YouTube Guide: “Gollum vs. Smeagol Rap Battle”

The Hobbit's Gollum engages in a precioussss rap battle against his alter-ego, Smeagol.


Michelle Jaworski


Published Dec 31, 2012   Updated Jun 2, 2021, 4:30 am CDT

With more than 72 hours of footage uploaded every minute, it’s physically impossible to keep track of the content on YouTube. But in YouTube Guide, the Daily Dot will curate its five favorite finds for each workday.

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1) Extremely Decent Films, “Gollum vs. Smeagol Rap Battle”

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Smeagol is stuck in his cave with no one to talk to but himself, so after fighting with Gollum he reluctantly accepts a rap battle challenge for bragging rights and ownership of the One Ring of Power.

2) MinutePhysics, “TOP 10 REASONS Why We Know the Earth is Round”

We know that the earth is round, but just how do we know? MinutePhysic’s Henry Reich offers a number of reasons from history, geometry, the horizon and the one indisputable reason: there’s photographic evidence.

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3) LAHWF, “Best of LAHWF 2012”

The pranksters behind LAHWF are looking back at 2012, and with an average of two hours of footage a week for their pranks, they’ve put together a collection of their favorite moments from the past year.

4) BoredShortsTV, “Kid Snippets: ‘Co-Pilots'”

What does a co-pilot do? The kids behind Kid Snippets have a long flight ahead of them and they fight for the wheel while they figure that out. If you’ve ever wondered why your flight has so much turbulence, these guys might be your pilots.

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5) Diagonal View, “Amazing Woman Writes With Two Hands Simultaneously”

Diagonal View introduces us to Chen Siyuan, an ambidextrous Chinese woman who can not only write with both hands, but she can use both of them at once—and in two different languages.

Photo via ExtremelyDecentFilms/YouTube

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*First Published: Dec 31, 2012, 7:53 pm CST