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Christmas Movie Edition

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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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The Science of Hearing. Our ability to detect and interpret sounds is due to an amazing and complicated biological system.

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Lucasfilm Might be Putting Future Star Wars Spinoffs on Hold. Solo's disappointing box office was a surprise glitch in the moneymaking machine.

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Why Women Say Nothing Is Wrong When Something Is Clearly Wrong. She has plenty of reasons not to share it with you right now.

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How to Decorate Like a Viking. Archaeologists have built a palette of the paint colors used on Viking homes and buildings.

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The Breastfeeding Zealots of the Neonatal Ward. Maternal lactation is pushed to the point of shaming mothers with hungry babies.

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9 Amazing Tiki Bars. A visit will cool you off even on the hottest day.

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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain. Check out 25 subtle tricks that make you spend more.

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Here’s How You Can Help Fight Family Separation at the Border. A list of resources and organizations that need your skills, time, or money.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Summer Solstice. While the days will only get shorter from here, temperatures will still go up.

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The Forgotten Chefs Who Made Chili Con Carne a Tex-Mex Standard. Women running their own businesses gave us an entirely new cuisine.

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You Would Never Expect Killer Whales to Appear Here. Arctic Ocean prey that once fed polar bears is fair game for orcas.

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Brooklyn's Defunct Domino Sugar Plant Opens as Domino Park. Pictures show how an old factory can become a community park and still retain its history.

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First Impressions. Tom Comitta took the first sentence from 268 New Yorker short stories, sorted them, and combined them into one surprisingly cohesive tale.

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The Original Locations of 15 Famous Chain Stores. There might be one near you!

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