Optimus, a two-year-old Pomeranian in Thailand, has become an Internet hit after his owner posted a video on Facebook of the tiny dog doing a traditional Chinese lion dance ahead of the Lunar New Year. RELATED: VIDEO: Dog doesn't like wearing his new boots Since the dog's owner, Natthakrita Brompunya, dedicated a Facebook page to Optimus and his canine friends the video has been viewed more than 3 million times. The Year of the Monkey begins on Feb. 8.
Philly student's bathroom beat-down video goes viral
A video depicting a bathroom beat-down at a Philadelphia high school, posted to spread awareness of bullying, has gone viral. The clip reportedly shows 16-year-old Mia Chanel DeJesus, a sophomore at Northeast High School, being punched and dragged by her hair by four other female students. Along with clips of the attack, which she said happened on Jan. 27, DeJesus speaks in a voiceover, sounding off about bullying RELATED: Viral video: Chimp can't stop laughing at magic trick “I refuse to be...
University of Delaware Police breaks Internet with #CoplineBling song
It seems like everyone has made their own version of Drake’s hit song Hotline Bling, but the University of Delaware Police Department may have created the best one yet. In an effort to remind students that they are being protected and served, University of Delaware officers created a hilarious public safety video highlighting their services on campus and to encourage students to download their “LiveSafe” app. RELATED: VIRAL VIDEO: Cat bobs head to Drake's 'Hotline Bling' The video also...
New Pokemon commercial shows Pikachu in Boston
Boston's scenic skyline makes a comeo alongside world famous cartoon character and Japanese icon Pikachu for a Pokemon commercial advertising a new video game. The game reportedly stars the yellow pocket monster as a detective. It's not clear whether Boston is the city in which the game takes place. "The game — which loosely translates to Great Detective Pikachu — stars everyone's favorite electric rat as a crime-solving gumshoe, complete with a deerstalker hat a la Sherlock Holmes," the Verge...
VIDEO: Lizard found in NJ kindergartner's salad becomes class pet
A tiny green lizard found by a New Jersey kindergarten student in a bundle of chilled salad greens at home has wriggled its way into the hearts of an entire elementary school classroom, which adopted it as a mascot. The three-inch critter went unnoticed for a few days in the refrigerator in Princeton, New Jersey, before Sally Mabon and her daughter Faye found its limp body while unwrapping a bunch of tatsoi, an Asian leaf, the Newark Star Ledger reported on Tuesday. Warmth restored its energy...
VIDEO: Husband beat up after wife spits on subway rider
An expletive-fueled subway altercation turned violent when a man turned on his sparring partner’s husband, beating him to the floor. The brawl happened on a northbound 5 train at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to the New York Post, and was captured by another straphanger, and later posted on Facebook. The graphic video has since gotten more than three million views.
VIDEO: 'USA Freedom Kids' perform at Trump rally in Florida
During a recent Donald Trump rally in Pensacola, Florida, Trump supporters were entertained (?) by a song and dance performance. The young trio – dubbed “USA Freedom Kids” – sang and danced a song for Republican candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday. “Cowardice, are you serious? Apologies for freedom — I can’t handle this! When freedom rings, answer the call!” they sang, while performing choreographed dance moves and wearing American flag-themed outfits. RELATED: What time is the GOP 2016...
VIDEO: What your notifications look like when you have 8M followers on Instagram
If you’re someone who uses Instagram and has a good amount of followers, you understand how it feels to receive many likes and comments on your photos and videos whenever you post them. If you’ve enabled push notifications, you’ll see one pop up every few minutes whenever you post something to “The Gram.” Now imagine what those notifications look like if you have millions of followers.
VIDEO: Man lets reporter know what he would do if he wins Powerball
We weren't expecting this answer. When most people dream about winning the Powerball, they imagine themselves living comfortably for t the rest of their lives. FOX 5 Las Vegas reporter Ophelia Young asked a man what he would do if he wins the Powerball jackpot and his answer is priceless. The man looks her straight in the eye and says, "Bunch of hookers and cocaine."
DAILY VIDEO: Ice Cube, Conan, Kevin Hart and a student driver
Conan O'Brien is all about helping out his staff members, like when one needs to learn how to drive, even if he's not a great driving instructor. Luckily, he has some help in the form of "Ride Along 2" stars Ice Cube and Kevin Hart. As Hart says, "Rule No. 1: Don't f—k this up." And Ice Cube's instructions on how to properly execute a drive-by are pretty great. RELATED: Should Jimmy Fallon be worried about Stephen Colbert's new show? She learns a lot of other important lessons, like how to...
VIDEO: 'Cosby Show' clip that went viral for being creepy in retrospect
Comedian Bill Cosby was officially charged with sexual assault in Pennyslvania yesterday, something that many feel was a long time coming after decades of allegations from dozens of women. RELATED: Cosby appears feeble, dazed in sweatpants in court, charged with sex assault As these allegations bubbled up in recent months, an old clip from "The Cosby Show" surfaced online, which has now been descibed as creepy in retrospect. In this particular 1990 episode the Cosby kids have been arguing with...
VIDEO: If Woody Allen did Star Wars
Just a couple more days until "The Force Awakens" is here. Can you tell we're a bit Star Wars-obsessed this week? Well, we're not alone. The editing wizards at Vulture have put together this look at what "Star Wars" would look like if it had been written and directed by another '70s film wunderkind, Woody Allen. Naturally, the hero is not so much Luke Skywalker as worrisome, nebbishy droid C-3PO. And you know what? Those terrible prequel and special edition effects don't look so bad in black...
VIRAL VIDEO: Orangutan can't stop laughing at magic trick
When someone performs a magic trick for us, we usually respond by staring in amazement, boredom or just clapping politely — but not this animal. A video of an orangutan reacting to a magic trick has gone viral. RELATED: VIDEO: Guy gets drop-kicked by monkey after giving it the finger Connecticut native Dan Zaleski visited the Barcelona Zoo and dazzled an orangutan with a simple disappearing trick with a Styrofoam cup and a small object that appears to be a cherry. The ape’s reaction is...