VideoSift Clips of the Week

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The Greatest Slam Dunk Ever
When Julian Wright of the Kansas University basketball team took possession of the ball, he charged toward the basket and performed what is probably the world's greatest slam dunk ever.

To show that it was nuthin' he went on to play for the NBA's New Orleans Hornets. Link

Now THIS is a Low Flying Airplane!
If you think you've got it bad living under a flight path, take a look at this!


The Umbilical Brothers
I can't believe I've never heard of the Umbilical Brothers until I saw this video (Well, actually, I've seen them before on Noggin, but that's because I have two small kids - but that's not their original shtick). Their performance is EXCELLENT!

If you've never seen them in action, do yourself a favor and check this vide out: Link

Not a Single Person Alive Knows How to Make a Pencil
Economist Milton Friedman explains how the capitalism works: not a single person alive knows how to make a pencil.

"Literally thousands of people cooperated to make this pencil. People who don't speak the same language, who practice different religions, who might hate one another if they've ever met. When you go down to the store and buy this pencil, you are in effect trading a few minutes of your time for a few seconds of the time of all those thousands of people. What brought them together and induce them to cooperate to make this pencil?"


Bubba the Dog Eats a Burrito
Let's end this with a video of a dog. A dog eating a bean burrito. IN A SINGLE GULP! Yum!


I can't imagine the farts he'll be havin' for the rest of the day!

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I'm lucky enough to live in Canada (for many reasons) where they show half-hour highlight reels on TV from the Just For Laughs festival held in Montreal. The Umbilical Brothers were featured on one of these ages ago, wonderful to see them reborn on web. They're a very clever and funny act, I agree!
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