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Joshua Witchger 5-16-2012
Animal Pocket Knife. Design by David Suhami via Yanko Design

Animal Pocket Knife. Design by David Suhami via Yanko Design

Memorable commencement speeches from comedians -- Colbert and Stewart on LGBT -- unscientific diagrams of aquatic life -- most bikeable U.S. cities -- Parks and Recreation's Adam Scott "blows some minds" -- The Animal Pocket knife... See these and more in today's Links of Awesomeness.

Joshua Witchger 5-14-2012

The cast of Arrested Development knows how to celebrate "Dance like a Chicken Day." Plus New York's piano man wheels an upright down the street -- X-Ray photos of animals and plants -- Ghostbusters city tour -- elephants form a two-day vigil -- Neil Young and Crazy Horse play "She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain"... and more. See today's Links of Awesomeness...

Joshua Witchger 5-11-2012

Mothers Day Links: awkward photos of mothers -- the daughters that span six generations -- ways to improve Mother's Day -- things you're mom is too old to be doing. Plus other links from This American Life's live event -- Conan O'Brien presents coffee table books -- Edward Sharp and the Magnetic Zeros... see these and more in today's Links of Awesomeness...

Joshua Witchger 5-10-2012

More from Maddie the coonhound -- color wheel of gay rights progress -- pancake art -- slow motion popcorn popping -- Kristen Schaal as the "average 1996 woman" -- quirky suggestions for Mitt Romney's running mate -- and baby bears line up to show some love for one another... see these and more in today's Links of Awesomeness...

Joshua Witchger 5-09-2012
confessional e-card via Somecards.com

confessional e-card via Somecards.com

Sean Lennon and Yoko Ono team up for a special Mother's Day -- John Hamm freestyle raps -- Iceland's latest musical goodness hits the U.S. -- Dr. Shaq -- 150 years of baseball teams... read these and more on today's Links of Awesomeness...

 

Joshua Witchger 5-07-2012
The Hill and Wood. Photo via Facebook www.facebook.com/thehillandwood.

The Hill and Wood. Photo via Facebook www.facebook.com/thehillandwood.

Tributes to The Beastie Boys -- Wilco's legendary album revisited -- water droplets dance on speakers -- Patton Oswalt's band names -- Stephen Colbert interviewed on Letterman -- and the Virginia indie musicians The Hill and Wood perform a house show at Jim Wallis' former home... see this and more in today's Links of Awesomeness...

Joshua Witchger 5-04-2012
Star Wars family portrait via Steven Quinn / Star Wars blog.

Star Wars family portrait via Steven Quinn / Star Wars blog.

May the 4th be with you! Today we present some of our favorite bits of Star Wars floating around the cybersphere.... Yoda talking in proper English -- C3-PO and R2-D2 give a public service announcement -- the galaxy's guide to yoga -- cello wars -- Dr. Suess' take on characters -- Darth Vadar as a good father -- and many more in today's Links of Awesomeness...

Joshua Witchger 5-03-2012
Anderson Cooper and Aziz Ansari with their look-a-likes

Anderson Cooper and Aziz Ansari with their look-a-likes. (Can you tell who's who?)**

Parks and Recreation star Aziz Ansari fools Anderson Cooper with a look-alike -- a child and a lion encounter one another at a Portland zoo -- Virgin airlines debutes new ice cubes -- Bruce Springsteen honors Levon Helm andThe Band -- and zingers in new form: Ayn Randers. See these and more in today's Links of Awesomeness...

Joshua Witchger 5-02-2012
DIY mirror project via Dans Le Townhouse Blogspot

DIY mirror project via Dans Le Townhouse Blogspot

The constructive mirror makeover -- the theology of Reinhold Bieber -- the most elaborate one-man-band you've ever seen -- Father John Misty -- and urban plant tags. See more in today's Links of Awesomeness...

Joshua Witchger 5-01-2012

Melvin the Traveling Mini Machine -- Kickstarter's transformative mission -- and "A History of Whisteling," in today's Links of Awesomeness...

Joshua Witchger 4-30-2012

Aussie grandma performs The Black Keys on spoons -- LA riots appear on Twitter 20 years later -- Stephen Colbert and Jack White meet again on The Report -- TED and NPR team to deliver new podcast -- a capella renditions of pop songs -- the interactive scale of the universe -- and The African Queen steamboat (of Bogart/Hepburn fame) is rescued from the junk heap. Read this and more on today's Links of Awesomeness...

Joshua Witchger 4-26-2012
Zenaida Macroura (Mourning Dove) painting by John J. Audubon. Public domain imag

Zenaida Macroura (Mourning Dove) painting by John J. Audubon. Public domain image.

Happy 227th Birthday to ornithologist and painter John J. Audubon -- find your voice with the public radio name generator -- a rescued collie dog's survival story -- Australia's duck fashion parade -- the cast of 30 Rock plays charades -- new music from J. Tillman and The Welcome Wagon. Read these stories and more in today's Links of Awesomeness...

 

Joshua Witchger 4-25-2012

High School students send a rubber chicken into space -- Fresh Prince's Alfonso Ribiero leads largest dance flash mob -- vintage mugshots available online -- John Hodgman and Jonathan Coulton's sentimental duet -- President Obama 'slow jams the news' with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots. See this and more in today's Links of Awesomeness...

Joshua Witchger 4-24-2012

Between Two Ferns to become a television show -- moves to get in shape before attending summer music festivals -- Muppets protest Goldman Sachs -- and Nick Offerman reads celelbrity tweets on Conan... Read this and more on today's Links of Awesomeness... 

Joshua Witchger 4-23-2012

Hackers transform multi-story building into giant game of Tetris -- 5th Avenue Frogger combines the arcade with real time traffic -- Jimmy Fallon releases a treat on Record Store Day -- tribute to The Band at Coachella Festival -- "Potter Musical" turns ambitions to Batman -- Bill Nye dances to his own theme song -- children narrate BBC's Planet Earth. See this and more in today's Links of Awesomeness...

Joshua Witchger 4-19-2012

Bon Iver stops by The Ellen Degeneres Show, The Roots produce a short video with friends encouraging literacy, an aerial view of symmetry, remembering Dick Clark, a public service announcement for class clowns, and the newest from Danish TV "Stupidity captured at 2500 frames per second." Read this and more on today's Links of Awesomeness...

Joshua Witchger 4-18-2012

Children's Medieval band shows adorable talent, interactive posters for Wes Anderson's new film, Cathedral ceiling art, and some good cat videos... Discover this and more on today's Links of Awesomeness...

Joshua Witchger 4-17-2012

All your links for tax day 2012: infographic of last years stats, some of the oddest deductions that were accepted, businesses giving away free products, and superheroes filing taxes. Plus composer John Cage meets actor Nic Cage, Michael Jordan and the problem of common surnames, Pultizer Prize winners, and Disney's Chimpanzees.

Joshua Witchger 4-16-2012

With tax day approaching, read about some of the more bizzaire tax laws. X-ray images of deep sea creatures. House pets meet their mirror images in plush form. Flying car to visit International Auto Show. Explaining the smell of old books. Garth and Kat sing into springtime ... Discover these and more links in today's Links of Awesomeness ...

 

Joshua Witchger 4-13-2012

Stream Coachella this weekend in YouTube, 17 musicians inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, playable Star Wars organ, signs of the apocalypse, art installations, and LOST as a sitcom. See this and more in today's Links of Awesomeness... 

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