Happy Friday, folks!  The weekend is finally here, which can only mean one thing—it’s time for our Friday Morning Laughs!  This week we’ve got an awesome collection of giggle-inducing videos, including Anderson Cooper’s Ridiculist laugh-fest, the world’s shortest escalator, a volleyball-playing dog and more.  So grab that cup of coffee, take a seat and get ready to laugh your way into the weekend!

The shortest escalator in the world

This escalator is ridiculous.  But what’s even more ridiculous is the fact that once you get to the bottom you still have to walk down some stairs.  I think this is not only the world’s shortest escalator, but also the world’s most pointless escalator.  But I’d still really like to ride down it.

Anderson Cooper Puts Gerard Depardieu On His Ridiculist

Anderson Cooper has gone viral this week for his pun-packed Ridiculist segment about Gerard Depardieu’s airplane pee-fest.  As if his speech wasn’t funny enough on its own, Cooper erupts into a minute long giggle attack.  The next day, Cooper added himself to the Ridiculist.

How to Make Henry’s Anytime Chili for One

This cooking show is so depressing that it’s hilarious.

My dog plays better Volleyball than you!

Okay, she’s right.  Her dog really does play better volleyball than me.  Talk about impressive.

Epic Rap Battles Of History: Dr. Suess VS Shakespeare

If Dr. Suess and Shakespeare engaged in a rap battle, who would win?  You be the judge.

BONUS: DC Shoes: Ken Block’s Gymkhana Four; The Hollywood Megamercial

Finally, we wanted to share this bonus clip with you.  It’s not exactly laugh-inducing, but it does feature some pretty awesome driving.  Wowsa.

Still in the mood to watch more videos?  Check out our Weekly Dose Of Cute and Weekly Dose Of WTF from earlier this week.

Megan O’Neill is the resident web video enthusiast here at Social Times.  Megan covers everything from the latest viral videos to online video news and tips, and has a passion for bizarre, original and revolutionary content and ideas.