When life gives you lemons, make a video of it rolling down a hill and get 4M views on Twitter


When life handed Mike Saskasegawa a lemon, he did what anybody would do: made a video of it rolling down a hill.

For context, Mike was strolling dwelling from after a run and noticed a lemon rolling down a hill. He grabbed his smartphone and commenced to movie it because it continued its journey down the road, alongside a sidewalk close to his dwelling. Why that is so goddamn fascinating, I do not know. However frankly, I couldn’t cease watching.

The video clocks in at slightly below two minutes, and whereas I’d prefer to inform you there was a shock ending or some purpose it’s best to “anticipate it” and watch because it reaches the underside. I can’t. It’s only a lemon rolling down a hill.

However what I can inform you is that you simply’re not alone. There’s a kind of kinship that comes with watching a video that just about 5 million others (as of this writing) watched earlier than you, all whereas, presumably, making an attempt to determine why they have been nonetheless watching too.

Possibly it’s our inside little one talking, a pure second the place we are able to sit again and respect the straightforward issues in life. Or maybe it’s the zen-like feeling that washes over you and erases the stress of the day. Possibly it’s just like the paper bag in American Magnificence, only a easy object doing one thing it wasn’t supposed to do — which in and of itself is kind of fascination. Or, maybe we’re biologically programmed to root for the underdog: like a lemon, which clearly wasn’t designed to compete in endurance occasions, racing down a avenue.

I don’t know why that is so fascinating, however it’s. Simply watch it and revel in.

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