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America's Most Time-Draining Airports. You can't avoid them because they are major hubs.
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The former planet Pluto's legacy lives on as a new word. A "plutoid" is now the term for a dwarf planet.
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A Single Drop of Water Helps to Swell the Ocean. A short story featuring, but not starring, Albert Einstein.
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You'll love the Singing Horses. Click on each to make him sing, or stop singing.
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How to Clean Around the House with Alka-Seltzer. It can do to your drains what it does to your digestive system!
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Brian & Katie's Evolution of Wedding Dance. A real floor show for the guests!
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The US Energy Departmet predicts gas will peak at $4.15 a gallon. The bad news is that it will probably stay there for quite a while.
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How to make a music video for twenty cents. Not literally, but being short on budget and long on creativity, these videos prove that necessity is the mother of awesomeness.

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What Koalas and Humans Have in Common
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There's something strange about koala fingerprints. Read more bizarre koala facts here.

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Don't Have Space For a Christmas Tree? Decorate a Pineapple Instead
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Christmas trees aren't for everyone. Some people can't fit a fir inside their cramped abodes, while others are turned off by the expense, or by the idea of bugs hitchhiking their way inside. Fake trees are always an option, but a new trend sweeping Instagram—pineapples as mini-Christmas "trees"—might convince you to forego the forest vibe for a more tropical aesthetic.

As Thrillist reports, the pineapple-as-Christmas-tree idea appears to have originated on Pinterest before it, uh, ripened into a social media sensation. Transforming a pineapple into a Halloween “pumpkin” requires carving and tea lights, but to make the fruit festive for Christmas all one needs are lights, ornaments, swaths of garland, and any other tiny tchotchkes that remind you of the holidays. The final result is a tabletop decoration that's equal parts Blue Hawaii and Miracle on 34th Street.

In need of some decorating inspiration? Check out a variety of “Christmas tree” pineapples below.

[h/t Thrillist]

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