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9 Surprisingly Real Food Phobias
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9 Surprisingly Real Food Phobias

Phobias are the unreasonable fears of situations or objects that

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6 Hot Directors Whose Careers Began on Television Shows
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6 Hot Directors Whose Careers Began on Television Shows

More and more, Hollywood and independent film are becoming realms

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Guano in Gunpowder and 5 Other Weird Secret Ingredients
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Guano in Gunpowder and 5 Other Weird Secret Ingredients

In a culture that tries to prevent so much waste,

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The Whisker Renaissance – The 5 Bearded Presidents
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The Whisker Renaissance – The 5 Bearded Presidents

Only five US presidents sported full beards during their presidency.

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6 Facts About Alexander the Great You Might Not Have Known
History

6 Facts About Alexander the Great You Might Not Have Known

Alexander the Great was one of the greatest military genius in

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5 Strange Baseball Rules That Used To Be
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5 Strange Baseball Rules That Used To Be

The most American sport, the game that the world identifies

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8 Celebrities That Became Politicians
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8 Celebrities That Became Politicians

Arnold Schwarzenegger was not the first, nor will he be

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7 Last Meals of Famous Prisoners
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7 Last Meals of Famous Prisoners

The last meal is a tradition that dates back to

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7 Closest Super Bowls Ever (All Within 3 Points!)
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7 Closest Super Bowls Ever (All Within 3 Points!)

  The Super Bowl is annually the most-watched television event

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9 Nineties Toys The Ruled Christmas Lists
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9 Nineties Toys The Ruled Christmas Lists

Christmas lists throughout the 90s were filled with gifts that

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7 Sacred Sites Created by Nature
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7 Sacred Sites Created by Nature

The Earth is a powerful place.  People all across the

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2014’s Best Movies – A Video Countdown
Movies

2014’s Best Movies – A Video Countdown

Former Film.com Senior Editor, David Ehrlich, has a yearly tradition.

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9 FDR Quotes About Life and Happiness
Books History

9 FDR Quotes About Life and Happiness

Franklin D. Roosevelt is one of the most beloved presidents

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Turns Out, What We Know About Vikings Is Wrong
History

Turns Out, What We Know About Vikings Is Wrong

Vikings are pretty straightforward.  They conquer, pillage, destroy, and drink

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How Much Sleep Do You Actually Need?
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How Much Sleep Do You Actually Need?

Getting the correct amount of sleep is something I consider

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17 Female Scientists Who Won the Nobel Prize
History Science

17 Female Scientists Who Won the Nobel Prize

The Nobel Foundation was founded in 1901, and it was

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9 Essential Einstein Quotes to Live By
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9 Essential Einstein Quotes to Live By

Albert Einstein is, without question, one of the most brilliant

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The 7 Best Films of 2014 You Might Have Missed
Movies

The 7 Best Films of 2014 You Might Have Missed

Snowpiercer  dir, Boon Joon-Ho Boon Joon-Ho (The Host) directs, possibly,

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Target Manager Gives Epic Speech That Can Rival Braveheart
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Target Manager Gives Epic Speech That Can Rival Braveheart

Braveheart has the quintessential badass motivation battle speech.  Maybe you are

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9 Most Successful TV Spin-offs (The Best of the Best)
TV

9 Most Successful TV Spin-offs (The Best of the Best)

Some of the worst television shows are the result of

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11 Most Awesome NFL Player Nicknames
Sports

11 Most Awesome NFL Player Nicknames

Professional sports fans love handing out nicknames.  I think it

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7 Unfinished Movies That Should Have Been
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7 Unfinished Movies That Should Have Been

The 2014 documentary Jodorowski’s Dune documents the making and unmaking of the

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9 Awful TV Spinoffs (The Worst of the Worst)
TV

9 Awful TV Spinoffs (The Worst of the Worst)

Once you succeed in television your career is set.  Actors

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7 Vampire Movies for Fans Looking for Something Different
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7 Vampire Movies for Fans Looking for Something Different

Unfortunately, vampire films have become vehicles for twee love stories,

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7 Scariest Movie Santas To Keep You Awake on Christmas Eve
Movies

7 Scariest Movie Santas To Keep You Awake on Christmas Eve

Christmas, the holiday of cheer and joy and over-commercialization. Family

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