CrashCourse Ecology #3: Human Population Growth

If being alive on Earth were a contest, humans would win it hands down. We're like the Michael Phelps of being alive, but with 250,000 times more gold medals. Today Hank is here to tell us the specifics of why and how human population growth has happened over the past hundred and fifty years or so, and how those specifics relate to ecology.

A Kid's Reaction to Meeting a Gay Couple for the First Time

“I usually see husbands and wives,” 5-year-old Calen says, speaking to a gay couple in a 2011 video.
“But this is the first time I’ve seen husbands and husbands. How funny. So, that means you love each other? Yeah. You’re much alike — you’re much alike. Okay I’m going to play ping-pong now. You can play if you want to.”

Bela: L'Homme Chat

A short documentary shot during Cannes Film Festival 2011.

"Bela" follows the day in the life of a street performer named Bela Erdei or "the cat man". Bela, a recognizable face to some, travels hours by train throughout the south of France to perform with his affectionate house cats. An affable and eccentric character who has a real passion for what he does.

Produced by Real Ideas Studio 2011.

WKUK: Pledge of Allegiance

So this is why America has so many patriots.

An elementary school class recite the pledge of allegiance, from The Whitest Kids U'Know season 5, episode 7.

Clever Critters: How Do Squirrels Find Food

Ever wondered how a squirrel manages to find so many nuts? BBC show 'Clever Crittes' uncovers the methods used by animals in the wild to find food. Interesting animal video narrated by comedienne Dawn French.


Award-Winning Short Musical Film. Directed by Ian Power.

Capucine: Once Upon a Time

A breathtaking story by a cute little French girl named Capucine. Starring baby monkeys lost in frightening trees, a witch, crocodiles, a tiger, a "popotamus" and a lion, and even a "tremendously very bad mammoth". There are also magic powers and an orange ring, but sometimes, "something goes amiss".
Bring your popcorn and enjoy the show.

SNL: Peyton Manning the Mentor, United WaySNL: Peyton Manning the Mentor, United Way

Peyton Manning gives his time to the United Way, showing us how important teamwork is when working with children as a mentor.

Maybe that's not a good thing.

From Saturday Night Live.