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Kelli Bender
February 19, 2014 10:15 AM

Ellen DeGeneres has made humor her business, literally. The talk-show host spends her working hours doing whatever it takes – dancing, joking, creating glitter portraits – to make her audience smile.

DeGeneres, 56, has no trouble getting the giggles solo, but that doesn’t stop her from recruiting outside talent for The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The host has become a pro at untangling the Web and discovering the next hilarious YouTube star or clip everyone needs to see. As part of her PEOPLE cover story, DeGeneres shared her favorite videos from all those hours of searching online.

Sit down and prepare to have your day brightened. Here are DeGeneres’s top five must-see viral clips:

5. Diaper Cream

4. English Mastiff ‘Tank’ Caught Red-Handed

3. Cat Behind Bed

2. Kristen Bell‘s Sloth Meltdown

1. Nicki Minaj Sings “Super Bass” With Sophia Grace

For more from DeGeneres’s revealing interview, told in her own words, pick up the latest issue of PEOPLE.

Ellen DeGeneres covers PEOPLE

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