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SpaceX rocket crashes. Nigella thrills the internet, again. Olivia Jade opens up about college scandal. Here are the must-see videos of the week.

A huge BOOM

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Alligator charges kayaker. See what happens next
00:58 - Source: CNN

Some Georgia teachers made a remix of a popular rap song to kick off their virtual school year. Callie Evans said she did it to motivate and engage her students.

The “Mee-cro-wah-vay”

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'Dirty Dancing' lake filling up 12 years after it dried up
01:27 - Source: WSLS

Who knew we were pronouncing “microwave” incorrectly all these years? British TV chef Nigella Lawson set the online world abuzz after her pronunciation went viral. And then she had some fun with our reactions, too!

Hang ten

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Chris Evans praises boy who saved sister from dog attack
01:28 - Source: CNN

Surfers got to experience “monster” waves at Mavericks Beach in California. Weather conditions were reportedly perfect, and brought 30- to 40-foot waves. Surfers described some of the waves as “huge” and “untouchable.” Gnarly.

Opening up

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NEOWISE comet is now visible from Earth. Don't miss it!
00:50 - Source: CNN

Olivia Jade Giannulli, daughter of actress Lori Loughlin, appeared on Facebook’s “Red Table Talk.” “What happened was wrong,” Giannulli says about her family’s involvement in the college admissions scandal.

Like finding a ‘unicorn’

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Pandemic can't stop Simone Biles' stunning aerial display
00:59 - Source: CNN

Well this is unexpected. Scientists were looking for a rare species of whale when they discovered what they believe is a new species of whale off the coast of Baja California, Mexico.