Be still our hearts! Just days after a YouTube "hack" was discovered to view what appeared to be 720p content, and even fewer days since seeing the famed online video sharing site adopt a widescreen format, in comes the real deal: HD. Forever we've waited for the site to catch up with smaller entities that already do high-def, and while it's far from bona fide 1080p, the quality is pretty exceptional given the quick load times on a basic cable internet connection. 'Course, the original upload file has to be in an HD quality format in order for users to see the above pictured "watch in HD" option, but feel free to dig around and see what you find.

[Via NewTeeVee]