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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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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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