Regardless of your politics, this is a really good attack ad. Also, I think Illegal Campaign Contributions would be an amazing name for a band.
15 minutes of video from an intersection in Amsterdam. Cars, pedestrians and cyclists all treated as equal with speeds that are designed for a human and not a car scale.
93 Minutes of 4K footage shot from the bow of the Container Ship Gunhilde Maersk as she traverses the South China Sea from Vietnam to China. Â I streamed this from my iPad to my Apple TV tonight and found it strangely relaxing to watch.
Stuart Scottâ€™s moving acceptance speech at the ESPYâ€™s while in the middle his final battle with cancer.
With the news that LeBron James is open to leaving Cleveland (again), I am going to post this Nike commercial from this summer with no comment.
John Oliver explains to Letterman why English soccer will never take off in the United States.
This could have been Oliver and I as he taught me our â€œsecret handshakeâ€
Big Hero 6 was a faster learner than myself.
Video of Andrew Coyne at the McKercher Lecture Series at the College of Law. Â Itâ€™s a great lecture and one that you really need to watch.
There are several potential explanations for whatâ€™s going on here. The most likely is that some combination of increasingly infrequent summer snowstorms, wind-blown dust, microbial activity, and forest fire soot led to this yearâ€™s exceptionally dark ice. A more ominous possibility is that what weâ€™re seeing is the start of a cascading feedback loop tied to global warming.
Box mentions this summerâ€™s mysterious Siberian holes and offshore methane bubbles as evidence that the Arctic can quickly change in unpredictable ways.
This year, Greenlandâ€™s ice sheet was the darkest Box (or anyone else) has ever measured. Box gives the stunning stats: â€œIn 2014 the ice sheet is precisely 5.6 percent darker, producing an additional absorption of energy equivalent with roughly twice the US annual electricity consumption.â€
Perhaps coincidentally, 2014 will also be the year with the highest number of forest fires ever measured in Arctic.
Box ran these numbers exclusively for Slate, and what he found shocked him. Since comprehensive satellite measurements began in 2000, never before have Arctic wildfires been as powerful as this year. In fact, over the last two or three years, Box calculated that Arctic fires have been burning at a rate thatâ€™s double that of just a decade ago. Box felt this finding was so important that he didnâ€™t want to wait for peer review, and instead decided to publish first on Slate. Heâ€™s planning on submitting these and other recent findings to a formal scientific journal later this year.
From the CBC
Fun segment about Jonny Manziel and Canadian basketball players. Â Apparently we are too laid back as a country to be basketball stars. Â Someone needs to tell Steve Nash.
Someone needs to do this during the PotashCorp Fireworks Festival in Saskatoon.
It is so depressing to think about how much further along in their thinking that places like New York City are than Saskatoon in realizing that not all people own cars. Â Just think about it, a street designed for cars, pedestrians, and cyclists. Â It could one day happen in Saskatoon.