Our top picks for the best viral videos this week range from shocking to adorable. One baby struts the streets in his chic diaper while another smokes cigarettes (seriously!); a little girl who loves life puts a smile on our faces with her daily affirmation while a baby girl makes us smile by flying around in an Iron Man suit; and one of the coolest stop motion animations you’ve ever seen simulates 80s style video games on a desktop. We hope you enjoy these clips as much as we do!
Toddler Who Smokes Two Packs of Cigarettes Per Day!
Let’s start with what is perhaps one of the most shocking and disturbing videos of all time. Ardi Rizal, a 2-year old Indonesian toddler smokes two packs of cigarettes a day. According to the video’s description on YouTube, this kid’s dad gave him his first cigarette at 18 months and says that Ardi “cries and throws tantrums when we don’t let him smoke.” However, his father says, “I’m not worried about his health, he looks healthy.”
Yeah, this kid is the poster boy for healthy looking toddlers…
If that last video left a bad taste in your mouth, this next video is sure to make you feel a little better. This Iron Man parody, created by animation master Patrick Boivin, stars his baby girl as “Iron Baby.” The video was uploaded yesterday and already has over 400,000 views.
Jessica’s Daily Affirmation
This week we’re all about cute baby and kid videos. ‘Jessica’s Daily Affirmation’ was at the top of the charts this week in the kid video department, gleaning over 2 million views in the past week.
JWT for Huggies: I’ve Got Chic in My Pants
This new ad for Huggies features the limited addition Huggies Jean Diaper – “The coolest you’ll look pooping your pants.” It shows a baby turning heads as he walks the streets in his Huggies Jean Diaper. The one-liners in this clip are priceless – “When it’s a number 2, I look like number 1.”
My Desk is 8-Bit
This clip is one of the best stop motion animations I’ve seen in a long time. It illustrates what an 80s style video game might look like in stop motion. The video has really taken off on Vimeo in the last few days and currently has just over 83,000 views, but it’s sure to get many more over the next days and weeks.