Viral Videos of the Week

In Viral Videos of the Week, we pick out all the viral internet sensations that have got people talking this week. Expect dancing granddads, crazy new tech developments, epic fails and of course the occasional cat video…

In this week’s Viral Videos, Darth Vader impales himself, Arnie takes on a bus, and Max Verstappen goes skiing – in his car…

1. Watch Darth Vader cut himself down to size

The world really has gone Star Wars crazy (again), so much so that two guys dressing up as Darth Vader and Obi Wan and play-fighting in the street is perfectly normal (again). What isn’t so normal, is when Vader accidentally lightsabers himself in an area he really didn’t want to, then gets attacked by a random dog. And of course, it was all filmed for the Internet’s amusement.

2. Watch what you really shouldn’t do with a Formula 1 car

It’s true that Formula 1 drivers are a different breed, thriving on the thrill and daredevil excitement of taking corners at near 200mph. But what happens when even that’s not enough? Well, if you’re Toro Rosso’s Max Verstappen, you take a Red Bull F1 car, give it snow chains, and drive it down a ski slope. Obviously.

3. Watch Arnold Schwarzenegger take on an Edinburgh bus

You might think that at 68-years-old, Arnold Schwarzenegger might be getting on a bit in the world to be giving it the action man act. But it appears he feels as invincible as ever, if a recent trip to Edinburgh is anything to go by. Visiting Scotland for an event, Arnie decided to take a morning bike ride, only he ended up cycling on the wrong side of the road, just in time for a close shave with an oncoming bus…

4. Watch Phil and Holly nurse their hangover on live TV

There’s all-nighters, and there’s all-nighters when you’ve got work in the morning. Enter Phil and Holly from ITV’s This Morning, whose success at the National Television Awards this week saw them toast their Best Live Magazine Show award throughout the night, despite knowing they were required to be back on our screens the very next day. Here’s the result…

5. This is the best way to remove a kid’s tooth

Ok, so we’ve all heard about the old school way of removing a tooth by tying it to the door. But move over grandad, there’s a new technique in town, and it involves a Nerf gun…

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