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In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com last week, here's what you missed:

1. 5 U.S. Cities That Were Destroyed—and Completely Rebuilt, by Adrienne Crezo
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2. 6 Crazy Historical Tales About Kitchen Spices, by Judy Dutton
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3. 25 Presidential Facts for Everyone Killing Time at the Polls, by Jason English
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4. 11 Things You Might Not Know About the U.S. Air Force, by D.B. Grady
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5. 10 Public Figures Who Choose Not to Vote, by Adrienne Crezo
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6. The Terrifying Origin of “Drinking the Kool-Aid,” by Chris Higgins
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7. Do Americans Actually Move to Canada After Elections?, by The Week
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8. The First (and Last) Serious Challenge to the Electoral College System, by Adrienne Crezo
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9. There Are Only 22 Countries in the World That the British Haven’t Invaded, by Matt Soniak
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10. 11 Movie Chess Scenes Where the Board Is Set Up Wrong, by Arika Okrent
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11. Futurama 2: What 1964 Thought the Future Would Be Like, by Chris Higgins
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12. Why Are Winter Storms Suddenly Getting Named?, by Erin McCarthy

November 10, 2012 - 7:01pm
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