Of the hundreds of exoplanets we know of, the one that most resembles earth is called GJ 1214b. The folks at Wired believe that GJ 1214b deserves a better name, and is taking your suggestions and votes. (via Metafilter)
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The 27 Craziest Menorahs. I wonder how many of these are actually used to celebrate Hanukkah.
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A slide show of the best pictures of the decade. Some record world-changing events, but you'll also see fighting squirrels and baby ducklings. (via Fark)
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24 Public Expressions Of Broken Love. This is the way you do it when there's no chance whatsoever you'll change your mind. Slightly NSFW.
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Simon's Cat encounters snow for the first time. Also take a look at how Simon Tofield creates his animations.
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The holidays are shaping up to be a grim time for food charities. There are too many people to feed and smaller budgets to feed them.
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8 Great TV Christmas Specials (But Not The Ones You're Probably Thinking). These won't come around every year, but they are worth seeking out.