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:
Quick, when did you fall in love with Ryan Gosling? The Notebook? Drive? Half-Nelson? For us, it was 1991, and this Mormon talent show (around 35 seconds in):
So we don't like to laugh at other's people reporting fails, but we're jerks and think this Chinese news story of a sex toy being confused as a wondrous double-sided mushroom is hilarious (and slightly NSFW). "Our program last night made everyone laugh," the news station said in an apology/humble brag:
We all know by now that fast food never looks the way it's advertised. However, this has not stopped us from indulging here and there. And at least McDonald's is coming clean and showing you why exactly your cheeseburgers and Big Macs don't look as good in person as they do in ads (hint: it has something to do with food stylists):
And brace yourself for the cuteness that is "Milk in My Sippy Cup." It's the brainchi... Oh, you know what, it's a little kid being cute with his sippy cup who has one musically-gifted dad:
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