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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 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:

Oh Paul Ryan.  Now that you're Mitt Romney's running mate you've made it into the big leagues... which means you must be subjected to a bad lip read:

Want to know what happens to your brain when you smoke pot? Well, this:

This is how we like Molotov cocktails (from a distance, harmless, slow motion, and really really beautiful). 

And finally, in what promises to be more exciting and enjoyable than tonight's debate, here are 193 whopping seconds of animals encountering their own reflections:

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