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It’s time for this week’s viral videos. Get through the week with a look at these videos. After scouring YouTube and online for the most viewed and shared videos of the week, here is a list of the top five viral videos. Videos included have been listed due to the high number of sharing through social media. The list consists of videos of a surprise for one robber, an epic welcome speech, a new look at a superhero movie, a technique parents can use, and elders give advice for a particular singer.
1. Brazilian armed robber
When an armed robber walked into a convenience store, he thought that he would walk out with some money for himself and his motorcycle partner. Instead, he and his accomplice were surprised when an employee had another idea. A surveillance camera across the street got the whole incident on camera.
2. Georgia Tech welcome speech
Most speeches at school and university ceremonies are dull and boring, but at this year’s Georgia Tech convocation, one student decided to liven it up. Engineer sophomore Nicholas Shelby played 2001: A Space Odyssey as background music as he gives an epic speech that Georgia Tech students can do anything.
3. Everything wrong with Batman
With Ben Affleck announced as the new Batman this past week, YouTube channel CinemaSins counted down the inconsistencies and problems with the Batman Begins movie. The length of the video is six minutes and counted 50 sins. The hilarious overlook gives fans another perspective to look for when watching the film again.
4. How to stop her crying
When children start to cry, most parents try to figure out how to stop the kid from crying. One parent discovered one way to calm his daughter down quickly. The solution: tell her to do simple tasks, to distract from whatever made her cry. From asking what a cow says to kissing some plastic Easter eggs, simple tasks calmed the girl right down.
5. Elders react to Justin Bieber
The people on TheFineBros YouTube channel like to round up a group of people to watch them react to certain things. With this video, they decided to get a group of elderly people and watch several clips of recent Justin Bieber antics including getting booed onstage, filming himself shirt-less, and going to the bathroom in a bucket. To sum it up, they were not pleased with how he is acting out.