- Mia Fitzharris at Trending Now23 hrs ago
A wedding video is going viral, and not because of a cleverly choreographed bridal party dance or a flower girl throwing a tantrum. The part of the video that stole the show is the groom Brian Scott’s vows to his bride Whitney Kay’s young daughter, Brielle. He said, “I promise to always hold your hand and skip with you down the street and bring comfort to your life. I vow to make you say your prayers before you eat. I promise to read you stories at night, to always tuck you in real tight. I vow to show you how a man should treat a woman in my relationship with your mother. And above all else, I vow to protect you, care for you, and love you forever.” Not surprisingly, there was not a dry eye in the house. The video was shot and edited by the wedding videography team at Pen Weddings. It was posted to YouTube a year ago but just recently started to go viral.
- Gwen Breitstein at Trending Now23 hrs ago
Snow doesn’t come to Jerusalem very often, so when a rare snowstorm blanketed the city, people were pretty excited. But perhaps nobody was quite as excited as this group of Franciscan monks, who were captured on camera having a really epic snowball fight! Dressed in their traditional black robes, these six monks look like they are having the time of their lives pelting each other with snowballs. The video has gone viral, with more than 165,000 views since it was uploaded on Feb. 23. Who says monks can’t have a little fun in the snow too?
- Gwen Breitstein at Trending Now1 day ago
Meet Kyle Waring, a Massachusetts man who’s behindShipSnowYo.com — that’s right, someone is making money by shipping the white stuff out of Boston to your door. For a mere 89 bucks, marked down from $99, you could have 6 pounds of Boston’s historic snowfall shipped to your friends, family and even enemies. Waring promises that the 6-pound snow package is enough for 10 to 15 snowballs. The snow-shipping business started as joke between Waring and his wife while they were shoveling their yard, but soon after, ShipSnowYo.com was born. Originally Waring just shipped 16.9-ounce water bottles filled with snow, but he is expanding his business: In addition to the 6-pound product, he will soon be launching a 10-pound product, for $119.
Is 10lbs of snow enough? pic.twitter.com/GsjymU7eNO
- Mia Fitzharris at Trending Now1 day ago
A radio station in Australia surprised a deserving mother of four, capturing it all on hidden camera. Kyle and Jackie O from the “Kyle and Jackie O” show on KIIS 1065 heard about a woman named Michelle who tragically lost her 19-year-old son Blaine during a freak work accident involving a tractor. After Blaine’s passing, Michelle took time off from work to grieve and consequently fell behind on bills. With a camera set up in her car, Michelle’s daughter Crystal took her for a ride with Michelle’s two other children. The radio was tuned to KIIS 1065, and Kyle and Jackie O started to tell the story being featured in their “Giveback” segment. Michelle listened as Jackie O told the story of a mother who would be listening in the car with her three kids. “This is someone who has lost someone very close to them. ... She thinks she’s on her way to a spa day. Michelle, we are talking to you. And I know how hard you’ve been suffering lately.” Michelle quickly realizes the segment is about her. Through tears on both Jackie O and Michelle’s end, the radio host explains that they will be paying six months of her mortgage. And since Blaine was in the middle of doing repairs on his mother’s home at the time of his passing, the station will also pay for the rest of the outdoor renovations. Then, an emotional Michelle calls into the station to say “Thank you so much. I can’t believe it.” The station posted the video to its YouTube page, where it has already been viewed more than 3.2 million times.
- Mia Fitzharris at Trending Now2 days ago
In case you just can’t wait a few more days for the Season 3 premiere of “House of Cards,” fear not: You can now get your fix — “Sesame Street”-style! The new parody video, “House of Bricks,” takes the Three Little Pigs classic for a spin as told by Frank Underwolf ... get it?
The video was uploaded to “Sesame Street’s” YouTube page and has been viewed more than 600,000 times in only a day. The ever-popular children’s show has really been on a roll lately — cue the Big Bird “Birdman” parody.
- Gwen Breitstein at Trending Now2 days ago
We all played Hungry Hungry Hippos as kids, but now the tabletop game has been given a much-needed upgrade. Thanks to Tanner Nielson, the classic game has been taken off the dining room table and moved into a gym for a human version aptly titled “Human Hungry Hippos.” Nielson posted a clip of the large-scale Hungry Hungry Hippos human-style to YouTube, and the video has all of us viewers anxious to give the game a try. All you need to play is an empty gym, balloons, plastic laundry baskets, a few dollies and enough bungee cords to go around. And don’t forget a helmet: Safety first! Next we would like someone to create a life-size version of Candy Land.
- Mia Fitzharris at Trending Now3 days ago
Our friends to the north in Canada have become experts on finding unique ways to deal with piles of snow this winter. One innovative snow engineer, Marcel Landry of Prince Edward Island, dug an impressive snow tunnel in front of his home to get to his car. He told CBC News: “Instead of shoveling the whole thing out and getting the wind to fill it back in, I just started digging in and in following the path, and eventually I found the car. This took about 6½ hours.” He says he was driven by boredom and cabin fever: It’s not just Canadians who are using the tunnel technique. A team of shovelers in Boston noticed that a popular bike path, the Wellington Greenway, was blocked by a giant snow pile. It cut off access for hikers and bikers, and even halted commuters from getting to the nearby T stop, so they got to work to fix the problem with a tunnel. After 10 hours of digging, the crew, headed up by Ari Goldberger and his friend Shadron Davis, completed an impressive 40-foot tunnel enabling access for anyone brave enough to travel through it: Davis told BDC Wire: “I’m somewhat in disbelief that we completed it.” No word on how safe it is to use the tunnel, and whether or not the local Public Works department will shut it down.
- Gwen Breitstein at Trending Now3 days ago
Meet the Louisville Leopard Percussionists, a group of talented musicians between the ages of 7 and 12 who are ready to rock. The percussion ensemble posted a video rehearsing a xylophone and marimba version of three Zeppelin classics: “Kashmir,” “The Ocean,” and “Immigrant Song.” The video was posted back in November 2014 but has gone viral thanks to none other than Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page. Page posted the video on his Facebook page over the weekend, writing, “Too good not to share” to his 1.6 million fans. This isn’t the first time the percussionist group has wowed us with their musical chops. Last year they performed a steel-drum medley ofWe the Kings’ “Check Yes Juliet” and Pharrell Williams’s “Happy.” Rock on, kids!
- Gwen Breitstein at Trending Now6 days ago
Meet Sophie, the cutest white belt, martial arts student you’ll ever see and the youngest member of the Leeds Taekwondo & Premier Martial Arts Center in England. A video of the 3-year-old reciting the student creed at her tae kwon do class has gone viral — and has also melted our hearts. Don’t let this pint-size pupil fool you. She may be the youngest in her class, but she could probably take you in a fight.
- Gwen Breitstein at Trending Now6 days ago
An Australian sign language interpreter has taken social media by storm — while covering one that battered Queensland. While Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk gave an update on Cyclone Marcia, social media began to take notice of her sign language interpreter — some saying he stole show, along with our hearts. The interpreter, Mark Cave, has been dubbed #SignGuy on Twitter, and viewers have fallen in love with his larger-than-life, animated expressions. “Early days but I declare the sign language translator at today’s press conference the star of TC Marcia. #TCMarcia,” tweeted @CookerandLooker. Another person, @czhedgehog, tweeted, “#signguy doing a GREAT JOB at press conf - #disability matters , thank you. #TCMarcia”
@JBPooket tweeted, “This guy is magic #signguy #TCMarcia” As for Cave, he’s not a big fan of his new found Internet fame. “I’m sort of a private person. I’d rather not be in the spotlight, but I know this is such an important thing to do, and I feel confident I can do a good job,” he said, “I’m just hoping to fly under the radar and nobody will look at me afterwards.”
Sign on, SignGuy — sign on.