Rooney is so ashamed he broke his owner’s glasses, he can’t look her in the eye

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Thursday 26 March 2015

There’s something dog owners never tell you before you go and grab a puppy for keeps. It’s that most of them (unless you’re Cesar Milan) will rip, shred, tear, break, soil, chew, and even swallow some of your most prized possessions. Rooney is one of those dogs.

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Here are the last sad and cringeworthy texts received from lovers

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By Rachel Oakley in Tech on Tuesday 24 March 2015

Think back to a guy or a gal you were dating. If it was in the digital age, you probably texted a lot. And there was probably one last text you ever received from them which you read over and over again. Maybe you still do read it over and over again. Well, you’re not alone, friend. 

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Maggie the dog gets autotuned to sound just like Kanye West

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By Rachel Oakley in New Music, Video on Thursday 19 March 2015

Nothing against Kanye West, but you’ve got to give autotune a rest. The fad died with T-Pain’s career. One artist who is quite welcome to use autotune as much as she wants is Maggie. Maggie the dog.

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These dogs think there are imaginary doors in their way outside

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Saturday 14 March 2015

These poor dogs. All they want to do is play outside, but there’s an imaginary door in their way! We can’t see it, but these dogs obviously can because they’re not stepping foot past that threshold.

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This man definitely doesn’t want you to know he just sat through 50 Shades of Grey

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Wednesday 25 February 2015

You’ve told everyone you’re busy, you can’t make it to poker night. You buy your movie ticket, sit down with a choc-top and get whisked away into Christian Grey’s world of sadomasochism. And when it’s all over you’re on cloud nine, because it’s your little secret.

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He was the company’s 100th hired employee and his first day of work was one big party

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Thursday 27 November 2014

Think you had the best first day at your new job? Elliot Nordstrom-with the help of McGarrah Jessee-totally outdid you. After hiring their 100th employee, the folks at McGarrah Jessee (a really cool creative agency) thought it was a good idea to welcome their newest worker with a grand ol’ party. Elliot was greeted by a robot which told him to stay seated because… ‘things are about to get weird’. And weird it got.

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The Best of Vine: waste 6 more seconds of your life

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By Jake Sheridan in Video on Saturday 22 June 2013

When the micro-video sharing app Vine was launched in January 2013, people weren’t really sold on the whole 6 second movie idea. But with 12 million posts a day, it has proved the naysayers wrong. And who can deny the the humour that can be found in these short short clips? They will waste your […]

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Ryan Gosling’s cereal problem

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By Francis Andrews in New Trends on Friday 17 May 2013

Sometimes the best things in life are of the simplest, most mundane kind, like this collection of six second clips, known in iSpeak as Vines, of Ryan Gosling refusing his cereal.

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Bagram Batman teaches the U.S. Army to behave

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By Annie Churdar in News on Tuesday 7 May 2013

So apparently Batman is not only working hard to keep Gotham safe and orderly, but he’s also picked up a side job keeping the US Army in line. Bagram Batman shows up in several of their training videos to combat laziness, sloppiness, bad manners, and idiocracy. Dressed in a US Army uniform, combined with his […]

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The Human Condition: a video mash-up by Swede Mason

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By Annie Churdar in Video on Sunday 3 March 2013

Life is full of disease, decay, and side effects. Everything that could possibly go wrong does go wrong. That’s the human condition. So let’s just dance! Swede Mason decided to mash up tons of television comercial clips filled with symptoms and side effects and create a catchy rhythm in this clever YouTube video. But be […]

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Buryal: how to make your videos go viral (no, really)

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By Alex Connell in Video on Wednesday 14 November 2012

Made by the guys at John St, this video satirises how businesses, corporations and agencies get their YouTube videos to go viral. Introducing the concept of professional clicking networks, kids, the elderly, schools and unsuspecting bystanders all participate in the processes of getting videos to go ‘viraler and viraler’. Genuinely funny.

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Celebrities reading mean tweets about themselves

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By Blane Fonda in Video on Wednesday 1 August 2012

Finally, the ultimate potential of social media has been fully actualized. The result, naturally, is a YouTube video of celebrities reading mean tweets about themselves. This little milestone of post-postmodern culture also answers the age-old question: what face does Larry King make after reading about how many coats could be made from his ironed-out skin […]

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Shit Fashion Girls Say

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By Bridget Barnett in Video on Wednesday 25 July 2012

Shit Fashion Girls Say has released yet another hilarious parody. In this new video, the creators have roped in hot commodities fashion designer, Stella McCartney, singer Rebecca Black ,and blogger Leandra Medine (from The Man Repeller fame) to help poke fun at fashion girls who are addicted to their Twitter, Intragram, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts. […]

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Busking for Kit Kats

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By Lost At E Minor in Video on Wednesday 6 July 2011

Keeping it real, or surreal, we’re not sure. It’s a busking good entry in the Kit Kat $10,000 challenge. Show your skills, scoop the prize. Now that’s what we call Chunky!

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Funky gymnastics: it’s for real, trickers

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By Lost At E Minor in Video on Saturday 2 July 2011

Keeping it real, or surreal, we’re not sure. It’s another wild and whacky entry in the Kit Kat $10,000 challenge. Show your skills, scoop the prize. Now that’s what we call Chunky!

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