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  • The University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts is saying thank you to moms around the world with a new video shot entirely on Google Glass.

    Titled "Seeds," the two-and-a-half-minute piece follows Aneesh Chaganty as he travels from San Francisco to Los Angeles, overseas to Tokyo and eventually India. The short took 10 days to film but is cut to make the journey appear as one seamless trip.

    Chaganty begins the film by packing a bag and receiving an envelope from his wife, played by Hina Khan. He then hops in a cab, heads to a BART station, and boards a train en route to San Francisco International Airport. His connections land him in Los Angeles and Tokyo before his final destination, India.

    The traveling is far from finished. Through his first-person camera on Glass, we see Chaganty move along via another cab, a train, a bicycle carriage and a boat. He never says a word on camera and holds that envelope his wife gave him the entire time, almost forgetting it in the cab

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  • The covers of "Let It Go" and "Love Is an Open Door" that have been uploaded to YouTube seem endless. If you have children, perhaps they have forced you to listen to the soundtrack for weeks on end. And of course thanks to John Travolta, "Adele Nazeem" is now part of the pop culture lexicon.

    But the popularity of Disney's animated movie "Frozen" continues to grow, and it appears that the Internet is not yet ready to move on to a new muse. The latest example came Monday, when Bobby Burns posted a trailer edited to turn "Frozen" into a horror film.

    No, it was not an infinite loop of "Let It Go." Burns carefully rearranged clips of the musical to tell the story of a Princess Elsa that others are fearful of. Perhaps the most noticeable changes are the music and the meticulously close-up and slow-motion effects. Burns added a very dramatic soundtrack that builds with the video. He also chose certain facial expressions to zoom in on and motions to slow down.

    "It's amazing what a simple

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  • The idea of two dogs confronting a bear conjures up scenes from a Disney movie from the '90s. But that's what happened one day recently in a New Hampshire backyard.

    YouTube user Cue Foils uploaded a clip to the site on May . The video shows a bear crawling in from the woods to inspect a bird feeder hanging from a tree. The black bear slowly moves over to the tree, stands up, and begins poking around to see what kind of food it contains.

    But as soon as the bear touched foot, er paw, on the property, two dogs can be heard off camera barking. The canines belong to the homeowner, and they are not exactly thrilled to have a visitor. According to the video uploader, the dogs were contained on a porch overlooking the lawn.

    Enraged over the trespasser, the two bulldogs broke through the railings and sprinted up to the bear. As the large animal tried to eat from the bird feeder, the dogs surrounded him.

    All three animals froze for a second. With one dog in front of him and another behind him,

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  • Celebrity chef Alton Brown took to his YouTube channel again and displayed a creative how-to on a rather straightforward task.

    The only difference is that this demonstration comes with a warning: Don't try this at home.

    Brown published a video on Wednesday titled "Champagne Saber Time." The post is a step-by-step tutorial on how to open a Champagne bottle with a sword. In typical Brown fashion, the TV personality also breaks down the science behind a Champagne bottle's cork popping and the history of Champagne drinking.

    "Champagne: In victory, you deserve; in defeat, you need it," Brown pans at the beginning of the almost five minute piece. "Or so said Napoleon, and he should know. As his light cavalry units stylishly charged around Europe in the — a long time ago, they drank a great deal of this stuff, or so legend states."

    After joking that the viewer has to sign a waiver, Brown begins the demonstration by placing the bottle of bubbly upside down in an ice bucket. He insists it

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  • A YouTube prankster has taken his acts of charity to a new level, raising enough money to put a roof over the head of a homeless man.

    Rahat Hossain is usually pranking drive-through workers or acting out illusions such as walking on water through his "Magic of Rahat" YouTube channel. But in March, the magician staged a prank, which received 15 million views, in which he helped a homeless man cash a fake lottery ticket. The "winning" ticket was part of an elaborate stunt to raise the man's spirits and give him $1,000. Since then, viewers have reached out to Hossain with more donations.

    "I got his backstory, and I wanted to hear why he became homeless in the first place," Hossain told Yahoo. "A lot of people vouched for this guy. They said he's an honest guy. He doesn't spend (money) on drugs and alcohol."

    The homeless man, Eric, has since appeared in some of Hossain's videos. In the magician's latest piece, Eric is once again the focal point.

    "Homeless Man Gets A Home" starts with

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