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

1. 24 Vintage Photographs of Abe Lincoln Being Awesome, by Lucas Reilly
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2. 11 Harry Potter Facts From Our Amazing Fact Generator, by Jason English
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3. 35 Modern Words Recently Added to the Dictionary, by Lucas Reilly
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4. Why Do Olympians Wear That Colorful Tape?, by Lauren Hansen
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5. 5 Medical Innovations of the Civil War, by Chip Rowe
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6. 15 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in August, by Laura Turner Garrison
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7. 7 Schools Where Streaking is an Organized Sport, by Julia Davis
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8. Why Do Divers Go Hot Tubbing After a Dive?, by Stacy Conradt
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9. The Only Footage of Mark Twain in Existence, by Lucas Reilly
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10. The Flying Pinto That Killed Its Inventor, by Matt Soniak
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11. 11 Notable Medalists in the Olympic Art Competitions, by Scott Allen

August 4, 2012 - 4:07am
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