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Viral videos with 5by: hamster vs human hotdog-eating comp

Who will win, man or hamster? Plus, watch Russian gymnasts doing the impossible

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In this week's collection of videos curated by The Week's video partner 5by, we have two epic races: one between a man and a hamster, and the other between a man and a London underground train. Who will win? Plus, watch some Russian gymnasts bending the laws of space-time. Well, not quite, but they are pretty bendy.

Tiny Hamster vs Kobayashi

Who knew hamsters were so keen on miniaturised hot dogs?

Skateboarding in 5001 Balloons

Skating and balloons: how come nobody has thought of this combination before?

Amazing Russian Gymnasts

These three gymnasts make impossible things look easy.

Hozier covers 'Do I Wanna Know' (Arctic Monkeys)

Arctic Monkeys' iconic hit Do I Wanna Know simply shouldn't work at this tempo, but somehow it does.

Race the Tube

What's quicker, getting the underground or running? Hit play above to find out.

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