Nothing Is Better than a Raccoon Pool Party

Today in viral videos: an appreciation for all the silly jobs Jason Statham has accepted, love at first sight (again), and a ballpoint barber who will take your breath away. 

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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 cellphone 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:

Jason Statham is one of my favorite action heroes. What we noticed (even before this video came to life) is that many of his films revolve around one very familiar plot device:

Thank heaven for people who like to film their loved ones' most intimate moments and then post those moments on the Internet for consumption by complete strangers. Today we present you with the heart-warming tale of Jason Mortensen. Jimmy Kimmel, if this is your doing, you are one evil man:

We discussed today how people doing dumb things on the Internet inspires people to follow suit and do even dumber things. I kinda wish the same went for stop-motion animation like this:

And, finally, the raccoon pool party we promised:

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