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Maybe Steve Jobs is tired of taking on Microsoft "“ and wants to set his sights on toppling Schwinn instead. Probably not, but the fact that Apple filed for a patent on a new Smart Bicycle is still quite intriguing.
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From the size of it, you'd think the Oxford English Dictionary included every word known to man. But each year there is a list of "non-words" that don't make the cut. Many of the words and their definitions are so amusing that the fact that they were left out makes you want to "wibble."
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Crafty Memes is for those people who obsess over internet trends. The site provides printable internet meme templates "“ so that David After Dentist can easily sit on your car dashboard and Sad Keanu can weep gently from right atop your computer monitor.
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Billing it as the "Greatest Domain Name Ever," an eBay seller is attempting to sell the domain name HeidiandSpencer.com—for $21 million! Good luck with that. Personally, I'm still holding out for BurtandLoni.com. [Via RadarOnline]
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These artists turn old cassette tapes into amazing works of art. So, even your old Color Me Badd albums can become something great.
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With so many people tweeting, how do you really gain traction "“ and followers? HP analyzed 22-million tweets and think they have an answer. [Via CNET]
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Of all the ways there are to raise money for charitable causes, cramming 102 naked people on a roller coaster might be the strangest.
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As the Fantasy Football world starts to crank up for another year of stat-crunching, one famous sports columnist offers his advice on improving the entire experience.
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And finally, my recent trip to the State Fair inspires me to learn more about 10 famous circus performers.

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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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