We realize there's only so much time one can spend in a day watching new trailers, viral video clips, and shaky cell phone footage of people arguing on live television. This is why every day The Atlantic Wire highlights the videos that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention. Today:
We'll admit it. The Atlantic Wire staf was just too old for Dora the Explorer. But we'll tell you what, we do enjoy this College Humor remix on the Nickelodeon show, complete with an appearance from a gun-toting Modern Family's Alex Dunphy (the smart sister played by Ariel Winter):
Sometimes it's better that your dog doesn't understand English. Really, because if it did or they did, we'd never get videos like this:
The team over at Bad Lip Reading are getting so very good. They took this 2010 appeal from former Presidents Clinton and George W. Bush to help Haiti, straight to the gutter. And we wholeheartedly thank them for it (slightly NSFW, but SFW if you have headphones):
And finally, in honor of the thunderstorms and freakish heat this month, we present to you what it looks like when god's fury rains down on the borough of Staten Island, or rather ... when someone gets incredibly lucky and gets a close up how awesome lightning can be:
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