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Digital Trends’ top 5 viral videos for December 31, 2010

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!

No top 5 videos next week due to our ongoing CES coverage, but we will return in two weeks.

A Blizzard, Seen Over 20 Hours

As you may have heard, or perhaps even experienced, the Northeast recently received a bit of snow. A whole, huge, bit of snow. Several feet of it. So, ok, probably more than a bit. In the video below, the storm is seen through a time lapse camera that- well, it is snow piling up, there really isn’t much more explanation needed, but it is an amazing reminder at how nature just kinda tolerates us–most of the time.

Creepy Taiwanese News Station Recreates the Accidents from the Spider-Man Musical

Even after seeing several of these, even after months have passed, no one is entirely sure if these are meant to be taken seriously or as jokes. Either way, they are creepy and kind of funny. The newest video of the bunch is highlighting the numerous accidents that have plagued the test run of the upcoming Broadway musical, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.

Lord Vader Probably Rides the Subway for Free

Last week we posted a Star Wars holiday special in the viral clips, but following the good cheer and all that junk, it is back to business for Darth Vader and the Imperial Forces. A comedy troop from New York decided to take the somewhat well known story of Star Wars on the road. The first stop was the New York subway.

What the 1982 Tron Holiday Special Might Have Looked Like

The Tron love is still flowing strong, despite the new movie bringing in less than Disney had hoped. In fact, it is so popular that the website Funny or Die decided to create a look at what a Tron Holiday Special, in the vein of the wildly horrible Star Wars Holiday Special, might have been like.

Xbox Kinect Fail

Yes, it may be fake, and yes, it might be somewhat mean. And yet it is also awesome. It is a paradox.

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