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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Thursday Top 5

The origin of the “Amen Break”
You’ve heard it before, probably millions of times. You just didn’t know it had a name. The “Amen Break” is a six-second drum break from a 1969 B-side by a band you likely never heard of, The Winstons. But you’ve undoubtedly heard this drum beat sampled in everything from songs (like NWA’s “Straight Outta Compton”) to DJ mixes to commercials. [18:09 min]

Views from the International Space Station
While astronaut Don Pettit was living aboard the International Space Station (ISS), he used some of his off-duty time to make time lapse videos of what he was seeing outside of the ISS window.

“Stand By Me” sung around the world
They recorded musicians around the world singing the classic song, and mixed them all together. There’s a CD of songs and a DVD documentary. [5:27 min] Learn more at

Drink Pussy
A strangely named energy drink from Italy. Gotta wonder what it tastes like. Hm...well it’s only €1,99...

Enter Kazoo Man
Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” performed on kazoo. [3:17 min] [via Jesse K.]

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