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Inexplicable Tattoos

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13 Inexplicable Tattoos. It seemed like a good idea at the time, but no one can figure out why.
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Burrowing Owls are an unusual species that hunt in daylight and live in holes. See 20 amazing pictures of the threatened species.
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Three women went topless to protest Vladimir Putin's visit to Hanover, Germany. Putin's response was two thumbs up.
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20 Fascinating Nielsen Ratings Facts. Most striking is how small and fragmented the television viewing audience has become.
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Why I'm Cutting Back on Red Meat. Yeah, it's expensive, but it also might kill you.
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Cosplay Does Not Equal Consent. Women dress up for conventions just like men do, but men don't get harassed by other cosplayers for it.
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The Next Big Animal Is Crowned. The results of Buzzfeed's Animal March Madness tournament are announced, with pictures of all the animals in the order they were eliminated.
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The Amazing Dr. Baker. She saved at least 82,000 lives and still had to buck the good ol' boy system.    
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6 rejected Disney theme park rides. I would have stood in line for both Hotel Mel and the Snow Palace.

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Mutiny on the Prisoner Ship
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In the 18th century, Britain shipped around 50,000 prison inmates to the American colonies to do hard labor. James Dalton was sent multiple times for theft, and once succeeded in leading a mutiny aboard the prison ship.

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10 Surprising Ways to Lose Your Mind. Mental disorders can be triggered by a wide variety of conditions.

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How a Group of ’70s Radicals Tried (and Failed) to Invade Disneyland. Four hundred police were waiting for the paltry few hundred Yippies that showed up.

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Rocket Launches Look Even Cooler From Space. A satellite recorded images of a Soyuz launch on July 14.

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How Synthetic Fabrics Inspired a Cultural Revolution. Few people remember how much time laundry and ironing used to take.

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Can you solve the counterfeit coin riddle? You probably could if you had plenty of time.

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Ancient ruins keep being 'discovered.' Were they ever lost?

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A Tree That Flowers With 40 Different Fruits. It's not legendary, but a triumph of science and patience.

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Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants
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Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants. They can grow to 25 feet wide and resemble underwater flying saucers.

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Why ordering from the kids menu is harmful to children. They've changed from smaller portions of adult entrees to bland but safe options for picky eaters.

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22 Facts About Ernest Hemingway. He led an extraordinary, although too short, life.

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A Newly Discovered Diary Tells the Harrowing Story of the Deadly Halifax Explosion. It's believed to be the only same-day account from an eyewitness to the disaster that left 2000 people dead.

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Drug Expiration Dates May Be More Myth Than Fact. A stash of medicines was found to be effectively potent decades after they were made.

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Downtown Atlanta’s Lost Psychedelic Theme Park. The World of Sid and Marty Krofft was as weird as their TV shows.

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Malloy the Invincible. In 1932, a gang of killers bought insurance on a homeless drunk, but then found out he was harder to kill than Rasputin.

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Why Are Baseball Games Nine Innings Long? Believe it or not, that number actually shortened the game.

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