The Missing Links: How to Turn Junk Mail Into A Big Payday

A Perfectly Legal $95,000 Bank Heist
Patrick Combs deposited a $95K junk mail bank check as a joke, fully expecting the transaction to be declined. Lucky for him the bank accepted the check - and it was totally legal. Needless to say the bank was none too pleased when they realized their error.


The Bluths Are Back
The new season of Arrested Development starts shooting today.


Women & Children First, Right?
Nope, not necessarily.


The Recipe for a Julia Child Supercut
1. Combine 1 giant chunk of funny voice, a handful of silly costumes, a dash of British wackiness.

2. Mix in a splash of Guns N' Roses.

3. Enjoy.


“I Drink Your Plans For Secession. I Drink Them Up”
Check the first image of Daniel “Oscar Machine” Day-Lewis as Honest Abe.

(And if you don’t get that headline, you MUST watch There Will Be Blood. One of the the very, very, very best films ever.)


Next We’ll Be Using Mario & Luigi to Teach People About Plumbing
Now when my 2 year old son asks to play “Angy Burrs”, I’ll know I’m just helping him become the next Will Hunting.


You’ll LOL When You Find Out Who Got the First OMG
I wonder if these two were BFF.

OK, gotta go now. TTYL.

Tips For Baking Perfect Cookies

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

Netflix's Most-Binged Shows of 2017, Ranked

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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