-Making ’23 World Darts Final. “The most remarkable 61 seconds the sport has ever seen,” said one review. @SkySportsDarts @Michael180Smith @MvG180 @OfficialPDC

1/4 A bunch of retired seniors in their 60s, 70s and 80s, were asked about their biggest mistakes and regrets, and later offered life advice so that other people can avoid them. This all sounds like good advice to me and I’m in this age group. @Sprouht_

1/2/2023 MNOZIL BRASS | Wilhelm (William) Tell Overture – These guys ae funny and good. If you like brass at all, you must watch. @mnozilbrass1/2/2023 MNOZIL BRASS | Wilhelm (William) Tell Overture – These guys ae funny and good. If you like brass at all, you must watch. @mnozilbrass

12/29 Two Guys Figure Out How To Get The Absolute Maximum Air On A Water Slide Ramp – We’re not quite sure what kind of waterpark allows two people to go down a slide together, but more waterparks should say “screw it” and allow it, because this looks awesome. #PraiseTheCameraMan

12/27 Dire Straits – Sultans Of Swing – Mark Knofler is an excellent guitarist as this video will attest to. @DireStraits77 @MarkKnopfler

12/27 This Acapella Group Performed A Next Level Version Of Kate Bush’s ‘Running Up That Hill’ From ‘Stranger Things’ – South Korean five-member Acappella group absolutely crushes this cover of Kate Bush’s signature song that might save you from Vecna. @MayTree78 @KateBushMusic

12/22 The Real Reason NASA Is Returning to the Moon! – Large parts are unexplored. @NASA @TheSimplySpace

12/22 Blue Man Grop – You are in for a treat if you haven’t seen this act before. @bluemangroup

12/21 Here’s What Will Happen to Qatar’s Billion Dollar Stadiums Now That the World Cup Is Over. The total seating capacity comes to 426,031, nearly 100,000 seats more than the entire native population of Qatar. @arynebaker @TIME

12/20 Are Talking Trash Cans The Secret To Sweden’s Cleanliness? John Oliver investigated the case of the talking garbage cans in Malmö, Sweden, to see if they made disposing of garbage fun. WARNING: There is a casual F-word. @LastWeekTonight

12/19 Flash Mob – Performing “I Will Follow Him” & “Jupiter” by Holst at a Mall – What’s not to love about this. Share with your kids. Dontate to Flash Mob Geek here

12/15 Jolene (Dolly Parton); by Shut Up & Kiss Me! – This is an interesting cover to Dolly Parton’s big hit. @StudiouldeBaza for letting us film at your place! @GiuliaSirbuSinger @BeatriceFloreaSinger @Alexandra Parasca @AndreiCerbuTheVoodooChild @Robert Ciubotaru

12/13 Does San Francisco Have The Steepest Streets In The World? If bicycling is your hobby you will enjoy this. Mitch Boyer on YouTube @insta360

12/9 How A Woman Raised An Abandoned Squirrel And Nursed It Back Into The Wild – If you or a friend is an animal love you will find this 8+ minute video to be a real tearjerker. @Tommygun0388

12/8 Everything You Need To Know About The Most Notorious Type Of Ants. Polyergus ants have some of the most brutal and hierarchical working systems among their ranks, which is why they’re called “slave-raiding ants.” @Kurz_Gesagt

12/7 Oklahoma State | J.S. Bach Toccata and Fugue in D Minor – This is five trumpet players taking on this Bach classic. Share with music teachers you know. @bwi11i @jkhartl

12/6 The Unexplainable Mystery of Stonehenge REVEALED! – I have visited this site and highly recommend it your you can any kids you know. @SciShow

12/5 Lewis Black | The Rant Is Due best of the Bible – In this collection of rants, Lewis analyzes the differences between the Jewish and Christian Bibles, the separation of church and state, and the Ark Encounter “life-size” Noah’s Ark/Creation Museum in Williamstown, KY. @TheLewisBlack

12/2 Watch Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie (1943-2022) Perform ‘Everywhere’ Live In 1997. Rest in peace, Christine McVie. @Nickslive @christine_mcvie

12/1/2022 California Dreamin’ (The Mamas & The Papas); Cover by Shut Up & Kiss Me! – If you like three strong female voices singing together, you will like this. @BeatriceFloreaSinger @GiuliaSirbuSinger @Alexandra Parasca @AndreiCerbuTheVoodooChild @Robert Ciubotaru @Maria Tufeanu

11/30 Five FANTASTIC Google Maps Features You Want To Know About – Google Maps does far more than just give us turn-by-turn directions. With Google Maps you can measure distance, measure area, and look back in time with street view history. @dottotech

11/29 Seven super common chord progressions and why they work – This is a great lesson for beginners. More experienced players like myself might like it too. David Bennett Piano on YouTube

11/28 Walls of Time – The Petersens (LIVE) – Looks like the little sister couldn’t make it. @thepetersens

11/25 Metallica – Master of Puppets (Piano Cover) – I like this version better than the original. @Gamazda_

11/23 Learn To Solo In 5 Minutes – 6 Note Soloing Technique – Steve Stine Guitar Lesson – Playing lead guitar is easier than you think. This is an outstanding video. @stinemusic

11/22 Here’s The Trailer Of ‘Elemental,’ The Next Pixar Movie That Might Make You Cry. Pixar has an amazing record for turning out hit movies. This could be the next hit. @Pixar @leahmlewis

11/18 Mark Knopfler Showing his magic on an acoustic guitar – This is a good guitar lesson for beginner and intermediate guitarists. @MarkKnopfler @chanchoconhipo

11/17 Kids React to AC/DC This is so cute. As a retired elementary principal I love these kids. I’m also a big AC/DC fan. @react

11/16 Every FIFA World Cup 2022 Kit, Ranked – If you are into football (soccer) like me at all, you will enjoy this. Folks just into fashion will like it too. @BOOMBOOMPAOLOW @InsideHook

11/15 Cartoons about Grades and Tests in Schools – Here is this month’s cartoons about families, teachers, and students as they encounter the rituals of report cards, homework, scanning school grades, the aftermath of Covid-19, and enduring state tests. @LaarryCuban

11/15 The #1 Smoke Bombs for Photography in the World – If you ar a photographer or a photography teacher, get some of these for special effects in your photos.

11/14 Jeff Beck and ZZ Top do Ernie Ford’s “Sixteen Tons.” “Sixteen Tons” is a song written by Merle Travis about a coal miner based on life in the mines of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. Ernie Ford has a number 1 hit with it in 1955. These guys make it seem fresh. @ZZTop @jeffbeckmusic

11/11 I’ll Fly Away – The Cotton Pickin Kids – This band is composed on six siblings, the oldest of which is only 19 with their dad on bass. They are good and so cute. @vivs1man

11/8 The Seven MOST IMPORTANT Things to Own in Retirement – Share with retirees and people approaching retirement you know.

11/7 Axis of Awesome – 4 Four Chord Song – This is a funny demonstration how most hit songs only use four chords. WARNING: Get ready for a few f-words. @axisofawesome

11/4 “Weird Al” Yankovic – Bob – THis song is entirely made of of palindromes. English teachers should use this. It’s a parody of Bob Dylan’s Subteranian Homesick Blues. @alyankovic @Vevo

11/3 Neil Peart Drum Solo – Rush Live in Frankfurt – Neil Peart (1952-2020), the drummer for Rush, is considered by many as the best rock drummer ever. Check this out and see if you agree. @NeilPeartFans @rushtheband

11/2/2022 The Traveling Wilburys – Handle With Care – This all-star band is 3/5 dead, but still worth a listen. I was impressed with George Harrison’s singing and nobody sings like Roy Orbison. @OfficialWilbury @JeffLynnesELO @bobdylan

10/28 Timothy Fletcher’s Drumming Will Instantly Put You In A Rhythmic Mood. Fletcher began playing drums in sixth grade and, over the last few years, has established himself as an electric performer, with appearances on different late night TV and sports shows. Also, check him out o YouTube. @Timothyfletch

10/27 Queen And David Bowie Released ‘Under Pressure’ 41 Years Ago Today<./a> Their single, at the time, was a big hit. But four decades later it still might be one of the greatest song ever made, straight up. @QueenWillRock

10/26 Halloween Photo Ideas Here is some inspiration on how to make the most of your smoke bombs and pumpkins to create an epic photoshoot this Halloween. shutterbombs on Instagram

10/25 Why is it so hard to cure the common cold? This is an excellent TED Ed video for middle school on up. @TED_ED @antonbogaty @TheRealNeekola

10/24 How the World’s Wealthiest People Travel – If you like to travel like I do you will enjoy this. @wendoverpro @HalfInteresting @StandardShows @WatchNebula

10/21 Buying Your First Acoustic Guitar (5 Things You MUST Consider) | A Beginner’s Guide – Guitar Center Lessons wants to help make choosing your first acoustic guitar an easy and informed process. @guitarcenter

10/20 How does money laundering work? – Delena D. Spann = Money laundering is the term for any process that “cleans” illegally obtained funds of their “dirty” criminal origins, allowing them to be used within the legal economy. @FraudCrusader @TED_ED

10/19 Comedian He Huang’s ‘Australia’s Got Talent Audition Brought Down The Entire House Huang’s self-reflective set had the judges, hosts and audience members of “Australia’s Got Talent” in splits. @hehuangcomedy

10/18 Busting Five common myths about water and hydration – To set the record straight, Life Kit talks to Tamara Hew-Butler, associate professor of exercise and sports science at Wayne State University; Mindy Millard-Stafford, director of the Exercise Physiology Laboratory at Georgia Tech; and Yuki Oka, a professor of biology at Caltech who specializes in thirst. @aaronscottNPR @NPRLifeKit @NPR

10/17 Apple Watch 8 – First 14 Things To Do! ( Tips & Tricks ) – I’ve love my Apple Watch 3, but this looks pretty good. @whatgearreviews @Apple

10/14 Homecoming – Cotton Pickin Kids – This is a very young band that has promise. They remind me don’t an early eversion of the Petersens. If you like cute, this is for you. @vivs1man

10/12 Domino Structures Defy Gravity As They Topple At The World Domino Collective 2022. Who knew dominoes could do all this? Watch as 704,814 (of 750,000 set up by the Dutch Domino Team) dominoes go down in a riveting sequence, setting a new amateur domino record. @theawesomer @Hevesh5

10/10 GoPro Awards: Top 10 Official Selections – Five years ago today, GoPro introduced the GoPro Community to GoPro Awards – an always-on program created to reward camera users with monetary awards and gear for sharing their best GoPro content. @GoPro

10/8 US Cities Are Recycling Trees and Poop to Make Compost. Wood and biosolids from water treatment plants can be used to improve the soil—and keep remaining trees healthy. @SeattleBryn @WIRED

10/7 The 100 Greatest Karaoke Songs of All Time – I’m sure all of you will take issue with some of these and find some of your favorites missing. Let me know what they left out at @billboard

10/6 Why Only Three Countries In The World Still Run On The Imperial System – Can you or your kids name these countries. Skip to 3:30 to avoid the commercial. This is a great lesson on the evolution of measurement. @johnnywharris

9/19 BEST EVER AC-DC impression by Jim Breuer – This guy does “The Hokey Pokey” AC/DC style. This is a riot. @JimBreuer

9/18 The benefits of good posture – Your posture is the foundation for every movement your body makes and can determine how well your body adapts to the stresses on it. @TED_ED @beynine_beynine

9/17 Pipe Dream (Animusic) – Remastered 4K 60 FPS – This is an INSANELY GOOD animation. Please watch and share.

9/17 David Beckham joins queue for Queen’s lying-in-state. Ex-England soccer captain recalls receiving his OBE from the Queen as he waits with thousands of mourners in central London. Why aren’t you going? @JamieGrierson @guardian

9/16 Grieg – In the Hall of the Mountain King – This starts off slow and rocks near the end. @ScottBrosDuo

9/14 The Heimatdamisch: Sweet Child o’ Mine (Guns n’ Roses) – Taken from the album “The Heimatdamisch: Circus Oberkrain”, available at bergbeatshop. @SoulPitStop1

9/13 The Best Damn Female Guitarists The World Has to offer! I love watching ladies rock. @CRAVE_Guitars

9/12 70’s VS 80’s VS 90’s (Guitar Riffs Battle) This a blast no matter which decard you grew up in

9/9 Safest States in America – TOP Data has identified the safest states in America by comparing all 50 states across 37 relevant metrics. How is your state doing? I was happy to see my state of New York at 14. @TopDataScience

9/8 A Thousand Musicians Rocked ‘Under Pressure’ Harder Than It’s Ever Been Rocked Before. Rockin 1,000, the 1,000-person band from Italy, absolutely crush this live cover of the Queen-Bowie classic. @rockin_1000

9/7 Inner peace Rmx by Pazzos Bi (Lyrics and Video) – This guy is a one-man band. Be sure to follow him. @PazzosB

9/6 10 THINGS I wish I knew as a beginner guitarist – This video by Paul Davids is something that beginners and experienced guitarists should watch. @Paulmdavids

9/3 These Marimba Players Didn’t Have To Go So Hard But They Did. Hillcrest College Marimba Band brought home the Marimba Challenge Cup with this banger in 2017. @ZwHillcrest @theawesomer

9/2 Ten Bike-friendly cities you can actually afford – My daughter lives in Brooklyn, which is bike friendly, but the average rent there is $3000/month. @propelbike

9/1/2022 Why The World’s Highest Jumping Robot — That Can Leap 110 Feet — Is A Marvel In Engineering, Derek Muller reveals how this robot can jump as high as the Statue Of Liberty’s eye-level. @veritasium

8/31 Dueling Horns and Banjos – AKA Deliverance like you’ve never seen it! This is crazy good and so creative. @Duttons #duttontv #branson

8/30 AC/DC – Thunderstruck Guzheng Cover|Moyun – This is done on an Asian zither of some sort. She plays both guitar parts, some of the bass part and some of the percussion. It is AMAZING. @AndyVermaut

8/29 Cartoons about Schools and Covid (2020-2022) – Even in these turbulent years, cartoonists have found humor in the impact of this troublesome and lethal virus that has seized the U.S. and the rest of the world. @LarryCuban

8/26 Five Levels of Canon in D – Easy to Insane. I love this piece and this does some very cool things with it. Piano players should really enjoy it. @musicalbasics

8/25 THE WHO *BABA O’RILEY* live in CINCINNATI at TQL Stadium on 5/15/2022 First concert Cincy 43 years. It starts with Pete Towndsand talking and introducing the band. You can go to the 8:30 mark for a very cool violin solo. Ringo Starr’s son Zach is on drums and is very good. Daltry can still sing. @TheWho

8/24 It Seemed Like a Normal Day – David Perry Original – This song is especially good for elementary students as they can practice their reading skills as they watch. @DavidPerryTunes

8/23 Home Free – “When Will I Be Loved.” If you like acapella, the Everly Brothers, or Linda Ronstadt, you will like this. @HomeFreeGuys

8/20 ABBA’S DANCING QUEEN Like You’ve NEVER Heard It Before! Simon Cowell Won’t Forget This AGT Audition – Debbii Dawson WOWS Simon & the Judges with her GORGEOUS Original Version of a Pop Classic with Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Sofia Vergara, and Howie Mandel on America’s Got Talent 2022. @debbiidawson @AGT @SimonCowell @heidiklum @SofiaVergara @howiemandel

8/19 Thunderstruck |but with banjos| – Southern Raised This is the second post I’ve done of this AC/DC song featuring banjos. These guys are good. @SouthernRaisedB

8/18 2020 Branson Show – The Petersens (LIVE) – Can’t get enough of this band. This is a full 1:20 concert, so watch as much as you want. @thepetersens

8/17 Miley Cyrus – Jolene (Backyard Session) HD | LYRICS IN VIDEO! – Sorry about Miley Syrus two days in a row, but she has a special voice. This was ten years ago. @MileyArmy

8/16 Simone Giertz Builds The Most Satisfying Music Box Ever By Popping Bubble Wrap.
Mad genius Simone Giertz builds an immensely satisfying music box using the dulcet sounds of bubble wrap. This is very clever. You can skip ahead if you don’t want to watch the entire process. @SimoneGiertz

8/15 Miley Cyrus and Metallica “Nothing Else Matters” Live on the Stern Show You don’t have to be a fan of Miley or Metallica to enjoy this. It starts with a talk with Howard Stern. The singing starts at about the 2:40 mark. @Metallica @MileyNewsAccess @MileyCyrus @HowardStern

8/14 TOP 30 songs for ACOUSTIC guitar! You don’t have to be a guitar player to enjoy this. @Paulmdavids

8/11 Pachabel’s canon in D but it keeps getting jazzier. This variation of this classic piece is pretty cool. @hiromispark @TWFTonyWilliams

8/10 CELTICA – Pipes rock: Smoke on the Water, Scotland the Brave/ Live – Please forgive me if I’m posting too many rock and roll bag pipe videos.

8/9 Here Are The Eight Biggest Terrestrial Vehicles On The Planet. You won’t see them driving down your street, but they are pretty amazing. @supercarblondie @MECN_Davina

8/8 Joan Jett & Dave Grohl ~ Cherry Bomb 2015 – This is a favorite of mine. It’s a rock number for a woman, but Dave does it justice. @joanjett @foofighters

8/7 80 Great Guitar Intros – If you don’t play guitar please share this with people you know who do. @Paulmdavids

8/6 VOCES8: ‘Locus Iste’ by Anton Bruckner. If you like acapella music, you will like this. @VOCES8

8/5 Comedian Recreates That Horrifying Realization When You Find Out Someone Forgot To Use Reusable Bags. A roommate fails to use reusable bags, and drama ensues. WARNING: One F-word. @AuntyDonnaBoys

8/4 The James Webb Space Telescope Zeroes In On One Of The Weirdest Galaxies In The Universe. A new image looks at the mysterious Cartwheel Galaxy, some 500 million light-years from Earth. @EdMazza @HuffPost

8/3 Comedian Recreates What Goes On Inside Every Woman’s Brain On A First Date. I love femail comedians and this one is pretty funny. WARNING: Two S-words and some tame sexual references. @lkallmekris

8/2/2022 Watch The First Two Hours Of MTV Remastered From Its Original 1981 Broadcast. MTV isn’t what it used to be. I loved the original version. How about you and your kids? @MTV

8/1 2022 The Atlantic slave trade: What too few textbooks told you – Anthony Hazard My history
class never talked about how black slaves were originally sold by other blacks in Africa. @Ad_Anderson @TED_ED

7/31 The best Wordle strategy – according to science – If you want to up your Wordle game watch this. @AndrewSteele

7/30 Roller Coaster Physics – Here is a list of resources for teaching and learning about the physics of roller coasters. @rmbyrne @StoryLandNH @CK12Foundation @TeachEngineer

7/27 Three Men And A Percussionist Perform Epic Cover Of Michael Jackson’s ‘Billie Jean’ On One Guitar – This is amazing. Watch four guys play one guitar. #BCNGuitarTrio

7/26 This Day In The Life of A Park Ranger Is An Incredible Slice Of Life – Kids should watch this five-minute video to see what this job is like. @Digg

7/25 Sydney McLaughlin Tops Her Own World Record In The 400 Hurdle. Her world record time going over ten hurdles would have finished 7th in the flat 400-meter final. You don’t have to be a track fan to appreciate this. @GoSydGo @NBCSports

7/24 Webster Schroeder Percussion Ensemble with Julie Davila’s Stool Pigeon – Share with your band director and ask if they can let there kids do something like this. @SueBjarnar @MuscatoSTS

7/23 The Blob Opera – Click and drag to make each blob sing. As more blobs show up they will automatically harmonize. This is way fun. @BlobOperaNL

7/22 ach: Toccata & Fugue in D minor – Original Canadian Brass with Peter Schickele = If you like brass and Bach this is a winner. @CanadianBrass

7/21 AC/DC – Thunderstruck Guzheng Cover|MoyunInside Mid journey, The Generative Art AI That Rivals DALL-E – With a short text description, the tool can create surreal sci-fi environments and stylistic fine art—for a price. @janusrose @motherboard @VICE

7/18 Alison Balsom, ‘Haydn Trumpet Concerto in Eb, 1st mov.’ (Allegro)
Alison Balsom (1978) is an English trumpet soloist, arranger, producer, and music educator. Recorded live on the last night of the BBC Proms, September 12th, 2009, Royal Albert Hall, London. @alisonbalsom @RoyalAlbertHal

7/16 The Winners Of The 2022 Audubon Photography Awards Are Spectacular. Here are the eye-popping winners from the National Audubon Society’s annual Audubon Photography Awards. @jamescrugnale @Digg @audubonsociety

7/15 Home Free – How Great Thou Art – This is my favorite hymn. You don’t have to believe in God to enjoy this as the background is insanely beautiful. @HomeFreeGuys

7/13 Watch This Guy Play A Solo On A Record-Breaking 69-String Bass Guitar. It does have a unique sound. You can skip the first minute of the talk. @Davie504bass

7/12 Pixar’s Highest Grossing Films, Visualized – Redditor Sterling adjusted Pixar film budgets according to inflation to see which ones were the studio’s biggest hits. Here’s what their calculations showed. r/dataisbeautiful @Pixar

7/11 Psalm 136 with Béla Fleck and Sierra Hull – As a banjo player Bela is my idol. I think you will find that Sierra can keep up with him. @belafleckbanjo @sierrahull

7/10 The sonic boom problem – Katerina Kaouri – This short video is a great science lesson for upper elementary on up. @KatKaouri @mathscu @esgicy @TED_ED

7/8 The 2019 Disc Golf Championships – I took up disc golf when the pandemic hit. It’s a great sport for everyone, but these guys are insanely good. If you want to skip the talk, go to the 3:00 mark. @JomezPro

7/7 What are those floaty things in your eye? – Michael Mauser – I have had to deal with these for decades. How about you? @PenPenChen @TED_Ed

7/6 Thunderstruck for Percussion Ensemble Alumnado PercuFest 2014 dirigido por Rafa Navarro – Thunderstruck starts about 3:45 in, but it’s worth the wait. Rafa Navarro

7/4 Mondo Duplantis Finally Breaks The Pole Vault World Record. Mondo Duplantis easily clears 6.16m in the pole vault at Diamond League Stockholm to set a new world record in the event by 1 cm. @mondohoss600

7/3 Larry Cuban’s Cartoons on Aging – Getting really old has been on his mind so he began exploring its humorous side. @LarryCuban @CubanLarry

7/2 PICKLING vs FERMENTING – What’s the Difference? If you are not into fermentation, their lady will help. Fermented foods are so good for you. Clean Food Living – Consider subscribing.

7/1 Shane Van Boening Makes An Extraordinary 10-Ball Break That Has To Be Seen To Be Believed. If you play pool at all you have to watch this one-minute video. @BilliardNetwork

6/30 Here’s Why They Stopped Building Roller Coasters That Loop In A Circle – Loops on roller coasters used to be perfectly circular. Here’s why the extreme G force from the curvature made that a terrible experience for passengers. @voxdotcom

6/29 Why This Accidental Battery Breakthrough Matters – Exploring why an accidental discovery may have unlocked the holy grail in battery research: an energy-dense, long-lasting, and safe battery. @UndecidedMF

6/28 How are microchips made? Microchips are the brains behind almost everything we use in our increasingly electronic world. Here’s how they are engineered. @IntEngineering

6/23 What *REALLY* happens to ‘Recycled’ Glass?! – (you might be surprised). This is a great video to show kids from middle school on up. It shows how glass is really recycled. @ZacksJerryRig

6/22 This Giant Sinkhole Swallowed A Car And Its Passengers In China. A car and the two people sitting inside it fell into a huge sinkhole that opened up on a street in Luoyang, China. @nowthisnews

6/21 Some Guy Strapped A Jet Engine To A Longboard And Proceeded To Blast Off Like Wile E. Coyote. There is no detail here. You just get to watch this amazing ride for two minutes. @BobMaddox

6/20 Knowing What to Say at Sunday School – Ricky Gervais | Animals | Universal Comedy – He is my favorite living comedian. (WARNING: A few naughty words.) @rickygervais

6/19 What is déjà vu? What is déjà vu? – Michael Molina – What causes the sensation of déjà vu? Dive into the theories and psychology that could explain why you’re having that feeling… again. @TED_ED @PMichaelMolina

6/18 The guy who put electric strings on his acoustic guitar. I don’t play as well as this guy, but I want to try this. @igusaseiji

6/17 Mary Roach: 10 things you didn’t know about orgasm – This is informative and very funny. Parents should watch it prior to sharing it with their kids. @mary_roach @TEDTalks

6/16 How to Make Homemade Sauerkraut – A Delicious Probiotics Rich Side Dish for Gut Health – I make my own fermented vegetables. They taste good and are high-end healthy food. You should put some on every salad. @WorldHealthScot

6/15 Comedian Recreates What Happens When You Search Google In 2022. Ryan George hilariously demonstrates the frustration you get from doing a Google search these days. @theryangeorge @rayconglobal

6/14 Why you shouldn’t worry about pooping once a day | Body Stuff with Dr. Jen Gunter – This is an excellent shot (4:11) lesson on digestion for middle school on up. @DrJenGunter @TED_Talks

6/13 Top 20 Singer-Songwriter Songs of All Time – I liked all of these songs and I bet you will too. @rickbeato

6/11 Sexy trash cans? This Swedish city is taking a risqué approach to garbage. By installing talking garbage cans that dish out racy audio messages after being fed trash, authorities are hoping for an increase in rubbish being deposited. @JHBantock @Henrikkp @Richard_Orange @CNNTravel @cnnsport

6/10 Here’s Everything An N95 Mask Catches When You Wear It 20 Minutes Daily For One Week. The density of fibers and the electrostatic nature makes these masks rather effective. @SciInspire

6/9 Can you outsmart the college admissions fallacy? – Elizabeth Cox – If you and your kids don’t understand circular reasoning, maybe you should watch this. @TED_Ed

6/8 Taimane Gardner, the Ukulele Virtuoso | Taimane Gardner | TEDxMaui – She mixes Bach’s Fugue in D minor with some flamenco stuff. This is VERY COOL. @taimanegardner @TEDxMaui

6/7 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations In The Continental United States From 2010-2022, Visualized – This tends to make it look like there are more than there really are. @Digg

6/5 Guy Plays The Same Lick On 91 Different Instruments And It’s A Musical Tour De Force. This would be a good music lesson for elementary on up. @InstrumentMania

6/3 Let’s Get Our Shit Together—Literally. It’s time to build the Poop Ark, a centralized collection of the entire animal kingdom’s feces, for research, de-extinction, and more. @JRMorber @WIRED

6/2 How to practice effectively…for just about anything – Annie Bosler and Don Greene – Mastering any physical skill takes practice. Practice is the repetition of an action with the goal of improvement, and it helps us perform with more ease, speed, and confidence. But what does practice actually do to make us better at things? @anniebosler @DonGreenePhD @TED_ED

5/31 Here’s What Summiting Mt. Everest Looks Like On GoPros. Mountaineer Jon Gupta reached the top of Mt. Everest (8848 meters) and the GoPro footage shows the spectacular journey he took to pull it off. @MountExpeds @GoPro

5/31 ‘Top Gun’ studio borrowed fighter jets for $11K an hour but Tom Cruise was not allowed to touch controls. – Cruise was able to fly in several sorties for the new movie. Try watching the original movie on Netflix. @landon_mion @FoxNews

5/30 A Breakdown Of The Greatest Comeback In Tetris History – If you have ever played tetris you will get a kick out of this. @aGameScout

5/25 Reagan tells Soviet jokes. These are jokes that you just might be able to use.

5/24 Mick Jagger Presents Top Ten Things He’s Learned After 50 Years In Rock N’ Roll | Letterman – This is pretty funny. It’s about ten years old. Share with Stones fans, you know. @RollingStones @MickJagger

5/20 Next Level Beatboxer Creates An Entire Orchestra Using His Mouth And The Result Is Mesmerizing. @MB14beatbox @Enaparte_immo

5/19 This Supercut Of Dogs Reacting To Getting Adopted From The Shelter Will Instantly Make Your Day Better. Be sure to share this with any dog people you know. @We_LoveAnimals_

5/18 <Pachelbel’s Guitar Hero | Trace Bundy | TEDxBoulder This tune is easy to play, but good luck matching this dude. @tracebundy @TEDxBoulder

5/17 Reinventing Freedom with Electric Harp | Deborah Henson-Conant | TEDxNatick In thirteen minutes Deborah Henson-Conant tell she envisioned the modern electric harp and worked with a French collaborator to make it a reality. @HipHarpist @TEDxNatick

5/16 Mason Williams – Classical Gas w/ Deborah Henson-Conant – This is a very cool classic song with a harp accompaniment. @HipHarpist

5/15 Stevie Nicks – Edge of Seventeen (Official Music Video) – I never get tired of this song. I hope you like it too. @StevieNicks

5/14 Instantly Improve Your Putting With These Simple Tips. Take ten minutes to make sure you are following this advice. @ChrisRyanGolf

5/13 The quest to take a picture of the black hole at the center of our own galaxy – Understanding Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way, could help us understand how the Milky Way formed, as well as the strange physics that happen in and near black holes. @decohere @UChicago

5/12 Blowing The Lid on The Biggest Guitar Secret This lesson in expression is good for guitar players at all levels. @Wallimann

5/11 This Animation Shows You How Small Atoms Really Are. It’s not possible to imagine the size of an atom, but this video tries.

5/10 Peanut Butter | How It’s Made – I bet your kids will like this. @DiscoveryUK

5/9 Royal Marines Corps of Drums and Top Secret Drum Corps | The Bands of HM Royal Marines – If you know any percussionists, please share this with them. @RMBandService

5/9 This Overhead View Of Rich Strike’s Come-From-Behind Win At The Kentucky Derby Is Absolutely Bonkers. Drones are giving us videos the likes of which we haven’t seen before. Did you get one for your kids yet? @DubaiPlan @Digg

5/8 George Carlin – Euphemisms – If you are trying to teach this concept this video will do the job for middle school on up. @TheGeorgeCarlin @dannytechworld

5/7 Jørgen Dahl Moe | Dancing In the Dark (Bruce Springsteen) | Blind auditions | The Voice Norway – This song is full of cliches, but it’s still a very good song. This guy has a great voice. @TheVoice_NO

5/6 14 (Thankfully) Discontinued Guinness World Records – Some are so stupid it’s hard to imagine how they started. Drinking the most beer in an hour could kill someone. @ellengutoskey @mental_floss

5/5 Ten Siri Tips and Tricks – It Does More Than You Think. – Siri is still not perfect, but it’s better than ever before, and with these 10 Siri Tips and Tricks, you can make sure you’re getting the absolute most out of it. @properhonesttec

5/4 Guns N’ Roses – Sweet Child O’ Mine on iPhone (GarageBand) – Every GarageBand instrument & instrument setup used for #GunsNRoses #SweetChildOfMine can be found in this video

5/3 The interesting engineering behind the SHAPE of Train wheels! – Have you ever wondered why the train wheel shape is conical, not straight? Let’s explore this simple but genius invention in detail. @BrainMwirigi4 @prakash_bohara1

4/30 33 Kitchen Hacks That Are Borderline Genius – I live alone and do all of my own cooking so I enjoyed this.

4/29 This Visualization Of The Scale Of Planets In Our Solar System Might Make You Feel Small And Insignificant. Note that this model also shows relative spin rates. I only wish that it included the other big moons in the solar system. @physicsJ

4/28 15 Psychological Facts That Will Blow Your Mind – Human psychology explores the mind and behavior, and while there’s still a lot that we don’t know, there are some fascinating and surprising study findings about the secrets of the mind. @BrainyDose

4/27 Ichika Nito Demonstrates Why The Casio DG-20 Digital Guitar Is The Coolest Instrument You Can Play In The World. Prepare to melt some faces when you shred with the Casio DG-20 Digital Guitar Synth Gray. @IchikaNito @CasioMusicUK @Casio_USA

4/26 Boomers And Millennials Alike Debate The Point And Humor Of This Old Steve Martin Sketch From ‘SNL’ – This novelty song debuted on “Saturday Night Live” 44 years ago, and there’s a lot of debate happening suddenly about how it holds up, and its merits. @SteveMartinToGo @nbcsnl

4/25 How does a Tank work? (M1A2 Abrams) -The good news is that it can hold 500 gallons of fuel. The bad news is that it only gets 0.6 miles per gallon. @jaredowens

4/24 Far Side Banks of Jordan – The Petersens (LIVE) – I’m a big fan of this group. I hope you like them too. @thepetersens

4/22 Shipping Up To Boston/Enter Sandman – Bagpipe Cover (The Snake Charmer x Goddesses of Bagpipe) This is a mix of Irish tunes and metal for you on the Bagpipes with 3 Female Bagpipers all the way from the US, Scotland and India. This video is very well done. @yourbestvids @DropkickMurphys

4/21 Top 100 Rodney Dangerfield Jokes – If you like Rodney at all, you will love this well-done compilation will do it for you. @RodneyNoRespect

4/20 Punch Brothers cover Gordon Lightfoot’s “Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” 3/3/22 Boston, MA – Chris Thile and Punch Brothers with Noam Pikelny, Chris Eldridge, Gabe Witcher, and Paul Kowert perform Gordon Lightfoot and Tony Rice’s “Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” @LessThanFace1 @punchbrothers @christhile

4/19 CELTICA – Pipes Rock: Megawat – If you like bagpipes and rock and roll this could work for you. @CelticaRocks

4/17 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Fan Vote. You have only two weeks. I don’t see how they can keep Dione Warwick out. I also recommend Pat Benatar and Judas Priest. Dolly Parton said she would decline to make from for someone else. @rockhall @judaspriest @BestShotBenatar

4/16 Rush – Tom Sawyer (Bass Cover) by a very young girl. She is incredible. Getty Lee is considered a top bass player, and she is playing his entire part. @EllenPlaysBass

4/15 Canon Rock – Jerry C cover by Laura Lace – Laura is a student of Jerry’s, and she just kicks ass on this cover of Pachabel’s Cannon in D. Yesterday I posted her doing Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D

4/14 J. S. Bach – Toccata in D Minor Guitar cover – This is INSANE!!! This is the piece that opens Disney’s “Fantasia.” At the end, there are more amazing videos. Instagram:

4/13 “My Old School” Performed in Berklee’s LA Studio Ensemble 2016 Spring semester led by Marty Walsh. These kids really kick this old Steely Dan hit. @martywalsh8

4/12 Songs that use Counterpoint – This is an excellent music lesson for middle school on up. @TomplayApp

4/11 Old Blind Dogs – EDINBURGH TRADFEST 2020 – What’s not to like about a band with a bagpipe player. @oldblinddogs

4/10 Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway – Crooked Tree (Live) – If you like this there are a lot more of her work on YouTube. In addition to a very pleasant voice, she is an excellent guitar player with a fine band. @mollytuttle

4/9 The 5 Eating Habits Tom Brady Swears By – I pretty much do this and I never get sick. How many do you and your kids follow? @SamanthaBoesch @EatThisNotThat

4/7 Akaash Singh | Bring Back Apu | Full Comedy Special – This is a bit political but works for the left and right I think. WARNING: It’s also loaded with F-words so beware. @AkaashSingh @PadmaDevii

4/5 Artificial intelligence beats eight world champions at bridge. Victory marks milestone for AI as bridge requires more human skills than other strategy games. @lfspinney @guardian

4/4 The 12 Easiest, Most Fun Guitar Riffs – This is aimed at players who know the basic guitar cords. @musiciswin

4/3 Iron Maiden – The Number Of The Beast (Official Video) – If you are into metal rock this is one of the best. If you are also into opera as I am. you will appreciate Paul Dickenson’s voice. @IronMaiden

4/2 Top 10 Heartwarming Olympic Moments – Have a box of tissues ready. I sure needed some during this video. @MsWatchMojo

4/1/2022 Mesmerizing Drone Footage Captures Extraordinary Time Lapse Of Sheep Running Across A Meadow – This is really cool and only last 1:15 minutes. @LiorPt @design_boom

3/31 The mysterious isochronous curve – This is something you and your kids could make and research further. @CuriosityShow

3/30 All You Need To Know About The Starstreak Missiles Now In The Hands Of Ukrainian Troops – The U.K. Ministry of Defense has confirmed that Ukraine is ready to use the high-velocity missiles in combat against Russian aircraft. Be sure to watch the two short videos. @CombatAir @thewarzonewire

3/29 Clever Margarita Glass Is Made Entirely Of Salt – You don’t have to be old enough to drink to enjoy this short video. @therealshoptime

3/28 George Carlin- “Everyday Expressions” – If you need six minutes of joy, here it is for you. @TheGeorgeCarlin

3/27 How Much Apartment Space You Get For $1,500 Per Month In America’s Biggest Cities, Visualized – From 1,600 square feet to just 262, here’s how the size of apartments differs on a $1,500 budget across America’s 100 biggest cities. @tilpa

3/26 Have Your Mind Blown By This 360° Time Lapse Of All 5,005 Exoplanets Discovered Between 1991 And Now. This is very creative and cool and only 1:17 minutes. @NASA

3/25 Cartoons on Teaching Art in Public Schools – As someone who observes every K-23 teacher in a local district I find that the art classes are excellent when it comes to learning and differentiation. @LarryCuban @CubanLarry

3/24 Someone Threw A Paper Airplane Off Their Penthouse Apartment And Its Flight Path Will Put You On The Edge Of Your Seat. This looks like something that your kids can do if they can find a high place. @Digg

3/23 Secret to running faster without getting so tired (NOT WHAT YOU THINK) At 75 I still run and race. This sounds like good advice to me.

3/22 Here’s What Was Going On Inside The Head Of The Man Who Illegally Climbed The Shard. This iconic building in London it a goal for extreme climbers. WARNING: There is a casual F-word. @VICE

3/21 Six from Six: The Musical on Broadway – This is an Animatic of the final number, which to my tastes should be a big hit. If you like it a little searching will find videos from the actual show that I saw and really enjoyed on 2/18/2022. @TheTobyMarlow @MucyLoss

3/18 The Nesting Song – Official Video – This lady has a good voice. This is a nice song and a very cool video. @diellemusicuk

3/14 ‘SNL’ Captures That Uncomfortable Feeling Black Customers Have When Shopping At A Cashier-less ‘Amazon Go’ Store. I shopped in a black store where you had to check your bags on the way in and they told me I could keep my bag. You guessed it, I’m white. @kenanthompson @nbcsnl

3/12 Someone Built A Hot Wheels Backyard Mega Track With Waterfalls And It’s A Thrill Ride From Beginning To End. You and kids of any age should get a kick out of this ride. @backyardracing

3/11 Tiger Woods: World Golf Hall of Fame Acceptance Speech (2022 Induction) – In case you missed it, this is pretty cool. Did you know that when Tiger played junior gold he wasn’t allowed in many club houses due to the color of his skin? You can also listen to his daughter introduce him. @TigerWoods @GolfHallofFame

3/10 How Expensive Are Starbucks Lattes Around The World? These Data Visualizations Break It Down. Not all Starbucks lattes are created equal. These maps and charts show the prices of Starbucks drinks across the United States and around the globe. This is a good lesson in data science. @Starbucks @Digg

3/9 This Little Girl Singing ‘Let It Go’ Inside A Ukrainian Bomb Shelter Will Melt Your Heart. Just in case you haven’t seen this yet I had to post it. @jamescrugnale @Independent

3/8 Peace Love and Hope – David Perry Origina – This would be a good song for elementary teachers to play. It is especially good for beginning readers. @DavidPerryTunes

3/7 Northwest Passage (Stan Rogers) – The Water Boys (A Cappella Cover) – If you aren’t a Stan Rogers fan here is your chance to get started. @WaterBoysUW @Stanfest

3/5 Why isn’t the Netherlands underwater? Dig into the incredible engineering of the Netherlands’ Delta Works— the most sophisticated flood prevention system in the world. @alstefan @TED_ED

3/4 Robin Williams explains how golf was invented – This is the clean version of his classic story of golf. @RWFansite

3/3 How These Javelin Anti-Tank Missiles Are Taking A Bite Out Of Russia’s Armored Vehicles – Javelin Anti-Tank Missiles are proving to be an effective defense against Russia’s advancing armored vehicles in Ukraine. Here’s how they work and why they’re a formidable weapon to have on the battlefield. @usmmil

3/2 Five Surprising Uses for Recycled Poop – The average person produces about a pound of poop a day. Where does it all go? The answer depends on where you live. @LinaZeldovich @mental_floss

2/28 SNL’ begins the first show in a month with Ukrainian choral performance in a display of solidarity. “Saturday Night Live” forewent its usual political cold open sketch and began Saturday’s show with a solemn performance by the Ukrainian Chorus Dumka of New York in a show of solidarity with the people of Ukraine. @joneillmusic

2/27 50 Fun And Interesting Geography Facts – Fact one is that 90% of Earth’s population lives in the Northern hemisphere. Which ones took you and your kids by surprise? @catdaddyshow

2/26 How To Master The Easiest And Toughest Shots In Pool – Professional pool player Tony Robles demonstrates how to get the basics right and then shows off some fancy shots you can learn on the table. This is good for beginners and intermediate players. @PredatorTourNYC

2/25 All the Things That Drain Your EV Battery – And, yes, there’s way more to it than just driving hard and turning on those heated seats. @AlistairJ90 @WIRED

2/22 What makes muscles grow? We have over 600 muscles in our bodies that help bind us together, hold us up, and help us move. Your muscles also need your constant attention, because the way you treat them on a daily basis determines whether they will wither or grow. Your kids should watch this. @IAQinGWN @TEDTalks

2/21 Blues Brothers: Soul Man – SNL – Today’s song “Soul Man” by The Blues Brothers was recorded LIVE at the Universal Amphitheater in September 1978, a few months after they debuted on SNL as the musical guest on April 22, 1978. @dan_aykroyd @nbcsnl

2/18 ‘Dream come true’: Puerto Rican model is Victoria’s Secret first with Down syndrome Sharing a black and white p

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