The Common Good

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: April 19, 2012

The newest TV show from Danish stunt artists Dumt & Farlight involves a bit called "Stupidity Captured at 2500 Frames Per Second," and it's exactly what it sounds like. But with artful camera aesthetic, it’s mesmerizing. [Dooby Brain]  

Eight memorable moments Dick Clark shared on national television. [Time]

The classroom meets the cinema in this video compilation/public service announcement called “Fix Edukation Now.” [Film Drunk]

Take a look at some of the world’s most unusual vending machines. [The Week]

A pilot and photographer takes an aerial view of symmetry in this sleek collection of photos. [PetaPixel]

Rap collective The Roots produce a new video promoting books and literacy. Take a look at the video which features guest voices from John Legend, Chris Martin, Jason Schwartzman, Levar Burton (of course) and many more. [Best Week Ever]

Bon Iver is showing no signs of slowing down… their latest unexpected stop sees them offer an incredible performance on The Ellen Degeneres Show. Watch “Towers” and “Michicant.” [Ellen]

Joshua Witchger is an online assistant at Sojourners.

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