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:
Sure, those fancy science people have their Higgs boson. But can they explain the physics and science behind the Super Moonwalk? Fine. Of course they can. But it doesn't make this any less cool:
We still aren't sure what the appeal of dubstep is. There, we said it. Judge all you want. But, what we do understand is that there is an inherent and palpable joy when we watch old people react to it:
Yes, we just watched six minutes of this YouTube user jozeah pulling the same prank (pulling off a wig made of his own hair) over and over. But you know what? The punchline never gets old. Hey, maybe we just like watching people laugh? See for yourself:
We totally would've been Rachel Dratch's friend in high school. We would have sat with her during lunch, braided her hair, and talked about her boyfriend Pete Za. But since we weren't the cool kids, that wouldn't have been half as funny as this skit:
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