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BBC Weatherman Laces Report With Drag References

Pink News reports: A BBC weather presenter has gone viral for his epic drag themed weather report. Host Owain Wyn Evans decided to embrace International Drag Day – with a challenge to get as many drag culture references in one report as possible. The Welsh weather host manages to get in references to everything from RuPaul through to Conchita Wurst ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Rugger Proposes At London Pride

Gay Star News reports: A rugby player proposed to his boyfriend in an adorable moment at Pride in London this weekend. The London-based Kings Cross Steelers are a regular fixture in the parade every year since it was founded in 1995. But during a mock line-out, Fernando Ferreira got up and walked over to the barricade where his boyfriend, Greg ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Dog Interrupts Austrian Orchestra

Billboard Magazine reports: Orchestral performances are often considered the most high-art of music events, but things did get a little ruff at a recent Vienna Chamber Orchestra concert in Ephesus, Turkey, when a wandering dog came onstage during a performance of Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony No. 4. In a new video, a very slow-moving, sandy-colored Labrador finds himself onstage, garnering a ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Man Arrested After Screaming About Trump And Christianity At Muslim Texas Beachgoers

So this happened in Texas last weekend: A man faces criminal charges after police say he went on an obscenity-packed, anti-Muslim tirade directed at a family on a Texas beach. South Padre Island police arrested Alexander Jennes Downing, 35, of Connecticut, after responding to reports of a disturbance on May 3rd, according to WTIC. Police took Downing into custody for ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Teaches “How To Swear Like A Mother” In New Mother’s Day Ad

Paging you-know-who. Ad Week reports: Would it surprise you to learn that 74 percent of moms admit they’ve sworn in front of their kids? Probably not, because being a mom and taking care of another human is hard. Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, a brand that prides itself on being there for moms and families when they need it most, has ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: 18,000 Canadian Hockey Fans Sing American National Anthem When Performer’s Mic Fails

USA Today reports: It’s always a cool pregame scene when a crowd joins together to sing The Star-Spangled Banner. Those crowds, though, are almost exclusively in the U.S. Almost. Before Game 3 of the Stanley Cup playoffs between the Ducks and Oilers in Edmonton, apparent microphone issues left the Oilers fans on the hook to help with the U.S. anthem. ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: CEO Of HSBC Taiwan Walks Lesbian Staffer Down The Aisle After Her Father Refuses

The Huffington Post reports: Taiwan is expected to become Asia’s first nation to recognize same-sex marriage by the end of the year, and businesses are definitely taking notice. On Valentine’s Day, HSBC Bank in Taiwan released a heartwarming YouTube video that told the real-life story of how the bank’s country CEO, John Li, walked one of his employees down the ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: US Tennis Officials Apologize After Nazi-Era German National Anthem Performed At Match

Slate reports: Over the weekend, the U.S. hosted Germany in the national team-based women’s tennis tournament, the Fed Cup. Before American Alison Riske took on Germany’s Andrea Petkovic in a singles match in Hawaii, both national anthems were played. And that’s where things went wrong. A live soloist belted out not just the wrong version of the German anthem, but ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Mariah Carey Has Difficult New Year’s

Entertainment Weekly reports: Mariah Carey didn’t sing throughout most of her performance on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest, explaining that she couldn’t hear the music. As the last pre-midnight performer on the ABC special, Carey took the stage in New York City’s Times Square to sing a medley of hits. But seconds into her performance of ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Alexa, Play Pussy Anal Dildo

Via Mashable: We’re not exactly sure what this child is asking for when he says, “Alexa, play ‘Digger digger,'” but we’re almost positive it’s not porn. Regardless, Amazon’s personal assistant reached back through her algorithmic server banks, scanned the child’s budding language and, through the miracle of technology, determines that this child really wants to hear some porn. It only ...

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JAPAN: US Ambassador Caroline Kennedy And Embassy Staff Go Viral With Quirky Holiday Dance [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: The Japanese public pays careful attention to the words and deeds of Caroline Kennedy, the United States ambassador to Japan and one of the State Department’s best-known diplomats. But Ms. Kennedy generated an unusual buzz in Tokyo this week by doing something that is almost certainly not in her job description: wearing a Santa suit ...

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YouTube Rewinds 2016’s Viral Stars [VIDEO]

Nearly 20 million views already. Fuse recaps: This year was dominated by YouTube content creators taking their talents from the video-sharing service to various outlets on social media, beauty companies, television and more. So to highlight all of this blossoming buzz, YouTube released their annual YouTube Rewind that references 2016’s biggest memes, trends and videos. It opens up with the ...

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POLAND: Auction Site Goes Globally Viral With Holiday Ad Depicting Elderly Man Learning English [VIDEO]

You may need a tissue for this. The Independent reports: A Polish Christmas advert, which has been viewed more than two-and-a-half million times, about a grandfather learning English is melting hearts worldwide. The advert, released by online auction website Allegro, starts with the elderly man receiving an “English For Beginners” audio set from the website. He then sets about becoming ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Chilling “Sandy Hook Promise” PSA Alerts Students To Early Warning Signs Of Mass Shooters

Over 2.6 million views in the first 48 hours. Mic.com reports: The onset of this PSA from Sandy Hook Promise, an organization created in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, begins innocently enough. The video follows a boy, Evan (the same name as the video), exchanging messages on a desk in the school ...

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Canadians Tell America: You’re Already Great! [VIDEO]

The video is really sweet. The New York Times reports: The presidential campaign has exposed deep divides in American society and has left many in every political party anxious about the future. During this time of political tension, our neighbors to the north have one thing to say: America is just great. Some Canadians watching as American politics have hit ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: The Hillary Shimmy Song

300K views overnight. Boing Boing recaps: From our prolific internet songwriter friend Jonathan “Song a Day Man” Mann, a wonderfully catchy little ditty for this shitshow of an election season. The Hillary Shimmy Song. Jonathan Mann writes a song every single day, and he has been doing that for the last 7+ years. You might recall that Jonathan Mann wrote ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: USA Swim Team Carpool Karaoke

Unimpressive compared to James Corden’s clips, but heading towards two million views. From the New York Times: Given the grueling training schedule, it can sometimes be jarring to see Olympic athletes acting like the rest of us mortals — especially the ones who spend their lives underwater. But it seems that this swim team has taken time to experience the ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: This Is An Ad For Something

The marketing site Creativity recaps: Ikea’s latest ad imagines what life would have been like if people in the 17th century had felt the need to record their plate of food and get some “likes” before they actually ate it. In other words, before Instagram. The ad, the aim of which is to encourage people to rediscover the simple joy ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Man Films Himself Threatening “Gay” Man With Gun, Challenges Police To Apprehend Him

From the Detroit Free Press: A viral video of a man shouting slurs and pointing a gun at another man he believed was gay as he exited a convenience store on Detroit’s west side has sparked outrage and is being investigated by police, an official confirmed Wednesday. “We are aware of it,” said Detroit Police Sgt. Michael Woody. “It was ...

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Explaining The Universe In 4 Minutes [VIDEO]

Gizmodo recaps: In need of a quick refresher course on, well, the science of pretty much everything? Here’s a cheeky, irreverent summation of the universe in just four minutes from Exub1a, YouTube purveyor of “spacey stuff and existential angst.” Loosely reminiscent of the classic “Powers of Ten” motif, the video starts with “the Tyrion Lannister of physics,” better known as ...

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