This stunning video celebrates all the colours of life

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Tuesday 7 July 2015

Sometimes we can take the wonders of the world for granted. Like all the beautiful colours around us in the flowers, the trees, on clothes, on billboards – you name it, there’s colour. So The Mercadantes went ahead and produced a video that reminds us of this beauty.

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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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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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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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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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Take Reddit’s ‘Try Not To Laugh Challenge’ in 7 minutes

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Thursday 18 June 2015

Over the weekend a thread on Reddit blew up asking people to name their favourite video that was 10 seconds or less. And boy were there some doozies! YouTuber Fraxinus Excelsior decided to put some of these clips together to create a very special challenge.

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Man puts fire ants in his undies, experiences the worst form of torture ever

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Wednesday 17 June 2015

Commonsense, this man has none. In Rayong, Thailand, a dude confidently strips down to his undies and does something what he’s always wanted to do: he let an entire colony of fire ants crawl all over his, er, private parts!

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Kid steps in dog doodoo, realises life is not all rainbows and unicorns after all

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Wednesday 17 June 2015

Welcome to the real world, kid, where life gives you lemons… or dog poo, constantly! While stepping in doodoo is common, for this little kid, his whole day has been ruined by the offensive act. Just look at that face. Hear those screams. And look at that mess – yuck.

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This chick is just hours old and wants to be held by its human

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Monday 15 June 2015

Here’s your daily dose of cute! This newborn Serama chick makes our hearts melt when it chirps and chirps for some attention, love and warmth. As its human outstretches their hand, the teeny chick jumps on board for comfort and all is right with the world again.

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Adorable alert! Raccoon takes shelter under a decorative umbrella during a downpour

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Thursday 11 June 2015

Some animals love getting wet. Then there are others (my dog included) who hates even a sprinkling of water getting on them. This raccoon looks like he’s in the water phobia camp! On a rainy day in Topeka, Kansas, one little raccoon got stuck out in the rain and decided he needed to get dry as soon as possible, so he found an umbrella.

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