With a basic formula, quick edits, a short length and silly dancing, the Harlem Shake video meme is sweeping the Internet. The original dance video is closing in on 5 million views with many of the parodies netting millions more.
Harlem Shake original
UGA Men's Swim & Dive Harlem Shake
Harlem Shake v3 (office edition)
The Harlem Shake v1 (TSCS original)
Harlem Shake (original army edition)
Harlem Shake v4 (Firefighter Edition)
Harlem Shake (Matt and Kim Edition)
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Scientists home in on the real ‘fat gene’
If you’re a student of fat — and who isn’t these days? - you know that the FTO gene is the gene thought to be most responsible for some people’s inherited propensity to become obese. Well, forget that.
Number of millionaires in U.S. reaches a new high
There are more millionaires in the United States than ever before.
Shale activities on hold after fifth Poland Township quake
Shale activities in Poland Township remained at a standstill Wednesday, after the area experienced its fifth earthquake in about 24 hours early Tuesday.
Crimea’s parliament pushes for independence
As the campaign increased for tension-filled Crimea to split off from Ukraine in a weekend referendum and join Russia, the region’s parliament said Tuesday that if voters approve the move it would first declare itself an independent state, a maneuver that could de-escalate the standoff between Moscow and the West.
Malaysian military: Missing jet changed course
The missing Boeing 777 jetliner changed course over the sea, crossed Malaysia and reached the Strait of Malacca — hundreds of miles from its last position recorded by civilian authorities, Malaysian military officials said Tuesday, citing military radar data.
Couple eyewitnesses to unrest in Ukraine
A trip to the Ukraine designed to build a family also made Laurie and Mike Trinko witnesses to history.
Number of uninsured Americans decline
The share of Americans without health insurance is dropping to the lowest levels since President Barack Obama took office, but sign-ups under his health care law lag among Hispanics — a big pool of potential beneficiaries.
Stolen passports probed in Malaysian plane mystery
Authorities questioned travel agents Monday at a beach resort in Thailand about two men who boarded the vanished Malaysia Airlines plane with stolen passports, part of a growing international investigation into what they were doing on the flight.
China continues to torture confessions out of people
The local Chinese official remembers the panic he felt in Room 109. He had refused to confess to bribery he says he didn’t commit, and his Communist Party interrogators were forcing his legs apart.
Gettysburg wax museum selling historical figures
A life-sized animatronic Abe Lincoln is among the historical figures and tableau scenes from a Gettysburg wax museum set to hit the auction block just months after the town celebrated the 150th anniversary of his “Gettysburg Address.”
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