To cleanse the palate, today’s viral sensation via Mashable. Jake Tapper suggests, and I agree, that fullscreen viewing is the only way to go. Good lord, I haven’t felt this free and unburdened since the polls came out after the first presidential debate last year in Denver. Coming soon in Eagle Cam II, presumably: The eagle flies straight into a mountain.

I’m tempted to call this the most American of all YouTube videos, but it’s actually French. If it were American, you’d barely be able to see the eagle through all the CGI. Exit question: Er, isn’t this a falcon?