video: October 2012 Archives
With Halloween fast approaching there are going to be plenty of people claiming to have a great Halloween scare trick… they wont be as good as magician Rich Ferguson.
Ferguson has scored an internet hit with a video of him performing a head drop trick on the streets of his home town San Luis Obispo.
Click play and enjoy… just try not to lose your head.
A family in Albuquerque have been left puzzled after a stranger repeatedly climbed onto their porch in the early morning … to rearrange their patio furniture.
CCTV footage shows the unknown woman walking past the home, noticing that the family have rejected her new layout and put the furniture back, and then doing it again.
The Dentandts from New Mexico said: "It's been funny but it's kind of creepy to know that someone is coming on our property."
In a bid to promote their new monitors, LG decided to scare office workers by fitting the displays to the floor of an elevator and making it look like it was collapsing.
A video which has gone viral online shows the response of unwitting elevator-travelers as the panels of the floor beneath their feet, appear to fall down the lift shaft.
As you would imagine there is much gasping, jumping and looks of horror before people realise they are not really going to die.
Or that's what the video claims to show, but many people claim the video is faked and the people in the lift are actors - pointing to reflected green-screens and other apparent filming blunders.
Unsuspecting rail travelers at Antwerp Central station in Belgium were recently challenged to spend a minute as James Bond in a bid to win exclusive tickets for the movie SKYFALL.
After using a Coke Zero machine in the station, travelers were asked via a touchscreen if they wanted to win exclusive tickets to SKYFALL.
Once they had entered their name they were then told they had 70 seconds to get to platform 6. It shouldn't have been too difficult, but organisers had made it harder by introducing obstacles which needed navigating.
As the Bond theme was plays the would-be Bonds had to make their way past men carrying sheets of glass, fruit-stalls falling over, joggers, dogs, and an attractive woman who wanted to stop them
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to jump into a frozen swimming pool? Well this man did… and something tells us he won't be doing it again.
Wearing his swimming trunk despite the chilly weather the would-be stuntman pull a series of poses worthy of Usian Bolt before dive-bombing on the ice.
But despite his best efforts, the man failed to break the ice and landed with a big thump before painfully sliding across the pool.
A video of a pair of twins falling asleep in their plates of spaghetti has become an online hit … as well it should.
22-month-old brothers who are sitting in high-chairs at a restaurant initially try to keep their eyes open as then enjoy their spaghetti bolognese. But tiredness soon wins over and the pair bob up and down, getting the messy sauce all over their faces.
Writing on YouTube mother Johanne Stetka said: "After a long morning of playing in the pool and building sand castles on the beach my twins could not stay awake to finish their lunch.
They were trying really hard and were really enjoying their food as you can see. Sleep v.s. tasty spaghetti.. sleep won!
When QVC presenter Cassie Slane fainted on live TV while talking about a new tablet computer, her colleague and co-host wasn't going to stop him making the sale, he carried on like nothing had happened.
So despite Slane pounding her chest and falling face-first onto the table while chatting about the FabTab Pro Tablet, Dan Hughes continued to talk about its features.
When the camera cut from the live footage to a product shot, you could almost hear the sound of Slane being dragged out of view before producers cut back to the studio.
Cassie Slane is said to now be fine and the collapse has been attributed to low blood sugar. Writing on Facebook she said: "Thanks to everyone for your kind words. I am feeling a lot better today!"
CCTV footage has shown the moment a callous thief stole an iPhone from a 20-month-old baby, which had been given it to watch a cartoon.
Little Luella Reid had been handed the expensive phone to keep her quiet while out shopping in Ormskirk, Lancs and was watching Barney The Dinosaur.
But when the mothers back was turned, a man who had followed them into the store reached into the pram and grabbed the Apple iPhone.
Lancashire Police are now appealing for anyone who recognizes the man in the video to come forward.
What would you do if confronted by a giant black bear? If you're anything like us the answer probably involves much screaming and running, but not this woman … she shouted at him to go away.
A video showing exactly what happened when a bear paid a visit to Nishanto Grillo's home has been viewed by more than 500,000 people since being uploaded to YouTube.
In the footage the bear can be seen walking across the garden, before making it's way up some steps and onto the porch looking for food.
But rather than discover a tasty treat the bear was confronted by Nishanto shouting: "Get down right now! No! No! No! Down." rather wisely he did
Parents will try anything to stop their baby from crying, but we'd love to know how many failed attempts it took before these parents realized the Star Wars theme tune would calm their crying baby.
A video, which has gone viral on YouTube, shows the screaming baby called Sebastian instantly calm down when a mobile phone playing the Star Wars theme tune is placed in his cot.
Writing on YouTube Sebastians parents wrote: "We discovered by accident that the Star Wars Theme Song has magical abilities to calm the baby down. He was screaming and crying in the car one day, and the MP3 player started playing this song and he just stopped.
"Then, every time after that when he'd be crying for no reason (we knew his diaper was clean, tummy was full, etc.) and we'd play this song, he'd perk right up.