There are so many funny and amazing videos on the Internet, from singing dogs to daring rescues to workplace pranks. Here are some of Downhome's favourites. We've chosen videos that are not offensive, so you can enjoy them on your work break or at home with family. Do you enjoy collecting and sharing great videos? Submit yours today!
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NLer jumps off CN Tower - Ballad of Sweet William
A friend passed along this Youtube link to an animated song about the story of iron worker, Bill Eustace (believed to be of Newfoundland origin), parachuting off the CN tower in 1974 while it was under construction. At the time it was the highest base jump ever from a building. (Many years later, Bill Eustace passed away.)
Twelve-Week-Old Baby Jigs to "Mussels In the Corner"
My baby daughter was only 12 weeks old when she started recognizing Newfoundland music. Every time I'd play it, she'd begin to dance. We live far from home, in the NWT, but playing music from home is part of our daily routine so that she can grow up with firm roots in The Rock.
Cape Bretoner Discovered on YouTube
After being discovered on YouTube, Kay Boutilier, originally from Cape Breton, was recently signed to the same label as Lady Gaga. (Due to some foul language, discretion is advised.)