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One festive family has their “Christmas jammies” on, and they are ready to bring the cheer with their viral video Christmas card.

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Charles Dickens’ classic novel about one penny-pinching old man who needed to learn about the spirit of giving has been adapted dozens of times since its Victorian-era publication. To save time, YouTube user Jack Hodges has mixed and matched the best bits of 10 different film adaptations of A Christmas Carol to create the best and most comprehensive version of all.

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This baby pug does a pretty good impression of Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone.

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The pugs are after Will Ferrell’s job, too: their recreation of Elf just might be better than the original.

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Those whose tastes in holiday viewing run more towards home movies than blockbusters will appreciate this supercut of one father’s children running down the stairs on Christmas morning, every December 25th for 25 years.

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Some holiday-weary New Yorkers got a nostalgic surprise in the form of a flash mob reenacting the iconic dance scene from A Charlie Brown Christmas. You know the one.

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With a little clever editing work, The Santa Clause becomes a pretty decent thriller.

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Five Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors. Our genes are largely the result of travel and intermingling.

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The Top 10 National Parks You've Probably Never Heard Of. One of them may be closer to you than you thought.

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The Well-Dressed Suffragist. If you're going to protest, you'll need to buy a charming new hat.

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The Presidential Portrait That Was the “Ugliest Thing” LBJ Ever Saw. (The artist did not take that comment kindly.)

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In the game Robot Mind Meld, the object is to come up with the same word as a robot in as few steps as possible. Keep in mind that the robot is not as intuitive as you are.

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The Father Of Artistic Figure Skating. It was all about making a perfect figure 8 on the ice until Jackson Haines came along.

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Amazon's Big Gamble on Grocery Delivery. What impact could a giant competitor have on existing businesses?

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President John Tyler's Grandsons Are Still Alive. Tyler took office in 1841, and eventually had 15 children.

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Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome to the Year of the Dog.

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The Evolution of Marvel’s Black Panther. Introduced in 1966, the character hits the big screen this weekend.

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The Very Real History of Death Stars. Germany, the Soviet Union, and the U.S. have all drawn up plans for weaponized satellites.

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The Karate Kid gets a modern makeover with Cobra Kai. Daniel and Johnny will revive their unresolved conflicts as older adults in the YouTube Red series.

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How the “Heart Balm Racket” Convinced America That Women Were Up to No Good. Sensational cases of gold diggers meant the end of breach of promise lawsuits.

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What Europe's Oldest Wine Tells Us About Ancient Sicilians. Samples hidden in a cave thousands of years ago hold clues to their everyday lives.

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15 of the World's Most Stunning Winter Destinations. You still have time to book a trip before the tourist season starts.

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