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Short Film Teases Reopening of Characteristically Noisy New York City

(via) Anyone who has spent much time walking Vancouver’s streets these last few weeks knows city life has yet to return to normal, but as case counts plummet and vaccination numbers rise, the stifling clouds of anxious vapours are beginning to lift from our sidewalks and the loud but comforting crush of our busy urban life is coming back. This is true of several other cities around the world, including New York, which is set to “fully reopen” on July 1st. This short, sound-focused film anticipating the Big Apple’s return – by Gilad Avnat and Stav Nahum of Bonamaze – provides some relatable feels, right up to the very last sound bite.

We Want to Play Japan’s Dangerous Game of Bo-Taoshi

Played on sports days in Japanese schools, the brutal game of Bo-Taoshi was originated by cadets in the Second World War.

Brave Birder on an E-Scooter Chases Down Dastardly Bike Thief

This bike thief had no idea what he was up against when he crossed paths with a guy looking for young family of crows.

What Would Happen If an American President Authorized a Nuclear Missile Attack

Complex 571-7 is all that remains of the 54 Titan II missile sites that were on alert across the United States from 1963 to 1987.

Danish Vikings Discuss the Value of Wearing Helmets in This Clever Public Safety Ad

Just before sailing to England for a violent raid, a Viking leader is reminded by his community to protect his head.