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These Kids Cannot Wrap Their Minds Around Blockbuster Video

Most kids today get their entertainment via streaming services like Netflix and Hulu at the snap of their fingers—so it’s no wonder that the kids featured in Fine Brothers Entertainment's latest "React" video can’t quite figure out Blockbuster Video. Some don’t seem to get the concept of a “video store”; others are horrified that renting movies back then required actually getting in the car and physically going to a location—with no guarantee that the movie you wanted would actually be there (“I feel bad, because you had to drive to a video store. And what happens if there was not a video?”); and their minds are blown when they’re told that there was a time limit on rentals. “That’s crazy!” one girl exclaims. “What if you don’t finish it?!”

It was a time “when people were very patient,” one boy muses. “And now, we are not.”

See how they reacted to other Blockbuster mainstays like membership cards, late fees, and those iconic boxes in the video above, though it can probably all be summed up by one simple, and hilarious, reaction: “I wonder how people lived!”

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Listen to the Impossibly Adorable Sounds of a Baby Sloth
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Sometimes baby sloths seem almost too adorable to be real. But the little muppet-faced treasures don't just look cute—turns out they sound cute, too. We know what you're thinking: How could you have gone your whole life without knowing what these precious creatures sound like? Well, fear not: Just in time for International Sloth Day (today), we have some footage of how the tiny mammals express themselves—and it's a lot of squeaking. (Or maybe that's you squealing?)

The sloths featured in the heart-obliterating video below come from the Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica. The institution rescues orphaned sloths, rehabilitates them, and gets them ready to be released back into the wild.

[h/t The Kid Should See This]

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Mesmerizing Metal Machines
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Martin Smith's metal machines are mesmerizing. They ripple like water, flap like birds, and undulate in seamless elegant motion. See more amazing automata on Instagram.

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