David Attenborough: The Lyrebird

A Lyrebird is either of two species of ground-dwelling Australian birds, most notable for their extraordinary ability to mimic natural and artificial sounds from their environment.

In April 2006, to celebrate naturalist David Attenborough's 80th birthday, the public were asked to vote on their favourite of his television moments. This clip of the lyrebird was voted number one.


Robot Chicken: Super Villain Carpool

Super villains Skeletor, Cobra Commander, Lex Luthor and Mumm-Ra are late for work, stuck in traffic.

Things get awkward when they pull up next to superheroes He-Man, GI Joe, Superman and Lion-O.

From Robot Chicken.

Best line: "Behold the gaseous stench of Skeletor's breakfast burrito!"


A Message for the Anti-Vaccine Movement

Jimmy feels that all of this anti-vaccination silliness is starting to snowball, so he invited some real doctors to address it. These are actual medical professionals so hear them out and then decide for yourself.

From Jimmy Kimmel


Leonard Nimoy's Legacy

Leonard Nimoy, best known for playing the character Spock in the Star Trek television shows and films, died at 83.

From The New York Times


Leonard Nimoy: Origin of Vulcan Greeting

As part of the Yiddish Book Center Wexler Oral History Project, Leonard Nimoy explains the origin of the Vulcan hand signal used by Spock, his character in the “Star Trek” series.

Produced by: Yiddish Book Center

From The New York Times


Existential Cookie Monster

Cookie Monster is a Muppet of few -- mostly cookie-related -- words. But the furry blue monster goes deep with profound thoughts about food.

Additional thanks to Cookie Monster, Sesame Street, the Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, and Mashable.

From Shower Thoughts on Reddit