If you're into a camcorder that looks like a cool gadget (and also takes video fit for YouTube), take a look at the Pure Digital Flip Video Ultra.
The small camcorder has a couple of things going for it:
Don't expect much from this one, though, as it's a barebones gadget.
But...it's a cinch to get mpeg files from the camera to YouTube.
And...at about $160, the price isn't bad either.