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8 Amazing Quotes from Pee-wee’s Big Adventure
Movies Quotes

8 Amazing Quotes from Pee-wee’s Big Adventure

Pee-wee’s Big Adventure, directed in 1985 by Tim Burton, is

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The Stanley Hotel and Other Creepy Accommodations in the U.S.
History Travel

The Stanley Hotel and Other Creepy Accommodations in the U.S.

If you’re traveling and in the mood to get completely

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David Tennant and Other Doctor Who Actors Who Have Appeared in Marvel Movies
Movies TV

David Tennant and Other Doctor Who Actors Who Have Appeared in Marvel Movies

It was recently announced that David Tennant has been cast

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8 Goofy Medical Devices From the Past
History Science

8 Goofy Medical Devices From the Past

In addition to the practice of medicine evolving over time,

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5 Ways Celiac Disease Can Screw Up Your Life
Lifestyle Science

5 Ways Celiac Disease Can Screw Up Your Life

Celiac disease awareness has taken off in recent years thanks

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27 British Words That Don’t Mean the Same Thing in the U.S.
Lifestyle

27 British Words That Don’t Mean the Same Thing in the U.S.

Americans speak English, as do the Brits, but some words

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7 Other Stone Circles Aside From Stonehenge
History Travel

7 Other Stone Circles Aside From Stonehenge

You’re likely familiar with Stonehenge in south central England, but

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10 Strange Facts About Stonehenge
History Travel

10 Strange Facts About Stonehenge

The mysterious prehistoric monument, known as Stonehenge, is located on

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6 Cool Exhibits You’ll Find at the British Museum
History Travel

6 Cool Exhibits You’ll Find at the British Museum

Established in 1753, the British Museum, located in London, England,

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5 Scary Medical Procedures That Have Fallen Out of Favor
History Science

5 Scary Medical Procedures That Have Fallen Out of Favor

The field of medicine is in a constant state of

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27 Quirky Slang Words from the 1910s
History

27 Quirky Slang Words from the 1910s

Are you ready for a dilly of an evening? Let’s

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11 Exotic Animals Who Attacked Humans
Lifestyle

11 Exotic Animals Who Attacked Humans

Owning an exotic animal is controversial, even if in many

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9 Incredible Dogs From Mythology and Folklore
History

9 Incredible Dogs From Mythology and Folklore

Dogs are not uncommon in folklore and mythology. They are

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13 Things That Happened in 1920
History

13 Things That Happened in 1920

1920 was an amazing time in history. The United States

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8 Places You’ll Find Roman Ruins Around the World
History

8 Places You’ll Find Roman Ruins Around the World

You’ll find plenty of Roman ruins in Rome, Italy, but

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42 Names For Groups of Animals
Science

42 Names For Groups of Animals

If you have a group of cows, you don’t call

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14 Quietly Profound Quotes About Life and Death
Quotes

14 Quietly Profound Quotes About Life and Death

Death is an inevitable event, but we don’t all consider

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37 Girl Baby Names That Were Originally Used For Boys
History

37 Girl Baby Names That Were Originally Used For Boys

Baby naming customs are fascinating, and baby names are also

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7 Other Places You Can Watch David Tennant Besides Doctor Who
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7 Other Places You Can Watch David Tennant Besides Doctor Who

For fans of the long-running British sci-fi show Doctor Who,

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6 Different Ways People Have Buried Their Dead
History

6 Different Ways People Have Buried Their Dead

Burial traditions have varied over time, and different cultures have

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6 Completely Amazing Ossuaries From Around The World
History

6 Completely Amazing Ossuaries From Around The World

You’ve heard of catacombs, and that word probably brings to mind

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23 Pieces of Sweet Lingo From the 1940s
History

23 Pieces of Sweet Lingo From the 1940s

The ’40s were an amazing time in American history. The

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5 Tragic Theme Park Deaths From History
History Travel

5 Tragic Theme Park Deaths From History

Amusement parks are places of thrills and adventure, but sometimes

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6 Defunct Amusement Parks
History Pop Culture Travel

6 Defunct Amusement Parks

When amusement parks are open and thriving, they are amazing locales

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17 Snappy Insults From the Elizabethan Era
History

17 Snappy Insults From the Elizabethan Era

Because you always need more vintage insults to add to