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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:

Nope. No. We can't even explain the physics (or the motive, or the why) behind this impossible feat, so we're not even going to try. What we will do is watch this video over and over and sit here mystified: 

Whew. This one is easier to explain: identical twin baby girls, one dad playing guitar, and the adorable look of "OMG, is this happening!?" at around 13 seconds. Boom, there goes your heart: 

From babies to drainage pipes, so goes the world of viral videos. The big question here isn't whether or not you would turn a drainage pipe (OK, sort of icky, right?) into a waterslide, it's whether you would watch people do it. This, ladies and gentlemen, is "shooting the tube": 

And finally, props go out to Vulture for this meta Newsroom super cut--no not only for putting this genius idea together, but credit needs to be paid for anyone watching what seems to be, a lot of The Newsroom

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