Entertainment

07.27.13

‘Blurred Lines’ Gender Reversal, Royal Boy Meets World & More Viral Videos

From the royal baby’s announcement to Beyoncé’s hair getting stuck in a fan and back to the royal baby, WATCH our countdown of this week’s buzziest videos.

Spain Train Crash Captured on Camera

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Video has surfaced of Wednesday’s disastrous high-speed passenger-train crash in northwest Spain, and it’s just as shocking as you would expect. The accident left at least 80 people dead and 140 injured.

The Muppets Welcome the Royal Baby

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The royal baby’s birth is even big news in Muppet land, prompting Miss Piggy to ask Kermit to have “a little royal child of [our] own.”

‘Blurred Lines’ Gender Reversal

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Some people are outraged over an alleged objectification of women in Robin Thicke’s racy music video, but would it still be offensive if the men and women switched roles? Here, Seattle-based boylesque troupe Mod Carousel does just that.

Braves Pitcher Suffers Gruesome Broken Ankle

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Tim Hudson, starting pitcher for the Atlanta Braves, was stepped on by a base runner while covering first base Wednesday night, resulting in a hard-to-watch, season-ending injury. Hudson will undergo surgery as soon as the swelling subsides.

Town Crier Crashes Royal Baby Announcement

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Although he is in fact a town crier, this man confused journalists and American viewers alike when he showed up uninvited and in costume to announce the birth of the royal baby to the eager crowd.

Digg Founder Throws Raccoon

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That time Digg founder Kevin Rose grabbed a raccoon that was attacking his dog and threw it into the air. For real.

Woman Beats Up Thief

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This Russian robber messed with the wrong woman when he snatched her cellphone right out of her hands. Let’s just say he ends up writhing on the floor.

A Fan (Literally) Grabs Beyoncé’s Hair

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And she didn’t even skip a beat! At least Queen B had a good sense of humor about it, Instagramming a video a stagehand cutting her free, and later saying, “I got snatched.”

Scuba Divers Escape Humpback Whales

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This isn’t your average swim in the sea. Off the coast of California, scuba divers came terrifyingly close to being swallowed by humongous humpback whales—and it was all captured on tape. (via Shawn Stamback)

Royal Boy Meets World

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Kate and William stepped out onto the hospital steps where Diana and Charles stood 31 years ago, and presented their son to the world.