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A Chilling Compilation of the Fires Currently Raging Across the Amazon

The following excerpt is from Brian Kahn’s article on Earther: What began as a “day of fire†a week and a half ago has now turned daytime skies in São Paulo an inky black. The Amazon has been in deep, deep trouble ever since far-right president Jair Bolsnaro took over running Brazil. Advocates feared his regime would commit ecological “genocide†in the Amazon and with each passing month, those fears are becoming reality.   Deforestation rates have spiked in recent months, and now large swaths of the world’s largest rainforest…

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A Film Editor Made Character Arc Videos for the MCU and Theyre Amazing

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) currently spans 23 films, with at least eight more in various stages of development. Throughout those films we’ve seen fan-favourites undergo incredible character arcs. In fact, it’s those very arcs and storylines that have made the franchise such a global cultural phenomenon. Video editor and popular YouTuber Slyfer2812 has amassed nearly 50 million views for his fan-made trailers and edits; and his ongoing series of MCU character arc videos have done an excellent job of capturing the essence of what makes each character’s storyline so…

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Why Buster Keaton is One of the Greatest Stunt Performers of All Time

Joseph Francis Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966), known professionally as Buster Keaton, was an American actor, comedian, film director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer. He has not one but two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and was presented with an Academy Honorary Award in 1959. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential comedians and stunt performers of all time and the compilations of stunts below demonstrate what a truly brave and talented performer he was. Enjoy! Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/2019/07/buster-keaton-stunt-compilations/

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A Definitive List of the Best #BottleCapChallenge Responses

It all started with a Taekwondo champion in Almaty, Kazakhstan. An expertly executed spinning kick posted on Instagram that resulted in the cap of a water bottle spinning off. With it, a challenge into the social media ether, tagging some of the world’s best known action stars and fighters. View this post on Instagram New Challenge with #farakickschallenge 😉! Sending a challenge @jasonstatham @thenotoriousmma @jcvd @jackiechan . Waiting for you video friends .🥋🔥 â € â € â € â € â € â € â € â € â € â € â € â € â € â € â € â € â €…

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10 Running Outfits That Won the Race to My Heart

It’s race day but these running outfits have already won the race to my heart. Although it would kind of suck to lose a race to an ‘Eiffel Tower’, setting a new personal best running from Pac-Man would be pretty glorious. If I had to choose one, I would have to tip my Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. hat to Forrest 🙂 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/2019/06/running-outfits-that-won-the-race-to-my-heart/

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The Full McBain Movie Hidden in The Simpsons

McBain was a fictional action movie hero played by the actor and Simpsons character, Rainier Wolfcastle. The recurring action star made various appearances in Simpsons episodes over the years with random clips from the ‘McBain’ series appearing in a variety of in-episode situations and scenarios. It wasn’t until they all aired that a fan realized all of the clips combined formed a (somewhat) cohesive storyline. So of course the good citizens of the Internet dutifully stitched all of the scenes together for all Simpsons fans to enjoy 🙂 Read more:…

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This is the Best Ever Live Footage of Queen but the Band Absolutely Hated It

In 1981, Queen—at their near peak—played two sold out shows at the Montreal Forum on November 24th and 25th. The shows were filmed and recorded in extremely high quality, however the shows were also rife with controversy. As lead guitarist Brian May explains: Saul Swimmer had the idea that he could film a Queen concert, in a very high quality 35 mm double anamorphic way. For a start, we were not on tour, so all the sound and lights and production and CREW had to be reassembled just for this…

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RIP Mars Opportunity Rover. Designed For 90 Days, It Lasted 14 Years

Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech One of the most successful and enduring feats of interplanetary exploration, NASA’s Opportunity rover mission is at an end after almost 15 years exploring the surface of Mars and helping lay the groundwork for NASA’s return to the Red Planet. The Opportunity rover stopped communicating with Earth when a severe Mars-wide dust storm blanketed its location in June 2018. After more than a thousand commands to restore contact, engineers in the Space Flight Operations Facility at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) made their last attempt to revive Opportunity…

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What the World Looks Like From the International Space Station

Compiled and edited (and color graded, denoised, deflickered, stabilized) by Bruce W. Berry Jr, all of 4K video and timelapse sequences were taken by the astronauts onboard the ISS (NASA/ESA). In the video description on Vimeo, Bruce adds: Some interesting facts about the ISS: The ISS maintains an orbit above the earth with an altitude of between 330 and 435 km (205 and 270 miles). The ISS completes 15.54 orbits per day around the earth and travels at a speed of 27,600 km/h; 17,100 mph).   The yellow line that…

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21 Photos of Cats Sitting on Glass Tables, Please Disregard

In a surprise to no one, there are a plethora of photos online of cats sitting on glass tables and surfaces because.. the Internet. Also a fun fact, cat connoisseurs like to call the adorable pads on a kitty’s paws ‘toe beans’. Now please enjoy this fine gallery of cats sitting on glass tables in a variety of positions, configurations and moods. Sources – Facebook: Cats on Glass Tables Album – BuzzFeed: Pictures Of Cats On Glass – 16 hilarious pictures of cats sitting on a glass table – 22…

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Amazing Videos of New Years 2019 Fireworks Around the World

Cities around the world love to ring in the new year with unbelievable public fireworks displays for everyone to enjoy. Below you will find some of our personal favorites from London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Dubai. Enjoy and happy new year to you all! LONDON NEW YEAR’S FIREWORKS 2019 Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/2019/01/new-years-2019-fireworks-around-the-world/

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