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If You Don’t Have A Fireplace…

Or even if you do, you’ll want to put this outstanding Lil Bub Magical Yule Log video on whenever people come to visit.

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If You’re Up Late Studying…

You might catch this hilarious infomercial for the fictional college known as For-Profit Online University. I promise it gets weirder and funnier the longer it goes.

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Picasso On A Budget

A man in Pennsylvania paid $138 for raffle tickets and won a Picasso original worth 7 figures. Is this the way art should be sold from now on?

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Game On

Time presents part one of their history of video game consoles.

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Judge These Books By Their Covers

Because they have the best book covers of the year. And here are the best movie posters of the year.

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It’s the Thought That Counts

It’s just that these gifts don’t require that much thought. Cracked runs down a list of the seven worst gifts people give every Christmas. I would add coin sorters to the list, as every single store I go in has those prominently displayed.

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Eat candy

It fights cavities! ... Huh? That’s the idea with this particular sweet treat.

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Goodbye, Mr. Oliver

John Oliver was one of the best correspondents in the history of The Daily Show, and they paid fitting tribute as he left last night.

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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish
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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish. An entire family works together to build a new nest for the next generation.

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10 People Who Survived the Impossible. When their lives were at stake, they rose to the occasion.

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An Illustrated Look at the Terlingua Chili Cook-Off. In Texas, where chili cook-offs are practically everyday events, this one is the biggie, and it comes with a ton of history.

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Meet the Actor Behind the New Star Wars Character. Kelly Marie Tran spent years going to auditions, then in 2015, her life changed forever.

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The Hidden Science and Tech of the Byzantine Empire. The successor to the Roman Empire was responsible for breakthroughs in math, engineering, astronomy, and other sciences.

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Why the Movies Are So Obsessed With Capes. It's how a costume can add to the drama.

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The Origin Story of the Peace Sign. It was a call for nuclear disarmament almost 60 years ago.

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10 Ancient Textiles That Will Blow Your Mind. If only we could get our jeans and socks to last so long.

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Prescribing Booze During Prohibition
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The Lucrative Business of Prescribing Booze During Prohibition. Medicinal liquor was a legal loophole that everyone wanted to use.

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Russell Johnson: More Than "The Professor." The Gilligan's Island star was once a staple of Western movies and TV.

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How Nick Offerman Is Using Woodworking to Help Americans in Need. Would Works is a nonprofit organization that pays homeless people for helping in a woodworking shop.

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Mangilaluk’s Highway. The story of an Inuit boy who ran away from residential school illustrates the problems of an entire region.

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How I Trained My Cats. Chef Jun Yoshizuki explains how his cats can behave so well while he cooks for his YouTube videos.

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The Underrated Charm of Ice Fishing. Looking at vintage photographs of the pastime is quite charming, as long as we can stay warm inside while we do it.

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12 Terrible Pieces of Advice for Pregnant Women. When in doubt, ask your doctor.

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