Category: Videos

Yet Another Cover

I mentioned something about an artist taking a song originally recorded by another artist and making it their own. That’s what this one is for me. (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding was written and originally recorded by English musician Nick Lowe. The best known recording of the song, however is by Elvis …

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Yay! More cover songs!

Yes, still more cover songs. Every band out there probably comes to the decision that they too can do a good version of one of their favorite songs. Some of them are right, and some of them are dreadfully wrong. First up is one that I enjoy for a couple of reasons. On reason is …

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Tagged with the “Cover” meme – Thanks, DuWayne (I think)

Now I’ve been tagged with the “cover” meme, thanks to DuWayne at Traumatized by Truth. The biggest problem I have is that there are so many cover versions of songs that I really love. It’s hard to choose one that I think as best. Of course, I know of several that I could choose as …

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Minimalist jet-powered flight

In my previous post I mentioned Yves Rossy. Most of you probably haven’t heard of him. As the video below shows, he takes a somewhat different approach than the base-jumpers. Yves developed and built a system comprising a back pack with rigid carbon-fiber wings with a span of about 2.4 meters (7.9 ft), powered by …

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Did you ever want to fly?

Did you ever want to fly? No, not in a plane, or a balloon, or a dirigible. I mean really fly. I watched this video and thought that this is as close as a person can get right now to really being able to fly (though Yves Rossy comes pretty close too). httpvh://