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  • A Jewish journalist in Paris took to the streets to film what it is like for people of his religion to walk around in the predominantly Muslim areas of the City of Love. Zvika Klein, who works for news outlet NRG, put on his yarmulke and set off. He walked around for 10 hours, but the final video is 90 seconds long. In the video, Klein is spat upon and shouted at with a barrage of taunting comments such as “Viva  Palestine” and “Are you Jewish?”
     
    According to Klein, something not seen in the video are bystanders who spoke out against the people shouting the negative comments.
     
    The 90-second YouTube video is reminiscent of a clip from last October that went viral featuring a woman walking around in the streets of New York City experiencing harassing comments from men.

    Read More »from Jewish journalist taunted in viral video ‘10 Hours of Walking in Paris as a Jew’
  • Calling all X-Cats! Magneto is on the loose!

    An amazing new X-Men parody featuring a cat as the villain Magneto has gone viral.

    Visual artist Kaipo Jones has been bringing us cat versions of X-Men for a while now, including Wolverine and Professor X Cat parodies, but his latest installment tackles one of the most powerful mutants of them all, Magneto — or Catneto, if you will.

    Things go south pretty quickly in the video, with Magneto Cat using his control over metal to go after and ultimately destroy his owner.

    The moral of the story is, beware of a cat with the ability to control metal!

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  • Let’s face it, some people are just better at popping the question than others. And after covering awesome proposals for a while now, we have to admit, today’s story might take the wedding cake. Although it comes to us from a couple in freezing Chicago, this one will warm your heart. Rodney brought his girlfriend, Alexa, to see the lights festival at the Lincoln Park Zoo and presented her with a Christmas gift. A flipbook. But not just any flipbook. This was made especially for the proposal, and it features a quick story of a couple at a park in Chicago with a dog. The dog goes to fetch a ball and comes back with a ring box instead. The last few pages of the flipbook feature an engagement ring inside the drawn box. Rodney then reaches into his pocket and pulls out the real ring with the question, “Will you marry me?

    Of course she said yes! The couple’s story was featured on HowHeAsked.com. Alexa told the site, “It was perfect because I had to take my gloves off to flip through it, and

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  • A touching new video explaining 9-year-old Milla Fabish’s transition has gone viral.

    The video was posted to Facebook by Milla’s mom, Renée Fabish, to explain the changes coming up for Milla and the whole family.

    “Hello, my friends and family,” Renée wrote on Facebook. “I’d love you to watch this slide show I put together. It explains some major changes that are underway for Milla and our family. Milla needs our support now more than ever!”

    Milla explains in the video that he has been diagnosed with gender dysphoria and why “it is not easy being me.”

    “I am having a really hard time at school at the moment. Kids tease me all the time. They call me shim, gay girl, and weirdo,” Milla says. “People just don’t understand me. Nobody wants to be my friend. … I have decided I want to take the next step. From today I want to live and be known as a boy. I hope I have your support.”

    “We have no doubt in our minds that Milla is fully invested in her plight to be recognized as a boy,” Renée wrote. “The

    Read More »from Mom of transgender 9-year-old shares inspiring video of her son’s journey
  • Ever wanted to try pole-vaulting but were too afraid to try? Well thanks to pole-vaulter Allison Stokke and GoPro, you can get a firsthand look at what it’s like soar to great heights.

    The YouTube video shows the former Cal Bear pole-vaulting from multiple angles, and the effect is both thrilling and dizzying.

    To make this spot, GoPro attached cameras to Stokke’s head, the crossbar, and the end of the pole to capture Stokke’s pole-vault routine.

    “Pole-vaulting is a rush. It’s so frustrating, but I think that’s what makes it so fun,” Stokke says in the video. “Technically there’s no limit as to how high the bar can go.”

    The YouTube video has gone viral, with more than 1.4 million views since it was posted on Wednesday.

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