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For Your Pleasure, Cats Skydiving to R. Kelly
This is a commercial from Swedish insurance company Folksam. They are customer-owned and so took requests for commercials from their owners, who are also their customers. One customer, Eva, loves cats, apparently so much that nothing would make her happier than throwing a bunch of them out of a plan…
See a Nine-Year-Old Girl Football Star in Action
A nine-year-old Utah girl is making headlines (see above) for her amazing skill at football.
Walmart Employees Toss iPads Around Because They Can
Maybe don't buy expensive electronics from Walmart. If this (NSFW) video is to be believed, they've all been tossed around and dropped on the floor repeatedly just for the hey of it.
National Weather Service Would Rather You Not Call This Winter Storm ‘Athena’
Nature straight up does not care that we are nowhere near recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. Winter Storm Athena is on her way.
Woman Sentenced to Cook Thanksgiving Dinner for Cops
Who's really being punished here? Valerie Rodgers, or the cops she's cooking for? It depends on good she is in the kitchen, we guess. Rodgers was sentenced to cooking Thanksgiving dinner for three cops and a year of probation for reckless driving that resulted in felony charges.
Brave Otter Hops Onto Boat to Escape Killer Whales
This video is just the right amount of heartwarming and sad. Some men who were out boating in Alaska came across a pod of killer whales. Then things got dramatic when a mother sea otter and her pup made the scene and were hunted by the whales.
Hear an Amazing Story of Survival During Hurricane Sandy
There have been a lot of awful or inspiring stories coming out of Hurricane Sandy. This manages to be both. A man found a note in his house scrawled by a person who had taken a blanket to keep hypothermia at bay. The author of the note was sure he was dying.
MIT Makes Epic ‘Gangnam Style’ Video
Yes, people are still making 'Gangnam Style' videos. In fact, if this one is any evidence, they're spending quite a bit of time on it too.
Creepy Halloween ‘Slender Man’ Prank Is A Hilarious Hit
If you like watching people being frightened, this is the video for you. A man and his cameraman friend set up shop in an alleyway near Chicago's DePaul University. The guy was dressed up like Slender Man, a creepy faceless man/internet meme...
See How New Yorkers Are Commuting Post-Hurricane Sandy
Hey, thanks Sandy! As if people didn't hate taking the bus enough, now we get to wait in a line to wait in line to ride one. That's right -- the lines have lines. It's taking people multiple hours to get to and from work. Good thing it's not miserable outside. Just kidding, it to…
See Devastating Before and After Photos of Hurricane Sandy
While many people took to Facebook bragging about how much booze they stockpiled and how Hurricane Sandy wasn't very strong at all, the following heartbreaking scenes were happening in other places. It's awful. To give you a better idea of the destruction, we've provided before pictur…
The 10 Best Skeleton Dances Ever
Videos of old-timey skeleton dances are the best way to get a little spook-ified before Halloween without accidentally soiling yourself. That is a fact -- you can ask anybody. Oh, thanks for asking. Yes, that is a fact. From PBS to Disney and beyond, here are the best skeleton dances EVER to get you…