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

1. 5 Olympians Who Sold Their Gold Medals, by Stacy Conradt
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2. 11 Geeky Wedding and Engagement Rings, by Jill Harness
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3. 4 Times Olympians Refused Their Medals, by Scott Allen
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4. 11 of the Craziest Events in Olympic History, by Orrin Konheim
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5. The Science of “Breaking the Seal,” by Matt Soniak
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6. 10 Lost Treasures That Could Make You Very Rich, by Ethan Trex
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7. Does Wedding Rice Really Make Birds Explode?, by Matt Soniak
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8. A Physics Lesson: Why Cats Land on Their Feet (Usually), by Chris Higgins
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9. 6 Olympians Who Don’t Keep Their Medals in a Sock Drawer, by Stacy Conradt
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10. 5 Fictional Countries Where the U.S. Army is Trained to Fight, by D.B. Grady
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11. Remembering Reebok’s “Dan and Dave” Campaign 20 Years Later, by Bud Shaw
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12. A Brief History of Olympic Defectors, by Lucas Reilly
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13. 13 Brazen Harry Potter Knock-Offs From Around the World, by Julia Davis
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14. The View From the End of the Great Wall of China, by Jill Harness
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15. CURIOSITY HAS LANDED, by Chris Higgins

August 11, 2012 - 4:02pm
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