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Youtube Views Per Day Statistics
YouTube has surpassed 2 billion views per day.
Check out this cool little YouTube infographic that summarizes some of the astounding numbers.
24 hours of video uploaded every minute
Average person spends 15 minutes a day on YouTube
and many more interesting statistics….
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Short Videos & Short Films
All the recent posts have been about heavy topics, so here is a breather both for the artists out there as well as the casual video viewer. I’ve put together links to a few well made (and of course Clean Cut) short videos & short films. I’ve only included ones you may have not seen. So no Pixar shorts!
Top Short Films List
Distraxion – Hilarious, Well Made, Great Story
Signs – Great Short. Characters don’t speak a word.
The Black Hole – Great plot, Interesting Message
Kiwi – Heart-Felt Story yet very sad.
My Name is Lisa – Simple & Interesting
Internet Usage Peaks at 11PM EST for US Web Users
Arbor Networks recently released a large scale study on internet usage utilizing the data from 110 geographically diverse Internet service providers and tens of millions of subscribers. One of the more fascinating points of this study is that internet usage for North American users peaked at 11PM and stayed at a high rate until 3AM in the morning.
What in the world are people doing so late at night?…The article investigates.
Since we highlighted the Part I of this video series called “United Breaks Guitars” by Dave Carroll, we felt it necessary to highlight the next part of the series.
United Breaks Guitars Part 2 by Dave Carroll
For those of you may not know of “United Breaks Guitars”, an aspiring musician named Dave Carroll wrote and produced a music video after his Taylor 714 CE (A $3000+ guitar) was broken by United Airline’s Baggage crew and United refused to replace his instrument.
This is Part 2 of his fun music video series. Watch the video after the jump.
United Breaks Guitars Video – Dave Carroll
If you have not already heard, a young musician named Dave Carroll wrote and produced a music video called “United Breaks Guitars” after his Taylor 714 CE ($3000+ guitar), was broken by the United Airlines Baggage crew and United refused to pay or replace his instrument. Dave Carroll had saved money to purchase this guitar for three years with the hope that once he
This inspirational video is about Dick Hoyt and his Son Rick Hoyt. They are a father-and-son team, from Massachusetts who together competes in a long list of marathons and triathlons. The only thing is Rick Hoyt has cerebral palsy, caused by the loss of oxygen to his brain at birth as his umbilical cord was wrapped around his neck.
The Rick Hoyt Story
The Hoyts were told they should institutionalize the baby as he would only be a “vegetable” all his life. Rick’s mother, Judy Hoyt said, “There is no way we will ever put our son away. We love him. He is ours. We will work with him and bring him to the place where he can reach his greatest potential…”
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This beautiful arrangement was created by Jon Schimdt’s for his daughter. His daughter loved the song “Love Story” by Taylor Swift especially a particular transition in the song. Jon Schimdt thought it would transition really well with Viva La Vida by Coldplay so he created this arrangement. It’ll make you feel incredibly good. Just listen.
Time for another round of Viral Videos. Keeping tabs on what is the new “it” video everyone has seen.
Beatbox Battle World Championships Wild Card Entries
Who’s the greatest beatboxer in the world? Each year there is an annual competition called the Beatbox Battle World Championships. This year it is held in Berlin, Germany on May 28th. Beatbox Contestants all over the world come together to lay down some human generated beats.
Several videos of wild card candidates have been going viral across the web. The wild card winner was Julia Dales, a …
John Piper gave a message called “The Baby in My Womb Leaped for Joy” January 25, 2009. In this message he speaks highly of Obama, but disagrees sharply in regards to the issue of abortion. In a section of his message he speaks about the 36th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade. President Barack Obama released the statement:
We are reminded that this decision not only protects women’s health and reproductive freedom but stands for a broader principle: that government should not intrude on our most private family matters.
– Barack Obama
John Piper …
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Gracepoint Fellowship Church – GLive Opening Video
Gracepoint Berkeley Church, a Christian Church located near UC Berkeley, recently had a large scale performance called Gracepoint Live or “GLive”. This production occurs every 2 or 3 years where 100s of college students who are part of one of their affiliated Christian campus groups perform several skits and musicals tackling life questions. About 1900 were in attendance this past weekend.
This year their theme was “UNDO: Can you delete the past?” discussing the regrets we have or will have about life. Below is their …
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The images of a baby fetus.
The heart beats, the baby moves.
“This child’s future is a broken home.”
“He will be abandoned by his father.”
“His single mother will struggle to raise him”
The baby continues to grow…
A pro-choice video, we assume..
Then in a twist of fate,
“This child, despite the hardships he will endure, will become the first African-American President.”
Images of Barack Obama triumphant on election night.
“Life. Imagine the potential.”
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Children Influencing Culture through Media?
We always talk about media influencing children and culture, but how about children influence culture through media!?
A creative speech video that has been making the rounds a few months ago is the video of a young Canadian 12 year old Lia who chose the topic of abortion as her topic for a school speech contest. Her teacher wanted her to pick a different topic but she chose to continue. As you’ll see below she was an excellent speaker and crafted her arguments with thought and …