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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:

Fine, it's way too early in the holiday season to unleash this amazing Mariah Carey music video. But this one from Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, and Ms. Carey singing "All I Want For Christmas" is totally worth the ensuing earworm: 

Fiscal cliff got you confused? The Simpsons's Mr. Burns has a pretty simple explanation: 

And here's Zach Morris on Shark Tank. Oh, what's that? You don't watch Shark Tank? Oh, ha. That doesn't matter—this is probably the best and only episode you'll need: 



And finally, let's make this clear: We're not going to be taking any elevator rides in Brazil for pretty much ever: 

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