YouTube has released its Top Trending Music Videos of 2013, Here's the Top 5:
1. "Gentleman", Psy . . . with nearly 600 million views
2. "Wrecking Ball", Miley Cyrus . . . with nearly 400 million views
3. "We Can't Stop", Miley Cyrus . . . with over 305 million views
4. "Roar", Katy Perry . . . with 255 million views
5. "Just Give Me a Reason", Pink featuring Nate Ruess . . . 237 million views
(You can find the complete Top 25 at YouTube.com.)
YouTube has (also) released its Top Trending Viral Videos of 2013 . . . Here's the Top 5:
1. Ylvis' video for "The Fox (What Does The Fox Say?)"
2. The original army edition of "Harlem Shake"
3. "How Animals Eat Their Food" . . . that silly video where some guy dramatically shows his friend how various animals . . . well . . . eat their food.
4. The "Chatroulette" version of Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball"
5. "Baby & Me" . . . that goofy Evian water commercial where people see themselves as babies in a store window
(You can find all the videos at YouTube.com, naturally.)
(They also have more Top 10 lists, for the most viral videos in various categories . . . like "Education," "Geek," "Sports," "Pranks," "Parodies," "News," "Food," and "Gaming." Browse through those, here.)
(Finally, there's a list of the Top Trending Channels. The #1 channel is "PewDiePie", which is run by a Swedish guy who's actually pretty annoying.)
(After a few random "comedy" channels, RIHANNA'S account is #4 . . . followed by
(The channels run by Ellen DeGeneres, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Miley Cyrus, Psy, and Justin Bieber also finished in the Top 20.)
A new survey pinpointed the EXACT time when fighting over the holidays is at its peak. And it happens at . . . on Christmas Day.
Two-thirds of people say there's absolutely NO CHANCE their family will get through the day without at least one solid argument. Here are the top eight things we fight about during the holidays.
1. Who gets to control the TV remote.
2. Who has to wash the dishes.
3. Cheating at board games.
4. What to eat for Christmas dinner.
5. How the tree should be decorated.
6. How the house should be decorated.
7. Who has to COOK dinner.
8. Bad Christmas presents.
A new survey came up with the top 10 gifts that men and women
Men don't want: Socks, a bad sweater, books they've already read, cheap cologne or toiletries, slippers, a mug, a calendar, chocolate, a handkerchief, or second-hand stuff.
Women don't want: Cheap perfume or toiletries, cheap jewelry, make-up that isn't right for them, a bad sweater, candles, second-hand stuff, books they've already read, chocolate, a scarf, or a calendar.
So what SHOULD you get someone? A separate study in the "Journal of Consumer Research" says you shouldn't try to come up with unique gift ideas for everyone . . . you'll just end up overthinking it and FAILING.
Instead, come up with