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How to Deliver a Report on Skateboarding
Journalist's
Skateboarding
Report Goes Viral
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Journalist's Skateboarding Report Goes Viral

Detroit's Victor Williams gives it a personal touch

(Newser) - A new skate park in Detroit is offering free lessons, and suddenly a lot of people know about it. The reason? WDIV journalist Victor Williams' report from the skate park has gone viral—because he delivered it live while showing off his own skateboarding skills, reports the Detroit News . In...

Robin Williams' Daughter Reacts to Viral Video by Impersonator

Zelda Williams calls actor Jamie Costa 'SUPER talented' but wants fans to stop sending her the clip

(Newser) - Update: A viral video of longtime Robin Williams impersonator Jamie Costa wowed fans this week, and some have been wondering if investors and relatives of the late comedian and actor might consider getting behind a biopic, starring Costa as Williams. One family member is now speaking out, and while she...

Colbert Needs Top Hat, Song to Explain Congress
Colbert Uses Willy Wonka
to Explain Congress
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Colbert Uses Willy Wonka to Explain Congress

He sings about 'reconciliation' in a top hat

(Newser) - Congress is nearing the end of a monumental week , one in which lawmakers are trying to avert a shutdown as they consider two huge pieces of legislation that could decide the fate of President Biden's legislative agenda. Stephen Colbert attempted to explain all this Wednesday night, in particular the...

Is This Song a Troll or a Serious Form of 'Outsider' Music?
This Viral Song Is So Bad
It Might Be Genius
VIRAL VIDEO

This Viral Song Is So Bad It Might Be Genius

Please explain what Sarah Brand's 'Red Dress' is, exactly, because we can't

(Newser) - It's Friday, so what better time to talk about the video that's sent the internet (and our eardrums) into a tizzy. The viral clip in question is "Red Dress" by Sarah Brand, who describes herself on her site as a "director and writer" from LA, as...

Officials: New Charges for Man Caught on Video in Racist Rant

Edward Mathews has stalking, criminal mischief, weapons, drug charges added to previous ones

(Newser) - Edward Cagney Mathews was already facing harassment, bias intimidation, and assault charges. Now, the 45-year-old New Jersey man, accused of going on a racist rant against neighbors that was recorded and went viral, has new charges coming his way. Per a statement from the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office, Mathews...

Flooding of NYC Subways Doesn't Stop Commuters


Flooded Subways?
NYC Commuters
Trudge On
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Flooded Subways? NYC Commuters Trudge On

Videos show people wading in waist-deep water to get to trains after heavy rains bring flash floods

(Newser) - New Yorkers are known to be a tough bunch who roll with whatever comes their way, and videos that have emerged as thunderstorms pummeled the city this week did nothing to dispel that impression. Per the New York Times , the city was slammed by heavy rains on Thursday, leading to...

Mark Zuckerberg's July 4 Post Was ... Interesting

Facebook CEO's somewhat bizarre Instagram video intrigued the internet

(Newser) - Amid a sea of July 4 social media posts, Mark Zuckerberg's stood out. The Facebook CEO posted an Independence Day greeting Sunday on Instagram , and while his caption was simple and straightforward—"Happy July 4th!"—the video he put up alongside it has reached "meme-worthy"...

We Don't Have to Say Goodbye to Charlie and Harry After All
After 'Charlie Bit My Finger'
Sells, a Surprise Change
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After 'Charlie Bit My Finger' Sells, a Surprise Change

Buyer of viral video-NFT, who paid $760K, says the clip will remain on YouTube

(Newser) - Good news to kick off the weekend: The world gets to keep watching Charlie Davies-Carr use his big brother Harry as a teething ring after all. The siblings are the stars of "Charlie Bit My Finger," one of YouTube's most viral videos ever, which was auctioned off...

Say Goodbye to One of the Most Viral Videos of All Time

14 years after enrapturing the world, 'Charlie Bit My Finger' will be yanked from YouTube, become NFT

(Newser) - Fourteen years ago to the day, two little boys made YouTube history as the stars of what would become one of the most viewed viral videos of all time. Now, you've got just one more day to watch it on the platform, as it's about to join the...

Adam Sandler's Very Short IHOP Visit Goes Viral
IHOP Hostess
Kicking Herself
After Adam Sandler
Encounter
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IHOP Hostess Kicking Herself After Adam Sandler Encounter

Worker didn't recognize him under his face mask, caused him to leave after informing him of long wait

(Newser) - An IHOP hostess got her 15 minutes of fame this week after posting a video of her meeting Adam Sandler, though she didn't know it was him when she met him. People reports that Dayanna Rodas' TikTok footage shows herself with a masked Sandler, who was dressed casually in...

High School Track Meet Has Surprise Winner
Runner Overtaken by
Dog at High School Meet
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Runner Overtaken by Dog at High School Meet

Holly jumped onto the track and sprinted to finish line at Utah sporting event

(Newser) - A high school track meet in Utah notched a relay time over the weekend just short of a Usain Bolt record—but the victor was on four legs, not two. During a 4x200 Grizzly Invitational race Saturday that Logan High School runners seemed set to win, senior Gracie Laney was...

We Are All the Albatross: Face-Plant Video Goes Viral

Crash landing by bird in New Zealand is pretty relatable

(Newser) - We've all experienced that feeling of a grand entrance ruined, our plans to glide gracefully into a crowded room marred by a trip over a shoelace or bump into a fellow partygoer. Now an albatross in New Zealand knows exactly how we feel. CNN reports on a viral video...

Woman's Creepy Find Behind Bathroom Mirror: an Apartment

Samantha Hartsoe discovers secret 3-bedroom abode behind her own in NYC

(Newser) - It was the strong draft in her bathroom that first caught her attention, with a frigid breeze strong enough to blow her hair. That's how Samantha Hartsoe, a resident of NYC's Roosevelt Island, begins her story in a creepy TikTok tale that's got the internet buzzing. The...

Creator of Tom Cruise Deepfakes Wants to Help, Not 'Upset'

Chris Ume wants to make sure manipulated imagery isn't weaponized as misinformation

(Newser) - If you've seen those TikTok videos of Tom Cruise doing magic tricks, playing golf, and telling anecdotes about Mikhail Gorbachev, you likely know they're not real. If you don't, you've been fooled by a deepfake, which is understandable, considering how well done the creations by Belgian...

School Board Mocks Parents, 'Unfortunate' Remarks Go Viral

President of board in Oakley, Calif., resigns after video of virtual meeting circulates online

(Newser) - The president of a California school board has resigned and parents are calling for more heads to roll after a virtual meeting showed multiple board members laughing and mocking parents who want their kids back in school. Per Fox News , Oakley Union Elementary School Board members apparently thought no one...

Dog, 2 Pups Die After 'Unjust Cruelty' Seen in TikTok Video

2 Florida men arrested after illegal surgery performed by non-vet on pregnant French bulldog

(Newser) - A French bulldog and two of her puppies are dead, and two Florida men have been arrested after a botched surgery that went viral on TikTok. An affidavit cited by the Orlando Sentinel alleges that Larry Colon, 50, forked over $650 to 33-year-old Frankie Huertas-Rivera to perform a C-section on...

Congressman's Virtual Call Goes Awry: 'Are You OK?'

Minnesota Rep. Tom Emmer appeared before House panel as an upside-down head

(Newser) - Another day, another viral videoconferencing flub. If you're still laughing at the infamous "Cat Lawyer" Zoom clip , we have a new blunder to get you through Thursday. Mashable reports it comes courtesy of GOP Rep. Tom Emmer of Minnesota, who was piped in virtually for a meeting of...

Zoom's 'Cat Lawyer' Speaks Out After Viral Video

'I disappeared and a cat appeared,' says Rod Ponton

(Newser) - Everyone is supposedly due their 15 minutes of fame, and Rod Ponton just got his—except not as a human, but as a cat. Thanks to a video that went viral , the Texas attorney is now known around the world for being the lawyer on Zoom who couldn't figure...

Think You've Had a Bad Zoom? Not Like This One
Think You've
Had a Bad
Zoom? Not
Like This One
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Think You've Had a Bad Zoom? Not Like This One

UK council meeting features tech issues, yelling, toilets flushing, and a Britney Spears reference

(Newser) - By this point in the pandemic, everyone's probably been on multiple Zoom calls, and likely experienced at least one bad one. But it's a Zoom meeting out of England that CNN has dubbed the "greatest, most ridiculous thing to come out of the past year," after...

New Video Shows Inside Look at Siege of Capitol

'New Yorker' contributor Luke Mogelson filmed with his phone

(Newser) - Luke Mogelson is a war correspondent who has written dispatches from Afghanistan and Syria. But his latest hits much closer to home. Mogelson entered the US Capitol (as a journalist) when rioters took it by storm on Jan. 6. He wrote a first-person account for the New Yorker , and the...

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