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PEOPLE's Guide to the 2015 Super Bowl | Gisele Bundchen, Katy Perry, Tom Brady

PEOPLE's Guide to the 2015 Super Bowl

Originally posted 02/01/2015 02:10PM

Sure, the Super Bowl is first and foremost a sporting event, the battle of the top two teams in the NFL.

But it's also the one day you actually want to watch commercials. (Because seriously, who can resist that Budweiser puppy?) It's a time to fearlessly gorge yourself on greasy food and beer. And this year, it's also the perfect opportunity to star-gaze as Katy Perry performs and Hollywood's hottest celebs cheer on their favorite teams.

As the New England Patriots prepare to face off against the Seattle Seahawks in Phoenix, PEOPLE is bringing you inside access, from the tastiest dishes to cook for your viewing party to the ads that will have your office buzzing Monday morning.

And yeah, we'll keep you updated on that whole football thing, too. Here's your guide to Super Bowl Sunday:

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Bill Nye Debunks Bill Belichick's Response to 'DeflateGate' (VIDEO)

Originally posted 01/25/2015 01:20PM

World News Videos | ABC World News Wondering who would be the first prominent scientist to come out against New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick's explanation for the under-inflated balls his team was accused using during the NFL playoffs last Sunday?

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Here's Bill Nye Explaining Evolution with Emoji (VIDEO)

Originally posted 12/16/2014 03:15PM

Bill Nye is a national treasure. Part of why he's been so successful is the way he manages to stay abreast of technology and culture to keep delivering educational messages about science.

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Dancing with the Stars Sends Bill Nye Home | Bill Nye

Dancing with the Stars Sends Bill Nye Home

Originally posted 09/30/2013 10:00PM

It was a night of mostly high scores on Monday's old Hollywood-themed Dancing with the Stars.

But three couples were in jeopardy: injured Bill Nye and Tyne Stecklein, Christina Milian and Mark Ballas, and Brant Daugherty and Peta Murgatroyd.

But it was Nye and Stecklein who went home, following a fun, but low-scoring 16-point futuristic jazz number to Daft Punk's "Get Lucky."

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PHOTO: See Bill Nye's Robot Suit Before He Wears It on Dancing

Dancing With the Stars

PHOTO: See Bill Nye's Robot Suit Before He Wears It on Dancing

Originally posted 09/30/2013 03:45PM

It's another crafty costume for Bill Nye.

Provided the injured Science Guy gets to perform on Monday night's Dancing with the Stars, he'll be clad in a robot suit with lights and a bow tie.

Nye, 57, was said to be "in good spirits" after a partially tearing a ligament last week when he tripped on the cuff of his pants mid-dance with partner Tyne Stecklein, claiming the first big injury of the season.

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Bill Nye in 'Good Spirits' After Hospitalization for DWTS Injury | Bill Nye

Bill Nye in 'Good Spirits' After Hospitalization for DWTS Injury

Originally posted 09/25/2013 04:40PM

Call him Bill Nye, the healing guy.

Following a torn ligament from falling mid-routine on Monday night's Dancing with the Stars, the Science Guy, 57, is "in good spirits and is really hoping he can continue to compete," a source tells PEOPLE.

Nye, a fan favorite on the ABC show, "stepped on the cuff of these fancy slacks and I went down," he told PEOPLE after the tumble earlier this week. "We'll do R.I.C.E. – we'll do rest, ice, compression, elevation [and] see where we get."

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Who Went Home on Dancing with the Stars?

Dancing With the Stars

Keyshawn Johnson First to Go Home on Dancing with the Stars

Originally posted 09/23/2013 10:15PM

Bill Nye the Science Guy is definitely a fan favorite on Dancing with the Stars, but did people's votes save the low-scoring star from being the first eliminated contestant of season 17?

Following last week's 14 out of 30-point cha cha, Nye, 57, and partner Tyne Stecklein showed a little improvement on Monday night with a 17-point Paso Doble, but it wasn't enough to keep them from the bottom of the leader board, with judge Carrie Ann Inaba critiquing his footwork.

Trailing close to the scientist was Keyshawn Johnson with an 18-point samba that Inaba said was "rough around the edges" – and Valerie Harper, who seemed like she "forgot a third of" her 19-point Paso Doble, according to Inaba.

So who ended up going home?

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Bill Nye on His DWTS Debut: 'I'm Disappointed in Myself' | Bill Nye

Bill Nye on His Dancing With the Stars Debut: 'I'm Disappointed in Myself'

Originally posted 09/17/2013 07:00PM

If there's a science to becoming a good dancer, it would be helpful to Bill Nye.

The former Bill Nye the Science Guy host, 57, is feeling blue after earning the lowest score – 14 points out of 30 for his science-themed cha cha with partner Tyne Stecklein – on Dancing With the Stars's season 17 debut.

"I'm disappointed and I think that's normal [to feel that way]," Nye told PEOPLE backstage after Monday night's show. "I'm disappointed in myself and just, things. But what are you going to do?"

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Who Scored Three Nines on the Season Premiere of DWTS? | Amber Riley

Dancing with the Stars Premiere: Tears, Cheers and a Surprise 'Tigress'

Originally posted 09/16/2013 10:00PM

Dancing with the Stars brought out some unexpected stunners – and a standing ovation that drew tears – on Monday night's season 17 premiere.

Although early favorite Corbin Bleu wowed the crowd as predicted with a 24-point contemporary dance with partner Karina Smirnoff, it was Amber Riley, 27, who landed the near-perfect score.

Earning three nines, Riley's dance with Derek Hough had Bruno Tolioni calling the Glee actress the "tigress of season 17." Fellow judge Len Goodman said excitedly, "I'm palpitating, perspirating and flatulating."

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Bill Nye 'Much Better' After On-Stage Collapse | Bill Nye

Bill Nye 'Much Better' After On-Stage Collapse

Originally posted 11/17/2010 07:55PM

Bill Nye's collapsed on stage at the University of Southern California Tuesday night – and his rep says the fainting spell was brought on by too much work.

"Bill Nye is feeling much better after a good night's rest," his rep, Glenn Schwartz, tells USA Today. "He says he pushed himself too hard after a long day of an early satellite media tour combined with a late night speech."

The TV personality, 54, best known for his Emmy winning Bill Nye the Science Guy, fainted multiple times during his presentation, according to various reports, but was determined to finish his speech on science education.

At one point, however, he was slurring his speech and stumbled against his laptop, an audience member told the Los Angeles Times.

While he initially refused to sit down, Nye was eventually removed from the stage and attended to by Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics.

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