5. Johnny Football’s Last Hurrah
As New Year’s Eve fireworks set worldwide skies ablaze, perhaps nothing matched the sparkling incandescence of the Texas A&M quarterback in his final collegiate game. Down 21 points at halftime, Manziel led the Aggies to a comeback victory over Duke in the Chick-fil-A Bowl, highlighted by this “how did he do that” touchdown pass.
4. 9-Year-Old Champion SpeedCuber
This little boy from China solves a Rubik’s Cube in under 12 seconds. Enough said.
3. Jennifer Hudson’s Amazing Gift
We’re not talking about her voice here. No, it’s her generosity that has the world buzzing, after the songstress bought her assistant Walter a house for Christmas. But what makes this video priceless is Walter’s epic shriek of excitement.
2. Veronica Mars Returns
She’s baaack! And now there’s an official trailer to prove it. A decade after Kristen Bell debuted as everyone’s favorite teenage spy not named Harriet, the original cast is back for a feature film hitting theaters in March.
1. New Year’s Kiss Card Trick
On New Year’s Eve, YouTube prankster Stuart Edge headed to Times Square for some shenanigans, performing a brilliant card-counting stunt in exchange for… what else? A midnight kiss.