Category Archives: Cool Beans

So there’s this YouTube channel you need to subscribe to…

…and by “need”, I mean come on, aren’t you dying for a good laugh at the expense of hateful idiots? I know I am, which is why, when this came up in my YouTube feed today, I had to click: … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Didn’t come? It doesn’t matter.

The Hip in one of their final concerts. I looked for last night’s CBC footage from Kingston, but it hasn’t been posted yet. This is the next best thing. Enjoy! PS: For those who want to donate in Gord’s honor … Continue reading

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Jon Stewart, where ya been?

Ah…balm for everyone’s frayed nerves from last night, eh? Watch Jon as he takes on Drumpf, the Baby Jesus (whom he calls “Lumpy”) and the hypocrisy of right-wing media. Oh, and Stephen Colbert is in there too, cleaning out an … Continue reading

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A must-watch makeup tutorial

Aside from her impressive skills as a makeup artist, and her sense of humor (have you seen her “swimming on the first date” video? Or her Instagram contouring video? You will DIE laughing), Nikkie has a huge heart for the … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day, you nasty badasses…

…from the most nasty-badass mama and precious baby (and the queeniest narrator!) of all time: “And the honey badger’s daddy REALLY doesn’t give a shit.”

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It’s Pi Day. Here, have a piece of Pi.

You knew this was coming, right? “Great big blueberries, THAT BIG!”

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Venezuelan inventors build bamboo quadcopter

Only in the land of Chavecito, folks: With an innovative concept aimed at protecting the environment, Grupo Da Vinci de Investigación y Desarrollo de Maxdrone Venezuela, a collective of Venezuelan inventors, has built a drone aircraft made of bamboo. As … Continue reading

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Quotable: Alan Rickman on feminism

Just one reason among a great many that I already sorely miss this man. He got it. So long, Alan, and thank you for being simply splendid.

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It’s Yeehawd, y’all (-Qaida)!

Oh, those Taiwanese joke animators. They are sure quick off the mark, aren’t they? And right on point, too.

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A happy holiday hootenanny

Sufi Muslim musicians play Christmas tunes. Just a reminder that Muslims too consider Jesus a prophet, and venerate him along with the rest. And that they, too, want peace on Earth. Happy Holidays to all!

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