Pouring a Bucket of Ice Water Over Your Head Won't Cure ALS

The Ice Bucket Challenge is sweeping my Facebook news feed and has gone as far as to be featured the Today Show, so it can now officially be classified as having gone viral. Celebrities like Matt Lauer, Martha Stewart, golfer Michelle Wei and even the Elle.com digital team have participated in pouring buckets of ice… » 8/07/14 5:00pm 8/07/14 5:00pm

Watch This Cattle Auctioneer Become An Accidental Rap God

Why has no one thought to put a dope backing track to auctions before? Is it because it just wasn't something anyone considered or because no one is running auctions like the guy in this video? How close are we to seeing "cowboy rappers" on the charts now that someone has discovered Rhett Parks of Whitewood Livestock?… » 5/12/14 12:20pm 5/12/14 12:20pm

Waitress Who Faked Anti-Gay Receipt Also Lied About Giving to Charity

A waitress who collected thousands of dollars worth of donations from well-intentioned internet denizens after a picture of a receipt allegedly containing a homophobic note that actually turned out to be fake went viral promised to donate her ill-gotten gains to charity. Except it now looks like she kinda lied about… » 12/06/13 3:45pm 12/06/13 3:45pm

Watch This Fed-Up Kid's Classroom Outburst and Feel Lots of Feelings

Every now and then you hear a story that sounds like it came straight out of Dead Poets Society: A teacher who deeply cares about his or her students' educations and well-beings comes into a classroom and inspires the kids to learn and love learning. The system tries to sabotage the teacher and maybe they succeed,… » 5/10/13 1:30pm 5/10/13 1:30pm

Sesame Street Has Nearly One Billion Views on YouTube

Getting into numbers that even the Count Von Count would struggle to keep up with, the Sesame Street YouTube channel is close to surpassing one billion views, a milestone that, once crossed, will place it in an elite league with Psy ("Gangnam Style" is the most trafficked YouTube video of all time), Justin Bieber,… » 2/15/13 2:10pm 2/15/13 2:10pm

Watch a Beautiful Man in Makeup Do a Mesmerizing 2 Chainz Cover

There's something sort of hypnotic about watching YouTube artist Jonathan Monroe — with his luxuriant hair, peacock earrings and long fake eyelashes — writhe around to 2 Chainz' "I'm Different," a song Monroe chose because "it's time for mother fuckers to realize that you can be different and still have talent." Of… » 9/12/12 5:45pm 9/12/12 5:45pm