Filmed by Claude Frisse-Greene, an early British pioneer of film, this 86-year-old footage now stands as a beautiful time capsule from the very beginning of the modern age.
And of course it’s a revised version of Space Oddity. Performed by Commander Chris Hadfield, who runs what has to be the coolest Twitter account in the universe.
Commander Hadfield is coming home tomorrow, so I’d just like to say thanks on behalf of all of us who have enjoyed watching his videos while he’s been hurtling around the planet. Welcome home, Commander.
I love when celebs are unpredictable. Well played, Hayley.
Zach Sobiech is 17 years old and diagnosed with Osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer that takes the lives of a large percent of its childhood victims. Given only months to live, Zach turned to music to say goodbye. His song “Clouds” spread, and soon, Zach’s message was heard across the country until eventually a slew of celebrities wanted to sing the song in honor of him.
To see Zach sing “Clouds” in its original form click HERE. It’s worth it, BTW.
Hawaiian huntress Kimi Werner was swimming one day when she crossed paths with a wild great white shark. Without a cage to protect her, she swam towards the shark. If that doesn’t inspire you to do just about anything today I don’t know what will.
And it’s couched in the middle of a “Between Two Ferns” episode with James Franco. I think this might be the universe’s attempt to answer the question, “How awesome can one video get?”