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The College Collections Specialist Who Sympathizes With Poor Students. Drowning in debt is no way to start out life on your own.
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10 of This Year’s Best New Entries in the Guinness Book of World Records. Do not skip "Most Slam Dunks by a Parrot."
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Big box stores are outfitting their roofs with solar panels. We should follow the lead of those who know the bottom line to the penny.
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Watch four minutes of the greatest cat moves ever caught on video in this collection. They are strong, graceful, tough, funny, and occasionally embarrassed.
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Sure, Jack could've fit onto that plank that Rose was sitting on in the freezing North Atlantic. Now James Cameron himself explains how that didn't make any difference to the story.
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The 12 Worst Invasive Fish on Earth. And they're ugly, too.
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This little girl will never forget that time her dad added special effects to a home video and made her into Avatar Korra with earthbending powers.
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The mollusk Lissarca miliaris is born male, but becomes female as it reaches maturity. The punch lines just write themselves.
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A guide to the obscure anti-Muslim film that sparked Egyptian and Libyan riots. Which led to the murder of the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans.
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Secrets of Past Elections Revealed: 1992 and 1996 Reliving the past may keep us from having to repeat it.

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Perfect cookies are within your grasp. Just grab your measuring cups and get started. Special thanks to the Institute of Culinary Education.

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Netflix's Most-Binged Shows of 2017, Ranked
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Netflix might know your TV habits better than you do. Recently, the entertainment company's normally tight-lipped number-crunchers looked at user data collected between November 1, 2016 and November 1, 2017 to see which series people were powering through and which ones they were digesting more slowly. By analyzing members’ average daily viewing habits, they were able to determine which programs were more likely to be “binged” (or watched for more than two hours per day) and which were more often “savored” (or watched for less than two hours per day) by viewers.

They found that the highest number of Netflix bingers glutted themselves on the true crime parody American Vandal, followed by the Brazilian sci-fi series 3%, and the drama-mystery 13 Reasons Why. Other shows that had viewers glued to the couch in 2017 included Anne with an E, the Canadian series based on L. M. Montgomery's 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables, and the live-action Archie comics-inspired Riverdale.

In contrast, TV shows that viewers enjoyed more slowly included the Emmy-winning drama The Crown, followed by Big Mouth, Neo Yokio, A Series of Unfortunate Events, GLOW, Friends from College, and Ozark.

There's a dark side to this data, though: While the company isn't around to judge your sweatpants and the chip crumbs stuck to your couch, Netflix is privy to even your most embarrassing viewing habits. The company recently used this info to publicly call out a small group of users who turned their binges into full-fledged benders:

Oh, and if you're the one person in Antarctica binging Shameless, the streaming giant just outed you, too.

Netflix broke down their full findings in the infographic below and, Big Brother vibes aside, the data is pretty fascinating. It even includes survey data on which shows prompted viewers to “Netflix cheat” on their significant others and which shows were enjoyed by the entire family.

Netflix infographic "The Year in Bingeing"
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