Digital Trends’ top 5 viral videos of the week, December 3, 2010

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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! A collection of some of the more insane sports tricks around Each week we tend to add a video or two of people showing off their sporting acumen. This week we decided to offer a clip of several of them at once. Enjoy!

Danny MacAskill’s Morning Commute

Sometimes the morning commute can be a real pain. So instead of waiting in traffic, why not ride on the side of a wall? Sure, physics are kind of an issue, but if Danny MacAskill can do it, so can you. Actually, that probably isn’t true at all. So instead of breaking your face in an attempt at doing some sick bike tricks, check out MacAskill instead.

Epic Cat Fight

Alone, facing three enemies who begin to circle you. The danger music kicks in, and then a fight for survival begins! Such is the life or death struggle caught on tape as a cat is jumped by another feline and two punk a** birds, looking for a little species payback. When the music from Predators kicks in, you know it is on.

Extreme P.O.V. Helmet Cam

Not everyone is able (or insane enough) to pull off tricks on a dirt bike after hitting a huge jump and hoping that gravity isn’t mad at you, so this video might be the next best thing. The video below is a highlight reel of some clips of insanity caught on a point-of-view headset camera.

Mike Wilson Takes Rope Swings to the Next Level

Remember back when you were a kid, and the summer heat drove you to the local river or lake? It wasn’t long before someone either found or made a rope or tire swing, which tended to highlight those halcyon days of our youths. But some kids never grow up, they just get older. No longer satiated with a weak old tire swing, Mike Wilson decided that what better way to enjoy a beautiful cliff face overlooking the water, than by risking life and limb and jumping off it?

Worst Band Ever

Music is subjective, and one man’s favorite could be another’s torture. Just look at country music. But then there is this band, which seems to have mastered Rock Band expert level song, and thought that they were ready to go public. They weren’t. When the singer does his best Roger Waters impersonation and screams at around the 2:50 mark, the music world screams with him.

Bonus Video of the Week

What is a Hoe?

This is just something that made us lol. Dude totally got robbed.


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