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Starry Advent Calendar

Every year, the Atlantic online publishes a starry visual wonderfest of images from the Hubble Space Telescope, one per day through December 25—a holiday tradition for our times.

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How Does the Internet Work?

When Andrew Blum lost his Internet connection after a squirrel gnawed through his cable, he decided to seek out the physical basis for the mysterious thing that links us to the world. This fascinating video is about what he found.

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