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A Few Facts About Sci Fi Giant Ray Bradbury
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A Few Facts About Sci Fi Giant Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury is one of the most iconic science fiction

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Coolest Facts About Japan
Geography

Coolest Facts About Japan

Japan has long captured the imagination of those in Europe

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The Runner’s Gene: Why Jamaicans Dominate the Competition
Geography Sports

The Runner’s Gene: Why Jamaicans Dominate the Competition

Have you ever wondered why some countries seem to have

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The Terrifying Life of Benito Mussolini
History

The Terrifying Life of Benito Mussolini

Benito Mussolini is one of the most well known and

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Your Need To Know Facts About Robert Downey Jr.
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Your Need To Know Facts About Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr. is one of the most popular actors

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A 600 Year Long Song and Other Weird Musical Performances
Music

A 600 Year Long Song and Other Weird Musical Performances

Most of the time music makes sense in some intuitive

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The Most Amazing Insults From 30 Rock
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The Most Amazing Insults From 30 Rock

30 Rock is a show known for its wit and

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11 Facts About the Newly Unveiled Caitlyn Jenner
Pop Culture

11 Facts About the Newly Unveiled Caitlyn Jenner

After her recent Vanity Fair cover, Caitlyn Jenner has been

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The Snowball Protests and Other Police Overreactions
History

The Snowball Protests and Other Police Overreactions

There have been times in history in which the police

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The Weirdest Side Effects of Medications
Science

The Weirdest Side Effects of Medications

It’s familiar to everyone to hear the litany of side

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The Best of the Ig Nobel Prize
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The Best of the Ig Nobel Prize

Each year the Ig Nobel prizes are awarded for the

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Laws That Stuck Around Way Past Their Time
History

Laws That Stuck Around Way Past Their Time

Sometimes government is slow to change, which means that we

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You’d Never Expect These Actors To Have These Second Careers
Lifestyle

You’d Never Expect These Actors To Have These Second Careers

There are some careers that go together like peanut butter

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6 of the Most Heroic Acts From American History
History

6 of the Most Heroic Acts From American History

Throughout American history there have been some individuals whose actions

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Here’s Why Benedict Arnold Was a Hero Before He Was a Traitor
History

Here’s Why Benedict Arnold Was a Hero Before He Was a Traitor

Most people know Benedict Arnold as the epitome of a

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Memorial Day Facts
Lifestyle

Memorial Day Facts

The final Monday of each May brings us Memorial Day,

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12,000 Years of Man’s Best Friend: Dog Facts
Science

12,000 Years of Man’s Best Friend: Dog Facts

Dogs have been domesticated for over 12,000 years, living and

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9 Need To Know Facts About Johnny Depp
Pop Culture

9 Need To Know Facts About Johnny Depp

One of the most popular and offbeat actors in Hollywood

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9 of the World’s Most Impressive Prodigies
History

9 of the World’s Most Impressive Prodigies

Most people don’t do a whole lot with their lives

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The Most Beautiful Birds in the World
Science

The Most Beautiful Birds in the World

Nature has created some amazingly beautiful creatures, but it does

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Crazy Conspiracy Theories About Rasputin
History

Crazy Conspiracy Theories About Rasputin

The life of Rasputin is one of the most bizarre

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11 Need to Know Facts About Bill Murray
Movies

11 Need to Know Facts About Bill Murray

Bill Murray is one of the most popular actors around,

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Creepiest Creatures Found in the Ocean
Science

Creepiest Creatures Found in the Ocean

The ocean is home to an amazing variety of animals,

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Bomb Sniffing Rats and Other Amazing Trained Animals
Science

Bomb Sniffing Rats and Other Amazing Trained Animals

Some animals are well known for their pliability and the

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Mad Max and Babe: An Eclectic Director
Movies

Mad Max and Babe: An Eclectic Director

Mad Max: Fury Road is one of the most popular