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6 Odd and Absurd TV Pilots That Failed To Impress
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6 Odd and Absurd TV Pilots That Failed To Impress

Television success is the Holy Grail for many.  As many

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6 Truly Terrible Movie Titles That Could Have Been
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6 Truly Terrible Movie Titles That Could Have Been

Whether it is the fault of a creatively-challenged studio executive

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Smarter Than the Average Joe: 5 Celebrity Inventors
Pop Culture

Smarter Than the Average Joe: 5 Celebrity Inventors

Celebrities are not necessarily considered the smartest people in society.

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8 Popular Songs (Probably) About Real People
Music

8 Popular Songs (Probably) About Real People

Taylor Swift has built a career around writing songs about

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6 Strange, Odd, and Downright Disgusting Restaurant Burgers
Food

6 Strange, Odd, and Downright Disgusting Restaurant Burgers

We’ve already established that burgers are pretty much America’s favorite

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7 Facts About Your Favorite Food – Burgers
Food History

7 Facts About Your Favorite Food – Burgers

The all-American hamburger, perhaps the U.S.’s most popular food, is

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6 Best American Cities to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
Geography Travel

6 Best American Cities to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is fun in almost any city, Irish

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“One of Our Greatest, Sharpest Minds” – Terry Pratchett
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“One of Our Greatest, Sharpest Minds” – Terry Pratchett

His publisher tweeted “The world has lost one of our greatest,

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7 Weird Writers Who Inspired The Even Weirder HP Lovecraft
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7 Weird Writers Who Inspired The Even Weirder HP Lovecraft

  HP Lovecraft, the master of the macabre, is pop

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7 Actors That Tried Their Pens At Novels
Books Pop Culture

7 Actors That Tried Their Pens At Novels

We fetishize celebrities and their lifestyles.  On television, in magazines,

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Meet The Man Who Revolutionized Fake Food
Food Science

Meet The Man Who Revolutionized Fake Food

As our world goes through a food revolution toward natural,

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The Magic and the Lies of Perception (or #TheDress)
Pop Culture Science

The Magic and the Lies of Perception (or #TheDress)

Albert Einstein once said, “Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a

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6 Movie Sequels Better and More Successful Than the First
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6 Movie Sequels Better and More Successful Than the First

Every year it seems like Hollywood relies more on sequels,

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The 12 Oddest Ice Cream Flavors From Around The World
Food Travel

The 12 Oddest Ice Cream Flavors From Around The World

In my last Phactual article, we already established that ice cream

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7 Delicious Facts About Your Favorite Food – Ice Cream
Food History

7 Delicious Facts About Your Favorite Food – Ice Cream

I can’t go longer than a week without eating ice

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9 Most Hated Best Picture Winners
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9 Most Hated Best Picture Winners

While it has its critics, The Academy Awards are one

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Science, Life, Philosophy – 7 Stephen Hawking Quotes
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Science, Life, Philosophy – 7 Stephen Hawking Quotes

With  The Theory of Everything nominated for five Oscars, Eddie Redmayne

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How WWII Changed The Way We Eat (For Better Or Worse)
Food History

How WWII Changed The Way We Eat (For Better Or Worse)

When looking at our current, global lifestyle, it is not

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6 Oddly Popular Pizzas From Around The World
Food Geography

6 Oddly Popular Pizzas From Around The World

India Considering that the majority of India is Hindu, the

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6 Great Documentaries Directed by Narrative Film Directors
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6 Great Documentaries Directed by Narrative Film Directors

Documentary and narrative film have always had a weak distinction.

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6 Terrifying, Fascinating, and Odd Arachnids
Science

6 Terrifying, Fascinating, and Odd Arachnids

I am terrified of spiders. In fact, writing this article

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7 Delicious Facts About Your Favorite Food – Pizza
Food

7 Delicious Facts About Your Favorite Food – Pizza

Who doesn’t love pizza?  Everyone, right?  Well, rather than the

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5 Times Bands Ignored the Business Side of Music
Music Pop Culture

5 Times Bands Ignored the Business Side of Music

The entertainment industry is built on the dichotomous relationship between

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8 Fears of the Famous
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8 Fears of the Famous

Everybody has fears.  Fear is instinctual and keeps us alive.

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7 Interesting Facts About Our Favorite Food – Peanut Butter
Food

7 Interesting Facts About Our Favorite Food – Peanut Butter

It is delicious, healthy, and one of America’s favorite foods.

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