You know how when the weather gets colder, all you want to do on a lazy Saturday is curl up with a good book? Us, too. And books are great. Really, we love the things. But sometimes we want something that’s less of a time commitment but still entertaining and edifying. That’s where these nine spectacular articles from the past month come in. So grab a pumpkin-flavored anything, hop under a blanket and learn about personality tests, driving songs and incredibly powerful female singers.

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If you’ve ever been confused or fascinated by weird Internet memes...

Read the history of the viral sensation “Ermahgerd” girl. (Vanity Fair)

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If you’ve ever been disappointed by a highly rated movie...

Read about why you should be wary of the very skewed rating system used by popular sites like Fandango. (Five Thirty Eight)

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If you just can’t get the new Drake song out of your head...

Read about what makes some songs utterly perfect for driving. (Grantland)

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Devin Washburn

If you’re totally an INTJ...

Read this very long, very fascinating history of the Myers-Briggs personality test. (Digg)

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If you have a favorite Spin instructor...

Read about the man who’s trying to turn his life around by biking 3,000 miles from coast to coast. (The New York Times)

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If you need to be taken down a few pegs...

Read about the indomitable empire that Taylor Swift has built in her 25 years of life. (GQ)

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Erik Madigan

If T-Swift is a little bubblegum for you...

Read a glorious profile of Nicki Minaj that ends in the rapper kicking the interviewer out of her hotel room. (The New York Times)

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Stephen Doyle

If you’ve ever tried Match.com (or eHarmony or Christian Mingle)...

Read about how one woman’s foray into online dating got her sucked into a global crime plot. (Wired)

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Gene Schiavone

If you wanted to be a ballerina when you grew up...

Read the super-inspiring story of Stella Abrera, the American Ballet Theater’s first Filipina-American principal dancer. (BuzzFeed)

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