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

1. 9 Weapons That Failed Spectacularly (and 1 That Possibly Didn’t), by Judy Dutton
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2. The Founder of Mother's Day Later Fought to Have It Abolished, by Jonathan Mulinix
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3. 10 Uninhabited Islands and Why Nobody Lives on Them, by Miss Cellania
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4. 12 Really Forced Portmanteaux That Never Caught On, by Caity Weaver
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5. The 9 Worst Moms in the Animal Kingdom, by Jill Harness
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6. Say Pleonasm: 9 Common Phrases Longer Than They Need to Be, by Benjamin Smith
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7. Pictures of Things That Kids Eat, by Miss Cellania
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8. 14 Essential Talking Points About The Berenstain Bears, by Maggie Ryan Sandford
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9. 10 Amazing North American Libraries, by Jill Harness
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10. Beyond Black Friday: The 7 Black Days of the Week, by M. Asher Cantr

May 20, 2012 - 3:04am
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