Sixties, Meet the Soviets... | KCET
Sixties, Meet the Soviets...
We could pass this video along without comment but feel obligated to mention that while some people seem to find it oddly soothing, others say it made them want to gouge their eyes out.
It's a Soviet music video from 1969 by folk singer Kola Beldy. (The link will take you to his MySpace page.)
It features a beach ball ballet, Soviet-era Moskvich cars, and Busby Berkeley fans will want to watch for an homage starting at about 2:46.
According to the Wall Street Journal, a new study has found that browsing the web can refresh tired workers and increase productivity. It is in that spirit that we bring you the Daily Distraction — our pick for a story, photo or video that will take you out of the daily grind and return you to work with a shot of mental espresso.
Thousands of Haitian refugee families continue to be stranded in Tijuana, a city far from where they hoped would be their final destination. Since their arrival, photojournalist Omar Martínez has been documenting their Mexican lives.
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Huell investigates a onetime tradition, the Yosemite Firefall, and experiences the natural version of the "Firefall" at Horsetail Fall. Huell calls it "one of the most magnificent sights you'll ever see in your life."