Sports clothing major Adidas has worked with avant garde designer Jeremy Scott on many shoes for its Adidas Originals collection. But a recently unveiled design has caused so much controversy that the company has nixed its plans to sell them and offered an apology for causing offense. Called the JS Roundhouse Mids, some people were repulsed at the "chain & shackle" design which reminded them of slavery in the African American community.
If you wanted further evidence Canadian eye candy Ryan Gosling was destined for greatness in the entertainment industry, an old video of the actor has surfaced online in which he and his sister, Mandi, are performing at a Mormon talent show. This is Gosling singing and dancing -- in 1991.
They may look like your grandparents but this group of fine elderly folk have gone viral with their church choir. They are the Senior Adult Choir from the First Baptist Church in Augusta, Georgia, and instead of praising the lord, these lovable senior citizens thought it would be fun to do some hip-hop cover songs for a change.
Ducks don't get as much attention for being adorable as cats or dogs, but when videos like this come along, you can't help but wonder why. Here's a young duckling who follows YouTube user matizhan around in a park. Obviously he found it cute, which is why he captured the moment on video for us to go "awwww."
A stranded young grey humpback whale was spotted by locals on White Rock beach in British Columbia. As news spread, hundreds of people gathered on the beach south of Vancouver to try to help the whale washed up on shore. Sadly, their efforts in pouring buckets of water could not help the humpback. After nearly two hours, the whale died.
Be warned: what you are about to see is quite gory. Not because it's real bloodied body parts -- that you can see in any episode of CSI -- but the finishing touches made to these baked goods are so realistic you would think otherwise.
For those who don't know, The Wiener's Circle is a hot dog stand in Lincoln Park, Chicago, famous for its char-grilled food -- and the "mutual verbal abuse" between the employees and the customers. That's right, the staff shout at you and you shout back -- with a few expletives thrown in for better service.
So when Conan was in Chicago filming his late night show, he figured it would be fun to send the nicest guy on television, the lovable Jack McBrayer from '30 Rock,' to the infamous hot dog joint.
Timothy Yost's life has changed for the better after the City Council of Bastrop, TX, agreed to allow the homeless man to keep a bag of loot worth up to $77,000 that he found in a park last January.Well, that's after Yost gets out of jail first.
In what is obviously a response to the creepy 'cat-copter,' the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has come out with a video ad showing you how one can levitate a cat without attaching propellers to each of its paws.
One of YouTube's first "superstars," Tay Zonday has got in on the 'Call Me Maybe' cover action. As if there weren't enough covers of Carly Rae Jepsen's overplayed hit, the soon-to-be 30-year-old Zonday sings the song in his trademark deep voice. Real deep.
While we don't know why dogs love sticking their heads out of a moving car, we don't seem to mind it when they do. Maybe it's catching the breeze or how funny some of them look when doing so. Either way, it's cute, and it's the inspiration for a new video by Keith Hopkin called 'Dogs In Cars: California.'
We don't mean to come off as insensitive, but we have all seen countless people take self-shots of themselves for their Facebook profile pictures featuring the dreaded "double chin." Well, here's a simple technique to get that perfect head shot. It's so simple, it will make you wonder why you never thought about it!
How many times have you lost a bet because the challenge was a bit hard or you were just plain unlucky? Well, if you are a sore loser (sorry), here's a video from British professor Richard Wiseman showing you 10 simple bets you can challenge your friends to while knowing very well you're going to win.
Remember Amber Lee Ettinger, the woman who earned the nickname "Obama Girl" during the 2008 presidential campaign when she posted a music video showing her affection for the then presidential nominee? It became one of the most talked about viral videos on the web in the lead up to Obama's impending victory. But with re-election a few months from now, "Obama Girl" has had a change of heart.
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