MDs warn teens: Don’t take the cinnamon challenge

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Don’t take the cinnamon challenge. That’s the advice from doctors in a new report about a dangerous prank depicted in popular YouTube videos that has led to hospitalizations and a surge in calls to U.S. poison centers.

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YouTube rewinds on ‘57th birthday of the VCR’

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It’s been 57 years since the first video tape recorder was sold. Ever the history buff, today Google is reminding us of the event via a small addition to YouTube.

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Google: ‘Gangnam Style’ generated over $8 million in advertising deals

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"I get tired or I get sick of it," Psy said of “Gangnam Style” during a news conference in Singapore in December. However the South Korean sensation feels about his infectious song and dance, there’s certainly one thing that he can’t complain about: Cold, hard cash.

That kid-snatching eagle video? Fake!

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Canadian whiz kids pulled the wool, or the feathers, over the eyes of millions of Internet users with a fake video showing a golden eagle trying to snatch a child in a Montreal park.

'Gangnam Style' becomes most-watched YouTube video of all time

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As it turns out, it’s not just Justin Bieber’s world.

South Korean rapper Psy's contagious hit, “Gangnam Style,” just nabbed quite the impressive title from the Biebs' “Baby,” becoming the most-watched YouTube video of all time. 

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Walmart: iPad-throwing employee video ‘made us wince’

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 ”Hi! This is why you don’t buy an iPad from Walmart,” a young man explains at the beginning of a YouTube video before turning the camera to his fellow Walmart associates, who are throwing — and occasionally dropping — some boxes.

"See? We like to throw s***," the man clarifies, while standing in the stockroom of a Walmart in Pikeville, Kentucky. "That’s iPad number three we’ve thrown."

Those at Walmart’s corporate offices were not amused by the antics.

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This 8-year old girl has one of the best football highlight reels of the season

35 touchdowns

1,911 total yards 


In a week when women voters were game changers in a presidential election where some women’s rights — such as equal pay — were at stake, it was neat to see a spunky 9-year-old girl get recognition on a very different playing field.

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NYC teen licks an entire subway railing for a buck

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On a dare, a kid in New York City licked an entire handrail at the entrance of the subway for a dollar— and presumably all the benefits of YouTube stardom. This, it goes without saying, is gross. But we wanted to know exactly how gross it is. 

'Gangnam Style' shatters Guinness record for most 'liked' video in YouTube history

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On a day that shattered records — and perhaps the confidence of electro-pop duo LMFAO — Guinness World Records announced that the video for “Gangnam Style,” by Korean rapper PSY is the most liked video in YouTube history.