AN OLD-TIMEY VAUDEVILLE ACT
TGB reader Joan McMullin emailed that this has a terrific surprise ending and she's right.
BERKELEY THE BEAR PLAYING ON ICE
Berkley is a Kodiak brown bear cub who lives at Discovery Wildlife Park in Innisfail, Alberta, Canada, He's having a wonderful time on the ice.
THIS GIVES ME SOME HOPE FOR OUR COUNTRY
Thank my friend Jim Stone for sending this along earlier this week.
You want this video.— Jason Overstreet (@JasonOverstreet) December 16, 2018
You need this video.
You love this video.
You cheer this video. pic.twitter.com/3DNnPTPqSA
HOW TO CREATE A CROSSWORD PUZZLE
David Kwong, shows us how he makes a crossword puzzle – not just any crossword puzzzle, a New York Times crossword puzzle. This is a longer video that I usually post but I think it's interesting – at least for puzzle fans.
PEW'S 18 REMARKABLE FINDINGS OF 2018
Pew Research Center named 18 “remarkable” findings of 2018. One of them is about how younger people are better at telling the difference between factual statements and opinion statements. Take a look:
Well, I don't think there is that much difference between the two age groups. Neither one is all that good at it.
There are a bunch of other Pew 2018 findings at their website.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF CHEESE
My two favorite foods are cheese and ice cream. I had no idea that cheese making is thousands of years old:
JEANNE ROBERTSON AND THE CHRISTMAS BIKE
Here's one of our favorite comedians on a certain Christmas gift...
22 MUSICALS IN 12 MINUTES WITH LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA AND EMILY BLUNT
Thank Trudi Kappel for this musical collection.
It's James Corden with the stars of Mary Poppins Returns to perform a musical-inspired Role Call, featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt singing classics from 22 musicals covering Evita to The Wizard Of Oz. And Kermit the Frog stops by to help James with The Rainbow Connection.
MAYBE THE BEST, CHEAPEST SLEEPING PILL EVER
From TGB reader Mary Symmes. This may be the best idea for falling asleep I've ever heard. It runs for just over an hour. You can find the YouTube page here.
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