Here's How to Turn Nicki Minaj into Jay-Z

Every day The Atlantic Wire highlights the video clips that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention

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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:

This is silly, but it's Friday and a unicorn lair has been found in North Korea, rendering all other silliness moot. But the folks over at Reddit seem to dig the idea of slowing down Nicki Minaj's songs so much that they sound like an over-enunciating Jay-Z. And well, it's oddly relaxing:

Another week has passed by and we still haven't figured out the Fiscal Cliff situation. Let's fix it—and not just because we want to avoid getting downgraded (again). Because honestly, we just don't think CNBC's Rick Santelli can make it another two weeks:

James Lipton, let's hang out:

Finally, it's Friday. What are you still doing here?  Go enjoy the weekend or something or ... watch this video of a husky which sort of sounds like Dame Edna at time imitating a baby until 6 p.m. rolls around:

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