Top videos: Swift touchdown, world’s cutest parade and a scary bear ruins a picnic

This week, a political heavyweight stepped down and Taylor Swift put the NFL on the map with her fans.

The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam has entered an unlikely partnership, while the cutest sheep in the world were out with bells on.

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Dan Andrews steps down

This week, Dan Andrews announced his resignation as Victoria’s longest-serving Labor premier and Australia’s longest-serving incumbent leader.

Taylor Swift turns heads at the NFL

Taylor Swift attended a Kansas City Chiefs and Chicago Bears game this week and saw rumoured flame Travis Kelce score a touchdown while she was sitting next to his mother.

John Green’s UN speech

Author John Green gave a passionate speech at the United Nations about tuberculosis, saying the cure is not where the disease is.


My speech at the United Nations High Level Meeting on Tuberculosis. Thanks to @unitednations for the footage. Let’s get the cure to where the disease is.

♬ original sound – John Green – John Green

Pokemon teams up with Van Gogh

To celebrate 50 years, the Van Gogh Museum is teaming up with Pokemon.

The unlikely yet delightful partnership hopes to help younger generations get to know Vincent Van Gogh’s work.

Models rock frocks that glow

At Paris Fashion week, models walked down the runway with lit-up terrariums for Undercover’s Spring 2024 collection.

Some were filled with live butterflies, others with flowers, but the results were stunning and left the internet in awe.


Bringing the drama to ParisFashionWeek, #Undercover lit up their SS24 collection – giving fresh meaning to the phrase City of Lights. #TikTokFashion

♬ оригинальный звук – PHONK MVP

Bear crashes picnic

A black bear arrived at a birthday picnic in Mexico this week and gobbled up the food as Silvia Macías shielded her son, Santiago.

Macías said Santiago has Down syndrome and is “very afraid of animals”, which is why she is covering his eyes, hoping he would not scream and prompt the bear to react.

Fall Out Boy on fire

Fall Out Boy performed their cover of Billy Joel’s We Didn’t Start the Fire, while on fire.

The band performed at the iHeartRadio festival and the verses of the song have been updated to make the song relevant to 2023.


@Fall Out Boy play ‘We Didn’t Start The Fire’ at #iheartfestival2023 for the first time live AND ON FIRE!!! 🔥🙌🏼🔥 Never been so impressed!! 😱 #falloutboy #fire #performance #livemusic

♬ original sound – iHeartRadio Canada

Kevin Bacon spins around

In an unlikely spin on a viral TikTok trend, Kevin Bacon was spun around by Penn Badgley this week.

Bacon did the trend previously, where he spun around a plastic goat to Taylor Swift’s hit august.


Summer nostaligia w/ @Kevin Bacon on @Podcrushed OUT NOW #podcrushed #kevinbacon

♬ original sound – Mikaela Bisson

Check your smoke alarms!

Tūrangi Fire Brigade put out a catchy and important public safety announcement this week.

The firies danced alongside other emergency workers, and while Tūrangi is in New Zealand, Aussies should also take note.


Do you have working smoke alarms? 🔥🚨 We’ve teamed up with our local Police and Hato Hone St John colleagues to remind you to check your smoke alarms. 🚒🚓🚑 A fire can be fatal within three minutes, and you can’t smell smoke when you’re asleep. Working smoke alarms are the most important way to prepare for the possibility of a fire! 🔥 #tūrangifire #tgifirey #tūrangiproud #nz #newzealand #firetok #firefightertiktok #firefighter #firefighters #smokealarmssavelives

♬ push the button – sounds ini

World’s cutest crowd

A flock of Valais Blacknose sheep made their way through a village in the Swiss Alps this week. They were heading, with bells on, to an annual grading event.


A flock of #Valaisblacknosesheep making their way through a Swiss village for their annual grading event 🐑🔔 #switzerland🇨🇭 #Farmlife #Irishfarm

♬ original sound – BoPeep Valais Blacknose

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