The Best Videos of the Week

Maybe you were pretending to work all week and couldn't check your favorite Gawker Media sites. Or maybe you actually were working and finally have some time to catch up. Well, whatever the case, we've got you covered. Here are some of the most amusing and entertaining videos we watched during the week that was.

The Best Videos of the WeekThis is the new Batmobile

Three camouflaged copies of the latest version of the "Tumbler" — the Batmobile from the past two Batman movies — were being driven this weekend around Pittsburgh for filming of the third installment, "The Dark Knight Rises." The best part? There's video. Lots of it. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekWhat Traveling Around the World Looks Like in 1 Minute (Hint: Awesome)

Rick, Tim and Andrew, three ordinary guys, decided to take a trip of a lifetime: 11 countries in 44 days. 18 flights and 38,000 miles later they have three 1-minute videos showing what life is like around the world. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekJon Stewart Goes After Atheists for Opposing Cross at 9/11 Memorial

A cross-shaped steel beam found at Ground Zero was just installed at the 9/11 Memorial Museum, but it's threatened by a lawsuit filed by an atheist group. On The Daily Show, Jon Stewart wasted no time taking a side when he blasted the atheists. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekKris Jenner's 1985 Music Video Really Is Something

Oh my god, where to begin: Kris Jenner wrote a lovesong dedicated to her friends when she turned thirty. I don't wan't to seem like I'm overselling this, but it's probably the best Kardashian-related thing I've seen on the internet ever. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekCould This Graphics Tech Revolutionize the Way Video Games Look?

Or is the technology that powers Euclideon's "Unlimited Detail" graphics engine another contender that hopes to unseat the traditional way of modeling and rendering things in 3D? Whatever Euclideon's fate, it's potentially very exciting. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekSoccer's Barely Back, And We Already Have A Dive Of The Year Candidate

It's August, which means Europe's domestic leagues are just revving up. One of the first is the Dutch Eredivisie, which kicked off with FC Twente's Peter Wisgerhof tripping over an invisible footstool that someone carelessly left out on the pitch. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekWatch Mila Kunis Chew Out a Reporter in Fluent Russian

Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake were at a press junket in Moscow when one of the reporters asked Timberlake (in Russian) why he was acting instead of making more music. We think that's a pretty good question. Kunis did not. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekMan Creates an Enormous Beard out of Thin Air

Shaving a giant beard can be traumatic—it's like a large bear companion that's lived on your face for a while. So as a tribute to his, this fellow reversed the whole process, going from skinhead to magnificently-maned caveman. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekReal-life Robocop hit by car, jumps up and arrests driver

A British police officer thrown into the air after being hit by a stolen BMW managed to not only jump up but then run after and arrest the driver. Who needs Robocop when you have Dan Pascoe? View »


The Best Videos of the WeekThis is Pinball Using Live Human Bodies

In the amazing version of tilt-free pinball shown in this video, one person is the pinball. Other people are the flippers. Or sometimes fences are the flippers. Maybe a manhole cover is the hole down which the human pinball will be lost. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekWatch David Letterman Make Emma Stone Squirm on the Late Show

Emma Stone stopped by the Late Show to chat with David Letterman and promote The Help. While we're sure Letterman had only the best of intentions, we couldn't help but feel creeped out by his fixation on Stone's voice, eyes and hair. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekGary The Crooning Construction Worker Will Charm The Pants Off Of You

A construction worker from Queens is, as he put it, "trying to give back a little bit." His name is Gary Russo, and he spends his entire lunch break singing Frank Sinatra tunes for the enjoyment of everyone who passes by. Love. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekThe Best 9-Year Old Girl Pro Wrestler You'll See All Day

From Japanese women's wrestling promotion Stardom comes this amazing match pitting Canadian Kenny Omega against Haruka, the tiny terror of the turnbuckles. And before you dismiss it as just a cute stunt, give Haruka a chance. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekWatch a Lamborghini Gallardo crash into pit wall at Spa

This weekend's Spa 24 Hours saw the sacrifice of two McLaren MP4-12C GT3s during the race and the sad destruction of a racing Lamborghini Gallardo as it either tried to pull into pit lane or tried to avoid driving off the track into pit lane. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekMatt Damon Gives Libertarian Reporter a Satisfying Smackdown

A reporter from Reason interviewed notorious Massachusetts liberal actor Matt Damon at the Save Our Schools March and she tried to throw some business at him about teacher tenure and Ayn Randy incentive stuff and he wasn't having it. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekWhy Did This F-16 Crash?

Thankfully the pilot wasn't injured, but this crash at Wisconsin's OshKosh 2011 EAA AirVenture air show looks quite bad—albeit a bit silly. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekBoy, This Lady Loves The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

When nerd heroine Shoko Nakagawa isn't appearing in Pokémon movies, she's putting molted bug shells in her hair. And when she's not doing that, she's doing other things, like appearing in commercials! View »


The Best Videos of the WeekA Gruesome Saved By The Bell Music Video

We're very impressed with this music video for "New Romance." The clip takes place in an alternate Saved By The Bell universe that looks so similar to the show, we have to wonder if it was shot on the original sets. It's like the Saturday mornings of our youth, but with more blood. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekWatch a Justin Bieber Lookalike Cover Lady Gaga's 'Edge of Glory'

12-year-old Ronan Parke is the breakout star of the current season of Britain's Got Talent. Here's a video of him covering Lady Gaga's "The Edge of Glory." He's not half bad, but we can't get past his resemblance to Justin Bieber. That hair! View »


The Best Videos of the WeekWatch a "Dukes of Hazzard" jump go horribly wrong

Watch as a stuntman in a General Lee replica Dodge Charger attempts a Dukes Of Hazzard-style jump over a fake Roscoe P. Coltrane only to flip the car right in front of the gathered townspeople. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekHere's Video Of A Brawl During The Dolphin Show At A Russian Oceanarium

We've presented you with a lot of fights for your viewing pleasure. This is probably the first instance of a dolphin-witnessed fracas in an "oceanarium," though. Flipper shouldn't be subjected to this half-assed take on The Outsiders, but we should. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekLightning Nails Tree And Nearly Takes Dude Filming With It

You know how your mom always told you not to take shelter under a tree during a thunderstorm? Here's why. You may want to put your headphones on for this one due to some NSFW language. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekMayor Crushes Illegally-Parked Car With Tank

In the U.S., mayors deal with cars parked in bike lanes by saying We have bike lanes? Are you sure? In Lithuania, mayors deal with cars parked in bike lanes by running them over with a goddamn tank. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekLove, As Expressed In 350,000 Post-It Notes

Melissa Footwear collaborated with 3M to create what they called "Galeria Melissa." On top of the 350,000 Post-Its already up, over 30,000 local residents of São Paulo stopped by to scribble their very own notes of love. 25 animators, 350,000 post-its and five months later, here's the complete story from start to finish. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekMaster Chief takes on Voldemort

Halo's Master Chief jumps into the end of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2. Spoiler alert! It's still pretty close to the how the actual movie ends so if you don't want the movie ruined, don't watch. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekWatch a Formula One car explode in flames

A pitting mishap apparently caused Nick Heidfeld's Renault to burst into flames on lap 24 of the Hungarian Grand Prix this past weekend. A fire extinguisher-wielding track marshal was slightly injured when one of the car's side pods exploded. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekStephen Colbert Exposes the Dangers of Government-Funded Birth Control

On Monday, the government announced that health insurance companies must cover birth control for women. Which is great! But on the Report, Stephen Colbert—aided by some conservative loons—pointed out the dangers of such a mandate. View »