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Ryan Gosling, Alec Baldwin, Bristol Palin & More Viral Videos (VIDEO)

From Alec Baldwin’s photog throwdown to the Romney prank, see our countdown of the week’s buzziest videos.

Clinton’s Mardi Gras Swearing-In Party

While swearing in Michael Hammer, her new assistant secretary for public affairs, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton decided to have some fun. See the former first lady as you probably never have before: in Mardi Gras beads and glasses.

Meet the Youngest Star of Beasts of the Southern Wild

Is it too soon to start buzzing about the Oscars? Quvenzhane Wallis is the breakout star of the visually stunning fairy tale Beasts of the Southern Wild—a film shot on location in post-Katrina Louisiana. Watch this exclusive preview of the movie showcasing the young actress’s talent.

Bristol Palin’s Reality TV Breakdown

Just when you’ve had enough Palins in your life, Bristol is back and packing the drama. Palin’s show Life’s a Trip premiered Tuesday on Lifetime and featured a scene with her sobbing in a parking lot after getting into a bar fight.

Fore! Record Catch…In a Car

Do not try this at home. If your home is a golf course/racing track, that is. In this smart bit of advertising, Mercedes teamed up Formula One legend David Coulthard with pro golfer Jake Shepherd and watched them set a new world record: farthest golf shot caught in a moving car.

Baldwin Defends Photog Scuffle

Remember that time Alec Baldwin punched a photographer? Well he’s speaking out—and making no apologies. Watch him tell Charlie Rose his side of the story and why he’s so sick of the paparazzi attention.

Romney Sons Prank Their Dad

It’s not every day you prank-call a presidential candidate. It’s also not every day you catch it on camera. On Wednesday, all five of Mitt Romney’s sons dropped by Conan, where they recounted a recent joke they played on their father.

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Reid: ‘That’s a Clown Question, Bro’

Sometimes politicians can be so eloquent. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid borrowed a line from baseball’s Bryce Harper when he was faced with a question he didn’t care to answer.

The Darling Duck Run

Looks like ducklings are taking a turn as man’s best friend. Watch this adorable baby duck follow his owner’s every move in this viral video that’s too cute to miss.

Zimmerman Reenacts Trayvon Martin Shooting

In a graphic retelling of what happened the night Trayvon Martin died, George Zimmerman reenacted the struggle the day after the shooting took place for detectives. Watch his chilling explanation at the scene of the crime.

Ryan Gosling Does the Running Man

Who doesn’t want to watch a pint-size Gosling sing and dance? Watch this recently unearthed clip of the future superstar performing at a talent show with moves worthy of the Mickey Mouse Club.