Digital Trends’ top 5 viral videos for January 14, 2011

We are back with a new selection of videos to tickle your fancy. These videos are not all from this week, but they all made us laugh or caused our jaws to drop recently. Enjoy!

Amy Walker: Woman of 1,000 accents!

Well, technically it is just 21 accents, but it is still impressive. This video is actually a few years old, but it has floated back to the surface of the viral video ocean, and is worth the watch. After watching the video, it is ok to try to speak to someone in a new accent. You know you want to.

By Crikey! Even the floods in Australia are bigger!

A recent flood in and around Australia’s third largest city, Brisbane, was a tragic reminder of the devastating power of nature. It also made for some awesome video of stuff getting’ destroyed.

New clip from the upcoming show Portlandia: Did you read?

Being based in Portland, this clip quickly made the way around the Digital Trends office. The show itself, Portlandia, is due to premiere on IFC next Friday, but clips have begun to find their way online. You don’t have to know Portland to appreciate the comedy, but if you do you probably know a few people eerily similar to these two.

Still Lovin’ it?

Digital Trends’ very own PR guru, Jeff, tried a little experiment a few years back that he recently edited and tossed online. When Morgan Spurlock’s Super Size Me hit the theaters, most left the theater preaching the evils of McDonald’s, swearing that they would never again step under the golden arches. Some kept their resolve for days, weeks, and months, some even swore off the Big Mac forever. Others…well, they didn’t make it quite as far.

The Frontier is Everywhere

Behold! Earth and stuff. This fan made video is by Michael Marantz, who then used the words of Carl Sagan to highlight the beauty and potential of the human race. It is a message to NASA, who will hopefully one day get their s#@* together. It is a sad commentary that the NASA Facebook page has under 300,000 fans, while Lady Gaga has over 26 million.

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