The Best Videos of the Week

Maybe you were out enjoying the summer weather this week and couldn't check your favorite Gawker Media sites. Or maybe you're about to head outside and want one last distraction before you go. 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 Week

Watch Catwoman Crash the Batpod Into a Camera on Batman Set

You've seen Anne Hathaway astride the popular, two-wheeled Bat conveyance — the Batpod. Now watch her stunt double demolish a movie camera (IMAX?) while filming an action scene for the third movie in director Christopher Nolan's Bat-trilogy. View »


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10 of the Most Mind-Blowing Slow Motion Videos You've Ever Seen

When we heard about the new Phantom v1610, which shoots at a preposterous 1,000,000 fps and is probably the most powerful slow motion camera ever, we were pretty excited. View »


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Watch a Master Modder Split an Xbox 360 Controller in Two

In the latest episode of The Ben Heck Show, master video game console modder Benjamin J. Heckendorn creates an Xbox 360 controller for folks that can't bring their hands together in front of their bodies. View »


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Barney Frank Farts on Live TV

Since our economy is going to hell in a handbasket, why not distract yourself from the economic doom that is now upon us with this clip of Rep. Barney Frank letting out what sounded like a giant fart tonight while chatting with Rachel Maddow on MSNBC? View »


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Beluga Whale Jams to Mariachi Music

Beluga whales are the only species in the world that doesn't run away in terror from or avoid eye contact with approaching mariachi bands. View »


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Tim Tebow Engineered The Strangest Play Of The Young NFL Season

Tebow's under a microscope, no doubt, so his plays are going to be scrutinized more than just about anyone else's. But last night's double-reverse-scramble-pass was so balletically chaotic, we'd have to break this down no matter who ran it. View »


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Stephen Colbert's Super PAC Releases Its First Ad

Stephen Colbert's "Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow" Super PAC has released its first television ad in Iowa ahead of this weekend's Ames Straw Poll. View »


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How Did We Miss the Best Cosplay of Comic-Con?

Mike and I saw a ton of cosplay, much of it game-themed, two weeks ago at Comic-Con 2011. In all of our time at the San Diego Convention Center, however, we never, ahem, stumbled across this guy, cosplaying as the QWOP runner. View »


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Six Yo-Yo Masters Performing Mind-Bending String Feats

The 2011 World Yo-Yo Championships wrapped up in Orlando, Florida last Saturday. Here are the winning performers from each of division—all with their own hardware and stunt styles—pulling off tricks you can't even fathom. View »


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Watch This Mom Scream Riding in a 1,250-hp Lamborghini Gallardo

Web entrepreneur Robert Himler decided before he took his mother on her inaugural ride in his 1,250-hp twin-turbo Lamborghini Gallardo, he'd hide a video camera to capture her reactions. View »


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55-Year-Old Casino Exec Releases One of the Worst Rap Videos Ever

By day, Allen Samuels is a popular casino host in Atlantic City. By night? He's A. Samuels, the illest fledgling rapper in the game, son! Here's "Livin De Life," his just-released music video/rap song that I'd describe to you in more detail but words fail me. View »


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Slow And Spectacular, Supertanker Plows Through Yacht

At this week's Red Bull Extreme Sailing Series off the English coast, a Norweigan oil tanker came up the Solent. One yacht barely got out of the way in time, it's sail getting caught on the anchor. View »


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Experts: Pippa's Butt Was So Totally Padded At Kate's Wedding

TLC's Crazy For Pippa special aired last night, and even though we knew going in that there wouldn't be any actual quotes by Pippa or the royal family, we were still left feeling as though we'd witnessed something really special. View »


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They Will Rip Your Head Off With Their Tiny Little Hands

We got our grubby little hands on the latest Halo Minimate sets that hit Toys R Us this month. Each $20 Diamond Select Toys set comes with three Noble Team members and a Warthog. View »


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Free Fall High Score: Drop Your iPhone Off the Tallest Building to Win the Game

Now THIS is an iPhone game. Free Fall High Score is a self-described "antagonistic" app where the whole point is to drop your iPhone off the tallest building you can find. View »


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Britney Spears Wraps Her Legs Around Pauly D's Neck

In this video, a polyester lingerie-clad Britney Spears wraps a hot pink boa, then her legs, around the neck of a grinning and handcuffed Pauly D from Jersey Shore. View »


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Watch Jay-Z, Kanye West Saw the Top off a Maybach

Jay-Z and Kayne West's epic "Watch The Throne" duet album has spawned a car-based collaboration — between a Maybach 57 and a Sawzall. Watch the two turn it into a flame-shooting quasi-rat rod in this video for "Otis." View »


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Bryce Harper Got Thrown Out Of A Minor League Baseball Game Tonight

Washington Nationals prospect/messiah Bryce Harper of the Harrisburg Senators didn't agree with the umpire's strike call in tonight's game against the Richmond Flying Squirrels. View »


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Feel the Parental Fury of the Super Nintendo Launch, As Told By Local News

You may have fond memories of the 1991 launch of Nintendo's SNES, but according to a recently unearthed local news broadcast, some parents were steaming at the notion of the new 16-bit console. View »


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Emma Stone Abandoned Facebook After Becoming Addicted to FarmVille

Emma Stone's had three movies out in as many weeks, so she's been on every talk show imaginable recently. You'd think she's run out of interesting anecdotes by now, but Stone's interview with Jimmy Fallon tonight was actually adorable. View »


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Aziz Ansari Does Not Want To Hold Your Baby

It's safe to say that Aziz Ansari does not plan on procreating any time soon. He doesn't want to touch your kid, either. View »


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Abraham Lincoln in The Clouds Above New Brunswick, Canada

The guy recording this video of an impending storm says it best: Holy freak! Abraham Lincoln is clearly about to throw down some thunderbolts in Canada! View »


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Here's Video Of A Brawl On The Wildwood Boardwalk (NSFW)

It's not every day that you see a brawl on the Wildwood Boardwalk, which is located near the southern tip of the Jersey shore. That only happens on the days you go to the Wildwood Boardwalk. View »


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Don't Even Think of Throwing a Subway Party

When the subway pulls into your station, you never know what you're going to find. You might end up sitting next to a passed out junkie in a wheelchair, you might get stuck on the dreaded "stinky car," or, worst of all, there might be a bunch of tacky assholes who took over the train with their... View »


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Battlefield 3, Meet a Supersonic Jet

At this year's Gamescom gaming expo in Germany, EA and DICE are bringing a Mig-21 to the Battlefield 3 booth. They used a red semi-truck! View »


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Show-off Corvette Driver Crashes Into Chrysler SRT8

Today's "Hoon of the Day" is a very special episode called: "When Hooning Goes Wrong." Watch as the driver of a new Corvette ZR1 attempts to display his vehicle's supercar-level performance only to collide with a Chrysler 300 SRT8. View »


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Jon Stewart Calls Fox News Anchor Megyn Kelly a Hypocrite

When Megyn Kelly returned to Fox News from maternity leave, she shamed a radio host for calling her break "a racket." On Thursday, Jon Stewart said Kelly hasn't always supported moms on maternity leave—and he had the footage to prove it. View »