Have you heard that video is a big thing over at Gawker Media? It's true, we watch and post a lot of videos each week. Here are some of the best videos of week, culled from an array of Gawker Media sites.
This morning on Fox and Friends, an unusually stupid walrus named Geraldo Rivera offered "a different take" on the case of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager gunned down in the street by a vigilante because he "looked suspicious." Tell us your take, Geraldo: View »
Watch This: U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson's Heartbreaking and Moving Speech on the Death of Trayvon Martin
"I am tired of burying young Black boys," opens U.S. Representative Frederica Wilson's powerful speech in which she calls for justice in the senseless murder of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old boy violently gunned down by George Zimmerman, a self-appointed neighborhood watch captain with a history of racism and battery charges. The rest of her address is equally stirring. View »
I'm really amazed by this video, because I always dreamed about doing this. Watch Dutch mechanical engineer Jarno Smeets take off and fly just by flapping wings of his own invention-like a real bird! It's uncanny. View »
Not everyone is great at math. But this woman trying to explain how many miles you can travel in an hour when driving 80 MPH takes math skills to a new low. Since it's a little sad, it has, predictably, blown up on Facebook overnight. But the mathematically-challenged passenger is not actually the one who sucks here. Nor is she the idiot in this video. It's her jerk of a husband.
It's such a rarity to see one of these mashup, supercut things done well. Watch Hugh Atkin's creation, if not for the line, "the real Mitt Romney's are just masturbating," than to experience the oddly hypnotizing quality of Romney's voice set to Eminem. View»
Warriors Fans Booed Their Owner During Chris Mullin's Jersey Retirement, And It Was So Awkward I Can't Even Watch
Right, so, if you can make it through five minutes of near-constant boos for Warriors co-owner Joe Lacob, as he's attempting to honor Chris Mullin by raising his jersey to the rafters, well, you're great at suppressing your cringe reflex. View »
In case there weren't enough spectral big cats running loose in the world's metropolises, French design firm created Le3 this absolutely sublime projection of a tiger loose in the avenues. Woe to be ailurophobic in the City of Lights! View »
Following his conviction in the webcam spy scandal that preceded gay Rutgers student Tyler Clementi's suicide, Dharun Ravi has broken his silence. "Energized" by the verdict, Ravi plans to fight his conviction. He maintains that he didn't commit a hate crime, and adds that he doesn't think he contributed to Clementi's death. "I was an insignificant part of his life," Ravi tells 20/20's Chris Cuomo in an interview that will air tonight. "That's what's giving me comfort now." View »
It's got a two-stage fueling system comprising rocket fuel and Spaceballs-grade liquid Schwartz. It's been widened by nine inches and lightened to achieve the power-to-weight ratio of a '70s-era Formula One car. It's also got a Group B-inspired twin-charging system that produces quadruple-digit horsepower. It just might be the world's fastest Lotus Exige. View »
You don't even even need to get high to trip out on this. The dashing older gent in the fedora and shades is 82-year-old Marty Reisman, a New York ping pong shark/legend/champ from the old school and what every idiot hipster in Brooklyn aspires to be but NEVER EVER WILL EVEN FUCKING COME CLOSE to being. View »
In today's second edition of "Don't Make That Rap Video," Katy Perry covered Kanye and Jay-Z's "Niggas in Paris" over the weekend. It is obviously horrible, but it did leave us with a fascinating chicken-or-egg question: Did Katy Perry beget Karmin, the white-people-rappin' duo featuring Perry doppelganger Amy Heidemann on vocals, or did Karmin's insufferable covers beget Katy Perry trying to be more like Karmin? View »