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From President to Mail Carrier: 7 Surprising Requirements (or Lack Thereof) for Government Jobs
History

From President to Mail Carrier: 7 Surprising Requirements (or Lack Thereof) for Government Jobs

Whether you’re looking to join the Secret Service or just

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Things You Didn’t Know About the Strangely Pleasurable Auditory Trend That’s All Over the Internet
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Things You Didn’t Know About the Strangely Pleasurable Auditory Trend That’s All Over the Internet

If you troll YouTube enough, you may just come across

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5 of the Smartest Ways People Have Starting Using Virtual Reality
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5 of the Smartest Ways People Have Starting Using Virtual Reality

If virtual reality is a medium of the future, then

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Simply Godiva Duck Chocolate and Other Amazing Names of Westminster’s Dog Show Winners
History Pop Culture

Simply Godiva Duck Chocolate and Other Amazing Names of Westminster’s Dog Show Winners

If you thought the best “stage” names were reserved for

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5 One-Eyed Goats and How They Came To Be: From Texas to Turkey
Science

5 One-Eyed Goats and How They Came To Be: From Texas to Turkey

There have been at least five widely known cases of

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7 Crucial Parts of the Brain You Should Get Better Acquainted With
Science

7 Crucial Parts of the Brain You Should Get Better Acquainted With

Everybody has a basic idea of what goes on with

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7 Writers You Should Know About Who Have Been Imprisoned for Their Work
Books History

7 Writers You Should Know About Who Have Been Imprisoned for Their Work

Throughout history, people have been imprisoned for writing their true beliefs

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Atlantic City’s Become a Ghost Town, and These 5 Casinos Haunt It
Lifestyle Travel

Atlantic City’s Become a Ghost Town, and These 5 Casinos Haunt It

Over the past year or so, Atlantic City has gone

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This Is Not a Jellyfish: It’s Not Even Just One Animal
Science

This Is Not a Jellyfish: It’s Not Even Just One Animal

This looks like a jellyfish, right? It’s got the bulbous

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“Dope” Comes from Sauce? And Other Unexpected Word Origins
History Pop Culture

“Dope” Comes from Sauce? And Other Unexpected Word Origins

Have you ever wondered why a bar is called a

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9 Film Adaptations of Alice in Wonderland You Didn’t Know About
Movies

9 Film Adaptations of Alice in Wonderland You Didn’t Know About

If your iconic on-screen version of “Alice in Wonderland” was

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9 Words That People Think Make Them Sound Smart…But Don’t
Lifestyle

9 Words That People Think Make Them Sound Smart…But Don’t

People do a lot of odd things with the purpose

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7 Serial Killers Who Were Abused as Children
History Science

7 Serial Killers Who Were Abused as Children

The following serial killers committed crimes that are too heinous and

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6 High Profile Killers Who Also Have a Domestic Violence History
History Lifestyle

6 High Profile Killers Who Also Have a Domestic Violence History

The US criminal justice system has notoriously underemphasized the gravity

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7 Drugs Whose Main “Medicinal” Effects Were Discovered by Accident
Science

7 Drugs Whose Main “Medicinal” Effects Were Discovered by Accident

Who would want to unleash the paranoia of PCP unto

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11 Health Benefits You Get From Eating the Most Basic Salads
Food

11 Health Benefits You Get From Eating the Most Basic Salads

Yes, we are all very aware that salad is an

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14 of the Most Offensive “Mental Disorders” Ever in the DSM
History Science

14 of the Most Offensive “Mental Disorders” Ever in the DSM

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (better known

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11 of the Best High School Movies Starring Evil Girls
Movies Pop Culture

11 of the Best High School Movies Starring Evil Girls

Evil takes its true form in female high school students.

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9 Cisgender Actors Who Played Transgender Characters
Movies Pop Culture

9 Cisgender Actors Who Played Transgender Characters

Some of the biggest names in cinema have taken on

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9 Surprising Facts About Tokyo’s Subway System
Travel

9 Surprising Facts About Tokyo’s Subway System

If you’re coming from a major metropolitan area in the

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7 Lesser-Known Rights You Should Definitely Be Aware of to Protect Your Civil Liberties
Lifestyle

7 Lesser-Known Rights You Should Definitely Be Aware of to Protect Your Civil Liberties

Most people know that “you have the right to remain

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11 of the Most Fascinating Medical Conditions You’ll (Probably) Never Come Across
Science

11 of the Most Fascinating Medical Conditions You’ll (Probably) Never Come Across

This list could be renamed to, “Confronting the Worst Fears

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13 Movies to Warm Up to This Cold Winter
Movies

13 Movies to Warm Up to This Cold Winter

There’s no time like the winter when it comes to

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9 of the Weirdest Phobias People Actually Have
Lifestyle Science

9 of the Weirdest Phobias People Actually Have

Ever wished there were a technical name to legitimize your

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8 Sports You Never Thought Would Be in the Olympics
Pop Culture Sports

8 Sports You Never Thought Would Be in the Olympics

The Olympics represent the peak of human strength and perseverance.