All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Viral’

NMA Employee Quits in Amazing, Viral Fashion (with an Interpretive Dance Set to Kanye)

Well, this is one way to quit your job. “I work for an awesome company that makes news videos. I have put my entire life into this job, but my boss only cares about quantity, how fast we write and how many views each video gets,” said Marina Shifrin on her now-viral YouTube resignation. “I believe it’s more important to …

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Ylvis’ “The Fox” is the New “Gangnam Style”

This is a public service announcement warning you about the latest abomination upon the lord, Ylvis’ “The Fox”. Posted on YouTube on September 3rd, 2013, it’s the latest viral infection music video made and performed by Bård Urheim Ylvisåker and Vegard Urheim Ylvisåker, a Norwegian variety show duo who call themselves “Ylvis”. Currently, it’s No.29 on the Billboard Hot 100 …

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Samuel L. Jackson Is To Blame For Everything

Violence in entertainment content is the low-hanging focal point for many pundits when society’s ills are discussed. Do video games lead to violence? What is the effect of extended exposure to violent content for developing children and young adults? How much is too much? Who is to blame when the underage gets their hands on this kind of content? These …

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Facebook Hashtags Are a Total Bust, Says One Study

After years of people using hashtags on Facebook despite the fact that Facebook didn’t support them, the company finally made them clickable and searchable back in June. Of course, hashtags allow Facebook to better organize conversations across the network, and gives brands the ability to insert themselves into said conversations. With over a billion monthly active users on the network, …

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Important Info for Internet Users: What Would Happen If You Never Went Outside…Ever Again?

Redditors, WoW players, and agoraphobics – listen up. As tempting as it may be to just stay inside for the rest of your life, well, don’t do that. Your body needs that precious sunlight, and AsapSCIENCE is here to explain why. Basically, not going outside ever again would probably make you a cancerous, heart diseased ball of depression. So, before …

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Here’s What Happens When You Park Like a Jerk

Instead of keying his car or something like that, one YouTuber decided that the best (non-violent) way to deal with a habitually awful parker was to block in his driver-side door with his own car. This is a great tactic if you find yourself out of those “hey, nice parking job asshole” cards that people like to stick on windshields …

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Slingshots Are No Laughing Matter, and This is Proof

When you woke up this morning, I bet that the first thought that went through your head (other than “damnit, it’s Monday”) was that you’re curious as to how a world-record slingshot stacks up against a bunch of different types of handguns? Am I right? Good. Today’s your lucky day. “The momentum achievable by this record slingshot is — in …

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Watch Aaron Paul Call a Bunch of Twitter Users Bitch

It’s Friday, and some of you may be struggling to make it through the final hours of the work week. I’m about to help you out. Here’s Aaron Paul (aka Jesse Pinkman from Breaking Bad) responding to some Twitter users’ requests for him to call them a bitch. I don’t really know Urban Outfitters’ play in all of this, but …

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Hilarious Apple Store Freakout Caught on Vine

Just because the fine folks at Apple said that you could come in to the Apple Store and get some parts for your iPhone, that doesn’t mean that you get to jump the line at the Genius bar, lady. Struck by a sudden and overwhelming wave of entitlement, our impatient woman failed to grasp that simple concept and proceeded to …

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The Breaking Bad/Mythbusters Episode Is on YouTube, But You Better Watch It Quick

We’ve basically known this was coming for some time, but it became officially official a little under a week ago when the first trailer aired and we got a premiere date. SCIENCE, BITCH! Of course, we’re talking about the Mythbusters episode featuring Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan, Aaron Paul (Jesse Pinkman) and a bunch of show-related myth testing. It’s already …

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Call Me Maybe Resurrected As a 1920’s-Style Hit

Last year, any click you made on the internet was a risky click – you risked that the link your buddy was trying to share would lead you directly to some cover of Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe.” Thankfully, YouTube has sobered up and has moved on to other endeavors. The “Call Me Maybe” covers have lessened in frequency. …

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Ender’s Game Goes Viral At Comic-Con 2013

Orson Scott Card’s signature piece, Ender’s Game, is scheduled to hit the big screen in November, just in time for the holiday season. With Comic-Con 2013 going on this weekend, what better time for a movie targeting the sci-fi crowd to launch their viral marketing push? To kick things off, Summit Entertainment launched a couple of viral videos that serve …

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