The good, bad and weird things we're enjoying

By: Connor Threlkeld on May 29, 2014 - 1:21am - Add new comment

The graduation speech by Naval Adm. William H. McRaven, ninth commander of U.S.Special Operations Command, to graduates of his alma mater the University of Texas is going viral.


McRaven shares a message of doing ones part to change the world, and ten lessons he learned from basic SEAL training.


In 10 days, the video is approaching 1.2 million views. Not bad for a 20 minute graduation speech.

By: Connor Threlkeld on May 15, 2014 - 9:02pm - Add new comment

Waterbending: Because water's not just for drinking. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on May 11, 2014 - 7:12pm - Add new comment

Four days after it was posted, a followup video to a previous video about a homeless man has been viewed 11 million times. 


By: Connor Threlkeld on May 4, 2014 - 6:31pm - Add new comment

Usually when a dog makes SportsCenter, it's not for stealing softball gloves. Usually. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on April 27, 2014 - 1:21am - Add new comment

If you've never seen an epic car chase involving remote control cars, then your luck is about to change. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on April 16, 2014 - 11:44pm - Add new comment

One man's enthusiasm over being kicked in the head will surprise you, and it's taking the internet by storm. 


With more than 3.5 million views since being uploaded a day ago, on April 15, this guy's attempt at a selfie with a train in the background took a surprising turn. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on March 31, 2014 - 12:31am - Add new comment

Challenged to sing Confrontation from Les Miserables on Inside The Actors Studio, How I Met Your Mother actors Neil Patrick Harris and Jason Segel give it a solid effort in a clip that's quickly going viral.

By: Connor Threlkeld on March 28, 2014 - 2:54am - Add new comment

In a series of short video clips called Action Movie Kid, a man's toddler experiments with light sabers, blasters, grapple guns, lava, spaceships and other childhood delights. 

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