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Friday Frivolities: Hawkeye’s ballad, BASE jumping, 3-second dumplings, and more …

Five bits of frivolity for a hearty dose of Friday distraction

Palms sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy
For anyone with a severe case of vertigo, don’t watch this. Or do, if you like being scared out of your wits.

Hawkeye’s Ballad
He’s such a great superhero, but never gets the same amount of attention as his fellow Avengers. This song just says it all, really …

Passing maths is hard
“Son, you’ve finally passed. You’re now set for life.” *WAILS.

High-speed hammock
So what could possibly go wrong here? Warning: foul language involved.

3-second dumplings
It’s an advert for a premium 4G phone service in Japan, but the premise is just absolutely awesome.

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