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Doing the Santa Claus Things

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21 Ways To Keep Santa Real For Your Kids. I did the separate wrapping paper and handwriting, and believe me, they noticed.
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Have you ever been confused over whether you should "like" a sad story on Facebook? Facebook is considering the option of a "sympathize" button for such cases, but still no "dislike" button.
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Alligators and crocodiles are smarter than we thought. They've just joined the few species we know of that use tools.
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Behold, 29 images of weather at its most powerful. Lightning strikes, waterspouts, volcanoes, in all their terrible glory.
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Artist Lomaho Kretzmann takes classic album covers and improves them with monsters. They may have sold even better this way!
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Arsenic: The Near-Perfect Murder Weapon. Many cases weren't even considered murder until the arsenic angle was investigated.
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Watching a corgi playing on a carousel will do your heart good. And even more good if you did this much exercise yourself!
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Teen Pregnancies Drop a Whopping 52 Percent in Two Decades. Most of the change is attributed to decisions made by teenagers themselves.
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States are running out of drugs for executions by lethal injection. Alternatives have been tried, but is there any good way to kill someone?

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Einstein is Proved Right (Again)
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Deep in the Heart of Our Galaxy, Einstein is Proved Right Again. His theory of general relativity holds true even at the black hole near the center of our galaxy.

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"Total Eclipse of the Heart" Was Almost a Meat Loaf Song. It was written for him, but then detoured to Bonnie Tyler.

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The Atomic Bomb That Was Too Big To Use. The largest nuclear bomb ever made, Tsar Bomba, was actually a scaled-down version of the original design.

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6 Weirdly Specific Ideas Movies Have About Normal Bathrooms. You'll be surprised by the many times the same weird thing happens in a bathroom across different fictional worlds.

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What It’s Like to Apartment Hunt With a Boyfriend Who Has No Credit Score. He's a responsible guy, but couldn't prove it on paper.

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The 33 Most Romantic Moments In TV History. Get your hankies out.

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27 Hilariously Nasty Sounding Mushroom Species Names. They would be hurt by them if they had feelings.

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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe
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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe. Encountering something that overwhelms your previous experience can be terrifying or enlightening.

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Dominoes and Fire. See a chain reaction of dominoes—powered by candles, hot air, and burning sparklers.

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Alan Hale Jr. "The Skipper." Meet the man behind the Gilligan's Island character.

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The 9 Most Nightmarish Movies About Nuclear Attacks. None of them are as scary as growing up during the Cold War arms race.

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5 Tips from NASA for Photographing the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21. The secret is preparing ahead of time.

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The Bloody San Antonio Origins of Chili Con Carne. One of the possible origin stories goes back as far as an uprising in 1813.

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The United States of Movies. The most iconic film set in each state, plotted on a colorful map.

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7 Spacecraft NASA Has Landed on Mars. Some future civilization may discover it and call it a robot planet.

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