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The Woman Who Ate Hitler's Food

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Odd Jobs: Hitler’s Food Taster

Margot Wölk tried Hitler’s meals to make sure they weren’t poisoned.

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The Sports Moment of the Year

A seven year old boy named Jack Hoffman is battling brain cancer. This past weekend he ran for a touchdown in Nebraska’s annual spring football game. This video will make you cry.

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Speakeasy & Carry A Membership Card

These cards granted access to the world of alcohol in Prohibition-era America.

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You’d Think They Could Afford A Designer

The owners of these websites have billions of dollars and zero eye for design.

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Get Those Kids Outside

Here’s a great list to remind yourself why kids need to get outside. It makes them smarter.

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Speak Up

The AV Club has compiled a list of popular songs that contain weird whispering. I never realized there are so many.

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I Really Wish I Was Good At Basketball

Check out how much money Kobe Bryant makes in 5, 15, 30, 60 seconds.

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Game of Thrones Has Changed the Real World
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6 Ways Game of Thrones has Changed the Real World. Even those who don't watch it know the characters as cultural metaphors.

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The Only Thing Worse than Watching an Offensively Bad Comedy is Watching One You Supposedly Wrote. A.J. Via got a movie deal and lost all control of the finished product.

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To Fight Smallpox in the Spanish Colonies, King Charles IV Sent a Ship on a Vaccination Mission in 1803. The expedition included 22 orphans carrying the fresh vaccine in their bodies to keep it safe enough to last the voyage around the world.

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For Centuries, People Celebrated a Little Boy’s First Pair of Trousers. Once he was toilet-trained and could dress himself, he could become a real boy.

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What A Doctor Calls A Condition Can Affect How We Decide To Treat It. A familiar terms carries a lot of baggage, while a new term will encourage patients to just follow doctor's orders.

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Ben Stiller's Never-Ending Midlife Crisis. His new movie Brad's Status is the fourth that explores that theme.

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Sir Arthur and the Fairies. After a thorough but flawed investigation, the Sherlock Holmes author believed the Cottingley Fairies were real.

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Great Stephen King Stories
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16 Great Stephen King Stories to Read This Fall. In case you want to scare yourself silly alone in the dark.

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Cowabunga! Strange Cow Stories. Bossy has gotten herself into some weird places.

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How Two Lesbians Fought the Nazis With a Typewriter. Lucy Schwob and Suzanne Malherbe kept up a propaganda war from their home in the Channel Islands.

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Can You Survive on Potatoes Alone? Maybe, but there are drawbacks to potatoes as a life-sustaining food.

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Why Back-to-School Season Feels Like the New Year—Even for Adults. The majority of people spend more than half their lives tied to the school calendar.

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A Visual History of Lunchboxes. Come for the nostalgia, stay for the trivia.

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An Austrian Ossuary Holds Hundreds of Elaborately Hand-Painted Skulls. The custom is a combination of memento mori and identification.

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A Brief History of United States Currency. Until the Civil War, money was printed privately by banks.

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