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That solo dancer leaping and twirling across a bare stage is Guillaume Côté, a principal dancer with the National Ballet of Canada. He put his own money and lots of fund-raising effort into creating the two-minute video, which captures the pure physicality of classical dance at its finest. Côté is used to making ballet look easy on stage, in works such as Sleeping Beauty and The Seagull , but he says he has long wanted to portray a dancer in "the zone" -- the mental space he or she must find before a performance to let the art shine through. "I wanted to get the tights off and I wanted to get the costumes off, and just show the sheer physicality of classical dance," he said in an interview with CBC's Metro Morning .
(CBS) - For a look at a fun, but kinda useless trick of the day, we highlight the talents of one Assaf Avital who can play songs by using the buttons on cellphones. Listen to his rendition of Jason Mraz's "I'm Yours" in the above video. Okay, so I'll give it the cover the credit it's due - it's cute, clever and definitely recognizable. If you'd like to check out more musical renditions by Avital, you can go to his YouTube page by clicking here. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>