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Watch: The contested winners of annual hot dog eating contest, robots as second-class citizens, and more


Drew Grant
July 5, 2011 8:06PM (UTC)

1. 365 days of makeup

 "Natural Beauty" answers that burning question once and for all, "What would you look like if you put on a year's worth of makeup all at once?"

 

2. "District 9" ... with robots

Kibwe Tavares' short film "Robots of Brixton" imagines a world where sentient machines are given inhuman treatment by humans. An interesting memorial to the 1981 Brixton riots.

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3. Joey Chestnuts, official winner of Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest

For the fifth year in a row, Joey "Jaws" Chestnuts won Nathan's annual hot dog-scarfing contest in Coney Island. 

 

4. Actual winner of hot dog eating contest

Professional eater Takeru Kobayashi technically ate more 'dogs on the Fourth than Joey (setting a world record with 69 buns and beef) , but was considered ineligible for the Coney Island event since he won't sign an exclusive contract with Major League Eating. 

 

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5. Twin infants sync laughter

Well, this is almost as creepy/adorable as those talking babies


Drew Grant

Drew Grant is a staff writer for Salon. Follow her on Twitter at @videodrew.

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