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....
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.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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....
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...
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?
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...