In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you missed:

1. 10 Creepy Santas (Whose Laps We Want Nothing To Do With), by Ransom Riggs
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2. 9 Holiday Characters From Around the World, by Ethan Trex
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3. 6 Controversial Christmas Carols, by Danny Gallagher
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4. The Quick 10: It's a Wonderful Life, by Stacy Conradt
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5. The Quick 10: 10 Defunct Advertising Characters, by Stacy Conradt
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6. 9 Odd & Unusual Soaps, by Miss Cellania
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7. 6 Christmas Firsts, by Kara Kovalchik
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8. The Quick 10: 10 Photo-Op Statues, by Stacy Conradt
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9. 11 Laws Named After People, by Ethan Trex
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10. The Quick 10: Happy Anniversary, Simpsons! by Stacy Conradt

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