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Last Week Tonight: 911 (15:57)

by 1 month, 14 days ago Contribute

John Oliver looks into the dire straits of our emergency response system.

Last Week Tonight

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Matthew McConaughey Makes Noises (3:52)

by 1 month, 18 days ago Contribute

A reminder that some of Matthew McConaughey’s best lines are the ones he doesn’t have to speak.

Owenergy Studios via Devour

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Stephen Curry’s Ultimate Mixtape (8:25)

by 1 month, 19 days ago Contribute

The NBA celebrates Threezus’s second consecutive MVP award.

Curry – who finished the season with 402 3-pointers (shattering his previous single-season NBA record of 286), became the third player in history to shoot at least 50 percent from the floor, 45 percent from 3-point range and 90 percent from the line in a season, led his team past the 1995-1996 Bulls to the best regular season record in NBA history, and scored more points in overtime this week than any player ever has – has become the first NBA player in history to win the title unanimously.

NBA

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The Present (4:18)

by 1 month, 21 days ago Contribute

An award-winning animated short from the Institute of Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Postproduction at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg in Ludwigsburg, Germany.

After winning awards at 59 different film festivals, the animators were given jobs at Disney Animation Studios.

Jacob Frey via Laughing Squid

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Justin Timberlake – Can’t Stop The Feeling (Video) (4:26)

by 1 month, 24 days ago Contribute

…annnd here’s the song every girl you know will be singing/dancing to all summer.

JustinTimberlakeVEVO

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Damian Lewis As Antony: “Friends, Romans, countrymen…” (2:32)

by 1 month, 25 days ago Contribute

To mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, The Guardian asked leading actors to perform key speeches from his plays. Here is Damian Lewis as Antony in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar.

The Guardian

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Run The Jewels – Crown (Video) (4:57)

by 1 month, 26 days ago Contribute

Run The Jewels comes through with a 360-degree virtual reality experience for their single “Crown.”

Run The Jewels 2 is on iTunes (and awesome).

RunTheJewels

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Harlem Knight Fight (6:37)

by 1 month, 27 days ago Contribute

From teaching kids to turn the other cheek to bashing cheeks with metal gloves. The story of Damion DiGrazia.

For Damion DiGrazia, joining the Air Force, graduating from Harvard and Columbia and putting together a lucrative career as a management consultant at a top investment bank in Manhattan wasn’t enough. He had one more, slightly less conventional item for the bucket list. When this Sunday school teacher isn’t spreading the Good Word, he prefers a metal fist to the teeth. DiGrazia is the captain of the New York chapter of the Armored Combat League — a sort of medieval fight club whose members smash the hell out of each other while dressed like attendees of the Red Wedding in Game of Thrones. “This is a sport that requires passion,” he explains. “Because there’s no responsible way to do it.” We met with Damion at his East Harlem training studio and followed his team to their regional matchup with New England.

MEL Films

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Leicester City F.C. Become Premier League Champions (0:29)

by 1 month, 28 days ago Contribute

The moment players from Leicester City F.C. realized they surmounted the 5000-1 odds set on them in the beginning of the season to become champions of arguably the best league in the world, capping one of the most incredible comeback stories in any sport.

Today’s draw between Chelsea and Tottenham made the club the 12th in history to win the championship without actually having to kick a ball.

This Reddit post, entitled “If you are not watching the Premier League, here is why you are missing out on the greatest underdog fairy tale in the history of any professional sport.” explains the club’s fairy tale rise to glory better than I ever could.

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