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Oxford Dictionaries’ Word of the Year Is GIF. It was always a noun, but now it is also used as a verb.
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Here Are 40 Animals Who Are More Ready For Thanksgiving Than You Are. Of course, they don't have to cook or clean the house -they just wear funny hats and eat!
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In the wake of General Petraeus' resignation from the CIA, here's a gallery of Eight Famous Military Affairs. Famous, because nothing stays a secret forever.
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In 1985, a woman told the horrifying tale of her haunted toaster. It spoke with the devil's voice, which sounded like Eli Wallach.
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Helen Keller: Vaudeville Star. It wasn't your usual song and dance routine, but audiences loved it.
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Our collective attention span is growing shorter by the minute. Some folks lose patience and give up if they have to wait as little as two seconds for a video to load.
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A reader wrote to Cake Wrecks that the bakery at her local supermarket has a new policy prohibiting photography. She heard that it was because the management was afraid the cakes would show up on "that bad cake site."
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Meet the Girl Who Has to Drink Six Pints of Milk a Day Just to Survive. And if she'd been born in any other era, she wouldn't have lived to see a diagnosis.
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What if the Earth had rings like Saturn? Roy Prol shows us what that would look like (hint: beautiful).
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How Black Friday ate Thanksgiving: A brief history. But only for those who prefer shopping to turkey and family time.
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8 Unusual College Scholarships. Not that you care how odd they are as long as they pay at least a little tuition.

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Finding Art in Everyday Sights
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Artist Paul Gledhill "draws on" everyday sights for inspiration. See more on Instagram.

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Can You Find the Money in Santa’s Sack in This Hidden Image Puzzle?
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A hidden-object image features rows of Santas carrying sacks.
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Vouchercloud, a website and app for online deals, brings us this holiday-themed test of your vision just in time for Christmas. Hidden among all the identical Santa Clauses carrying sacks of presents, one financially-savvy Santa is carrying a big sack of money. Can you figure out where he is? (Warning: Spoilers below.)

Spot him yet? If you’re stumped, check out the solution below. If this one was a breeze for you, try out a few more hidden-object puzzles here, here, and here. Or if you’re looking for something with a little more real-life relevancy, try to figure out where the snake is in this photo. Happy hunting!

A hidden-object image features rows of Santas carrying sacks with the solution circled in red.

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