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This YouTube video is among the most popular in Tennessee today . It shows a four-year-old Vol fan being upset that he’s on a red for flag football. With tears streaming down his young face, he says, “I like Tennessee better.”

The video was posted on Sept. 6, 2012 and now has over 100,000 views.

"This is what SEC football is all about," I heard John Adams say from across the newsroom.

"This might be the best video I’ve ever seen."

We hear a lot of crazy things here at the News Sentinel, but this one really piqued my interest. Adams, a senior sports columnist, had been watching the above video on repeat, and it struck a serious chord with him.

Following a 34-31 overtime loss by the Arkansas Razorbacks to Louisiana-Monroe, die-hard fan LIZHONEY2U took to YouTube to express a heartfelt tribute. Decked in Arkansas gear — including a taped-up nose — Liz sings “United We Stand,” intermittently whispering words of encouragement to individual players.

"The SEC is known for some of the greatest college football in the country. Its fans are equally compelling. But there is a line between great and mental. Standing on the latter side of that line is Arkansas Razorbacks fan and YouTube nightmare-in-the-making, LIZHONEY2U," USA Today writes.

John Adams echoed exactly that sentiment. Curious by his bold statement that this might be the greatest video ever, I asked him to explain why he finds this fan video so iconic. Here is what he told me.

She’s been emotionally damaged by a loss. SEC fans are crazed — and she embodies that. But instead of poisoning trees, she sings her heart out.

Obviously, she needs to see a therapist. But the thing is, all SEC fans need to see a therapist.

I wonder, can I get this as my ringtone?

Adams was particularly fond of how Liz ended the video: After concluding her song, she whispers, “Alabama, you better look out.”

I don’t know about you, but I think they might want to heed her warning.

I’ll admit it: I’m a sucker for cute YouTube videos. And you want to know something else?

You are, too.

But that’s OK. One of the greatest joys the Internet brings us is the ability to revel in the cuteness. We get to take a break from all the other bizarre, terrible or realistic content flooding our feeds, and lose ourselves in photos and videos of animals, babies and baby animals.

Here are some of my recent favorites.

Baby and puppy meet for the first time

In this video, as you can probably guess from its name, a baby and puppy are introduced. Utter cuteness follows.

Buttermilk plays with her friends

Don’t let the title or the image fool you; this video is the greatest video I’ve seen in a looooong time. Buttermilk is an 11-week-old Nigerian dwarf goat kid at Took a Leap Farm in Houlton, Maine.

The name of the farm says it all. Buttermilk is shown running and leaping around her fellow goats. Really, it’s pointless to try to explain what happens. You simply have to watch it for yourself.

Oh, and you’re welcome.

11-month-old twins dance to Daddy’s guitar

As if identical twin babies weren’t cute enough, in this video we’re introduced to how these girls react to their father’s guitar playing.

The dancing. The knowing looks they give one another. It’s almost just too cute to handle. 

It’s a topic I’m all too familiar with: Internet trolls and nasty commenters. I’ve written a previous #trending column about it, and monitoring comments on knoxnews.com is one of my many tasks here at the News Sentinel.

So it’s only natural that I reacted so strongly to this particular post: Kiss Annoying YouTube Comments Goodbye With The Herp Derp Browser Extension

OK, so let me break it down: YouTube comments are widely considered some of the WORST comments online. It often seems YouTubers’ singular goal is to be as abhorrent as humanly possible.

Developer Tanner Stokes decided to create a browser extension that will translate the hateful, asinine comments into various strings of “herp derp.” It sounds silly, but that’s because it is.

Stokes writes, “I loathe YouTube comments.  Here’s a simple browser extension to convert them to herp derp.  If you insist on reading the original (which is highly discouraged), click the comment.”

The Herp Derp extension is available for Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera browsers, and it is guaranteed to make your YouTube experience a more positive one.

I was researching the history of hashtags and how they came to be for a recent #trending print column, and I ended up on this hilarious YouTube video.

Paul Nowell is a Los Angeles-based trombonist and educator who posts videos of himself playing the trombone. The video above is a short musically-inclined history that explains the history of the simple #hashtag. Enjoy!

The 2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee kicked off this morning, with its youngest competitor ever - Lori Anne Madison, 6, of Lake Ridge, Va. - and Hannah Jackson, 11, from Kingsport, Tenn.

You can follow the live updates from the Bee on these social media accounts:

A search term in today’s Yahoo’s “What’s Spiking Content” email piqued my interest:

Creature Cams: It’s the season when nature is in full swing and people want to see it all first hand. Searches for bird nest cams begin to buzz in April and continue through the spring. Yahoo! searches for “eagle cam” are up 123% this week, with 65% of searches coming from women. Additional creature cams buzzing this week on Yahoo! include: Frozen Planet penguin cam, San Jose falcon cam, and Starr Ranch owl cam.

Just a few weeks ago, I had posted a user-submitted video on our site and to our YouTube account of a golden eagle attacking a turkey in February 2012. Ken Little found the segment on his trail camera on a farm just south of Waverly, Tenn., and shared the video with friends. The video finally made its way to reporter Morgan Simmons - who coincidentally - was working on a story about the tracking of golden eagles.

The video on our YouTube channel has over 500 views. It gained some traction last week after Game and Fish magazine embedded the video on its website. You can see the data for that video below. Animals videos tend to do really well on YouTube, so I’m sure we’ll see strong growth in this video’s page views. (I’ll restrain myself from embedding the cute animal video I saw today of an elephant playing with a Samsung Galaxy tablet.) Our red panda cam of the cubs at the Knoxville Zoo had a lot of fans and users were dismayed when the camera ended.

And finally, here is the video of the golden eagle attacking the turkey. I’m sure you skimmed past all my notes and just clicked play. Enjoy!

My 90-Year-Old Grandma Dances to Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance with Somebody (by adamforgie)

This is one of the most shared YouTube videos in Nashville this morning. I really hope I can move like Grandma when I’m 90!