Viral

    • Rape? Ladies, it's your fault: Kalki Koechlin features in viral video September 20, 2013

      New Delhi: A group of stand-up comedians known as 'AIB' has come up with a satirical video in the wake of recent sexual assault cases in India. The group consists of Tanmay Bhat, Gursimran Khamba, Rohan Joshi and Ashish Shakya. Bollywood actress Kalki Koechlin and VJ Juhi Pandey have featured...
    • Photobomb: Frog launches itself into NASA photo of LADEE moon probe launch September 13, 2013

      A still camera on a sound trigger captured this intriguing photo of an airborne frog as NASA's LADEE spacecraft lifts off from Pad 0B at Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The NASA photo team confirmed the frog was real and was captured in a single frame by one of the...
    • 'Abused goddesses' spread message against domestic violence September 6, 2013

      New Delhi: Three award-winning ads with images of bruised Hindu goddesses - Saraswati, Durga and Lakshmi - attempt to spread a strong message against domestic violence in India."Pray that we never see this day. Today more than 68% of women in India are victims of domestic violence. Tomorrow it seems...
    • Everybody Love Love Jhal Muri Express: Kolkata fast food in England September 4, 2013

      Angus Denoon sells the favourite Kolkata street food Jhal Muri in the streets of England and brings the authentic taste of Bengal to the English tastebuds. ...
    • Ek Thi Behen: The viral video where the sister has the last laugh August 22, 2013

      New Delhi: You just need to check out the YouTube channel of The Viral Fever in order to understand the changing pattern of social media. The minds behind The Viral Fever have come up with a unique take on the festival of Raksha Bandhan. In there latest video titled 'Ek...
    • Anurag Kashyap teams up with The Viral Fever for a Rs 100 crore film July 18, 2013

      They are team of three and together they have taken the internet by storm with their hilarious spoofs on various popular Hindi films. From 'Gangs of Wasseypur' to 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani', they have covered almost all and made satires on various issues. In their recent video, they collaborated with...
    • Youth's 'horrid experience' at a Gurgaon restaurant goes viral June 12, 2013

      New Delhi: Gurgaon-based restaurant Lemp BrewPub & Kitchen became the buzz word on the Internet after a blogpost lashed out at it mercilessly for poor service and false claims. In a blogpost 'How a lunch at Lemp Brewpub Gurgaon turned out to be the most horrid experience ever', a youth...
    • Sophia top baby name for US girls; Messiah and King for boys May 10, 2013

      Los Angeles: Sophia tops the list of names for American baby girls for the second year in a row, while King and Messiah are becoming increasingly popular names for boys, the U.S. Social Security Administration said on Thursday. Jacob has become a standby for boys' names, topping that category for...
    • Abercrombie & Fitch CEO doesn't want XL or XXL people shopping in his store May 9, 2013

      New Delhi: Mike Jeffries, the eccentric CEO of the US clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch has done it again. Vocally against large sized men and women, Jeffries has been quoted as saying in news reports that he doesn't want "larger people shopping in his store" triggering a social media backlash....
    • Haunting photo of Bangladesh couple in final embrace after building collapse goes viral May 9, 2013

      New Delhi: A haunting photo clicked by Bangladeshi photographer Taslima Akhter for Time magazine's LightBox section has gone viral. The photo shows an unidentified couple in a final embrace with half of their bodies buried in rubble and a trickle of blood running down one eye of the man like...
    • Viral: A child sexual abuse hotline advertisement visible only to children May 7, 2013

      A Spanish organisation - ANAR or Aid to Children and Adolescents at Risk Foundation - has come up with a unique project - a phone helpline number that is visible only to children using the technique of lenticular photography to help them report abuse. The number 116 111 is meant...
    • Watch: Hyundai Motor's controversial suicide ad April 27, 2013

      South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co has been forced to apologise for an advertisement that sought to promote the zero carbon emissions of one of its cars by featuring a man failing to commit suicide using a hose attached to the exhaust. The ad debacle is the latest to hit...
    • F****** s***!: News anchor begins career by swearing during live bulletin April 23, 2013

      A news anchor began his television career with the rather unfortunate incident of swearing during a live bulletin. He dropped the F-word into his microphone in a live gaffe, leading to his suspension after viewers complained. KFYR news anchor AJ Clemente began his broadcast in Bismarck by saying "F****** s***"....
    • Soap ad equates beauty with self-esteem, many applaud April 18, 2013

      New Delhi: An interesting new video posted by Dove on their YouTube channel has revived the debate on beauty being the benchmark for women's self esteem. The Dove campaign states that "women are their own worst beauty critics" and goes on to show a former forensic artist for the San...
    • Et tu Dhoni? The funniest 'Sir Ravindra Jadeja' jokes April 10, 2013

      New Delhi: Days after a Wikipedia entry described cricketer Ravindra Jadeja as a philanthropist and a Nobel laureate, his mates from the Indian Premier League team Chennai Super Kings - Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Ravichandran Ashwin - had a field day pulling his leg with their own versions...
    • Watch: How a four-year-old girl rejects a kiss from Prince William April 5, 2013

      The video of a shy four-year-old girl snubbing Britain's Prince William as he and his wife Kate greeted local residents in Glasgow has gone viral. Rejecting his kiss, the girl turned away from a smiling William. ...
    • Oxford librarian sacked over 'Harlem Shake' video March 21, 2013

      London: An Oxford University librarian has been sacked and a number of students fined after a recording of dance track - the Harlem Shake - filmed in the university premises, went viral on YouTube. The 30-second long video clip, has had more than 5,000 views, and sparked outrage among senior...
    • Viral: Why it is hard to date women in India March 8, 2013

      An anonymous user's post on a social networking platform has gone viral. The user, who alleged that he was arrested for approaching a woman for a date, has set a debate going on the other side of the sexual harassment story that no one talks about. That it's enormously difficult...
    • Watch: Viral video of nervous reporter interviewing Mila Kunis March 6, 2013

      You have got to give it to Mila Kunis. The lady, known for her spunk, made a nervous rookie reporter of BBC's Radio 1 feel at ease during an recent interview.Journalist Chris Stark was to interview Kunis about her new film 'Oz the Great and Powerful' but instead fumbled and...
    • Harlem Shake meme: Meira Kumar requests Harlem Shakers to 'baith jaiye' March 5, 2013

      New Delhi: The Harlem Shake viral meme is spreading like a wildfire and has even breached mining tunnels under the surface of the earth. 15 Australian miners were fired from their high-paying jobs in an Australian gold mine after a 'Harlem Shake' performance underground was deemed a safety hazard. Even...
    • Australian miners fired for doing the 'Harlem Shake' March 4, 2013

      Perth: Up to 15 miners were fired from their high-paying jobs in an Australian gold mine after a 'Harlem Shake' performance underground was deemed a safety hazard, a newspaper reported on Monday. A YouTube video shows eight miners wearing safety gear while performing the convulsive dance in the Agnew Gold...
    • Watch: Unbearably cute polar bear cub at NY zoo March 4, 2013

      A snow-white polar bear cub was brought into the Buffalo Zoo, NY, on November 27, 2012. It is being taken care of by veterinary technician Alice Rohauer. Here's a video of the cub playing at The Buffalo Zoo. If there was death by cuteness, this would be it. ...
    • Jennifer Lawrence trips and falls at the Oscars February 25, 2013

      It was probably the biggest moment for actress Jennifer Lawrence as she won the Oscar for her performance in Silver Linings Playbook. But the pretty lady in her beautiful gown was left flustered after tripping up the steps on her way to accept her award. 'Thank you so much,' she...
    • Harlem finds the viral 'Harlem Shake' videos tacky February 22, 2013

      New Delhi: Within a few days of the Harlem Shake going viral on YouTube, the people of Harlem have shown discontent over the new dance form calling it a mockery of the original. The dance form which began in 1980s yet again found its way to the world on the...
    • Air India pilot's rap video leaves bosses fuming February 19, 2013

      New Delhi: An Air India pilot has uploaded a rap music video on YouTube, leaving his bosses hot under the collar. The video, called Air India Rap, has been called 'sexist' among other things because of its controversial lyrics. It shows the pilot meticulously getting ready for his shift only...
    • Don't drink and drive, death god may be following you February 18, 2013

      Taking a cue from India's god-fearing and superstitious beliefs, Zara, a popular Tapas Bar in Chennai, in association with Chennai Traffic Police decided to address drunken driving. Which is responsible for 70 per cent of road fatalities in India. Yama, the God of Death from Hindu mythology was used to...
    • Viral: Harlem Shake challenges 'Gangnam Style' February 18, 2013

      Hot on the heels of South Korean rapper Psy's "Gangnam Style", a new dance craze is sweeping offices, universities, and even a museum as it goes viral - the Harlem Shake. The Harlem Shake began as a dance in the 1980s but the latest version featured on a flood of...
    • What Valentine's week does to Roman-Singh couples February 15, 2013

      So, we've all seen the mush on social networking sites all through the Valentine's week. That's the right term for it, right? Valentine's week is what includes the promise day and the teddy day and oh! the hug day. I am a self-confessed Valentine Grinch, of sorts. And this video...
    • Viral: Gangnam, the sleeping baby, style February 13, 2013

      Babies, babies, and more babies! This baby video hit the web last week. Fast asleep on a little car ride, little Amaya's mother says she can sleep through anything but her favorite song - Gangnam Style. Only a week old and the video has got more than 2 million hits....
    • Les Miserables meets Gangnam Style, another YouTube hit? February 12, 2013

      After giving the most watched YouTube video ever in form of Gangnam style, the Koreans are at it again. Or, so it seems. A South Korean parody of the award winning musical Les Miserables has gone viral. This 13-minute parody opens by spoofing the dramatic first scene of the movie,...