The Best Videos Of The Week

Maybe you were swamped at the office this week and couldn't check your favourite video sites. Or maybe you could use a distraction. Whatever the case, we've got you covered. Here are some of the best videos we watched during the week that was.

Real Mario Kart on the Streets of Tokyo, Drawing Huge Crowds

The dudes from Japanese car site Cliccar get out of their boring civvies and got dressed up as Mario and Luigi. Then, they hopped in two street legal X-Karts and took to the avenues and boulevards of Tokyo. View »

Watch us take a SWAT truck to a McDonald's drive-thru

I'd have no reservations about taking the Pit-Bull VX armoured SWAT truck to a gunfight, but the local McDonald's drive-thru presented a unique challenge. View »

The Avengers Trailer Is Full of Explosions and Iron Man and Awesome and The Hulk

It'll take a lot to screw this up: Iron Man, Captain America, The Hulk and a handful of other extremely cool heroes in uniform, all blowing things up together wonderfully. View »

Look Everyone, It's the Hero of Legend: Zelda!

Why is it called The Legend of Zelda when Link's the one doing all the work? Just wait until Samus hears about this; she'll be pissed. View »

What it's like on board the stranded New Zealand cargo ship

A salvage crew from Maritime New Zealand's helicoptered onto the abandoned cargo ship Rena, hoping to determine whether oil can be pumped from the ship before it breaks apart. View »

Watch a Baby Treat a Magazine Like an iPad — The Crazy Future

This is perfectly even mix of completely adorable and completely frightening. Adorable, because, well, it's a baby being cute and infantile. Frightening because her mushy baby brain's already been transformed by an iPad. View »

Crazy Christians Say Pokémon Are "Oriental Demons", Minecraft's "Distracting"

Minecraft, congratulations! You've officially arrived. Religious nuts are railing against you. View »

In his front yard, this man built America's largest private racetrack

Alan Wilzig is just like you and me. He has a family, he loves cars and motorcycles and he's got a mile-long, 40-foot-wide full racetrack in his front yard. View »

Watch a Cute Cat Fight a Hair Dryer's Invisible Hot Air (Updated)

Cats always have a mind of their own and they're not afraid to show it. So if you blow hot air in their face with a hair dryer, they'll try to smack the beejizzle out of the air. View »

Sonic Versus Three Generations of Rivals and Bosses

With two decade's worth of games to pick from, these are some of the gigantic bosses and wily rivals Sonic and Sonic will be taking on in next month's Sonic Generations. View »

Watch A NASCAR Legend Freak Out In An V8 Supercar

Darrell Waltrip won Nascar's Winston Cup three times and stands fourth in race wins among all Nascar drivers. Yet it only took half a lap in a V8 Supercar around Mount Panorama to unleash his inner Snagglepuss. View »

Watch A $US2.5 Million Dollar Yacht Sink on Her Maiden Voyage

Since China has a ton of people making a ton of money these days, they're just spending it wildly. Like buying $US2.5 million yachts that don't work. As the yacht was entering the water for the first time, it started sinking and eventually capsized. View »

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