Reading While Eating for August 1: Your Monday Soundtrack

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Canadian bubble artist Fan Yang performs during "The Gazillion Bubble Show" in Beijing, July 31, 2011

Monday’s links offer beatboxing, slow jams and even the ancient art of music videos.

Size Matters: Think your living space is small? Check out the thinnest house in the world. (Gizmodo)

Toothy Trivia: You can live every week like it’s Shark Week, but this week is actually Shark Week. So check out 10 unforgettable shark moments. (TIME)

Music Memories: It’s the 30th anniversary of MTV, a channel that (shocker) was originally created to air music videos. Do you recognize these former VJs? (LIFE)

Sake Stunt: Monday might not be the best day to party, but you can still watch this video of sake-bomb dominoes. Yes, sake bomb dominoes. (The Daily What)

Beatbox Burgers: Comedian/beatboxer extraordinaire Reggie Watts adds some rhythm to a South African fast-food commercial. (Urlesque)

Daily Dose of Cute: It’s the beginning of the week. You’re probably grumpy. So look at some pictures of a monkey feeding a baby tiger, because you deserve it. (BuzzFeed)

Viral Video: The debt ceiling debate is a complicated concept. But it’s all clear after a slow jam by Jimmy Fallon and Brian Williams. (Best Week Ever)

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