Last Week's Most Popular Stories

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

1. Ghost Writers: The Surprising Names Behind 10 Famous Works, by Ethan Trex
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2. The Quick 10: 10 Unexpected Secret Service Duties, by Stacy Conradt
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3. How 10 Sugary Treats Got Their Names, by Ethan Trex
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4. What Happened to Marie Antoinette's Children?, by Linda Rodriguez
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5. 8 Obscure But Adorable Wildcat Species, by Miss Cellania
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6. A White House Christmas! Starring Nancy Reagan as Herself and Mr. T as Santa, by Jason English
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7. Outlaws Who Became Folk Heroes, by Miss Cellania
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8. How One Man Gamed The Price Is Right, by Chris Higgins
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9. Why Do Soap Operas Look Different From Other TV Shows?, by Matt Soniak
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10. Where is Old Jersey? (and 6 other "˜New' location origins), by David K. Israel

And if you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com for the first six months of the year, here's what else you missed:

Our 12 Most Popular Stories of 2010 (So Far)

July 17, 2010 - 8:26pm
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