Freddie Mercury Tribute of the Day

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Artist Pablo Stanley's comic "Mr. Fahrenheit," starring legendary Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, gets soundtracked by the song that inspired it: "Don't Stop Me Now."

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Impromptu Cover Song of the Day

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A man arrested for intoxication by the RCMP in Edson, Alberta, Canada took the opportunity to sing the entire 6-plus minutes of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" during his ride in the squad car, and the entire impromptu performance was captured by an onboard security camera.

Although the RCMP officers were polite enough not to interrupt his heartfelt rendition of the rock opera -- even when he changed the lyrics to "nothing really matters ... even the RCMP" -- they did not let him go (let him go!).

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In Memoriam of the Day

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In Memoriam of the Day
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In Memoriam of the Day: 20 years ago today, legendary British musician Freddie Mercury passed away of bronchial pneumonia resulting from AIDS, a mere 24 hours after he publicly acknowledged his illness for the first time.

MOCer Ian "Ochre Jelly" Heath remembers the Queen frontman with this lovely Lego tribute.

Kickass Cover of the Day

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Kickass Cover of the Day: Sandra Bae performs an instrumental version of Queen's "Don't Stop Me Now" -- complete with Freddie Mercury's vocals.

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Google Doodle of the Day

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Google Doodle of the Day: Google's latest animated doodle -- which has already gone live for some -- pays tribute to the legendary Freddie Mercury, who would have turned 65 tomorrow (September 5th) had he not been forced to prematurely depart.

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Kickass Cover of the Day

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Kickass Cover of the Day: Fredrik "FreddeGredde" Larsson (of Epic TV Theme Medley and Epic Simpsons Medley fame) and his seven clones perform an epic cover of Queen's "Killer Queen."

Below: Four Finnish guys perform Queen's "Bohemia