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Funny, entertaining and sometimes newsy videos

October 14, 2013
Pumpkin growers gather in Half Moon Bay for annual pumpkin weigh-off

Square pumpkins and more as the competition heats up.

September 26, 2013
Baboon gets 'handsy' during reporter's live shot

Fox40 reporter plays it off.

September 23, 2013
Funny: 'BatDad' teaches children lessons in amazing Vine videos

'BatDad' is a hilarious Vine account that has racked up over 4 million views on YouTube. The father of four dons his Batman mask to teach his kids about everything from punctuality to etiquette.

September 18, 2013
Students protest removal of wrecking ball sculpture they rode in parody of Miley Cyrus video

For years, students have taken a ride on a giant pendulum sculpture that hangs from a cable and is a landmark at Grand Valley State University in Michigan. But because of Miley Cyrus' music video 'Wrecking Ball,' where she swings on a wrecking ball naked, the university has seen an influx of students doing the same thing, and officials decided to take it down for safety reasons. Students are now protesting the removal of the wrecking ball.

September 7, 2013
Broken things and flames as twerking video shoot goes bad

A young woman shooting a video of her enthusiastic version of twerking for her boyfriend escapes injury when the whole enterprise crashes and burns.


August 30, 2013
Highlights from the Internet Cat Video Festival

August 25, 2013
'Awkward Years' blog goes viral

A Utah woman's "Awkward Years" blog, where guests submit pictures of themselves now with a picture from an awkward age in the past, goes viral.

See the "Awkward Years Project" web site here.

August 21, 2013
Viral: Epic welcoming speech for entering Georgia Tech students

Georgia Tech sophomore Nicholas Selby's speech for entering freshman students has gone viral. Does it fire you up or make you cringe?

August 21, 2013
'Honey Boo Boo' stars turn gladiators

Sisters Anna and Lauryn "Pumpkin" Shannon entertain their family with a special feats of strength exercise on the next "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo."

August 11, 2013
Man dances his way through sobriety field test

Here's the raw version of a man pulled over for drunken driving and dancing for officers.

Here's a news report explaining the back story.

August 3, 2013
Hungry bear makes off with loaded Dumpster

A bear found a good place for food, pulling a loaded Dumpster from behind a Colorado restaurant.


July 3, 2013
Sacramento student pens, performs 'Man Cave' song on YouTube

Take a listen. After being told about this video, we posted it because it's a couple kids from Sacramento Waldorf School. And because I couldn't get the chorus out of mind after listening. The song and music was written by Justin Kolas, and the cinematography and editing Dylan McElligott.

June 3, 2013
Thunder boom startles Yankees dugout

Big boys scared. Who can blame them? During one of three weather delays at a soaked Yankee Stadium Sunday night, a few players got jumpy in the New York and Boston dugouts when thunder boomed and lightning crackled.

May 15, 2013
Hunter catches flying bird with his hand

Some hunters don't even need to carry guns.

May 4, 2013
Telly Blackwood's latest: Campy defense of gun ownership rights

Telly Blackwood's latest attempt to create buzz and stardom is Off The Hook Television, a collection of videos including "George Washington's Revenge . . . "


May 4, 2013
Telly Blackwood's latest: Campy defense of gun ownership rights

Telly Blackwood's latest attempt to create buzz and stardom is Off The Hook Television, a collection of videos including "George Washington's Revenge . . . "


April 29, 2013
President and Conan: Having fun at White House Correspondents Dinner

Conan O'Brien pokes fun at Politicians and elected officials at White House Correspondents Dinner.

Conan O'Brien makes fun of media.


April 24, 2013
Riding super tall bicycle through town

This is a fun video to watch - hold your breath as he appears to be headed off a pier at the end.

April 11, 2013
People are laughing at 'Reasons My Son is Crying' blog

"Reasons My Son is Crying" is the hilarious viral blog of a father who explains what makes his sons cry. From not being able to eat Buzz Lightyear's head to being unhappy that the refrigerator door is shut, the blog is making waves, and getting laughs, especially among parents. Buzz 60 has more.

April 4, 2013
Raw: Four-year-old snubs Prince William's kiss

A shy four-year-old girl in Glasgow rejected a kiss from Britain's Prince William as he and his wife Kate greeted local residents on Thursday, at the start of a two-day trip to Scotland.

April 1, 2013
Raw: Golfer takes off pants to play out of water

Danish golfer Andreas Harto removes shoes and pants to hit a ball from the waters edge at the Trophee Hassan II European Tour event in Morocco on Sunday.

March 28, 2013
Dumb-crook department: Redding man flubs break-in attempt

Redding police are looking for a suspect who, first, showed his face (and sweet, sweet trousers) to the security camera, then weak-armed a rock into the window before tripping over a parking obstacle, falling on his face then galumphing off into what can only be guessed is either oblivion or, more likely, eventual incarceration.

March 15, 2013
Funny: LA weatherman pranked on live TV

You gotta love live television. KTLA 5 (Los Angeles) weatherman Henry DiCarlo was giving his usual happy wishes for birthdays and anniversaries when the news anchor realized his colleague had been pranked. The anchors begin laughing, and so will you.

January 17, 2013
In time for Sunday's Bacon Fest: Jim Gaffigan

Bacon Fest Sacramento 2 kicks into gear Sunday, with the celebrations of that cured pork belly goodness lasting through Jan. 27 at a variety of regional restaurants. In honor of the sizzling celebration, I post one of my favorite stand-up performances - Jim Gaffigan's bacon skit.

Read the story: Bacon Fest Sacramento expands to 8-day event

January 10, 2013
Invisible driver spooks fast-food workers

Check out the reaction to the invisible driver at the drive-thru, thanks to MagicoRahat.

January 4, 2013
Woman busts a move in airport baggage claim

Although the people around her aren't looking for some reason, she's worth watching.

December 19, 2012
Cop waves, wiggles, whirls through traffic

On the streets of Providence, Rhode Island, the holidays mean the reappearance of Officer Tony Lepore and his 'Dancing Cop' routine. The moves? Born out of boredom.

December 4, 2012
Extreme holiday decorations 2012

Here's a look at some extreme holiday decorations for 2012. We'll try to add more as they come in.

Dancing house with Christmas lights galore.

An upscale Christmas tree lot - buy one for $2,500

What would Christmas 2012 be without ... a Gangnam-sytle light show

The stars help light Rockefeller Center tree


December 4, 2012
Watch hockey fans toss 25,000 Teddy bears to celebrate goal

The Calgary Hitmen of the Western Hockey League in Canada put together a crazy celebration of a goal by having fans throw 25,000 teddy bears on the ice. It's a stunt done annually to highlight local children's charities at Christmas time. Before the game, the team handed out the bears with instructions to let them fly as soon as the Hitmen scored. The cleanup reportedly took nearly 45 minutes - but all for a good cause.

December 4, 2012
Watch hockey fans toss 25,000 Teddy bears to celebrate goal

The Calgary Hitmen of the Western Hockey League in Canada put together a crazy celebration of a goal by having fans throw 25,000 teddy bears on the ice. It's a stunt done annually to highlight local children's charities at Christmas time. Before the game, the team handed out the bears with instructions to let them fly as soon as the Hitmen scored. The cleanup reportedly took nearly 45 minutes - but all for a good cause.

November 17, 2012
Bad basketball in Belgium

A player in Belgium grabs a rebound and decides to go for a shot - missing four times - at his own basket - without success. One of his own teammates tries to block the shot. And why are there so many lines on that court - I'd be confused too!

November 15, 2012
Young girl's Thanksgiving song goes viral

Here it is - the Thanksgiving song that's gone viral for Nicole Westbrook. It was approaching 8 million hits on YouTube at this posting.

November 9, 2012
Late night TV pokes fun at politics

You did your part. You took your right to vote seriously. Now, sit back and enjoy some comedy. "CBS This Morning" takes a look at some funny highlights from late night's television's take on politics in recent weeks.

October 23, 2012
Judge Carrie Ann Inaba takes a tumble off chair on 'Dancing With the Stars'

Gilles Marini's Bodyguard-themed rumba on "Dancing with the Stars" had judge Carrie Ann Inaba on the edge of her seat and later the floor, as she lost a fight with gravity while giving her critique.

October 19, 2012
Romney and Obama joke at white-tie gala

Two funny videos of President Barack Obama and former Gov. Mitt Romney doing standup.

First, Obama:

Now Romney:

October 17, 2012
Too funny: Car jack caught on tape fails as gunman can't drive stick

You can't help chuckling over this one. Video shows a failed car jacking, after the gunman discovered he couldn't drive the stick shift. CBS has the hilarious report.

October 16, 2012
Dad accidentally kicks soccer ball off son's head in backyard

And to think I felt bad when my basketball shot hit off my son's head at age 3 and rolled across the blacktop. Now here's a dad, showing some footy skills, who accidentally kicks a soccer ball hard off his son's head in the back yard. Watch, and I think dads and moms everywhere can relate to all of this.

October 13, 2012
Central Valley Navy pilot wants to take Katy Perry to the ball

After this message was left on the Bee's Facebook page, I am doing my part to get this Central Valley aviator closer to his goal of taking Katy Perry to the West Coast Hornet Ball. The video asking the singer out is topping 22,000 views now. The F-18 pilot is on the heels of a second deployment to Afghanistan and had just enough time to squeeze in this video days before heading to sea aboard the USS Nimitz. Come on Katy! Give him a call.

October 2, 2012
Bikini Basketball Association gears for debut

On the "heels" of the Lingerie Football League, now comes the Bikini Basketball Association. According to the BBA's Twitter handle, there are supposedly eight teams gearing up for the league's debut. Some basketball skill is required. Buzz 60 says it looks like a trend, and asks what's next?

September 25, 2012
iPhone 5 glued to the ground makes people stomp

Here's what do you do with the first iPhone 5 sold in Amsterdam: Glue it to a sidewalk and watch the fun.

September 18, 2012
Viral video: U.S. Naval Academy sailors show off Psy moves

Aye, aye, aye, men. First, SNL, now the U.S. Naval Academy's 22nd Company in Annapolis, Maryland, spoofs South Korean artist Psy's Gangnam Style.

September 13, 2012
Grandpa crashes party, joins dancing; baby keeps falling asleep while being fed in high chair

We got funny clips of the old and the young. Elders first.

Old man crashes a rave, party-goers join in
He busts a move, and you may find his groove better than those younger people around him.

Baby can't stay awake in high chair
Been there, done that.

September 12, 2012
The Martini Shot: Bank robbery suspect tosses cash out SUV; Chris Brown's 'Rihanna' tattoo gets attention; Bad Lip Reading

The Martini Shot is a Hollywood term that describes the final shot of the day before it's a wrap. Sometimes you need three shots.

Bank robbery suspect throws money out of SUV
It's a long video but several times throughout a bank robbery suspect is seen tossing money out the window of an SUV Wednesday. It's pretty funny.

August 30, 2012
The Martini Shot: Stingray nearly jumps out of tank for food

The Martini Shot is a Hollywood term that describes the final shot of the day before it's a wrap. Just a fun ending to the day: A mother and her baby dangling food over a stingray tank gives them a surprise.

August 23, 2012
Man rides teeny tiny bicycle; rafting on an air mattress; prince races Olympian swimmer

Man rides mini bike
In Russia, a man takes out a very small bike and rides it down the street.

Raw video: Air mattress raft ride
Three men took advantage of flooding in the Las Vegas area to go raft riding on an air mattress. Authorities eventually made them stop. Read the related story here.

Raw video: Prince Harry vegas swim race
Britain's Prince Harry raced U.S. Olympic Gold Medal Swimmer Ryan Lochte during a Las Vegas pool party. The video is really grainy but you get the general atmosphere at the pool. The Prince's visit has received a great deal of media attention after nude photos of him surfaced.

August 22, 2012
Man falls off scooter while showing off

OK, don't try this - for this very reason. A man on a scooter tries showing off by doing a wheelie but the scooter flips and sends him falling onto the pavement. The crowd applauds.

August 16, 2012
Viral video: NASA's 'Sexy And I Know It' parody about Mars Curiosity

Just when I thought I was tired of LMFAO and "Call Me Maybe" parodies, the engineers and scientists at NASA come up with a totally entertaining spoof of "Sexy and I Know It." It features the Mohawk Guy, of whom you can read more about in this story on the new "Geek Chic.". This is a very entertaining video.

August 8, 2012
Hillary Clinton boogies down in South Africa

Well, it's not as bad as Elaine on "Seinfeld." U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gets her groove on in Johannesburg, dancing as partygoers cheer her on at a dinner hosted by South African Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

August 7, 2012
The Martini Shot: Baby fights to stay awake

The Martini Shot is a Hollywood term that describes the final shot of the day before it's a wrap. Today, we give you a clip of a baby fighting to stay awake. It could be any of us at 2:30 in the afternoon, right?

August 7, 2012
Man gets stuck in highway traffic ... in a shopping cart

A Russian man ties up traffic in an unusual way - and seems not to disturbed over the entire episode.

August 4, 2012
Funny video: Will Ferrell cries over K-Stew scandal

The funnyman calls Kristen Stewart a "Trampire" for cheating on Robert Pattinson. Check out his hilarious emotional outburst on Conan's show.



About Video Break

David Caraccio is a Sacramento native and online news editor with over 23 years of journalism experience. A graduate of San Diego State University, he enjoys finding and viewing videos worth watching. Email: dcaraccio@sacbee.com. On Twitter: @DavidCaraccio. Phone: (916) 321-1125.

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