Staff picks: Viral videos

YouTube celebrates its eighth birthday today as the first video uploaded to the site happened on April 24, 2005. Now with millions of unique visits a day on YouTube and billions of page views, it's hard to picture a time without cat videos on demand, flash mobs invading public places and double rainbows going all the way. Here are some of StarNet's favorite viral videos.

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