Jan Terri and the 10 most unintentionally brilliant YouTube music videos ever

Gerald Lynch Round ups, Tech Digest news, Top tens, Weirdness, YouTube Video of the Day 5 Comments

YouTube can be an amazing platform for musicians to showcase their tracks on. Love him or loathe him, Justin Bieber for instance used the video hosting site to find fame, going on to become a worldwide superstar at the…

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VIDEO: New Prometheus viral trailer confirms androids will be our creepy overlords in the future

Gerald Lynch 3D TV, Movies, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

Man, I haven't been any more excited for a film since we were all duped into seeing the Phantom Menace. But, as one YouTube commenter says of the latest spoiler-free viral clip for this summer's sci-fi epic Prometheus, "RIDLEY SCOTT,…

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Facebook support for Roland Bunce finds unlikely star for Next modelling competition

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Ah, the Internet; it's stories like this that remind me why I fell in love with your connected charms in the first place. Roland Bunce, an entrant for the Next clothes brand's online modelling competition, is hardly what you…

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YouTube Video of the Week: 2008 Roundup

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2008’s been an awesome year for silly internet videos, as the compilation from Videogum above proves. There are some crackers missing, but you can rest assured that most of your favourites are present and correct. Now sit back, and let the year flash before your eyes.

(via Videogum)

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eBay Nutcase of the Week: Person pays $10,000 for digital picture of a "seven legged spider"

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The beginning of this story is mildly amusing. An Australian man called David Thorne attempted to pay an outstanding bill of $233.95 by sending the utility company a drawing of a spider he made on his computer – which he valued at precisely $233.95.

The utility company replied to his email in a very serious manner, saying it was “unable to accept drawings as payment” and a whole heap of internet hilarity entailed as the conversation between David and the poor admin assistant was beamed around the internet.

Then things start to officially go TOO FAR. David Thorne gave his spider…

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YouTube Hits: Weezer's Pork and Beans video deconstructed

Katherine Hannaford YouTube Video of the Day 2 Comments

We’ve all been watching the video for Weezer’s new song, ‘Pork and Beans’ numerous times a day for the whole week now, but can you detect all the video meme references in it? I thought I was doing ok, until I saw Gawker Media’s Nick McGlynn had edited together all the clips into one handy video. Perfect viewing for a Friday afternoon – enjoy!

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Send a message through Bob Dylan's Subterranean Homesick Blues video

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Bob Dylan must be taking cues from Barack Obama, and is taking his advertising into the web 2.0 world. Designed to drum up interest in his greatest hits album (like he needs to advertise, the album will sell itself!), he’s delved into the viral video format. On his website you can input your own personal message onto the cards he holds up in the classic Subterranean Homesick Blues music video, and send it on to friends via email, who can then view your equally Dylanesque poetry…

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