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Korean Twitch streamer’s house nearly set ablaze by mischievous cat

Published: 17/Jun/2019 23:16 Updated: 17/Jun/2019 23:19

by Virginia Glaze


Twitch is one of the net’s most popular livestreaming platforms, providing a near-constant flood of hilarious and unexpected debacles – one of which almost resulted in a house fire.

Korean Twitch streamer 곧유미장인 (also known as “orhae”) was in the middle of a “Just Chatting” stream on June 16 when she made an attempt to call her cat, who wasn’t in her streaming room at the time.

However, upon opening her door, she quickly realized that something was amiss: after scooting her chair closer to the threshold, she noticed that her stove had been turned on, setting what looked to be a plastic package ablaze.

Orhae, TwitchStreamer ‘Orhae’s’ broadcast was interrupted by her furry friend, who’d decided to turn on the stovetop while she was busy.

Orhae quickly rinsed the package off in the bathroom, wafting smoke away in the kitchen as she exclaimed in obvious shock.

According to commenters on Reddit, the streamer’s cat had turned on her infrared stove, accidentally setting the package ablaze – with the culprit seen strutting along the floor as Orhae cleans up her kitchen.

This wouldn’t be the first time a cat has caused a veritable “catastrophe” during a live stream, by far; Twitch streamer ‘itsjustj0rd’ had his broadcast interrupted by his own furry friend on June 14, who ended up ending the stream, thanks to its playful antics.

That’s not all; another streamer’s cat accidentally caused a shocking nip-slip on camera, after struggling to get out of its owner’s arms.

  • Read More:  Overwatch pro Felix ‘xQc’ Lengyel isn’t exempt from feline festivities, with his cat likewise interrupting a broadcast on June 15.

    Lengyel was in the middle of a joint stream when his microphone suddenly went crazy, causing his partner to laugh out loud and ask what was going on.

    “Oh, no, the cat stepped on it,” xQc explained, referring to his audio mixer.

    Whether you love them or hate them, one thing’s for certain; cats sure know how to make a stream interesting.


Baby Shark set to overtake Despacito as YouTube’s most viewed video

Published: 21/Oct/2020 21:33

by Virginia Glaze


As the net’s most popular video-sharing platform, YouTube boasts a significant amount of record-breaking releases — but one of its most-viewed videos could upend a major streak on the site that has lasted for quite some time.

Despacito — the music video for Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi’s viral song of the same name — has reigned as YouTube’s most-viewed video since 2017, becoming the first video to reach three billion views in August of that year.

Since then, it has stayed at the top of YouTube’s most-viewed videos list at seven billion views, having become somewhat of a meme and an all-around easy listening experience for speakers of any language.

However, it seems that Despacito’s reign as YouTube’s top-viewed upload could be coming to an end in the near future, as another viral sensation is quickly creeping up behind — and it goes by the name ‘Baby Shark.’

Although the Baby Shark song has been around since before YouTube was even created, it surprisingly surged to popularity in the past few years after being uploaded by South Korean YouTube channel ‘Pinkfong’ in 2016.

While the initial video for the song — also made by Pinkfong — was uploaded in 2015, the Baby Shark Dance has become somewhat of a cultural phenomenon, with many parents around the globe becoming all-too familiar with the tune that drives kids wild.

Baby Shark Dance currently sits at 6.9 billion YouTube views, and could be set to reach or overtake Despacito at any moment — especially after YouTube star Mr Beast pointed it out on Twitter.

Baby Shark isn’t just breaking records on YouTube; the song also made it into the Billboard Hot 100 in 2019, breaking out at number 32 thanks to a 2013 change that took online viewership of songs into account.

Considering the song’s popularity among children, it doesn’t come as too big of a surprise that it might topple Despacito’s long-standing rule on YouTube, hearkening back to an earlier time when PewDiePie fought against T-Series to gain the most subscribers for a single channel on the platform.