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Video is the slightly edgier brother of film. He has a better sense of humour and fun but he doesn’t stick around for long. For that reason we need to always be watching to bring you the freshest, funniest, coolest, most unbelievable and most astounding videos – the type that spread like a bad case of swine flu.

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Wild chimps are drinking palm wine in West Africa and are displaying signs of being drunk

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Friday 3 July 2015

Chimps have finally discovered the joys of alcohol, in the form of palm wine. We’re feeling very proud! A study published in the Royal Society journal Open Science has detailed how wild chimps of Bossou in Guinea are ‘partial to a little tipple of palm wine’ and with some drinking so much that scientists report behavioural signs of inebriation.

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Pledge money to see these film guys get matching crew cuts

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Friday 3 July 2015

You’ve probably seen plenty of perks that come with Kickstarter campaigns. Free baseball caps, personalized mugs, maybe even a meet and greet. But here’s a Kickstarter we should all get behind because if it makes its goal of $12k, both the writer/director and cinematographer will get matching crew cuts.

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This video shows us all how to hold a baby

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Thursday 2 July 2015

How do you hold a baby? You probably thought there were a couple different ways to hold a wriggling babe, but as this man shows us, there are infinite ways to hold a baby, and they’ve all got a name.

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Whales are caught singing for their lunch in Alaska

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Thursday 2 July 2015

Seeing a humpback whale in the wild is mesmerizing, but seeing a pod of them from a seagull’s point of view – while fishing for their lunch – is breathtaking.

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Lazy son is not so lazy and remixes his Mum’s demands

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Tuesday 30 June 2015

When we were teens, parents loved to tell us we were lazy, and that our bedrooms needed cleaning. Well, guess what? Kids these days might be labelled as lazy but they’re not, not even close. In fact, one ‘lazy’ son was so ‘unlazy’ that he decided to remix his mum’s demands into a pretty decent dance track.

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Cat hangs on for dear life after accidentally ending up on plane wing

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Tuesday 23 June 2015

If you’ve seen that new Mission Impossible trailer, you probably know that one scene wherein Tom Cruise clings onto a plane right as it takes off. Well, here’s the real-life version, and with a better protagonist: a cat!

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The Taxi Driver: a short documentary following a Melbourne-based cabbie

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By Alex Siddons in Video on Tuesday 23 June 2015

David Thomas is a New Zealand-born dairy farmer who 26 years ago became a Melbourne-based cab driver. Throughout Thomas’s career of driving taxis, he has battled health issues, homelessness and ongoing pressures from the authorities.

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Here’s the funniest crowdfunding video you’ll ever watch

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Monday 22 June 2015

There’s a little known town in country Victoria called Tatura, and the residents need your help. You see, Tatura has a grand old pub but over the years she’s fell into disrepair, so the residents have come up with a quirky way of getting their well-deserved pub makeover with Indiegogo.

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Commercial gives a shout out to single mothers on Father’s Day

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Saturday 20 June 2015

While Australia doesn’t celebrate Father’s Day until September, the U.S. will be celebrating their dads on June 21st. But for those that never had a father or grew up hardly knowing their dads, this commercial will tug at your heartstrings.

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This intense subway platform dance will make you want to groove

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Friday 19 June 2015

Not all subway dance routines are welcome (especially in a place like NYC), but on the other coast of the U.S. – in L.A., to be precise – there is an appreciation for public dance most of us don’t even know about.

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Watching a gigantic chunk of earwax being extracted looks oddly satisfying

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 19 June 2015

A video of a woman attempting to pull out a lump of earwax from her friend’s ear has gone viral, amassing more than 3 million views and probably ten times more ‘eewww’ reactions from viewers.

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This woman just ruined your dream of becoming the world’s greatest limbo champion

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Friday 19 June 2015

Shemika Charles has a really cool party trick that is making worldwide news. She can limbo to a level of 8.5 inches off the ground.

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Stunning 4K hyperlapse video of New Zealand’s best kept secret

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Friday 19 June 2015

Belgian videographer and hyperlapse specialist Matthew Vandeputte spent hundreds of hours along New Zealand’s Lake Wanaka landscape to create this mesmerizing video that shows us the true beauty of the Land of the Long White Cloud.

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Japanese prank show secretly records how long perverts look at huge boobs (NSFW)

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 19 June 2015

In Japan, a local comedy show pranked the guys in its staff by secretly recording them staring at their favourite thing: big boobs.

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Slide down a black hole water slide in Germany to travel through space and time

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Friday 19 June 2015

Well, it’s about time water slide engineers picked up their game! In Bremerhaven, Germany, those that dare travel through space and time are given the opportunity (ok, sorta) by sliding down a 25-foot-tall water slide.

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