Reality Hits You Hard, Bro

The Gregory Brothers have managed to fill a media void most of us probably didn't know existed before they started auto-tuning the news. Now you can keep up on all your favorite news in the form of song, including pirates, presidents and lettuce regulation.

Clearly this is not the terrain of serious journalism, but it's fun nonetheless. In this video, an Arizona man's tale of surviving a near-death experience has been remixed as a catchy pop tune.

According to the Wall Street Journal, a new study has found that browsing the web can refresh tired workers and increase productivity. It is in that spirit that we bring you the Daily Distraction — our pick for a story, photo or video that will take you out of the daily grind and return you to work with a shot of mental espresso.

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