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:
Proving that the staying power of "Call Me Maybe" and the several, viral permutations of the song is not to be trifled with, we have this super cut of Star Wars characters "singing" those magic words:
"I know your nuts hurt," screams a dad in the Scared Straight 2012: I Hate your Skinny Jeans. OK, OK, so this video doesn't have anything to do with the 1978 documentary, nor can we tell how much of this video of a dad berating his son over a pair of too-skinny jeans is 100 percent real, but c'mon dad totally has a point:
There's no reason to show you this other than to prove that baby dragonflies can be hand-fed (and are disarmingly cute):
And finally, in case you hadn't noticed, Comic-Con is in the air, and the nerd love afterglow probably explains why this video from YouTube user Cadynow is making the rounds and grabbing attention from The Daily What although it was posted in March. "After meeting for the first time on a Halo 3 game lobby 5 years ago, we built a relationship as best friends for 3 years through video games, myspace to facebook, then finally skype," writes Cadynow about her romance with her now-fiance--this is a video is the first meeting between the two:
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