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Amazing Mythological Creatures You’ve Never Heard Of
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Amazing Mythological Creatures You’ve Never Heard Of

Forget about vampires, werewolves, and mermaids. Those are the myths

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Cannibal Ladies: Weird Facts About Ladybugs
Science

Cannibal Ladies: Weird Facts About Ladybugs

Ladybugs, ladybirds, or ladybird beetles, the classic red and black

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Floyd Mayweather: The Champ
Sports

Floyd Mayweather: The Champ

Floyd Mayweather won his match of the century against Manny

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Words That Came To Mean Their Opposite
Lifestyle

Words That Came To Mean Their Opposite

You might think that language would fall apart if words

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Optical Illusions and How They Work
Science

Optical Illusions and How They Work

Optical illusions have provided amusement and frustration for years, and

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The Wild World of Air Guitar
Music

The Wild World of Air Guitar

Most of us think of air guitar as something you

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The Science of Hauntings
Science

The Science of Hauntings

The idea of ghosts has been around since people have

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No More Chocolate? The Worst Shortages You Need To Brace Yourself For
Food

No More Chocolate? The Worst Shortages You Need To Brace Yourself For

There are few things more terrifying in this world than

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You Won’t Believe What Doctors Can Do
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You Won’t Believe What Doctors Can Do

Since medicine first started to become formalized thousands of years

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Video Killed the Radio Star: The Story of MTV
Pop Culture

Video Killed the Radio Star: The Story of MTV

MTV has saturated popular culture so thoroughly that every song

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A Most Prestigious Award: The Nobel Prize
History

A Most Prestigious Award: The Nobel Prize

There are few things in the world that are universally

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Mount Everest: The Beauty and the Danger
Geography

Mount Everest: The Beauty and the Danger

Mount Everest is an icon, a symbol for the power

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9 Things To Know About Tony Stark
Pop Culture

9 Things To Know About Tony Stark

Iron Man might be the most popular Avenger, with his

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Science of Cooking
Food

Science of Cooking

Most people cook every day, but few of us realize

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The Encyclopedia That Changed Them All: Facts About Wikipedia
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The Encyclopedia That Changed Them All: Facts About Wikipedia

Since Wikipedia came into existence 2001, it has dominated the

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The Funniest Hobbies of Dictators
History

The Funniest Hobbies of Dictators

Dictators are not known for their soft sides. More often

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Fantastic Stephen Colbert Facts
Pop Culture

Fantastic Stephen Colbert Facts

Although he no longer runs the Report, Stephen Colbert is

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The Tragic Life of Max Planck
History

The Tragic Life of Max Planck

Max Planck is one of the most influential mathematicians of

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The Craziest and Closest Elections
History

The Craziest and Closest Elections

More often than not, elections are fairly normal affairs. The

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Her Highness: The Queen of England
Pop Culture

Her Highness: The Queen of England

Americans have an endless fascination with the British royal family,

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Famous People with Depression
Pop Culture

Famous People with Depression

Despite the fact that many mental illnesses still face incredible

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The Amazing and Tragic Life of Heath Ledger
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The Amazing and Tragic Life of Heath Ledger

In 2008, the world lost one of its most beloved

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Adam Rainer: Dwarf and Giant
History

Adam Rainer: Dwarf and Giant

Both gigantism and dwarfism are considered rare diseases. For most

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Cross Dressing and Cake: Eddie Izzard
Pop Culture

Cross Dressing and Cake: Eddie Izzard

Eddie Izzard is one of the most popular comedians doing

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11 Facts About Mike Tyson
Sports

11 Facts About Mike Tyson

In the fighting world, Mike Tyson is legendary. One of