VIDEOS

  • A.R. Rahman in Oscar race again 5 days ago

    Los Angeles: Double Oscar winning Indian composer A.R. Rahman is once again in the race for an Academy Award. Among the 114 scores in contention for a nomination in the Original Score category for the 87th Oscars, the Mozart of Madras stands a chance with three mentions. His work for 'Million...
  • Youtube now lets Indian users watch videos offline 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Video sharing website Youtube launched an offline viewing service to help users download videos they can watch later, to overcome handicaps posed by low bandwidth and high costs of data plans. Under the service, which went live in India, Indonesia and the Philippines on Thursday, a user can click on...
  • Beyonce's perfume 'Rise' expected to be biggest selling celebrity fragrance of 2014 5 days ago

    London: Singer Beyonce's 'Rise' perfume is expected to sell over 750,000 units in the UK, which will net her 1.5 million pounds, becoming the biggest selling celebrity fragrance of the year. Boy band One Direction's new perfume, 'That Moment', is second on the list, with retailer escentual.com, expecting the band's fans...
  • Ralph Baer, the 'Father of Video Games,' dies at 92 December 9, 2014

    Manchester, New Hampshire, USA: Ralph Baer, a video game pioneer who created both the precursor to Pong and the electronic memory game Simon and led the team that developed the first home video game console, has died. He was 92. Baer, a longtime resident of Manchester, died at his home Saturday,...
  • Watch: DD anchor whose IFFI Goa gaffe video went viral says she feels suicidal after becoming a joke on social media December 2, 2014

    The internet can be very unforgiving at times. DD anchor Aayenah Pahuja learnt it the hard way when an unedited video full of bloopers went viral on social networking sites. The video showed her referring to the Governor of Goa as Governor of India and she failed to recognise the...
  • Girls better than boys at making computer games: Study November 30, 2014

    London: Girls are more adept at making story-based computer games than their male counterparts, a new study has found. Researchers at the University of Sussex in UK asked pupils at a secondary school to design and programme their own computer game using a new visual programming language that shows pupils the...
  • DD anchor's 'Governor of India' video from IFFI Goa goes viral on social media; Prasar Bharti asks officials to look into it November 29, 2014

    New Delhi: After a clip featuring portions of a "clueless" live presentation by a Doordarshan anchor on the inauguration day of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) went viral on social media, Prasar Bharati has deputed a senior officer to look into the matter. The Doordarshan anchor is also seen introducing...
  • Watch: After Mumbai, a woman walks silently around Delhi for 10 hours. The infamous stereotypical Delhi men are all you'll see in the video November 24, 2014

    Delhi doesn't have the best image when it comes to women's safety. After the two viral videos of women walking around Mumbai, here comes the Delhi version. There have been attempts to prove the average Delhi man is much better than the negative image that is perceived about them.This video...
  • Watch: This guy has created a Guinness World Record for the tightest parallel parking ever. Don't you wish you had this skill? November 23, 2014

    This is one skill you wish you really had. Chinese wheelman Han Yue has broken an impossible world record of the tightest parallel parking ever. As a part of the China Drift Championship at Chongqing Olympic Park, Han slid his MINI 3 Door Hatch perfectly into a gap!Not content with...
  • Watch: Swipe right for the hilarious 'Jatinder' - the 'desi' Tinder that tells you the caste, marks and education of your prospective partners! November 23, 2014

    Tinder may be a dating app for users in the west, but we all have that one friend who is constantly looking for a perfect match to show their parents through the app. Here's an app you should recommend to everyone looking for a prospective bride/groom on Tinder -...
  • Watch: This video of a woman walking through the streets of Mumbai has a different story to tell about street harassment in the city November 23, 2014

    Remember that video of a woman walking across the streets of Mumbai for 10 hours and not getting catcalled even once? Another YouTube video has popped up that has a very different story to tell.A woman is shown silently walking in Mumbai for an hour dressed in a green skirt...
  • Amazon plans to release a new ad-supported video streaming service: Report November 22, 2014

    Bangalore: Online retailer Amazon.com will release a new ad-supported video streaming service early next year, the New York Post reported, citing sources. The service will be separate from the company's $99-a-year Prime membership, which includes a video service, the Post reported. The Post did not say if the new service would be...
  • Watch: A heartbreaking video of a father singing to his critically ill newborn son when his wife tragically passed away after childbirth November 18, 2014

    A tear-jerking video of a grieving father singing to his dying newborn has gone viral on the internet. In this video, Chris Picco sings Blackbird to his son, Lennon James Picco, who was delivered by emergency C-section at 24 weeks after Chris' wife Ashley unexpectedly and tragically passed away in...
  • Frenchman seen in Islamic State video of beheadings November 18, 2014

    London/Paris: A Frenchman is believed to have been among Islamic State jihadists appearing on a video showing the severed head of US aid worker Peter Kassig, but a British man denied earlier reports that his medical student son was there too. Sunday's announcement of Kassig's death, the fifth such killing of...
  • Atari Games buried in landfill net $37,000 on eBay; it was once known as the worst video game ever made! November 17, 2014

    Alamogordo, NM: What some have called the worst video game ever made has fetched thousands of dollars for a New Mexico city. An old "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial" game cartridge drew the highest bid among 100 Atari games auctioned on eBay by Alamogordo officials. The games were part of a cache of some...
  • Watch: Mark Zuckerberg's heartwarming 'thank you' Facebook video for his wife Priscilla Chan will melt your heart November 17, 2014

    Facebook's 'Look Back' videos at the end of 2013 were introduced to rehash those old memories from the past year. While it was supposed to be nostalgic, for most users it made no sense. Now Facebook has unveiled the 'Say Thanks' videos.This time the social networking website wants you to...
  • New MH17 video shows how the burning jet just missed hitting a Ukrainian village November 17, 2014

    Hrabove: Four months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine, a new video shows how close the burning passenger jet came to hitting village homes and suggests that residents first assumed it was a Ukrainian military plane that had been struck. The amateur footage, filmed by...
  • ISIS releases new beheading video November 16, 2014

    The Islamic State Jihadist group on Sunday released another beheading video of US aid worker Peter Kassig. ...
  • With its new video creation tool Say Thanks, Facebook lets users create personalised video cards for friends November 13, 2014

    New York: In a bid to push more users to share videos, the social networking site has launched a personalised video creation tool. Named Say Thanks, the tool lets users put together personalised video cards for your friends on Facebook by combining preset themes, their own posts and photos. This allows...
  • Yahoo buys video ad service BrightRoll for $640 million November 12, 2014

    San Francisco: Yahoo will pay about $640 million for automated advertising service BrightRoll, beefing up its ability to sell video ads in real-time to marketers. The acquisition sustains Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer's acquisition spree and sharpens the company's focus on video ads, which it hopes can offset declining Internet ad...
  • World's first drone-filmed porn video goes viral November 11, 2014

    New York: The world's first drone-filmed pornographic video has gone viral on social media even though its creators say that it was more of an art project. The three-minute video consists of a fast-flying drone panning over a variety of beautiful landscapes, mountain vistas and majestic beaches as bare bodies are...
  • Watch: This heartwarming short film proves beauty doesn't lie in fairness or anti-ageing creams. Being beautiful is easy! November 11, 2014

    Why is it that a fairness cream ad always shows a woman happier when she becomes six shades lighter? Are anti-ageing creams the only way to be accepted in your friends' circle as you grow older? While television ads suggest being beautiful is all about embracing beauty products, this short...
  • Watch: A woman walks around the streets of Mumbai for 10 hours to recreate the viral NYC video, doesn't get catcalled even once! November 11, 2014

    The viral video of a woman walking around the streets of New York City sparked a debate on the safety of women across the world. There were allegations that the video was edited, and there was outrage about how little women are respected around the globe. It sparked a series...
  • Watch: This Amrish Puri style dubstep is the most hilarious, kickass Bollywood dubstep version you'll ever hear November 8, 2014

    Amrish Puri continues to remain one of the most hated Bollywood villains of all times. You may have seen plenty of tributes to the legendary Bollywood actor, but you may not have heard something quite like this. This YouTube video mixes all of Amrish Puri's most famous dialogues to create...
  • Watch: Catcalling video sparks a new YouTube trend: Men and pranksters respond to the woman who walked around NYC and got catcalled 108 times in 10 hours November 6, 2014

    There were strong reactions on the internet when a video showing a woman being catcalled 108 times in New York City in 10 hours was posted on YouTube. The woman tried to show what happens when a woman silently walks through all the areas of Manhattan, wearing jeans and a...
  • Watch: When flaunting a swanky car backfires: Man revved his Lamborghini Aventador so hard that it caught fire! November 5, 2014

    Never show off your swanky new car. This man was so proud of his Lamborghini Aventador that he decided to flaunt it on a street. The £300,000 Lamborghini Aventador caught fire as soon as its owner revved the engine. His delight soon turned into horror as he tried to put...
  • Egypt jails eight men over gay marriage video November 1, 2014

    Cairo: Eight Egyptian men were sentenced to three years in jail on Saturday on charges of spreading indecent images and inciting debauchery after they appeared in an online video purporting to show the country's first gay marriage ceremony. The judge ruled that they would also be subject to police supervision following...
  • Watch: American band 'OK Go' uses a drone to film its latest music video while sliding on scooters in just one take! October 30, 2014

    American band OK Go's latest video has gone viral on the internet. The video was shot in Japan and displays extraordinary umbrella skills and Honda's new UNI-CUB vehicles and all this has been shot using a drone camera. After 44 takes where they completed the routine 11 times, they chose...
  • NY street harassment video: Actress says even being trained in martial arts doesn't help a woman October 30, 2014

    A video showing a woman being harassed while walking on the streets of New York has gone viral. The woman encountered more than 100 instances of verbal street harassment within 10 hours. Actress Shoshana Roberts said, "When someone tries to approach, the scare escalates. I think what's next. I am...
  • YouTube explores paid, ad-free version October 29, 2014

    San Francisco: YouTube, the popular online video service owned by Google, is planning to offer a paid, ad-free version, the head of the site said. The move would represent a significant change for the world's No. 1 online video website, whose free videos, often accompanied by short commercials, attract more than...