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The Mars Curiosity rover pulled off the most complex landing ever, millions of miles away. The internet was overjoyed and ready with jokes and memes, as you can see from these 25 best internet reactions to NASA's success.
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21 links between unexpectedly shared TV universes. It's almost like the writers worked on different shows, or knew each other, or something.
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The extremely wealthy class in China can get away with almost anything. If you get caught breaking the law, you might just hire someone to serve time in your place.
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The Evolution Of The Olympic Vault In One GIF. In 1956, they had spotters; now we get out of the way.
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138 skydivers set a new world record linking up in a snowflake formation. Months of planning and 15 attempts resulted in the stunt that you can see on video.
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Roman Baca was a ballet dancer who joined the Marines and served in Iraq. Now he combines the two experiences to help veterans readjust through performing arts.
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The remains of Australian outlaw and folk hero Ned Kelly have been identified and will be returned to his family, 132 years later. The property owner had hoped to put him on public display.
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How are liquid slushes served at temperatures below freezing? It's the magic of physics!
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Look at all the marvelous things you can do to a simple picture of a squirrel. Well, maybe not you, but someone did, and that's what matters.
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Ten Epic Falls at the London Olympics. Still way behind the slippery carnage of the Winter Games.
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5 Famous Actors & The Roles They Turned Down. For some it didn't matter, for others it was tragic.

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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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