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If you type the number 2204355 into Google, a strange video of a man eating fried chicken pops up. Oddly enough, it's the Internet's latest viral
craze.

If you type the number 2204355 into Google, a strange video of a man eating fried chicken pops up. Oddly enough, it's the Internet's latest viral craze.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010 1:18 GMT

TORONTO (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – The latest viral fad on the Internet revolves around the number 2204355. You type the random digits into Google, hit the “I’m Feeling Lucky” button, and you’re immediately “Chicken Rolled” with a silly YouTube video of a man eating fried chicken and dancing to what sounds like an old Nintendo video game song. Web geeks believe the odd clip is from an old KFC commercial, but no one has a clue what it means or who’s behind it.

LINZ, Austria – Who knew the vuvuzela – that annoying South African horn dominating the World Cup – could be worth so much? A goldsmith in Austria has decked out a vuvuzela for a special customer to the tune of about $21,000. The pimped out horn features white and gold diamonds and can be played just as loudly as the cheaper versions. It was bought by a Russian man who’s giving it to his business partner as a gift just before this Sunday’s (Jul. 11) World Cup final.

BALTIMORE – Elvis – or at least a seven-foot statue of the King – has left the building. A Maryland restaurant is all shook up after someone stole a giant fiberglass statue of Elvis from their rooftop. The thief was in such a hurry to flee with the sculpture, part of Elvis’ feet were left behind, still bolted in place. The antique statue is said to be worth $1,500.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – In all that’s utterly unholy, police in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, are looking for a man who used a crucifix to steal money from a Baptist Catholic church. The thief, who was caught on tape, pried open a donation box using a cross and stole the cash inside.

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