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:
Watching artist Chris Carlson create a 3D Super Mario totally hits that sweet spot of catharsis and engaged amazement. No we have no idea how he pulls off that art, yes we're still watching in wonderment as we type this out:
So what happens when you throw a 66-pound of waste into a lake full of lava? This:
In keeping with today's theme of shock and awe, may we present to you a Game of Thrones freestyle. We're big GoT fans here, but we have to hand it to someone who can work "Khaleesi" into a rhyme:
And finally, here's your Tuesday cuteness brought to you by a Sumatran baby rhino named Andatu. According to the Jakarta Globe, it's only the fourth time a baby Sumatran rhino has been born in captivity, presumably because there's a rule that this world can only hold so much cuteness at one time:
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