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This Dove Commercial is the Most-Watched YouTube Ad of All Time

By Danica Lo on
Last month, the folks over at Dove—a company that's built its entire advertising philosophy over the past few years on featuring and communicating with real women, not supermodels—uploaded a series of videos in 25 different languages called "Dove Real Beauty Sketches." In the series, women were asked to describe how they look—to a forensic sketch artist. And then women were asked to describe others. The results? Surprising, and thought-provoking. Today, Dove's "Real Beauty Sketches" series...Read Full Story

Watch Geri Haliwell Walk Into a Pub and Perform 'Wannabe' For a Bunch of Old Dudes [VIDEO]

By Danica Lo on
(Getty Images) The Spice Girls reunited for the last time at the London Olympics last yearThings that former Spice Girls do for fun these days: run into local pubs full of older gentlemen and burst out into song—preferably one of their greatest hits... oh, say, "Wannabe"? Geri Halliwell, aka Ginger Spice, did exactly that—and lucky for us, she recorded it for posterity and posted the video to YouTube. Looks like it's a dare from Mel B (Scary Spice)? Will we be seeing some one-Spice-Girl...Read Full Story

What Hurts More: Childbirth or Getting Kicked in the Nuts? The Definitive Video Answer, Inside.

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(FameFlynet) Sometimes Kim Kardashian's overexposure during her pregnancy hurts our eyeballsOn the occasion of it being Friday and of so many celebrities—Kate Middleton and Kim Kardashian, to name two—being on-the-cusp of giving birth, we thought we'd take a moment to explore the age-old question (not really, we'd never even heard this question posed til now): What hurts more: giving birth or getting kicked in the balls?Here's the scientific answer, in video form, below.Read Full Story

90 Seconds From The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour That'll Blow Your Mind [VIDEO]

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(Bauer Griffin) First shots from Beyonce's "Mrs. Carter Show World Tour"Love Beyonce but couldn't land tickets to her blowout Mrs. Carter Show World Tour that just kicked off in Europe last week? Well, feast your eyes on this—a just-released 90-secon video from the road—and all of Mrs. Carter's dancing and singing sparkling glory. And it's probably one of the only early glimpses you're going to get at Beyonce's tour at the moment, since the singer has banned all press photographers from her...Read Full Story

Prince William Gets Dissed By a 4-Year-Old [VIDEO]

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(Getty Images) William looks perplexedAhoy! Prince William and Kate Middleton were in Scotland this week—you can read all about Middleton's coat here—and something really cute happened. A 4-year-old girl called Shona waited all morning to meet the Prince and Duchess. But while she wasn't too shy to give Middleton a red flower, she totally flipped out when Prince William tried to kiss her! Luckily, it's 2013, and the whole thing was caught on adorable video:Read Full Story

Watch Tom Hardy Beatbox and Rap Wearing a Baby Bjorn (With His Baby Son Louis in it) [VIDEO]

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(Getty Images) Let's all take a moment to objectify Tom Hardy's upper lipTom Hardy, who played Bane in The Dark Knight Rises and Forrest Bondurant in Lawless, is a heck of a good-looking man. Behold his upper lip. That is one fabulous upper lip. Here is Tom Hardy with a puppy:And here is Tom Hardy beatboxing and rapping with his baby, Louis, strapped to his chest in a Baby Bjorn.That is all.Read Full Story

Jourdan Dunn on How She Was Discovered, Racism in the Industry, and Flirting With Justin Bieber [VIDEO]

By Danica Lo on
(Getty Images) Justin Bieber and Jourdan DunnThe gorgeous Jourdan Dunn appeared on The Jonathan Ross Show over the weekend and gave such a great interview spanning all sorts of modeling topics (we love it when models talk!). She talked to Ross about how she was discovered—in the Hammersmith brand of discount fashion store Primark!—how Russian models are "the craziest," how she learned to walk (her mom bought her "hooker heels" and her New York agency made her walk with her hands tied behind...Read Full Story

Man With No Teeth Can Make His Mustache Dance [VIDEO]

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This is Clydesdale, he has no teeth, but can make his mustache dance. Check it out:The guys from YouTube.com/Whateverwere out filming a video when they met Clydesdale, a homeless man who has a unique talent—mustache dancing! They write: So we were out filming a video for our prank channel on youtube (youtube.com/whatever) and ran into this homeless man. I was impressed by his beard and said something like, "awesome beard!" (I lack beard growing capabilities) he said, "oh yeah? check this out...Read Full Story

Things Not to Try at a Mall - Escalator Helicoptors

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(Photo illustration using Thinkstock) Escalator Helicoptors, the new thingNext time you're at your local mall picking up some underpants or a smoothie, make sure to keep an eye on the escalators—you might just catch a bozo or two trying to pull off the latest YouTube trend, Escalator Helicoptoring. What are Escalator Helicoptors? It's when someone decides to lie prone on their back on both an up and down escalator handrail, and let the up-and-down motions twirl them around. Like a helicoptor...Read Full Story

Lily Cole Naked, Snogging, Married in New Yeah Yeah Yeahs Video 'Sacrilege' [VIDEO]

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(Bauer Griffin) Lily ColeBritish model Lily Cole—she's one of our favorites, mostly because she's both gorgeous and super-brainy and got a double first at Cambridge—appears in the latest Yeah Yeah Yeahs music video for the band's new single, "Sacrilege." And, well, let's just say her character in the video is not one we've seen Cole play before. We won't spoil the plot, but we will say that Lily Cole gets naked, kisses a lot of people, and gets hitched. Check it out for yourself.Read Full Story