When you’re in the wild, the best course of action is steer clear of wildlife, for your sake, as well as the sake of the animals. But what happens if they don’t want to steer clear of you? Charlie Bird, Ireland’s best investigative journalist, finds out when a pair of elephant seal pups decides to cuddle. It’s an incredibly sweet video.
CHOOSE REALITY: I love the all-cap, in-your-face, sledgehammer of a headline on the homepage of The Climate Reality Project, Al Gore‘s latest and never-ending effort to battle climate change. It’s such a simple notion, but one that as a nation, we’ve struggled with, especially with regards to climate change.
You think it’s hot today? You think this is bad? You want to see what global warming looks like to others around the globe? Check out the video from the Natural Resources Defense Council for what’s transpired on our planet the past decade. Video embed below.
A really clever video from the Environmental Defense Fund in its campaign to help save the planet. Turn up the volume for this, too, as the music helps set a moving tone. And speaking of moving, as the video says, “Ride, don’t drive.” Video embed below.
What’s better than a Bill McKibben must-read op-ed in the Washington Post on the link between climate change and the extreme weather we’ve been seeing over the globe the past year? McKibben’s words made into a video by Stephen Thomson. It’s chilling. It’s shocking. It’s inspiring. It’s depressing. Most of all, it’s must-see. Video embed below.
First Jon Stewart’s gut-splitting riff on Donald Trump. Now Stephen Colbert’s take on Sarah Palin and Paul Revere’s ride. They’re playing can-you-top-this? I’m not sure who’s winning, but it’s fun to watch. (Video embed below, but viewer beware, the quality is poor. Use above Colbert link instead until YouTube gets a better version)