"A fuzzy bachelor has engineered his wacky morning routine with robotic precision."
Cillit Bang - The Mechanic
"When you have a powerful product to beat dirt, cleaning can become a source of satisfaction and thrill.
Introducing the CLEANTERTAINMENT: Cillit Bang, so efficient it almost makes cleaning exciting." (YouTube)
Ad of the Day — Dishes
"This great new ad for the dishwasher detergent Finish runs through the various types of human activities
that might make a mess of plates, bowls and glasses — and it turns out pretty much all of them do." VOCABULARY+ Interactive activity (englishblog.com)
Useful Dog Tricks 3 performed by Jesse
"Jesse tackles chores that most humans wouldn't find enjoyable; complete with his award-winning smile.
He also finds new ways to help out around the house; including vacuuming, dusting, cleaning up puddles,
as well as being a well-rounded member of the community by helping clean up garbage at our local park." (YouTube)
Daily routines - activities for beginners with animations (conteni2.educarex.es)
Cool Hand Luke - night in the box
"A clip from the movie Cool Hand Luke. In this scene, the new inmates are introduced to the rules and told that breaking any rule leads to a 'night in the box'." (YouTube)
THIS IS WATER
"In 2005, author David Foster Wallace was asked to give the commencement address to the 2005 graduating class of Kenyon College.
However, the resulting speech didn't become widely known until 3 years later, after his tragic death. It is, without a doubt, some of the best life advice we've ever come across, and perhaps the most simple and elegant explanation of the real value of education..." Listen to the full speech here. (YouTube)
Tidying up - Video with activities (Login to access)
"Watch Megan and Cleopatra tidy up. Do they enjoy tidying up?" (learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org)
Facebook Parenting: For the troubled teen.+ SCRIPT below the video on YouTube.(YouTube)
"When Tommy Jordan came across a Facebook post written by his teenage daughter complaining about how she had to do chores, he decided to film his response and upload it to YouTube..." (Neatorama)
"Master Dave just doesn't feel motivated today. With great power eventually comes great laziness."
Radiohead - All I Need (Official MTV Video)
"MTV and Radiohead have teamed to address the exploitation and slavery of children around the world." (YouTube) + the LYRICS "I am a moth who just wants to share your light
I'm just an insect trying to get out of the night"
"This video by Andrés Borghi of Argentina won the "Your Big Break" competition from 100% Pure New Zealand.
The slogan for the competition was:
‘Capture the spirit of 100% Pure New Zealand – the youngest country on earth’." (Neatorama)