Music

Worst. Lyrics. Ever: Let’s Get Social [VIDEO]

April 14, 2014
Worst. Lyrics. Ever: Let's Get Social [VIDEO]

B.L. Ochman and David Erickson cringe over unintentionally hilarious Let’s Get Social song featured during the Social Media World conference.

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The Evolutionary Origins Of Beauty [VIDEO]

January 26, 2013
The Evolutionary Origins Of Beauty [VIDEO]

Animator Andrew Park illustrates Denis Dutton’s provocative theory on beauty — that art, music and other beautiful things, far from being simply “in the eye of the beholder,” are a core part of human nature with deep evolutionary origins.

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Volkswagen Passat Rocking Out Commercial [VIDEO]

October 5, 2012
Volkswagen Passat Rocking Out Commercial [VIDEO]

This television commercial for Volkswagen’s Passat is more than just a cute spot. It knows who it’s talking to: Gen X professionals.

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Improv Everywhere Does TED: Spinning Beach Ball Of Death Presentation

July 30, 2012
Improv Everywhere Does TED: Spinning Beach Ball Of Death Presentation

Improv Everywhere hits the TED stage and makes everyone squirm for a few minutes by presenting every presenter’s worst nightmare until they get their groove on.

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Bob Ross, Remixed & Autotuned

July 26, 2012
Bob Ross, Remixed & Autotuned [VIDEO]

PBS icon Bob Ross is remixed & autotuned by Symphony of Science’s John D. Boswell for PBS Digital Studios as a vehicle for for a PBS pledge drive.

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MegaPhone: Ceramic, Passive iPod/iPhone Speaker

March 14, 2012
MegaPhone: Ceramic, Passive iPod/iPhone Speaker

MegaPhone is a simple, beautifully designed “passive” iPod/iPhone speaker that requires no energy. Pretty clever.

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Evolution Of Music

September 15, 2011
Evolution Of Music

Music statistics video infographic: A few facts you probably never knew about the music industry.

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Stevie Nicks Tour Search Activity

August 25, 2011
Stevie Nicks Tour Search Activity

David Erickson demonstrates how search volume for Stevie Nicks is driven by media appearances and her concert tour: Watch search volume grow from state to state as her concert tour moves across America.

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The Data Visual Arts

June 7, 2011
The Data Visual Arts

Artist Aaron Koblin takes vast amounts of data, and at times vast numbers of people, and weaves them into stunning visualizations.

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Three Google Chrome Ads

May 21, 2011
Three Google Chrome Ads

Google has released three ads on YouTube for Google Chrome that highlight how people use the Web.

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