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90-year-old woman freaks out over next generation virtual reality goggles

In a video published to YouTube on Sunday by game developer Matt Rix, his 90-year-old grandmother tries out a cutting edge new display technology called the Oculus Rift, which combines stereoscopic 3D imaging and extremely precise head tracking to produce a stunning virtual reality effect. And as you can see…

Protesters on 16-year-old boy’s death: ‘NYPD, KKK, how many kids did you kill today?’

A protest march in Brooklyn, New York, on Monday night turned into a confrontation between police and demonstrators amid reports of bottles being thrown at officers out of anger over the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy at the hands of New York Police detectives. According to Global Grind, police…

New Jersey cop caught punching woman in the face on video

Police in Elizabeth, New Jersey are investigating footage that has surfaced online of an officer hitting a woman in the face during an altercation outside a nightclub. Authorities told WNBC-TV on Wednesday that the unidentified officer seen in the video, which was posted on YouTube on March 3, is still…

Mitch McConnell campaign aides do ‘The Harlem Shake’

If you want to see the lengths Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) campaign is willing to go to get him re-elected against potential challenger Ashley Judd, look no further than the campaign’s official YouTube page, where aides posted a video Wednesday of them dancing “The Harlem Shake” while one…

Obama taps ‘Kid President’ to announce White House Easter egg roll

In an Easter-themed video published Thursday on YouTube, none other than President Barack Obama reaches out to “Kid President,” the star of an increasingly popular video series, to help him announce the 2013 White House Easter egg roll. “Kid President” is actually a 9-year-old kid named Bobby who has a…

JPop star shaves her head and issues tearful YouTube apology because she spent night with a man

A Japanese starlet who shaved her head and issued a tearful YouTube apology after spending the night with a man was scrambling Friday to redeem the girl next door image of all-female group AKB48. Pictures of the roughly-shorn head of Minami Minegishi, 20, were emblazoned on national newspapers and Japan’s…

Connecticut cops kicked and stomped on man downed by stun gun: video

The police chief in Bridgeport, Conn., the state’s largest city, moved three officers to desk duty after a video appeared on YouTube in which they stomped on and repeatedly kicked a man after a stun gun had already rendered him inert, reported the Associated Press. The video is from May…

How many kittens do you see here?

Hello, kitties, happy Friday. I see you all snuggled up together there and I hate to interrupt, but I’m afraid I have some news for you. Actually for one of you. No, not you there in the front. Or you on the right. No, it’s really for…here, hang on. There,…

Court revives Viacom copyright suit against YouTube

SAN FRANCISCO — A US appeals court on Thursday revived a billion-dollar lawsuit filed by entertainment giant Viacom accusing Google-owned website YouTube of knowingly profiting from pirated video clips. The judge handling the appeal reversed a lower court’s decision two years ago to toss out the case, saying “a reasonable…

Robot band covers The Beatles’ ‘Come Together’

Researchers at the Drexel University Engineering Lab recently showcased four of their humanoid robots doing something robots don’t typically participate in: playing in a band. And if that weren’t enough, they’re even covering The Beatles’ “Come Together,” written by John Lennon. In a video published to YouTube this week, The…

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