Paramount released the newest Anchorman 2 trailer Wednesday, giving us the best idea yet of what the movie will be like. Looks like Ron Burgundy and the gang are more or less responsible for the cheapening of journalism in the ’80s, exploiting everything from the crack epidemic to the rise in breast implants for easy […]
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The Speech from the Throne marks the start of another session of Parliament and allows the government of the day to lay out its agenda for the public. Unfortunately, throne speeches ultimately mean very little the day after they are delivered, but that hasn’t stopped news outlets from going crazy today in an attempt to make the most of the speech.
Thanks to the video editors of Huffington Post, we now have the definitive compilation of cute things in tiny things. Unsurprisingly, the video is mostly of cats.
Sammy Yatim, an 18-year-old man, was fatally shot by Toronto police late Friday night. Yatim was alone on a stopped streetcar during his encounter with police, after brandishing a knife and ordering the driver and passengers out earlier. In a bystander video uploaded to YouTube, several police officers outside the streetcar can be seen pointing their guns at the young man and ordering him to drop the knife.
Who gives a shit? Do you give a shit? Well OK, here’s a live stream of the hospital door behind which the Duchess of Cambridge is giving birth to a human creature that will live a life of unparalleled wealth and privilege. We’ll keep it up for as long as the stream is available.
If anyone can make sex pervert Julian Assange a sympathetic figure, it’s Benedict Cumberbatch.
Late Thursday night, Gawker (and later, reluctantly, the Toronto Star) reported having viewed a video showing Toronto mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine. By now, everyone knows that. What we don’t know is Rob Ford’s side of the story.
In addition to being a famed astrophysicist and science educator, Neil deGrasse Tyson has also become an internet celebrity of sorts. Here’s a GIF of the man doing the moonwalk.
Tom Flanagan, a former advisor to Stephen Harper, has touched off a firestorm of controversy after telling a group of students at the University of Lethbridge that viewing child pornography shouldn’t be a crime.
“I asked a six year old what my movie should be about, and this is what he told me.” That’s the very simple premise behind “The Scared is Scared,” a short film by Bianca Giaever.
In this version, the mean Iranians are just concerned about Kevin missing the flight.
People are still making Harlem Shake videos, but at least this one has a twist — a Wayne Brady twist!
Kids used to bully him and call him Pork Chop. Now Vancouver-based slam poet Shane Koyczan is hitting back with a beautiful new poem and video to raise awareness and fight bullying.
Some Russian sadist, in his hunt for YouTube fame, put his adorable kitten inside a glass vase and recorded the results for your viewing pleasure. This looks uncomfortable — or maybe the kitten is really enjoying itself. Hard to know, but OMG AWW!!!
Oliver is 24 and draws really good. Even more importantly, he’s willing to show you how to draw really good as well with a new YouTube series called — you guessed it — How to Draw Really Good.