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The Awful Origin of Tetherball

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The Barbaric Past of Tetherball

The disgusting origin of everyone’s favorite playground game. The secret name of Tiger Woods. The likelihood of a cow being on the field at the Super Bowl. Just a few of the amazing and odd sports facts that even the most unathletic will appreciate.

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The Evolution of the Man of Steel

Superman has been a lot of different things in three-quarters of a century.

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Awful and Awesome Art

Yes, these art installations are all rather stupid. But I would probably pay to see a lot of them. I’m part of the problem, right?

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Visit Fabulous Skull Island!

Fictional film settings are beautifully captured in these vintage-looking travel posters.

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Hot Summer Songs

These were the hits you probably sang along to each summer from 1994 until now. WARNING: You may waste a lot of time on this link.

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For the Mini Golf Enthusiast

Golf fans can enjoy the US Open this weekend. Those that are more a mini golf fan will love learning about the history of the game and about the windmills and pirate ships that decorate the 15 best mini golf courses.

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Any Reason to Fight

Sports brawls don’t always happen between one team and another. Sometimes players on a single team brawl. Heck, sometimes coaches on a single team brawl. And sometimes the brawls involve a cab driver. You never can tell.

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The Death of the Deathburger

Apparently this 9-patty burger wasn’t “healthy.”

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The Most Fantastic Picture on the Internet

Just try to debate me on this.

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How Volcanoes Work. The U.S. has 169 "potentially active" volcanoes, but they're not all alike.

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The Internet is Learning an Important Lesson About Service Dogs. We know you're not supposed to pet them without permission, but what if one approaches you?

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That Time the U.S. Postal Service Tried Delivering Mail By Missile. It saved neither time nor money, but that wasn't the point.

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Why You Should Slack Off to Get Some Work Done. The world's most productive scientists and engineers worked only 10 to 20 hours a week.

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Postcards From the Honeymoon Capital Of The World. For many couples, the Poconos was where the Baby Boom began.

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The Dark Side of ‘Service With a Smile.’ Putting on a happy face when you're not feeling it can lead to mental and physical problems.

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A Horror Story About a Shower Curtain. Or it could be a comedy; either way, it needs to be filmed.

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What's the Difference Between a Broadway and an Off-Broadway Show? It's more than just the street address of the theater.

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The 100 Greatest YouTube Videos of All Time, Ranked
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The 100 Greatest YouTube Videos of All Time, Ranked. Watching them all will keep you too busy to argue about the ranking.

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Why Are There No Mosquitoes at Disney World? A lot of hard work goes into making sure you don't have to think about them.

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Wollemi Pines Are Dinosaur Trees. After flourishing for 100 million years, they had to be rescued from extinction in the 1990s.

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Why the Finns Don't Want to be Happy. Despite the highest quality of life in the world, they aren't going to press their luck.

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The Heyday of Penny Restaurants. The food wasn't free, because that would rob the transaction of its dignity.

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Forget the World Cup, Let’s Play Motor-Ball! Soccer played on motorcycles was exciting, but not at all safe.

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The Ultimate Guide To Buying, Wearing, And Caring For Jeans. They never go out of style, because they come in so many styles.

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10 Star-Studded Facts About the Hollywood Sign. It's been there, off and on, since 1923.

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