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Meet The Heimlich Guy At Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

(0) Comments | Posted July 2, 2015 | 7:37 AM

If any competitors choke on their food at the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest on Saturday, Eddie Latson will make his move.

Latson, 48, of Brooklyn, New York, is the EMT on hand to apply the Heimlich maneuver if entrants bite off more than they can chew.

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Here Are Our Options For Stopping A Killer Asteroid

(0) Comments | Posted July 1, 2015 | 6:54 PM

Massive asteroid heading our way?

We have options, apparently. Just how viable they are -- well, let's hope we never have to find out.

The American Museum of Natural History offers a few ideas to avert catastrophe in a new video, "Deflecting Asteroids."

Watch the video, above.


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Ice Cream Server Juggles A Scoop Like A Champ

(1) Comments | Posted July 1, 2015 | 1:44 PM

Like the saying goes, we all scream for ice cream.

And now we can all cheer for an ice cream performance.

Watch this server at a Cold Stone Creamery in Doha, Qatar, juggle a scoop like a master showman.

This guy's act is truly the cherry...

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'Why Do People Go Bald' Video Tackles Hair Loss Head On

(10) Comments | Posted July 1, 2015 | 12:26 PM

Damn you, genetic variant on chromosome 20!

A new SciShow video that explains why people go bald says the genetic variant makes men seven times more likely to lose their hair, but doesn't appear to affect women.

Abnormalities in chromosome 20 have been linked...

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High School Player Cody Riley Shatters Backboard On Dunk Attempt

(0) Comments | Posted June 30, 2015 | 4:20 PM

Game over.

No, really.

High school player Cody Riley swooped in for a slam dunk that shattered the backboard and sent the rim crashing to the court.


And that was the end of that summer league game June 18 at Maranatha High School in Pasadena, California, because...

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Two Sweet Dogs Babysit Chicks, Ducklings, Goats And A Deer In The House

(2) Comments | Posted June 30, 2015 | 3:33 PM

And you think you have too many pets in the house?

In a YouTube video gaining awwws for its farm-fresh cuteness, guardian dogs Duchess and Pharaoh hang out with baby goats, chicks, ducklings and a muntjac deer.

All are residents of Denmans...

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Fritz The Golden Retriever Can't Catch Sausages Either -- And The Internet Eats It Up

(179) Comments | Posted June 30, 2015 | 1:58 PM

If Fritz were an outfielder or wide receiver, he'd be out of a job.

But because he's an adorable dog with the endearing inability to catch stuff, he's a YouTube star.

After previous videos of the pooch dropping all kinds of food went viral, Fritz attempts...

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Slicing A Watermelon With A Sword Is The Worst Idea Ever

(8) Comments | Posted June 30, 2015 | 11:54 AM

When the YouTube video description warns "He is completely sober," you know a crazy stunt is about to unfold.

This man, who attempts to use a sword to slice a watermelon on a glass table, does not disappoint.

He shatters the table, yelling "Sweet!"

Please don't try...

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Giant Penis Sprays Confetti To Promote Safe Sex ... Come Again?

(3) Comments | Posted June 29, 2015 | 5:28 PM

When a man in a giant penis costume ejaculates confetti on people, you pay attention.

But are you thinking about practicing safe sex?

That's the dilemma facing a wacky PSA in Norway to combat the increase in STDs there. "Penis can surprise you," says the tagline in Norwegian.

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Tiny Hamster's Fourth Of July BBQ Is All That's Right With America

(5) Comments | Posted June 29, 2015 | 5:24 PM

Any rodent who can win the Internet like Tiny Hamster just had to be a patriot.

So it's no surprise that our fluffy friend can host a kick-ass Fourth of July barbecue: first a little lounging in the pool, then chowing down with wee pals at a stars-and-stripes-decorated...

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If You Don't Like Supercut Of Film Characters Flipping The Bird, Bleep You

(16) Comments | Posted June 29, 2015 | 12:06 PM

The middle finger is ready for its close-up.

In this compilation posted by YouTube channel supercutonline, characters from 161 films flip the bird.

One little gesture can say so much, can't it?

Flipping the Bird - Supercut


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Grandmas Try To Define Modern Slang Terms And There Are No Words

(2) Comments | Posted June 29, 2015 | 10:39 AM

Young people have sure done a number on language, haven't they?

Watch these grandmas try to guess the meanings of modern slang terms in a new video from Elite Daily.

We're partial to the grandmothers' own take on the terms, especially one grandma's suggestion that "ratchet" was perhaps...

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'샤크네이도'는 잊어라, '모스키토네이도'가 온다(예고편)

(0) Comments | Posted June 29, 2015 | 1:33 AM

전 세계를 휩쓴 싸구려 B급 영화 '샤크네이도'는 좀 너무 했다고?

아직 멀었다. 역시 타라 레이드가 출연하는 '모스키토네이도(Mosquitonado)'의 예고편을 보기 전까지는!

올 여름 전 세계 케이블 시장 최악의 악몽은 상어보다 작지만 더 귀찮은 모기들이 점령하는 거냐며 영화의 타락을 애도할 필요는 없다. 이 예고편은 모기의 위험성을 알리기...

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칸영화제 레드카펫에서 섹스를 하는 커플이 카메라에 담겼다(사진)

(0) Comments | Posted June 29, 2015 | 1:10 AM

전 세계의 가장 위대한 영화감독과 배우들이 걷는 그곳, 이 커플은 그냥 걷기만 하지 않았다.

모험심으로 가득한 이 커플은 칸국제광고제가 열리는 기간 중 그 유명한 칸영화제 메인 상영관 앞 레드카펫에서 섹스를 했고, 그 순간이 AdWeek의 데이빗 그리너의 카메라에 포착됐다.

그리너의 설명에 따르면 그는 메인 상영관...

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Pit Bull Love Love LOVES Turkey Chick And Her Wee Pals

(51) Comments | Posted June 28, 2015 | 8:43 PM

This pit bull adores baby birds in the best way possible.

Curious about a new turkey chick, the female pit bull is let into a cage of young fowl in this YouTube video posted June 24. She lets them walk on her back and head and she licks...

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Kobe Bryant Forgives Larry Nance Jr. For 'Rapist' Tweet

(28) Comments | Posted June 28, 2015 | 7:31 PM

Yet another lesson that social media is forever.

When then-University of Wyoming player Larry Nance Jr. tweeted in 2012 about a long-ago rape charge against Lakers star Kobe Bryant, Nance probably didn't think he would be drafted by Bryant's team years later.

But of course that happened and Nance found...

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Shark Caught In Hudson River, Terrifying Us Just A Little

(12) Comments | Posted June 26, 2015 | 3:38 PM

Sharks in Manhattan don't just roam Wall Street.

Fisherman Wu Zhen caught a real one in the Hudson River on Thursday in Battery Park, the New York Post reported.

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Wu Zhen with his catch. He released it soon after.


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Suction-Cup Darts On Eyeballs Demand Your Attention

(1) Comments | Posted June 26, 2015 | 11:01 AM

Well this is one way to kill time this summer.

A viral video posted to YouTube shows a guy attaching suction-cup darts to his eyeballs. He then rolls his eyes for goofy (disturbing?) effect.

The clip is titled "Nerf gun to the eye." We were not aware that...

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New 'Mosquitonado' Trailer Features Tara Reid, Terrifying Clouds Of Blood-Sucking Mosquitos

(1) Comments | Posted June 26, 2015 | 10:32 AM

If you think Hollywood is full of bloodsuckers, wait till you get a load of the "Mosquitonado" trailer with Tara Reid.

Swarms of summer's worst nightmare fill the sky on the Fourth of July, attacking at will.

The trailer looks like it's setting up for the next version...

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