The Best Videos Of The Week

Have you heard that video is a big thing over at Gawker Media? It's true, we watch and post a lot of videos each week. Here are some of the best videos of week, culled from an array of Gawker Media sites.

The Best Videos Of The Week

Watch Juan Pablo Montoya's Fiery Crash Into A Jet Engine Dryer Truck At The Daytona 500

There is no way to really explain to racing fans what just happened at the Daytona 500, so to non-racing fans this is going to sound fucking crazy, but… a guy who hasn't won a single race in 397 times might win after a car crashed into a truck FULL OF JET FUEL and exploded. View »


The Best Videos Of The Week

Lindsay Lohan: Working at the Morgue Was ‘Amazing'

Lindsay Lohan's complete Today Show interview aired today, and it was a festival of raspy vocal chords and rehearsed humility. Blinking her heavy of false eyelashes through a flossy fringe of blonde bangs, LiLo characterized her community service at the L.A. County Morgue as "amazing." View »


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Katniss Shows Gamemakers Who's Boss in Brand New Hunger Games Clip

Forget Team Peeta. Forget Team Gale. It's Team Katniss all the way. Capitol idiots best recognize. View »


The Best Videos Of The Week

Only Kobe Bryant Would Get A Concussion And A Broken Nose In An All-Star Game

As far as NBA All-Star Games go, and that's not very far, last night's edition had just about everything. From the NBA's two best players pacing their conferences with 36 apiece, to the typical shootout devolving into world-class defensive play in the last five minutes, to the NBA saying screw you, we're televising Chris Brown and we dare you to complain. View »


The Best Videos Of The Week

Jon Stewart on Fox News: ‘Rooting for America to Fail'

Tonight's Daily Show took a look at an issue that should be a surprise to no one: that Fox News is little more than a mouthpiece for the GOP. How bad is it? Their hosts are reading position papers that the GOP sends out to help them shape the debate about the recovering economy. Yes, it really is that blatant. View »


The Best Videos Of The Week

New Game of Thrones trailer - now with more scheming, dragons, and Hodor!

In the wee hours of the morning, HBO Go unveiled the brand spanking new Game of Thrones trailer. The quality is not pristine, but neither are the sordid arts of political manipulation, raising dragons, and diddling your siblings. Winter is coming on April Fools' Day. View »


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Watch Tim Kurkjian Watch J.P. Arencibia Do His Tim Kurkjian Impression

The voice is dead on. Either the Blue Jays catcher is a master of impersonation, or he's squeezing his testicles between his knees. View »


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What Is This Furious Russian Man Trying to Tell Us?

We received a very disgruntled Gawker solicitation from one angry (presumably) Russian man. Below you will find Google Voice's interpretation of the voicemail's transcript. Your guess, Google Voice, is as a good as ours. View »


The Best Videos Of The Week

A Cat. Watching Star Wars.

This is a perfect storm. It's as if the internet gods got together and created this just to show what they were capable of. View »


The Best Videos Of The Week

Why Videos Go Viral

Not all YouTube videos are made equal. Some languish in obscurity, while a tiny percentage rack up millions of hits. If you've ever wondered why that is, this explanation by Kevin Allocca, YouTube's trends manager, is well worth watching. View »


The Best Videos Of The Week

Baby Sloth in a Onesie Is Possibly the Most Adorable Thing You'll Ever See

This is the cutest treatment of mange that you'll ever see in your whole goddamn life. View »


The Best Videos Of The Week

The U.S. Beat Italy For The First Time Ever Thanks To This Clint Dempsey Goal

With Landon Donovan unfit to take the pitch, the U.S. wasn't given much chance to beat Italy in today's international friendly match in Genoa. But Clint Dempsey-scoring machine for Fulham of late-drew first blood for the Yanks off a timely pass from Jozy Altidore. It was the first non-penalty score by an American against Italy in 20 years and led to the first U.S. win over Italy in 11 tries dating back to 1930. View »


The Best Videos Of The Week

This Is What Using Windows 8 Actually Looks and Feels Like

We've talked about some of the new features you'll find in Windows 8, but if you're a bit more curious about how it works in real life, we've put together a short video demo of what you'll find in Microsoft's latest operating system. View »


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Ninja bear is presumably an escapee from secret ursine shinobi experiment

In the spirit of such furry warriors as Wojtek the cigarette-smoking soldier bear comes Pamir of Russia's Royev Ruchey Zoo. This seven-year-old Himalayan forest bear demonstrates both aptitude with staffs and baseball bats. Is Pamir actually the former resident of some bizarre Soviet-era manimal hybrid laboratory? Should he begin throwing shurikens, yes. View »


The Best Videos Of The Week

Spoiler Alert: Gauze Is In Nina's Mouth

Bless this great tradition of parents exploiting their children coming out of an anesthesia-induced haze. Bless them, every one. View »


The Best Videos Of The Week

The World's Strangest Racecar Actually Works

This is the first footage we've seen of the famed DeltaWing racecar on the track and yes, it actually turns. Given the car's microscopic front end, that's something of a surprise. View »


The Best Videos Of The Week

Dog Gets Caught In the Tennis Ball Rainstorm of His Dreams

I am so happy for this dog that I can't even find the words. View »


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