Entertainment

07.06.13

Fireworks Gone Wrong, Super Mario Proposal & More Viral Videos

From a serious pyrotechnical F-up and the national anthem (according to kids) to an Eminem maid-of-honor toast, WATCH our countdown of this week’s buzziest videos.

Celebrations Ring Out in Tahrir Square

After Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi’s ouster was announced late Wednesday, anti-Morsi protesters broke out in cheers and set off fireworks in Tahrir Square. Supporters of the regime who had been congregating in Nasr City were noticeably subdued.

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The Ultimate Super Mario Proposal

Both extremely nerdy and romantic, this proposal is definitely one way to win over a child of the ’90s. Just watch the coins carefully.

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NSFW: This Lady ‘Is Too Damn Hot’

One woman in San Francisco took to her video blog to share her building rage over the insufferable heat. “Jesus, be a raindrop or central air, because I cannot breathe,” she prays.

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Late-Night Love With Depp and Kimmel

He must have been riding high after the Supreme Court’s gay-marriage decision, because Johnny Depp couldn’t resist Jimmy Kimmel’s charm Monday night, planting numerous kisses on the late-night host.

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Rookie Runs 25 Miles per Hour on a Treadmill

In what might be the most terrifying of gym stunts, NFL rookie Robert Gill cranks up his treadmill to an ungodly speed of 25 miles per hour. Watch him accomplish this wild feat despite coming dangerously close to falling.

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Jim Parsons Has a Message for Dwight Howard

“I don’t know if you watch my show ... But I watch you,” Parsons tells Howard. And by watching him, Parsons says he knows that an “elite center” like Howard is just the addition his team, the Houston Rockets, needs to win a championship.

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Maid-of-Honor Toast

In a creative twist on the standard wedding toast, the maid of honor (and sister of the bride) toasts the newlyweds with a rap. “Now this looks like it’s meant to be, so everybody just toast with me,“ she raps to Eminem’s “Without Me.”

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Hot Dog History for Joey Chestnut

Nothing says American pride like stuffing your face full of hot dogs. And on Independence Day 2013, Joey Chestnut made history: devouring 69 hot dogs in 10 minutes to break his own world record and win his seventh Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest in a row.

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Kids Explain the National Anthem

Did you know that America declared its independence from Canada? Thanks to Jimmy Kimmel and the children of Hollywood Boulevard, you’ll learn that plus a whole lot more about the meaning of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

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How Not to Light Fireworks

This year’s fireworks F-up award goes to Simi Valley, California, where more than 20 people were hospitalized thanks to this errant pyrotechnical explosion. No fatalities were reported.

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