Immer am Wochenende (Bleiben wir realistisch: soweit möglich.) gibt es hier einen Sammelpost mit allem, was es nicht zu einem eigenen Artikel gebracht hat. Das ist mal mehr, mal weniger. Mal gucken, wie’s klappt.

Wer redet ist nicht tot: WR1001 Indien

Silke Diettrich ist ARD-Korrespondentin in Indien und ich hatte Gelegenheit, ein wenig mit ihr über dieses riesige Land zu plaudern.


Futility Closet Episode 270: Kidnapped by North Korea

In 1978, two luminaries of South Korean cinema were abducted by Kim Jong-Il and forced to make films in North Korea in an outlandish plan to improve his country’s fortunes. In this week’s episode of the Futility Closet podcast we’ll tell the story of Choi Eun-Hee and Shin Sang-Ok and their dramatic efforts to escape their captors.


radioWissen Erich Maria Remarque – Im Westen nichts Neues

Erich Maria Remarques pazifistischer Roman „Im Westen nichts Neues“ erschien 1929, 10 Jahre nach dem Ende des Ersten Weltkriegs und machte seinen Autor weltberühmt. Die Nazis jedoch verbrannten das Buch.


La Noria

From seasoned animator Carlos Baena (ILM, Pixar) and a crowd-sourced community of over 100 people, „La Noria“ tells the tale of a grieving young boy who one day encounters dark creatures that turn his life upside down.

(via https://www.shortoftheweek.com/2019/10/31/la-noria)


The Opposites Game

A classroom erupts into a war of words as students grapple with a seemingly simple prompt: what is the opposite of a gun?

(via https://www.shortoftheweek.com/2019/11/01/the-opposites-game)


YouTube Challenge – I Told My Kids I Ate All Their Halloween Candy 2019

For the ninth time we asked parents to pretend they ate all their kids‘ Halloween Candy and post video of it to YouTube.

(via https://www.langweiledich.net/eltern-sagen-kindern-sie-haetten-alle-halloween-suessigkeiten-aufgegessen-2019/)


Balloon

Exploring gender through the lens of the superhero myth, BALLOON explores the root of toxic masculinity in the way we raise our boys. Sam knows the only way to survive junior high is to stay below radar—but all that changes when he discovers he has superpowers.


Doorstep

As a couple searches a remote corner of Pennsylvania for their missing daughter, family secrets spill out into the open, fracturing everyone’s sense of reality.


She tricked me

The brightest spot in Elena Fyodorovna’s life are letters sent by her daughter, a paratrooper-in-training. One day, she learns that the world she knows is built upon deception…


Frozen’s „Let it go“ sung in Klingon

Ever wonder what the song „Let it go“ from Disney’s hit movie Frozen would sound like in Klingon?


Important Songs “Raw Chicken“ | adult swim smalls


Amazing helicopter pilot taking water from swimming pool

I’m not the owner of the swimming pool, I just live next door :). The pilot told me that the owner is entitled to compensation for damages or lost water if he files a complaint with the Civil Defense, which my neighbor didn’t, AFAIK. He explained that filling at swimming pools is only done as a last resort (but not illegal in Portugal) because of the risks involved (children playing, damage to property, flying debris such as garden furniture, etc), but he did so on this case because there were houses in danger and the water source was so convenient. You can see another angle here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8Dg6F6qTUw
He also detailed the operation a little bit more: he was returning to the airfield from another bushfire when he saw the initial smoke column. He took the initiative to land and start the attack on his own since the fire was so close to houses. He made about 25 refills at the swimming pool, and this bucket carries about 600 liters, if I remember correctly. The swimming pool level lowered not even 40 cm after the mission. The helicopter left when the first firetruck arrived, the fire having already been extinguished.

(via https://boingboing.net/2019/11/07/video-shows-daring-helicopter.html)


Safety

The lives of a young boy, his classmates and their gym teacher are shattered forever by the presence of a shooter in their small-town elementary school.


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