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Matt Novak Matt Novak Jul 15, 2019 at 18:17.

Drone Captures Car Bursting Into Flames During Gender Reveal Video Shoot

Drone Captures Car Bursting Into Flames During Gender Reveal Video Shoot
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It’s a boy! It’s a girl! It’s a... fire?

Police in Australia have charged a 30-year-old man with reckless driving after his car caught fire during a gender reveal video. The video, which was captured by drone, shows the man doing burnouts as a thick plume of blue smoke emerges from behind his car.

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Matt Novak Matt Novak Jul 13, 2019.

Homeless Man Shaving on Train Goes Viral Because Humans Are Terrible and Social Media Was a Mistake

Homeless Man Shaving on Train Goes Viral Because Humans Are Terrible and Social Media Was a Mistake

The world is a cruel place. And nobody knows that better than Anthony Torres, a 56-year-old man in New York who was recently the butt of jokes when a video of him shaving on a train went viral. Torres talked with the Associated Press and explained that he doesn’t have a home right now and had just spent a few days in a homeless shelter.

“My life is all screwed up. That’s the reason I was...

Matt Novak Matt Novak Jul 08, 2019. 17 comments

Facebook and Twitter Not Invited to White House Social Media Summit This Week

Facebook and Twitter Not Invited to White House Social Media Summit This Week

The Trump regime will host a social media summit this Thursday that will include “digital leaders,” according to the White House, but there are at least two major social media companies that aren’t on the guest list. Representatives from Facebook and Twitter haven’t been invited to schmooze with President Donald Trump, according to a new report.

The news comes from anonymous sources who spoke...

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Matt Novak Matt Novak Jun 27, 2019. 10 comments

Did Boris Johnson Ramble About Model Buses to Manipulate Google's Search Results?

Did Boris Johnson Ramble About Model Buses to Manipulate Google's Search Results?

Boris Johnson might soon become the Prime Minister of the UK after Theresa May stepped down in disgrace following her failed attempts to exit the European Union. And that means Johnson has been giving lots of interviews lately, including one with Britain’s TalkRadio, where Johnson rambled on about how he enjoys making model buses. It was.... weird.

The interview didn’t make much sense at all,...

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Matt Novak Matt Novak Jun 14, 2019. 18 comments

That Theme Park Ride Going Viral Right Now Is Totally Fake

That Theme Park Ride Going Viral Right Now Is Totally Fake
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Have you seen video of that theme park ride that’s been going viral? Not to pop anyone’s balloon, but the video is totally fake. It’s a great computer-generated animation.

The video is based on a real ride called the Gyro Drop at the South Korean amusement park Lotte World. But the viral video has been...

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Matt Novak Matt Novak Jun 06, 2019. 16 comments

That Viral Video of a Family Fleeing an Avalanche is Totally Fake

That Viral Video of a Family Fleeing an Avalanche is Totally Fake
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Have you seen that viral video of a family watching an avalanche? The dad leaves his wife and kids to die as the avalanche barrels down on them. It’s pretty funny in a twisted way. But the video is totally fake.

The video has over 6.53 million views on Twitter as of this morning, but it appears that most...

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Matt Novak Matt Novak May 24, 2019. 17 comments

Bullshit Viral Videos of Nancy Pelosi Show Fake Content Doesn't Have to Be a Deepfake

Bullshit Viral Videos of Nancy Pelosi Show Fake Content Doesn't Have to Be a Deepfake

Two videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have gone viral over the past 24 hours, raising ethical questions about the use of editing on social media. President Donald Trump even shared one of the videos last night, calling it “PELOSI STAMMERS THROUGH NEWS CONFERENCE.” But only one of the videos is truly “fake” and surprisingly it’s not the one that President Trump shared.

The video that...

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Matt Novak Matt Novak Apr 25, 2019. 19 comments

Cop in Viral Video Acquitted of Assault Charge That Attorney Calls a 'Facebook Misdemeanor'

Cop in Viral Video Acquitted of Assault Charge That Attorney Calls a 'Facebook Misdemeanor'
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Former Miami police officer Mario Figueroa was acquitted of assault yesterday despite a viral video that appeared to show the officer kicking a handcuffed suspect in the head. Figueroa’s attorney argued that the attention around the case made this a “Facebook misdemeanor.”

The incident...

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Matt Novak Matt Novak Mar 12, 2019. 17 comments

That Viral Video of President Trump 'Forgetting His Toupee' Is Totally Fake

That Viral Video of President Trump 'Forgetting His Toupee' Is Totally Fake
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Have you seen that viral video doing the rounds of President Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago lifting up his hat? According to the caption, the president “forgot” that he’s “not wearing his toupee,” and it’s getting passed around Twitter like crazy today. In reality, the video has been digitally manipulated to...

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Tom McKay Tom McKay Jan 08, 2019. 17 comments

YouTube Ass Jake Paul Appears to Run Through Traffic Blindfolded for Bird Box Challenge

YouTube Ass Jake Paul Appears to Run Through Traffic Blindfolded for Bird Box Challenge

Whether or not you liked Bird Box, Netflix’s apocalyptic December 2018 movie about an unseen phenomenon that drives people that witness it into suicidal or homicidal madness, it’s turned into a terrible meme. Mimicking a pivotal sequence from the movie in which several survivors make a perilous journey while blindfolded, people are making ill-advised viral “Bird Box Challenge” videos in...

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Germain Lussier Germain Lussier Sep 25, 2018. 9 comments

Crafting the Perfect Viral Video in Ralph Breaks the Internet Took a Lot of Trial and Error

Crafting the Perfect Viral Video in Ralph Breaks the Internet Took a Lot of Trial and Error

When your name is “Wreck-It Ralph,” breaking things is usually meant literally. But in Ralph Breaks the Internet, the sequel to Disney’s 2012 hit  Wreck-It Ralph, Ralph breaks the internet in a different way: by going viral.

Last month, Disney Animation hosted a group of journalists in its offices to introduce us to the world of Ralph Breaks the Internet. We learned about the design of the...

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Matt Novak Matt Novak Sep 22, 2018. 20 comments

The Real Story Behind That Viral Video of President Trump Hissing Like a Snake

The Real Story Behind That Viral Video of President Trump Hissing Like a Snake
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Have you seen that viral video of President Donald Trump hissing? It’s really weird. But it makes more sense if you see the original video. And after some sleuthing, we finally tracked it down.

Here’s the video, which went viral on Twitter today and got picked up by news outlets like Boing Boing. President Trump almost...

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Tom McKay Tom McKay Jul 15, 2018. 7 comments

Watch Toys "R" Us' Geoffrey the Giraffe Get Knocked Out of the Ring With an Amazon Box

Watch Toys "R" Us' Geoffrey the Giraffe Get Knocked Out of the Ring With an Amazon Box

Geoffrey the Giraffe, venerable mascot of the now-defunct Toys “R” Us retail chain, was doing pretty good for himself at the Florida Supercon’s FCSW 30-man wrestling rumble on Friday—until, like in real life, he was cold-clocked with an Amazon Prime delivery box and stumbled unconsciously out of the ring.

Per Pro Wrestling Sheet, a competitor garbed in the famous mascot costume “entered the...

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Matt Novak Matt Novak Jun 28, 2018. 18 comments

Poncho the Spanish Police Dog Goes Viral For Showing Off His CPR Skills

Poncho the Spanish Police Dog Goes Viral For Showing Off His CPR Skills
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It’s rough out there for humans right now. But at least we have dogs to cheer us up. This police dog in Spain, a very good boy named Poncho, has gone viral after demonstrating his CPR skills.

The video, which was originally posted to Twitter by Madrid Police, has been viewed over 2.3 million times...

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Matt Novak Matt Novak May 21, 2018. 14 comments

This Viral Video of Ducks Waiting for a Green Light to Cross the Street Is Totally Fake

This Viral Video of Ducks Waiting for a Green Light to Cross the Street Is Totally Fake
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Have you seen this video of ducks in Germany waiting for a green light before they cross the street? It’s gone viral, getting tens of thousands of views on Twitter and over 2.5 million views on Facebook. But the video is totally fake. The ducks are computer generated.

Don’t believe me? Take a closer look at the duck...

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Evan Narcisse Evan Narcisse Feb 22, 2018. 19 comments

The Internet’s Favorite Black Panther Fans Talk About Finally Going to Wakanda

The Internet’s Favorite <i>Black Panther</i> Fans Talk About Finally Going to Wakanda

If you’ve been following all the buzz leading up to Black Panther’s release, then you’ve probably seen the viral video of a group of friends hugging and enthusing over the movie’s poster. Their energy served as a stand-in for the excitement of folks all over the world; now’s your chance to find out who they are.

When I got in touch with Lee Colston over the phone last week, he told me that...

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Adam Clark Estes Adam Clark Estes Feb 18, 2018. 6 comments

That Viral Video of a Convenience Store Robbery Is Worse Than Fake

That Viral Video of a Convenience Store Robbery Is Worse Than Fake

An extremely compelling video has racked up over 2 million views on Twitter in less than 24 hours. It appears to show security footage of two young skateboarders stealing chips from a convenience store when a dude with a shotgun enters and attempts to rob the place. And then the skateboarders totally stop him and then run off with the munchie material!

Don’t get too excited. It’s fake.

Not...

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Adam Clark Estes Adam Clark Estes Jan 22, 2018. 19 comments

Here's the Sequel to 'End of Ze World,' the First Viral Video Ever

Here's the Sequel to 'End of Ze World,' the First Viral Video Ever

The new “End of Ze World” video looks just like the original for exactly two seconds. A few moments later, the long-awaited sequel to what many call the world’s first viral video displays a collage of missiles, pumpjacks, a Nazi flag, a hurricane, and protest signs. Your eyes will immediately drop to the one that says boldly, “WTF?!” This is “End of Ze World… Probably for Real This Time,”...

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Tom McKay Tom McKay Sep 27, 2017. 16 comments

Bill Nye Is Totally Chill About What's Happening in This Elevator

Bill Nye Is Totally Chill About What's Happening in This Elevator

There’s making an entrance and then there’s making an entrance. Beloved science educator Bill Nye made one of the latter recently while he was just trying to get beween floors.

A group of swimsuit-wearing young women were recently trying to twerk in a Las Vegas elevator on September 22nd when they were interrupted not by security, but a somewhat sheepish-looking Nye, who wandered in wearing a...

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Matt Novak Matt Novak Sep 06, 2017. 3 comments

'Drunk' Policeman Who Went Viral Was Actually Having a Stroke

'Drunk' Policeman Who Went Viral Was Actually Having a Stroke

Salim PK, a police officer in Delhi, India, was captured on video while allegedly drunk on a metro train. Video of him staggering and falling over went viral. But doctors have confirmed what he insisted all along: He was actually having a stroke.

Salim was videotaped on the train back in August of 2015, where he can be seen in a confused state before he ultimately fell to the ground. Two...

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