Mental Floss host John Green looks at a series of birthday traditions from around the world in “28 Birthday Traditions From Around the World”. For example, Green explains that Brazilian birthday parties often include earlobe pulling.
In this video from 2007, a little dog named Calvin goes nuts whenever the mail arrives through the slot in the front door, grabbing the letters from the (unseen) mail person’s hand and tossing them all over the place. When he’s not abusing mail however, Calvin can be found relaxed and smiling for the camera.
I tried to take a selfie while a train passed a “safe” distance behind. I guess I was still too close and got kicked in the head. I messed up.
Thanks Brad Jennings!
In 2009, the cameras of WellTV International captured a herd of very happy pigs sliding down a muddy canal over and over again on a beautiful hill in Uttendorf, Austria, demonstrating how true the old phrase “happy as a pig in mud” really is.
Talented Los Angeles jazz musician Paul Nowell (a.k.a. “Paul the Trombonist“) has created a great trombone loop cover of the hit song “Happy” by Pharrell Williams. Paul was so inspired by the trombone loop cover of “Happy” performed by New York City musician Christopher Bill, that he decided to create his own rendition.
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