Viral

  • Watch: YouTube FanFest brings together viral stars on one stage March 1, 2014

    YouTube FanFest with HP has brought together those who became stars on YouTube. The event, that took place on March 1 in Bandra in Mumbai, brings together YouTube stars like All India Bakchod (AIB), TheViralFever, Shraddha Sharma, Vsauce and many more. A treat for all you Internet fans indeed. ...
  • Viral: New Rajinikanth video spoofs Van Damme's split in Volvo ad December 1, 2013

    A few days after the viral video of actor JeanClaude Van Damme's Volvo TV advertisement, some fans have come up with a new video that showcases an animated Rajinikanth doing the split on autorickshaws. The latest video spoofs the original ad in a hilarious way. Take a look at both...
  • Gone Viral: Pantene's new commercial condemns gender stereotypes November 30, 2013

    There is no denying the fact that television commercials have often been used to reinforce gender stereotypes that exist in our society. While many feel these advertisements are safe, there are those who condemn such commercials for sending out a wrong message to the masses. Pantene Philippines' new commercial, which...
  • Watch: Holly Maniatty's incredible sign language rap is a rage online November 29, 2013

    Portland: Teaming American Sign Language with dance moves and body language, she brings musical performances alive for those who can't hear. Her clients are a who's who of rock, pop and hiphop: Bruce Springsteen, Eminem, Mumford and Sons, JayZ, Billy Joel, Marilyn Manson, U2, Beastie Boys and WuTang Clan, to...
  • Watch: Former employer spoofs viral dancing video resignation with a hiring pitch October 2, 2013

    Marina V Shifrin created an mini Internet storm with her viral dancing video resignation that has been watched millions of times. In the video Shifrin danced to the tune of Kanye West's Gone and told the world of her employer woes. Shifrin's former employers, Next Media Animation, didn't let...
  • Watch: Woman's dancing video resignation goes viral October 1, 2013

    Marina V Shifrin who describes herself as a writer, comedian and waitress quit her job making news videos and she did it in style. Her dancing resignation letter set to the tune of Kanye West's Gone has garnered over 4 million views on YouTube in a couple of days.Describing...
  • 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 Thi...
  • 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: Gurgaonbased 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 the...
  • 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. Robin...
  • 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 to...
  • 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 the...
  • 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 Fword 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***". The...
  • Soap ad equates beauty with selfesteem, 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 fouryearold girl rejects a kiss from Prince William April 5, 2013

    The video of a shy fouryearold 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. ...
  • Watch: Woman speaking on a 'mobile phone' in 1938 April 3, 2013

    London: A video running viral on Youtube which reportedly shows a woman speaking on a wireless device in a 1938 film could be the proof of the world's first mobile phone. The short video clip, which is believed to have attracted over 342,000 views on YouTube, features a woman named...
  • 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 staff...
  • 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 Mine...
  • 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 said...