Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (a.k.a. The Wealthiest Man to Ever Walk the Earth) has announced that his company (a.k.a. the Most Valuable Company to Ever Exist) will contribute $1 million Australian dollars in aid to Australia to assist with the country's bushfire recovery efforts. In U.S. dollars, that's approximately $690,000.

For sure, $690,000 is not a small amount of money, and every donation counts. But the announcement from Bezos has people expressing their not-so-charitable feelings about the mega rich man and his mega valuable company. And when you calculate what kind of an effect $690,000 has on Amazon's bottom line, it's not hard to see why.

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When the temperature drops and the sky turns grey, it can be hard to get out of the house. Sometimes all you want to do is get comfortable and watch Netflix on the sofa. Which is a perfectly acceptable Friday night activity, OK?! And if you're going to stay home, you might as well embrace your night in and be as cozy as possible. These eight items will likely make it so you never want to go outside, again. And we totally support it.

Oversized sherpa pullover jacket

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The closest thing to being pajamas without actually wearing pajamas. You can even wear it outside (if you somehow make it off the sofa) and look relatively stylish while maintaining maximum coziness, so win-win.

Zesica Sherpa Fleece Pullover, $36-40; at Amazon

Warm fleece PJ set

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There's nothing cuter or more comfortable than a matching PJ set, and this buffalo plaid pair makes the perfect pick for the holidays.

#followme Printed Microfleece Button Front PJ Pant Set with Socks, $25; at Amazon

Sheepskin slippers


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Because no one wants cold feet; this pair is made with 100% sheepskin.

Qwaruba Women's Cabin Slipper, $89.95; at Amazon

Pretty flannel blanket

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Curl up in your favorite spot with this beautiful flannel throw. And with eight color options, you'll surely find one that suits your style.

LOMAO Flannel Blanket with Pompom Fringe, $24; at Amazon

Tea gift set

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Can you be truly cozy without a hot beverage in hand? This tea set comes with everything you need to make the perfect cup.

Tea Forte Loose Tea Starter Set, $27.92; at Amazon

Bathtub overflow cover

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This genius invention lets you fill your bath all the way to the top, even if you don't have a clawfoot tub. Sink in deep and let your stress melt away.

SlipX Solutions Bottomless Bath Overflow Drain Cover, $7.99; at Amazon

Twinkle lights

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Hanging twinkle lights is an easy and cheap way to instantly make any room cozier.

Twinkle Star 300 LED Window Curtain String Light, $15.89; at Amazon

For fiddo

Best Friends by Sheri

Don't forget the puppers (or kittens) who know a thing or two about being cozy. This fuzzy donut bed will be your fur baby's new favorite spot.

Best Friends by Sheri Calming Shag Vegan Fur Donut Cuddler, $32-$116; at Amazon

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Hold onto your butts because we got more new species than "Game of Thrones" reaction threads.

In 2014-15, humans discovered 381 new species of plants and animals hidden in the Amazon rainforest, according to a new report from the World Wildlife Fund and the Mamirauá Institute for Sustainable Development.

Part of a regular review conducted by the agency, this round included some pretty amazing specimens — a pink river dolphin, a fire-tailed titi monkey, a yellow-moustached lizard, a bird named after Barack Obama (one more species in a long line of exciting creatures and plants named after the former president), and a honeycomb-patterned stingray.

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