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: Google goggles go for a spin on the trampoline, streaker season is here, and revisiting Heath Ledger's Joker.
Here's Space X's PRIVATELY FUNDED Dragon Capsule docking with the International Space Station, seen from different angles than before. What separates it from every other space docking scene you've ever seen? The private-funding, of course. And the curious repetition of the word "capture" and its variants in the place of "dock." That's new, too. [via AP]
This is good: a supercut of all of Heath Ledger's scenes from The Dark Knight. We were prepared to find it excessive and a little hacky -- that movie has not exactly aged like a fine wine -- but nope, he's still terrific. Scary terrific. So terrific, we shut it off at our desk after four minutes, because the Joker-voice was getting to us. [The Cussing Channel]
Between Air China's rogue monkey and the antics of the Punahou School class of 1979, this has been a terrific day for summery goofiness, which is only fitting, since it is the Friday before Memorial Day. They were all outstripped by the pantsless (and shirtless and shoeless) fellow who ran onto the field at Busch Stadium last night and was quickly tackled by a dozen security guards. Then they gave him a shirt and everyone. Truly what the cell phone camera was invented for. And the best part is, you can't see anything NSFW. Enjoy the weekend, everyone. [The Holy Tweed]