Top 10 (Funny) Self-Defense Videos

Ahh, the art of self-defense. Important to study, fun to laugh at. While we don't want to get defensive about our choices, this Top 10, is, of course, subjective. We hope at least one makes you giggle. A note of caution: there is some violence in some of these, albeit mostly fake, so we'll apply a PG-13 rating.


Cute bit here originally found on Funny or Die.


Chelsea Handler "˜tries' her hand at Krav Maga, the Israeli version of self-defense.


I especially like the maneuver with the glasses in this one.


This one takes the prize for funniest actor playing the part of the attackee (Yeah, just coined that word).


Classic "˜Reverse' Self Defense here gets extra points for using "Menah Menah" as the underscore.


This poor guy doesn't even know what's coming.


Self Defense for Ladies


The alternative Grab from the Back in this one is priceless.


What list would be complete without Monty Python? Here is their classic Self Defense Against Fruit.


This hilarious one from, the brilliant minds behind Mystery Team.

Bonus vid

Jim Carrey's funny Self Defense against a knife attack.

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Netflix's Most-Binged Shows of 2017, Ranked

Netflix might know your TV habits better than you do. Recently, the entertainment company's normally tight-lipped number-crunchers looked at user data collected between November 1, 2016 and November 1, 2017 to see which series people were powering through and which ones they were digesting more slowly. By analyzing members’ average daily viewing habits, they were able to determine which programs were more likely to be “binged” (or watched for more than two hours per day) and which were more often “savored” (or watched for less than two hours per day) by viewers.

They found that the highest number of Netflix bingers glutted themselves on the true crime parody American Vandal, followed by the Brazilian sci-fi series 3%, and the drama-mystery 13 Reasons Why. Other shows that had viewers glued to the couch in 2017 included Anne with an E, the Canadian series based on L. M. Montgomery's 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables, and the live-action Archie comics-inspired Riverdale.

In contrast, TV shows that viewers enjoyed more slowly included the Emmy-winning drama The Crown, followed by Big Mouth, Neo Yokio, A Series of Unfortunate Events, GLOW, Friends from College, and Ozark.

There's a dark side to this data, though: While the company isn't around to judge your sweatpants and the chip crumbs stuck to your couch, Netflix is privy to even your most embarrassing viewing habits. The company recently used this info to publicly call out a small group of users who turned their binges into full-fledged benders:

Oh, and if you're the one person in Antarctica binging Shameless, the streaming giant just outed you, too.

Netflix broke down their full findings in the infographic below and, Big Brother vibes aside, the data is pretty fascinating. It even includes survey data on which shows prompted viewers to “Netflix cheat” on their significant others and which shows were enjoyed by the entire family.

Netflix infographic "The Year in Bingeing"


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