3 videos to watch this weekend - 18 July

Doing your bit for Mandela Day

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu is currently being treated in hospital for an infection. Despite his advancing years and health issues, he nevertheless made the time to record this message for #MandelaDay.

His description of Nelson Mandela putting others first can equally be applied to him. Get well soon Arch.

Here is a bonus video of how the story of Nelson Mandela would be told if social media was around 90 years ago.

The video was created to celebrate #MandelaDay in 2012.

Saying goodbye to a pet

Ben Moon and his dog, Denali had been together for over 14 years. His dog was a constant comfort during Ben's cancer treatments and in this tribute video narrated from the point of view of Denali, the dog reflects on his time with Ben and his time to say goodbye.

Short & sweet with 90 million views

It is only 15 secs long and has been played over 90 million times and shared by over 2 million people.

What could possibly be that compelling? Chocolate and marshmallows!

S'mores Dip

Posted by BuzzFeed Food on Wednesday, 3 June 2015

This article first appeared on 702 : 3 videos to watch this weekend - 18 July


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