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The geekiest Star Trek roleplaying ad ever on Craigslist went viral for including every possible trekkie stereotype. Yeah, it was a fake listing, but the guy knew what he was talking about.
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Extra terror, hold the gore: 8 truly scary PG-13 horror movies. These few gems may raise your kids' standards above the many less subtle horror flicks.  
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How to turn boiling hot water into snow instantly. First, you go to Montreal …or take a shortcut and just watch the video.
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Defense secretary Leon Panetta announced today that the ban on women in combat will be lifted. Rightly so, as 146 American service women have already died in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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5 Shows Certain To Be Renewed And 5 Shows Certain To Be Canceled. Almost a self-fulfilling prophesy, now that you know which ones to not bother watching.
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It's so cold in Chicago that firefighters put out a blazing building with water that kept freezing up. Walking around on ice with a high-pressure hose isn't easy, either.
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5 Vegetables That Cause Weird Physical Reactions. Some of these might be fun to try, if you didn't have to eat all those vegetables.
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The Church of Scientology is up in arms about a new book by Lawrence Wright, saying it's full of errors. Well, maybe a few, and the evidence is kind of muddy.
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Check out all 5 Oscar nominees for Best Original Song. Which one deserves to win the Academy Award? 

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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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