The Best Videos of the Week

Maybe you got your tan on all week and couldn't check your favorite Gawker Media sites. Or maybe you got sunburned instead and could use a pain-relieving distraction. 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 WeekThe ten most amazing car stunts caught on video

Combining a daredevil with an automobile is usually a recipe for something: danger, stupidity, awesome. Sometimes all three. Here are the ten most amazing car stunts captured as chosen by Jalopnik readers. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekThe Medal of Honor Cat Needs His Own Video Game

Freddie Wong comes another special-effects laden internet video, this time about the horrors of war. Oh, and cats. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekHere's the World's First Senior Citizen Lip Dub Video

Back in May, the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan got back at Newsweek for putting it on a list of "dying cities" with a giant, single-take lip dub video. Now, the fine old folks at Clark Retirement Community in East Grand Rapids have released a new single-take lip dub, set to Michael Bublé's "Feeling Good." After watching it, you'll feel good, too. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekThis Is How LA Looks Without Cars

How does the biggest traffic hell on Earth this side of Sao Paulo look without any cars? This video shows how. It's quite eerie. Did everyone die from a flesh eating virus plague? We can only hope so. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekHere's Video Of A Ukrainian Goalkeeper Making What Has To Be The Worst Play Of His Career

In Ukrainian Premier League action yesterday, a Volyn Lutsk defender scored from roughly 45 yards out during a match against Kryvbas Krivyi Rih. He did so by passing the ball to his own goalkeeper, Vitaliy Nedilko, who had a difficult time of stopping it before it cost his side a 1-0 loss. View »


The Best Videos of the Week90s Nickelodeon Nostalgia Returning To Your Television Next Monday

In an almost unprecedented move, a television network has actually listened to The People. By popular demand, Nickelodeon hopes to create a "new midnight society" by airing re-runs of the network's most beloved series (that are nearly 20 years old, by the way) in a block called The 90s Are All That. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekContagion: Watch Gwyneth Paltrow Get Sick and Die

Here's the trailer for Steven Soderbergh's latest film, Contagion, in which Gwyneth Paltrow plays the Patient Zero of an avian flu epidemic that [SPOILER ALERT] kills a lot of people. Including Gwyneth! No kale juice cleanses or hot stone massages are going to clear up this nasty little bug, no sir. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekDo You Have Ten Hours? Over a Hundred? This Post Is for You.

YouTube user TehN1ppe posts ten hour clips. Ten hours! Ten hours of endless loops, like Mario climbing a vine. For ten hours. Or Mudkip. Yep, Mah, Hiep, Mah, Hiep. For ten hours. Or Nyan Cat. For ten hours. Or epic sax guy. For ten hours. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekWatch freaked out mom get tossed around track by Corvette-driving son

Darius Khashabi, owner of a track-prepped 2006 Corvette Z06, talked his mother into riding along for a few hot laps around Laguna Seca track last month. He didn't tell her the cameras were videoing until the end. It's a real scream. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekRoger Federer Is Art In Warp Speed

In late June, French "action painter" Jean-Pierre Blanchard completed a Roger Federer portrait in just four minutes. We've sped up the four-minute video to better match your attention span for the potent mixture of art, tennis, and speed-painting. Caution: Chipmunkesque string music ahead. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekNancy Grace Angrily Defends Herself to Bill O'Reilly

Even though Casey Anthony was acquitted of murdering her daughter by a Florida jury last week, Nancy Grace's post-verdict coverage on HLN has remained bombastically biased against her, causing many to wonder if Grace had finally crossed the line. She certainly didn't do much to placate her critics with an appearance on The O'Reilly Factor tonight. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekDon't Crash Your Jetpack into the Ocean on Live TV

Things were looking so good for John! He was at the beautiful San Diego Yacht Club—on TV! He had a million dollar smile. He had an awesome aqua-jetpack. Then he smashed the anchor and careened into the water. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekLarry David Instructs Girl Scout On Tampon Insertion

On last night's premiere of Curb Your Enthusiasm, a Girl Scout came by Larry's place to sell him some cookies. And just as Larry was getting excited about the prospect of Samoas, the girl scout got her first period in his foyer. Larry had some of Cheryl's leftover tampons in the house and instructed the Girl Scout, (screaming) through the door, on how to insert it. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekThere's More than One Sexy Cosplay Costume, Ladies

Following Nathan Fillion's important PSA last week, The Big Bang Theory's Kaley Cuoco addresses an important problem facing the ladies of cosplay—the impulse to dress like Slave Leia without thinking. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekFox and Friends' Hilariously Pathetic Coverage of the Murdoch Hacking Scandal

The dingbats at Fox News' illiterate dementia variety hour, Fox and Friends, finally got around to "covering" the News Corp. hacking scandal that's giving their parent company overlord, Rupert Murdoch, so many problems these days. It is one of the sadder bits of television you'll ever see. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekNaked woman thrashes $170,000 drift car

When Playboy asked model Kitty Lee to take a few spins in a drift car as a promotion for its pay TV service, it probably didn't budget for the mechanical issues that might result from handing a $170,000 race car to someone who doesn't know how to drive a stick. (Semi NSFW.) View »


The Best Videos of the WeekThe Electric Dock Ellis Acid Test: An Attempt To Recreate His Drug-Addled No-Hitter, On Xbox

Warning: This video depicts dangerous and risky behavior. Deadspin discourages the behavior depicted therein. Deadspin must insist that no one attempt to recreate or reenact any activity performed in the video. Reliance on or activity based on any information provided in the video is solely at your own risk. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekTake a Stunning Five Day Cruise in Just Five Minutes

It takes the Norwegian Coastal Express 134 hours to get from Bergen to Kirkenes, a journey that's filled with lush islands, plush sunrises, and hushed twilights. With this remarkable time-lapse video, it'll take you five minutes. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekCar Causes Scary Crash at the Tour de France

Is the 2011 Tour de France cursed? Just one week after a spectator caused the massive pile-up at the beginning of the granddaddy of all bicycle races, a car covering the race for a French TV station sideswiped Juan Antonio Flecha during today's ninth stage—and that was just the beginning. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekBaby Takes The Cutest, Shortest Naps

This super-adorable baby girl is so happy to see you! But she's so sleepy. But so happy to see you! But also, so sleepy... Ah, if only all babies were so well-behaved at nap-time! View »


The Best Videos of the WeekThe Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Portal Gun

Proving once again that everything plays better when you add Portal, the folks at Dorkly arm Zelda's hero with a little cutting-edge tech, courtesy of Aperture Science. The ensuing madness knocks the pig right out of Ganon. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekProof you can hit train tracks so hard your airbag deploys

If this driver intended to launch their Ford Explorer into this multi-track crossing then, in a way, they should be lauded for their commitment. If it was a mistake they've gotten exactly what they deserve. An airbag right to the face. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekDwarf Sex Cult Continues to Advance on America's Got Talent

Those Funny Little People is a variety act composed entirely of dancing garden gnomes who are rumored to be so sexually deviant, they've been banned from furry conventions. The troupe keeps advancing on America's Got Talent mainly because Judge Piers Morgan absolutely hates them, so Sharon Osbourne and Howie Mandel keep voting them through. And, well, it never stops being hilarious! View »


The Best Videos of the WeekWatching a Guitar Be Played from Inside the Guitar Is Trippy

Kyle Jones, a guitarist, had the clever idea of recording himself playing guitar from inside his guitar. He didn't expect to see the guitar strings turn into wacky, wavy and shapely lines. It's crazy. And it's thanks to the iPhone. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekJustin Timberlake At The All-Star Game: Drunk, Sarcastic, Drunk-Sarcastic, Or Just Obnoxious?

Justin Timberlake has redeemable qualities. He can sing and dance, he is a good SNL host, and he reportedly even has feelings. So no matter your opinion of the former boy band front-teen, he deserves some credit for agreeing to a live-broadcast television interview last night, and — instead of using that time to promote his new, terrible film — drunkenly making fun of Joe Buck on air. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekBesides Exercises, This Game Has Breast Physics and a Sexy Voice

When Shape Boxing 2 originally went on sale, giant boob idol and former Sega arcade spokesgirl Megumi appeared in the game's commercials. At the time, I thought this was because she'd lost a lot of weight after having a child. View »


The Best Videos of the WeekDavid Letterman Probes Emma Watson About Her Booze Intake

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 comes out Friday, so naturally we'll be seeing its stars all over TV this week. Emma Watson got the ball rolling on tonight's Late Show, where she was asked by David Letterman about co-star Daniel Radcliffe's recent admission that he's a recovering alcoholic. Then, Letterman spent two minutes pestering Watson for the details of her own alcohol use. Awkward! View »