Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: 25 websites that will make you smarter, today's best Steam deals, Star Wars trailer gets the "Lucas" treatment.
- There have been countless science fiction movies and documentaries about the future of humanity. But few — if any — are as inspiring, beautiful, and realistic as this extraordinary short film by Erik Wernquist, narrated by Carl Sagan. Watch it and get ready for goosebumps.
- Here are today's best Steam deals, including Far Cry 3 for $7.48, Dark Souls for $6.79 and Terraria for $1.99. Gotta collect 'em all!
- Business Insider has compiled a list of 25 websites that will make you smarter — and yes, Lifehacker is included. Click here to see what else made the cut.
- Our sister site Shopstyle has kicked off its Cyber Monday sales with prices starting at just 57 cents! Click here to see the full range of bargains.
- By now you've doubtlessly seen the first trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Some clever wag has tweaked it to include a bunch of distracting and entirely superfluous CGI. The result is truly glorious.