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

1. 7 Tips for Keeping Your Man (in the 1950s), by Therese Oneill

2. The Stories Behind 22 Classic Album Covers, by Bill DeMain

3. What Does Marijuana Do to Spiders?, by Matt Soniak

4. 10 Artists Who Hated Their Biggest Hit, by Erik van Rheenen

5. Why are “Pound” and “Ounce” Abbreviated as “lb” and “oz”?, by Arika Okrent

6. How to Pick a Lock, by Lucas Reilly

7. Meet the Wasp that Turns Spiders into Zombie Construction Workers, by Matt Soniak

8. The 10 Best Bottle Episodes of Your Favorite TV Shows, by Jennifer Wood

9. The Very First Issues of 19 Famous Magazines, by Alex French

10. The West Virginia Town Where Wireless Signals Are Illegal, by Lucas Reilly

11. 6 Angry Letters Kids Sent Neil deGrasse Tyson About Pluto, by Lucas Reilly

12. 16 Totally Normal Phobias You Didn't Know Had Names, by Amanda Green

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